Gordon Wetmore's painting assignments have taken him all over the world during the last three and a half decades. With his family, he has lived and worked in Ireland, France, England, and other countries.
Wetmore has created over 700 portraits of many distinguished and well-known subjects including: President Richard M. Nixon, Jack Nicklaus, Fred Couples, Dr. and Mrs. Norman Vincent Peale, Leon Uris, Princess Grace, Prince Rainier and Prince Albert of Monaco. Private commissions include: Ford, Wrigley, Hewlett, Bechtel, Post, Searle, Brock, Perkin, Baker, Duke, Gannett, The Lord Inchiquin in Ireland, and The Lord and Lady Tollemache of England.
Janet Lucas is an oil painter whose primary interest is portraying atmosphere and the effects of light on subjects. Her favorite subjects include landscapes, street scenes and figures.
"I love to travel and view my paintings as an attempt to demonstrate the beauty and variety of God's creation."
Janet has studied painting under John Lonergan and has taken classes or workshops from artists including Tom Browning, Mark Carder, Kim English, William Jameson, Charles Sovek and Camille Przewodek. She has participated in numerous art shows in Birmingham, Nashville and Knoxville. She was the featured artist for the Knoxville Heart Gala 2007 and Webbfest Art Show 2004 in Knoxville. Her paintings are included in corporate and private collections across the United States.
Janet lives in Birmingham, Alabama and has three children. She is originally from Knoxville, Tennessee and received a B.A. from the University of Virginia.