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Featuring the Work of Susan Gallacher

   About Susan


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About Susan Gallacher

Artist Susan Gallacher is well known for her paintings of Utah's rich and varied landscape and especially noted for her rural depictions. These paintings often include a homestead, domestic animals or a simple country home with its informal additions and outbuildings. Gallacher began painting plein air with oils in the seventh grade when her art teacher took interested students out in the field. Today she lives part time in the capitol urban city of Salt Lake where for 30 years she has owned a studio/gallery. There she paints her large paintings, holds painting classes and life drawing sessions. She also lives part time in the small historic town of Spring City, where the land is a constant source of visual stimulation. While there she also holds plein air workshops. Gallacher has been written about in several major books, including A Century of Sanctuary, Painters of Utah's Canyons and Deserts, The Best of Flower Painting, Artists of Utah, Utah Painting and Sculpture and Strokes of Genius. She has won several awards and her paintings can be seen at Kings Cottage Gallery and Williams Fine Art in Salt Lake City, Utah. She will also be participating at In the Footsteps of Thomas Moran Plein Air Artist Invitational November 1 through 7 at Zion National Park.

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Maynard Dixon Camp Out


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The Dixon Camp Out is much more than just an art show. In fact, it's not really an art "show" at all. This event is a gathering of artists, collectors, community, and friends who love art.

The guiding principles of the event are two fold: we want to help artists in America and we want to ensure the viability of historic preservation. We are deeply connected to the art of Maynard Dixon and his contributions to American art. But rather than focusing solely on the beloved paintings of Maynard Dixon, we focus on the "art spirit" and intention of Maynard Dixon, the artist, poet, and whole person. In choosing to remember Dixon this way, we believe his legacy becomes even more meaningful when it is illuminated by the artists who are living and making art in 2017.

The camp out is one of our major fundraising events to support the Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts. In bringing serious collectors to this event, we help the artists on the forefront of American art continue to thrive, and we fulfill our mission for historic preservation. All art sales from Dixon Country Camp Out directly fund the artists as well as the annual operating budget of the Thunderbird Foundation for the Arts and the Maynard Dixon Living History Museum.

 


ABOUT THE THUNDERBIRD FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS


We strongly believe in the importance of preserving Dixon's historical property, and the need for sharing it with other artists. We want to ensure that future generations will understand and benefit from everything we do at the Dixon property, which is why we continue to produce the Maynard Dixon Country event, host artist retreats, mount major shows for local artists, and host art workshops.

 
This promises to be a very exciting show and sale. All of the art listed can be purchased immediately by clicking on the artist's name which will take you to the available art. When you fill out the "Intent to Purchase" form you will receive a link for immediate purchase.

 


 

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