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Colors of Cabo Pulmo, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum:
Orioles & Verdin on Aloe Vera by Andrew Denman

Colors of Cabo Pulmo is part of a Desert Museum Art Institute Department project titled Project Resurgence. The project documents and celebrates the remarkable work of communities in Baja California and Sonora who work to conserve and restore biodiversity of the Sonoran Desert. The projects specifically showcase original fine art created by selected research artists in residence. The artwork created for Colors of Cabo Pulmo was inspired by the protected marine park’s success story, it’s surrounding desert landscape, and the community’s natural history conservation efforts. The goal of Colors of Cabo Pulmo is to create a memorable narrative that will move people to be more conservation minded and aims to inspire the world to follow in the footsteps of Cabo Pulmo residents. Highlights of the exhibition showcase the processes and techniques of three of the core research artists Andrew Denman, Rachel Ivanyi and Martha Thompson. Other artists and photographers in this exhibition will include David Kitler, Glenn Thompson, and Jake Bryant.

  • What: Colors of Cabo Pulmo
  • Where: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute
                   2021 N. Kinney Road
                   Tucson, AZ 85743
  • When: January 20- April 8, 2018
                   Regular Hours apply, daily 10am- 4pm
  • Contact: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute, Ironwood Gallery
                   Phone: (520) 883-3024
                   E-Mail: arts@desertmuseum.org
                   Website: DesertMuseum.org
Exploring the Square Holiday Exhibition, Huey's Fine Art:
Housefinch by Andrew Denman

Andrew Denman is pleased to participate in this year's Holiday Exhibition at Huey’s Fine Art in historic downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. This year's theme is "Exploring the Square," and will be comprised entirely of paintings and drawings conforming to the increasingly popular square format. Andrew will have five pieces, including three brand new works (such as "Spring Totem #1," pictured at right), on exhibit to fit the bill. Huey's is among the most highly regarded galleries in Santa Fe’s sprawling and competitive art scene. Their stable of artists includes some of the biggest names in Western, Wildlife, and Landscape Art, offering a carefully curated selection of work for today's descriminating collector. Knowledgeable, professional, and personable husband and wife owners Keith and Rose Huey look forward to assisting you with your collecting needs this Holiday Season and year round.


  • What: Exploring the Square
  • Where: Huey's Fine Art
                   129 West Palace Avenue
                   Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
  • When: December 1- December 31, 2018. Regular Gallery Hours apply.
                   To view the online Exhibition Catalogue click HERE
  • Contact: Huey's Fine Art
                   Phone: (505) 820-6063
                   E-mail: hueysfineart@yahoo.com
                   Website: HueysFineArt.com
New UK Representation, Bils & Rye:
Long-Tailed Tits by Andrew Denman

Bils & Rye offers an eclectic collection of quirky, unusual, and original fine art in the heart of North Yorkshire. They exhibit eye-catching contemporary sculpture and exquisite ceramics from some of the UK’s finest artists and makers and an increasing range of paintings and drawings from their fine and diverse stable of artists.

From the outset, owners Kate & Nick Bentley strove to bring work of the highest quality to their original Nunnington Studios gallery. From September 2016, having relocated to Kirkbymoorside, the couple continue to improve their offerings with world class sculptors, internationally renowned painters and one of the finest display of modern British ceramics available in Great Britain. They favor a hands-on approach to the art business, eschewing pretention and encouraging interaction and discussion with gallery visitors. Kate, Nick, and gallery manager Layla are ready to help meet your collecting needs. Andrew is more than pleased to be a part of the Bils & Rye family.


  • What: New Representation
  • Where: Bils & Rye
                   5 Market Place
                   Kirkbymoorside, York
                   North Yorkshire, YO62 6AB, United Kingdom
  • When: Ongoing. Regular Gallery Hours apply.
                   To view available work click HERE
  • Contact:Nick or Kate Bentley, owners, or Layla, Manager
                   Phone: (505) 820-6063
                   E-mail: nickbentley@bilsandrye.com
                   Website: BilsandRye.com
The Impasto Approach with Andrew Denman Artist Workshop, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum:
Denman Teaching at ASDM

Andrew Denman is back by popular demand for his third ASDM workshop. This time, get ready to explore an approach to painting you will learn nowhere else. You will learn how to employ a series of thick, impasto underpaintings, cover over with many layers of gesso, and then sand down to reveal astonishing textures, patterns, and colors, which can either stand on their own or provide brilliant underlayment for natural textures like fur, feathers, bark, rocks, and grass. Through a series of easy to follow exercises, you will have all the tools necessary to practice or even master this technique to create a variety of effects in any genre or subject of painting, not just wildlife. If you want to try something entirely new, this is your workshop! It's a greqt value at just $230 for three intensive days of hands-on instruction. Some materials are included.

  • What: Andrew Denman 3-Day Workshop: The Impasto Approach
  • Where: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute
                   2021 N. Kinney Road
                   Tucson, AZ 85743
  • When: October 27- 29, 2017
                   9am- 3pm
  • Contact: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute
                   Phone: (520) 883-3024
                   E-Mail: arts@desertmuseum.org
                   Website: DesertMuseum.org
                   Review & Register for Classes Online Course Catalogue
Puma: Past & Present, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum:
Cougar Cub Drawing by Andrew Denman

 Andrew is excited to be taking part in "Puma: Past & Present" in conjunction with the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum's 65th Anniversary this September.  Since the museum's first mountain lion arrived in 1953, cougars have been a favorite animal of ASDM visitors.  Andrew Denman painted "Cougar Descending a Staircase" from the museum's current big cat ambassador, Cruz, in 2016.  The piece sold almost immediately, but collector, friend, and fellow artist Michelle Friend has generously agreed to loan the painting for the exhibit.  It will hang alongside a selection of juried work by other talented artists including Denman's partner, Guy Combes.  Denman will also have a brand new drawing in the show, "The Troublemaker" (detail at left)featuring cougar cub Sam, a fledgling wildlife ambassador with the artist's friends at Project Survival's Cat Haven in the Sierra Foothills.

  • What: Puma: Past & Present, A Natural History of the American Mountain Lion
  • Where: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute
                   2021 N. Kinney Road
                   Tucson, AZ 85743
  • When: September 16- December 25, 2017
                   Regular Hours apply, daily 10am- 4pm
  • Contact: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Art Institute
                   Phone: (520) 883-3024
                   E-Mail: arts@desertmuseum.org
                   Website: DesertMuseum.org
Western Visions 2017, National Museum of Wildlife Art:
Coyote and Raven Totem by Andrew Denman

Every year wildlife artists and art collectors the world over descend on the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, for the Western Visions (formerly Miniatures & More) show. This gala event is the Museum's biggest fundraiser of the year and a terrific opportunity for collectors to snag small, affordable pieces by some of wildlife and western art's most sought after painters and sculptors. To celebrate their 30th Anniversary, The NMWA is changing things up by only inviting artists to participate who are represented in the museum's permanent collection. .

Andrew is pleased to participate in this prestigious exhibition for his eleventh consecutive year. This year's offerings include "Totem #5: Stacked Coyotes & Ravens," a large painting which will be available only by special silent bid, and "Tiny Totem #4: Study for Totem #5: Stacked Coyotes & Ravens" a small pre-study for the larger piece, which will be available by fixed price bid, either in person or by proxy.

To see more work by Andrew Denman available through Western Visions and other limited time exhibitions, please visit the Special Events Page.
  • What: Western Visions Show & Sale
  • Where: National Museum of Wildlife Art
                   2820 Rungius Road
                   Jackson Hole, Wyoming 83001
  • When: September 8- October 8, 2017
                   Silent Bid Auction closes September 15, 2017, 8 pm. After the 15th, any unsold work will remain available for fixed price purchase until October 8th.
                   Regular Museum Hours and Admission Apply.
  • Details: For Sales & Bidding Guidelines, click HERE
                   To register for events or proxy bidding, click HERE
                   To see Work by Andrew Denman click HERE
  • Contact: Amy Goicoechea, Western Visions Coordinator
                   Phone: (307) 732-5424
                   Fax: (307) 733-5787
                   E-mail: agoicoechea@wildlifeart.org
                   Website: www.WildlifeArt.org/Western-Visions/
"International Guild of Realism" Annual Exhibition at Winfield Gallery:
Harris Hawk by Andrew Denman

This Fall, The International Guild of Realism's (IGOR) annual show will hang at Carmel California's prestigious Winfield Gallery. IGOR's primary mission is to advance realism in fine art through museum exhibitions, art gallery shows, workshops and education programs conducted by their members, marketing support, and internet exposure.

Andrew Denman will be represented in the show by "Horus," an elegant black, white, and gold leaf drawing of a harris hawk. View the full image by clicking the thumbnail to the right or visiting the "Available at Special Events" page of this website.

  • What: International Guild of Realism: Annual Show
  • Where: Winfield Gallery
                   Dolores between Ocean & 7th
                   Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
  • When: September 23- October 23, 2017
                   Artist Reception: September 23, 5-7 pm
                   Regular Hours: M-Sat: 11-5, Thurs: 10-9, Sun: 12-5
  • Contact: Chris Winfield
                   Phone: (800) 289-1950
                   E-Mail: chris@winfieldgallery.com
                   Website: www.WinfieldGallery.com
"Andrew Denman: A Different Animal" Solo Exhibition at Astoria Fine Art
Virtual Catalogue by Andrew Denman

Artist Andrew Denman will be having a major Solo Exhibition at Astoria Fine Art in Jackson Hole, WY, from July 21st- 31st, 2017. Andrew Denman: A Different Animal will showcase nineteen new paintings exploring animals in a symbolic and conceptual context, presenting the wildlife we think we know with a mix of reverence and whimsy that is contemporary, bold, and uniquely Denman. Subjects range from wild animals to familiar domestics, some presented as iconic and dizzying totems, others against backdrops of fanciful patterns, and still more with dramatic incorporations of precious metal leaf.

Click on Catalogue Cover to browse the virtual catalogue
  • What: Andrew Denman: A Different Animal
  • Where: Astoria Fine Art
                   35 East Deloney Avenue
                   Jackson Hole, Wyoming 83001
  • When: July 21-31, 2017
                   "A Conversation with Andrew Denman: a live walkthrough of the show and interactive Q&A session,
                   in the gallery and live streaming on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/Denman.Studios, July 22nd, 11am MST.
  • Contact: Greg Fulton, Managing Partner
                   Phone: (307) 733-4016
                   Fax: (307) 733-7973
                   E-mail: info@astoriafineart.com
                   Website: www.AstoriaFineArt.com
    Stacked Cardinals by Andrew Denman


Welcome to the online home for artwork by Andrew Denman, a California –based, internationally recognized, award-winning contemporary wildlife artist. Denman primarily paints wildlife and animal subjects in a unique, hallmark style combining hyper-realism with stylization and abstraction. His dynamic and original acrylic paintings can be found in museum collections on two continents and in numerous private collections in the USA and abroad. His clear voice, unique vision, and commitment to constant artistic experimentation have positioned him on the forefront of an artistic vanguard of the best contemporary wildlife and animal painters working today.
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