Author Archives: Chula Beauregard

About Chula Beauregard

Chula Beauregard (b. 1974) is a sixth-generation Coloradan, passionate about painting since the age of 11. After graduating from Whitman College as an Art Major, cum laude, Chula went on to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Gabon, Central Africa. At home in the Colorado mountains, she uses painting to engage with the landscape. Beauregard is a signature member of the American Impressionist Society (AIS), and American Women Artists (AWA). She has won notable awards in each group and won the President’s Award of Excellence with the Oil Painters of America (2022). She won 1st Place awards at the Steamboat Art Museum Plein Air Event (2015, 2016, 2019), and served as Faculty at the Plein Air Convention and Expo (PACE, 2023). She has been invited to several museum shows, including the Brinton Museum (Big Horn, WY), the Western Spirit Museum (Scottsdale, AZ), the Steamboat Art Museum (Steamboat Springs, CO), Bennington Art Center (Bennington, VT), Booth Western Art Museum (Cartersville, GA), and the Tucson Desert Art Museum (Tucson, AZ). Her work can be found in public and private collections. She is represented by the Simpson-Gallagher Gallery (Cody, WY), the Broadmoor Galleries (Colorado Springs, CO) and the R-Diamond Gallery (Steamboat Springs, CO).

Reposted: Helping People Stay Human Through Art

What major need I am fulfilling with my art (besides my own)?  What problem am I solving through my paintings? Answering these questions is key in focusing my intent of my art practice, as well as targeting my marketing efforts. I have grappled with these questions. When I taught art … Read More

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Destination Inspiration Plein Air Magazine Sept 2022 Article

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The Story of “Home” (aka You Don’t Know What you Don’t Know)

I am honored to be included in the 23rd Annual American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition. The show is hosted by the Mary Williams Fine Arts Gallery in Boulder, CO, and it will run from Sept 15-Oct 22, 2022. This painting has special significance to me, and I’d like to … Read More

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The Story Behind “Lift”

I am incredibly honored to have been chosen to show my piece, “Lift” at the Oil Painters of America National Exhibition. This piece is very different in subject matter than what I usually do, so I thought you might like to hear the story behind it. Here is the report … Read More

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Painting Adventures in the Waterpocket Fold, Spring 2022


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Hunting and Gathering in Ouray, CO

In October, 2020, I was invited to join my painting mentors on a trip to Ouray, CO. There were many reasons this trip was notable, both professionally and personally. First of all, it was such an honor to be included in this group of painters. They traditionally head to the … Read More

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Exciting Collaboration with Interior Designers

What an exciting Autumn! I had the pleasure of collaborating with Betsy Coleman in creating this modern mountain home in Steamboat Springs. The clients were very focused in creating the clean atmosphere in their home. Betsy’s vision included using original art that complemented the natural materials in muted colors. Aspen … Read More

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MAY 2020 Virtual Drawing Class now open

In these challenging times, I am finding many opportunities for growth. I hope to offer ways for everyone to experience beauty and find your natural-born creativity. Through art, we can weather this storm and come out stronger! Registration is open for my Virtual Drawing Class. Click here to find out … Read More

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Free Zoom Backgrounds

To make our online lives a little more fun, with a little more beauty, I am offering these free Zoom backgrounds. Just follow these simple steps to see how to install these backgrounds for your next video chat: 1.) Click the painting on this post you like and ‘download’ to … Read More

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Fine Art Connoisseur Feature

I am very honored to announce that Fine Art Connoisseur has chosen me for an Artist Profile in their latest newsletter. Many of the paintings in the article are available for purchase through my galleries. Here is the link: 6 Representational Paintings by Chula Beauregard    

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