Tag Archives: Colorado

Thank you to Southwest Art!

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

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Generations ~ The Carpenter Ranch

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

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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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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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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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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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It Takes a Village

As I bask in the light of good memories from a successful Quick Draw event, this photo really sums two things: What makes Steamboat so special; and my gratitude to my community for their undying support. Many of the people in this photo, and at the Quick Draw, have known … Read More

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Steamboat Art Museum Quick Draw and BBQ – June 18, 2016

As the grande finale of our Plein Air event, SAM will be celebrating with a Quick Draw and BBQ. Always a good time, this event starts at 10 am with Mamosas, coffee, and snacks, while the artists paint until noon. Then, the live music starts up, the BBQ is served, … Read More

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Steamboat Art Museum Plein Air Event 2016, June 11 – 18, 2016

This year, the Steamboat Art Museum is hosting our Plein Air event from June 11-18. Artists from all over the country will be coming to our beautiful valley to create original artwork in the span of one week. The opening reception is from 5-8 pm on June 17. For more … Read More

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Outdoor Painting Intensive Workshop July 16 & 17, 2016

The Outdoor Painting Intensive workshop is offered through the Steamboat Art Museum. This mixed-media, mixed-level workshop will be held July 16 & 17, from 8:30-4:30.   We meet at SAM at 8:20 am, and travel to our painting destinations each day.  Cost: $225. For more information, click here: the workshop page … Read More

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