It has been a an eventful month with exhibits, meeting fellow artists in the workshops and making new works. Please note that I have a public exhibit this week and a great charity fundraiser in June - hope to see you there!
I am honored to be part of a printmaking exhibit opening this week, Paper on paper: The Art of Chine-Colle at the Arvada Center for the Arts, CO.
More info below.
Much is going on currently with my group exhibit at the Saks Galleries Denver Spring show, continuing to work on a large commission, and creating additional oils for my new gallery in the Boston area, Renjeau Galleries.
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Award: Last month one of my oils received an Award of Merit at the prestigious Governor's Art Show at the Loveland Museum and Gallery, CO.
Yellows at the Two Creeks
Oil on canvas 36 x 48 $6800 framed
Exhibiting: Saks Gallery, Denver
Received Award of Merit
Governor's Art Show and Sale at the Loveland Museum, Loveland, CO
There are more workshops coming up:
In August I'll be holding a workshop sponsored by the North River Art Society in the Boston metro. More info and registration
Also, Casey Klahn and I just complied our 4-day, intensive art workshop this month and another is in the works for later this year. Watch for more details: More info and registration
Works in progress at Casey and Ken's May workshop with eight artists.
Coming up: I completed a pastel to pair with this beautiful woman's art for the 2017 Memories in the Making, Art Auction, Saturday, June 10, 6-9pm. The Broncos are hosting the event at their Pat Bowlen Field House, UC Health Training Center. Please come and bid on the artworks.
Many patients and artists have donated to help support the Alzheimer’s Association and you can be a part of it. Register now for this important fundraiser. Note: No spiked heels in the training center soft floors.
7 1/8 x 9 1/2 $875 framed
Come and bid on our artworks to support the Alzheimer’s Association!
Oil on panel, 24 x 24 $2450 framed
On display at Arden's Gallery, Houston
Paper on paper: The Art of Chine-Colle at the Arvada Center for the Arts
June 1st, opening reception 6 - 9 p.m
The exhibit continues through Sunday, August 20th.
6901 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, CO map
more information and photos
The exhibition features the works of Mark Lunning, Ken Elliott, Jane Braley, Lynn Heitler, and Amy Metier - printmakers who utilize the technique of chine-colle in various ways. Chine-colle is a printmaking process that transfers a print onto both a support surface and thinner, more delicate papers which become a part of the printed image.
Here's a video of one of Ken's exhibiting prints being made
Blue Skies III
image: 23 1/2 X 17 7/8 inches, paper: 41 3/8 x 29 3/4
available as limited edition giclee print
The Art of Chine-Colle at the Arvada Center for the Arts
Saks Galleries Annual Spring Fling Exhibition of New Works. Opening Reception, , 5-8 pm
The show will continue through June 30, 2017
Gold Progression I
oil on canvas 48 x 48 Private collection, IL
Workshops / Private Sessions:
Take your work to new heights. These workshops and private sessions will focus on strategies for making better paintings, going to new places in your work and making fine art.
April Making it Fine Art Workshop at Ken's studio / home
Additional Workshops with Ken and dual Workshops with Ken and Casey Klahn be scheduled soon. Contact Ken to have a workshop in your area.
Making it Fine Art Workshops / Advanced Strategies
2 1/2-Day Workshop
August 26-27, 2017
Sponsored by the North River Art Society
Fri - Sat, 9-4pm
Sat evening after break, 4:30 -6, Photoshop Tools
Members $425, non-members $465. Payable to the North River Art Society www.northriverarts.org
Register by contacting Peggy Bruno 781-837-8091 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Open to artists in all media. This is a new, advanced version of Ken's Making it Fine Art Workshop. We will be going deeper into making better and more appealing artworks with a variety of strategies and with Photoshop insights made easy!
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Great things happen in these Fine Art Classes with information that will last a lifetime.
Ken's work at the 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 / colleagues 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 Eubanks, Janice McDonald, Carol Ann Waugh, Mary Williams and myself.
A Survey of Paintings and Prints at the PACE Center
with works in oils, pastels and monotypes. This exhibition catalog can be purchased online here.
30 color pages and text by the artist. $10 plus $4 postage.
Ken Elliott American Landscapes coffee table book:
This large coffee table book reprises 25 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 iBook / 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
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