Jene Gravley began painting in the 1940's, studying in studio with Mary Totten Johnson. She painted on and off for the next half century while juggling career and family.
After retirement she began devoting more time to painting and making use of opportunities to attend workshops and classes. Ms. Gravley enjoys working in portraits, still life, and various scenes of people and places. She paints in oils, working from life and using digital photography for reference, utilizing Photoshop for layout and sketching.
She was featured in a one-person show at Box-Hawkins Gallery in June 2014 and in Goodrich Gallery in January 2016. Her paintings have been accepted in the Texas and Neighbors 5-state competitive exhibit, and in both Irving Art Association and Irving Art Connection, receiving awards from each of these exhibitors.