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Cary Jurriaans

Whidbey Island Fine Art Studio
Gage Academy of Art / many workshops
Florence Academy of Art

Cary Loopuyt Jurriaans (www.caryjurriaans.com). Cary was born and raised in the Netherlands and grew up among some of the most beautiful art in the world. She has shown an abundance of creative energy throughout her life, after pursuing the decorative arts in many forms, she started painting. Cary’s formal art training started at the Seattle Academy of Fine Art. She also studied at the Florence Academy of Art and attended many other workshops in Europe and the US. Cary comes from a family of painters, her aunt was the Parisian painter Mena Loopuyt (1902-1991). She is also a direct descendant of Johan Joeke Gabriel van Wicheren (1808-1897), a Frisian portrait painter. He was the first teacher of Isaac Israels (Rembrandt’s student). Cary’s work is in private collections in the US and Europe. Her work has been exhibited in numerous juried shows in the area, most notable the PONCHO invitational.
In 2006 Cary started the WHIDBEY ISLAND FINE ART STUDIO) in Langley, WA Whidbey Island FAS is a Studio/School where artists can come and study in classes and workshops with nationally renowned instructors.

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