Janelle Schneider




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Janelle Schneider is a multi-disciplinary visual artist and painter in acrylic. She lives and maintains her studio practice in the Portland, Oregon area. Mainly self taught, she has been painting using oils and acrylics most of her life. She graduated from PNCA with a BFA in Graphic Design.

Her working methods sometimes combine digital tools with traditional methods and mediums. Janelle’s current paintings are figurative expressions of the human condition past and present, exploring dissonances in our contemporary landscape.

 Janelle’s work has shown in the Pacific Northwest, San Francisco Bay and L.A. areas and is held in private collections worldwide.

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2023 Washington County Open Studios Artist (juried)  |  Artists & Galleries 2023

2023 Figures & Faces (juried)  | Cannon Beach Arts Association Gallery

2020 UNLIMITED 2020 Alumni Salon Show |  PNCA Online Gallery

          Chibi Amabie | Minimus Gallery | Instagram International Art Museum

2016 Stargazing (invitational) | Schomburg Gallery | Santa Monica, CA

2015 Musings (Solo show) | Nectar Cafe, Portland, OR

           Of Spirits and Dreams (Solo show) | Mississippi Chiropractic, Portland, OR

            Big & Small Show | Red e Cafe Gallery | Portland, OR

2012 Marin Artists Invitational Exhibit | Joseph P. Bort MetroCenter , Oakland, CA.

2009 Control SOMArts (juried) | San Francisco, CA.

          Art of the Spirit (juried) | O'Hanlon Center for the Arts | Mill Valley, CA.

          Smaller Than A Breadbox (invitational, juried) | Olive Hyde Art Gallery | Fremont, CA.

2008 LACDA “Snap To Grid” (juried) | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA


BFA | Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
Memberships & Affiliations
Cannon Beach Gallery Arts Association

Works held in private collections in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, South Korea and Norway.

Group Projects
The Science Tarot Deck | original paintings for the suit of wands | Sept 2010

Social media
Over 1000 followers on Facebook Art page
Publications, Articles & Exhibit Catalogues
Science Tarot Deck - 14 paintings, in both digital and acrylic for the Suit of Wands 2010
"Control – An Exhibition of California Women Artists", SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco 2009

Curatorial Projects
Jan, 2010 Counterpoint | Marin Community Foundation | Novato, CA.
Maker’s Faire Editor’s Choice Blue Ribbon | The Science Tarot
Outstanding Design Thesis Award, BFA Thesis Show, PNCA
Best of Design, faculty choice show, PNCA



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science tarot

A portfolio of my paintings for the Suit of Wands in the Science Tarot Project, and images from our launch party at the California Academy of Sciences.

One through ten card designs were painted using Photoshop, and the face cards were painted using acrylic mixed media on 24x36 inch canvases. For the launch party display I bound the four paintings together at the corners, and displayed on a raised central pedestal. There were also two stations with glowing light cube stands on which rested view master viewers containing the card art .

Science Tarot artists and creators
Science Tarot

3d materials & surfacing

This represents my final demo reel from my career as a texture/look development artist. This is a full Length Reel (click for shot list) - and includes examples of texture painting, look development, and some lighting examples for creatures, characters, humans, clothing, props and environments, including maps and turn tables.


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