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Thank you to Southwest Art!

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Thank you to the editors at Southwest Art and Mackenzie McCreary for helping me to spread the word about this exciting collaborative show! There are so many layers to this exhibit, “Generations – the Carpenter Ranch” and Mackenzie did a great job summing it up. Art meets Agriculture…. Conservation meet … Read More

Generations ~ The Carpenter Ranch

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I am very excited to announce a new show, soon to be up at the Art Depot in Steamboat Springs. “Generations – The Carpenter Ranch” is a collaborative exhibit completed in partnership with the Nature Conservancy, river rock Sculptor Camille DiTrani, and landscape painter Chula Beauregard. After a year of … Read More

Shipping Season

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 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

Taming the Beast – How to Enjoy a Commission

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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

Learning to Un-see

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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

Going Big – Adventures in Large Paintings

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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

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

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DRAWING ON THE LANDSCAPE

Workshop Announcement: July 22 & 23, 2017

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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