Meet Jeff

Jeff Thompson, Southern Painter

Jeff Thompson, ArtistJeff Thompson is a realism oil painter from Louisville, Kentucky and Orlando, Florida. While in high school, Jeff won City and State competitions in various art mediums, thanks to his great teacher, Jim Connell.

He studied Architecture and drawing in college at the University of Kentucky until deciding to retire his pens and paint brushes to attend law school and work as a trial lawyer.

However, after several years away from art, Jeff returned to oil painting, attending workshops and studying the skills of artists like David Gray, David Jon Kassan, Jeff Legg and Cesar Santos.

Oil paiting of James Bell

“James Bell” was entered in the International BoldBrush Painting Competition.

This painting received the Top 15% Jury Favorite recognition for October 2014.

Vegetables oil painting

“Donna’s Vegetables” was entered in the International BoldBrush Painting Competition.

This painting received the Top 15% Jury Favorite recognition for September 2014.