Here I am the Sangre de Christo Arts Center with my 2 paintings that were juried into this exiting show. I was delighted and inspired by the diversity of high caliber work in this exhibition. Most of the work in the show is far less traditional in media and execution than my stuff, which makes me doubly honored to be a part of this terrific show. Kudos to Juror Tony Ortega for putting together the work of so many great artists who exemplify the best of contemporary western art.Read More
My paintings “Bus,” oil on linen, 42 x 30, and “El Capitan, oil on panel, 20 x 14, were juried into this show. The exhibition will feature works by 40 artists from all over the country, which were selected from over 600 entries.
A description of the show and the venue are excerpted here from the Arts Center’s web site:
Representing the West, a New Frontiers Exhibition
“Artwork in a variety of mediums which considers the changing culture and myths of the American West. Non-traditional subject matter, materials, and concepts and traditional depictions of the West will be on display, including audio and video pieces. Over $5,000 in prize money is awarded during this exhibition, along with a coveted “People’s Choice” title - which YOU get to vote on - awarding the opportunity for a solo exhibit at the Arts Center.”
The Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
“One-of-a-kind, educational, inspirational, inclusive…the Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center fits all these descriptions and more. Pledging art for all, this beautiful facility has held hands with arts education in Southern Colorado since 1972 and never let go. This multi-disciplinary center for the arts is located in Pueblo and serves 17 surrounding counties. As an organization, the Arts Center encourages people to bring out the best in others through high-quality art exhibitions, performing arts, dance arts, an award-winning children’s museum, comprehensive arts educational programming, and an artistic space for meetings, performances and events. The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center and Buell Children's Museum are accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.”
The Warren Family Gallery at Berkshire School is a beautiful space which enables art program students to exhibit their work in a state-of-the-art gallery. I am honored to be one of two professional artists per year who are invited to share their work with students and the public in this educational setting. All artwork in this show will be for sale. I will be donating 20% of the proceeds to Berkshire School.
I am pleased and honored to announce that Juror William Eiland, Director of The Georgia Museum of Art, has awarded me Third Place in the 31st September Competition presented by The Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, Louisiana.
My painting Sands Motel, oil on linen, 46 x 30, was one of 47 pieces selected for the exhibition from over 500 international submissions. The show opened July 6th and will be on view until October 20, 2018.