Author Archives: Chula Beauregard

About Chula Beauregard

Chula Beauregard is an award-winning artist, born and raised in the mountains of Colorado. After graduating cum laude as a Studio Art major from Whitman College, she served for two years in Gabon, Central Africa as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Later, she earned her Master’s in Education to teach Fine Art. In 2008, she began her painting career in her hometown of Steamboat Springs, CO. She often wanders the West with her family of two boys and adventure-loving husband. She is represented by the Wild Horse Gallery (Steamboat Springs, CO), the Cogswell Gallery (Vail, CO), and the Squash Blossom Gallery (Colorado Springs, CO). Learn more at www.chulabeauregard.com.

Shipping Season

 It has arrived – Shipping Season! With three shows during the month of November, in Tucson and St. George and Tucson again, I find myself sending my babies off to the real world. I pack them up tight, sew their phone numbers on their metaphorical collars, and let them go. … Read More

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Taming the Beast – How to Enjoy a Commission

Every artist appreciates the certainty of a commission. The factors that are usually unknown (the buyer, the price, the subject matter that will appeal) are settled. Instead of putting our heart and soul into something we don’t know will sell, we have a clear path to profit. It is also … Read More

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Learning to Un-see

The pursuit of light and dark shapes, of simplifying our perceptions, this is truly the work of an artist. And it hearkens back to our first moments of life. When I am in my studio, I love to listen to podcasts, and Invisibilia is a new favorite. The other day, … Read More

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Going Big – Adventures in Large Paintings

I have finally decided to put my mural skills to work in my studio. After many years of plein air painting on small panels, I am really enjoying working large! There is a demand for large paintings here in Colorado, and I am all too happy to satisfy my clients. … Read More

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“Drawing on the Landscape” from Sotheby’s International Realty

DRAWING ON THE LANDSCAPE

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Workshop Announcement: July 22 & 23, 2017

Join me for a two-day Outdoor Painting Intensive Workshop July 22 & 23, 2017 through the Steamboat Art Museum in Steamboat Springs, CO. Outdoor painting has fundamental techniques and materials that can always be revisited, no matter what skill level or experience you have had. This Outdoor Painting Workshop is … Read More

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“Gift” Art Show at the Depot December 3-29, 2016

Looking for last-minute gifts that last a lifetime? Come on down the Steamboat Springs Arts Council for original oil paintings and giclee prints that can fit any budget and any gift need. And have a Merry Christmas!

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New Paintings in the Yampa Valley Medical Center

I had to see it to believe it. When I did, I learned a big lesson in scale. My biggest piece yet, Embrace, just an inch shorter then myself at 60″x36″, looked small over the mantel.  I think I’m going to start painting larger! Since November, I have been working … Read More

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Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibit, Nov 4 – 30

Join us in Scottsdale, AZ for the Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibit, Nov 4 – 30. The Marshall Gallery of Fine Art is hosting an opening reception on Friday, November 4, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with the awards presentation at 7:30 p.m.

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Steamboat Springs Arts Council “Barn Raising” Show Sept 2, 5-8 pm

Come see the artistic interpretations of our local barns and agricultural heritage. This show, “Barn Raising” is at the Steamboat Springs Arts Council Depot. The opening reception is September 2, 5-8 pm.   http://steamboatarts.org/first-friday-

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