Jennifer Slavik, founder of Water and Light is a watercolor artist trained in art and architecture at Cornell University and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she received her Bachelor and Master degrees in architecture. She worked for many years in the United States and abroad before taking on a full time art career.
She has painted for over twenty years in watercolor and has exhibited her work in local galleries and many local outdoor shows. She has taken a number of workshops sponsored by the Georgia Watercolor Society and spent many years taking lessons from local Atlanta based artists.
Today, she has been chosen to participate in the Georgia Watercolor Society 2014 National Exhibition at the Carrollton Cultural Arts Center in Carrollton, GA. She also has been chosen to exhibit her work in the Georgia Watercolor Society National Exhibition in 2010 and recently, in the Texas Watercolor Society 64th Annual National Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas 2013, for which she received an Honorable Mention for her painting Daisy No.1. She was also chosen this year to participate in the One of a Kind Show and Sale in Chicago, Illinois, which is an annual art show held at the Merchandise Mart, the largest building in the United States, which is held during the first week of December. She was also chosen to participate in the Made in the South juried art show in Macon, GA at the Macon Centreplex during the first week of November 2013.
Among the many outdoor, juried art festivals she has been chosen for include: the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, the Yellow Daisy Festival, the Roswell Art Festival, the Virginia Highlands Summerfest, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival, the Buckhead Spring Arts Festival, the Festival on Ponce, and the Brookhaven Arts Festival.
She has also exhibited her art work at the Snellville City Hall and was selected by a jury to participate in the fine art auction for Zoo Atlanta.
Jennifer enjoys painting a range of subjects for her watercolors, but especially likes to paint landscapes, floral, and abstract subjects.