Tuesday
Jun302015

Fireworks Stand for Sale!

Happy Fourth of July! - Here's a recently completed painting of a fireworks stand near Van Alstyne, Texas. - I'm offering this painting at 40% off for the Fourth Holiday. - Retail is 3,750.00. Sale price - 2,250.00.

Also, take a look at my recently posted images of the McKinney Series and the Oil on Canvas Series under the "For Sale" tab. - 

Fireworks Stand, Van Alstyne, Texas 2015
Oil on canvas
22 x 28 inches
2,250.00 (+ sales tax)

 

Monday
Jun222015

McKinney Show this Thursday, Friday, Saturday!

Join celebrated chef Aaron Gros and me this Thursday evening from 5:30 - 9:00 for the opening of my latest show - "McKinney". I've painted 20 canvases of this historic town and will be showing them in the upstairs lounge of Aaron's new restaurant - Eclair Bistro - at 216 E. Virginia Street, McKinney, Texas. - Come enjoy art and wine & hors d'oeuvres in a beautiful 100 year old building located just off the square. The paintings are for sale and part of the proceeds will benefit SMILES, a local charity that builds homes for disabled vets. - Thank you Michael Granberry of the Dallas Morning News for covering the story! - Hope to see you there! - Jon

Steffey's Drive-In, 40 x 30 inches, oil on canvas, 2015

GC Furr Motor Company, 24 x 30 inches, oil on canvas, 2015

Old Collin McKinney Home, 22 x 28, oil on canvas, 2015

E.W. Kirkpatrick Barn, 28 x 22 inches, oil on canvas, 2015

North Side of Square, 24 x 48 inches, oil on canvas, 2015

 

 

Monday
Jun012015

2 New Paintings for McKinney Show, Opening Thursday, June 25

I am continuing to prepare for my show in McKinney this month. Here are 2 new images just completed. The show will be up for 3 days. The opening is on Thursday, June 25 from 5:30 - 9:00 at Eclair Bistro in McKinney - 216 E Virginia St, McKinney, Texas. - You are invited!

 Aftermath, McKinney Tornado, 1948, McKinney, Texas, 36 x 48 inches, oil on canvas


Flour Mill, McKinney, Texas, 48 x 36 inches, oil on canvas. 

Tuesday
May122015

Paintings of McKinney, Texas. Show in McKinney on June 25, 26, 27. 

A friend who just opened a cool restaurant off the square in McKinney asked if I would show some work at his new french bistro called Eclair. - I said yes and shared with him that I wanted to have a theme of some kind - the most obvious theme to me is McKinney itself. So after much research, I've started to paint. - Here are 5 more paintings in the series. I'm hoping to complete 15 paintings. The show will be for 3 days - June 25, 26 and 27. - You are all invited! - More info. to come. - Thanks for taking a look :)

Taylor House, built 1863, McKinney, Texas. 48 x 60 inches, oil on canvas.


Victorian House on west Louisiana Street, McKinney, Texas. 30 x 24 inches, oil on canvas.


Bill Smith Cafe, McKinney, Texas. 20 x 24 inches, oil on canvas.


West Side of the Square 1920's, McKinney, Texas. 28 x 22 inches, oil on canvas.


Old Baptist Church at Historic Village, McKinney, Texas. 30 x 24 inches, oil on canvas.

 

Monday
Apr202015

Starting New Series of Paintings on McKinney, Texas

A friend who just opened a cool restaurant off the square in McKinney asked if I would show some work at his new french bistro called Eclair. - I said yes and shared with him that I wanted to have a theme of some kind - the most obvious theme to me is McKinney itself. So after much research, I've started to paint. - Here are the first 5 paintings in the series. I'm hoping to complete 15 paintings. The show will be for 3 days - June 25, 26 and 27. - You are all invited! - More info. to come. - Thanks for taking a look :)

Woods Motel & Courts from the 1950's. It is now the McKinney Inn Motel on old highway 5 east of the square. 36 x 48 inches, oil on canvas.


Collin County Jail, McKinney, Texas - built 1880. - 40 x 30 inches, oil on canvas.


The Collin County Feed & Seed building on Chestnut Street. - 36 x 48 inches, oil on canvas.


1874 courthouse, 60 x 48 inches, oil on canvas.

 

Taking cotton to the gin, McKinney, Texas, 36 x 48 inches, oil on canvas.