About Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon
Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon attempts to create portraits that bear more than just a likeness -- she strives to fashion pieces that reveal the essence of those being portrayed. She is known for her portraits of icons, children with Rare Diseases, and everyday people whom she is commissioned to paint.
She lives and works in East Providence, Rhode Island, and in addition to her fine art work, she is the owner of the award-winning HeARTspot Art Center and Gallery. Gillooly Cahoon is the former Chairwoman (2020-2022) of EPAC and a coordinator for the award-winning Looff Arts Festival.
She's a self-taught acrylic painter and mixed media artist who was originally trained in sculpture at Rhode Island College in the 1990s and supplemented her education in England and Italy. She has been featured in numerous solo and group shows throughout the northeast over the past two decades and part of select international events. (See CV here)