Sunday, April 5, 2015

Writer and Author Rae Turnbull discusses the recent opening for Keith Christie at The Orland Art Gallery

Rae Turnbull noted artist and author, discusses her visit to .and involvement with, the recent opening for artist Keith Christie at The Orland Art Gallery on April 3rd 2015:

      "The reception for Keith Christie's exhibit was a great success! The Gallery was filled with people from the time the Gallery opened at three until the doors closed at 7. The West did indeed come alive in the brilliant paintings on the walls and 13 pedestals perfectly showcased the finely detailed bronzes.

Enjoying it all was the artist Christie himself, now in his eightieth year, wearing his signature western hat, and visiting with admirers.His recent stroke made the evening tiring for him, but as he left, he thanked the Gallery Director for doing such splendid justice to his work. Her reply: It was an honor!


The West: a Way of Life-Art by Keith Christie
Now through April 25, 2015
Nationally renowned Fine Art painter and sculptor Keith Christie uses
his unique artistry to capture the Western way of life.
His genuine respect for the ranchers and their lifestyle authentically
chronicles the real west.

Orland Art Center Gallery
732 4th St.
Orland, CA 95963
1 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays

A Professional Artist since 1972, Keith Christie is well known
for his Bronze Sculpture, Oil Paintings, and Limited Edition Prints.
Over the years he has had Art Shows and Exhibits in many of the
Nation's premier Fine Art Galleries including several sell-out shows
 at the exclusive Prix de West Art Show at the Cowboy Hall of Fame
in Oaklahoma.  Articles about Keith and showcased pieces of Art

Keith’s first Gold Award came at the age of fifteen in a statewide Oil
Painting competition for high school students. Since then, his Artwork
has won many Gold, Silver and People’s Choice Awards in various juried
 art shows throughout the United States.

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