Special Interest Groups
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Winners: #6 Sonia Collins, #7 Bonnie Nelson,
#9 Runi Kessler, #14 Cindy Haase, #25 Lynn Morgan
(in numeric order)
#1 Karen Keim
Mixed Media Collagraph, 12x11.5"
Abstract representing the Autumn season
#2 Karen Keim
Collagraph on Paper, 12x11.5"
Abstract representing the Winter season
#3 Karen McDermott
Acrylic on gessoed paper, 11.5x15.5"
This painting depicts my grandsons doing a little birdwatching on a warm Minnesota winter day last year.
Moon of the Falling Leaves
#4 Sandra Wolf
Gessoed board using acrylics, pencil and white pencil., 12x12"
Oglala season for November and our fall....the colors the falling leaves and barebones of trees, rather abstracted.
My Flight Was Cancelled
#5 Sharon Irish
Watercolor on paper, 5.5x4.25"
From a photo taken of a Costas during a Green Valley snowfall several years ago. ‘Yosemite Sam’ didn’t look amused…
Arizona Monsoon Season of 2021
#6 Sonia Collins
Watercolor on 300# paper, 15x11"
This year's monsoon season is one I will always remember! The contrast of colors as the sun was setting was spectacular.
#7 Bonnie Nelson
Oil on canvas, 14x11"
This is late Spring in Wyoming when the cattle are driven in the National Historic Drift to their
summer feeding ground in the Nation Forest.
#8 Liz Wolf
Watercolor on paper, 9x12"
Whenever we visit our daughter and family in Montana in August we always go blueberry picking.
#9 Runi Kessler
colored pencil on paper, 10x8.01"
springtime sibling rivalry
Meowing at the moon
#10 Jean Hanson
This was painted at a local fair for Octoberfest. It is a Halloween picture of my cat.
#11 Jean Hanson
This is a Christmas Holliday painting.
#12 Jo Pitman
Oil on canvas, 16x20"
Canning is something that is typically done in the summer months. This painting reminds me of my mother-in-law and the book on canning she gave me. It will be printed on the cover of my cookbook of recipes from family and friends.
Snowcapped Santa Ritas
#13 Linda Sparks
Pastel on Velour, 12x9"
Winter's snow occasionally reaches the desert floor.
#14 Cynthia Haase
Oil over Collaged Panel, 6x6"
I always paint pears in transition seasons...of the year, of my life, of long spells of not painting. There is a time and a season for everything...turn, turn, turn. I grew up in the 60's what can I say?
#15 Jan Holland
Plein air oil on linen panel., 10x8"
We had a long, sultry summer in Green Valley, but cooler weather seemed to arrive all at once. Now it’s comfortable to be outdoors at all times of the day. The sky seems brighter, and colors seem richer. I tried to capture this feeling last week at Historic Canoa Ranch.
#16 Laurie Boyett
Mixed media on paper, 14x10.5"
This is a season that was way too long in 2021!
#17 Del Marinello
Mixed Media on watercolor paper, 15x12"
The painting includes collage of leaves, signifying the leaves of
fall accumulating on the ground as the season Changes.
#18 Del Marinello
Mixed Media on Watercolor paper, 20x14"
This abstract is my representation of Fall turning into winter.
All the colors both are in the painting. When I look at it I see
the seasons in all their brilliant color
#19 Laurel Sponseller
Acrylic on Paper, 10x8"
I hear the water coming; I see the water rising.
This is our year.
#20 Laurie Boyett
Watercolor and collage with salt, 5.5x11"
Striper season is year round in “the Ocean State.” My 13 year old grandson caught his first one in October by fishing where there were lots of birds.
New Hampshire Beauty
#21 Shelby Jagla
Oil on canvas board, 14x11"
My friend summers in New Hampshire and sent me this picture of the fall colors there. With permission to paint I could not resist. Fall is one of the seasons I enjoy because of the beautiful colors and the smell of the fallen leaves.
#22 Jeani Gustafson
Aqua oil on wood cradle., 30x40"
#23 Deanna Brooks
Watercolor On Paper, 8x12"
Back East where I grew up, Fall was glowing maple trees. In my new home in the west my favorite views are the Aspen Groves above 7000 ft. Bright yellow in October.
Winter Courtyard at Tlaquepaque
#24 Lynn Morgan
Watercolor on paper, 14x20"
The winter in Tlaquepaque you'll see the tree has shed its leaves and the colors are more subdued since the light source is less.
Harvest Season in Napa
#25 Lynn Morgan
Watercolor on paper, 11x14"
Harvest season in Napa where the grapes are ripe for picking and the leaves of the grapevines are turning amber.
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