Libby Stevens is an award winning painter known for her richly colored landscapes of Loudoun County, Virginia. She creates her works in pastel and oil and has taught private and group lessons for over 15 years.
Libby received her formal art education at the Tyler School of Art from Temple University in Philadelphia where she majored in metalsmithing and jewelry arts. In 1992, after her career as a jeweler, Libby discovered her true passion in pastel painting. Her husband, Jack, surprised her with lessons under Margot Schulzke, She was immediately hooked on pastel’s vibrancy and range of luscious colors, stating, “It is an amazingly versatile medium that allows for so many different effects! ”
Through the years, Libby has remained vigilant in learning the latest techniques and investing in her skills by studying with master painters such as Albert Handell, Richard McKinley, Margot Schulzke, Maggie Siner, Robert Johnson, Steven Walker and Kurt Schwarz.