THE COLOR OF LIGHT
A National Exhibit
1/12/19 to 5/5/19
The Annual Pikes Peak Pastel Society National Exhibition
Sangre de Cristo Arts Center
210 N. Santa Fe Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003
Artist’s Opening Reception
Friday, February 1, 2019, 5pm to 7pm
We are very excited to have Radeaux of John-Deaux Art Gallery, Pueblo, CO as our juror. A veteran of many art exhibits, both as an artist and as a juror, Radeaux has owned Pueblo’s oldest gallery for over thirty-five years and has represented many of Pueblo’s leading artists.
Colorado’s diverse fauna is the inspiration for Radeaux. He spends many hours in the field studying birds and other animals. When he returns to the studio, he paints what he has seen in his unique style, a combination of detail and restraint, repetition and rhythm. His paintings also explore the patterning, colors and geometrics found in nature. His art also examines spatial relationships and comparisons to stylized depictions of nature from various cultures.
Described by the late Jack Seilheimer, former Dean of Science at CSU-Pueblo, “He’s really a distinguished field ornithologist. He is truly both scientist and artist.” Radeaux has provided illustrations for a variety of publications including all the illustrations for the landmark Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas 1 and the recently published Atlas 2.
60 entries were received for The Color of Light and 34 were juried into the show.
Best of Show: “Invasion” by Leslie Trujillo-Batts
1st Place: “Para Sol” by Bonnie Anthon
2nd Place: “Paradigm Shift” by Honey Lea Gaydos
3rd Place: “Road to Nowhere” by Mary Sexton
Honorable Mention: “Aspen with Purple Mountains” by Susan Tormoen
Honorable Mention: “Moon Glow” by Daniel Rich
Honorable Mention: “Underwater Duo” by Jill Starkey