The Art of J.E. CrumArtist directory :: The Art of J.E. Crum
This is the first piece I created in 2020. The work is 9 x 12 inches, a watercolor painting on drawing paper with gel pen enhancement. I find the piece to be a bit disturbing, as if it was a prophecy of this past year, but if you know the myth, the last thing she released into the world was hope. (The original is sold but prints can be available upon request.)
This collection of my artwork includes original paintings and drawings I've created over the past five years. Artworks available for sale and exhibition are noted within each piece's description and most works are also available to purchase as fine art prints. All prices vary.
J.E. Crum is an artist who enjoys creating intensely vivid works using the method of automatism, in which the artist doesn’t always know how an artwork is going to turn out. As if from the artist’s subconscious, J.E. enjoys working intuitively to create art, and tends to draw inspiration from mythologies as personal narratives evolve from the abstractions. Crum focuses on engaging in the aesthetic experience of making art as a relaxation technique, to infer meaning from the art after being ‘lost’ in the process.
Crum also enjoys working full-time in a fast-paced career as an elementary art teacher in where the artist currently teaches nearly 1,000 children a week in a 50-mile radius in public schools of a rural locale, from ages four to eleven. J.E. holds...