Ken Elliott's Art Newsletter, May - June, 2015
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May - June News:

It was nice to get back to Taos and open my two-person show with the esteemed painter Kim English at the Total Arts Gallery, View our accompanying article in Southwest Art Magazine. I will be in another exhibit, a group show with my fellow To Expand Artists at the Abuzz Gallery, Denver on Thursday, July 9. Another large exhibit is in the works for this fall - details will follow soon.

I honored to announce that the Mirada Fine Art gallery in the Denver metro is now exhibiting my oils and pastels. It's a charming space and a real destination just a short drive west of Denver. Check out the photo of the historical log cabin exterior later in the newsletter.

This fall I am offering a Making It Fine Art Workshop in my studio, October 3-4. This is and intimate workshop that stresses the strategies for making fine art. I hope to see you there. 
Please inquire   complete info

New Works:

Chromatic Forest
Oil, 30 x 40 inches
$5100 framed
I discussed it on my blog, 
For the Color

New Gallery Representation:

I'm very pleased to announce that I am now exhibiting at Mirada Fine Art. In 2014 they were voted one of the top 25 US galleries. Hope you will visit there soon. My oils and pastels are on display.

Mirada Fine Art
5490 Parmalee Gulch Rd
Indian Hills CO 80454  map 
(303) 697-9006

New Limited Edition Giclee:

Yellows with Reds Insisting
Limited edition giclee in three sizes / prices $325 - $790
and original oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, $5250 framed
Currently exhibiting: Total Arts Gallery, Taos NM

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:

Wet Path, Autumn
Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches
Private collection, placed by Arden's Gallery River Oaks, Houston

Huddle at the Ocean
Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches
Private collection, placed by Arden's Gallery River Oaks, Houston

Currently Exhibiting:

A Two Person show with Kim English through July

Opening night at the Total Arts Gallery Taos, NM
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, October 3-4.  Please inquire   complete info


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
Thank you,
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Art Blog: For the Color

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Chromatic Forest (cropped here)
Oil, 30 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
Sat-Sun Oct 3-4  $390. These are small classes that will fill quickly. 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.

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

"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!"

"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!"

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

Thank you for all your inspiration!

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

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

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

"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"

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


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