Jay Norris lives in Castle Rock, Colorado. She loves Colorado and spends much of her time appreciating its beauty while hiking, photographing, and painting.
Jay began studying the art of acrylic painting in 2004. She attended courses at the Valerie Snyder Art Studio in Colorado, and has studied under the instruction of Michael Carroll, professional artist from Littleton. She is also an art instructor in Castle Rock.
Jay enjoys traveling and experiencing the great outdoors around the world. Many of her paintings are inspired from photographs she has taken of beautiful places she has visited.
She is fond of plein air painting because an artist can savor the complete atmosphere of a location while painting. She enjoys travelling with her husband and spending time with her family in Colorado.