Wednesday, October 18, 2017

En Plein Air Texas

Lauren Sansaricq and I will be attending the En Plein Air Texas 2017 painting competition, from October 22-29 this year. Should be a fun time.

For more information consult their website:
http://www.enpleinairtexas.com/


Don't forget about the Louisiana event I'm judging next March. Artists please apply!

Upcoming Plein Air Event, deadline November 15th, 2017
I'll be judging the competition, and teaching a workshop following the event.
Find more info at: www.shadowsontheteche.org






Wednesday, October 4, 2017

White Mountain Art Show and Sale 2017

Erik Koeppel "Autumn Storm on Mt. Washington" 16 x27inches. Oil on canvas $5500
It's that time of year again. The Jackson Historical Society will host their 15th Annual White Mountain Art Show and Sale. Additionally the Museum of White Mountain Art in the same building will open it's new exhibition, The Earliest White Mountain Paintings: 1800-1850 Thomas Cole and other Hudson River School Artists. 

The opening reception of both the sale and exhibition will be Friday, October 13th, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Jackson Historical Society, 23 Black Mountain Road, Jackson, N.H.

The Show and Sale, includes predominantly 19th Century paintings of the White Mountains, and contemporary White Mountain Art from selected artists, Lauren Sansaricq and myself are included.

To view the online catalogue or purchase work click these links:
Contemporary:
http://www.jacksonhistory.org/artshow/reports/WebCatalogContemporaryPage2.html
19th Century:
http://www.jacksonhistory.org/artshow/reports/WebCatalog19thcen.html

Here is a selection of the works I'll have for sale:

Erik Koeppel "Mt Washington in Winter from Jackson" 16 x 24 inches. Oil on canvas $5600

Erik Koeppel "Eagle Cliff" 11 x9 inches. Oil on panel $2900

Erik Koeppel "Autumn in Jackson, Wildcat Brook" 16 x12 inches. Oil on panel $4200

Erik Koeppel "Autumn on the Ellis River" 10 x 8 inches. Oil on panel $2600

Erik Koeppel "The Old Apple Tree, Black Mt. Road, Jackson" 16x13inches (oval) Oil on panel $4500


Erik Koeppel "Storm on Mt. Washington from Jackson" 18x24inches. Oil on panel $5800

Erik Koeppel "Mt. Washington in Autumn" 8 x12 in. Oil on panel SOLD

Erik Koeppel "Nancy's Brook" 14 x18 inches. Oil on panel $4600
To inquire about the work feel welcome to contact Warren Schomaker at the Jackson Historical Society by phone or email, 603-383-4060 warren@jacksonhistory.org

 Here's a preview of the museum show upstairs:



A Thomas Doughty painting

An Alvan Fisher painting

My Painting of the Willey Slide
 If you can't make the opening reception Friday, Oct. 13th 5-9pm, the  sale will continue into early November, and the museum exhibition will remain until March 31st, 2018.

Thank you for reading and I'll see you at the opening!

P.S. I had a painting in USA Today recently in an article on the best plein air painting spots. My painting is number 8 of 18, "Kaaterskill Falls"
Here's a link:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/destinations/10greatplaces/2017/08/25/10-great-places-plein-air-painting/598020001/

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mount Chocorua in Autumn Commission

Erik Koeppel "Mount Chocorua in Autumn" 24 x 44in. Oil on canvas
For the past 10 months or so, I've been working on this commissioned painting of Mount Chocorua in Autumn. I think it's one of my best, and wanted to share it.

Enjoy!

Upcoming Plein Air Event, deadline November 15th, 2017
I'll be judging the competition, and teaching a workshop following the event.
Find more info at: www.shadowsontheteche.org






Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Workshop and Plein Air Competition in Louisiana for March 2018

Erik Koeppel "Live Oak" 9 x14 in. Oil on panel





 I'll be going down to Louisiana in March 2018 to Judge the Shadows-on-the-Teche Plein Air Competition, and will also teach a workshop following the event. If you'd like to apply for the competition or sign up for the workshop, please find the application below. This is a fairly new competition, and has $6000 in prizes, so please, artist friends...come get it!





Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Paintings from the Shawangunk Mountains, New York

Erik Koeppel "Sunrise at the Mohonk Mountain House" 9 x 18 in. Oil on panel

In June, I was the featured artist at Artist's Inspiration Week  at the Mohonk Mountain House in the Shawangunks. Here are the paintings I made outdoors that week. Most have been reworked in the studio from memory and imagination.

For more info on the event,and  at the Mohonk here's a link:
http://erikkoeppel.blogspot.com/2017/05/mohonk-mountain-house-artists.html

Here are the rest of the paintings:

Erik Koeppel "A Fine Day in the Shawangunks" 8.5 x 14 in. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Mohonk Lake, Morning Mist" 8 x10 in. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Storm Approaching" 8 x12 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Thunderheads in the Shawangunks" 8 x 10 inches. Oil on panel 
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Monday, July 31, 2017

Art and Land Conservation Symposium at Colby College, ME

Erik Koeppel "Monhegan Headlands" 12 x 18 in. Oil on panel
I'm honored to be a panel speaker, at the uncoming Art and Land Conservation Symposium, at Colby College in Waterville, Maine next weekend.

If you'd like to attend the event, it will be August 3rd-4th, 2017

I'll be speaking as part of a panel on Learning from Contemporary Visual Artists from 1:30-3pm on Friday, August 4th.

The other artists on the panel are Evelyn Dunphy, Xio Xiomara, and John Orcutt. The discussion will be moderated by Charles Tracy. Each artist will make a brief presentation introducing their work, and then the discussion will continue as a Q &A.

For registration and other general information, please visit the Symposium's website:
http://artlandsymposium2017.org/

I'm looking forward to an interesting event. Hope to see you there!



Monday, July 24, 2017

Florida Paintings from Spring

Here are some paintings from a trip to Florida this Spring. These were painted outdoors around Sarasota, FL.

Erik Koeppel, "Evening Light, Siesta Key Beach" 8 x 12 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Horse Pastures, Sarasota, FL" 4 x 7 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Live Oak, Myakka State Park, FL" 9 x 14 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Morning Light, Myakka" 12 x 8 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Morning, Myakka River, Florida" 9 x 14inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Morning, Red Bird Slough, Sarasota, Florida" 9 x 14 inches. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel, "Sunset, Turtle Beach" 4 x 7 inches. Oil on panel 

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Art Talk: Sat., June 17th, 2017 Closing of Recovering the American Sublime


 


Local artists Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq will walk visitors through their current exhibition, Recovering the American Sublime, sharing the stories behind the artwork. 19th Century American landscape painting methods and theory will be discussed, in addition to the artists' contemporary response to that movement, and its relevance today. 

In this exhibition, the paintings of Koeppel and Sansaricq are displayed in conjunction with 19th Century landscape paintings of the White Mountains. The historic paintings are lent from the collections of the Jackson Historical Society and Bethel Historical Society, as a promised gift of Randall H. Bennett.

The Pace Galleries of Art is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 1 pm following the Fryeburg Academy academic calendar. Please call the box office at 207-935-9232, or email boxoffice@fryeburgacademy.org to schedule a visit at a different time. 

This will be the last chance to see our Recovering the American Sublime exhibition.

Art Talk with Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq
When: 
Saturday, June 17th at 2pm

Where:
Pace Galleries of Art at Fryeburg Academy. 
18 Bradley St., Fryeburg, ME
(inside the The Luera Hill Eastman Performing Art Center) 

Here are some of the sold paintings that will still be on display: 




 And here are some of my favorites still available (also still on display):

Erik Koeppel "Mt. Chocorua" 16 x 26 in. Oil on canvas

Erik Koeppel "Glen Ellis Falls" 23.5 x 19.25 in. Oil on canvas

Erik Koeppel "Nancy's Brook" 14 x 18 in. Oil on panel (to learn about the story of Nancy click here)

Erik Koeppel "Storm on Mount Washington" 18 x 24 in. Oil on panel
 There is much more to see, and Lauren and I look forward to speaking with you about ours and the 19th Century White Mountain paintings on display. Questions welcome. 

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

History Meets the Arts Exhibition, Gettysburg, PA June 9-11th

Erik Koeppel "Sunset From Little Round Top" 12 x 22 in. Oil on canvas
I'll have paintings at the History Meets the Arts Show once again this year. and Lauren and I will be in attendance. 

Here's some info:

SHOW HOURS

FRIDAY JUNE 9, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Opening night preview party - $35.00 entry fee)

(Free admittance Saturday and Sunday)

SATURDAY JUNE 10, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

SUNDAY JUNE 11, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM(Artists are not scheduled until 12:00 noon on Sunday)

More info on the show, on the History Meets the Arts website:
http://www.historymeetsthearts.com/

Here are some more works I'll have at the show:

Erik Koeppel "An Oak at Gettysburg" 6 x 9 in, Pencil on paper

Erik Koeppel "Morning at Little Round Top" 9 x 14 in. Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Autumn in Jackson" 16 x 12 in. Oil on panel


Erik Koeppel "Jackson Falls" 9 x 14 Oil on panel

Erik Koeppel "Wilcat Brook" 16 x 12 in. Oil on panel




And perhaps a few others...

Also don't forget our Gallery Talk at the Recovering the American Sublime show next week in Fryeburg, ME...

Saturday, June 17th, at 2pm at the Pace Galleries of Art at Fryeburg Academy. 
18 Bradley St., Fryeburg, ME

Gallery Talk: Erik Koeppel and Lauren Sansaricq will walk visitors through their current exhibition, Recovering the American Sublime, sharing the stories behind the artwork. 19th Century American landscape painting methods and theory will be discussed, in addition to the artists' contemporary response to that movement, and it's relevance today. Questions will be encouraged. 



See you a the show!