2001 Ecole Albert Defois, with Ted Seth Jacobs, Argenton-Chateau, France
Study with Kevin MacPherson, Don Demers, John Cosby and Kim English
  2000 The Ryder Studio with Anthony Ryder, Santa Fe, NM
1998 Atelier of Classical Realism, Oakland, CA
1995 Honorary Degree, New England School of Photography, Boston, MA
MFA Program, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
1975 BS Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Solo Shows (Selected)
2017 Points of Departure, Portland Art Gallery - Portland, ME
2016 Through My Eyes, Gallery at the Grand - Kennebunk, ME
2013 Chabot Fine Art Gallery - Providence, RI
  2005 Beach Studies, Maui Hands, Paia, HI
2003 Visions of Grace, Volcano Art Center, Volcano, HI
1997 Island Rhythms, Hui No’eau, Maui, HI
Invitational Shows (Selected)
  2019 Maine the Painted State, Greenhut Gallery - Portland, ME
  2019 Three Artists, Maine Art Hill-Kennebunkport, ME
  2013 Far and Near Horizons, New Century Artists - New York, NY
  2011 Icons of the West, Dana Gallery, Missioula, MT
  2010 Northwest Plein Air - Columbia Gorge, OR
  2009 Transitions in Color, Chabot Gallery - Providence, RI
  2008 Link Gallery - Door County, WI
Terrace Gallery - Orlando, FL
2007 St Augustine Gallery - St. Augustine, FL
2000 Maui Artists, Honolulu Advertiser Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1999 Bridging Expressions, Schaeffer Gallery, Maui, HI
Juried Shows (Selected)


The Color of Light, Edgewater Gallery, Middlebury, VT


Nature as Muse, encaustic exhibition, Steamboat Springs Art Center - Steamboat Springs, CO


American Impressionist Society 15th Annual Exhibit, Abend Gallery - Denver, CO


ArtMaui, Schaeffer Gallery - Maui, HI


Pastel Society of the Southwest Annual Exhibit, Schaeffer Center - Richardson, TX
ArtMaui, Schaeffer Gallery - Maui, HI

2011 American Impressionist Society Annual Exhibition, Morningsong Galleries, Carmel, CA
Expressions West, Coos Bay Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR


Contemporary Landscapes, Southern California Artists Society - Laguna Beach, CA
American Impressionist Society 10th Annual Exhibition, Saks Gallery - Denver, CO

2008 Expressions West, Coos Art Museum - Coos Bay, OR
  2007 American Impressionist Society 8th Annual Show, Hilligoss Gallery - Chicago, IL
Art Maui, Maui Arts & Cultural Center - Maui, HI
  2006 Plein Air Exhibit, Bowers Art Museum - Santa Ana, CA
National Juried Exhibition, Plano Art Association - Plano, TX
Tucson Plein Air Painters Society Annual Show - Tucson, AZ
Best Of Plein Air, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association - Laguna Beach, CA.
Plein Air Painters of Hawaii Signature Members Show, Viewpoints Gallery - Maui, HI
  2005Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, Annual Members Show - Laguna Beach, CA
Best of Plein Air, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association - Laguna Beach, CA
2004 Art Maui, Schaeffer Gallery, Maui, HI
2001 Plein Air Painters of Hawaii Annual Show, Maui, HI
2000 Artists of Hawaii, Honolulu Academy of Art, Honolulu, HI
1999 Aloha Festival Exhibit, City Hall - Honolulu, HI
1998 Art Maui, Schaeffer Gallery, Maui, HI
2012 Award of Merit, Pastel Society of the Southwest Annual Exhibit – Eismann Center- Richardson, TX
Honorable Mention, National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society Annual Exhibition-Dunnegan Gallery, Bolivar, MO
2010 Artist’s Choice Award, Plein Air Painters of Hawaii Annual Exhibit, Maui Hands - Maui, HI
2007 Award of Merit, Richeson Landscapes and Exteriors Annual Exhibit – Richeson Gallery, Kimberly, WI
2006 Juror’s Award, Paint America National Juried Exhibition – Traveling Exhibition
First Honorable Mention, Viewpoints Gallery Plein Air Exhibit - Makawao, HI
Honorable Mention, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association Annual Show – Laguna Beach, CA
Third Place in Oil Painting, Plano Art Association National Exhibition – Plano, TX
Juror’s Award, Hui No’eau Annual Members Show - Makawao, HI
1998 Honorable Mention, Island Images of This Century - Honolulu, HI
First Place, Aloha Show - Honolulu, HI
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Acquisition Award - Maui, HI
Schaeffer Gallery - Maui, HI
Hawaii State Art Museum, Honolulu, HI
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Honolulu, HI
    Maui Memorial Hospital - Maui, HI
2017 “Artist Canvas,” Art Maine, January 2017 “
Du Maine-et-Loire au Maine,” Practique des Artes, January 2017
2016 “Les Ciels Contemporains,” Practique des Arts, November 2016
2016 “Soft Seascapes.” Maine Home and Design Magazine , June 2016
2013 “Contemporary Skyscapes,” Southwest Art, August 2013
Richichi, Linda. Far and Near Horizons, World Tour of Contemporary Landscape Painters. Charlestown, NC. Dreams Create Reality, 2013. pp 15-16.
2011 Plein Camraderie,” HILuxury Magazine, May 2011
2009 “American Impressionist Society Review,” American Art Collector, October 2009
“Contemporary Landscape Painters,” Southwest Art, May 2009
“Vues and Values,” Southwest Art, February 2009
2008 “Far and Near Horizons,” American Artist, April 2008
2005 “Aloha from the Plein Air Painters of Hawaii,” International Artist, August 2005
“Colorful Perspectives, Estes Park Plein Air,” Trails Plus, August 2005
American Impressionist Society Signature Member
Plein Air Painters of Hawaii, Signature Member
    International Plein Air Painters, Signature Member
    Oil Painters of America, Associate Member
Teaching Experience
“Abstracting the Landscape,” Split Rock Cove Art Center, South Thomaston, ME July 2017
“Landscape Abstractions,” Carmel Visual Arts Center, Carmel, CA November 2016
    “Landscape Abstractions,” Split Rock Cove, South Thomaston, ME July 2016
    “Painting Clouds and Skies,” Carmel Visual Arts Center, Carmel, CA October 2015
    “Painting Clouds and Skies,” Split Rock Cove, South Thomaston, ME July 2015
    “Dynamics of Light Filled Landscape Painting,” Montfaucon, Limoux, France 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
    “Intro to Plein Air Painting,” Hui No Eau Visual Arts Center, Maui HI 2004
    “Painting Clouds and Skies, Hui No/Eau Visual Arts Center, Maui, HI 2005
    Artist in Residence, Hawaii Public Schools, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
    Editorial Chair, New England School of Photography, 1993-1995
    “Location Photography,” New England School of Photography, 1990-1995
    Plein Air Journeys, Independent workshops and private classes. Brunswick, Maine 2005-Present.
Current Gallery Representation
Huff Harrington Fine Art, 4240 Rickenbacker Dr. NE, Atlanta, GA 30342 - (404) 257-0511 www.huffharrington.com
Hui No'Eau Visual Arts Center, 2841 Baldwin Ave. Maui, HI 96768
(808) 572-6550 www.huinoeau.com
Portland Art Gallery, 154 Middle Street - Portland, Maine 04109
(207) 956-7105, www.artcollectormaine.com
    Turnbull Studios and Sculpture Garden 5030 Kahekilii Highway, Wailuku, HI 96793, (808) 244-0101, www.turnbullfineart.com


Julie Houck, Plein Air Paintings, Contemporary Landscape Paintings