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Wes participating in an SAA Board meeting
Wes taking part in our first online Board meeting with the Society of Animal Artists.  He decided to dress up for the big event!

The Miniature Paintings of Wes & Rachelle Siegrist

News for Friend!

May 2020 ~ Next Issue: June 2020 

Staying Safe, Healthy, and Having Fun!

 Dear Friend, 
 
Well, we suspect you are like us and blazing through projects around the house and home.  Our wooded yard is more manicured than it's been in over a decade and boy, were we glad when the yard work needed to be done!  Isolation isn't anything new to artists.  We are used to sitting at home alone all day working.  We have missed our weekly get-togethers with friends and neighbors at our home or theirs, but all are staying safe and healthy.  We are looking forward to getting back out with our kayaks soon.

The show news hasn't changed much.  We suspect it will be into 2021 before anything like a normal art show returns.  At least three of our exhibitions listed below are online.  We have decided not to physically attend the Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival this November.  They are considering an online component and if so, we will take part.  News for our Exquisite Miniatures tour is down below.
 
Rachelle Siegrist in her yard
Rachelle working in our side yard
Yellow-headed Jawfish painting by Wes Siegrist
Yellow-headed Jawfish by Wes is one of our works currently featured in the exhibition

EXQUISITE MINIATURES 
 
The Exquisite Miniatures tour has been impacted by the closures and the schedule is still pending.  We will update it as soon as the dates are finalized.  Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina is expected to reopen the galleries soon.  As of now, they may extend the display of Exquisite Miniatures into July but this has not yet been confirmed.

Paintings are being sold on the tour and shipped to collectors at the close of that venue. Copies of our The World of Nature In Miniature book are usually available in the museum gift shops too!

 

The Siegrists' Exquisite Miniatures Exhibition

Exquisite Miniatures Blog

Please share our history-making tour with your friends and family! 

Overview of Tour Schedule 2010 - 2024
Produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C.
David J. Wagner, Ph.D., Curator/Tour Director

 
Be Wowed! Admire our paintings with a magnifier!
Just like diamonds, they dazzle in person!
 

Alligator painting by Rachelle SiegristRed-shouldered Hawk painting by Wes Siegrist
Stealthy Approach by Rachelle and Southern Sentinel by Wes
Society of Animal Artists' 59th National Tour 
May 22 – September 13, 2020: The Stamford Museum & Nature Center, Stamford, CT (PENDING STATUS)
A Mule In The Warm SunScissor-tailed Flycatcher by Wes Siegrist
A Mule In The Warm Sun by Rachelle and Scissor-tailed Flycatcher by Wes

Under Her Wings by Rachelle SiegristMountain Man Herb Herrick by Wes Siegrist
Under Her Wings by Rachelle and Mountain Man Herb Herrick by Wes
We each have 2 paintings featured!
Wonders of the West
March 14 – May 31, 2020: Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN (PENDING STATUS)
Blue Jay painting by Rachelle SiegristDove painting by Wes Siegrist
B.J. by Rachelle and A Palo Verde Palace by Wes
Frog painting by Rachelle SiegristWhite-breasted Nuthatch painting by Wes Siegrist
Somebody's Prince by Rachelle and The Glory of Autumn by Wes
15th Masterpieces in Miniature 
(Opens May 2nd online)
May 2020: Picture This Gallery, Alberta, Canada
The public draw for purchases will be May 21st
Siegrist paintings at Seaside Art Gallery
29th Annual International Miniature Art Show (ONLINE ONLY)
May 2 – 30, 2020: Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, NC
We have 6 paintings featured! (A Cute Lil' Kid has sold)
Siegrist paintings at the Snow Goose Gallery 2020
The Art of the Miniature XVIII (ONLINE ONLY)
May 3 – June 14, 2020: Snow Goose Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
We have 16 paintings featured! (Lurking in the Pea Soup and Uncomfortably Menacing have sold)

A Sun Loving Monster painting of a Gila Monster by Rachelle Siegrist
A Sun Loving Monster by Rachelle

Making Their Mark: American Women Artists (ONLINE)
May 23 – August 23, 2020: Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA
Unfortunately, all events associated with the exhibition have been canceled)
 

Siegrist paintings at the Snow Goose Gallery
Our paintings (right) being hung in preparation for the upcoming Art of the Miniature exhibition at the Snow Goose Gallery in Bethlehem, PA
 
Life Under the Magnifying Glass
Behind the Scenes with Miniature Painters Wes and Rachelle Siegrist 
 
So Friend
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Recent Adventures & News:
Painting of a Yorkie by Rachelle Siegrist
Bailey was recently finished by Rachelle

Can we paint anything special for you at this time?
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