Nehemiah’s Art featuring the teaching and artwork of Penny Saville Fregeau.

Nehemiah’s Art, offers sales of finished works, commissioned artworks, murals, studio classes & workshops.  

Prints of painted works and merch are available through Etsy.com “Nehemiah’s Art.” https://www.etsy.com/shop/NehemiahsArt 

Art Classes and Workshops:

The Mission of Nehemiah’s Art for Art Education: 1.) To TEACH creative problem solving in an atmosphere of affirmation and respect. 2.) To DISCOVER and ENCOURAGE the unique God-given gifts of each person and BUILD confidence. 3.) To EMPOWER individuals by developing fine craftsmanship skills and artistic excellence.

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  • Parents & Family supported artistic talent from birth.
  • 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.

metropolitan art show closeup

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 Newspaper, State of the Art.
  • Co-Founded & Taught – Excelsior Christian Academy
  • Teaches Small Group Art Lessons & Workshops
  • Contributing Artist, The North Light Book of Acrylic Painting Techniques by Earl Grenville Killeen

book acrylic painting techniques

  • Called into Christian 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 21 years
  • Painting during worship, set design, digital art sermon illustration, videos.
  • Local Art Shows in businesses
  • Teaching Local Classes in Drawing and Painting
  • Taught Painting Classes Through College of the Redwoods
  • Created Murals in Humboldt County, California
  • 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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