CANYON LIGHT & PRAIRIE SKIES

June 2012                                                                               Issue 13 

 

Greetings!   

 

The historic Carriage Factory Gallery in partnership

with the Strecker-Nelson Gallery of Manhattan host:

 

"Wildflowers, Wild Skies"

Matthew Richter One Man Show

 A rare opportunity to view Matthew's recent work assembled in a singular exhibition.

Over 30 moving works, depicting both the wide-open vistas and detailed wilflowers

of the Great Plains, show a stunning, multi-faceted vision

of the prairie's untouched beauty.

 

July 22 - September 1

Carriage Factory Gallery

Newton, Kansas

 

Wind Whipped Yarrow

"Wind Whipped Yarrow"

18" x 24", oil on canvas


Opening Reception
July 22, 2-4 PM

Including 20 minute gallery talk
"Wildflowers Under Wild Skies, the Search for Wilderness,"
when Matthew discusses his emerging style of rendering
minute wildflowers of the prairie in larger-than-life size.

 

Poppy & Coreopsis

"Prickly Poppy Meadow Edge" and "Coreopsis and Dakota Sandstone"

both 18" x 24", oil on canvas

 

La Sal Snowfields From Arches

"La Sal Snowfields from Arches"

12" x 9", oil on canvas

 

 

 

 

 

The Rocky Mountains and high desert

of Southern Utah provide some of the most

splendid wilderness in America.

 

In the spring of 2012, Matthew traversed

these areas and spent days painting

the wild juniper and summer monsoons.

Seven special scenes of the western

wilderness make a Kansas debut

in this One Man Show.


High Clouds, High Plains

"High Clouds, High Plains"

22" x 28", oil on canvas

MATTHEW RICHTER
CANYON LIGHT & PRAIRIE SKIES 
1131 IRON HORSE RD
MCPHERSON, KS 67460

620-241-7240
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This newsletter is written and edited by Kiya Richter Krier,
a 2009 graduate of the University of Kansas with a Creative Writing degree.
She currently lives and writes and Lenexa, Kansas.
 
She also writes and edites "Runs With Blisters," a website
about fitness, nutrition, health and complaining about it.