Margaret Risk

Louisville, Colorado

Juried Artist BPAF 2019

My plein air painting focuses upon the beauty of landscape, the trees, water features, grasses, and flowers as they are expressed in the changing light. Although I love to portray the landscape realistically, I also enjoy pushing colors beyond the natural. My goal is to create a pleasing composition from the elements and to convey my emotional response to the scene through color and gesture.


I began painting late in life, at age 61, when I enrolled in Molly Davis’ year long watercolor class. After that I continued taking a workshop here and there from other teachers at the Art Students League of Denver and also participated in Molly Davis’s plein air group in the summers. Over the years I have learned much from reading books and watching DVDs and videos by many well-known painters. While I still enjoy painting in watercolor, I consider oil my primary medium.

Painting/Oil/Watercolor

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