"Scenes from Kittitas County," is my solo exhibition at the Western Art Association in Ellensburg, Washington through March 24th, 2022. The address is 416 N Pearl St, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-2934.
Six of my paintings were featured in the Western Art Association's Miniatures Show at the Clymer Museum in Ellensburg, Washington, from October 1-28, 2021. Included in the show was Yakima Brave, 10" x 8", oil on linen panel, show below.
Two of my paintings will be in the Visions of the Santa Fe Trail exhibition at El Zaguan, the historic home and gardens of James L. Johnson, a Santa Fe Trail merchant. The exhibition runs from August 6-27, 2021, at 545 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico, now the home of the Historic Santa Fe Foundation. The exhibition commemorates the 200th Anniversary of the Santa Fe Trail.
My ANCIENT ONE was selected for the California Art Club Spring 2021Excellence in Traditional Fine Art Competition.
My WINTER SUNSET OVER THE NORTH RIO GRANDE VALLEY, was selected for the Oil Painters of America 2020 Virtual Juried Salon Exhibition.
My painting, After the Bath, was accepted into the Oil Painters of America 2019 Western Regional Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils at Sorrel Sky Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. The exhibition ran from November 1-30, 2019. After the Bath is now available for purchase at Masterpiece Gallery Santa Fe.
My paintings, DEEP SPACE & GATHERING ROSES, were both in the "Gatherings Project, " exhibitions in the fall of 2020. The Gatherings Project is an art and poetry based project that experiments with a cycle of giving and receiving. The project began with 51 professional artists (making a total of 56 boxes), and 53 poets contributing original poems. Artists created their art on handcrafted wooden boxes. Poets have written original poetry for inclusion inside the boxes. The profits from sales of the Gatherings boxes have been be donated to the following arts organizations designated for relief funds for creatives:
$25,000 to Artist Trust
$25,000 to Idaho Commission on the Arts
NEWS: I was named the 2019 National Parks Arts Foundation Artist in Residence for Fort Union National Park in New Mexico. I was in residence for the month of October painting the landscape and Fort ruins. Stay tuned for my documentary film about the project! Click here to see my plein air studies. Listen to Big Blend Radio's interview with me and Park Superintendent, Lorenzo Vigil, below. Click here to read about my residency in The Oldest House Indian Shop, or here: http://oldesthouseindianshop.com/wp/2019/10/12/oil-painter-inspired-by-new-mexico-residency/