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Ken Elliott's Art Newsletter, June 2014
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July News:

June and July have been busy months with very successful workshops. Also, I am fortunate that my artworks have been added to private collections. 

In late June I held an art workshop in Steamboat Springs, CO and just returned from another in Halibut Cove, Alaska. In Steamboat Springs our workshop took place in a historical, little red school house. Alaska in July means it never gets fully dark, with sunsets at 11:30 pm. It was a great experience in both places with the great mountain landscapes and enthusiastic artists. Each location provided abundant charms and inspirations.

In both workshops new artistic paths were offered, inspiring an abundance of new canvases. The feedback from my "Making it Fine Art" Workshops has been very positive. People are telling me they are getting much more than they expected and for many, a real boost to their careers. Some experienced tremendous breakthroughs. I will be doing a two-day private lesson with an artist from Missouri this weekend and new art workshops are scheduled for September and October.

I am happily exhibiting again with my fellow 'To Expand' artists at the Madden Museum of Fine Arts, Greenwood Village, CO (Denver Metro.) The five of us revisiting that amazing Museum space are myself, Victoria EubanksJanice McDonaldCarol Ann Waugh, and Mary Williams. The exhibit continues through August 28.


Grateful Notices:



Colorful Slope
Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches
Private Collection, South 
Carolina



Yellows and Greens Descending
Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches
Private collection, Colorado

 

Currently Exhibiting:


Madelyn Jordan Fine Art
Scarsdale, NY
Summer Remix: A Group Salon
July 10 - August 30

 


Steamboat Center for Visual Arts, CO
Steamboat Springs, CO
Autumn Moment
Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches, $6650. framed




Madden Museum of Fine Arts
Gold Progressions
Oil on canvas, 48 x 48 inches

I am happily exhibiting again with my fellow 'To Expand' artists at the Madden Museum of Fine ArtsPalazzo Verde, Village, CO (Denver Metro.) The five of us revisiting that amazing Museum space are myself, Victoria EubanksJanice McDonaldCarol Ann Waugh, and Mary Williams. The exhibit continues through August 28.



Sheraton Hotel lobby
1550 Court Place, Denver, CO

Three large oils are on display.

Orange and Red Woods
Oil on canvas, 36 x 48 inches



"Making it Fine Art" Workshops:
These Workshops will focus on strategies for making better artworks, going to new places in your work, marketing and making fine art. For those that want to attend, at the end of each weekend Ken will give a free lecture / book signing of his new book, Manifesting 123 and you don't need #3 It works wonderfully for artists!


Castle Rock, Colorado
(Ken's Studio, Denver Metro)
Sat-Sun, September 13-14
$290, one-day option, $160.
Call for details: 303-995-1611 or email Ken
Limited to 6 participants
info / registration



Beartice, Nebraska 


Lincoln, NE Metro
Saturday-Sunday, October 18-19 9-4pm
Sponsored by the Beatrice Art Guild
Registration info to follow. 
After the Sunday class, there will be a free lecture / book signing of Ken's new book, Manifesting 123 and you don't need #3
 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts


Saturday and Sunday October 25-26
Sponsored by the North River Arts Society, Sat 9-5 and Sun 9-4pm. Registration info to follow. 
 
 
Ken Elliott American Landscapes coffee table book:

Ken Elliott book, American Landscapes
This 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 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.


For those that have commissioned works, a special book jacket of the coffee table book can be made to showcase your artwork.
 
 
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 www.kenelliott.com
 
Thank you for your kind support!
Ken

 
Contact Ken
303-995-1611
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Image top:
Gold Progression
(detail) Oil on canvas,
48 x 48 inches
Making it Fine Art Workshops
These workshops will focus on strategies for making better paintings, going to new places in your work and making fine art. Take your work to new heights with important strategies and solutions. Open to all skill levels.
Complete info


Ken's studio, Castle Rock, CO
Sat-Sun, September 13-14
Limited to 6 participants
Call for details: 303-995-1611 or
email Ken

Beatrice, Nebraska (Lincoln Metro)
Saturday-Sunday, October 18-19 9-4pm
Sponsored by the Beatrice Art Guild
More details to follow



Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Saturday-Sunday, October 25-26
Sponsored by the North River Arts Society
Sat 9-5 and Sun 9-4pm
Registration info to follow

Other workshops around the country are yet to be announced.
Contact Ken to teach in your area.
More info

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. Lodging and transportation can be provided.

They are Saying:
"I feel so enriched and on fire to paint big and with 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

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

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