The Art Spectacular will be held September 10-11, 2022 in Washington Park. It features many talented creatives in all areas- I hope you'll stop by to visit and see my new work in Oils!
The 2022 Old Capitol Art Fair in Springfield IL was a great show! It was wonderful to be back in Springfield visiting with old Art friends and new! My work was all Oils- in 2018, I was honored to be awarded First Place in Oils.
The second Peoria Heights Fine Art Fair was well-attended May 14th! The organization and setup was terrific- a bit of rain in the morning, and lots of great visitors throughout the day supporting the artists with visits and sales.
Portrait Sessions in Fall 2022 TBA: Work from Life with personal guidance including a Focus Area for the Day. 8:30am-2:30pm at the Mill Studio. Early registration will bring a discounted cost of $60 (Week/Day-Of is $75).
Set Proportion quickly and accurately, manage Value and Color, empower your Creativity for all your Painting!
The Two-Day Portrait Workshop in October 2018 at the Studio was great! I shared many fast and effective Methods to improve Portrait work, and explained strong Concepts can change how painters develop Form, Value, and Color.
Second Fridays of each Month at Exhibit A- Peoria IL. The Second Fridays have begun, June being the first! Stop in to see New Work in Oils and see other local artists in Peoria Heights- great ideas for the home and gifts!
Gold Award- Pastel Society of Oregon Show- I was honored to receive the Gold Award at the Pastel Society of Oregon's Biennial Show at Gallery Northwest in Roseburg Oregon! A great show with entries from all over the country judged by Mike Beeman, a true Master of Pastel.
September 2018 Art Spectacular at the Carillon Park in Springfield, IL. This year I received Second Place Fine Art in Oils- in 2017, I was awarded First Place in Fine Art showing Pastel. I am grateful and enjoyed visiting with old friends and new in the Booth!
In August 2018 was a Two Day Landscape Workshop in Peoria IL, in the Studio and Plein-Air. This Workshop included how to bring the experience of Plein-Air painting on Day 1 into Studio development and finished paintings.
I was honored to receive First Place in Oils at the 2018 Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair in my first year entering with Oils! It is a terrific Art Fair and great weekend in May. My Lincoln Portrait (Civic Commission Award Winner) can be see on public display nearby (Illinois National Bank lobby- corner of 4th and Capitol).