Photograph of Artist JAYNE SOMOGY
JAYNE SOMOGY
Conyers, Georgia - United States


ETHNIC, COLLAGE, WHIMSY, PORTRAITS


Original Artworks (20)

Jayne Somogy; Valley Girl, 2021, Original Collage, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 aEURoeValley girlsaEUR donaEURtmt come only from California. This valley girl is from the Omo Valley in northeastern Africa  mainly Ethiopia  and is of the Suri tribe. The young girls of this tribe paint themselves with white clay paint in very decorative patterns and utilize the local ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Collage, 2021
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Elephants In Her Hair, 2022, Original Collage, 20 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 A aEURoeculture clashaEUR combining the recognizable characteristics of a Japanese geisha- - white face, kimono, stylized hairdo- - with the colors, design elements, ethnic culture and exuberance of the Indian continent, and voilA aEUR
Jayne Somogy
Original Collage, 2022
20 x 24 inches (50.8 x 61.0 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Noble Visage Amazon Awa, 2014, Original Drawing Charcoal, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is a charcoal and pastel drawing depicting a wise elder of the AwA! , an indigenous tribe from the dwindling Brazilian rainforest.  One of my artistic goals is to present and preserve the various indigenous cultures and peoples around the world, many of whom are in danger ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Charcoal Drawing, 2014
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Bellydancer W A Pearl Earring, 2016, Original Mixed Media, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 Belly Dancer with a Pearl Earring- - My version of Vermeers classic painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring - - done as a belly dancer, by a belly dancer.  Loaded with Swarovski crystals, beads and pearls and, of course, a real pearl earring, all securely sewn onto the canvas.  Many ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2016
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Empress Exotica, 2016, Original Mixed Media, 16 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Inspiration for this piece are the exquisite handmade, fully- articulated dolls made by Marina Bychkova- - www.  enchanteddoll.  com- - check them out- - a feast for the eyes.  And I just love drawing beautiful exotic women in a stylized and graphic style.Colored pencil and acrylics on tinted paper....
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2016
16 x 12 inches (40.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Mini Maharajah, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is a portrait of Maharajah Kishan Singh, 1899- 1929, from Rajastan, India in 1902 at age 3.  He became maharajah at one year of age, with his mother acting as regent until he came of age at 18.  He was married at 14 and had 7 ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Judge Not, 2019, Original Mixed Media, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 A whimsical, pop art rendition of Jesus the Christ with a rainbow gay pride halo- - to say that EVERYONE is loved and accepted by God.Acrylics, metallic acrylics, holographic stars, jewels on canvas.  Crown of thorns made from acrylic jewels burnt into thorn shapes and applied to ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2019
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Prelude, 2017, Original Mixed Media, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is no. 4 in my series aEURoeHungarian RhapsodyaEURaEUR
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2017
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Czardas, 2019, Original Mixed Media, 9 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 No. 2 in my series, Hungarian Rhapsody- - a whimsical nod to my Hungarian roots expressed as musical works.  The Czardas is the folk dance of Hungary.  Its name comes from the word for tavern.  I can remember doing this dance at family weddings when I was a ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2019
9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Hungarian Lullaby, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is No. 1 in my series, Hungarian Rhapsody, a whimsical nod to my own Hungarian roots expressed as musical works.  Hungarians are famous for their beautiful colorful embroideries using flower themes and bright colors, lots of red and black.  Our squeaky eyes- - my term for my ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Afri Can I, 2019, Original Watercolor, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Ancient tribal ethnicity done in my own ultra- modern contemporary and very colorful style, with my signature interwoven into the design in 4 places.Watercolor and metallic acrylics on paper.To see all my work- - www.  Jayne- Somogy.  pixels.  com...
Jayne Somogy
Original Watercolor, 2019
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Manna From Heaven, 2019, Original Mixed Media, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 A fantastical, stylized representation of the idea that the abundance of the Universe is being showered down upon an Afrocentric beauty, because aEURoebeauty is in all beings. aEUR My signature is incorporated into the design of the painting.Acrylics, fabric, coins, found items and collage on canvas.To ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2019
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; China Doll, 2019, Original Mixed Media, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Modern, minimalist portrait of a Chinese woman.  Can you find the artist signature- - look closely.Watercolor, metallic acrylics, ink colored pencil on paper.To see all my work- - www.  Jayne- Somogy.  pixels.  com...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2019
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Pinhead Friends, 2014, Original Drawing Pastel, 16 x 20 inches. Artwork description: 241 This picture depicts the sweet friendship between two men who are afflicted with microcephaly, a neurological disorder where the head and brain are abnormally small.  This is the disorder that is caused by the Zika Virus when it infects pregnant women.  These individuals sometimes are developmentally disabled ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Pastel Drawing, 2014
16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Spotlight On Gypsy, 2019, Original Mixed Media, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is no.  5 in my Famous Flirts series and depicts Gypsy Rose Lee, 1911- 1970, arguably the worlds most famous burlesque striptease artist, with her performances always emphasizing the tease and less on the strip.  She was the subject of the very famous Broadway musical Gypsy, ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2019
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Twist And Shout, 2019, Original Painting Acrylic, 11 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 While this depicts a very graphic sexual situation, it is done using great exaggeration to produce a humorous and whimsical scene.To see all my work- - www.  Jayne- Somogy.  pixels.  com...
Jayne Somogy
Original Acrylic Painting, 2019
11 x 14 inches (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Apple Snake Woman, 2017, Original Mixed Media, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  Apple, Snake, Woman This site, ridiculously, does not allow commas, apostrophes, or quote marks in titles or keywords.  This is no. 4 in my Famous Flirts series- - the original flirt in the Garden of Eden.  The snake tree is made from snakeskin fabric that is covered in ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2017
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; The 5th Beheaded, 2019, Original Mixed Media, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is No.  3 from my series entitled Famous Flirts - - a surrealistic yet whimsical portrait of Catherine Howard, 1521- 1542, the fifth wife of 6 of King Henry VIII of England.  She was ordered beheaded by Henry, ostensibly for adultery.  He was 48, and impotent, and she ...
Jayne Somogy
Original Mixed Media, 2019
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Rococo Coquette, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is a very stylized portrait of Mme.  Pampadour, 1721- 1764, chief official mistress of Louis XV.  This is the 2nd in my series of Famous Flirts.To see all my work- - www.  Jayne- Somogy.  pixels.  com...
Jayne Somogy
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
36 x 24 inches (91.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Jayne Somogy; Nile Nymph, 2017, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is my stylized interpretation of the temptress of the Nile, Cleopatra VII, 70 B.  C. - - 30 B.  C. , queen of Egypt.  This piece is the first in my series, Famous Flirts.  To see all my work- - www.  Jayne- Somogy.  pixels.  com...
Jayne Somogy
Original Acrylic Painting, 2017
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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