fine and functional art
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                                                    Randy Willis
I am inspired by the various landscapes that I find while traveling throughout
America. My main concern is how light and atmosphere transcend the ordinary
into something extraordinary. By utilizing the elements of design and through
experimentation of color and value, I believe that my paintings will communicate
on various levels. My ultimate goal is to uplift and make an emotional
connection with the viewer of my work.

Exhibitions:
Group Exhibition, May 2006, B.D. Mallon Gallery
Group Exhibition, December 2005, B.D. Mallon Gallery
"The Sky is the Limit", 2005, G.C. Lucas Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
"Showstoppers", 2004, G.C. Lucas Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
"Garden Party", 2003, G.C. Lucas Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
"All in a Day's Work", 2003, G.C. Lucas Gallery, Indianapolis, IN
"Lay of the Land", 2002, G.C. Lucas Gallery, Indianapolis,IN
Solo Exhibition, 2001, Dunton Gallery, Arlington Heights, IL
Solo Exhibition, 2000, Dunton Gallery, Arlington Heights, IL
"The Great American Landscape", 2000, Michael FitzSimmons Gallery,
Chicago, IL
Solo Exhibition, October 1999, Linnemann Gallery, Barrington, IL
Solo Exhibition, October 1998, Linnemann Gallery, Barrington, IL

Education:
Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 1997, Bachelor Fine Arts
Private Study with James Winn 1997-1998

Magazines:
Traditional Home, October 2002
Barrington Monthly, August 2000

Workshops/Teaching:
Elgin Community College, 1998 and 1999

"Fencelines #2" oil on canvas, 8" x 16"
"Black Cows Near Westfield"
oil on canvas
24" x 48"
"After the Rain" oil on canvas, 16" x 30"


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