52nd National Catalog


Dramatic, colorful monsoonal clouds were my inspiration for my painting In The Clouds . An artist residency at the renowned Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico in August 2021 offered me the opportunity to plein air formations morning, noon and evening. In The Clouds is a result of daily viewing this phenomenon. I noticed during this time that the clouds were drawn to the mountainous formations. This offered me the opportunity to paint the landscape and clouds as I observed them. The Northern New Mexico landscape is famous for the saturated color and the artists that have depicted it throughout history. I find it unique, beautiful, and endlessly fascinating. paint daily and photograph the spectacular cloud

14” x 11” — Oil $1,500

CHERYL KOEN • WAOW Signature • TX • www.cherylkoenfineart.com Cheryl, a national award-winning oil painter, is a signature member of WAOW. In addition, she is a member of the American Impressionist Society, Oil Painters of America, and Plein Air Painters New Mexico. Cheryl was born and raised in West Texas. She lived in New Mexico for 16 years before moving back to the Texas Hill Country six years ago.


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