J. M. Littleton
J. M. Littleton is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland where she completed the MAT program as well as the Sculpture Studies program. She teaches for several colleges including Frederick Community College & Howard Community College where she was awarded the Faculty Instructor of the Year for 2014-15. In addition, she is on an “Excellence of Teaching “list for Maryland colleges and won a faculty award for Community College of Baltimore County in 2018. She founded, Littleton School of Art, in Towson, Maryland in 1994.
She is an Award Winning Artist and International Exhibitor as well as being a Signature Member of the Baltimore Watercolor Society. Her work has been featured in the Baltimore Watercolor Society’s Mid-Atlantic Juried Exhibition (2013, 2017) and in 2017, International Juror, Frank Eber awarded J. M. the Silver Medal of Honor. In addition, her work has been featured in the San Diego Watercolor Society International Juried Exhibition, American Watercolor Society on 5 th Avenue in New York as well as the National Watercolor Society in Los Angeles, California. Her painting, “See Us In Our Shadows” (Zebras), was in the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s Juried International Exhibition were J.M. won the Excellence in Figure Award from James McFarlane, President of the American Watercolor Society.
She is sought out for workshops for her realistic style, transparent washes; knowledge and use of color theory. J. M. has taught numerous workshops nationally including the Hilton Head Art League in South Carolina for two summers. In August of 2016 she was hosted by the San Diego Watercolor
Society for a two day Workshop and Judged their competion and was Jury of Awards on the third day. J. M. gave a Realistic Watercolor Workshop to the Mispillion Art League in DE, in December of 2017. Rhode Island Watercolor Society, RI , Guilford Art Center, CT, Nashua Art Association, NH, New Day Arts, Martinsburg, WV, Ocean City Art League, Ocean City, MD, Plaza Arts, Towson, MD, Carroll Community College, Westminster, MD, Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD and Rehoboth Art League, DE all featured J. M. for Workshops in 2018. In 2019, Ms. Littleton will be hosted by Plaza Arts, Towson, MD, Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT, New Day Arts Center, Martinsburg, WV, Ocean City Art League, Ocean City, MD, York Art Association, York, ME, and River Tree Arts, Kennebunkport, ME.
A feature article appeared in the Delaware newspaper, Milford Chronicle, in 2017 titled, “Workshop to feature Award Winning Artist”, as well as “The Cover Story” in The Telegraph Newspaper, Nashua, NH, 2018. J. M. completed a New England lecture tour in March, 2018. She was hosted by six art/watercolor associations including the Newton Watercolor Society in Boston, MA, Nashua Art Association and the Rhode Island Watercolor Society. In addition, J. M.’s art school, Littleton School of Art, has been selected again by “Expertise.com”, to be in the “Top 18, Best Painting & Drawing Teachers in Baltimore for 2018 out of 151 schools” they critiqued, and the only school so honored that has a single owner/instructor. The Littleton School of Art is currently the home of “The Charcoal Club of Baltimore” which is the second oldest art club in the United States.