Ken Elliott Opening Exhibit
Mirada Fine Art Gallery, Friday May 6
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Ken Elliott Opening Exhibit
Mirada Fine Art Gallery

Friday, May 6, 6-9 pm

Above: The Red Foothills, oil on canvas, 30x40 inches

Ken Elliott: Color

Opening Reception: Friday, May 6th, 6-9 pm
Complimentary Cocktails & Light Hors D'oeuvres
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Mirada Fine Art Gallery

5490 Parmalee Gulch Rd
Indian Hills, CO 80454  map
(near C-470 and 285, minutes from Denver)

Gallery Accolades:
Top 25 Galleries in the United States
-American Art Awards, 2013, 2014 & 2015 

'Denver's Best Art Gallery'  
-Denver A-List,  2016

'Nature is where all the inspiration and colors for a lifetime are always waiting.' This is the conclusion talented painter Ken Elliott has come to after over forty years in the art business. Four decades spent observing technique, and establishing a wealth of understanding on the use of light, lines and color, led Elliott to develop his own compelling style.

Top left: Saccades I, oil 24x24                        Top right: Lake Patterns, oil 30x40
Bottom left: Golden Progressions, oil 48x60     Bottom right: Haze in the Distance, oil 40x40

From the Gallery: 

Altering, perfecting and abstracting his perception of nature, rich bold color and vibrant shapes emanate from Ken Elliott's canvasses. The fascination with the endless palette provided by nature inspired his latest collection of work, 'Color,' an exhibition opening at Mirada Fine Art on Friday, May 6.  Rendered in vividly modern hues, his landscapes simultaneously convey powerful movement and deep serenity.  'I don't try to recreate nature (even Monet said he never got that right).  Instead, my work is a simplification and exaggeration of elements found within a landscape,' Ken tells us.

Painting is not a linear process for this artist.  He usually works on several pieces at a time. Elements of one piece spur experimentation in another.  Jumping between work with oil paints and pastels allows differing emphasis on line structure, color depth and illumination.  And decades of experience have taught Ken to not discount the potential of a 'mistake.'  Just as in nature, Elliott has discovered that an imperfection can often be the most visually interesting component.

The artist's work stands independent of any specific place or time. They are a combination of the glory Ken Elliott sees in the world around him, and his own vivid imagination.  Grounded in unifying illumination, each piece somehow portrays both a kinetic energy and inherent calm.

Don't miss this remarkable exhibition!

Ken's original oils and works on paper are exhibited in hundreds of galleries and collected from coast to coast. One of his works was recently used in the movie Concussion. His artworks are in numerous private and public collections including: the Ritz Hotel Denver, Four Seasons Hotel Denver and Vail, the Mayo Clinic, Boston General, Hewlett Packard, Kaiser-Permanente, Blue Shield, Hitachi, The David and Lucille Packard Foundation, Holland Cruise Lines and many more.

The exhibit continues through May 31
Saccades III
Oil on canvas, 36x60 inches
Copyright © 2016 Ken Elliott Fine Art, All rights reserved.

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