Participating artists work in a variety of painting mediums as well as clay, stone, metal, wood, ceramics, jewelry, and glass.
For 15 years, the Sheridan Arts Foundation has had no trouble finding talented painters to do just that at its annual juried event, Telluride Plein Air.
In the following pages, we present a sampling of artists who hail from Oregon and Washington.
These days Andrew Peters is known for his luminous interpretations of the American West. With a painterly, impressionistic sensibility, he depicts mountain peaks at daybreak, snow-covered hay bales, and alpine rivers above timberline.
Kim Lordier works in landscapes, depicting the forests, mountains, oceans, and other natural scenes that speak to her in color-rich, painterly oil pastels.
The artist has a knack for capturing the personalities of her furry and feathered subjects with technical dexterity, emotion, and humor, and she knows them all by name.
The California Art Club, one of the oldest and largest fine-art organizations in the country, presents its 107th annual Gold Medal Exhibition this month, with more than 300 fine artworks by 220 nationally renowned painters and sculptors.
Now firmly rooted in contemporary realism, Chovanec teaches art at a college near her home in Grand Rapids, MI.
A key moment in the development of Eric Merrel's nocturnes was the realization that, since subjects in the dark all had similar values without much of the contrast one sees by daylight, he had to depict form by using color alone.