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Janet Iffland


Landscape Artist

                                                                 ​JANET IFFLAND ARTIST

Janet is an award winning landscape artist.  She has been plein air painting and studio painting for the past 15 years.  She has taken classes and workshops from nationally prominent artists, including Mark Boedges and Douglas David, and has attended Plein Air Conventions in Santa Fe, NM.  Janet was born in Connecticut and has been a lifelong artist there.  She is an active plein air painter in her winter home in Naples, Florida.

The subjects of Janet’s paintings feature shoreline scenes as well as boats, parks and city scenes in Naples and the surrounding area. Her Connecticut paintings including rural farms and countryside. She has been honored with numerous show awards, and has been on the cover of Litchfield Hills Magazine.   She is represented by Center Framing & Art, West Hartford, CT, 100 Main St LLC, Falls Village, CT, and High Tide Studio & Gallery in Naples, FL.  She is a member of Housatonic Valley Art Association, Great Barrington, MA and Naples Art Association in Naples, Florida.

Janet paints seascapes, homes and farms on commission to preserve family memories.  She teaches studio and plein air classes, as well as private lessons giving new artists the confidence to create beautiful paintings using her techniques.

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Galleries:
Center Framing & Art, West Hartford, CT
​High Tide Studio & Gallery, Naples, FL
100 Main Street LLC, Falls Village, CT
Kelly's Crystals, Torrington, CT


Solo and Group Shows:
The White Gallery, Lakeville, CT.  Winter Warmer Show 2015-2019 (closed)
Five Points Gallery, Torrington, February 2014
Open Your Eyes Studio Tour (NW Arts Council), Summer 2014
Burlington Public Library, Burlington, CT., January 2015
The Arts Desire and Artwell Gallery, Torrington
Wilton Library, Wilton, CT. 2016
Richter Art Association, Danbury, CT 2017
Housatonic Valley Art Association, Great Barrington, MA 2018
Five Points Gallery Annex Group Show, Torrington, CT.  2018
Indian Mountain School, Lakeville, CT.   Juried Show called Sanctuary 2019

Exhibits and Shows:
Jr. League of Eastern Fairfield County Annual Show, Fairfield, CT.
En Plein Air at Heublein Tower, Simsbury, CT                                                                                     
Kent Art Association Art Shows, Kent, CT
Merwinsville Hotel Restoration Shows, Gaylordsville, CT
Roxbury Congregational Church Annual Show, Roxbury, CT
Westport Old Mill Pond Art Show, Westport, CT
HVCA Danbury Mall Art Show, Danbury, CT
Rowayton CCNS Annual Art Show, Rowayton, CT
Trinity Gallery, Limerock, CT
Paint the Town, Cornwall, CT.
Artwell Gallery, Torrington, CT
SCAN, Newtown Meeting House,Newtown, CT.
Housatonic Valley Art League, Great Barrington, CT.
The Voice of Art, Juried Virtual & Venue Show, Litchfield Inn, Litchfield, CT.  

Awards:
Torrington Main Street Marketplace - Art Award-Best Painting 2011
Trinity Gallery, Limerock, CT   2015 show 2nd place
Trinity Gallery, Limerock, CT 2015 People’s choice
Roxbury Art Show CT, 2017 Best Acrylic Painting
New Milford Art Show CT, 2017 Best Acrylic Painting
Housatonic Valley Art League, Great Barrington, MA.  2018 Award of Excellance

Honor:
Painting created and hanging in new Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, CT
THE HILLS Magazine, front cover showing my painting “Shadows on the Wall” Summer Edition 2015