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Stan Fellows has been an illustrator for thirty five years, painting for magazines, corporate clients, and children's books. Clients from the past two years include: Martha Stewart Living, Harper's Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Audubon, National Geographic, Field & Stream, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYU, Notre Dame, United Airlines, Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, (what’s with all the airlines?...) Kiplinger's, Arts & Antiques, Simon & Schuster, and for six years he has worked monthly for the Wall Street Journal's Friday wine column. In his native Minneapolis he taught watercolor painting and illustration at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and has also taught watercolor workshops in Iowa City, where he lives with his daughter.

Saturday, March 14, 2009


CS Gallery.
Painting No.1 March 14. 15x20 watercolor.

Okay, when was the last time you went to an art gallery and had strangers walk up to you, and shout over the killer music of a great jazz ensemble, "ISN'T THIS A BLAST!!?" 
Such was my evening at Campbell Steele Gallery tonight. I've been to a zillion gallery evenings and they range from okay and kinda dull, to pretty good and kinda dull. I have not before had the experience I had tonight of seeing terrific work at a handsome gallery, and then also want to describe the evening as, "A hoot!"

Priscilla and Craig (owners) were thinking outside the box ( a tired expression, but still a pretty good one) and invited me to paint at the gallery during tonight's event. Like a life drawing session, except everyone has their clothes on and no one stands still.

Above are four pieces from this experiment.

March 14  2009  SF

1 comment:

A Brush with Color said...

Haaaa--exactly like a life drawing session. These are great.