Jenny Potter Scheu


I love exuberant color, and the calligraphic dance of line, light, and form. My images are very personal interpretations of natural and built forms from my memory, observations, and imagination. The roots of my art practice are in color work, drawing, and printmaking. I draw regularly, and am always collecting images, colors, and patterns for my studio work.

My watercolor paintings are built slowly on rugged rag papers. The process is meticulous, a framework in which color and line run riot. Many paintings contain layers of transparent jewel-like watercolor pigments, translucent gouaches, and opaque color-pencil and ink marks. I enjoy the discipline of careful process and the delightful colors and compositions that occur in the layering of images and materials.