Northwest artist, Jeanne Engesath, specializes in painting landscapes and animals in oils and acrylics. Fifteen years of living in Alaska have given Jeanne a real love for the wildlife of the far north. Jeanne now resides in Port Angeles, Washington. Since joining the Port Angeles community, she has found an interest in the local wildlife, as well as the farm animals and local scenery of the area. The beauty of this part, the rugged Washington coastline, and picturesque farms in the area provide endless inspiration for new work. Though she has had some formal art education, Jeanne has gathered most of her knowledge through self-study and through attendance at workshops with some of the nation's foremost wildlife and landscape artists. She enjoys the challenge of working with different mediums, trying new subjects and gathering information for paintings.
Jeanne and husband Vern, a retired fireman, live on 4 1/2 acres outside of Port Angeles where they enjoy trail riding up in the mountains and raising German Shepherd dogs.
Jeanne's artwork has won numerous regional awards in Alaska and Washington and is in private collections throughout the country. She has also worked as a freelance illustrator for the Northwest Interpretive Center at Olympic National Park.