Virtual Paintout‚ĶJuly 2015 (Santa Fe, NM)

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“Santa Fe Adobe”

Santa Fe, New Mexico

9″ x 12″ (Oil on Canvas Board)

For the month of July, 2015 I visited a region I’m very fond of, Santa Fe, NM. I painted a very familiar Adobe Home on Canyon Road and Delgado Street. This old door way (portal) must have been here forever. I can’t walk up Canyon Road without being amazed by it.¬† Check out the other ART for this month’s Virtural Paintout at http://virtualpaintout.blogspot.com/

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The Grapevine Art contest…

The Grapevine Art contest was held in conjunction with the National Watercolor Society’s traveling exhibit. The Artist’s reception was held on Saturday night, May 26th. Fellow artist and friend, Randy Saffle won “Best of Show” with his painting, “Waiting for You”. My painting “Arbor” won 1st place in the plein air division. The local GAP (Grapevine Art Project) artists had the privilege of showing our work in conjunction with the National Water Color Society, Traveling Show. It will be on display until June 15th at our new Convention and Visitor’s Bureau building at the corner of Hudgins and Main Street in downtown Grapevine. Admission is $5.

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Plein Air painting “Arbor” done on location at Grapevine Botanical Gardens, Oil on Canvas Board, 8″ x 10″