• Graphite & Gold Leaf by Bud Root-Michels

    In Italy and France, Bud Root-Michels was privileged to closely observe how the Renaissance Masters executed their underpainting.  They would draw with a terra-cotta shard or charcoal directly on the canvas.  In this important stage, they drew nearly all their grey values.  Many then finished their paintings with a series of transparent oil color glazes. […]

  • George Bodde

    Born in rural Michigan in 1971, George Bodde started painting and drawing as a child.  Art was a family pastime. He entered and won numerous awards in local competitions and helped finance college with pen and ink greeting cards of his hometown’s historic landmarks. The topics of George’s works are inspired by his love of outdoor […]

  • Tricia Bass oil paintings

    Paintings by Colorado Artist Tricia Bass

    Tricia Bass has studied with master painters Don Sahli, Scott Yeager and Scott Christensen. “The works of these fine artists always inspire me to continue to learn and improve my abilities as a painter,” Bass says. She adds that for her, painting is a marvelous and often frightening process and she is so moved by […]

  • painting by Janet Thompson

    Pastels by Janet Thompson

    Janet R. Thompson grew up in the southwest and attended the University of Oklahoma where she majored in Commercial Art. She relocated to the east coast where she studied pastel portraiture with Daniel Greene at the Art Students League in New York City. She works in photography studios as a colorist and became a member […]

  • Larry Kitchen oil painting at Two Old Crows

    Oil Paintings by Larry Kitchen

    The rich color and grand scenery of Texas have provided the inspiration for Larry Kitchen’s 40-year painting career. His prolific artistry demonstrates an evocative view of life within the pine forest of the southern United States. His representational work has cast golden light on a host of scenes from the historical to the modern brilliantly […]

  • western fine art paintings by Wayne Justus

    Wayne Justus Western Fine Art in Pagosa Springs

    Painter Wayne Justus does what he is: cowboy. To meet Justus is to meet a man you’d like to call a friend for life. As the old John Wayne saying goes, he’s the kind of man you wouldn’t mind sharing  a winter cabin with. Since making art his full-time occupation in 1972, Justus has won […]

  • buffaly by George Ann Johnson fine art painter

    George Ann Johnson Fine Art at Two Old Crows Gallery

    Professionally, George Ann Johnson has been an active artist for over 30 years. Having a strong natural talent, she initially began her art career painting professional race horses to help support her own horse business. This led her into starting her own commercial art company. After several years of commercial art, she began her fine […]

  • Buster Griggs Western Paintings

    Western Paintings by Artist Buster Griggs

    The focus of Buster Griggs’ work is his love of the West. His paintings and drawings honor the history and grandeur of the mountains and plains, the Native Americans whose ancestors called it their home, and the pioneer families and the cowboys who explored and settled in this beautiful country. Griggs became a commercial artist […]

  • Claire Goldrick paintings at Pagosa Springs art gallery

    Fine Art by Claire Goldrick in Pagosa Springs

    Claire Goldrick’s love of subject matter for paintings ranges from equine scenes to fly fishing and water and landscapes to historical portrayals, many featuring Lewis and Clark. She has lived in Idaho, Montana, Colorado and New Mexico, providing her with endless material for painting ideas. Goldrick began drawing and painting at age 7 while growing […]