American Women Artists

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K. Newby Gallery, November 2-25

THIS NOVEMBER, K. Newby Gallery hosts the 15th annual American Women Artists member show. An opening reception, which many artists are expected to attend, is from 1 to 4 p.m. on November 2. The show hangs through November 25 and features paintings, drawings, and sculptures from more than 100 female artists who were juried from 325 entrants. In the following paragraphs we introduce you to 14 of these women.

Kay Northup studied art in college before becoming a flight attendant and raising a family in Jackson, WY. Northup later returned to art, and she now paints oil and pastel landscapes that reflect the beauty she sees around her.

Carol Amos has had a lifelong passion for incorporating art into daily life. Her paintings emphasize the vibrant colors of the plants and landscapes of the Southwest.

Susiehyer has been drawing and painting since she was a child. Today she lives in Evergreen, CO, where mountains and wildlife surround her. Her current passion is landscape painting, and she frequently paints en plein air.

Barbara Jones is a Texas-based artist who focuses on still lifes. Jones emphasizes the unique light and atmosphere of her scenes to capture the beauty of the ordinary.

Raised in Montana, Lynne Patton has loved painting since age 12. Today her still-life paintings celebrate the beauty to be found in the stuff of everyday life.

Kelli Folsom is an emerging artist living in Oklahoma. Her passion for the old masters and for painting from life is evident in her still-life and landscape paintings.

Lynn Bertrand is a Canadian artist who paints figures, portraits, still lifes, and landscapes in a classical representational style. …