May 13, 2019 - National Oil and Acrylics Painters Society International Online Exhibit - My oil, "Standing Alone," was selected for the exhibit. Judge William Schneider chose 150 out of 1,100 entries. See exhibit here.

August 24, 2019 - Estes Valley Plein Air Opening Reception 5-8 p.m. at Art Center of Estes Park, CO. Painting period is August 10-21 and Quick Draw is August 24th from 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

August 28 - September 28, 2019 - Southwestern Watercolor Society 56th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, TX. Judge Vlad Yeliseyev selected 82 out of 407 entries and my watercolor, "Nearing Close of Day," was one of them! Awards Reception September 22nd from 4-6 p.m. Show on view 10-6 daily on the Mezannine Level.

September 12 - October 12, 2019 - Women Artists of the West Annual Exhibit, "Mountain Aire," held at Mary Williams Fine Arts in Boulder, CO. Opening Reception September 12th from 5-8 p.m. I will be giving a painting demonstration at Mary Williams Fine Arts on Thursday morning, September 12th, from 9-12:00. Public is invited.

September 27 - October 27, 2019 - National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society "Best of America" Annual Juried Exhibit at Montgomery Lee Fine Art. My oil, "Leaving Moab," was juried into the exhibit.

Date TBA , 2019 - Oil Demonstration for Artists Round Texas at the Community Center in Rowlett, Texas, 2-4 p.m. Contact Grace Hermann email:

February 18, 2020 - Watercolor Demonstration for the Richardson Civic Art Society, Richardson, TX, at the Richardson Library basement meeting room. Public invited. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Refreshments served.

March 25 - April 17, 2020 - Women Artists of the West 50th Anniversary Exhibit at Settlers West Galleries in Tucson, AZ. Opening Reception March 27th from 5-7 p.m. Judge is Darcie Peet.


New Gallery in Colorado

I'm honored to have joined Studio 8369 , 1117 Grand Avenue, Grand Lake, Colorado. Laura Kratz, the owner, is carrying my watercolors and pastels.


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Workshops and Classes

December 9-10, 2019 - Intermediate Oil Painting Workshop at Wylie Fine Arts, Wylie, TX. The subject both days will be painting snow. Email to get more information and register.

Intermediate Watercolor Classes - Fridays from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Fall Session begins in October. Please email with questions or to be added to the substitute list.

Click here for watercolor supply list

Past Workshop and Special Event Photos:

November, 2015 - Rockwall Art League Oil Workshop Click here for workshop photos.

January , 2016 -Artists' Showplace Oil Workshop Click here for workshop photos.

May 7, 2016 - Solo Show at Southwest Gallery's Artists' Showplace Click here for photos of the reception.