Join me at Keller Art Walk: Nov 16, 9am-5pm

I’ll be at the Keller Art Walk tomorrow (Saturday, November 16th from 9am-5pm), in Old Town Keller. My booth (Number 44, circled on the map) is located in front of the Seven Mile Cafe. I’ll be debuting for sale new photographic works, and also bringing some of my older work too. The festival is free to attend, with free parking, and features Live Music 👨‍🎤 and a variety of local Artisans🖼

For festival info visit: https://www.cityofkeller.com/…/art-shows-ev…/keller-art-walk

 

 

 

 

 

 

See you at GrapeFest

Mark your calendars, and save the date: September 12-16, 2019, as I’ll be returning to vend my photographic works at GrapeFest: the largest wine festival in the Southwest!

I’ll be exhibiting with other members of the Grapevine Art Project, so you’ll find over 20 local artists across an array of art mediums–painting, jewelry, ceramics, photography and more–inside the historic Foust Funeral Home & Event Space located at 523 S. Main Street in Grapevine, Texas. No matter what the weather is outside, we’re in an air conditioned and sheltered space so you’re always guaranteed a great time as you view all the artistic works from our talented members. With an array of art mediums represented, there’s something for everyone inside.

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Postcards from the New York’s Hudson Valley Opens June 18

I’m proud to announce that I have photographic work in the Postcards from the New York’s Hudson Valley Exhibition running June 18-July 14 hosted at the NEA Exhibition Gallery located at 122 Bridge Street East in Benalla, Australia. 🦘🐨

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The exhibit features twenty-eight artists with ties to New York’s Hudson Valley (about 60-70 miles north of New York City along the Hudson River) to make postcard-sized (6×8 inches) artwork on paper, cardstock, or unstretched canvas encompassing oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings as well as photography, mixed media, collage art and woodcuts.

So if anyone is going to be in the land down under, sing on by to check out the exhibit. Or spread the word with anyone who you may know of in Australia. 🇦🇺

For more information please contact the NEA Exhibition Gallery directly via email at northeastartisans@gmail.com or call 0402 563 918.

See You at Main Street Fest in Grapevine

I’m thrilled to announce that I’m heading back for another year at Main Street Fest in Grapevine, Texas. I’ll be bringing prints, some ready-to-hang pieces, with a combination of older work and newer work too. There will be a little something for everyone.
I hope you’ll join me, and over 20 other local artists who are vending inside the historic Foust Funeral Home & Event Space inside Festival grounds located at 523 S. Main Street. Rain or shine, hot or cold we’re inside and have something for everyone, and every price point!

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Please note our art area hours conclude before the festival shuts down on Friday and Saturday.

MAIN STREET FEST DAILY GENERAL ADMISSION
$7 Adults // $5 Seniors 62+ // $5 Children 6-12 years
*Admission is free on Friday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
**Children under the age of 6 are free
Weekend pass for $15.

For more information about the festival including parking, entertainment, and more, please visit the official website at: https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/main-street-fest/

2019 Best of Photography Exhibit at Stonehenge Gallery

I’m thrilled to announce that a four-panel jury has invited three of my photographic works into their “2019 Best of Photography Exhibit” at Stonehenge Gallery which has been specializing in fine art for nearly 50 years. The exhibit runs July 8-31, 2019, with an opening reception July 11 at 5:30pm at Stonehenge Gallery located at 401 Cloverdale Road in Montgomery, Alabama.

The pieces (Solitude, Contemplation & Open Doors) were all taken in various churches across the state of Texas.

Historic flooding postpones Western Trappings on the Llano

This year’s Western Trappings on the Llano, which is a juried, international exhibit and sale featuring the finest in custom Gear and original Western Art has been postponed.

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As I’m sure many of you are aware, the flooding in Llano and neighboring communities in the Texas Hillcountry has made national news. The Llano River which cuts right through the heart of the town of Llano experienced a historic crest of more than 40 feet above normal.

 

To give you an idea of what that looks like this image combines a screencap from footage broadcasted on the news, and the an image I found from a news article of the bridge during normal conditions (with a person in it to help provide a sense of scale).

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The museum hosting Western Trappings on the Llano is located at the end of the bridge. The below image was shared to me on Facebook from a local. The photo was taken from the museum parking lot, and we can see that the museum grounds were flooding. It damaged the log cabin on site, but the main Museum building was just a tad higher and has managed to stay dry, though the flooded river water was lapping within reach of the foundation. In fact the sidewalk leading to the museum is just to the right of the structure visible on the right hand edge of the image.

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While the exhibit has already been hung in anticipation of the original reception and exhibit dates, due to the flooding everything has been pushed back 2 weeks to allow roads to be cleared, bridges inspected for damage, and to help the city get back up and running as they deal with the aftermath of all that water.

The new dates for Western Trappings on the Llano, held inside the Llano County Historical Museum located at 310 Bessemer Street in Llano, Texas are as follows:

  • Artist Reception (ticket required) on November 2nd at 5:30pm
  • Art Exhibit runs from November 3 through November 17

 

For more information please visit the official website: www.westerntrappings.com

 

 

 

Juried Into Western Trappings on the Llano

 

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I’m thrilled to announce that I have been selected to exhibit two of my photographic works at this year’s Western Trappings on the Llano, which is a juried, international exhibit and sale featuring the finest in custom Gear and original Western Art. An artist reception and preview sale will kick off festivities on October 19th at 5:30pm (ticket required) inside the Llano County Historical Museum located at 310 Bessemer Street in Llano, Texas. The exhibit, which is free and open to the public, will run from October 20 through November 3, 2018 at the museum.

 

For more information please visit the official website: www.westerntrappings.com

Second Place at 2018 IAA Animal Art Competition & Exhibition

I’m elated to announce that my photographic work, “This Side of the Pond” was bestowed a Second Place award by a three-member judging panel for the 2018 IAA Animal Art Competition & Exhibition in the challenge category: Frogs & Toads, across all art mediums in the contest (digital art, drawing, mixed media, painting and photography).

The Art exhibition remains on view until September 28th. You can view all the entries, including my award-winning piece in person during normal hours at the Jaycee Parks Center for the Arts located at 1975 Puritan Drive in Irving, Texas.

Or if you are heading out to #GrapeFest this weekend, I do have blank greeting cards featuring our Green little friend that I’ll be selling at my booth inside the Foust Funeral Home and Event Space, where over 20 local #GAPartists will be vending during the festival.

 

 

 

 

2018 IAA Animal Awards Competition & Exhibition

I have three of my photographic works in this year’s 2018 IAA Animal Art Competition & Exhibition, while artworks will be for sale viewing the exhibition is free and open to the public from August 26th through September 28th during normal hours at the Jaycee Parks Center for the Arts located at 1975 Puritan Drive in Irving, Texas. A reception will be held on September 9th from 2-4pm.

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GAP’s Artist Reception for the Summer 2018 juried member’s exhibition at the Lancaster Theater

Please join me in supporting my fellow colleagues in the Grapevine Art Project as we celebrate the end of our most recent exhibition. The Grapevine Art Project has had over 15 of our members exhibiting 2D and 3D artworks inside the Lancaster Theater during July & August. We invite all of you to join us for a free and open to the public artist reception on Friday, August 24th from 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Not only is it one of the last chances to see the exhibit, but many of the artists will be present so you can talk directly to them about their works.

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The GAP member show was juried and the following awards were handed out:

  • The Best In Show award went to Charice Cooper for her oil The Risk Takers.
  • Painting: First Place went to Chris Brandley for her oil Slice of Key Lime. Honorable mention was awarded to Beverly Richmond for her oil Days Work Done.
  • In Photography, First Place went to Looking Back by Bruce Rosenstiel. Honorable mention ribbons were awarded to Grande Mosque by Klaus Mayer and Chiang Mai Umbrellas by Bruce Rosenstiel.
  • The First Place Ribbon in Pottery went to Sue Jackson for 3 Pitchers.
  • In Sculpture, the First Place Ribbon was awarded to Deb Hart for Armadillo on the Town.
  • In Jewelry, the First Place Ribbon went to Shirley Matteson for Mosaic.