Being trained by a colleague with two BFA's, Jay Brown makes the artist a product of her mentor's brilliance. After a decade of learning, a hobby is now a transferable skill and is just as therapeutic as canvas. Expressionism turns temperament into something benevolent; making the gallery representation more than traditional landscape but less than figurative realism. As a 17th century adaptation, creating from the loins of human struggle and around the vanity of war is all there is. Coming face to face with the cackling wind, distressed trees and curated bushes after the dust happens with those signature pieces. Pushing the limit just became the consequence, in a bind.