Van Baren, Eileen
About Eileen Van Baren ~
Eileen, with her husband Frank, has been a long-time resident of Colorado. The scenery and life-style have been a great inspiration to her in fulfilling a career as a professional artist. Recently she has traveled extensively, including Nicaragua in Central American, recording the experience in this culture with her oil paintings.
Eileen graduated from the Famous Artist School in Westport, Connecticut and has taken several courses at Colorado State University, as well as received instruction from many distinguished artists such as Charles Cross, James Disney, Robert Bateman, Jack Hines and Jessica Zemsky. She has also taught many students over the years. Eileen frequently paints plein air feeling that capturing the true colors and light provide superior representative paintings.
Eileen has participated in numerous shows and currently is represented in galleries on the east coast as well as Colorado.
Ms. Van Baren also does cleaning, restoration and repair of paintings with emphasis on antique oil paintings. She has established an excellent reputation in this endeavor over the past several years.