Janelle Schneider is a mixed media artist and 3D texture paint/look development artist for film and television. A native of Portland, Oregon, Schneider received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from PNCA and was awarded with "Best of Design" in the Faculty Choice Show (1997) and the "Outstanding Thesis Award in Graphic Arts" (1998) respectively.
A Portland design professional, she moved to the San Francisco bay area in 2002 to begin work on the films Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions. Janelle remained in the bay area working as a 3d texture artist on a number of films including Constantine, Charlotte's Web, Spiderwick Chronicles, Disney's A Christmas Carol, Mars Need Moms, Madagascar 3, Mr. Peabody & Sherman for studios including Tippett, PDI/Dreamworks and IMD/Disney. During this time Schneider was an artist member of the San Rafael non profit Art Works Downtown where she maintained her own studio practice in acrylics. During this time her work continued to explore and define personal aspects of inner and outer worlds.
Schneider contributed 14 paintings for the "Suit of Wands/Stars" for the group project The Science Tarot, which enjoyed a launch party reception at the California Academy of Science, and received the Maker’s Faire Editor’s Choice Blue Ribbon in San Francisco, 2010. Schneider has exhibited across the San Francisco Bay Area, including shows at the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts in Mill Valley, the Joseph P. Bort Metro Center in Oakland, the Olive Hyde Gallery in Fremont, and the SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco. Her works are held in private collections in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Norway.
She currently lives and works near Portland, Oregon.
"Circle in a Square; Compositions 2008-2014" Now available in perfect bound paperback, and ipad e-book
Xanadu Gallery Studio Artist: Original works with Xanadu Gallery
"Sacred Circles" archival quality mandala prints now offered exclusively at Csourcewisdom.com
Contact Janelle with inquiries or to request commissioned work.