Laurie Asahara

Laurie Asahara

Distinguished Signature Member of the Idaho Watercolor Society, Plein Air Painters of Idaho I was raised on the Big Island of Hawaii and grew up within the vivid floral palette of the lush tropics. My art reflects my impressions of the areas of the western United States where I have recently lived: Hawaii, the desert […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Les Herman

Les Herman

Les gets his inspiration from growing up and living in the West. His childhood was spent exploring the rim rocks surrounding Billings, Montana and his teen years calling the “North Entrance to Yellowstone”, Gardiner, MT his home. He served in Vietnam in 1969-70 and soon after returned to Gardiner. While going to college he began […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Lynne Easterbrook

Lynne Easterbrook

In the late 1990s, Lynne Easterbrook found herself restricted to the living-room sofa of her home in the mountains of Colorado for several months. Her leg was strapped in a therapy device as a result of a horse accident. At her doctor’s suggestion to find a safer hobby, she taught herself to draw and paint. […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Margery Layton

Margery Layton

When I paint I am striving to capture something that has struck me with a special quality. I hope to portray the atmosphere of the scene so that the viewer can relate and participate on their own terms by saying, “Oh, that reminds me of….” ; something that has once moved him or her and […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Mark Davis

Mark Davis

I can’t remember a time in my life when I wasn’t drawing or painting, so it seemed only natural that I gravitated towards a career as a graphic designer, art director and commercial illustrator. My 30 years as a commercial illustrator and graphic designer has a big influence on the composition of my paintings. I […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Nadene Kranz

Nadene Kranz

An Idaho-based visual artist, Nadene Kranz divides her time between her Idaho studio and the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. From prairie scenes of her childhood home in Montana to the museums she has visited, she has expanded her sources of inspiration to include artists within American Impressionism and the Baroque period. Ms. […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Niles Nordquist

Niles Nordquist

I spent my early childhood on the Oregon Coast with summers spent at my parents’ home place in Montana.  This shaped my love for painting natural landscapes.  I began my art career as an illustrator in Los Angeles, and have studied with Scott Christensen, John Budicin, Joseph Bohler, Charles Reid and Robert Reynolds. I both […]

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  January 9, 2016   No comments
Pamela Street

Pamela Street

Pamela Street is a native of Idaho, and has spent the good part of her life in or near the Wood River Valley. As a skier, horseback rider, and backcountry guide, she has played, worked, and lived among beauty. “It feels like an important purpose to paint in Oil, that which escapes words. Contemplating Nature […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Patricia Hermanson

Patricia Hermanson

A Wisconsin dairy farm was my home in childhood. After becoming an Registered Nurse and working in the Midwest (Madison, Chicago, Champaign/Urbana, Illinois) for several years, we moved west to Berkeley, California for two years and then to Bozeman, Montana where we raised our family and lived for forty years. We moved to Boise in […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Paula Ryan

Paula Ryan

Coloring on walls as a little girl was Paula’s path to her own Secret Garden, her venture down the rabbit hole, making sense of sensibilities. She longed to express ideas visually, and creating art— evolving pigments into pictures– is magical. Bringing Paula’s inner vision to life on canvas validated ideas, and gave a sense of […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Rick Vycital

Rick Vycital

I was raised in Boise, so a love of Idaho and the outdoors is in my soul.  My wife bought me an easel with oil paints ten years ago, which I uncovered about 4 years ago.  I discovered painting is as nice as picking Huckleberries and in some ways as messy!  So you gotta love […]

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  February 5, 2016   No comments
Robert Grogan

Robert Grogan

Robert is a member of Oil Painters of America, the California Art Club, Plein Air Painters of Idaho, the South Africa Society of Artists, and a Signature Member of the American Impressionist Society. Robert began studying painting full time in 1994, after living and working in Alaska for many years. He divides his time between […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Robert Moore

Robert Moore

Tall and soft spoken, Robert Moore possesses a sincerity and courtesy reflective of his Idaho farm upbringing. Robert was born in 1957 in Burley, Idaho. He was raised near the Snake River which sparked his appreciation for nature. Robert Moore is a contemplative, quiet individual. At a young age he discovered art as a way […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Rose Elkovich

Rose Elkovich

It is difficult to describe what inspires me, I love all art form. But for me painting is Poetry of the heart. To mix colors and move them around the canvas brings intense meaning to the term soul mates. You can give it form or just create a visual feast. The very process moves my […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Rosi Eckert

Rosi Eckert

I have always been a lover of art.  Stained Glass was my first love, then I began working with acrylics.  Third came oil painting and  I fell in love!!  I paint intuitively, capturing the beauty of life using color shape and light” Artist’s Phone: 208-308-7797 Gallery: Full Moon Gallery, Twin Falls, ID and the Galeria Bellas Artes, […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Sherri Carter

Sherri Carter

Sherri Carter lives in Eagle, Idaho. She graduated from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and spent many years working as a graphic designer before embarking on a career in fine art. It was through fellow painters and mentors that she discovered her natural style was […]

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  January 26, 2016   No comments
Sue Evans

Sue Evans

I have been painting for over twenty years in a variety of mediums and I truly feel that art is a celebration of nature. Having not had any experience in plein air painting, I look forward to learning a lot and enjoying the adventure.

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  December 18, 2015   No comments
Sue Tyler

Sue Tyler

An Idaho native, Sue Tyler has called Teton Valley home for 32 years.  She earned her degree in art education and taught all forms of art to high school students and adults for 25 years.  She also worked as a regional consultant for the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and received the Governor’s Award in Art Education in 2002.   Sue […]

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  April 3, 2016   No comments
Susan Conway Kean

Susan Conway Kean

After studying at Pratt Institute in New York and receiving a bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Susan spent almost 30 years in a beautiful career painting ceramic tiles with glaze. She completed hundreds of commissioned murals, interior and exterior, including commercial projects for hotels and restaurants. In 2008 she took an oil painting class en […]

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  August 29, 2017   No comments
Susan Ward

Susan Ward

Susan Ward (AKA Sedona Sue) My goal as an artist is to create an impression of the subject matter not duplication. The Impressionists have influenced me with their use of color and their love of painting outdoors (of which I have participated in for the past 11 years). Lively colors are an expression of my […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Tina Cole

Tina Cole

Much of my work derives from a continuous journal system that I have kept over the past forty years. These are portable sketch books used as “my camera” that I have carried all over the world with me on various adventures and explorations as well as in the mountains of Idaho and rivers of the […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments
Tricia May

Tricia May

Nature is what inspires me and I love the outdoors! So, it was natural for me to combine this with my passion for painting. Working en plein air is both exhilarating and challenging. It puts me right in the moment. Time is short and the light changes rapidly. The information has to be edited quickly […]

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  September 22, 2015   No comments