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Featured Artist – American Impressionist Alan H. Curtis


Alan H. Curtis, Tucson area resident, is best known for his “plein air” style of impressionism. His paintings capture the beauty of the American scene, from the dynamic landforms of the desert to waterlily-filled ponds of Eastern Massachusetts and the golden hills of Northern California. Curtis has spent his life recording on canvas the scenes, people, and places most important to him.

Among the recordings are paintings of his six children. His current studio is in Northwest Tucson.

In his own words, an artist should be more than a painter. “An artist should build boats, be able to fix cars, create beautiful gardens, cook delicious meals, bake homemade breads, and whip out an occasional masterpiece.”

Alan Curtis’ studio gallery is open for private showings only.

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CurtisGalleries.com, the online studio of American Impressionist Alan H. Curtis.

Curtis’ work, which has been featured in American Art Review magazine, holds a unique ability to capture both subtle and dramatic emotions. His paintings and prints reflect his talent for capturing diverse American themes, such as a hot eggs-and-bacon breakfasts, dramatic Southwest landscapes, California’s blooming hillsides, and the flower harvesters of Half Moon Bay.

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Alan H. Curtis (1943- ) hails from a family of artists – CurtisGalleries.com

Uncle Howard Curtis (1906-1989) – http://www.capeannmuseum.org/ and PHOTO
Aunt Eleanor Curtis (1910-2008) – http://www.capeannmuseum.org/collections/artists/eleanor-curtis/
Father Roger W. Curtis (1910-2000) – www.rockportartassn.org and AskArt
Brother David P. Curtisdavidpcurtis.com

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Other paintings of Alan H. Curtis can be viewed online at John Stayman Fine Art:

http://web.artprice.com/store/John-Stayman-Fine-Art/

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Rancho Linda Vista Gallery Schedule in Oracle, Arizona

Click here for the RLV Gallery Schedule.

Visit the Acadia Ranch House Museum in Oracle

Museum Hours & Location
Th. 4-6pm; Sat. 11-4pm; Sun. 12-3pm
825 E. Mt. Lemmon Hwy. Oracle AZ

For more information, visit them at Oracle Historical Society.

Historic Kannally Ranch House Tour at Oracle State Park

Kannally Ranch House by SearchNetMedia
Kannally Ranch House, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Oracle State Park is OPEN

Oracle State Park by SearchNetMedia
Oracle State Park, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Oracle State Park had its Grand Re-Opening last month. Visit Arizona Highways blog has some great info about the Re-Opening. With the so weather perfect, this a great time to visit.

Discover Arizona

Western Bluebirds are back in Tucson and the Santa Cruz Valley

Western Bluebird by SearchNetMedia
Western Bluebird, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Discover Arizona

Beautiful time to visit Sabino Canyon

Thimble Peak by SearchNetMedia
Thimble Peak, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

Click here for a SLIDESHOW. Saw deer yesterday.

Visit the Tucson Rodeo from FEB 18-26th

 

Javelinas are going green in the Tucson Catalina Foothills

Going green? by SearchNetMedia
Going green?, a photo by SearchNetMedia on Flickr.

We have had reports of javelina knocking over trash cans in the Catalina Foothills this last week. All raided trash bins were taken out the night before pick up.

Rare jaguar sighting in Southern Arizona

Jaguar - dotted neck by marfis75
Jaguar – dotted neck, a photo by marfis75 on Flickr.

KOLD report with hunter who photographed it – CLICK HERE

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