Rogoway Turquoise Tortoise Gallery | Tubac AZ

January 2016 featured artist: Albert Dreher

Come see Albert Dreher’s “New Life Art”

Midheaven Lure by Albert Dreher available at Rogoway Gallery in Tubac Arizona

“Midheaven Lure” by Albert Dreher – oil wash – 24″ x 38″

We are pleased to present our January 2016 featured artist: Albert Dreher.

al-dreherThe last time we checked in with Albert Dreher he was post-op from a heart transplant. Now, one year later Albert is doing well and loving life. And his art? Never better.

“I was back to the easel as soon as I could get there – I live for my art and work,” says Albert. “I’m determined to live the best life I can in honor of my donor – and that means continuing to paint.”

As homage to the donor of his life-saving gift, Albert puts “a moon event” in each painting. This gesture is his way of putting a thank you in every image.

We are pleased to have Albert as our Featured Artist for January, 2016. We invite you to come see Albert’s latest creations.

You can also see Albert paint, in person, in our live artist demo event on January 16, 2015.

Mountain Shadows 35x30 $2600

“Mountain Shadows” – oil wash – 35″ x 30″

Are you ready to add an Albert Dreher original oil to your collection? Please contact the gallery with any questions you may have.

December 2015 featured artist: Lil Leclerc

Through 12/31/2015 – All Lil Leclerc art is 15% off

Young Love by Lil Leclerc - 12x24 - oil - $925

Young Love by Lil Leclerc – 12″ x 24″ – oil – $925

We are pleased to present our December 2015 featured artist: Lil Leclerc.

Lil Leclerc had always been interested in painting, but this self-taught artist didn’t fully come into her own until she moved from Canada to Chochise County 35 years ago.

“A friend of mine kept asking me to come outside and paint with her,” says Lil. “Little by little, our group increased to over 10 painters and our group, The Cochise Outdoors Painters, began having annual exhibits in Douglas, Arizona of our plein air work.”

In addition to her work en plein air, Lil also works extensively in the studio, with her outside endeavors informing the larger works she does inside. “The saguaros, ocotillo, and especially the beautiful Arizona sunshine inspires me when I’m in the studio,” Lil says.

High Lonesome View by Lil Leclerc; plein air - 6x8 - oil 350

High Lonesome View by Lil Leclerc; plein air – 6″ x 8″ – oil $350

Lil works almost exclusively in oils, but purposely keeps her prices in a range affordable for most families ($350 to $1,500). She also only produces “happy” images and destroys any painting with a more somber tone. “People tell me that when they look at my work, they feel peace and contentment,” Lil says. “That’s how I know I have a success – when I inspire people to be happy.”

Tumacacori Mission by Lil Leclerc - 12 x 24 - oil 925

Tumacacori Mission by Lil Leclerc – 12″ x 24″ – oil – $925

 

Are you ready to add a Lil Leclerc original oil to your collection? All purchases of Lil’s work from December 1 through 31, 2015 will receive a 15% discount.

Please contact the gallery with any questions you may have. You can see more of Lil’s work on our artist page: Lil Leclerc artist page.