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VALERIE COLLYMORE FINE ART

 

Impressionist Oil Paintings from
America and France

 

 


 

"Champs de Fleurs"   * Oil on Linen  *  11" x 14"   *  20 x 23" frame

 


 

CURRENT  EXHIBIT


"Memories of the French Riviera and Provence " 


A one-person show 

Fine Art Oil Paintings

in the French Impressionist tradition

April 2-26, 2015

Fountainhead Gallery

625 W McGraw  Seattle  WA 

 

Opening Reception

April 4  5-7 pm

 

 

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Tiger Art Tour Hits Puget Sound


SHOW YOUR STRIPES

 

"Ten tiger statues painted by prominent local artists"

will head across the Puget Sound region this summer

to celebrate the return of tigers to Woodland Park Zoo

and raise awareness for tiger conservation.

Press launch under the SPACE NEEDLE

Thursday 9:30am - 10:30am, April 16, 2015

 

LOCATION OF OUR TIGER

By French Impressionist Artist and Tiger Artist

Valerie Collymore

with co-artist

Alexander Sapoznick

(Click here for process video put together by

co-artist Alexander Sapoznick on YouTube)


Bellevue Square, in downtown Bellevue, WA

Presented by the Bellevue Collection and

Kemper Freeman Development

May 18th - early July 2015

 

Can you find the small pink heart

and the 2 subtle suggestions of a heart

on OMZIG the Tiger, when you see him in person?

Hidden between the stripes, can you find tigers,

a tiger cub, a fertility symbol and a zookeeper?

To win prizes

visit 

http://www.zoo.org/tigers/ihearttigers#.VS85Cc5h2X0

and find out how.

 

 

Omzig the Tiger in my garage, getting ready for his launch.


Omzig the Tiger in my driveway waiting for the movers to take him to the Space Needle press launch on April 16

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New Show Preview Article in

SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE - April 2015

Click image to read Show Preview article on Collymore's work by SWA Magazine editorial staff


 

 

 


Featured Landscape artist in

SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE - February 2015


Wide Open Spaces
Meet a dozen painters exploring the artistic opportunities in the landscape.

please click on image to view feature article

 

 

 

 

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American Impressionist Society

 
American Women Artists

 

Bellevue Arts Museum / Board of Trustees 

 
California Art Club

 
Oil Painters of America

 

Onyx Fine Arts Collective

 

Puget Sound Group of Northwest Artists / Signature Member

 

 

 

 

" Cap Ferrat, Seaside Walk"  *  Oil on Linen *  16"x20"

Winner - Finalist - Boldbrush May 2014

http://faso.com/boldbrush/winner/66710

 

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Written content and images of paintings may not

be borrowed, reproduced or reprinted

without the written permission of Valerie Collymore

 

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RECENT  EXHIBITS

 

"Small Works from the French Riviera"


A Group Exhibit

Dec 2014
Atelier Bouterin & Co.
St. Remy de Provence, France

 

 

"Glancing Back, Moving Forward"


A Group Exhibit

Dec 4, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015

Fountainhead Gallery

625 W McGraw Seattle WA 

 

 

"Impressions of the French Riviera and Provence"

 

A one-person exhibit of 20 fine art impressionist oil paintings

depicting scenes from the French Riviera and Provence

April 2014

Fountainhead Gallery

625 W McGraw Seattle  WA 

 

 

"14th Annual National Juried 

American Impressionist Society Exhibit"

 

October 2013

The M Gallery of Fine Art

( Now the Principle Gallery )

Charleston, S.C

 

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ART INSTRUCTION

 

Private and Small Group Art Sessions

tailored to your unique goals.

Bellevue and Seattle

( 1 opening in advanced small group class

on alternate Wed. afternoons )

 

 

Feb 6, 20 and  Mar 6, 20, 2015

FILLED

10am - 1pm 

ArtEAST Art Center

95 Front St N, Issaquah, WA 98027
(425) 392-3191

 4 Session Oil Painting Intensive Workshop

Move Your Art Forward Quickly!

and

Begin a new collection of works.

http://arteast.org/2014/12/pt1-oil-painting-intensive-move-art-forward/

 

 

April 17, 24, May 8, 15

FILLED

10am - 1pm

Atelier Collymore

"Your Group of 4 for 4 private sessions"

 

 

Oct 27, 2014 - May 2015

Monday mornings 

Womens University Club of Seattle

- for club members and their guests -

 

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Save the date: Intimate Impressionism

From the National Gallery of Art

October 2015 - Jan 2016

Seattle Art Museum

Smaller scale works by Renoir, Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh,

Degas, Pissarro, Bonnard, Gauguin among others.

 

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SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE - April 2014

Click image to read Show Preview article on Collymore's work by SWA Magazine editorial staff

 

 

 

 

SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE - October 2013

 Click image to read article by SWA editorial staff  on the prestigious 2013 American Impressionist Society annual show,

which includes Collymore work

 

 

 

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RECENT SELECTED REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

 

Rintala, L. “ Show Preview, Seattle, WA, Valerie Collymore, Southwest Art Magazine, April 2015

http://files.faso.us/19747/4219.pdf 

 

Gangelhoff, B. “Wide Open Spaces: Meet a dozen painters exploring the artistic opportunities in the

landscape”, Southwest Art Magazine, February 2015

http://files.faso.us/19747/3997.pdf

 

Graciela Matrajt. "Valerie Collymore: From Pediatrics to Impressionism",  Profile Article, Association for Women in Science, Seattle Chapter, Newsletter, October 2014 

http://us8.campaign-archive2.com/?u=0d1d587f8954649c07783a873&id=6a3ca54bad&e=cb1549e61a#profilearticlesRM


 

Kovack, Joe. “Show Preview, Seattle, WA, Valerie Collymore, at the Fountainhead Gallery”, Southwest Art Magazine, April 2014

http://files.faso.us/19747/3345.pdf

http://www.southwestart.com/events/fountainhead-apr2014

 

 

“Seascapes, Rivers and Lakes”, American Art Collector Magazine, April 2014

 

 

French American Chamber of Commerce, Pacific Northwest

LeNetworking at the Fountainhead Gallery featuring the artwork of Valerie Collymore and a lecture on French Impressionism by Virginie Blackmoor

http://www.faccpnw.org/single-news/n/save-the-date-le-networking-at-fontainhead-gallery-featuring-valerie-collymores-works/

 

 

Rintala, Laura. “Spotlight: American Impressionist Society”, Southwest Art Magazine, October 2013

http://www.southwestart.com/events/ais-oct2013

 

 

“Collymore artwork headed for national exhibition in S.C”, Madison Park Times, Aug.3, 2013 

http://www.madisonparktimes.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=311&ArticleID=28822 

 

 

Collector Alert, Informed Collector Newsletter

http://faso.com/fineartviews/63784/valerie-collymore-lyrical-plein-air-paintings        

 

 

 

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