Lorenzo Chavez will judge the Early Settlers Day Fine Arts League Art Show at the Koshare Kiva Indian Museum this year.

Lorenzo Chavez will judge the Early Settlers Day Fine Arts League Art Show at the Koshare Kiva Indian Museum this year.

He lives in Colorado and enjoys painting in both pastel and oil. He participates in several national invitational and international group exhibitions and has won major awards, including that of the Pastel Society of America in New York. His work has been chosen to represent PSA in the Butler Art Museum in Ohio. His work has been shown by Pastel Society of Spain, Pastel Society of France, Artists of America Show in Denver, Rims to Ruins Exhibition, Plein Air Painters of America, Albuquerque Art Museum, Maynard Dixon Country, 100 Gold Medal Exhibition at The Pasadena Art Museum, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, The Brinton Museum, Coors Show in Denver, Butler Art Museum, Laguna Art Museum, Gilcrease Museum, Steamboat Art Museum, Legacy Gallery, Cape Cod Art Museum, Blue Rain Gallery Santa Fe, Helena Fox Fine Art, Settlers West Gallery and Trailside Galleries. He was featured in a successful one-man show at the C.M. Russell Museum and has participated successfully in several C.M. Russell Art Auctions.

Feature articles have appeared in Southwest Art, Art of the West, American Artist Magazine, Plein Air Magazine, Artists Magazine, Western Art Review, American Art Review, Pastel Journal and the Denver Post. Six new books feature his art: Les Mitres de Art France, Painted Sky, Colorado Landscapes, Pure Color, The Best of Pastel and Plein Air New Mexico. Chavez is a nationally known fine art instructor who has taught numerous workshops across the United States since 1993. He is represented by many major fine art galleries and many private and corporate collections both nationally and abroad.

Chavez is an active member of the Plein Air Painters of America, Western Rendezvous of Art, California Art Club - Signature Member, Pastel Society of Spain and American Impressionist Society - Signature Member. His website is www.lorenzochavez.com.