Michael Baum Art News
April 2016
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"Passage to Petra"
This landscape may look like Utah, but it's halfway around the world in Jordan near Petra. It was commissioned by a friend as a remembrance of the travels he shared with his deceased wife. This was a special place for them.

"Passage to Petra" copyright Michael Baum
"Passage to Petra"
18" x 28" oil painting on linen
Commissioned painting

"Big Red Butte"
9" x 12" oil painting on panel
Available from Michael Baum Art

"Big Red Butte" copyright Michael Baum
View many more paintings on my website: MichaelBaum.com
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Merit Award Winner
"Rising Storm"
12" x 16" oil painting on linen
Available at the show, $1100


Governor's Art Show

The Governor's Art Show opened April 23 with a spectacular gala event. Hundreds of folks packed two large galleries filled with some of the best artwork Colorado has to offer. It was a joy to see.

I have four paintings in the show. One of them, "Rising Storm," earned one of ten merit awards.

And there was even a flash mob opera right in the middle of it all. You can watch this little video on my Facebook page.

Flash Mob Opers

The show continues through May 29 at the Loveland Museum/Gallery in Loveland, Colorado.
This is the 25th year for this great show featuring some of Colorado's top representational artists. It's a "must see."

Find all the details at: The Governor's Art Show.

"Evening at the Bend" coyright Michael Baum
Click here to see the other three paintings on exhibit at the show.
Cracking up with Deb Komitor
and Diane Rappisi on opening night.

Governors show Opening
"Approaching Day"
20" x 44" oil painting on linen

Oil Painters of America National Exhibition

I'm pleased to announce that "Approaching Day" will be on exhibit at the Oil Painters of America 25th Annual National Exhibition to be held at the Southwest Gallery in Dallas, Texas from May 13 through June 15. This is the premier show for representational oil painting in the U.S. More on the exhibition at Oil Painters of America.

"Approaching Day" copyright Michael Baum
Mark your calender and get ready!
2016 Summer Sale image

Details and more in the next newsletter.

"Twilight at the Butte"
12" x 16" oil painting on linen
(retail $1100)
Contact me about this one


Featured Painting of the Week

Every week I feature one painting from my studio. You get to see a nice painting to start your day, plus it's for sale for one week only at a very good price. If you are not already receiving the Weekly Featured Painting email, sign up here: Subscribe to Weekly Featured Painting

We often travel to southeast Utah to explore the canyons. Almost every one of them hides remnants of the Ancestral Puebloans who once made these canyons home. We were driving back from one of these canyons when the setting sun lit the buttes on fire. Countless Puebloan eyes saw this same scene.

"Twilight at the Butte" copyright Michael Baum
In the Studio

I thought "Rising Storm" would look good as a large painting. Just got started on a 30" x 40" version.

"Studio 4-27-16" progress shot copyright Michael Baum

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All prints are from original paintings by Michael Baum.
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"Cloud Play" print on paper or canvas 

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Wilde Meyer Gallery
Scottsdale and Tucson, Arizona
Original paintings

Commonwheel Artists Co-op
Manitou Springs, Colorado

2312 S. Colorado Blvd.
Denver, Colorado

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Boulder, Colorado

Michael Baum Art
Manitou Springs, Colorado
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Manitou Springs, Colorado
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