Featured Artist Jane Yuen Corich

Artist Jane Yuen Corich presents a bold and striking collection of abstract paintings. Find more of her portfolio on her website.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Double Moon” acrylic and mixed media, 36″ x 36″


Art and fashion have been in my life in as far back as I can remember.

When I wasn’t making clothing for my dolls, I was drawing. In middle school I was taken by my teacher to classes at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston on the weekends. This was exciting for me as a child from a large immigrant family. I was able to leave my neighborhood and travel to different parts of the city to see art in an incredible building.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Climbing Over Golden Hills” acyrlic and mixed media, 54″ x 36″


Viewing art became a way to see the world in a different way, through the eyes of others and through history.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Forward Notion” oil and cold wax, 16″ x 16″


This new way of seeing set me on a road to a continual exploration of art—its artists, mediums and techniques—that continues to this day. I always feel a sense of adventure when I set out to learn a new technique or discover an artist I have never heard of. I never tire of the possibilities.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Crossover” oil and cold wax, 22″ x 30″


I started painting with oils in the 1980’s during a summer stay in the south of France. When I came back to the states, I continued experimenting in all forms of art while working in the fashion industry in New York City. This was during height of the 80’s New York art scene.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Shadows Gate” oil and cold wax, 12″ x 12″


I found a connection between the glamour of fashion and the glamour seen at the art openings. There was a daily adventure waiting to be discovered every time I left my apartment.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“After the Rain” acrylic, 22″ x 30″


In 1991, after 14 years of big city living, I had the opportunity to relocate to California for work. After starting a family, my interest in art surfaced again. I began by taking printmaking, then traditional oil painting classes. This was great training for understanding composition and the craft of painting.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Rolling Along” oil and cold wax, 18″ x 24″


I have been deeply entrenched in the world of abstract painting for the last decade. Once I began using acrylic paint as my medium of choice for abstract work, I threw myself into learning as much as I could about the medium.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Whole Again” acrylic, 24″ x 36″


I love experimenting with new products and I truly enjoy opportunities that challenge me to react to the painting surface in new ways. I seek to create abstract narrative works that are atmospheric, mysterious and that evoke fragility and resilience.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Delta” acrylic and mixed media, 12″ x 18″


Through my works I can trace my growth as an artist and as a human being. I realize that for me creating art is far more about self-discovery than it is about painting what I see or feel.


abstract painting by Jane Yuen Corich

“Twin Sails” acrylic, 36″ x 36″


The mediums that I currently work with are acrylic, oil, oil and cold wax and graphite. The continued learning and the momentum I experienced in the fashion industry is still a big part of my journey. I look forward to the excitement of sharing my work with more eyes in the hope of finding connections to those who appreciate what I have to say.


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