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Ken Elliott's Art Newsletter, April, 2015
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April News:

It has been a marvelous month. I just returned from my group show at the new Arden's Gallery, River Oaks in Houston. It was a great success with works finding homes and more being considered. My next exhibit will be a two-person show with the esteemed painter Kim English at the Total Arts Gallery, Taos May 22 - June 14. View the accompanying article in Southwest Art Magazine. I hope to see you there!



Four commissions have been hung in the Banner Ft. Collins Medical Center and one for the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. It is an honor to be a part of these healing centers.

The publication Westword Denver named a group exhibit I was in last year as one of the 5 best Denver area art shows in 2014Open Press: Celebrating 25 Years of Printmaking at the McNichols Building. Mark Lunning, master printer and owner of Open Press was the curator. From the article: "Lunning selected examples by fifty artists who he had worked with over the period. And the revelation of his picks was that apparently nearly every important Denver painter lined up at his door to have him make their prints. This made the show not only an accounting of Open Press, but by extension of the art scene at large in the city over the last quarter century."  Article and photos

In the next months I am offering two Making It Fine Art Workshops in my studio, May 27-28 and June 20-21. The classes are almost filled. It is always a pleasurable and rewarding experience for all of us.
Please inquire   complete info
 

New Works:

Waters Edge in Blue
Oil, 36 x 36 inches
Arden's Gallery, River Oaks, Houston
$5100 framed



New: Limited Edition Giclee

Into the Woods I
Limited edition giclee in three sizes / prices $325 - $790 

There now are over 80 giclee images available in 3 sizes from $300 - $890. These limited edition giclee prints are also available in custom sizes, with or without borders on paper and canvas. View all of the images here


Grateful Notices:


Banner Ft. Collins Medical Center, CO
Main lobby, reception desk
4 oils on canvas, 36 x 36 inches
Placed by American Art Resources, Houston



Light on the Winter Meadow
Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches
Private collection  more about this painting from my blog

From Element, Denver, CO


Clare Bridge Crossings of Highlands Ranch, CO
Limited edition giclees on canvas, 48 x 48 inches
Placed by Arch Framing and Design Inc.

Currently Exhibiting:

Hanging Movement Across the Landscape
A group show with works by Ken Elliott, Sunny McKinnon and Denise Jansson. Exhibit continues through April 30.


Opening night, Arden's exhibition, Houston
more photos from the exhibition


 


Denver International Airport
Should you find yourself at the Denver Airport, take the time to view my work and those of my gifted Expand artists / collogues reproduced in the Main Terminal. You will see the images between the baggage claim areas and behind the car rental counters. This “Here to There” themed display was curated by the DIA Art and Culture Program. The airport desired more color in the main terminal spaces and happily, we were allowed to use it as our playground. Many thanks to my fellow artists and everyone that made this possible!

Our EXPAND artist group is comprised of five artists from the Denver metro area: Victoria EubanksJanice McDonaldCarol Ann WaughMary Williams and myself.

 
"Making it Fine Art" Workshops, 2015


Art Workshop, Ken's studio
Making It Fine Art Workshops in my Denver Metro studio, May 27-28 and June 20-21. The classes are almost filled.  Please inquire   complete info


Publications:


A Survey of Paintings and Prints at the PACE Center
with works in oils, pastels and monotypes. This exhibition catalog can be purchased at the PACE Center or online here. 30 color pages and text by the artist. $10 plus $4 postage. The show continues through Sat, March 7.

Ken Elliott American Landscapes coffee table book:

Ken Elliott book, American Landscapes
This large coffee table book reprises 23 years of my works in oil, pastel, monotype, etching and collage. Large, coffee table hardback version, 11 x 13 inches, 94 color pages with essays. Book and a signed giclee print of the cover image: $150 or just order the book for $115.

Also available as an i-book / download on Apple devices for $9.99. You can preview the complete book and how to order your electronic or hardback versions from my website.
 
 
My Blog, For the Color


Want to follow along in my studio?
Come across some interesting art bits and intriguing posts from elsewhere? Check out my artist's blog: For the Color and on the right of the blog under Followers, click Join this Site. Right now you can view vintage videos of Renoir, Degas, a Piet Mondrian video montage, comments about my works and observations about museum artworks from some recent trips.
 
View my newest artworks:
This monthly newsletter is the best way to stay up to date with my new works and events. To see all the oils only available my studio, visit my In the Studio webpage. You can also follow me on Facebook and go more in depth with my blog, For the Color. To view the total of my works in all media and in all my galleries, go to www.kenelliott.com
 
Thank you,
Ken
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Light on the Winter Meadow (detail)
Oil, 40 x 40 inches
Making it Fine Art Workshops

Take your work to new heights. These workshops will focus on strategies for making better paintings, going to new places in your work and making fine art. Open to all skill levels.
Complete info

After each class there will be a free lecture / book signing of Ken's new book, Manifesting 123 and you don't need #3. The lecture is open to the public.


Ken's Castle Rock, CO studio
May 27-28 and June 20-21. The classes are almost filled. Please inquire   complete info
 
Private Lessons
I have really enjoyed giving private lessons over the years. It is casual, focused and fun.

There will be a big result in your approach to making fine art and clarity on your career strategies. Give me a call and we'll discuss what works best for you. Lodging and transportation can be provided.


What they are Saying:

Thank you Ken. It was a wonderment! I learned so much.
Kathy


I so enjoyed meeting you and being part of the workshop. You got me on fire!!!!!
Ed

"Wow! My weekend of private lessons was fabulous! While I was there I stepped into a whole new world that my soul was calling for. Wonderful conversations, a beautiful time with great art everywhere and artistic success!"
Kate

"It was a fabulous workshop! I know we all had a lot of fun and really enjoyed having you here. We would love to have you come back again next year!"
Donna

"Just wanted to thank you again for a very inspiring, informative, and fun workshop. I worked LARGE today!
Maxene

Thank you for all your inspiration!
Deb


Thanks SO VERY MUCH, Ken, for such a fun, informative, and energetic workshop. Your enthusiasm is contagious. What a wonderful weekend!!
Christine

"You are so gracious. Thank you so much for the wonderful workshop and ALL that you shared. It was a great weekend."
Suzanne

"Love the class, you are a great teacher!"
Betsy

"I feel so enriched and on fire to paint big and glowing colors. If you ever get a chance to study with Ken Elliott, I highly recommend him. If you need help getting to his workshops just read his book Manifesting 123"
Francine
"

Great class Ken! Thank you for all the good tips and inspiration.
So glad you came to Houston."
Kay
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