“The Belizean Chef”
Oil on Birch
14 x 18 in.


About the artist:
Although Arenas is a resident of Aurora, Colorado, much of her subject matter comes from her travels. In recent years she has traveled to Spain, Belize and several places in the US including New York, Pennsylvania and Arizona. The unique people encountered on these trips provide the stories illustrated in her paintings.
Arenas has been painting for many years in Colorado and has expanded her reach through plein air events and national competitions as well as showing her work in the following galleries:
Mary Williams Fine Arts, Boulder, CO 303-938-1588
Reflection Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 505-995-9795
Art Images, Denver, CO 303-863-1559
Stoneheart Gallery, Evergreen, CO 303-670-0565
Current events include:
“Dreams and Ambitions”, a show at the Cultural Center of Estes Park celebrating Women’s History Month, Estes Park, CO March 4th-April 3rd, 2016
“Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts 2016 smART Auction” to benefit MMFA, Montgomery, AL February 13th- March 5th, 2016
“Orange is the New Red”, Framed Image Art Gallery, Denver, CO March 1st – April 30th, 2016
 Workshop schedule available at www.heatherarenas.com/workshops
Contact info  
[email protected]

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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