34.000 x 23.000 x 1.000 inches
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Mid-spring On The New River
Painting - Oil Pastel/paper
This scene is an oil pastel of an evening scene on the New River near Radford, Va. The season is mid-spring. I am fascinated by the change in the greens as they change from spring to summer.
This particular view of the New River has the sun slightly reflected on the left side of the river. The picture was made by building up numerous layers of oil pastel thinned down with mineral spirits so that the textures would be a combination of a smooth, painterly effect with a slight crayon type texture that the oil pastel generates.
This drawing is on the highest quality acid-free paper and is un-framed. It is loose on a cardboard backing under acetate. Buyer will need to have it framed to suit his or her tastes. This is a low-level impasto drawing and the surface is colorful and peaceful.
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My paintings have been seen throughout the United States in national, international, and group shows. I have won numerous awards, including awards from Dorothy Gillespie, May Stevens, Frank Webb, and Daniel Greene. My paintings were in two group shows on Broadway and my biography is included in The Original Marquis Who's Who in America.
I taught in the Art Department of Radford University for a twenty years as Assistant professor. I taught Art Appreciation, Drawing, Oil Painting, Watercolor painting, Foundations, and served as Gallery Director for one year.
I enjoyed working with Art and Design students. My Art Appreciation course was hands-on and I received many compliments on my course curriculum. Oftentimes I had students that were not enrolled in the class ask me if they could sit in for a class. I have fond memories of those guest students! What a great compliment for me!
My best-selling print, "Reaching Out", was selected from over three million works of art on Fine Art America to be on the set of The Mindy Project and I appeared with my artwork on The Hour of Joy on FoxTV out of Roanoke on March 10th 2013.
I live to paint and it is important to me to find homes for all of my creations. I have originals and prints in twenty-four states, Canada, Germany, Russia, England and Australia. I want to cover the world with my art!
I have over thirty years experience shipping my artwork with no returns - just compliments!
Be sure to check out my YouTubes. Here is the address for my first video about my drawing on The Mindy Project! http://youtu.be/vOyjIZ__lq4
Towhee Hill Studio is open to the public by appointment. 540-257-3437
Prints on clothing, paper products, computer, phone, and kitchen wares can be purchased at www.zazzle.com/newriverartist
March 21st, 2008
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