Ken Elliott's Newsletter   May-June 2013

News for May-June:

The summer is starting off nicely. The Ritz-Carlton in Beaver Creek installed a number of my giclées and more oils and pastels have been purchased for private and public collections. This month my commissioned oil will be installing in the new annex of the Castle Rock, CO Adventist Hospital. Two large oils installed in Boston, one of my favorite oils is now in a Denver private collection and a number of delicate giclee skyscapes installed in the Dell Children's Medical Center, Austin. I am very grateful to all of you that made this possible.

"Making it Fine Art Workshops' are now scheduled for Houston and Atlanta with more being formed.

Also I'm happy to announce my representation with the Steamboat Springs Center for Visual Arts. Sales of my works there (we are already doing well) help to support this non-profit, community resource. 

And just to make sure that things wouldn't get too dull around here, I've written and published a non-art book in the last month called Manifesting 123 ...and you don't need #3. At its core, the book is about how your thoughts make things happen, good or bad, and how to bring wonderful things into your life. I have been gifted with the most remarkable teachers and extraordinary experiences in this regard. If this is of interest, visit my website and order a copy of the paperback or e-book and sign up for the book's newsletter. The information is truly life-changing as many stories in the book will attest. I'll be reading from the book and signing the first copies Sat June 15 in Denver. events schedule  The US pre-sales and overseas orders have been surprising! That's the only non-art book plug you'll ever see in this newsletter, so thank you for indulging me here. Visit the Manifesting 123 website  ...and no, I'm not quitting my stimulating day job, making art! I really enjoyed the writing process, a bit like painting, but that's another story.

Recent commissions:

Ken Elliott Approaching Storm, oil on canvas 36 x 60 inches
Approaching Storm
oil on canvas 36 x 60 inches
Commissioned by the Castle Rock Adventist Hospital
by Nancy Noyes, Noyce Designs

Ken Elliott Steele St. Bank, Denver, CO
Custom sized giclee installation, Steele Bank, Denver
by Candice Pulliam, Art Services Company, Denver

2013 Art Workshops:

My next workshop, 'Color Breakthrough' is with Casey Klan in Denver. We will teach together at the Madden Museum Sat-Sun, July 20-21. We may be sold out - please inquire anyway, because we will be doing this one again! You will love what Casey is doing! complete info on my website    map

More 'Making it Fine Art' Workshops are scheduled for Houston, Nov 2013 and the beautiful St. Simons Island, GA, Feb 2014. Plans are in the works for two-day formal painting and pastel workshops in Denver, Cape Cod, Ventura County, CA and New York. If you are interested in joining or want me to teach in your area, please let me know and we'll plan a great event. Two-day workshops, $265. In the Workshops, we will be discussing strategies for making fine art and taking your art to the next level. Private Lessons: I have really enjoyed giving private lessons over the years as well. It is casual, focused and fun. There will be a big result. Give me a call and we'll discuss what works best for you.
April 2012 Workshop, Houston
We had a remarkable time together pushing ourselves and enjoying the journey. Thank you for the excellent working space at the Mixed Emotions GalleryJoin us again in November 2013

Exhibiting at the Madden Museum, Denver: map

Ken Elliott pastel Sunset Pond, 9 x 12
Sunset Pond
Pastel on sanded board, 8 7/8 x 11 7/8  $1500. framed 

Ken Elliott pastel All Over Sunset, study 13 3/8 x 17 7/8
All Over Sunset, study
Pastel on sanded board, 13 3/8 x 17 7/8  $2150. framed

Ken Elliott pastel Red Grouping II  15 5/8 x 13 5/8
Red Grouping II
Pastel on sanded board, 15 5/8 x 13 5/8  $1500. framed

Grateful notices:

Ken Elliott Bright Flow, oil on canvas, 36 x 60 inches
Bright Flow
oil on canvas, 36 x 60 inches
Private collection, purchased from Framed Image, Denver

Yellows at the Creek
oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches
Collection, FM Global, Boston
through Boston Art Inc.

Not pictured: a number of long, horizontal skyscape giclees installed in the Dell Children's Medical Center, Austin, TX, through Sandra Gregor Fine Art, Austin

My American Landscapes book:
Thank you for making my hardback book so popular! American Landscapes (hardback $115), is now available as an i-book/download on Apple devices for $9.99. (others devices may be available in the future.) More info below.

Ken Elliott book, American Landscapes

This book reprises 21 years of my works in oil, pastel, monotype, etching and collage.
Large coffee table hardback version, 11x 13 inches, 94 color pages with essays.
Signed giclee print of the cover image: $150 or just order the book for $115.
Now 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 some museum artworks from my recent NY trip.

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 for your interest and my very best to you,


Ken Elliott artist and author


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