New Era Publishing Signs Rod L. McGehee
AUSTIN, Texas--New Era Fine Art Publishing recently signed expressionistic painter Rod L. McGehee to an exclusive long-term contract. His paintings and limited-edition prints will be published by New Era, with an original oil painting starting at $3,500 and limited editions priced at $825 and up. Most of the prints will be giclees-on-canvas that will be embellished by the artist.
McGehee works in oils on canvas. He has lived throughout the West and currently makes his home in the hill country of Texas. His background includes an arts degree, study at the Rhode Island School of Design and further study with Taos artist Ray Vinella. His first one-man show in 1984 sold out completely, and he has continued to build a list of collectors and commissions. McGehee focuses on the American Southwest and also paints scenes of Europe.
Entertainment Art Services Debuts in Atlanta
LONG BEACH, Calif.--Art rep Entertainment Art Services previewed its line of publishers at DECOR expo Atlanta. The company represents Linda Jones Enterprises, publisher of Chuck Jones; the Hulton Getty Picture Collection; and Extreme West Publishing, publisher of new print series "The Birds Series" and "The Psycho Series" in association with Universal Studios and the Hitchcock Trust. EAS also publishes artist Marjorie Pesek.
"Chuck Jones, the Hulton Getty Picture Collection, Extreme West and Marjorie Pesek have tremendous sales records throughout the country, but are not as full represented in [the southern United States]. We are committed to changing that," said company officials.
Platinum Raven Signs Artist Jeffrey Bedrick
PORTLAND, Ore.--Platinum Raven Inc. has signed artist Jeffrey K. Bedrick and is releasing his "Angel in Blue," a limited-edition giclee-on-canvas. The print measures 20 by 40 inches and is available in an edition of 500 with 25 s/n APs. Bedrick, an artist formerly represented by Collectors Editions of California, has been involved in group and solo exhibitions around the world. His work is widely collected in corporate and private collections, including Proctor and Gamble, San Francisco Opera, Mazda and GTE. His imagery has also been published extensively as fine art note cards, jigsaw puzzles, posers and book covers. He's also illustrated the children's book Weather by Howard E. Smith.
Rosenstiels Artist Selected for Stamp
LONDON--Photographer Jo Crowther, whose work is included in the new Rosenstiel's Photographic Catalog, has had her work selected by Britain's Royal Mail to be featured on one of the specially issued Millennium Stamps. The Royal Mail has issued 12 Millennium Stamps to mark the year 2000, and 12 leading photographers were commissioned to feature some of the unique projects Britain organized to mark the millennium. Crowther's stamp was published to mark the month of July and followed the theme "Stone and Soil."
Toh Atin Publishing Relocates
DURANGO, Colo.--Toh-Atin Publishing Company has completed its relocation and expansion. …