As a traditional painter I prefer my paintings to look timeless. I strive to give the viewer a sense of experiencing the place and the moment depicted in the scene I painted as thought they were there. When painting portraits my goals is to create a good likeness and a painting that is pleasing on its own merit. However, I believe that a successful portrait painting is one that captures a bit of the subjects character... the essence of the person"
Jeff Morrow primarily focuses on portraiture, sporting art and urban scenes. Jeff gained an aesthetic education during his 28-year career as a commercial photographer and video producer. He describes his style as painterly realism. Though rooted in the classic tradition, his style is contemporary in spirit.
Although the goal of a successful portrait is to create a good likeness and capture the essence of the subject, Morrow works to create paintings that are pleasing on their own merit. He hopes his work will stand the test of time and be treasured by future generations. His portraits are in both private and corporate collections.
Jeff resides in the Cincinnati area and is a member of The Portrait Society of America, Oil Painters of America, The American Academy of Equine Art and is a Signature Member of the Cincinnati Art Club.
Jeff Morrow’s work has been featured on the cover of The Artists Magazine and in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine. He has received a Gold Medal and a Portraiture Award of Excellence from Oil Painters of America. He also received an Award of Excellence from the Portrait Society of America. Additionally he won several first place and best of show awards in various national competitions.
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