September in Denali Park at 6:15 p.m. Colors dance and the evening summer sun spotlights the mountain. Wonder Lake is the place to be in autumn. After a long trip on the shuttle bus, my legs were stiff and I was tired but what a sight to welcome me to the heart of Denali Park. […]
One single brushstroke of color can change everything.
Alaska is like any other wild and wonderful place.
Every person you meet has a different story.
My story is hidden within these paintings.
I share news about what’s been on my easel in Studio Notes.
Studio Notes? It’s a short email newsletter that I write occasionally.
I hope it inspires you to stay wild in your world.
Jan Raven Stitt is a professional artist living in Fairbanks Alaska. She paints the beauty and surprises of the world around her. Whether it’s a portrait, still life or the animals and landscape in Alaska, she studies light and the structure of God’s amazing creations.
Raven is founder and owner of Alaskan Raven Studio and Emeritus Creative Director from University of Alaska Fairbanks.
She has received numerous awards in juried show competitions with jurors from around the country. Raven graduated from Rocky Mountain College of Art in Denver Colorado and received a BA from Christian Life School of Theology.
Drop in (virtually) to Well Street Art Co.,Fairbanks, Alaska to see my solo show featuring ravens (and a few cranes). Or you can see the individual paintings here.
Paintings and their story
Feathers & Brushstrokes was an exhibit of paintings at Well Street Art Co. Fairbanks, Alaska in February, 2021 Click on the small gallery images below to see the entire painting with their titles and prices. Do you see a painting you want but it is already sold? Check to see if it’s available as a […]
Suddenly, Bear20″ x 20″ Kroma acrylic on canvaspainting by Raven You never know when a bear might show up. You imagine one behind every bush. But then, suddenly there is a bear. A large grizzly. My stomach turned. My husband yelled and waved his arms. I was surprised to see a look of fear in […]