Jeannina Blanco

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Costa Rican artist Jeannina Blanco has been creative since childhood. At age 24, while living in California and recovering from brain surgery Jeannina healed herself through art. An event that changed her life forever, as she changed the studies from computer networking to painting.

Jeannina opened her first studio in 1996 in the Cannery Village, Newport Beach, where she studied with Marilyn Polliquin and later on with great artist Hedi Moran the workshop at Scottsdale Artist School in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Captivated by Plein Air artists in the area, joined the California Plein Air Painters Association and her passion for painting the landscape en Plein Air was acquired with practice and learning from associated artists. She belonged to the California Art Club and Artsbridge. Plein Air has been a parallel activity to her studio work since 1999.

Blanco returned to Costa Rica in 2002 and decides to become an artist instructor inspired by the way Moran transmitted her knowledge. That same year was accepted as a member at the Salmagundi Club New York were she belonged for five years participating in curated exhibitions and auctions.

Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Edition and The Artist's Blue Book among other publications including magazines, newspapers and TV interviews in Costa Rica. Her work is collected around the world, includes murals, paintings, drawings, photographs and a video documentary of 55 minutes about the theater history Costa Rican that it was declared of Cultural Interest in Costa Rica in 2009.

In 2014 was awarded an Special Mention to the quality of work at the Second Biennale of Contemporary ...

Costa Rican artist Jeannina Blanco has been creative since childhood. At age 24, while living in California and recovering from brain surgery Jeannina healed herself through art. An event that changed her life forever, as she changed the studies from computer networking to painting.

Jeannina opened her first studio in 1996 in the Cannery Village, Newport Beach, where she studied with Marilyn Polliquin and later on with great artist Hedi Moran the workshop at Scottsdale Artist School in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Captivated by Plein Air artists in the area, joined the California Plein Air Painters Association and her passion for painting the landscape en Plein Air was acquired with practice and learning from associated artists. She belonged to the California Art Club and Artsbridge. Plein Air has been a parallel activity to her studio work since 1999.

Blanco returned to Costa Rica in 2002 and decides to become an artist instructor inspired by the way Moran transmitted her knowledge. That same year was accepted as a member at the Salmagundi Club New York were she belonged for five years participating in curated exhibitions and auctions.

Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, the Orange County Edition and The Artist's Blue Book among other publications including magazines, newspapers and TV interviews in Costa Rica. Her work is collected around the world, includes murals, paintings, drawings, photographs and a video documentary of 55 minutes about the theater history Costa Rican that it was declared of Cultural Interest in Costa Rica in 2009.

In 2014 was awarded an Special Mention to the quality of work at the Second Biennale of Contemporary Art of Argentina, in 2015 is invited to participate at the Art Shopping of the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris for the Printemps Edition.

Currently Jeannina Blanco is a member of the International Association of Art IAA/AIAP as an active member of the Costa Rican Association of Visual Artists (ACAV) and of Plein Air Costa Rica, an open group she co-founded in 2012 and it remains to be one the main coordinators.

Jeannina teaches painting en Plein Air at beautiful sites in Costa Rica and in her studio in San Jose, Costa Rica and travels to paint.

"I did not choose to be an artist, Art chose me! It found me, healed me and gave me a great reason to live on this fascinating path I have traveled, full of learning and satisfaction. To me, the artistic creation is an act of love! " Jeannina Blanco

Nocturno en Oporto
Nocturno en Oporto
  • 9 x 12 in
  • $155.00
Cádiz al atardecer
Cádiz al atardecer
  • 9 x 12 in
  • $155.00
Corazón de Jesus
Corazón de Jesus
  • 12 x 9 in
  • $280.00
Cita Beatriz
Cita Beatriz
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  • 11 x 14 in
Remembranza
Remembranza
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  • 12 x 12 in
Al Correo en tarde lluviosa
Al Correo en tarde lluviosa
  • 20 x 16 in
  • $750.00
Caballeros de la cava
Caballeros de la cava
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  • 20 x 16 in
Natalie & Heidi
Natalie & Heidi
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  • 24 x 30 in
Edificio Jiménez
Edificio Jiménez
  • 11 x 14 in
  • $400.00
Horsing around
Horsing around
  • 30 x 40 in
  • $600.00
Sebastian
Sebastian
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  • 24 x 20 in
Teatro Municipal
Teatro Municipal
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  • 10 x 15 in
Alma de Amón
Alma de Amón
  • 11.8 x 14.4 in
  • $300.00
La herediana
La herediana
  • 12 x 9 in
  • $400.00
Patrimonio
Patrimonio
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  • 12 x 12 in
Tres son multitud
Tres son multitud
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  • 12 x 9 in
La noche del estreno
La noche del estreno
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  • 14 x 18 in
Perro de barrio
Perro de barrio
  • 10 x 14 in
  • $400.00
El Castillo
El Castillo
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  • 9 x 12 in
Oasis II
Oasis II
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  • 10 x 14 in
Forever
Forever
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  • 14 x 30 in
Art Fair Painter
Art Fair Painter
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  • 10 x 15 in
Inolvidable
Inolvidable
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  • 24 x 20 in
Pasta dish
Pasta dish
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  • 7 x 8.5 in
Rumbo al trabajo
Rumbo al trabajo
  • 7 x 7 in
  • $250.00