May 1 - 31, 2020 - April Showers Bring May Flowers "30 for 31" online sale Mary Williams Fine Arts, Boulder, Colorado. Through May 31st, 74 artists from the gallery (I am one of them) are offering a 30% discount on selected paintings. It is a chance to add to your collection at unheard of prices. Go to and click on the large tab that says, "April Showers Bring May Flowers."

April 6, 2020 - Oil Demonstration for Ellis County Art Association, Waxahachie, TX. Fine Art Gallery, 113 W. Franklin St., Waxahachie, TX has been changed to an online video of my demonstration. See YouTube channel of Ellis County Art Association and scroll down to my demonstration!

September 2 - 26, 2020 - Richardson Civic Art Society 54th Annual Regional Juried Exhibition at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX. Opening Reception Saturday, September 12th from 2-4 p.m. Juror: Deanna Thibault. My oil, "Good Morning, Glory," was juried into the exhibit.


I'm honored to have been asked by Art of the West Magazine to be in their feature article in the January/February issue on snow scenes titled, "WINTER WONDERLAND." I'm in very good company, as the other artists featured are Matt Smith, Brent Cotton, Jennifer Moses, Kami Mendlik, Jay Moore and ME! My part is on pages 24-25. Be sure to get your issue which is at bookstores such as Barnes and Noble if you don't already subscribe to this wonderful art magazine!


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Workshops and Classes

April 2, 2020 - BEING RESCHEDULED: Oil Workshop for Rockwall Art League, Rockwall, Texas. Time: 9:30-4:30. Cost: $65. Register for this one-day workshop online.

April 13-14, 2020 - BEING RESCHEDULED: Watercolor Workshop for Trinity Arts Guild, Bedford, TX. Two-day workshop will be painting aspens one day and florals the other day. Cost is $210 for members of TAG and $250 for non-members. Contact Pam Oldham for more information.

July 13-14, 2020 - Oil Workshop for Art Center of Estes Park, Estes Park, Colorado. Sign up on their web site, Limited number of students - social distancing observed, so sign up now!

October 26 - 28th, 2020 - Intermediate Watercolor Workshop for Star Harbor Watercolor Society in Star Harbor, Texas. Contact Selwyn Wilson to sign up. Watercolor Society members have first priority in signing up.

Intermediate Watercolor Classes - Fridays from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Please email to be added to the substitute list if you're an intermediate watercolorist. Classes have been suspended for now because of the virus and will resume again in October..

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.