Barry Kooser, Sallie K. Smith and Jill Soukup
Artists in the Afternoon Reception and Demonstration
Saturday, August 13, 2011 1:pm - 4:pm
Meet the Artists, Enjoy the Current Exhibition
"Painting, for me, has always been something of a mystery: difficult, enjoyable, confusing, exhilarating, maddening, demanding, but endlessly intriguing. Technical understanding is a must—drawing, composition, value and color.
Barry Kooser "Waterton Study 11" 9 x 12 oil
Jill graduated from Colorado State University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Fine Art. There, she received awards for illustration and design and worked as an illustrator and designer for the university. She initially pursued a career in graphic design while continuing to paint part time. After 11 years as a designer, she made the switch to full-time painting. Her work continues to gain recognition as she receives awards, appears in national publications, and shows in important juried and one-woman exhibitions.
Jill Soukup "Palomino Paint Study" 8 x 10 oil
Saks Galleries will present Jill Soukup in a solo exhibition January, 2012