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Jim McVicker

Red Rhododendron

Lot Closed

July 26, 06:09 PM GMT


18,000 - 28,000 USD

Lot Details


Jim McVicker

Red Rhododendron

signed; McVicker, lower right


Oil on linen

Canvas: 60 by 54 in. (152.4 by 137.1 cm.)

Framed: 61 by 55 in. (154.9 by 139.7 cm.)

From the artist, with Art Renewal Center 2021

Special Section, “15th International ARC Salon Competition Finalists and Semi-Finalists”, Fine Art Connoisseur, Boca Raton, June 2021, illustrated page 55.

Various authors, “International Realism: 15th International ARC Salon”, ACC Art Books, Woodbridge, Suffolk 2021 (FWSD Award and Third Place Still Life), Illustrated p. 32, 343

Born 1951 in Fontana, California, Jim McVicker has been a full-time artist since 1975. He has had more than 40 one person and group shows over the past 45 years including shows at the Irvine Museum of Art, Morris Graves Museum of Art Eureka, Shasta College Art Gallery, Spanierman Gallery, New York City, Humboldt State University, George Stern Gallery, West Hollywood, California, Gumps Gallery San Francisco, CA, Hackett Freedman Gallery San Francisco, CA and John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA. He works with a number of galleries in California, Oregon, Utah, Florida and Connecticut, a few of which include: Huse Skelly Gallery, Balboa, Fairmont Gallery, Sonoma, Mission Gallery, St George, Utah, and J.M. Stringer Gallery, Vero Beach, Florida. He has numerous works in public collections and on public view in venues such as: the Irvine Museum of Art, Morris Graves Museum of Art, Hiram Johnson State Office Building, San Francisco, CA, the Beverly Hills Hotel, Ritz Carlton, Pasadena, CA., Exxon Corporation, Irving TX, Nagaragawa, Ramada Hotel, Gifu Japan, State of Wyoming, Douglas, WY, The Sutter Club, Sacramento, CA, and the Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco. His works have been published in numerous media outlets and books including: “Painting California Seascape and Beach Towns” by Jean Stern and Molly Siple, “Plein Air Magazine,” 'Catching the Light' “North Coast Journal,” Cover Story, by George Ringwald, “Art From the Parks,” by Rachel Rugin Wolfe, “North Light Books,” “The Artist and The American Landscape,” by John Driscoll and Arnold Skolnick, “First Glance Books,” “Landscapes of the West,” Phippen Museum of Western Art, Prescott, AZ., “The Artists Magazine” and “American Artist Magazine.” 

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