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Artist Greg LaRock


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“Making it look realistic, yet having a completely loose, painterly feel is the ultimate goal in a successful painting” – Greg LaRock





Biography



 
EDUCATIONBachelor of Fine Arts, Drawing & PaintingLong Beach State University, Long Beach, California 
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONSAmerican Impressionist Society, Signature MemberAmerican Society of Marine Artists, Signature MemberLaguna Plein-Air Painters Association, Signature MemberOil Painters of America, Signature MemberA signature member of OPA, AIS, ASMA, and LPAPA, Greg LaRock has won ­numerous awards for his painting ­excellence including Best of Show at: Plein Air Easton, Florida’s Forgotten Coast, Los Gatos Plein Air and Sonoma Plein Air. He’s also be awarded first place at Door County Invitational and Artist Choice at Maui Plein Air Invitational. He was also awarded the Callaway ­Gardens Plein Air Purchase Prize in Georgia. Greg has been juried into five Oil Painters of America national shows, ­invited 12 times to LPAPA’s annual Plein Air Invitational and a 13 year exhibitor at the Festival of Arts in Laguna. He has been featured in Plein Air Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine and included in a Jack Richeson Fine Art Series book “Plein Air New ­Mexico.”

A sought-after instructor for workshops, he resides with his wife in Orange, California.
 
AWARDS
Best Use of Light Award: Cape Ann Plein Air, 2019
Heart of the Land Award: Sonoma Plein Air, 2019
Honorable Mention: Small Painting Sunday, Plein Air Easton, 2019
Honorable Mention: Los Gatos Plein Air, 2019
Wet Paint Award of Excellence: Oil Painters of America National Exhibition, 2019
Second Place (Traditional): The heART of Orange County All Media, 2019
Finalist: Art Muse Painting Competition, February, 2019
Finalist: Bold Brush Painting Competition, January, 2019
Honorable Mention: Just Plein Fun, 2018
Second Place: LPAPA Signature Artists Quick Draw Paint Out, 2018
Honorable Mention: LPAPA’s The Best of Plein Air, 2018
First Place (Traditional): The heART of Orange County All Media, 2018
Third Place: Borrego Springs Plein Air Invitational, 2018
Revelite Award for Best Body of Work: Maui Plein Air Invitational, 2018
Pioneer Inn Award: Maui Plein Air Invitational, 2018
Plein Air Magazine Award: Laguna Plein Air Invitational, 2017
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