Watercolor Artist
Adventure Art captures the essence of being there©
Adventure Art captures the essence of being there©
  2017 Upcoming Gallery Shows & Events

Red Rock Arts Festival, Moab, UT
Oct 7-14, 2017 - Public Sale Oct 9-14, 2017
Dead Horse Point Paint-Out, Oct 13, 11-7

Escalante Canyons Plein Air, Escalante, UT
Sept 22-October 1, 2017
Sept 29-30 Plein Air Exhibit, Choice Awards, Silent Auction & Buy-it-Now Sale
Nocture & Public Lands Paint-outs
Reception, Awards, & Silent Auction: Sept 30, 6-8 PM, Escalante Community Center

Victor Celebrates the Arts, Victor, CO
Sept 2-4, 2017 Art Show & Sales, Victor Elks Lodge (9-5 daily, ends at 1PM Sept 4)
Purchase Patron Night Pre-Show Art Sale Sept 1, 6:30-9:00PM
Brush Rush Sept 3, 9-12 & Quick Draw Sept 4, 9-12
Info: 719-689-5836 or vctashow@gmail.com
1st place miniature award1st Place Quick Draw
1st Place Quick Draw
1st Place Miniature - "Tina's Garden"                  "Union Reds"

Mining Award
"Vindicator Gallaxy Sunset" -- People's Choice Award and
Cripple Creek & Victor Mining Company Award

Western Colorado Watercolor Society Member Show
August 29-Sept 30, 2017 Grand Junction Art Center
Best of Show Mini
Best of Show Miniature, "Machapuchare Homestead"

PAAC - Plein Air Artists Colorado Annual Fine Art Exhibition & Sale
September 8-October 7, 2017
Mary Williams Fine Arts, Boulder, Colorado , judged by Albert Handell

Artists' Alpine Exhibition, Ouray, CO July 27-August 5, 2017
1st place watercolor
1st Place Watercolor, "Indigenous Reflection"

Florrisant Fossil BedsNational Monument Annual Juried Fine Art Show
Florissant Fossil Beds NM Visitor Center, Florissant, CO
Sales benefit Friends of the Fossil Beds: interpretive, educational and Scientific research
Sponsored by www.PikesPeakPleinAirPainters.com
Purchase Patron Pre-Show Friday Aug 11 6-8 PM (tickets required)
Open to Public Sat & Sun Aug 12-13, 9AM-5PM

Montrose Plein Air, July 2017- Montrose, CO
field and Mountain 2nd Place
"Field & Mountain", 2nd Place


Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada
March 20-April 10, 2015
Exhibition August and September, 2015, Red Rock Visitor Center
Reception August 8, 2015, 3-5PM

  Painting Demonstrations & Courses

"Watercolor - Getting it Right with Minimal Layers", Escalante, UT
Sept. 25, 2015, Plein Air Demonstration at Escalante Cyns Plein Air Festival
Escalante Icon Demo Painting
"Escalante Icon" Demonstration Painting

"Color Sketchbook for Travel and Nature", Around the Corner Gallery, Montrose, CO
April 25, 2015,

"Quick Sketch for Travel", Around the Corner Gallery, Montrose, CO
June 21 and August 9, 2014, 9-4

"Watercolor on Yupo" Artist Demonstration
Brush & Palette Club, GrandJunction, CO April 17, 2014
WCWS Member meeting, Montrose, CO November 12, 2013

  Prior Gallery Shows & Events

Rockies West National, Grand Junction, CO
Feb 28 - April 1, 2017 The Art Center, Grand Junction, CO

Moab Plein Air, Moab, UT
Oct 3-8, 2016

Escalante Canyons Plein Air, Escalante, UT
Sept 16-25, 2016

Victor Celebrates the Arts, Victor, CO

Aug 26-Sept 5, 2016Art Show & Sales, Victor Elks Lodge, Sept 3-5, 2016
Info: 719-689-5836 or vctashow@gmail.com

Steamboat Art Museum Plein Air, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Plein Air Competition: June 11-18, 2016,
Exhibit June21-July 30, 2016
Info 970-870-1755 or sam@steamboatartmuseum.org

Escalante Canyons Plein Air, Escalante, Utah
September 24-26, 2015

Crested Butte Plein Air Open, Oh Be Joyful Gallery
August 7-9, 2015

Meeker, CO Plein Air
June 18- July 4, 2015

National Watercolor Society Annual Members Exhibition

June 6-July 31, 2015, San Pedro, CA

Escalante Canyons Art Festival, September 2014

Meeker, CO Plein Air June 18-July 2, 2014
Meeker Best of Show
Best of Show Award at Meeker Plein Air

Around the Corner Gallery, Montrose, CO -- Guest Artist, April 4-30, 2014
          "Adventure Art" in conjunction with the Montrose Adventure Film Festival

22nd Rockies West National Exhibition, Grand Junction, CO
          March 5 - April 4, 2014, Grand Junction Center for the Arts Best Colorado Artist Award
   Best Colorado Artist Award at Rockies West National
                               March 2014

New Work by Regional Artists
          February 6 - 28, 2014, Telluride, CO Ah Haa Art Center

Arizona Aqueous XXVIII National Exhibition
          February 7 - March 9, 2014

America's Parks II 2014, Top 100 paintings
          On-line Exhibit
          Scroll down to "Top 100 Flatworks and Top 20 Sculptures"

Colorado Plein Air Arts Fest - Denver, CO
          Sponsored by the Golden Triangle Museum District of Denver
          Evergreen Center for the Arts - Jan 10-25, 2014
          November 12, 2013 - through December 31, 2013

PleinAir Moab - October 4-12, 2013
          Plein Air competition and Quick Draws
          Moab, Utah          http://pleinairmoab.com
          3rd Place - Main Street Quick Draw
          Honorable Mention - Main Competition

Escalante Canyons Art Festival - Everett Ruess Days - September 27-28, 2013
          Plein Air competition and Paint-Out
          Escalante, Utah     http://escalantecanyonsartfestival.org

Driggs Plein Air Festival Competition, Driggs, ID, August 2013
          A Festival of Plein Air Painters on the Western Slope of the Tetons

Driggs Plein Air Award 2013
Driggs 3rd Place Plein Air Award August 2013

Colorado Journeys 2013-2014          See the artist ad and on-line biography and gallery

March 1, - April 5, 2013 - Rockies West National, Grand Junction, CO
          Grand Junction Art Center, Main Gallery

Escalante Canyons Plein Air Art Festival Competition, Escalante, UT, September 2012

Escalante Plein Air Award
Plein Air Award September 2012

Artist in Booth 2011
The artist's booth -- June 2011 New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair

May 6- June 5, 2011 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Annual Show, Albuquerque
          Expo New Mexico, Fine Arts Building

April 4-30, 2011 Miniature Arts Bardean & Masterworks of New Mexico, Albuquerque
          Expo New Mexico, Hispanic Arts Building        

Artist Award
The artist with Miniature Arts Bardean Award April 2011

Best of Show Award May 2009
The artist with New Mexico Watercolor Society Best of Show Award May 2009


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