Janene Block

Biography

Janene Block is a professional illustrator and painter who creates portraits, landscapes, and murals. She has also been an art teacher, with emphasis on inclusion, for all ages and abilities.

Her gifts in artistry and technique are showcased in the many projects she has created for clients and her local community; including programs for the City of Eugene, Upstart Crow Youth Theatre, and El Camino del Rio Elementary School.

“My life’s intention is to create work that inspires love, vulnerability, and belonging.”

~Janene Block

Artist Statement

Janene Block is a professional illustrator and painter who creates portraits, landscapes, and murals. She has also been an art teacher, with emphasis on inclusion, for all ages and abilities.

Her gifts in artistry and technique are showcased in the many projects she has created for clients and her local community; including programs for the City of Eugene, Upstart Crow Youth Theatre, and El Camino del Rio Elementary School.

Exhibitions

Lane Community College-Juried 2011
New Zone Gallery Exhibition -2018
Art-Eug 404 -Studio Without Walls Exhibition-2018
Art-Eug 404 -Studio Without Walls Exhibition-2019
Art City Eugene-Winter Window Front Exhibition 2020
Art City Eugene-Spring Window Front Exhibition 2021-2022
JSMA-2022

Volunteerism/Charity:

Upstart Crow Theatre-Scenic Painter 2016-2017
River Road Elementary School-Mural Donation 2017
Eugene Juneteenth Celebration-Community Painter 2020
Greenhill Humane Society-Painting Donation 2021