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Featuring the Work of Jill Carver

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About Jill Carver

Originally from England, Jill Carver moved to the United States in 2002 following a twelve-year career as a research assistant at the National Portrait Gallery in London. She now divides her time between Austin, Texas, and Rico, Colorado. Recognition for her work has come quickly, and she has won numerous awards including ‘Artists Choice’, most recently at the Laguna Beach Invitational in 2009 and previously at Telluride in 2009 and at Plein Air Easton in 2008. The Art Academy Museum in Easton, Maryland, has purchased two of her paintings for its permanent collection. A self-confessed ‘addict’ to outdoor painting, she frequently packs up her pick-up truck and two dogs for ‘hunter- gatherer’ painting trips across the West.

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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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