In the past, many artists and art critics dismissed pastel as messy, unstable, and useful only for sketching. But a revival of passionate painters with improved techniques has fostered a different perspective, establishing pastel’s reputation as a medium equally worthy of assessment, appreciation, and exhibition space. Curator Kathy […]
American Artist Magazine will feature Salt Lake City-based pastel artist Colleen K. Howe with the cover story of its July/August 2008 edition as well as the lead article on MyAmericanArtist.com. Howe’s “Zion Overlook,” a 24-by-30-inch pastel painting, is the cover image with an accompanying eight-page article titled “Four Steps […]
A native of American Fork, Utah who grew up in southwestern Montana,Colleen Howe studied painting at Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. Howe works in paint and pastel and is known equally for her skills as an instructor and her talent as an artist.Unexpected Harmony, an exhibit […]
Colleen Howe favors the subject of landscape, looking for the most expressive ways to convey the spirit and beauty of open space.