Event invitations for Sioux Falls and Topeka area art enthusiasts!

Sioux Falls – You are invited to Rehfeld’s Art Gallery this Friday (Feb. 1st) for the opening celebration for Dakota Landscapes from 6-9pm! If you’re in the area, I hope you’ll stop in for great art and conversation. You’ll see brand new art from three Dakota Landscape painters, and we’ll be there to talk art … Read more Event invitations for Sioux Falls and Topeka area art enthusiasts!

Sunrise, and a portrait sketch-in, and multi-tasking

Good morning! I received some great news – the gallery representing me in Minneapolis has sold almost all of my large paintings! So I’ve changed my schedule and started working on a new series for them, before continuing work for next year’s solo shows and my small works project that will be available here, in … Read more Sunrise, and a portrait sketch-in, and multi-tasking

Painting distance, and meeting Gov. Dennis Daugaard

I’m working on this large painting of cows next to the water for an upcoming show (part of the Herd series), and I’m so excited about how it’s coming together. These cows live on the NE edge of town in a pasture with a beautiful river running through. I’d love to hear from anyone who … Read more Painting distance, and meeting Gov. Dennis Daugaard

the Value of Fear

This week I spoke at 1 Million Cups about my art and business. Thanks so much to the organizers and audience! Speaking was miles from my comfort zone, which I loved. I had been avoiding public speaking like the plague. Until this year, that is, when I changed my business plan to include public speaking … Read more the Value of Fear

Sassy Cows in Light, and an exciting upcoming event

(Sassy) Cows in Light, 11×14″, oil on canvas, $450, available. Last year while we were on a family trip, driving through the farmland around Pierre, SD, on our way to Seattle, we came across all these sassy cows lunching on the outside of their fence. They seemed really happy. Cowboys came out and herded them back in, … Read more Sassy Cows in Light, and an exciting upcoming event

Colorful Cows – and a question for you

For some time now I’ve been thinking about experimenting to see if some of the visual ideas I’m exploring with oil paint would be expressed well with acrylics. So this week I’ve been working on this large acrylic painting. Color, texture, and melding are the main things I’m experimenting with here. Hope you like it … Read more Colorful Cows – and a question for you

Cows in progress and Giveaway

Good Morning, I am excited about the in-progress painting that’s currently on my easel! These are the cows that live in the field next to us. Just being around cows is very soothing to me. Do you have that experience, too? I’m planning to make some nice glossy postcards with an image of this painting when … Read more Cows in progress and Giveaway