Lorraine Lans

Oil Painting of the Bubbles. Mostly pinks, Blues, and Greens used. Image is of a landscape looking towards the ocean with sloping land in the foreground.
"The Bubbles", oil on masonite, 1996

Photo Courtesy of Lorraine Lans. Used with permission.


"Though it rained most of the time, a break in the weather allowed me to recreate the color and light of those two small mountains above JordanPond."

– Lorraine Lans

Charcoal self portrait of artist Lorraine Lans
Lorraine Lans

Lorraine Lans was born in Norwood, Massachusetts and moved to Stonington In 1976. She studied with Impressionist painter Henry Hensche at the Cape School of Art in Provincetown, Massachusetts, attended Boston University School of Visual Art, then studied with the Boston School painters atelier at the Fenway Studios in Boston. She studied portraits at Malden Bridge School of Art, N.Y. with Betty Warren. As a plein air painter, she paints landscapes on the spot capturing the light at that specific time of day. Her portrait commissions are done from life in her North light studio where she tries to get the essence of the individual. Through her time spent bird hunting in Maine, she has developed an interest in painting wildlife scenes. With an extensive exhibition history showing in galleries around the country including the Michelle and Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Ma., the Salon International Exhibit at the Greenhouse Gallery in San Antonio, TX. She has been recognized by the Academic Artists Association with their highest award of “Juror’s Choice” in their National Exhibition and by an Honorable Mention from the Cape Cod Art Association’s “All New England Exhibition”. Visit her website.


Last updated: January 31, 2020

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