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JANET RESTINO, Circus
Guy,
2008, Digital print from
scanned pencil drawing,
8.5" x 11" and up
© JANET RESTINO
JANET RESTINO, Nudes
Dancing,
2002, Digital Print scanned
from pencil drawing, 8.5" x
11" and up
© JANET RESTINO
JANET RESTINO, Man
Relaxing,
2008, Digital pring scanned
from pencil drawing, 8.5" x
11" and up
© JANET RESTINO
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JANET RESTINO, Got A Match?,
2009, Collage, ink, digital print, watercolor,
matches on paper, 5" x 7" framed in 8 x
10" metal frame
© JANET RESTINO
JANET RESTINO, Woman
Under Willows. Food@Nite,
2000, Acrylic on Canvas,
18" x 24"
© JANET RESTINO
JANET RESTINO, Harvest
Queen,
2000, C Print, 11" x 14' in 16
x 20" frame
© JANET RESTINO
Artist
Writer
Artlover
Art professional
JANET RESTINO, All Night Long,
2009, Digital Print scanned from pencil
drawing, 8.5" x 11" and up
© JANET RESTINO
JANET RESTINO, Love Poem #9 Sumi
Nude,
2000, Digital Print scanned from ink
drawing plus text, 8.5" x 11" and up
JANET RESTINO,
Waverly Theater,
Halloween Parade NYC,
CPrint (photograph)
signed 1/20, 11 x 14" in
14 x 20" frame
© JANET RESTINO
JANET RESTINO,
Woman - Rear View (Sumi ink drawing),
Cprint colorized from original drawing on
paper, 11 x 14 in 14 x 20" frame
© JANET RESTINO
I've got my heart, hands and head in many media. With piano as my first love, I later found more loves – sculpture, drawing, painting and
photography. And I've always been writing and sometime I perform as a singer/songwriter/poet Off Broadway. My poetry and lyrics find their way into
my images at times especially the ink drawings of nudes – adding a literary component and taking sensual visuals to the cerebral plane.

Coming to NYC in the 80’s from Philadelphia, I “bopped around” various neighborhoods in the East and West Village and Brooklyn until settling in Hells Kitchen
in the early 90’s.

Formally trained as a sculptor, my two dimensional work jumps off the wall. Some of my bold and spunky artwork is created for and about musicians, done while
listening and inspired by them.
The human figure, nature and peace are favorite subjects.
Some of the artworks in the show at Pomaire have been exhibited at the Jazz Radio Station WBGO-FM in Newark, NJ.

I also now print and publish over 200 of my images as blank note cards and prints, selling to many shops in NYC, including several in the Theater District.
I exhibit primarily in New York, participating in Group Shows and Arts Events.
My clients and collectors include many well-known cultural organizations and performers in the Arts, Entertainment and Theater.
I've always been committed to creating art that is affirmative – with images that are inspiring and healing. Inspired by all that’s good and healthy – beauty,
harmony, a dash of dissonance, pulsating rhythms, curvilinear notions, irony, fresh air, full moons. And at times, also inspired to speak out against war & injustice.

I'm not much different than a bee making honey, a spider spinning a web…while I'm mining the psyche and the spirit to make art.
I'm intuitive, instinctual and often impulsive and thoughtful artist, steeped in visual history from cave drawings to cartoons, from Willendorfs to windmills, frescos
to figleafs, Polaroids to pixels.

I’m just a vessel at times – keeping myself able to participate in the act of creation which so many times feels truly divine.
Sometimes I move the hand…sometimes the hand moves me and I see tangible evidence.
I did that? Well I must have…it’s in my sketchbook and this one’s been there for 30 years…I forgot I did it.

Some marks on a surface coming from a chakra higher than a hot dog with everything.
Janet Restino