American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition – member event excitement

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Photo: Opening, 9×12″, oil on canvas, Awarded “Best of Quarry” at the American Impressionist Society wet wall competition, Sold. Last week I went to Omaha for the American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition (digital catalog). This was my first time attending an AIS exhibition. I had a piece accepted (below) – Yay! – and it was …

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Dewy Grass

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Just finished a painting that I started as a demo for the latest class. We’ve been trying out some different color mixing techniques, and will keep going with that. If you’d like to join us for the next color mixing experiment, join the painting class.

South Dakota Art Opportunities

Here are a few organizations that offer great information or support to South Dakota artists. If you’re in or close to Sioux Falls, you’ll want to be on the SF Arts Council’s list. South Dakota Artists Alliance (SDAA) ( The South Dakota Artist’s Alliance is a great group of supportive artists. I love being a …

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How to price artwork

Question: A student emailed asking how to price her beautiful artwork for an upcoming arts festival. It’s something a lot of people wonder, so I wanted to share my answer here in case you find it helpful. Comments welcome. Answer: Congratulations, that’s great!  There are 3 methods below for pricing your artwork. I suggest getting …

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Sioux Falls exhibit!

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I just got notice that one of my front line workers paintings was jury accepted into the upcoming exhibition: Mar – May, 2021Pandemic: The Art of Survival.The Center for Western Studies2001 S. Summit AveSioux Falls, SD 57197 I’m excited about the exhibition and eager to see the entire show.

Award announcement!

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Dinner and a Show received the 2nd place prize in the international Daily Paintworks competition! I just found out this morning, and I’m so excited to be a featured artist, in the company of some of my favorite contemporary artists! This is one of my favorite paintings from the last few months. A lot more …

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Super Excited To Find Out That This Alla Prima Oil Painting Was Accepted Into a Great Exhibition.

Super excited to have the painting above jury accepted into the next South Dakota Biennial Governor’s Exhibition! It’s a great honor to have this painting travel for 2 years to 4 great venues, with the work of amazing artists from around the state. Now it’s time to box and deliver the painting. 🙂 Have a great day!  …

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Quarantine Changes

I had planned to make a road trip to Minneapolis this week to pick up this 4×5′ painting and drop off some new art. But then the quarantine happened. When this painting was in my studio it stopped a lot of studio visitors in their tracks. So I’m surprised it’s still available when all my …

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