• "Vaquero" Wins Top Portrait Award at Central Texas Pastel Exhibition

    "Vaquero" Wins Top Portrait Award at Central Texas Pastel Exhibition

    This painting of the head vaquero on the Glass ranch in Big Spring won the Merit Award for Portraiture at the August 2016 Annual Exhibition of the Central Texas Pastel Society.

  • "Remembrance" Wins Award at APS 2017 Exhibition

    "Remembrance" Wins Award at APS 2017 Exhibition

    Janis Langley's portrait of a French soldier on Remembrance Day won a Merit Award at the 2017 Austin Pastel Society Exhibition in Austin. It is one of 50 paintings juried into the competition by master pastellist Stephanie Birdsall. The award was presented at the artists' reception at the Corridor of Art, where the show will hang until May 1.

  • "Street Artist, St. Germain," Wins Top Prize For Portraits

    This new work depicting a Paris street artist won 1st place in Portraits at the 2014 Austin Pastel Society's Exhibition. The show.ran March-April in the Corridor of Art in Austin. The judge was noted portrait artist Clayton Beck.

  • Langley Portrait of Chilmark Library Trustee Highlighted at Reception

    In honor of her 16 years of service to the Chilmark Library as Trustee, Jane Slater was honored in June 2013 with a portrait at the reception in her honor. Artist Janis Langley painted the work showing Jane at her Menemsha antique shop, surrounded by numerous bric-a-brac and memorabilia.

  • "Texas Dalls" Takes Prize at Austin Pastel Society Exhibition

    In March 2013, "Texas Dalls" won its second area prize for work in pastel on animal and wildlife subjects. . It took home 2nd place in that category the Austin Pastel Society's 14th Exhibition at the Corridor of Art in Austin.

  • Langley Show Debuts Feb. 7 at Old Bakery & Emporium Gallery

    Janis Langley is one of three artists showing at this Austin landmark, across the street from the state capitol. Her work, "Here's Looking at You, Kid," features faces and figures in pastel. The show, at 1006 Congress, will be open through March 6, 2013. Parking for the gallery is located behind the historic building.

  • "Texas at its Best" Exhibit Will Include Langley Painting

    The November 2012 exhibit at the Old Bakery and Emporium Art Gallery in Austin will include a work by Janis Langley. She is one of 16 local artists to be featured at this month-long show at this national historic site across from the Texas State Capitol. The artists' reception is from 6 to 8 p.m. on November 15 and the show will run through December 6.

  • Season Closes at Old Sculpin Gallery, Martha's Vineyard

    Janis Langley ended a successful summer season at the Old Sculpin Gallery in Edgartown, MA. Her "Chappy Ferry" painting was published in the "Chappy Ferry Book," which was launched at Old Sculpin in July and featured at numerous bookstores and retail sites islandwide. She also had an open house for her new studio in Oak Bluffs and was one of four artists featured in a two week show at Old Sculpin over Labor Day. Numerous works sold throughout the season.

  • "Texas Dalls" Wins Merit Award in Animal Category

    Langley's "Texas Dalls," the painting on the website home page, won the top award in the animal and wildlife category on Aug. 17 at the 11th Annual Central Texas Pastel Society's Exhibition. More than 70 paintings were submitted by area pastel artists for showing through mid-October at the Temple Cultural Activities Center. The judge was acclaimed landscape artist Bob Rohm. See the Animal/Wildlife category to view/purchase on this web site.

  • Four Langley Paintings in Central Texas Show

    Four paintings are part of the annual exhibit of the Central Texas Pastel Society, opening this Friday, August 17 at an artists' reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Join Janis and fellow artists at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple, TX, 3011 North Third Street for the reception, or visit the CAC anytime through October 12.

  • Langley Painting, "Chappy Ferry," Published in New Book

    July 1 marked the official publication and book signing for "The Chappy Ferry Book" on Martha's Vineyard at the Old Sculpin Gallery. Janis Langley's painting of the Chappy Ferry is included in the book by Islanders Tom Dunlop and noted photographer Allison Shaw.

    The painting is now part of the two-week exhibit at the gallery and is available for purchase on this web site. See "Gallery/Landscapes."

  • Langley Fine Art Studio Open House July 7

    Janis Langley Fine Art Studio on Martha's Vineyard hosted an open house on Saturday, July 7,

    The studio was just completed in May and is showcasing new works of Vineyard art, including florals from last year's and this year's Vineyard garden.

    The new studio, located at 6 Tia Anna Lane, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557, will be open again by appointment in late August. Contact janislangley@austin.rr.com.

  • Janis Langley Fine Art News


    Janis Langley's selected works are being shown now at the Old Sculpin Gallery in Edgartown, Massachusetts, whose season opened Memorial Day Weekend 2012. The works shown are part of her "Jaws Jumpers" series, also depicted on this site.

    She will be teaching classes in portraiture and still life to adults and children in June and July at Old Sculpin; check their schedule for dates and times.

    In addition, she will be holding an opening of her new studio in Oak Bluffs, MA in late June/early July, dates and time to follow.