"Light as a Cloud" by Denise LaRue Mahlke
Selected Exhibitions:

2017 “Painters of the Red Rock, Past & Present” Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA
2017 “Stormy Weather; Western Atmospheres” Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ 2016 Cowgirl Up! ~ Desert Caballeros Western Museum - Wickenburg, AZ
2016 105
th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition ~ California Art Club, Autry Museum, Los Angeles, CA 2016 Maxwell Alexander Gallery Small Works Exhibition, Culver City, CA
2016-2017 Grapevine Gallery February Women Artists Show, Oklahoma City, OK
2015-2017
Maynard Dixon Camp Out” Fine Art Invitational, Mt. Carmel, UT
2015 Grapevine Gallery ~ Winter Show and Sale, Oklahoma City, OK
2015 Grapevine Gallery ~ 40
th Annual Drunch Week Exhibition, Oklahoma City, OK
2015 Grapevine Gallery ~ March Guest Artist Show, Oklahoma City, OK
2014-2016
“Panhandle Plains Invitational” Art Show and Sale, Panhandle Plains Historical Museum, TX 2014-2016 Buffalo Bill Art Show and SaleBuffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY
2013-2014
“The West Select” Western Art Invitational Sale and Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum, AZ 2012-2015 “Artistic Horizons” Invitational Fine Art Show, Bozeman, MT
2003-2015
“Maynard Dixon Country” Invitational Fine Art Show and Sale, Mt. Carmel, UT
2012-2014, 2016
“Small Works, Great Wonders” National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, OK 2014 American Women Artists “Prevailing Winds” Master Signature and Signature Members Exhibit, Booth Western Art Museum, GA
2014-2016 American Women Artists Annual Exhibitions, Master Signature member

2014 “Movement & Stillness” Three Woman Show, InSight Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX
2014 29
th Annual Bosque Art Classic, Clifton, TX
2014 “Vermilion Cliffs & The Four Corners” Exhibit, Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Culver City, CA 2012 Coors National Western Art Exhibit and Sale ~ Silent Auction, Denver, CO
2012 D. LaRue Mahlke ~ Petit Salon Show, M Gallery of Fine Art, Charleston, SC
2011 Pastel Society of America Annual Show, NY
2010-2011
The RussellC.M. Russell Museum Fine Art Show, Great Falls, MT
2010
Masters in Miniature” C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT
2010 American Plains Artists 26
th Annual Art of the Plains Exhibit, Great Plains Art Museum, NE
2010
Night of ArtistsInvitational, Briscoe Western Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
2009-2016 InSight Gallery Group Shows ~
Texas Masters, Fall Show, “Small Works Show, TX 2009-2010 Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the WestInvitational Fine Art Show, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, AZ
2008 Phippen Museum 34th Annual Western Art Show, Prescott, AZ
2007-2009 Gilcrease Museum's American Art in Miniature, Tulsa, OK

Selected Awards and Honors:

Gold Medal - Works on Paper ~ The West Select, Phoenix Art Museum 2013
Best of Show - Kieckhefer Award ~ The West Select, Phoenix Art Museum 2013
First Place, Landscape Category ~ Art
Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon 2011/2012
Finalist ~ Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon 2011/2012
and 2012/2013
Third Place, Landscape Category ~ Pastel Journal 14
th Annual Pastel 100 Competition 2012
Finalist ~ Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon 2010/2011
First Place ~ 6” Squared Fine Art Exhibit, Randy Higbee Gallery 2010
First Place, Honorable Mention, and Top 100 Finalist in Landscape ~ Art Renewal Center’s International ARC Salon 2009/2010
First in Pastels ~ Phippen Museum 34
th Annual Western Art Show 2008

Milford Zornes Best Work on Paper Award ~ Maynard Dixon Country Invitational 2004 Best Small Pastel Award ~ Maynard Dixon Country Invitational 2003

Memberships:

Signature Membership ~ Pastel Society of America Master Signature Membership ~ American Women Artists Out-of-State Artist ~ California Art Club

Selected Publications:

Muente, Tamera Lenz. “Drawn to the West”. Pastel Journal. pp 47 - 53. October 2014.
Kolpas, Norman. “Deep Connections”. Southwest Art. pp 68 -73. March 2013
Doherty, M. Stephen. "Denise LaRue Mahlke: Techniques in Response to Landscape".
Plein Air Magazine. pp 69-73. Winter 2011

Doherty, M. Stephen. "Denise LaRue Mahlke: Art as a Calling". American Artist. pp 60-67. June 2008

Representation:

Chamberlain Fine Art, Barrington, RI Grapevine Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK R S Hanna Gallery, Fredericksburg, TX Studio Gallery, Waco, TX

Summit Fine Art, Billings, MT Thunderbird Foundation, Mt. Carmel, UT

"Light as a Cloud"
Denise LaRue Mahlke
Pastel
6" x 12"
$1,600
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