Friday, June 14, 2013

Steele & Steele Painting in Expressions West 2013 Coos Art Museum Exhibition


Expressions West 2013 at the Coos Art Museum is a Regional Western Exhibition with artists chosen from over 8 states. Opening night was Friday May 31st from 5-7 pm. and the show will run from May 31- July 27, 2013.
Tod & I were very pleased to have one of our collaborative animal paintings juried into the show.

Tod Steele & J.M.Steele with  "Ever Vigilant" Acrylic 30 x 40
John Hewitt was the juror and awards judge. Hewitt is a signature member of many prestigious watercolor societies including the Transparent Watercolor Society of America, Watercolor West and the Kentucky Watercolor Society. He has studied with master painters Vernon Nye, George Post  and Millard Sheets. Hewitt has taught at the College of the Redwoods and Pacific Union College as well as numerous workshops on the West Coast and in Europe.
To see the entire show Click Here!

Saturday, April 27, 2013

J.M.Steele in Southwest Art Magazine May 2013

J.M.Steele in Southwest Art Magazine May 2013

I'm very excited to have my painting 'Don't Mess With Mama!' featured in the Oil Painters of America (OPA) section of the magazine in this May 2013 issue.
  My gallery, Alexandra Stevens Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico will have the painting on display and for sale.    Contact:  505-988-1311
The Oil Painters of America unveils the 22nd annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils, at the InSight Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX. May 18 - June 17, 2013

Every year the OPA strives to present the best in representational art based on draftsmanship, color, and composition with diverse subject matter and styles.

Laura Rintala, the managing editor, wrote a wonderful article and included profiles of the OPA artists, mine is on page 43, and see "Don't Mess With Mama!" on page 49.
Here is a link to the article: Click Here: (you can also subscribe to the magazine).

Enjoy your Spring!
J.M.Steele & Tod C. Steele


Sunday, January 20, 2013

J.M.Steele Exhibits in Abend Gallery - 'BOLD New West' Show

January 18 - February 28, 2013
Opening Reception: Jan.18th 5-8pm
ABEND GALLERY presents 'BOLD New West' Show
in Denver, CO.

I'm so excited to have my work included in the 'BOLD New West' Show. The opening was this weekend in Denver.   It is the same time of year that the Coors Western Art Exhibit is also being held in lots going on in Denver.   Would love to be there...maybe next year!
 To see the entire show go to the Abend Gallery Website : CLICK HERE!
My painting 'Waiting to Ride' is featured on the front of the website...Please click on that and you're in the show.   Enjoy!  To purchase any paintings...........
 Contact: Abend Gallery: 303-355-0950 or 1-800-288-3726
"Gentle Souls" Oil 30 x 24  ©J.M.Steele

Empire Ranch '100' Show 2013 Steele & Steele Art Work

The Empire 100 Western Art Show & Sale began 13 years ago to raise funds for the preservation of the historic Empire Ranch Headquarters. With great appreciation to our sponsor, Northern Trust, this juried art exhibition & sale has grown in stature to also become a premiere art show, featuring established and emerging artists specializing in Western art. Chaired by Laura Davis, the art show is named "Empire 100" to reflect the number of pieces selected for the show.

Tod & I are thrilled to have 2 of our paintings accepted into the 13th Annual Empire 100 Western Art Show this year.  These are the Steele & Steele collaborative paintings in the show.  The Exhibit runs from Jan.14- Feb.28, 2013
at the Northern Trust, 6444 East Tanque Verde Road, Tucson, Arizona.

                             "Sovereign of the Sage"  Acrylic 24 x 18 ©Steele & Steele
                                 "Belshazar"  Acrylic 18 x 24  ©Steele & Steele
To see the entire show.....Click Here!  Our work is on page 12.....Enjoy the show!

A portion of all sales benefits preservation efforts at the Empire Ranch.
Don't miss this spectacular juried exhibition and sale of Western art!
To Purchase paintings contact:
or call: Christine Auerbach ~ 888-364-2829