One Person Exhibit at Paonia Library

H. Cedar Keshet, A Brief Retrospect: 2009-2014

Canal Stroll, oil, 12" x 9"

Canal Stroll, oil, 12″ x 9″

Back Yard Clouds, oil 12" x 9"

Back Yard Clouds, oil 12″ x 9″

Artists H. Cedar Keshet will be exhibiting her paintings in the Paonia Public Library starting February 18, 2015. The paintings will include watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings. Many are landscapes of the North Fork valley and the surrounding areas.

Trinchera Ranch Thunderhead, oil, 14" x 11"

Trinchera Ranch Thunderhead, oil, 14″ x 11″

Adobe Obsession 2, acrylic, 24" x 18"

Adobe Obsession 2, acrylic, 24″ x 18″

Keshet paints the landscapes of the West as well as the occupants within these areas. This exhibit is a retrospective of works from 2009 to 2014. New works will also be included. All works are for sale. The Paonia Public Library is located on 3rd street in Paonia. Hours are 10-6, Tuesdays through Fridays and 10-2 on Saturdays.

On the Road to the Chama Put-In, acrylic, 36" x 24"

On the Road to the Chama Put-In, acrylic, 36″ x 24″

Did You Say Hay?, oil 12" x 9"

Did You Say Hay?, oil 12″ x 9″

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A something a little different

I love painting landscapes of the West. I guess you could say I am really enthralled by them. Throw in a few cattle, wildlife or some other focal point and I’m in heaven.

Today I finished a painting that was giving me fits a while back. I just put it on the drying rack and let it ruminate itself. Today I totally changed it into something a little different from what I usually do. Its some sunflowers that were growing in my backyard this summer.

I was recovering from my shoulder surgery during the summer and would sit outside and just watch and contemplate the skies, sunflowers and big rocks in my yard. Eventually I was able to lift a sketchpad and pencil and started on the sunflowers. Then a watercolor or two followed. So naturally an oil painting was not a surprise. But the topic of flowers was.

Surprise, I like it!

Sunflower Showers, 11" x 14" oil painting

Sunflower Showers, 11″ x 14″ oil painting