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Jeff Parrott
Texas A&M University-Commerce, B.A., The Schoo
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Jeff Parrott
Dallas , Texas - United States
Oil Painting - Abstract

I was born in Dallas and attended public schools – I never took an art class. After graduating from Bryan Adams, I was accepted into Texas A&M at College Station where I studied architecture. After a while I discovered that my interests were changing. One of my professors asked me if I had ever considered changing my major to Fine Arts. I was not sure what to expect, however, I soon found myself walking to Hobby Lobby and buying a canvas. Then, I began painting on my own. When my father called at the end of the year, I said, “Dad, you are going to have to bring the pick-up truck, I have a lot of paintings to bring home.” It took the mathematic tedium of architecture to show me that a blank canvas and paints was a more appropriate outlet for expressing my inner thoughts and emotions. I came home and attended Richland College where I began taking art classes and won First Place in the League of Innovations in 2008. After completing my Associates Degree, I transferred to Texas A&M at Commerce...
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