A Unique Commission for a Private Collector

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015
A Unique Commission for a Private Collector

Commissions are always an interesting business proposition for an artist. Being asked to paint fifteen commissioned pieces for a private home here in Cleveland was a once-in-a-lifetime assignment. That’s what happened in the late spring and summer of 2014. Having recently sold a collection of hunting prints, the client had been looking for something new for his great room, hallway, […]

Paintings Accepted in Numerous National Juried Shows in 2014.

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015
Paintings Accepted in Numerous National Juried Shows in 2014.

Zarney Originals was well represented in numerous juried art exhibitions around the country in 2014. There’s a complete listing on the Exhibitions page of this website. The year started off with a series of waterfall pieces in the 56th Annual Society of Illustrators Exhibition in New York City. In May, two pieces were selected for the Icons of the West […]

Four Waterfall Paintings Accepted in the Society of Illustrators 56 Annual Exhibition in New York City

Posted by on Dec 11, 2013
Four Waterfall Paintings Accepted in the Society of Illustrators 56 Annual Exhibition in New York City

Four of my waterfall paintings were accepted in this year’s competition. The first of the two-part annual exhibition Illustrators 56 will be held at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators January 7 to February 1, 2014. The exhibit features works by leading contemporary illustrators worldwide, selected by a prestigious jury of professionals including works […]

Two Pieces Selected for The Retreat’s 5th Annual Juried Art Competition and Show in the Hamptons

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013
Two Pieces Selected for The Retreat’s 5th Annual Juried Art Competition and Show in the Hamptons

For the second year in a row, my work has made it into the juried art show in the Hamptons to benefit The Retreat. Judges were Sara Nightingale, owner of Sara Nightingale Gallery in Water Mill, New York and Scott Sandell, Visual Arts Director of Stony Brook University (Southampton Campus). Opening for the exhibition will be on […]

One-Man Exhibition on Display at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History in Jamestown, New York

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013
One-Man Exhibition on Display at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History in Jamestown, New York

Fifty-five pieces of new work are currently in a solo exhibition at the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History in Jamestown, New York. The show, titled Habitats: abstract expressions of the natural world, runs at the Institute from November 5 through December 29, 2013. On Friday, November 8 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, there will be an opening […]

Waterfall Painting Selected for 56th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art

Posted by on Jul 2, 2013
Waterfall Painting Selected for 56th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art

One of my new waterfall paintings was selected by juror Janne Siren, Director of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, to be included in the 56th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition of Contemporary Art. There were over 400 entries submitted and only 28 were chosen. The opening reception was held Sunday afternoon, June 23rd in the Strohl Art Center’s Main […]

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