Category Archives: Oils/Acrylics

Mountain Maryland Plein Air

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

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Pershing Street, oil, 12×12, ©Chris Willey

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3rd Place at Mountain Maryland Plein Air 2017. Locust Grove Stream, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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Afternoon View of the Potomac River, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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Tractor World, 11×14, oil, ©Chris Willey. Gifted to my housing host. Thanks Jim.

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Flowers and Cars, oil, 9×12, ©Chris Willey

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Kansas City Plein Air 2017 – Penn Valley Park

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Overcast Morning Bridge, oil, 14×11, ©Chris Willey

Morning Tree Grove, oil, 12x24, ©Chris Willey

Morning Tree Grove, oil, 12×24, ©Chris Willey

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Pink Accents, pastel, 14×11, ©Chris Willey

Sentinel, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Sentinel, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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Augusta Plein Air April 2017

Montelle Overlook, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey. PURCHASE AWARD

Montelle Overlook, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey. PURCHASE AWARD

Noboleis Vines, oil, 9x12, ©Chris Willey. SOLD

Noboleis Vines, oil, 9×12, ©Chris Willey. SOLD

Klondike Park Lake Trees, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Klondike Park Lake Trees, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

7:15 Sunrise, oil, 14x11, ©Chris Willey

7:15 Sunrise, oil, 14×11, ©Chris Willey

Flower Power, oil, 12x12, ©Chris Willey

Flower Power, oil, 12×12, ©Chris Willey

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Nahm Road Creek, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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Lake Creek Vineyards, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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Hillside Barns, oil, 11×14, ©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.

Discovery Center Pond, oil, 9x12, ©Chris Willey

Discovery Center Pond, oil, 9×12, ©Chris Willey

Horseman Fountain Nocturne, oil, 9×12, ©Chris Willey

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Brush Creek Eastside Fall, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey, 2nd Place, Brush Creek Art Walk 2016.

Discovery Center Tree Grove, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey. Honorable Mention, Brush Creek ArtWalk 2016

Discovery Center Tree Grove, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey. Honorable Mention, Brush Creek

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The Rice Gallery Juried Plein Air Show – Feb. 24 – Mar. 31, 2017

I will be showing one plein air piece in The Rice Gallery Juried Plein Air Show.

Rice Gallery of Fine Art
Address: 4829 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS 66209
Hours: 10AM–7PM
Phone: (913) 685-8889

Autumn Hay, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Autumn Hay, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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The Visions of the Flint Hills Juried Show 2016

October 7 through November 23, 2016 at the Buttonwood ArtSpace, 3013 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64108

Osage Point Morning View, oil, 12x12, ©Chris Willey

Osage Point Morning View, oil, 12×12, ©Chris Willey

October Broom Weeds, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

October Broom Weeds, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

Fall Sunset, oil, 36x36, ©Chris Willey

Fall Sunset, oil, 36×36, ©Chris Willey

Spillway, oil, 14x11, ©Chris Willey

Spillway, oil, 14×11, ©Chris Willey

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September 2016 Work

Curt's Creek, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Curt’s Creek, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

Parkville Creek, oil, 12x12, ©Chris Willey

Parkville Creek, oil, 12×12, ©Chris Willey

Grinter Farms Sunflowers #2, oil, 14x11, ©Chris Willey

Grinter Farms Sunflowers #2, oil, 14×11, ©Chris Willey

Grinter Farms Sunflowers #1, oil, 14x11, ©Chris Willey

Grinter Farms Sunflowers #1, oil, 14×11, ©Chris Willey

 

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Parkville Plein Air 2016

Adirondacks, oil, 9x12, ©Chris Willey

Adirondacks, oil, 9×12, ©Chris Willey

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SOLD! Boat House, oil, 9×12, ©Chris Willey

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SOLD! Purchase Award and 2nd Place, Parkville Paints Invitational 2016, “Riss Lake Morning”, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

Chancellor's House, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Chancellor’s House, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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Colorado Douglas County Land Conservancy Juried Plein Air 2016

From June 20 to June 28 I participated in the Douglas County Land Conservancy Plein Air 2016. Here are some of the works I created.

SOLD! View to Pike's Peak, oil, 12x12, ©Chris Willey

SOLD! View to Pike’s Peak, oil, 12×12, ©Chris Willey

SOLD! Morning Light, oil, 6x8, ©Chris Willey

SOLD! Morning Light, oil, 6×8, ©Chris Willey

Gifted to my host family. Thanks. Valley View, oil, 8x10, ©Chris Willey

Gifted to my host family. Thanks.
Valley View, oil, 8×10, ©Chris Willey

Afternoon Cloud Break, oil, 14x11, ©Chris Willey

Afternoon Cloud Break, oil, 14×11, ©Chris Willey

Morning Canyon Light, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Morning Canyon Light, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

Welborn Ranch Overlook, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Welborn Ranch Overlook, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

Welborn Ranch Overlook Grasses, oil, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

Welborn Ranch Overlook Grasses, oil, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

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Reworks

oil, 16x24, ©Chris Willey

Christine Relaxing, oil, 16×24, ©Chris Willey

New Mexico Arroyo, pastel, 11x14, ©Chris Willey

New Mexico Arroyo, pastel, 11×14, ©Chris Willey

 

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