American Impressionist Society 2nd Annual Small Works Showcase

March 21 - April 21 2018    Cincinatti, Ohio     Judge of Awards -  Ken Backhaus


Apples, Snaps & Mums
Laurel in Park City Utah with Lilacs By the Window

Vistas & Vineyards / 2017 Workshop / Tyee

Join me August 9, 10 & 11 at Tyee Wine Cellars in the Oregon Willamette Valley as I teach the fundamentals of design and color to help you move a higher level in your paintings. This class is good for all levels. Contact me or Vistas & Vineyards for more information.

Clearwater Gallery Miniature Show 2016

Sisters, Oregon   June 24 - July 15


This fall I am honored to be invited into Marianne Post's studio for Philomath Open Studios Art Tour & Sale!  We will be joined by very gifted watercolor artist, Beth Frolander Peterman. The three of us will showcase our paintings as well as our tools and methods for our work.


If you are in the Northwest please come and meet the artists and make an art purchase to enjoy for life!!


Tour Dates:

Oct 24-25

Oct 31 -Nov 1

Noon to 5pm


Two of my recent works were accepted into the 2015 Toledo Plein Air Event. The show will be on display at Yaquina River Museum of Art September 5 - 28th.


All works in the show were painted in the beautiful region of the Yaquina River watershed.


Thomas Jefferson Kitts will be the juror of awards.

I am one of 25 artists from around the country juried into the Los Gatos Plein Air show. We will be joining recipients of awards from last year's paint-out in a competition to capture the beauty of Los Gatos and the surrounding area. We have four days to paint, then on Saturday, June 20th what we paint during the competition will be displayed for a sale benefitting the Los Gatos Rotary Club.



Everyday Taste

of Plein Air

June 1 - July 17


PAINT-OUT Wednesday June 10th,10 AM-4 PM

On the Corvallis Waterfront

1st & Monroe - 15 artists



June 10th, 6 PM-9 PM


LaSells Stewart Center

on the OSU Campus will host some of the top plein air painters from the state of Oregon for a 7 week display of the following artists:


Eric Bowman, Laurel Buchanan, Bets Cole, Anton Pavlenko,

Aimee Erickson, Scott Gellatly, Michael Gibbons, Eric Jacobsen, Marianne Post, Oleg Ulitsky

Michael Rangner, Ken Roth, Eric Sandgren, Sarah Sedwick, Bill Shumway, Yer Za Vue,

& Paul Zegers


This is an exciting opportunity to view works of some of the best painters in the Northwest right here in Corvallis!


For more information visit the LaSells Stewart Events Page.



‚ÄčI am pleased to announce that Michael Parsons Fine Art (formerly The Sovereign Collection), is now representing my work in Portland, Oregon.  The gallery is at 716 SW Madison Street, just half a block from the Portland Art Museum.   This charming and welcoming gallery specializes in collections from both contemporary and legendary Northwest artists from the 19th century. Stop in anytime Wednesday through Sunday noon to 5pm.


Come and join the fun as I paint in the Portland Art Museum park blocks, along with other invited artists

Portland Art Museum: Paris in the Park Blocks

Saturday, August 9

Plein Air Paint-Out: 7am - early evening


Sunday, August 10

Noon - 5 pm Plein Air Art Display and Sale


Miller Family Free Day: Free Entrance to the Portland Art Museum's The Art of the Louvre's Tuileries Garden exhibit


For list of participating artists and more information on other activities see link:


My painting, "Yaquina Grasslands" won First Place prize as well as a purchase award at the Yaquina River Museum of Art's  Plein Air Show, 2014.

Three of my Lavender Festival paintings will be on display at Cusick's Frame in Newberg during the month of August.


I was recently invited to show a number of my landscape paintings this summer in the Concourse Gallery, one of the largest exhibiting spaces on the Oregon State University campus.


The show is titled, "Reflections of Oregon: Landscape Works by: Laurel Buchanan , Anita Cook,  Katy Grant Hanson, Jana Johnson & Kate McGee." .



Show Dates: July 23 - August 28



Currently you can see new some of my new landscapes at Pegasus Gallery in Corvallis, or give me a call  to view my paintings in my studio.