Name: Joe MacKechnie
Bio: Joe MacKechnie grew up in the Pacific Northwest and worked as a computer network design engineer in the Seattle area for many years. When he retired, like many before him, Joe pursued a career in fine art. He continues to develop his skills, techniques and style in all mediums and has received many awards for his work. His pastel painting, Wild Turkeys, won an Honorable Mention in the 11th Annual Pastel 100 Competition.
Joe is a signature member of the NW Watercolor Society and the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters, of which he is past president. He is also a member of the National Pastel Society, Oil Painters of America, and is a past president of the Eastside Association of Fine Arts.
Medium: Pastel, watercolour, acrylic, oil.
Subjects: Landscape; Figurative; Animals; Still Life.
Style: Representational with impressionistic treatment
Navigation: Another FineArtStudioOnline site.
Gallery: New Artwork; Sports Art; Other Living Things; Portraits; Landscapes; Maritime (no pastels); Floral (no pastels); Native American Fine Art; Still Life (no pastels); Figurative; Vietnam Trilogy.
Image View: Thumbnail images are tagged with information on medium and dimension on mouseover; they enlarge in a new page and can be zoomed; download is possible. Dash to the Finish is 32 x 25 ins, 550 x 393, 242 KB.
Blog: Yes – more a travelogue in verse than an art odyssey.