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Spending time with Artist Jim Wodark


When many think of artists, a certain stereotype comes to mind of a brooding, flaky, aloof type who is often thought of being “out there”. This couldn’t be further from the truth when speaking of Jim Wodark. Watching him get Read More

Crested Butte Plein Air Open – Summer 2015

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Oh-Be-Joyful is excited to announce that it will host its first ever Crested Butte Plein Air Open in the summer of 2015! Artists of all experience and skill levels are invited and encouraged to participate. The event will boast many Read More

Shelby Keefe – Southwest Art Cover, March 2015

Shelby Keefe Hanging Out at the Old Hotel, 18x14" oil SOLD

Greetings Patrons, Artists, and Art-lovers! Oh-Be-Joyful is proud to announce that one of Shelby Keefe’s paintings from the 2014 Crested Butte Plein Air Invitational has been chosen to grace the cover of Southwest Art in March 0f 2015! Here’s what OBJ Read More

Plein Air Painting at 20 Degrees


Contrary to expectation, the challenge of painting in the very cold has little to do with freezing paint, and lots to do with keeping water-based you unfrozen. I paint with traditional oil paint, which doesn’t freeze at any temperature that Read More

Invited and Jury Artists Announced

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Invited Class Ray Roberts |  Walt Gonske | Kathryn Stats | Ralph Oberg | Jill Carver | Don Sahli | Bryan Mark Taylor | Gay Faulkenberry | Peggi Kroll Roberts | Jim Wodark | Bill Gallen | Dave Santillanes | Stacey Read More

Ralph Oberg Wins Gold Medal Award

Ice Fall, 42" x 42" oil on linen panel

We would like to offer our Congratulations to Ralph Oberg, winner of the Gold Medal Award for best painting in California Art Club’s 103rd Gold Medal Member’s Exhibition!  The exhibition was held at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles, Read More

Well Received in Telluride

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Our gallery’s new location in Telluride is building a presence and receiving many praises. The majority of visitors comment on the impressive quality of the artists’ work and beauty of the gallery space. The new gallery is has also enjoyed Read More

High Country Impressions: Jim Wodark’s Solo Show

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Join us to celebrate the rustic romance of the Crested Butte landscape in Jim Wodark’s solo exhibition, High Country Impressions.  The exhibit runs from July 25th through August 28th, 2013. Wodark created these new paintings en plein air during his Read More

Don Sahli- Plein Air Painting Workshop

Join Don Sahli July 5-7 in Crested Butte for an exhilarating 3-day plein air painting workshop! Don Sahli is an American painter and teacher, and the last apprentice of the famous Russian colorist, Sergei Bongart. Sahli, whose instruction is based Read More

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