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Opalescent Sea Accepted to National Touring Show — American Society of Marine Artists

Opalescent Sea, an up close and very personal view of the Pacific Ocean waves, has been accepted into the 15th Annual  American Society of Marine Artists National Traveling Art Exhibit.

From over 450 works, the jury of twenty ASMA Fellows picked 86 paintings and seven three-dimensional pieces, representing the very best work of the ASMA membership.

From October 17, 2011 to July 13, 2013, Opalescent Sea will tour 11 fine art museums nationwide, beginning at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN.

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Oregon Dreaming on a Coast That Outsplashes California

Coastline, by the Norwegian Artist, Steve Henderson

Big movement happens in a small space in the Norwegian Artist’s Coastline, a 5×7 miniature headed to the 33rd Annual Sagebrush Art Festival, January 29 and 30 at the Running Y Ranch and Resort.

Benefiting the Exchange Club of Klamath Falls, the Sagebrush Art Festival features fine art from fine artists throughout California, Washington, and Oregon, and Steve’s works of the  Oregon Coast feature strongly in the collection of his works there.  Coastline joins 10 others for the festival.

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If the Men on Star Trek Wore Kilts, How Short Would Those Kilts Be?

The Divide by the Norwegian Artist, Steve Henderson

In the enlightened age of Star Trek, such primitive weaponry as bombs were no doubt obsolete, which means that characters like Yeoman Rand, the blond, buxom secretarial sort who nonetheless wore the red uniform of engineering and security, could no longer be described as “bombshells.”

Wench Warps?

Phaser Babes?

Of course, we know that Yeoman Rand was appreciated for her brains, not her looks, which is why she was given the all important duty of hovering around the captain’s console until the time was right to hand him a flat, black, plastic box that required his signature. This done, she continued to hover. This job was even more important than that of the red-clad man off to Lt. Sulu’s left, who leaned over a lighted console, pushing buttons and falling backwards when the Enterprise was attacked.

For Yeoman Rand, we have chosen the Norwegian Artist’s work The Divide, principally for its large, rounded, looming, buxomy mountain in the background. As the altitude of the lake is high, we recommend that Ms. Rand slip on a pair of leggings and a sweater before she and the Captain enjoy a picnic on the rocks.

More original artwork by the Norwegian Artist is available for view and sale at Steve Henderson Fine Art Online GalleryGallery’s Holiday Miniature show, Bozeman, MT; the Maritime Museum at Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT; and Rive Gauche Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ.

Dr. McCoy: “Dammit Spock! I’m a Doctor, Not a Physician, I mean, a Sailor!”

Zephyr by the Norwegian Artist, Steve Henderson

Dr. McCoy seems like such a tense, stressed-out man, always on the verge of exploding. Perhaps if he sat down with a Mint Julep more often, feet propped on the table, his mind allowed to wander to those wonderful days with Nancy, the salt monster, he would be less likely to snap at Spock.

But then again, Spock, with his unflappable calm, no doubt brings out the worst in McCoy’s hot southern temper. This is the area, after all, that came up with Coke-batter-dipped, deep-fried peanut butter and bacon sandwiches. And sweet tea. McCoy’s battles with his emotions are nothing compared to his dietary challenges.

So the prescription for the good doctor is to forget that he is not a sailor and to spend the afternoon sailing, on a craft like Zephyr. Better yet, he should hire someone to sail Zephyr while he sits on the deck chair, in the sun, with the Mint Julep and memories of Nancy.

But of course the ultimate cure for  Doctor McCoy would be if an ancestor of his, say, in the early 21st century, purchased Zephyr through Steve Henderson Fine Art Galleries and passed it on down the family tree. Then Dr. McCoy could sit in his little white room with the pulsating heart sounds, sip his Mint Julep, and reflect on how he is “a doctor, dammit, not a painter!”

 

Is There Truly a Secret to Successfully Marketing One’s Art?

Golden Beach by the Norwegian Artist, Steve Henderson

From the Gnostics to the Grapefruit Diet Gurus, the voices out there promise that if we only buy their book, attend their seminar, or send in a check, we will be on our way to financial freedom, washboard abs, and phenomenal art sales.

Carolyn, the manager of Steve Henderson Fine Art Galleries, addresses this issue in The Secret to Successfully Marketing Your Work, an essay posted on the Steve Henderson Fine Art website blog section.

Golden Beach is a new miniature by the Norwegian Artist, presently available through Steve Henderson Fine Art Galleries.

Original artwork by the Norwegian Artist is available for view and sale at Steve Henderson Fine Art Online Gallery. Steve’s work is also available at Rive Gauche Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ and The Lawrence Galleries, Sheridan and Gleneden Beach, OR.

Through the holiday season and into the new year, Steve’s works are in special shows at Samarah Fine Art, Whitefish, MT; Planet Bronze Gallery’s Holiday Miniature show, Bozeman, MT; the Maritime Museum at Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT; and Rive Gauche Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ.

Sunday Morning Arrives in Whitefish, MT by Tuesday Afternoon

Sunday Morning -- Original Oil by the Norwegian Artist, Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art

Sunday Morning, the Norwegian Artist’s original oil painting of an alpine lake of the Wallowa Mountains, OR, will be unpacked from its brown shipping box this afternoon at Samarah Fine Art, Whitefish, MT in preparation for the Invitational Autumn Miniature Show. The show, which features the smaller-sized work of premier artists, opens Thursday, November 4 at the gallery.

Evening Shadows and Cascadia, also by the Norwegian Artist, are in the show as well.

Incandescence, 18×24, will also be showing in the gallery.

More artwork by the Norwegian Artist is available for view and sale at Steve Henderson Fine Art Online Gallery. Steve’s work is also available at Rive Gauche Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ and The Lawrence Galleries, Sheridan and Gleneden Beach, OR.

Cascadia Accepted into Invitational Miniature Show at Samarah Fine Art, Whitefish, MT

Cascadia -- Original Oil by the Norwegian Artist, Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art Galleries

Cascadia, a miniature of an intimately hidden mountain waterfall, is one of four of the Norwegian Artist’s works heading over to Samarah Fine Art in Whitefish, MT. Accepted into the Autumn Invitational Miniature Show, Cascadia joins Evening Shadows and Sunday Morning for the November 4 opening of the show, which runs through the holidays and features Russell Chatham as the showcase artist for the opening cerimonies.

Incandescence, 18×24, will also be showing in the gallery.

More artwork by the Norwegian Artist is available for view and sale at Steve Henderson Fine Art Online Gallery. Steve’s work is also available at Rive Gauche Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ and The Lawrence Galleries, Sheridan and Gleneden Beach, OR.

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