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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

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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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STEMS Plein Air Event

The STEMS Plein Air Painting Event just wrapped up. I went out painting almost every day and created at least 14 paintings. That doesn’t mean I’m displaying all 14. Lots of days I did some […]

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UCM Student Artist Coalition Fundraising Art Exhibit

I was an art professor at the University of Central Missouri for 22 years. This May faculty, emeriti faculty, and students will be exhibiting and selling artwork as a fundraiser for the Student Artists Coalition. […]

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We Had a Great Acrylic Workshop!

I taught a two-day acrylic workshop this weekend. What a great bunch of students. They all came with enthusiasm, and ready to work. I was impressed at how good they got at mixing colors and […]

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March Show, Noyes Gallery, Lincoln, NE

I have three works exhibited as part of the collaboration with Les Femmes Folles, the group show, Femme Qui Bercent “Women Who Rock”, which debuted March 1st, at The Noyes Gallery in Lincoln, and moved […]

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