Revered landscape painter, Jerry Heine has inspired four generations of Albertans. His deft brushstrokes, use of white space and transparency, punctuated with pops of deep colour render his landscapes. Alberta has been his inspiration – from the Rocky Mountains to prairie fields.
An artist’s artist, Jerry Heine has mentored many Alberta artists through his work at the University of Alberta, Faculty of Extension Art Diploma Program.
He studied art at the University of Alberta, graphic art at NAIT and at the Washington School of Art. He was an instructor with the Faculty of Extension from 1989 to 2016, and has had over 35 solo art exhibitions, both nationally and internationally. He has signature status with several art groups, including the North West Watercolor Society of U.S.A. Jerry has also curated art exhibitions, taught community art workshops, engaged in art critiques, and adjudicated and selected art for a variety of art clubs and schools across Alberta.