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Featuring the Work of Colleen K. Howe

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About Colleen K. Howe

Colleen Howe is a pastel artist living and working in Montana. Her love for nature and the land is present in her pastel and oil landscape paintings. She grew up riding horses on her family's cattle ranch in southwestern Montana and her daily wanderings allowed her to watch how light affected the beauty of sky and land. Colleen's paintings show her sensitivity for color harmony, and mastery of the use of pastel and oil. Her focus is primarily on landscapes, where she continues to look for the most expressive ways to convey the spirit and beauty of open space. Howe won First Place at the Pastel Society of Utah in their 1999 statewide exhibition. She is also a devoted teacher of numerous nationwide workshops.

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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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