- Plein Air Artist -

Publications, Commisions, & Collections




American Art Collector Magazine, "Small Works", Page 140.

December 2017

Contentment Health & Life Style, Issue 23.

July – August 2016

"Donnelly Park Lake", 'en plein air', artwork is in the 2016 City of Modesto Calendar which stresses the use of water in our Valley.


California State Senate Contemporary Art Collection, Page 5.

2015 - 2016

Stanislaus Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 2. Page 12, “North Ranch, Hawaii” oil, en plein aire.

March/April 2012

San Joaguin Magazine, page 68 / Photographic Advertisement “Painted Cigar Boxes” by Chella.


“Flowering Beauty Cherries in Four Seasons” publication through Knowlton Gallery, pages 11, 72 & 85.


Cover Design. Map of California City of Lodi “Peach Color” en plein aire” 8”x10” oil painting.


John Natsoulas’ “California/Sacramento Valley Landscape Painters” Catalogs.


“Sherwood Forest Plein Air 2005 Painting Competition / Avenue 9 Gallery, Chico CA, pages 21- 23.


“Ten in the Valley” California State University, Stanislaus / Collection of original prints.

Summer 1999

Illustrator for “A Trip Back in Time: A Visit to the McHenry Mansion” with author Sandra Reed Nerland, Modesto CA.


Ink Figurative Illustrations, summer 1995 / Winter & Summer 1996 Winter, Spring & Summer 1997


Cover Art, Fall Issue, Volume 66 / 1996-1999, Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Bulletin, a quarterly publication, Austin TX


Illustrator “McHenry Mansion Mystery” a story/coloring book with author, Colleen Stanley Bare, Modesto CA.


Cover Design. “The Voyage”, Peter Johansen High School 1st year Yearbook, 1993.


"Touchstones" Life and Times of Modesto by Ken White, McHenry Museum & Historical Society. ISBN: 978-1-944891-38-1

Cover Art Fall Issue of the National League of American Pen Women Magazine, "Pumpkins", 11" x 14" en plein air oil on panel.

National League of Pen Women Coloring Book. Celebrating 120 Years of Pen Women. One page by Chella of the Modesto branch.


Smyth Family of Warren IN

Private, over-sized painting “Across the Valley”, Beckwith Veterinary Hospital

Private “Winter Morn” painting, Southern California Art Collector

Private, set of two paintings of Bakersfield and Modesto Arches

Private, wall murals, L. Hermis residence, Seven Falls of the Bluffs, gated community

Public, 2 matching mixed media paintings, Kaiser Hospital,
Modesto CA

Public, 6 en plein aire oil paintings, Kaiser Clinic, Modesto CA

Public, mixed media paintings, Lodi Memorial Hospital, Lodi CA


Several Private Collections in New York, Oregon, New Zealand, Indiana, Ohio, and Colorado

Kaiser Permanente, Modesto CA

Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company NJ

Lynn Zwahlen DDS, Modesto CA

Stanley Krautz, Ironstone Winery, Murphys CA

Lodi Memorial Hospital, Lodi CA

Alice Richards Collection, Modesto CA

Tom Mathews of Modesto, CA

Lee Lundrigan