Jeffrey Watts



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Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
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Belgium_Ad by Jeffrey Watts
 
 

 
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thumb_onlinestream_1024 by Jeffrey Watts
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
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Galina by Jeffrey Watts
10 x 8
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
25 months ago 
Moss Point Seascape by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 20 x 24
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
25 months ago 
Lajolla_seascape by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 8 x 10
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
25 months ago 
Rugged Shoreline, Laguna by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 18 x 24
 
 

 
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25 months ago 
Afternoon_Seascape by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 12 x 9
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
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Gypsy Soul by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 36 x 24
 
 

 
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Study SunFlowers by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 12 x 9
 
 

 
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Banner_Peak High Sierra by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 50 x 80
 
 

 
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by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 11 x 14
 
 

 
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Pounding Surf by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 20 x 24
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
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Study Of A Young Woman by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 12 x 9
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
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Namaste by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 12 x 9
 
 

 
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Model With Downcast Eyes by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 16 x 12
 
 

 
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Quintin by Jeffrey Watts
12 x 9
 
 

 
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Van by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 16 x 12
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
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The_Russian by Jeffrey Watts
Oil 12 x 9
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
25 months ago 
Seascape, Treasure Island Beach by Jeffrey Watts
20 x 24
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
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Lesslie_With_Sargent by Jeffrey Watts
16 x 20
 
 

 
Jeffrey Watts Posted Artwork 
25 months ago 
Keleidoscope by Jeffrey Watts
12 x 12
 
 

 



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Biography
Jeffrey R. Watts is a southern California native. Growing up in rural San Diego county with an artist father, Watts demonstrated an early aptitude for the visual arts. But it was competitive sports that held his interest as a teenager. After an injury cut short his budding career in professional cycling, Jeff turned his focus back to art, enrolling at the California Art Institute in Calabasas. Watts was soon asked to teach at the institute and began to work as an illustrator in the movie industry. However, Jeff's goal to become an easel painter would draw him back to San Diego where he started a small life drawing and painting studio known as Watts Atelier of the Arts. ( www.wattsatelier.com ) Jeff's aesthetic sensibilities have long drawn him to the figurative art of nineteenth century Europe and Russia. His Atelier allows him to work regularly from the live model, grounding his work in traditional principles. Recently, Jeff's work has been compared to that of Nicolai Fechin, an influence he is quick to acknowledge. "I never tire of looking at the work of Nicolai Fechin" Watts says, "his work is the perfect combination of control and chaos." In 2008 The Taos Art Museum and Fechin House honored Watts with a Solo Exhibition in the original Taos home and studio of Mr. Nicolai Fechin.
 
Jeff's oil paintings have won numerous awards including First Place Portrait category and Second Place Landscape category from the Artist's Magazine, two consecutive Second Place Awards at the Salon International Exhibition, an Honor Award and an Award of Exceptional Merit from the Portrait Society of America, 3 Awards of Excellence from Oil Painters of America and 3 Top 100 Awards from Arts for the Parks among others. Watts is a regualr participant in the prestigious Prix de West Invitational held at [...]

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