Carol Jessen is a contemporary American artist residing in San Francisco, California. Carol traveled the many corners of the world including Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and many countries of the Far East. The Far East left a vivid impression which prompted her to reside in Kyoto, Japan for a year and on a later trip study Japanese woodblock printing in the Japan Alps with Toshi Yoshida. She was also tutored in design, composition and the psychology of perception by William S. Lansberg.
Hunters Point Shipyard, the once-abandoned Naval Shipyard in San Francisco, is now home to one of the largest artist communities in the United States where Carol enjoys her studio by the Bay. Her primary mediums are oil painting, pastel and various forms of printmaking and collage.
Capturing the fleeting moods of cityscapes and landscapes as they are transformed by fog, rain, light and darkness is my continuing passion. Reinventing and finding beauty in our day-to-day pedestrian world…
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