John Wood Community College Heath Center Art Gallery Hosts Artwork by Jamie Green

November 16, 2021

John Wood Community College Heath Center Art Gallery Hosts Artwork by Jamie Green

The John Wood Heath Center Art Gallery will host Plein Air Paintings by Jamie Green starting Tuesday, November 23. The art show is open through Friday, December 17.

Jamie Green of Quincy works in watercolor, pencil, pen and ink, and marker. He creates portraits of people and local architecture. His collection includes many local landmarks, scenes and architecture. Green primarily does plein air artwork. He travels to competitions and paint-outs in Illinois, Missouri, Iowa and Indiana. He has received numerous awards. For more than 25 years, Green has drawn caricatures of people during various public and private events. He also does commission pieces for personalized gifts, greeting cards, portraits, and more.

“I want people to look at my art and say, ‘I remember that!’”

Green studied art at Culver-Stockton College. He is a founding member of Sandpiper Plein Air Resistance Painters and is a member of the Great River Watercolor Society.

“I’m always looking for ways to grow and improve my skills by attending various classes and learning from other artists.”

Learn more about him by following JG Cartoons on Facebook or visit

For more information about the exhibit or to purchase artwork, contact Jenna Seaborn, Heath Center Art Gallery Curator, at or 217-653-3246.

The JWCC Heath Center Art Gallery is located at the Quincy Campus, 48th & Harrison, on the lower-level of the Paul Heath Fine Arts Center.  The Gallery is open during normal college hours Monday-Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and Fridays from 8:00 am to noon. To learn more about art programs at JWCC, visit

John Wood Community College is the educational link between business and community. JWCC collaboratively creates innovative and relevant academic and training programs with business leaders to educate young people and the workforce for today's needs and tomorrow's opportunities. JWCC has centers in Quincy, Pittsfield, Baylis and Mt. Sterling, Illinois. Programs include a comprehensive baccalaureate transfer curriculum, customized business training, career/technical degrees, certificates, and personal enrichment courses.