2021 Explorations in Watermedia Exhibit sponsored by Colorado Watercolor Society
September 4, 2021 Opening 6p to 8pm Through October 4, 2021, Monday -Fri. 8:30 to 4:00, Saturdays 10:00 to 4:00
Curtis Center For the Arts 2349 E Orchard, Greenwood Village, CO 80121
This special collection of paintings features the best in watermedia paintings from artists all over Colorado. Included in tis impressive line up is work by local artist Barbara Adkins with a piece titled "Onlu 3 Hours Old"
Center for the Arts Members Show
January 17, 2020 to February 23,2020
Evergreen Center for the Arts
The 2020 Center for the Arts Members show is now open
Evergreen National Bank Quarterly Art Display
Year Round
Evergreen National Bank
This show rotates quarterly throughout the each year.
2019 Open Door Studios Art
Saturday, Sept. 21 & Sunday, Sept 22, 2019
Evergreen, CO
Please come to Evergreen's Annual Free Artist Studio Tour.
33 Artists will have their work and their Studios open to you.
Tour books have the map and signs will be posted around town for you to follow around town.
Artists will be in their studios demonstrating during the day.

Come to the Friday night Reception at Evergreen National Bank to meet each local artist & review their work.

Tom & I will be so pleased to meet all of you and visit with each of you.
Evergreen Open Door Studios Tour Reception
Friday Evening, Sept 20,2019 6 to 8pm
Evergreen National Bank, Main Street, Evergreen, CO
Evergreen National Bank is hosting the 2019 Opening Reception for the Tour.
6pm to 8pm on Friday evening

The Reception will have Hors d'oeuvres including smoked salmon ++++. Wine and beer will also be served.
All artist and a piece of their work will be there to meet you.
Pick up a tour book at stores around town or at the Reception.
The Tour is Free and you Pick which artist to visit on the Tour Saturday and Sunday.

Each artist will have 1 piece of their work at the bank. Please plan to visit their studio to the wonderful array of their work.
2019 Open Door Studio Display at Evergreen National Bank
August 20, to Sept 20, 2019
28145 CO Hwy 74, Evergreen, CO
Open Door Studios Tour has a display at the bank of each artists work.
We are having a free Opening Reception with all the artists at Evergreen National Bank on Friday evening from 6pm to 8pm.
All are invited to stop in to take a look and meet the artists in person, then plan your FREE EVERGREEN ARTIST TOUR for Saturday and or Sunday. All Studios will be open both days from 10am to 5pm.
The Reception will have Hors d'oeuvres including smoked salmon ++++. Wine and beer will also be served.
Please come to both the Art Display and meet our local artist family.
Painting Classes with Barb
Groups or individual Classes Available
Evergreen, CO
Painting Classes are available for Painters or wood carvers.
Please call to for information.
Working with Individual Carvers to Enhance Their Individual Pieces with Paint: Barb
Monday, June 10, 2019
Carving In The Rockies, Maple Grange Hall, Wheatridge,CO
Barb will work individually on Monday with Carvers and the pieces they have created. After listening to each person's desired presentation, Barb will help determine the best way to paint the piece to bring out the beauty in each piece.
Carving & Painting a Miniature Ring Neck Pheasant with Tom & Barb
Monday & Tuesday, June 10 & 11, 2019
Carving In The Rockies, Maple Grange Hall, Wheatridge,CO
Tom will teach carving miniature Pheasants to his class on Monday.
Barb will teach painting of each participants Pheasant on Tuesday.
Teaching Carvers to Enhance their work with Paint: Barb 2 consecutive month lessons
March 9, & April 13, 2019
Maple Grange Hall
I will be teaching wood carvers to enhance their relief and 3 D Carvings.
Work will begin on a flat wooden basswood board to help the carvers learn about the equipment they will need and the painting techniques they will be learning.
The class will include information about preparation of the board, proper brushed, materials needed, color and contrast lessons, painting techniques, dept and dimension skills, processing and finishing and clean up materials that are best for wood and brushes.

The class information can be transferred to 3D and relief work.
2019 Foothills Member show
Jan 24 - April 21, 2019
809 15th St. Golden, CO 80401
Reception Jan 24, 2019 6pm-8pm
Tom's Anthurium Leaf with Monarch Butterfly Caterpillar has been accepted into the juried show.
Holiday Show & Sale, Center For The Arts
Nov. 15 thru Dec. 28, 2018
Evergreen, CO
The Evergreen Center For The Arts supports many arts groups in Evergreen.
Support the arts and the artists of Evergreen. The shop will be open daily during the holiday season.
Northern Colorado Wood Carver's Club Show
Nov 17 & 18, 2018
4 H Building, Exhibition Hall A, Loveland, CO
The Northern Colorado Wood Carver's Club of Loveland
26th Annual Show, Sale, & Competition.
Colorado Carvers Club Show & Sale
Oct 13 -Oct 14, 2018
Jefferson County Fair Grounds
Tom & I entered 4 pieces of our work using his Sculpters.

We won:

2 1st Places
The Calla Lilly on a Leaf
Largest Flying Pheasant

2nd Place the Love with a Heart in it
2nd Place Smallest Miniature Pheasant
Lutheran Church of the Cross, Evergreen,Co
Nov 10 & 11, 2018
28253 Meadow Dr, Evergreen, CO
Lutheran Church Charity Fund Raiser for Local Evergreen Charities.

The Evergreen Audubon Society will have a booth with purchases providing funds to help support the many local activities provided to & for the Evergreen community, such as the Audubon Nature Center at Evergreen Lake and the after school activities for kids.

Please come and support the Evergreen Audubon Center.
Evergreen Audubon Nature Center
June thru Mid Oct 2018, Fri., Sat. & Sunday
Evergreen Lake, Nature Center
The Evergreen Audubon Society Nature Center At Evergreen Lake

We are supporting the Evergreen Audubon Society with our Wild Bird Necklaces and Earrings, as well as Big Horn, & Mountain Goat art pieces that represent animals in our local watershed areas..

Come visit the Nature Center this summer. You can see life size displays of our local birds and animals in our watershed area from MT Evens down to the Bear Creek Lake area. It's a free display as you walk along the path around Evergreen Lake
I love Evergreen
Aug 26, thru November 18, 2018
Art Gallery at Cedar 65 in Evergreen
Mr. Big Eyes, Behind his Safety Spot!
A Mother's Encouraging Nuzzle!
View an Art Gallery Display while you dine.
Open Door Studios Pre Tour Show
August 30-September 14, 2018
Evergreen National Bank
The Evergreen National Bank is hosting the 2017 Annual Pre Tour Show for all Open Door Studio Tour Artists.
Each Artist will have one piece on display in the Bank for the month of Sept. before the Tour begins and During the Friday Evening Reception. We would be pleased to have to you take a look at all our works while visiting the bank. You are certainly Welcome to walk around the main floor of the bank to view the high quality of art provided by each artist. This will give you an idea of the artwork to be seen on the tour, Sept. 17th & 18th on the Free Studio Tour.
Opening Reception with the Artists
September 14, 2018
Evergreen National Bank,
Please join the Tour Artists at the Friday evening OPENING RECEPTION at Evergreen National Bank, Main Street in downtown Evergreen.
Meet the Artists and view a sample of their work before the tour on Saturday and Sunday.
Wonderful Hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer will be available
Open Door Studios, Free Self Guided Tour
September 15th & 16, 2018
Evergreen , CO
Join the Thousands who have enjoyed the
FREE Self Guided Evergreen Open Door Studios Tour over the last 15 years!

Our Studio, #36 in the Tour Book, will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm both Sat. & Sunday.
We would be pleased to have you come visit.
Tom & I will both be working on a piece, so sit and chat.
Feel free to sit down, with us as you take in our latest work. We are currently updating our studio area and hope it is all ready by the Tour dates.

Kindly remember you are also invited to the Huge Reception at Evergreen National Bank on Friday, Sept 14, from 6-8pm.
Each artist will be there to talk and display a piece. The smoked salmon, hors d'oeuvres, wine and beer will be fresh and available.

You map pick up a Tour Book at local Evergreen Merchants or you can go to to see a sample of each artist's work, the map of the Tour and even download a tourbook for your convenience.
Colorado Carvers Club Show & Sale
October 14 & 15, 2018 10am -4pm
Jefferson County Fair Grounds
Colorado Carvers Club will be holding their 44th Annual Competion, Show, & Sale for 2018
Tom & I will have a table at the Competition

Sat. 10am-5pm
Sunday 10am -4pm

Many members and Carvers from out of the area will be showing their work and entering the Competions.

Jefferson County Fair Grounds
W 6th Ave & Indiana St
Golden, CO
Emerging Artists of Evergreen,
September 2015, Serenity Magazine
Evergreen , CO
Cathy has written a wonderful article telling about Tom and I. She has also written about several other talented artists in the area. It is an honor to be chosen to be in the article. Thank You Cathy.
pg. 57
by Artist Cathy Jones
Check each month for the latest updates.
Through Our Eyes by Christina Orlikowski
July, 2012
Main Street Art Gallery, Evergreen, CO
This is Full Color Book 2012 Selected works by members of the Evergreen Artists Association
Some of our work was selected to be published in this book.
The book is a fund raiser for Evergreen Artist Association, a non profit organization that provides Scholarships and Grants to schools.
Wood Carving Classes with Tom
Evergreen, CO
Tom teaches classes for woodcarvers.
He can do small or large pieces with you.
Individual classes or group classes may be scheduled.
He will use varying kinds of wood based on the project he is presenting.


Cedar 65 Art Gallery
Open all year
1338 County Road 65, Evergreen CO.
Animal Antics
by appointment only
Pine Needles Gallery, Evergreen, CO
Please call for an appointment. 303-880-0461
Evergreen National Bank Quarterly Art Display
Year Round
Evergreen, CO


Center For the Arts Evergreen
Evergreen, Colorado
Evergreen Artists Association
Evergreen, CO
Colorado Carvers Club
Wheat Ridge, CO
Colorado Watercolor Society
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