Landscape Painting Workshop in Sun Valley, Idaho with Lori McNee

Please join me for my Landscape Painting Workshop in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho with Lori McNee: July 31 - August 1, 2017. Hosted by Kneeland Gallery 26th Annual Plein Air Exhibition. ©LoriMcNee "Hazy Day on the Gallatin" ©LoriMcNee, "Dandelions and Aspens" "With plenty of one-on-one attention, I will help you discover how to cultivate familiar and habitual techniques while allowing room for your own artistic inspiration and individuality. You will not be taught [...]

When Art and Gardening Meet

Art and gardening are two of my favorite things...add in photography, and I have the perfect day! Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit, and paint an amazing garden at my friend's private estate during the Kneeland Gallery Plein Air Event. I thought you might enjoy seeing my photos of this exceptional high altitude gardening. Jane, the estate owner/gardener also happens to be a talented artisan.  A weaver by trade, Jane has woven a beautiful [...]

Honoring Earth Day in My Own Private Idaho

As an nature artist who lives in the mountains, I am particularly inspired by the Earth and her creatures. Today is Earth Day, so to honor the Earth in my own way, I thought I'd share a few Instagram photos of my own private Idaho. (I love taking Instagram photos with my cell phone when I don't want to to lug my big camera around). Earth Day, April 22, is considered the largest secular event in the [...]

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My Weekend with Idaho’s Wild Horses

Horses have always been one of my favorite animals, plus the ancient horse originated here in Idaho over 3.5 million years ago and is the American icon of the west. So, when I got an invitation to spend a weekend in search of wild horses in the remote mountains of central Idaho, I jumped at the chance! It was Memorial weekend, but the snow flurries and wind chill made it feel more like March. My friends and [...]