Peggy Immel

by Sarah Judson June 09, 2014

immel poppy-season Second generation Arizonan Peggy Immel spent her youth traveling the world as the daughter of a career Air Force veteran. She took her first oil painting class in Salina, Kansas at ten. In college she studied architecture at Arizona State University and after her marriage, she took art classes at three major New England art schools along with workshops with admired artists. immel almost-fall While living in Boston she became a rock and ice climber, a turning point where nature and adventure became her muse. Moving to Taos with her husband brought her back to her western roots where her landscapes are inspired by her love of the outdoors and the Southwest’s exotic beauty. immel chamisa This week in Colorado, she will participate in the Crested Butte Plein Air Invitational event, and in August she will be showing with Plein Air Artists Colorado in their 18th Annual National Juried Exhibition. Also in Colorado, she will participate in the Plein Air Rockies festival in Estes Park, August 9-21. Oil paintings shown here are Poppy Season (top) and Chamisa in Bloom (above), both 8x10, and Almost Fall (middle), 6x8.



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