TWO NEW DESOBEAU ORIGINALS March 7, 2013: The Gallery
has just added two new originals from Marc Desobeau. His new works feature SP 4449 leading the San Francisco Overland out of the "Mole"
in Oakland and a French steam engine in a wintry scene.
THREE NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS February 25, 2013: The Gallery
has just added three new originals from Andrew Harmantas. His new works feature a Frisco passenger train at Fort Sill, a Santa Fe 2-10-4 in New Mexico and
Southern Pacific SD9s in Carrolton, TX.
NEW ARTIST January 3, 2013: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome John J. Nauer as its newest featured artist. A native of Texas, John's first family train trip was on the Texas & New Orleans (a
part of the SP) in the 1940s. This was the start of his love affair with trains. His art adventure started when he attended the University of Texas, which led to a BFA
degree. Uncle Sam then took him under his wing, and he became a photo lab tech; first in Paris and then in Germany. When released, he headed for California and attended
the Art Center College of Design for 2½ years. With this experience under his belt, he spent the next 40 years as a graphic designer and illustrator in Houston
and New York City. After retirement, combining trains and art was a natural for him. He was inspired by artists such as Ted Rose and Bernie Fuchs (the top illustrator
in the 60s-90s) and decided to make his own mark in the art of railroading. Each of his original watercolor train paintings has a title which describes a
particular moment in time. It is his desire that each scene will draw the observer into the painting and that they both become part of the picture.
TWO NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS November 12, 2012: The Gallery
has just added two new originals from Andrew Harmantas. His new works feature a Southern Railway passenger train in a wintry scene in Virginia and
Southern Pacific U50s in San Antonio, TX.
NEW NELSON GICLÉE August 13, 2012: The Gallery has just
added another limited-edition giclée print by Chris Nelson titled Wabash Meet at Wakarusa. It is available in two sizes.
17 NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS August 8, 2012: The Gallery
has just added 17 new originals from Andrew Harmantas. His new works feature Atlantic Coast Line, C&O, Southern Pacific, Santa Fe, Union Pacific,
Western Maryland, Frisco and Pennsy subjects.
NEW DESOBEAU ORIGINAL November 9, 2011: The Gallery has just added
a new original from talented railroad artist Marc Desobeau, the Artist of the Rails®. His latest
work, Comstock Christmas, depicts a winter scene on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. This delightful work is an exciting new
addition to The Gallery.
18 NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS September 22, 2011: The Gallery
has just added 18 new originals from Andrew Harmantas. His new works feature Southern Pacific, Santa Fe,
D&RGW, Western Maryland, Northern Pacific, Frisco and Pennsy subjects.
THREE NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS March 14, 2011: The Gallery
has just added three more new originals from Andrew Harmantas. His new works feature Frisco and Pennsy subjects.
NEW ARTIST March 1, 2011: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome Chris Nelson as its newest featured artist. Chriss passion for trains began at a young age while taking train trips on the B&O
with his parents. He began drawing both trains and airplanes at an early age and started painting around age 12. He painted throughout his educational years, selling
most of his work through local frame shops and art shows. His artwork continued to develop while he utilized his degree and pursued a successful sales/management
career for 20+ years. In 2006, he decided to pursue his true calling and began painting full time. Chris has mentored under some very well-established artists in
addition to studying at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His artwork has earned numerous awards. He currently resides in southeastern Pennsylvania with his
wife and children. His boys share his love of trains.
NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINAL February 28, 2011: The Gallery
has just added another new original from Andrew Harmantas. His new work features a westbound Burlington-powered North Coast Limited on
the CB&Q's racetrack west of Chicago.
NEW GARDOSKI PRINT December 22, 2010: The Gallery has
just added a new print from Bill Gardoski. His new work depicts UP's City of Portland heading down the Columbia River Gorge.
NEW BENNETT ORIGINAL September 30, 2010: The Gallery has
just added a new original from Gil Bennett. His New work depicts an SP AC-9 cab forward on the Modoc.
FOUR NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS June 3, 2010: The Gallery
has just added another four new originals from Andrew Harmantas. His new works feature the Santa Fe, Pennsylvania and Western Maryland.
NEW DESOBEAU ORIGINAL March 16, 2010: The Gallery has just added
a new original from talented railroad artist Marc Desobeau, the Artist of the Rails®. His latest
work, Crossing Legends, depicts a spectacular crossing at Curvo Crossing in the upper portion of Echo Canyon about 1950. This exquisite work is an exciting new
addition to The Gallery.
NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINAL September 10, 2009: The Gallery
has just added another original from Andrew Harmantas. His new work, The George in Williamsburg,
features the C&O's premier passenger train in historic Williamsburg.
NEW ARTIST April 23, 2009: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome Jim Kuttner as its newest featured artist. Unlike the other artists featured in The Gallery,
Jim works with metal, creating metal silhouette art with a CNC plasma torch. Jim does all of the work on these pieces, from design
to finished work of art.
NEW ARTIST April 16, 2009: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome Shayne Stoakes as its newest featured artist. Shayne is a railroader at heart. He was
born and raised in Pocatello, Idaho, where his love for trains and nature began. He has worked for Union Pacific as a
fireman/oiler since 1991. He enjoys model railroading as well as a variety of outdoor activities. Although he has had no
formal education in the field of art, his many interests, family, occupation and scenic location provide wonderful
inspiration and resources for his art.
NEW ARTIST March 30, 2009: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome Tom Rock as its newest featured artist. Tom is a native of Detroit, MI, and
has lived in Cleveland, TN, with his family since 1978. In 1972, he produced his first painting under the guidance
of NASA Technical Illustrators. He was taught realism in acrylics, a style he has mastered. He is a self-taught artist who
devotes all his painting themes to railroad depots and railroad still life. Prints of seven of his paintings are
currently available through The Gallery.
TWO NEW BENNETT ORIGINALS March 12, 2009: The Gallery has
just added two more originals from Gil Bennett. New works include Lackawanna and Nickel Plate
NEW BOSS GICLÉE February 23, 2009: The Gallery has just
added another limited-edition giclée print by Michael Boss. Limited to an edition of 25, it
features a small steam train at Ruine Campi, Switzerland.
NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINAL February 17, 2009: The Gallery
has just added another original from Andrew Harmantas. His new work,
in Oklahoma SOLD,
features a Frisco freight headed up by a string of F units.
NEW ARTIST January 13, 2009: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome Michael Boss as its newest featured artist. Michael is a native of Kansas, and most
probably was born with a paintbrush in his right hand. His formative years were filled with highly unimaginative grade
school, highly imaginative writings, plastic model kits, some television and movies, but most of all, many of the
illustrators of the '50s and '60s. After graduating from high school, Boss majored in music, his other passion, at Southern
Illinois University. While there, he contacted his childhood hero, Jack Leynnwood, who would became his mentor. Following
Leynnwood's practice, Mike continues to paint a full spectrum of aviation, space, rail, marine, landscapes, etc., never to
be trenched into just one or two genres. The only thing fonder to his heart than the canvas and his music is Buckwheat, his
beloved toy poodle, who can be found, if you look very carefully, hanging out somewhere in all of his paintings. Currently
one original and three giclée prints are available.
TWO NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS October 26, 2008: The Gallery has just added
two more originals from Andrew Harmantas. New works include Pennsy and C&O paintings.
THREE NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS October 16, 2008: The Gallery has just added
three more originals from Andrew Harmantas. New works include ACL, CSX and Santa Fe paintings.
THREE NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS September 29, 2008: The Gallery has just added
three more originals from Andrew Harmantas. New works include Norfolk Southern, Northern Pacific
and Santa Fe paintings.
THREE NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS September 19, 2008: The Gallery has just added
three more originals from Andrew Harmantas. New works include B&O, Rock Island and Western
TWO NEW CARLSON GICLÉES September 16, 2008: The Gallery has just added
two more limited-edition giclée prints by Fred Carlson. The first is a N&W J, while the second is of an
early Pennsy American.
THREE NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS September 12, 2008: The Gallery has just added
three more Pennsylvania RR originals from noted railroad artist Andrew Harmantas.
SIX NEW HARMANTAS ORIGINALS August 27, 2008: The Gallery has just added
six more originals from noted railroad artist Andrew Harmantas. Paintings include three of the
Pennsylvania Railroad, two of the Frisco and one of the Baltimore & Ohio. Andrew's works are extremely popular and are welcomed
additions to The Gallery.
NEW BENNETT PRINTS June 9, 2008: The Gallery has added
several signed and numbered limited edition giclée prints by Gil Bennett as well as one open edition print.
NEW ARTIST May 22, 2008: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome Fred Carlson as its newest featured artist. Fred is a mechanical engineer working in the
railroad industry and has been painting all of his adult life. He attended the School of the Art Institute of
Chicago for three years, majoring in illustration, industrial design, commercial art and architecture. After switching
majors two times, he had doubts about what course he wanted to take, so he decided to enlist in the service. After serving
in the Air Force for four years during Vietnam, he decided to become a mechanical engineer, but he kept painting
transportation subjects, concentrating on railroads. Fred's work has been published on magazine covers, and hangs in
railroad and railroad supplier corporate offices. An active model railroader, he regularly holds operating sessions on his
layout and presently serves as president of the NMRA's Rocky Mountain Region. Giclée prints of 30 of his paintings are
currently available through The Gallery, and original works will be added as he completes them.
EIGHT NEW HOWE ORIGINALS Apr. 24, 2008: The Gallery has just added
eight more originals from noted railroad artist Tony Howe. Six works depict railroading in the South,
while the other two depict logging railroads. These are truly wonderful works and are welcomed additions to The Gallery.
THREE NEW DESOBEAU ORIGINALS Apr. 22, 2008: The Gallery has just added
three more originals from talented railroad artist Marc Desobeau, the Artist of the Rails®. These three works
depict scenes between Ogden, Utah, and Green River, Wyoming. As a UP engineer who worked this district for many years, Marc is
quite familiar with the locales depicted in Mixed Freight, Green River Soda and An Apple
in Echo. These are absolutely exquisite works and are exciting new additions to The Gallery.
NEW ARTIST Mar. 25, 2008: The Gallery is honored to
welcome Andrew Harmantas as its newest featured artist. Andrew's paintings have been published
extensively in the railfan press, with over fifty being used as book and magazine covers, frontispieces and featured
spreads. Readers of Mainline Modeler have seen many of his paintings featured on covers over the years. While
attending Western Maryland College in Westminster, MD, he came to know the Western Maryland Railroad, a fortuitous event
that shaped the direction of his painting, as scenes along the Western Maryland became a recurring theme and continue to be
subjects in many of his paintings today. His works are included in hundreds of corporate and private collections, museums, as
well as the Pentagon's Army Art Collection. Except for the time he spent in combat in Vietnam, he has painted all of his
NEW ARTIST Mar. 14, 2008: The Gallery is pleased to
welcome Gil Bennett as its newest featured artist. Gil, a life long artist and railfan, has been a professional illustrator
since 1984. He graduated from the University of Utah's Art Department, and has continued to study and develop his style.
Noted railroad artists like Howard Fogg and Ted Rose took an interest in Gil's artwork and let him know how he could improve
both his watercolors and oils. In 1995, Howard called Gil the "heir apparent" and encouraged him to paint as much as
possible...he has been doing his best to follow that advice ever since. Gil calls himself an "artistrator," a term he coined
to describe his style, which blends the expression of an artist with the technical detail of an illustrator. As you look at
his work, you will be able to see what he means. I am pleased to be able to offer his work through The Gallery. His
book, Railway Reflections is also now available on the Books page. (Giclée prints will
be available soon.)
NEW MURPHY ORIGINAL Jan. 23, 2008: The Gallery has just added
another original from noted railroad artist John Murphy. His work, simply entitled 5499, is a truly exciting new
addition to The Gallery.
NEW ARTIST Dec. 5, 2007: The Gallery is pleased to welcome John R. Murphy
as its newest featured artist. John's exquisite Susquehanna Afternoon is an
important work of rail art, and I am pleased to be able to offer it through The Gallery. We have also added two new
limited edition Giclée prints from John.
NEW DESOBEAU ORIGINALS
Nov. 30, 2007: The Gallery has added ten new original paintings by Marc Desobeau. Click here
to view these new original works of rail art from the Artist of the Rails®.
LIMITED EDITION GICLÉE PRINTS The Gallery is now offering
limited edition giclée prints by John R. Murphy that are truly exquisite. Click
Giclées to view these incredible works of rail art that feature American and Canadian rail subjects. Prints
from William Gardoski and Nancy Tritt Bruns are also now available in The Gallery; click
Prints to view these affordable high quality prints.
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