Penny Saville Fregeau…

“Soul Artist,” Writer, Communicator…


“Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.”  – Henry Ward Beecher


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  • Parents & Family supported artistic talent from birth.


  • Associate Degree – Humanities.
  • Owned Stained Glass Studio – So. Cal. 7 years.
  • Studied color theory under artist Jim Faber – 3 ½ years.
  • Painters Teaching line: Jim Faber, Bernie Zulusky, Louis Ritman, Fredrick Frezeke, Claude Monet.

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Claude Monet Reading (1872) by Renoir

Claude Monet Reading (1872) by Renoir (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  • Sold Paintings; galleries; publishing.
  • Wrote a weekly column about art for The Humboldt County Beacon, State of the Art.
  • Co-Founded & Taught – Excelsior Christian Academy
  • Taught Private Art Lessons
  • Contributing Artist, The North Light Book of Acrylic Painting Techniques by Earl Grenville Killeen

book acrylic painting techniques

  • Called into ministry – 1998
  • Bachelor – Trinity Bible College & Theological Seminary – Biblical Counseling.
  • Further study toward Masters – Ministry, Christian Leadership, Management
  •  Ministry Director through local church (Hydesville Community) – on staff 18.5 years.


  • Painting during worship, set design, digital art sermon illustration, videos.
  • Local Art Shows in businesses
  • Teaching Local Classes in Drawing and Painting
  • Teaching Painting Classes Through College of the Redwoods
  • Working on the end stages of a wedding portrait.

    Working on the end stages of a wedding portrait.

Established Nehemiah’s Art Studio 2014

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  1. Awesome, Penny! I’m looking forward to visiting your site as you continue. I can tell you’re already having fun with WordPress.

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