Filler Scott paints equine and wildlife subjects with
attention to anatomy, character and personality.
The animals in her paintings, all of whom are friends or
personal acquaintances, project a living presence and
When you look into the eyes
of one of her animals, you feel the animal looking back at you.
Jeanne says, "I paint with the understanding that each animal is unique.
The animal may represent the entire species as an ideal, but on a deeper
level, the animal before me is an individual. I try to do justice
to my subjects and give their images the vitality and character they
An interviewer once wrote
that the animals in her paintings contained the "spark of life."
When viewing one of her paintings, you immediately get the feeling her
subjects are old friends, with subtleties of their characters and
expressions finding expression in paint only because of long,
A sense of individual life
is what Jeanne imparts so well. The calm eyes of a bison follow
you around a room; a foal stands undecided whether to run away or take a
lump of sugar from your hand; three wolves languidly watch you from a
sun-warmed rock in a snowy landscape. Jeanne's paintings are
celebrations of life.