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The Pikes Peak Watercolor Society invited me to do a demo at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts in Colorado Springs, Colorado. A gracious and enthusiastic group of painters welcomed me into their monthly meeting on October 19th. I treated them to series of quickly applied washes for the beginnings [...]
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
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Tuesday through Saturday 10 am – 5 pm Or call for appointment: 719-852-6976 The studio is loaded with original art plus signed, giclee prints and greeting cards. I'll be doing small watercolor paintings and/or oil pastel drawings each day of the open studio. These new pieces will be available immediately to the first [...]
Tue, Aug 02, 2016
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This painting began on an autumn afternoon in the Conejos Canyon in south-central Colorado. During the previous weekend as I drove home from Denver through the mountains, the roads were overrun with leaf-peepers. However, in this part of Colorado, no matter how beautiful the fall colors are they can be [...]
Mon, Feb 01, 2016
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The Colorado Creative Industries Division of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (CCI), has awarded me with a Career Advancement grant. The grant is to be used toward developing, publishing and marketing my Children's Picture Book, Augustina, as well as a screenplay for animated film to accompany the [...]
Thu, Jan 28, 2016
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