Allie Zeyer

Allie Zeyer

Allie Zeyer was born and raised in Centerville, Utah where she grew up watching her dad, Michael Hadley paint and sell his work in Jackson, WY.  Many family vacations were spent driving to Jackson Hole where the smell of oil paint and wool blankets filled the air as her family followed the Snake River west.   […]

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  May 25, 2017   No comments
Anne Watson Sorensen

Anne Watson Sorensen

“Anne’s paintings depict a duality between what is and what can be … capturing movement between reality and possibility.” –Dr. Steve Allen Canadian-born artist Anne E Watson Sorensen found her passion for painting ignited while living in Barcelona, Spain. Walking daily amongst the artistic masterpieces of virtuosos awakened and transformed her creative spirit. It fueled […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Antinon Passemard

Antinon Passemard

I received my training at the Beaux Arts art school in France. I am a painter and I paint life around me. My paintings focus on my emotions and the depiction of modern life in its true form. It means that I cannot be honest if I do not paint cars on the street, people […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Bonnie Griffith

Bonnie Griffith

I have claimed to be an artist from an early age when I helped myself to my mothers art supplies and created.   Growing up in Central Montana allowed me to appreciate the landscape and see the beauty in it.   I have studied with some great teachers like Elizabeth Mowery and Lorenzo Chavez.   […]

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  December 19, 2015   No comments
Catherine Wagner

Catherine Wagner

I have always felt the need to be creating something beautiful, peaceful and serene; whether it be painting, knitting, or gardening. Cues from nature spark ideas and I get excited about painting a beautiful scene or designing garments to knit. I work mainly in transparent watercolor but enjoy colored pencil for my still life’s and […]

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  March 9, 2016   No comments
Chris Derbidge

Chris Derbidge

I was born and raised in Idaho’s Magic Valley and have spent my whole life exploring the rugged sagebrush hills of the Idaho high desert and the beautiful Big Wood River Valley and Stanley Basin. I moved to Boise a few years ago and was introduced to artist and instructor Fred Choate. I began taking […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Christina Karras

Christina Karras

Originally from the Midwest I relocated to Idaho almost 7 years ago and found renewed inspiration for my Artwork. I started working with Pastels 8 years ago after experimenting on and off with other mediums and have truly found the one for me. Self taught and certainly on a never ending journey to improve my […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Christine Howard

Christine Howard

Christine grew up in Idaho & Oregon & paints the impressive beauty of the Northwest. Christine graduated with a BFA from Boise State University. She was then employed as an illustrator & graphic designer. Christine is an award winning artist that has been juried into Idaho Paints Idaho Traveling show, Idaho Watercolor Society Annual Shows […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Cindy Gillett

Cindy Gillett

Cindy Gillett was born and raised in a small Iowa town along the Mississippi River.  She relocated to Idaho in 1979 where she raised her family and worked in the corporate world.  Cindy has always had a passion for art and now pursues that passion. While she dabbled in other mediums such as acrylic and […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Claire Remsberg

Claire Remsberg

I joined PAPI at the end of 2015 after participating in several meaningful and well-organized PAPI events. Art is a personal journey and a sustaining force. A regular habit of drawing and painting from life helps me to live in the present, capture special moments and appreciate life’s generous gifts. I have learned that within […]

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  December 18, 2015   No comments
Connie Pepper

Connie Pepper

Painting in transparent watercolor is a striking blend of spontaneity and control. I compare it to a tight-rope where the painter must find the perfect balance between what the paint wants to do and what the artist wants to do. I begin most projects with a preliminary sketch to plan composition, value, and color. With […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Cory Louie

Cory Louie

Cory holds a bachelor’s degree in Advertising Design with an emphasis in illustration. She can be found painting en plein air mainly across Idaho, and anywhere while on vacation. “I appreciate traditional landscape painting and am inspired by the landscape of the American West. Personal Email: corylouie@yahoo.com Personal Website: facebook.com/corylouiefineart    

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Dan McAlister

Dan McAlister

Dan McAlister is a local artist whose art has evolved from sketching as a young man to becoming a serious artist, both in watercolor and oils. The subjects of his art include outdoor scenes with a strong emphasis on a simple design using tranquil harmonious hues. His goal is to capture and convey the endless […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
David Swain

David Swain

I draw inspiration from a number of styles ranging from classical to impressionistic to modern. Good composition and a willingness to experiment are, to me, what makes art interesting.   Personal Email:  dnswain5150@gmail.com Personal Website: None                    

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Davina Parypa

Davina Parypa

  Like most artist, I have always been driven by my passions. I have been a member of Plein Air Painters of Idaho since 2015.  I love painting and the outdoors I have always enjoyed drawing and painting from childhood.  Painting on location provides the opportunity to connect with the environment which brings a sense […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Deanna Schrell

Deanna Schrell

Deanna Schrell was raised in the hot desert of Arizona and on the sandy beaches of California, before moving to the snowy mountains of Ketchum Idaho in 1974. This Background, along with her love for the outdoors is evidenced in her colorful paintings. Art has been her passion since childhood. She has studied art at […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Dee Miller

Dee Miller

I was born and raised in Fresno, California and spent subsequent years in coastal California, New Mexico, Santa Monica, CA, Tempe, AZ and San Jose, CA before moving to Boise in 1990. I am an oil painter who has been influenced by the diverse surroundings and the art communities I was part of in each […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Gertrude Hudson

Gertrude Hudson

Gertrude Hudson was born in 1930, in the house her father built, in the small prairie town of Raymond, Alberta, Canada, where she experienced long severe winters and hot carefree summers, which were punctuated by spectacular thunder and lightning storms. Growing up she loved to go out in the storm, the sun, the snow, and […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Harry Miller

Harry Miller

Harry Miller is an Idaho native who has hiked, camped, fly-fished, and resided in Idaho for over 60 years. His outdoor experiences and life in Idaho have inspired his compositions that utilize variations of light and naturally occurring colors. Harry was born in Twin Falls, Idaho, in 1947 and spent his early days there exploring […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Heidi Hart Haislmaier

Heidi Hart Haislmaier

  Oil painter Heidi Hart Haislmaier’s love for nature and outdoor adventure is the inspiration for her work. When Haislmaier isn’t painting or teaching art at her children’s school, she can often be found in the outdoors with her family, rock climbing, skiing, mountain biking, or fly-fishing. She wants to share that love for nature […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Helen Grainger Wilson

Helen Grainger Wilson

Helen’s life-long interest and studies in Canadian/American multi-cultural and environmental topics are revealed in her paintings, especially her exploratory–sometimes quirky–use of watercolors. A long-time member of PAPI and Distinguished Merit member of the Idaho Watercolor Society, Helen has been a teaching artist (artist-in-residence in schools throughout Idaho and Alaska) for over a decade through Idaho […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Jany Rae Seda

Jany Rae Seda

I paint what I see – landscape, urban structures, animals and cowboys.   My intent is to present painterly brushstrokes to capture these wonderful views.   I loosely hold my brush, reveling in drips and liquid nature of paint mixed in with heavy mediums.   I start with loose layers of lines, reworking layers until […]

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  December 30, 2015   No comments
Jineen Griffith

Jineen Griffith

“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy” Rumi.   Painting has allowed me another way of seeing the natural world. I am challenged to capture the essence of the place; the emotional and spiritual aspect that lie beneath. By being at peace and in harmony with […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
John Killmaster

John Killmaster

My interest as an artist is to witness to the gift of life and vision: my artistic endeavor is a search of something ineffable – that which cannot be spoken, but I continue to pursue an expressive, sublime visual statement in color and shape – perhaps beyond reach. This ongoing process, at times, transcends to […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Joyce DeFord

Joyce DeFord

Joyce DeFord’s artwork has many roots. Since she can first remember, she has always wanted to be an artist. She considers herself mostly self-taught. A large collection of art books have been her biggest influences. One influence has been the work of Jeanne Dobie. Her book helped DeFord to learn how to control water color […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Karen Jacobsen

Karen Jacobsen

Karen Jacobsen has a keen eye for capturing the subtle to austere beauty her subjects, both small and large. Jacobsen attended University of California earning BA in Fine Arts and a graduate degree in Science Communication. Whether traveling the world working with research expeditions as scientific illustrator, or painting landscapes as a member of the […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Karen Lesser

Karen Lesser

Karen Lesser has been a lifelong artist, starting in early childhood, later winning the Vincente Minnelli Scholarship for the Creative Arts at UCLA, graduating with a degree in art from the University of California. Karen embarked on a 32 year long career as a high school Art educator in southern California, before retiring from that […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Kelly Beach

Kelly Beach

Kelly Beach was born in Kalamazoo, MI where her mom allowed her to paint her first mural on her bedroom wall at the age of 9. She left her career as a Physician Assistant to obtain a Bachelor’s of Fine Art in painting at Boise State University as well as studied graduate art courses at […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Kenny Olson

Kenny Olson

Kenny Olson is a professional artist living and painting in the Northwest. He and his wife Gail live on 22 acres near Sandpoint, Idaho where they have created gardens, an orchard with fruit trees, and blueberries on the banks of majestic Grouse Creek. Kenny’s painting style shows a vibrant use of color mixed with loose […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Kevin Hughes

Kevin Hughes

I grew up with a love for all types of creative arts. My first paintings were in the 1970’s done with a local professional artist. Later on I took various Painting classes at BSU as well as Plein Air classes from Fred Choate. Workshops from professional artist have helped shape my skills: John Cosby, Doug […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Kevin McCain

Kevin McCain

Kevin is influenced by western artists such as Maynard Dixon and Guy Rose. Born and raised in the American West, Kevin has an intense love of the western landscape. Kevin paints the places that evoke the feelings of somber beauty that embodies the west. “There is a sense of solitude and sometimes loneliness to the […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments