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Full Artist Bio

Janel, in the last thirty years, has traveled the world photographing the beauty of this earth. Recently, she has extended her creative passion to a new art form. This new medium, encaustic, reflects her love of nature in a pure, simple, artistic form. Textures, layering, color and composition are important features in her pieces.

Janel Pahl is a Master Photographer, an approved PPA instructor and a national judge for the Professional Photographers of America. In addition, she is a teacher of photography and has inspired aspiring and professional photographers around the world. She has presented her workshops in Canada, Italy, Korea, England, Ireland and throughout the United States. Her images have won numerous national and international awards. Along with her portraits, Janel’s fine art images are published with the Canadian art group Winn Devon.

Artist Statement

“As I grow older, living life with purpose has become important to me. Creating art with a message is something that is new to me. Our world can be a bit ugly sometimes, filled with anger and hate towards each other. My message is simple. Love. Love which creates beauty. Beauty I find in nature. While I make no attempt to portray my subjects as realistic, I do want my creations to appear as if they have lived somewhere. I do not take life seriously, but my intent is to live life with a passion for it. My art is just that. Living with beautiful art that pays tribute to the natural world reminds us to slow down and helps us reconnect with nature and each other.”

Resume;

Lecturing affiliate associations and state conventions, 1996-current.
 PPA National Conventions, portrait safari 1996-98, 2000 early bird,

spot light speaker 2004
Canadian National Convention, keynote speaker 1997.
West Coast School 1996.
California Photographic Workshops 1999, 2000, 2001
Maine Photographic Workshops 2001
Mid America School of Photography 2003
South Korea Professional Photographers National Convention 2004
 New Jersey School of Photography 2005
Journeys of the Soul Workshops;
Tuscany 2005, England 2007, Italy 2008, Ireland 2010, Whidbey
 Island 2012, Umbria 2014, Umbria 2016

Art exhibits;
Columbia Center for the Arts, Or. Red Sky Gallery, Wa.
Tilting at Windmills, Vt.
Art in the Pearl, Or.

ETOILE

JANEL PAHL
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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
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Etoile displays a constellation of speckles

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BICKLE

JANEL PAHL
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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
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Are you talkin’ to me?

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CIRRUS

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
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Cirrus Owl keeps an eye on the sky!

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TIKKI

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
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Check out the colorful plumage on Tikki!

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PUCCI

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
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Pucci looks all dressed up to go to the avian opera…

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ROWENA

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Janel’s prettiest raven yet, stargazing in shades of indigo…

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VIOLET

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Cheeky Violet lands on the scene with shades of purple, pink and yellow!

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MERLOT

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Wine colored confetti features on Merlot’s plumage!

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INDIGO

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Many shades of blue and some purple dots and waves, just for contrast!

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PEACHIE

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Size: 6″ X 6″

One look at Peachie and you feel like everything will be, well, peachy!

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ORBILLE

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
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Orbille has an eye on you!

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ASKANT

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Sometimes it pays to look at a situation from a different angle!

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TWILIGHT

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Twilight’s plumage is reminiscent of a stroll in a starry forest!

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BOCA

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A chick with tulips!

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WINDY

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The plumage, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind.

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BOGART

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Here’s lookin’ at you, kid!

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LENORE

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The rare and radiant raven that I named Lenore…

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LA-LA

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
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He’s either singing opera or pontificating…

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AZURE

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
Size: 6″ X 6″

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TWIGS

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
Size: 5″ X 5″

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MIGHTY HERON

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
Size: 10″ X 22″

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MR. & MRS. STELLER JAY

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
Size: 11″ X 14″

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LAVENDER

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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
Size: 6″ X 6″

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MOODY

JANEL PAHL
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Medium: Encaustic mixed media
Size: 7″ X 5″

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STACIA

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SELAH

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