Janet Kruskamp's original oil paintings of Americana.

Prints in multiple sizes are available from selected paintings at FineArtAmerica.com

Cookie Baking Day by painter Janet Kruskamp recalls an earlier time, showing lovley antique stove, water pump, rolling pin and cookie cutters in a kitchen scene. Cut-out cookies sit on a tray ready to go in the oven and more cookie dough is being cut into cookies. A tabby cat naps curled up in front of the wonderful old wood stove and an open door beckons you down the golden flower lined path towards a shimmering pond. Another wonderful Original Painting from Janet Kruskamp's Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery of original oil paintngs by Janet Kruskamp.
Cookie Baking Day

Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24"
$2250
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Pie Baking Day, an original oil painting by the artist Janet Kruskamp showing a kitchen scene with orange curtains trimmed with black and white checkers framing a half open window looking out to the fields. A tree stands outside the open kitchen door. All the necessary ingredients and utensils for baking apple pies are in use in this small kitchen. Apples are being peeled and cored on the table on the right. A flour crust is being rolled out after sifting with a wooden rolling pin. Two pies cool in the window sill above the sink, another sits on the pale green stove with a slice served up on a white plate accompanied by a cup of coffee from the blue enamel coffee pot. Shelves on the far wall hold preserved food and the family dishware. One of the Interiors and Exteriors Gallery by Janet Kruskamp.
Pie Baking Day
Original Oil on Canvas
24"x24" 
$2250
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Blue Stove, a painting by Janet Kruskamp, an antique stove sits in old country kitchen by the sea. Apples are being peeled and pie dough is rolled out in preparation for the making of  a pie. A mother cat and one of her kittens sun themselves in the doorway, while other kittens frolic on the warm cobblestone
floor. Another painting from the Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery of Original Oils and  Original Paintings, by Janet Kruskamp.
Blue Stove

Original Oil on Canvas
14"x18"

$1200 (framed)


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Antiques Etc, a painting of an antique shop window and front yard of shop shows antiques and collectibles from the 1920's through the 1970's, part of Janet Kruskamp's Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery of original oil paintngs. 
Items include a stuffed panda, a wooden rocking horse, a brightly colored jukebox, novelty clocks, lamps, and ceramics. A small white wicker rocking chair and table sit out in front of the sign under the window. A pink flamingo sits outside as well. Ceramics, toys, a large vintage radio and a brightly colored quilt fill the store. Ivy entwines the building and is growing through a red wagon wheel outside the store on the left. A gold birdcage is perched outside the open door. An original oil painting by Janet Kruskamp.
Antiques Etc

Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$2250
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Apple Pie Harvest a painting of a 1920's farm kitchen displays a table filled with materials and ingredients for making apple pies. An enamel coffee pot simmers on the stove ,other pies cool on the breezy window sill and outside in the apple orchard,a ladder leans against an apple tree awaiting another picking, one of Janet Kruskamp's Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery of original oil paintngs by Janet Kruskamp.
Apple Pie Harvest

Original Oil on Canvas
22"x28" 
$2500
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Canning Day, a painting of a farm kitchen of the 1930's displays the harvest of the day: corn, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers and squash on the kitchen table. A canning steamer cooks on the stove and mason jars can be seen on the sink. Brightly colored jars of preserves sit on the shelves above the stove. A china hutch to the right displays the fancy pattern cups on cuphooks with more preserves in front of the displayed plates. Kittens play under the sink an in an open cupboard while mama cat sleeps in her bed under the stove. Outside in the kitchen garden, sunflowers are in full bloom from Janet Kruskamp's Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery of original oil paintings by Janet Kruskamp.
Canning Day

Original Oil on Canvas
22"x28" 
$2250
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Bird Watchers Retreat a painting of a mountain cabin filled with books and memorbelia collected over the years by an avid birdwatcher. Books illustrating feathers and boxes of bird eggs, an old box camera, posters of birds and the birds themselves nesting in the cabin, can be seen everywhere. From Janet Kruskamp's Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery, featuring original oil paintngs by Janet Kruskamp.
Bird Watchers Retreat

Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$2250
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Attic Treasures, a painting of an attic window framed by many memorable items including an old 78rpm phonograph with records, a guitar, school letter jacket, model planes hanging from the ceiling and many items on the shelves and wall. From Janet Kruskamp's Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery, offering original oil paintngs by Janet Kruskamp.
Attic Treasures
Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$2500
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Gardening Room, a painting by Janet Kruskamp of an outdoor gardening room with cobblestone floor, the perfect storage for baskets of apples and canned fruits and vegetables stored in jars on the shelves. A rope of Garlic hangs on the wall and gardening tools and a freshly made bouquet of flowers round out the scene. An Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery of original oil paintngs by Janet Kruskamp.
Gardening Room

Original Oil on Canvas
14"x18" 

$950
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Original Oil on Canvas
14"x18" 

$4000
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Fancy Bath Shoppe a painting of the window and front yard of the Fancy Bath Shoppe displays an antique claw foot bathtub, towels, soaps, lotions and an antique washstand with water pitcher and wash
bowl. Another Janet Kruskamp Interior and Exterior Scene, featuring original oil paintngs by Janet Kruskamp.
Fancy Bath Shoppe

Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$1800
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Yesterday's Fashions a painting of the window and front yard of Fancy Fashions,a vintage dress shoppe, displays the fashions and accessories of yesterday that have once again come into vogue. Another painting from Janet Kruskamp's Interior and Exterior Scenes Paintings Gallery of original oil paintngs by Janet Kruskamp.
Yesterday's Fashions
Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$1800
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The Wine Cellar, a giclee , personally enhanced and by the artist Janet Kruskamp showing the front window, door and outdoor table of The Wine Cellar. The table is set with wine, bread and fruit. Pots and planters of brightly colored flowers surround the table and doorway. The outside wall around the front window shows the age of the building in the patches of missing plaster.
The Wine Cellar

Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$1800
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“Morning Glory Coffee Shoppe,” an enticing table is set for brunch for two in front of the coffee shop. A sideboard is used under the shop window, holding an old-fashioned coffee grinder, coffee pot an more. The cobblestone ground under the table is ringed with brightly colored potted flowers and a beautifully trimmed small pink rose bush. The open door with tables visible inside beckons you in. This is another giclee,  personally enhanced and then hand by the artist, Janet Kruskamp.
Morning Glory Coffee Shoppe
Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$1800
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Spring Front Porch, an original oil painting and a giclee , personally enhanced and by the artist Janet Kruskamp showing the front door, window and open porch. Round, off-white paving stones with a rosette pattern lead up to the two steps of the porch, bordered on either side with brightly colored flowers. A white wooden table sits in front of the front window holding bright vases filled with blooming flowers. A wooden bird cage swings from the overhead eave and statuary of a swan mother and young leads up the first step.
Spring Front Porch

Original Oil on Canvas
24"x18" 
$1950
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Spring Concert, a colorful painting by artist Janet Kruskamp presents an explosion of colored flowers in peak blossom. A cobblestone walkway curves up the little hill, through the worn white picket fence to the front porch of the old house. As you walk through the open gate and the pink arch of flowers above you, the flowers surround you with bright blossoms of all colors. Tall spears of bright bulbs sway amidst a sea of shorter flowers. A low bench outside the picket fence holds two birdhouses and the garden apron. Another fancy birdhouse sits on a white post just inside the fence, another hangs from the tree on the right. The hill that slopes up away from the house is bordered by trees in full white blossom. One of the Gardens and Florals gallery of paintings by Janet Kruskamp.
Spring Concert

Original Oil on Canvas
24"x24"
$1950
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Summer Front Porch, an original oil painting and a giclee , personally enhanced and by the artist Janet Kruskamp showing the front door, narrow window and a deck like porch. Round aggregate paving stones lead up to the three steps of the porch, bordered on the right side with brightly colored white and red flowers. A wicker chair sits behing the white railing of the porch surrounded by pots of bright blooming flowers. Three colorful watering cans serve as planters on the second step up. A carved hanging chain of letters spells out WELCOME on the front rail post.
Summer Front Porch
Original Oil on Canvas
24"x18" 
$1950
(framed)
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Ocean Treasures, another giclee,  personally enhanced and then hand by the artist, Janet Kruskamp. This adorable little one room building at the seashore holds treasures inside and out. An old rowboat named Intrepid nestles among the short pilings in front of the plank porch. Round colored glass floats in fishing nets decorate the posts and hang down from the side of the building. Shells, driftwood sculptures and a closed sea ches with mysterious strands of shells decorate the landscape and porch.
Ocean Treasures
Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24" 
$1950
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Sea Side Inn, another giclee from Janet Kruskamp. This painting shows the wooden porch of the Sea Side Inn, all set for for an early morning breakfast. A bright red vase of flowers sits in the middle of the crisp white with country blue flowered border tablecloth, with an ornamented coffee pot on one side, and the matching cream and sugar service on the other. Goodies are set on the main and side table, waiting for the hungry guests to arrive. A wonderful sunrise brings out the smooth curve of the bay, spotlighting a gazebo on a small rise along the shoreline. Steps lined with flower pots on either side lead down to a cobblestone path heading for the gazebo. Another fine art giclee, personally enhanced and then hand by the artist, Janet Kruskamp.
Sea Side Inn
Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24"
$1800
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A Lazy Daisy Afternoon by painter Janet Kruskamp. A light yellow parasol leaning on its side highlights this picnic ready to commence. The french bread and cheese from the picnic basket have been sliced, the red wine has been poured. A handmade quilt cascades out of a basket with a favorite book holding down the bottom edge. A clear glass vase holds fresh cut daisies, with more daisies laying along the edge of the white blanket holding the picnic. The well manicured grounds continue down to a still pond. A small island accessible by a small bridge holds a couple of garden chairs, and a blue birdhouse sits atop a white pole behind the picnic spread. Own your own high quality giclee of this original oil painting by artist Janet Kruskamp.
A Lazy Daisy Afternoon

Original Oil on Canvas
24"x24"
$2250
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Table for Four, an idyllic painting by artist Janet Kruskamp, one of her Exterior series. In front of an azure lake a table with white tablecloth is set for four with small plates, cups and saucers, and stemware water glasses. A clear pitcher holds white flowers in the center of the table. The four chairs are a colorful mismatch, a faded red outdoor metal chair, a blue wooden slat chair with thin metal legs, a green wood with yellow seat cushion dining chair, and another wooden one. A bucket of miniature daisies and a small pot of red flowers sit on the grass in the lower right foreground and tall orange flowers behind the table frame the view of the lake. Hills rise up on the far side of the lake with two birds in the air over the lake. The original oil painting is available directly from the artist, Janet Kruskamp.
Table for Four
Original Oil on Canvas
20"x20"
$1400
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Hamburger Haven

Original Oil on Canvas
18 "x24" 
$1950
(framed)

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Goodie's Ice Cream Parlor

Original Oil on Canvas
18 "x24" 
$1950
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Miss Trawick's Garden Shop
(California)

Original Oil on Canvas
24"x18" 
$1800
(framed)

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Cookies 'n Cream
(Anywhere USA)

Original Oil on Canvas
24"x18" 
$1800
(framed)

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Selected Christmas scenes
Merry Christmas Shoppe by artist Janet Kruskamp
Merry Christmas Shoppe

Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24"
$1950


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A festive porch awaits you, glowing in twinkling lights. A beautifully decorated Christmas tree fills the large front window, topped by a brilliant white star. Brightly colored potted plants , a wicker chair filled with presents, and a rolled up present are all on the small porch. The little mailbox holds another present wrapped with a purple ribbon while a colorful wreath welcomes you into the door.
A Christmas Welcome
Original Oil on Canvas
24"x18"
$1800

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Welcome to Christmas, a wintery painting by artist Janet Kruskamp. The warm glow of a winter sunset suffuses this festive scene. The snowclad pine tree in the yard is festooned with small colorful lights, and sparkling lights are wound around the porch pillars and scalloped along the roof under the short icicles. The short snowy path leads to the porch steps past the chilly mailbox stuffed with last minute presents. A cheerful wreath on the front door and a Welcome mat invite you in to the warm light behind the windows. One of the Interiors and Exteriors Gallery paintings by Janet Kruskamp.
Welcome to Christmas

Original Oil on Canvas

24"x24"
$2500
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Holiday Front Porch by artist Janet Kruskamp.
Holiday Front Porch
Original Oil on Canvas

24"x18"
$1850
(framed)
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Another Christmas

Original Oil on Canvas
18"x24"
$1800


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Countdown to Christmas, a new holiday painting from Janet Kruskamp. In this painting from artist Janet Kuskamp, Santa's elves are working on the final touches for Santa's deliveries. Toys are everywhere, the shelves on the wall, on the floor, under the workbench. Stuffed teddy bears, dolls, cars, toy soldiers and a beautiful red sleigh are also ready to go. The clock on the top shelf shows a quarter to midnight while one elf puts the finishing touches on a sled. Another one is putting the final stitches in a teddy bear, and two more are finishing the tree decorations - one hanging lights and the other elf stringing the glowing lights that are across the floor in the foreground. The long scroll of Santa's list hangs on the wall, and a calendar shows December.
Countdown to Christmas
Original Oil on Canvas
22"x28"
 $2250 (unframed)

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Countdown to Christmas II

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Countdown to Christmas III

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Santa's Elves Celebrate, a new holiday painting from Janet Kruskamp. Santa's Elves race around a Christmas tree in this holiday painting. Each elf, dressed in different colors with matching coat, shoes and hats, and the elves also carry a pole topped by a colorful decoration in a color that matches their dress, with ribbons streaming back as the elves race by on short pale blue skiis. Their snowy course through a hillside of Christmas trees is marked by skiing bowtied penguins holding little orange banners. Wrapped and unwrapped presents are scattered about, mostly under the Christmas trees. A large building sits at the top of the hill. A whimsical holiday painting for 2007 for sale as an Original Painting by artist Janet Kruskamp.
Santa's Elves Celebrate Christmas

Original Oil on Canvas
22"x28"
 $1500 (unframed)
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Frostie Fashions by artist Janet Kruskamp Frostie Fashions
Original Oil on Board
12"x16"
$450 (unframed)

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Molly and Sugar Bear, a new painting for Christmas 2007 of Molly Bear holding her fuzzy little white bear Sugar. Molly is dressed for the holidays, wearing matching white crocheted hat and booties, both tied with a coordinating red and gold ribbon to match the wider one around her neck. Molly is sitting in the window sill in front of the frosty window panes, overlooking a brightly lit Christmas scene including a large decorated and lit Christmas tree and the lit windows of houses and a church steeple. In front of Molly is a box of Christmas Tree ornaments and a few colorfully wrapped presents. One of the Janet Kruskamp Teddy Bear Gallery of Original Paintings by Janet Kruskamp
Molly and Sugar Bear
Original Oil on Board

24"x18"
 $1500 (unframed)
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Bentley Bear, wearing a bright red with gold lines ribbon tied around his neck, sits on the window sill in front of a frosty winter window. Surrounded by toys, presents and ornaments, Bentley holds a long brass horn down his near side. The night landscape through the window is brightly lit with holiday lights, the gazebo outside is glowing with light, illuminating a broad Christmas tree that fills the gazebo. Even the buildings in the distance glow with a soft light. One of Janet Kruskamp's new holiday paintings available directly from the artist, Janet Kruskamp.
Bentley Bear Celebrates Christmas
Original Oil on Board
24"x18"
 $1500 (unframed)
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Sitting on a snowy road in a winter landscape, three adorable stuffed teddy bears bring a sleigh full of toys and christmas cheer. Overflowing with presents and a lovingly detailed fully decorated christmas tree, the red sleigh sits in front of a beatifully colored sunset. A larger dark brown bear, wearing a red Santa hat and cute pink sweater decorated by a single snowflake on the chest, sits in the middle of the sleigh. A smaller white bear wearing a red and gold ribbon tied in a bow sits in front, turned and smiling to the viewer. A smaller brown bear hangs over the back of the sleigh. Christmas tree ornaments are dropped along the road behind the sleigh, along with a solitary candy cane. One of the Janet Kruskamp Teddy Bear Gallery of Original Paintings hand by Janet Kruskamp.
Bear's Sleigh Ride
Original Oil on Board
16"x20"
 $1200 (framed)
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Teddy Bear Christmas, a new holiday painting from Janet Kruskamp. Teddy bears come out everywhere in this Christmas painting. Gaily dressed, the bears are in and around a large brown canvas bag full of presents and bears. A trumpet and drum poke out the top of the bag, sitting in front of a large christmas tree decorated with bulbs, bear ornaments, and soft blue lights. A top sits on the rust colored carpet in front of a bear wearing a lace collar. A fully dressed brown bear sits on the right holding a large candy cane. One of the Janet Kruskamp Teddy Bear Gallery of Original Paintings hand by Janet Kruskamp.
Teddy Bear Christmas
Original Oil on Board
16"x20"
 $1200 (framed)
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The Christmas Bear
The Christmas Bear

Original Oil on Board
16"x20"
 $1800 (framed)

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Special Delivery
Special Delivery

Original Oil on Board
16"x20"
 $1200 (unframed)
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Selected paintings from AN ARTIST IN SEARCH OF AMERICA
(Bicentennial collection) These originals are not available for purchase
Exhibited at the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum Gallery, San Jose California ,June-July 1976.
This exhibit was designated a "Bicentennial Event" by the San Jose Bicentennial Commission.

The Traveler
(On the Road in Wyoming)
Bicentennial Collection

©1975 Janet Kruskamp

Shade Tree Mechanics
(California)
Son Charles
Bicentennial Collection

©1974 Janet Kruskamp

Watering Hole
(Biloxi, Mississippi)
©1977 Janet Kruskamp

The Bathers
(Boardwalk, New Jersey)
Bicentennial Collection

©1975 Janet Kruskamp

In Celebration

York, Nebraska
Bicentennial Collection
©1975 Janet Kruskamp

The Bird Lady
Central Park, New York City
©1976 Janet Kruskamp

Umbilical Cord
©1977 Janet Kruskamp

Morning Central Park
New York City

©1977 Janet Kruskamp
Selected paintings from TRANSITION
(San Jose,California collection) These originals are not available for purchase
 Exhibited at The San Jose Museum Of Art, San Jose ,California  July- August 1980 This collection of paintings demonstrates the impact of growth and progress on a major American city, San Jose, California.
Transition 1, a painting  by Janet Kruskamp
Transition 2, a painting by Janet Kruskamp
Transition 3, a painting by Janet Kruskamp

Transition
San Jose, California

©1979
Janet Kruskamp

No Right Turn, a painting by Janet Kruskamp
No Right Turn
San Jose, California

©1980 Janet Kruskamp
Going Home, a painting by Janet Kruskamp
Going Home
San Jose Greyhound Bus Station

©1980 Janet Kruskamp
San Jose Municipal Rose Garden, a painting by Janet Kruskamp
San Jose Municipal Rose Garden
San Jose, California

©1980 Janet Kruskamp
The Gazebo, a painting by Janet Kruksamp
Gazebo
San Jose, California

©1980 Janet Kruskamp
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