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Stephen Gjertson Paints New Portrait

TRIAD artist Steve Armes examines Gjertson's recent portrait before it is framed by R. Kim Poarch of Canyon, Texas.

Second Minneapolis Club Exhibition

Stephen Gjertson was among eighteen artists selected to participate in the second Minneapolis Club Artist Night exhibition on October 25th, 2011. The exhibition was well-attended by members and guests of the club.

Gjertson with Asleep at Last, (left) a study for Helen of Troy (left center) and Drying Off (right).


The artist with April Bouquets (left).


The artist's wife, Patricia (right), and daughter, Elizabeth (left), at the Minneapolis Club.

National Juried Biennial: Figurative Painting Exhibition

Stephen Gjertson, Rachel Weeping For Her Children, color study, 1988, oil on canvas, 28 x 16, collection of Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Kirk Richards.

The figure study of Rachel Weeping for Her Children was on view in the National Juried Biennial: Figurative Painting exhibition at the Amarillo Art Museum.
August 26 – October 23, 2011
Opening, August 26, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Gallery Talk, 6:30 p.m.

TRIAD: Three American Painters member Kirk Richards, award winner, Best of Show: Twilight, 2010, oil on canvas, 48 x 60.

Gjertson Completes Portrait
Stephen Gjertson recently completed A Passion for Books, the portrait of a Dallas businessman’s three children.

A Passion for Books, 2010, oil on canvas, 36 x 54. Private collection.

The Grand Central Academy of Art hosts TRIAD: Three American Painters

Stephen Gjertson, Kirk Richards and Steve Armes gave Power-Point presentations about their artistic traditions and art at The Grand Central Academy of Art in New York at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 2010.

TRIAD, L-R: Kirk Richards, Steve Armes, Stephen Gjertson.

The Grand Central Academy of Art
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These presentations coincided with the exhibition
TRIAD: Three American Painters II
The Newington-Cropsey Foundation Gallery of Art
25 Cropsey Lane
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706
Opened on Sunday, September 12, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Exhibition runs from September 13 through November 5, 2010
M – F: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The TRIAD artists hold a panel discussion for students after their presentations at the Grand Central Academy of Art. L-R: Kirk Richards, Stephen Gjertson, Steve Armes.

TRIAD: Three American Painters II

TRIAD: Three American Painters, L - R: Stephen Gjertson, Kirk Richards and Steve Armes.

Triad: Three American Painters II opened at the Newington-Cropsey Foundation Gallery of Art on Sunday, September 12th, 2010. The exhibition ran from September 13 through November 5, M – F, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m., 25 Cropsey Lane, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.

Gjertson paintings: Time Out, So He Drove the Man Out, The Folly of Samson, Helen of Troy, Grace.

Gjertson: The Prayer of Daniel the Prophet.

Gjertson paintings: The Late Show, Favorite Toys.

Gjertson paintings: Reflections, Rachel Weeping for Her Children, Rachel Weeping for Her Children, study, Metanoia, November Table, Behold the Lamb.

Richards paintings: Once Noble, Autumn Leaves.

Richards: The Balladeer.

Richards paintings: The Sculptor, Portrait of Malcom Hughes, The Painter.

Armes paintings: above, The Amalfi Coast, study, below, Hill Country Bluebonnets, The Amalfi Coast, Positano.

Armes: Paradise Valley, British Columbia.

Armes paintings: Toscana, above, Toscana, study, below, Toscana, study.

Opening.

Opening.

Opening.

Gjertson paintings: Gone With the Wind, The Aerie.

Stephen Gjertson at Triad: Three American Painters II opening.

Gjertson paintings.

Gjertson family and friends. L - R: Lauryn Davin, Philip Gjertson, Stephanie Gjertson, Patricia Gjertson, Elizabeth Gjertson, Christina Moerke, Andrew Gjertson, Stephen Gjertson.

TRIAD, L - R: Steve Armes, Stephen Gjertson, Kirk Richards.

Opening.


The artists and their families. L - R: Stephen Gjertson, Patricia Gjertson, Philip Gjertson, Christina Moerke, Andrew Gjertson, Stephanie Gjertson, Elizabeth Gjertson, Lauryn Davin, Gail Armes, Emily Armes, Steve Armes, Joel Richards, Linda Richards, Kirk Richards.

Minneapolis Club Exhibition

Gjertson with Reading (left) and a study for Helen of Troy (right).

Stephen Gjertson was among fourteen artists selected to participate in the first Minneapolis Club Artist Night exhibition on September 14th, 2010. The exhibition was well-attended by members and guests of the club.