J.F. Mazur Fine Art Studio specializes in children's classes, private lessons and fine art sales.
Artist, teacher and owner, Jillian Mazur opened the doors of her private art studio in Garrett County, MD to local residents during the summer of 2011. From June of that year to today, Jillian has produced many series of oil paintings and mixed media sketches. She has also built a large portfolio of animal portrait commissions, serving clients throughout the U.S. She shares her love of art with community youth by offering children's classes, private lessons and summer art camps at her studio is Santa Fe, NM. J.F. Mazur Studio has offered 35 different series of children's classes and camps to date. Classes range from Parent & Me Art for preschoolers to private painting parties for Adults.
Jillian Mazur grew up in Long Island, New York. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from West Virginia University, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a focus in painting and art education. She holds a certification to teach art, pre-k through 12th grade. Jillian’s love of art began when she could hold a pencil and continued to be her focus throughout her education and career.
In 2008, Jillian accepted a teaching position at West End United Methodist Preschool in Nashville, TN. There she administered fine art lessons as well as designed a school wide fine art lesson database. The art lesson database is still in use today.
Jillian returned to the Appalachian mountains of Maryland in 2010 and opened a studio in Oakland, Maryland. There she created Appalachian inspired landscape paintings, commissioned portraits, as well as offered classes and lessons to children and adults.
J.F. Mazur Studio, Oakland, Maryland, opened during the summer of 2011. From June of that year until it's recent relocation to New Mexico, the studio has offered over 10 different categories of classes and camps to nearly 200 students yearly. In May of 2016, after completing the Ryder Studio atelier, Jillian moved her studio and art school to Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Dedicated to her personal growth as an artist and teacher, Jillian continues to work on landscape and portrait collections at her studio and attends seasonal ateliers in painting and drawing. Recently completing a nine month atelier in figure drawing and portrait painting at The Ryder Studio in Santa Fe, New Mexico in spring of this year as well as a portrait painting intensive at Studio Escalier in Argenton-Chateau, France in 2015.
J. F. Mazur Studio, Santa Fe, will officially open it's doors for children's art classes on September 3rd, 2016. Jillian plans to continue working on landscapes and portraits in methods similar to her most recent studies at Studio Escalier and The Ryder Studio, seeking representation for her artwork in Fall of 2017.