Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Exhibition at The Bethel Historical Society, Bethel, Maine

Erik Koeppel "Autumn Light in the Moat Mountains" 14 x 26 in. Oil on canvas
We're happy to announce an exhibition opening this week (July 2nd) at the Bethel Historical Society entitled Secluded Glens and Noble Landscapes: Traditional White Mountain Art Receptured. 

The show will include approximately 40 contemporary paintings by myself and Lauren Sansaricq, depicting scenes of the White Mountains. The surrounding walls will be filled with 19th Century White Mountain Art from a private collection. Only the contemporary works will be for sale.

There will be a preview weds. July 1st from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. If you haven't received an invitation, and would like to attend please feel free to contact the B.H.S. at this email address:

Randy Bennett, Executive Director: director@bethelhistorical.org

For inquiries regarding works available, please also feel free to use the email above. 

The exhibition will be on view until August 29, 2015. 

Here is a sampling of some of my work on display, and I'll post photos of the gallery space once I have some. 

Erik Koeppel "Mt. Washington in Early Spring" 12 x 18.5 inches Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel " Step Falls" 9 x 12 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Storm in Tuckerman Ravine" 19 x 28 inches. Oil on Canvas

Erik Koeppel "The White Birches" 9 x 6 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Crawford Notch" 16 x 24 inches Oil on Canvas

Erik Koeppel "Eagle Cliff" 12 x 9 inches. Oil on paper

Erik Koeppel "Huntington Ravine in Autumn" 12 x 9 inches. Oil on panel
 
Erik Koeppel "Mount Lafayette from Sugar Hill, N.H." 26 x 53 inches. Oil on canvas


Look forward to updates on the exhibition, and images of the gallery display!

Thank you for reading.

A 2nd Instructional DVD on my method of painting is coming soon. Here's the first one:

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INCLUDES


  • Composition Sketch
  • Outdoor Plein Air Study
  • Outdoor Tree at Sunset Study
  • Glazing Demonstration
  • Studio Painting
  • Interview with Fine Art Connoisseur Publisher, B. Eric Rhoads
  • Exhibit of Koeppel paintings
  • 9:37 run time (hours)

Friday, June 5, 2015

History Meets the Arts Show in Gettysburg, PA (also in American Art Collector #116)

from American Art Collector #116 (most recent issue)
The weekend of June 12 -14th will be the Gettysburg Festival this year. Lauren Sansaricq and I will be attending in person with numerous paintings to be included the History Meets the Arts exhibition, that is part of the festival. Here's the description from the festivals website.

"History Meets the Arts

Meet with over 40 artists in person during this three day event. Artists include painters, sculptors and traditional 18th century period accoutrement makers, in addition to accomplished historical book authors. The artists represent a wide variety of genres including 18th & 19th century periods, Native American, wildlife, landscape, nostalgic, and more."

This is one weekend only as follows:
 June 12 - 14th, 2015
Friday 5p-9p
Saturday 10a-7p
Sunday  10a-4p

at the Gettysburg College Union Ballroom, 300 N Washington St, Gettysburg, PA 17325

The show is sponsored by Lord Nelson's Gallery so please feel welcome to contact them with inquiries about works available link here

Here are some of the paintings I'm bringing to the show:

Erik Koeppel "Twilight in the Woods" 16 x 20 in. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Sunset Fort Ticonderoga" 8 x 16 in. Oil on Panel

Erik Koeppels "High Falls, Adirondack Mts." 16 x 12 in. Oil on Panel
Erik Koeppel "View Over Lake Winnipesaukee" 24 x 36 in. Oil on Canvas

If you're near Gettysburg that weekend, please stop in and say, "hello!"
Thank you to Lord Nelson's Gallery for the invitation, and thank you to American Art Collector for the press.

and thank you for reading!

More soon on another upcoming exhibition at the Bethel Historical Society. The show and sale will include White Mountain Art from Lauren Sansaricq and I alongside traditional White Mountain landscapes from the 19th Century.


Also, 2nd Instructional DVD on my method of painting is coming soon. Here's the first one:

link










INCLUDES


  • Composition Sketch
  • Outdoor Plein Air Study
  • Outdoor Tree at Sunset Study
  • Glazing Demonstration
  • Studio Painting
  • Interview with Fine Art Connoisseur Publisher, B. Eric Rhoads
  • Exhibit of Koeppel paintings
  • 9:37 run time (hours)

Monday, May 18, 2015

Mount Monadnock Painting to be Exhibited at the Historical Society of Cheshire County

Erik Koeppel "Mt. Monadnock" 9 x 16 inches. Oil on panel
The painting above will be on exhibit May 29th to Sept. 5th, 2015 at the Historical Society of Cheshire County in Keene, N.H. as part of a group exhibition, Treasured Places, Protected Spaces. 

Here's the shows description from the website:

"From Hinsdale to Hillsborough and Walpole to Wilton, hundreds of tracts of land have been conserved in the Monadnock region so that the area’s natural beauty will be preserved for the benefit of future generations.  These protected spaces range from small tracts such as the 1.5 acre Loon Island on Silver Lake in Harrisville to the 13,000 acre Pisgah State Park, the largest state park in New Hampshire.  These properties are treasured for their natural beauty, important wildlife habitat and revitalizing recreational opportunities. These properties will be recognized and celebrated in this wonderful collaboration between regional artists, the Historical Society of Cheshire County, the Monadnock Conservancy, and local and regional environmental groups."

I believe sales from the show will benefit the Historical Society, and Conservancy in part.

There will be an opening reception Friday, May 29th from 4:30 to 8:00p.m. at the Historical Society

246 Main Street Keene, NH 03431

 Thanks for reading! 

A 2nd Instructional DVD on my method of painting is coming soon. Here's the first one:

link










INCLUDES


  • Composition Sketch
  • Outdoor Plein Air Study
  • Outdoor Tree at Sunset Study
  • Glazing Demonstration
  • Studio Painting
  • Interview with Fine Art Connoisseur Publisher, B. Eric Rhoads
  • Exhibit of Koeppel paintings
  • 9:37 run time (hours)

Monday, May 11, 2015

The Alden Bryan Memorial Award for Landscape

Erik Koeppel, "Mount Washington in Autumn" Winner of The Alden Bryan Memorial Award for Landscape
I was so honored to win the top prize in my first Juried Members Exhibit at the Guild of Boston Artists. The Show is on view May 9th to June 6th at the Guild's gallery at 162 Newbury St. in Boston. If you're in the area please stop in and see the show. I've heard that this is the first time a new member has won the award.

Nice to see one of my paintings in the center spot in the window too!
Thanks for reading! Look out for more summer activities soon.

Want to learn more about my painting technique? Watch my 9 hour DVD:


A 2nd Instructional DVD on my method of painting is coming soon. Here's the first one:

link










INCLUDES


  • Composition Sketch
  • Outdoor Plein Air Study
  • Outdoor Tree at Sunset Study
  • Glazing Demonstration
  • Studio Painting
  • Interview with Fine Art Connoisseur Publisher, B. Eric Rhoads
  • Exhibit of Koeppel paintings
  • 9:37 run time (hours)

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Announcing my membership in The Guild of Boston Artists

My presentation in the President's Gallery of The Guild of Boston Artists

I was honored this winter when artist, Stapleton Kearns nominated me for membership in the Guild of Boston Artists. After a long applications process, I'm happy to announce that I have been voted in as a member. 

Here's a little information about the Guild:

Mission:
The Guild of Boston Artists is a non-profit association of painters and sculptors whose purpose is to promote, nurture and encourage traditional art while adhering to the highest standards of quality and presentation.

History:

Established in 1914 by the prominant painters of the day, including Edmund Tarbell, William Paxton and Frank Benson, the Guild of Boston Artists was created to be an artist owned and operated gallery. With the mission of promoting both emerging and established artists living in the region, the Guild developed a reputation for excellence in quality and presentation.
As soon as the association moved into their 162 Newbury Street location, they began converting the space to suit their needs. A second exhibition space was added to the ground floor that featured a stunning skylight. This room became known as the President’s Gallery, named for those who ran the organization throughout the years.
In the 1930’s the Guild became a nonprofit arts association and added educational programs to their roster of events. The mission expanded to promoting the arts though lectures, demonstrations and social gatherings. The Guild was a center for interchange of ideas between the artists and the community.
Today the Guild still maintains their building at 162 Newbury Street, the heart of Boston’s Gallery District. The mission is to both provide exhibition space to local, traditional artists and to offer educational opportunities to the local community.

 You can learn more about the Guild on there website at this link: The Guild of Boston Artists
Although my work is not up on the site yet.

Here are the paintings that got me voted in:

Erik Koeppel "Clouds Breaking Over the Hudson" 14 x 24 inches. Oil on canvas

Erik Koeppel "Mount Washington in Autumn" 14 x 24 inches Oil on Canvas

Erik Koeppel "Tuckerman's Ravine" 14 x 24 inches Oil on canvas

Erik Koeppel "Long Island Early Autumn" 22 x 30 inches Oil on Canvas
Erik Koeppel "Jackson Falls" 11 x 16 inches Oil on panel (painted outdoors) 
Want to learn more about my painting technique? Watch my 9 hour DVD:

A 2nd Instructional DVD on my method of painting is coming soon. Here's the first one:

link










INCLUDES


  • Composition Sketch
  • Outdoor Plein Air Study
  • Outdoor Tree at Sunset Study
  • Glazing Demonstration
  • Studio Painting
  • Interview with Fine Art Connoisseur Publisher, B. Eric Rhoads
  • Exhibit of Koeppel paintings
  • 9:37 run time (hours)
Thank you for reading!

Thursday, April 16, 2015

July Workshop in the White Mountains

 

 

 The Hudson River Fellowship artist residency will be once be returning to Jackson, N.H. this July. Lauren Sansaricq and I will be teaching a workshop alongside the fellowship. This will probably be my last workshop for 2015. The details are below.

Erik Koeppel "Autumn Clouds Over Mt. Adams" 9 x 16 inches Oil on panel

 Techniques of the Hudson River School with Erik Koeppel & Lauren Sansaricq


July 9 - 14, 2015 (6 instructed days. Instructors alternate days)
$775 ($387.50/deposit)

Location: Jackson, NH in the White Mountain National Forest

Limit: 12 artists
Please see our recommended accomodations on the main page for housing.
Regardless of your level of experience our goal as instructors will be to provide you with a thorough introduction to traditional landscape painting. In this workshop we will attempt to place ourselves in the mindset of the great American Landscape Painters of the 19th Century. By painting in locations actually portrayed by the Hudson River School, we will discover a deeper understanding of how these artists approached the challenge of rendering the landscape before them.
Although we encourage painting, students wishing to learn landscape drawing for the entire ten days are welcome. We will address the following: compositional sketching, light and atmosphere in grisaille, outdoor painting in color. (See attached PDF for full course desctription and Supply List)
The instructors will alternate teaching days.
Please fill out the registration form accessible via the link below whether you are paying by cash, check or credit card. Cash or checks must be received within a few days to hold your spot and must be for the full amount.
Deposit is due upon registration. Final balance is due by May 1, 2015.
Make checks payable to Grand Central Atelier.
They must be received within 1 week of sign-up to hold your spot.
Mail to: Grand Central Atelier; 4606 11th Street; Long Island City, NY 11101

To find workshop info on the Grand Central Atelier's website CLICK HERE and scroll down
To learn about the Hudson River Fellowship below are some links to previous posts. The 2015 fellows have already been selected.

2014
2013
2013 more

To get more details on the Hudson River Fellowship contact the Grand Central Atelier.
General Inquiries: info@grandcentralatelier.org

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Reminder: Gallery Talk Sunday

gallery talk
*

The Glory of the White Mountains


Painting lecture presented by artists
Lauren Sansaricq & Erik Koeppel
Sunday, March 8th
1:00 pm
in the Upstairs Gallery at New Hampshire Antique Co-op
***
Wine & cheese reception to follow ~ All welcome
Lauren Sansaricq & Erik Koeppel at New Hampshire Antique Co-op
New Hampshire Antique Co-op welcomes nationally recognized artists
Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq as they present an engaging talk about their 
current work painting en plein air (outdoors and onsite) in the traditions of 
the 19th c. White Mountain School in New Hampshire. 
***
Exhibit on view in the Tower Gallery through February 28, 2015
New Hampshire Antique Co-op
323 Elm Street (Route 101A), Milford, New Hampshire 03055
603-673-8499
www.nhantiquecoop.coop