Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Lorenzo Chavez

Name: Lorenzo Chavez
URL: http://www.lorenzochavez.com/
Bio: Lorenzo Chavez was born in New Mexico in 1959 and has been painting professionally since he was 12. He graduated with honors from the Colorado Institute of Art in 1983. He is now considered by many to be the premier pastel painter of thne American West. He has been the recipient of awards and honors from the Pastel Sociey of America, the C.M. Russell Art Auction, and the Coeur d'Alene Art Auction. In 2004, his paintings were awarded the Silver Medal of Excellence from the Pastel Journal. He participates in many prestigious national invitational group exhibitions including the Pastel Society of America in New York. Lorenzo’s work has been featured in Southwest Art, Artists of the West, Art-Talk, The Artist's Magazine, and the Pastel Journal. He is also a sought-after pastel workshop instructor. Lorenzo, along with seven other pastel artists, represented Texas in St. Florent-le-Vieil, France, in 2010.
Lorenzo now resides in Parker, Colorado with his family
Medium: Pastel
Publications: Three pastel publications feature his works: Pure Color: The Best of Pastel (North Light Books, 2006), Plein Air New Mexico (Richeson, 2006), and Landscapes of Colorado (Fresco Fine Art Publications, 2007).
Subjects: Plein air landscape.
Style: Representational.
Navigation: Main menu remains on top of screen.
Gallery: Available Paintings; Paintings in private collections.
Image View: Each gallery consists of a number of thumbnails to one side of a SimpleViewer screen. Clicking on any of the thumbnails brings it up in the viewer, (and you may scroll forward and back) and image information is displayed underneath. Because SimpleViewer is a Flash function download is not possible. (But there’s always the Prt Sc option.) The painting displayed here is Sierra Sunrise, 18 x 24 ins.
Demo: No, but look at the Pastel Society of Colorado’s website. The specific pages are: http://www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org/gallery/chavez/demo.html and http://www.pastelsocietyofcolorado.org/gallery/chavez/demo_2010.html
UPDATE July 2012: The two foregoing pages seem to have been deleted from the Colorado society'swebsite.
Blog/EBay/Flickr: No.

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