Plein Air Opening Reception Sept. 23 6-8 PM - Announcing Juror Larry Clarkson!

Please join us for the dual opening receptions of the Plein Air Artists of Utah exhibition and the 2nd Annual Plein Air Competition.  Enjoy fresh paintings of Utah landscape, refreshments, and be there for the announcement of the cash prize winners for the 2nd Annual Plein Air Competition.
Bountiful Davis Art Center
2nd Annual
Plein Air Competition
Plein Air Artists of Utah
Opening Receptions September 23 6-8 PM
Please join us for the dual opening receptions of the Plein Air Artists of Utah exhibition and the 2nd Annual Plein Air Competition.  Enjoy fresh paintings of Utah landscape, refreshments, and be there for the announcement of the cash prize winners for the 2nd Annual Plein Air Competition.

Exhibitions run September 23 - November 4, 2016
Gallery Hours:
Monday 5-8 PM
Tuesday - Friday 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday 12-5 PM

90 N Main St.
Bountiful, UT 84010

Also on view at BDAC: Martin Blundell & Marion Hyde Exhibition
Announcing Competition Juror:
Larry Clarkson

Larry Clarkson is a professor of art and design at Weber State University. He has also been a successful practicing graphic designer and illustrator for more than forty years.

He earned his BFA degree in graphic design from the University of Utah, where he also studied figure drawing with Alvin Gittens. He received his MFA in design communications at the University of Illinois, where he taught figure drawing and watercolor.

Larry began plein air panting in 2001 when he was commissioned to create a suite of paintings of Utah's scenic landscapes. The paintings were featured in the Official Utah Travel Guide - Olympic Edition. He enjoyed a sold-out showing of the paintings during the Utah Winter Olympics, and subsequently received invitations to exhibit at galleries in Utah, Colorado and Arizona.

Larry won Best of Show at the first annual Maynard Dixon Country Plein Air Invitational, and his work has been featured in Southwest Art and other painting magazines. He has participated in numerous painting invitationals, and is the recipient of honors and cash awards at plein air festivals through out the west. His plein-air and larger studio paintings are included in numerous public, private and corporate collections.

Larry's paintings are recognized for their strong sense of design, innovative color and texture. He paints in oil with a palette knife, using no medium. HIs unique work and bio are featured in the book.Painters of Utah's Canyons and Deserts. Larry also wrote the artist's introduction and designed the award-wining book.

Larry is an ardent outdoors person, His painting forays are usually tied to his hiking, backpacking, kayaking and backcountry skiing adventures. He particularly enjoys painting the mountains surrounding his home in Salt Lake City, as well as the high desert plateau near his cabin near Capitol Reef in southern Utah.
Wetland Morn by Steve McGinty
 

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