jacquie leavitt is a
self-taught mixed media painter specializing in whimsical art. she grew up in chattanooga, tennessee. after attending the university of tennessee,
she moved to atlanta where she worked in property management. in june 2010, she discovered mixed media
painting. she began exploring different
techniques in order to find her own style.
she moved back to chattanooga
in 2011 where she began selling her work at local markets. jacquie has now branched out to art festivals
in the southeast, showing in local galleries and teaching at art retreats
in her work, she uses lots of
color and texture. her work usually
contains an inspirational quote or two as well.
much of her work contains several different materials including collage,
acrylic, watercolor, oil pastels, soft pastels, ink, markers, graphite and
charcoal.she often prints her own
papers to use in her collage work.
jacquie stays busy painting
and raising her six year old daughter, victoria, who also loves to make art.