Warning... this might get personal. For the last year and a half, I have been preparing for an upcoming exhibition at the Hockaday Museum in Kalispell, Montana. As one of the invited men and women to paint the Waterton Glacier International Peace Parks (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), it was a requirement to visit, document, and paint en plein air both Waterton Lakes in Canada, and Glacier National in the U.S.
Several plein air paintings were used as the resource for this composite piece created in the studio. The majority of those paintings were made during pack trips in the Eastern Sierra Mountains. Every August a group of us head up for our annual painting, camping trip.
We recently completed the building of my new studio in rural Charlotte, Tennessee. Unpacking boxes, stacking books, and placing artwork that was created by some of my greatest friends resulted in this still-life, interior motif. The paintings and sculpture seen here
Good morning! #PAE18 #followloriputnam #stmichaels #pleinair
We painted on a gorgeous property in Trappe last night and then feasted on farm fresh food as the sun set over the water. #PAE18
Paint Oxford day #PAE18 Love this bright red building. Yes, it is leaning. It’s apparently everyone’s favorite building. Fingers crossed for a sale!
This morning Tilghman Island. #PAE2018
This is so great. This tube of paint and the tubes of pigment, extracted from acid mine damage in southeast Ohio. The artwork is by John Sabraw. I received a cool t-shirt with a Toxic Art logo as well. What a beautiful cause!
Paintings on the way to an exhibition at the Hockaday Museum in Kalispell! I’m teaching a 3-day Plein air workshop in West Glacier as well. It’s all part of the Peace Parks Exhibition that opens in August. @hockadaymuseum #peaceparks #loriputnam #watertonlakesnationalpark #glaciernationalpark #followloriputnam
A better pic of the pruning. Summer Cut, 14x18 oil on linen panel #rosemarybrushes #followloriputnam #raymarart #gamblincolors #flowers #petunias #violet
Today’s pruning offered a beautiful subject! I set up my @edgeprogear in the studio to get the soft north light and did some time-lapse photography to share with my mentoring group. 14x18 Summer Cut @raymarart #15DP linen #gamblincolors #rosemarybrushes
Pietro e Pietra. Our funny bunny friends hanging around outside the loading dock. They are there all day everyday. #bunnylove
#pleinairmagazine #outdoorpainter Thanks for including Route 66 in your mag this month. #followloriputnam #oilonlinen #lequiregallery @lequiregallery