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Fall Work 2017

October Discovery Tree Grove, watercolor, gouache, casein, pastel, 9x14, ©Chris Willey October Loose Park Red Trees, oil, 8x10, ©Chris Willey October Loose Park Orange Trees, oil, 8x16, ©Chris Willey
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NOAPS Small Painting Show 2017

This little painting made it into the NOAPS (National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society) Small Painting Show, Cathy Kline Art Gallery, Parkville, MO. Get to Parkville for you holiday shopping.

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Paint Parkville 2017

I had a great time painting in Parkville this week. And I won Best of Show and two Purchase Awards. Yippee!

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Grand Marais Plein Air 2017

I had a wonderful time participating as a juried artist in the Grand Marais Plein Air 2017. Here is some of the work created:  

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Mountain Maryland Plein Air

I painted in the Mountain Maryland Juried Plein Air, 2017, in Cumberland, Maryland.

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Kansas City Plein Air 2017 – Penn Valley Park

Overcast Morning Bridge, oil, 14x11, ©Chris Willey Morning Tree Grove, oil, 12x24, ©Chris Willey Pink Accents, pastel, 14x11, ©Chris Willey Sentinel, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey
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Well this is out of order, but I forgot to post it in September

The Brush Creek Artwalk is a 3 day event that takes place every September in Kansas City. Here is some of the work created during the event.

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Traveling with Art Supplies

This weekend I went to Indianapolis and I packed all of my art supplies that I thought I would need. I learned some valuable lessons that will serve me well on some later, longer, airplane […]

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September/October Plein Air Events

• September 20 – October 6:  Parkville in Art Plein Air Event. Paint out     October 10 – 31: Exhibition (Cathy Kline Art Gallery, 173 English Landing Drive, Parkville, MO),     November 21: Auction ( […]

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New work (or work that I finally finished)

I’ve got a few too many paintings going. I get stuck. I move on. I get stuck. I move on. So the studio is overflowing with 85 to 90 percent finished paintings. Today, three of […]

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