JACKIE FUCHS FREEZING FRAMES
Art Market|Issue #55 January 2021
On Thanksgiving three years ago, Fuchs received an unexpected invitation to Philadelphia that changed her career forever. She visited the Barnes Foundation with her daughter and a friend's family and fell in love with Modigliani's work. At this point in her life, she was not working with clay anymore; She thought to herself, I wonder if I can paint? And there it all began.
She began experimenting with 2D medium, something even as an art teacher she never embraced. Her first show was only a few months later, where she exhibited fifty pieces and sold seven.

She kept painting and experimented with collages after seeing a friend's 90-something-year-old mother's pieces.

Fuchs was inspired by the intensity behind the work, giving her permission to lose her shy filter and include nudes from 1970s Playboy magazines in her work. Since then, she has sold hundreds of paintings to international collectors in just several years.

Jackie Fuchs was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1958.

As a young adult, Jackie began a long career as a salon owner, colorist, and stylist in Manhattan. In 1986 she moved from New York to Provincetown, Massachusetts, where she lived for 13 years, immersing herself in the artist community and developing her lifelong interest in the creative process.

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