Monday, June 28, 2010

Plein Air Artists Colorado "Annual Fine Art Exhibition"

"Red Rocks Near Salida" 6x8 Oil on Linen Panel (sold)

"Red Rocks Near Salida" is my entry in this year's Plein Air Artists Colorado show at Saks Gallery in Denver. It's a beautiful show and will hang through July 10th. If you're in the area, I hope you get a chance to see it. The show was judged by Jeff Legg, and I was lucky enough to receive an Honorable Mention award.

I painted this last September while participating in the Colorado Mountain Plein Air Festival in Salida and Buena Vista, Colorado. If you have the time, I would suggest checking out the info for this year's festival. It's in September again, and if you've never been to that part of Colorado during the fall I highly recommend it. The Aspen are turning, the weather is usually gorgeous, (but it is Colorado, so anything can happen...,) and the people running the festival are some of the friendliest I've ever met. Not only did they take us to all their special painting spots, they took the time to put together an interactive map with pictures of painting locations throughout the region.