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Art Enthusiasts and Collectors!

Those of you that have an IPhone or Apple Computer using “Quicktime”  can view a video of a variety of Cliff’s Art. We will be updating it soon....Enjoy!

            Welcome Friends and Art Collectors!   Thank you for following us over the years!  We are grateful for an amazing 2018 with Cliff’s art being selected in 10 juried National and International art shows, and being honored as a “Master” Watercolor Artist by Watercolor West!  Cliff enjoys winning awards and was happily surprised to receive the Gold Medal in Watercolor by the San Dimas Festival of Art for a third year (see “Winning Awards” in the above section).

              Here are several art exhibitions planned for 2019 thus far...and more coming soon...

  1. 1.  Jan. 17, 2019-May 19, 2019 the California Art Club Exhibition called “California Spring” will be at their Gallery at 1120 Old Mill Rd in San Marino, CA.  Cliff’s watercolor “Desert Gold in Joshua Tree” was juried in this show. 

  2. 2.March 3-29, 2019  the 108th Gold Medal Exhibition by the California Art Club will be held at 490 Union St, Pasadena, CA, 9110l (former Pasadena Art Museum).  Cliff’s watercolor, “Lure of the Canyon” was juried in this special event.  The reception on Saturday, March 2nd will occur from 6-9 pm at 490 Union St. in Pasadena.  Please contact Cliff  at 760 228 1184 for ticket information (cost $100 per person).  Cliff and Betty will also be at the same Exhibition on Sunday, March 3rd from 11am to 5pm (at no cost). 

  3. 3.March 29-31, 2019 The Cattlemen’s Western Art Show will open at 5 PM for their reception on Friday the 29th  at the Paso Robles Fairgrounds in Paso Robles, CA.  Please contact Cliff for complementary tickets to the reception.  The show will continue Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm at no cost.  Cliff and Betty will be there for the entire event.  Original paintings and framed prints (and unframed) will be available for purchase.

  4. 4.April 26-28, 2019.  The San Dimas Festival of Art will be held at the San Dimas Civic Center in San Dimas, CA.  There will be a reception on Friday, April 26th at 7 PM for the artists.  Please contact Cliff for information on the Friday Reception.  Cliff  also plans to do the “Quick Draw” again on Saturday.  Cliff and Betty will be there for the entire show.

  5. 5.May 4-June 29, American Plains Artists Signature Show at the Museum of Western Art,  1550 Bandera Hwy, Kerrville, Texas, 78028.  Cliff will not be attending but he has painted a special painting for this event which will be available for purchase.

5.  Sept. 27-29 Slopoke Fine Art Show will be held at the Flag is Up Farm in Solvang, CA.  Several original paintings will be available for purchase and Cliff and Betty will be there for the entire event.  Please contact Cliff for complementary tickets.  

    We will update this section with future art shows where you can view and purchase Cliff’s art.

    For more information and images of Cliff’s original paintings, please check the top section for Watercolors, Oils and Prints.  Ask about our “no interest layaway plan” for purchasing original works.  Cliff can be contacted by phone or text at (760) 228 1184 or email us at