About the Artist

Jennifer Lewis Takahashi is a Portland, Oregon resident who has been painting for about 25 years. She holds a B.A. in Fine Arts and has worked in the animation and textile design industries.

Ms. Lewis Takahashi has shown in New Jersey with the Exhibitors’ Co-op in the corporate settings of Johnson and Johnson, Nabisco, ADP and Merrill Lynch. She was in the New Jersey Fine Arts Annual in 1996 at the Morris Museum and had a solo show in Spring of 2000 at the Bruce Lewin Gallery in New York. She’s been selected for many national juried competitions including Realism in Parkersburg, West Virginia and Watercolor U.S.A. at the Art Museum of St. Louis where she has won awards.  Some of her shows were the International Juried show the NJ Center for the Visual Arts in Summit, at Pfizer Corporation in NY, Seton Hall University’s Women in the New Millennium show, Essex Exposed 2005, the Morris County Council of the Arts inaugural "Artworks" show in 2005 in Florham Park and at Target Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, VA. Her work was exhibited at the law offices of Wuersch and Gering at 100 Wall St., NYC through April 2011. She was included in the 8th Annual Maplewood/South Orange Studio Tour on June 5th, 2011 before moving to Oregon and was selected to participate in Portland Open Studios 2013, 2015 and 2017. She also had a solo show at the Eastbank Commerce Center in Portland, Oregon in 2014.

Her work is in the corporate collections of Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lifetime Cable, Pfizer Corporation and Johnson and Johnson. Her paintings may be seen in the books “Splash III” and “Make Your Watercolors Look Professional” both published by North Light books.