Archives for Keys, Daniel

Riding New Waves

Daniel Keys is successful, inspired—and inspiring. He’s earned prestigious awards for his paintings, which are included in collections throughout the world, and is inspired by the beauty around him. He’s also generous, giving back through two programs he developed to encourage young artists: the Sierra Art Group and the Palette Project. He got the idea for both programs while painting with the late master artist Richard Schmid, who had formed the Putney Painters on the East Coast. “I wanted to replicate that, so I started the Sierra Art Group,” Keys says, adding that the group paints together at A Sense
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Following His Dream

In early July, recently returned from a trip to Alaska, Daniel Keys is happily painting back home near Fresno, California. Although he enjoyed the experience, which included giving painting demonstrations for an art group on a cruise and being exposed to the majesty of Alaska, Keys says he was a little homesick and “more than ready to see something other than glorious mountains; I think I’m a city boy at heart.” No matter where this talented young artist is, he is creating magnificent paintings that are infused will brilliant colors and light. Daniel Keys Roses & Lilies Oil 12″ x
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