Rachel Pettit Fine Art

Rimrock In Evening Light - Oil

A recent trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon has me painting the beautiful

light that is present there.  What a gorgeous place!  "Rimrock In Evening Light"





I am thrilled that one of my paintings was chosen to be included in a desert feature this month!

March 2015  Fine Art Connoisseur,  "Picturing the Desert" by Max Gillies.  "Cave Creek Gold 22x28 oil



This painting, "Temple Light", won a purchase award

at the 2014 Zion National Park Plein Air Invitational.

I am invited back for the November 2015 event!



"Canyon Snow", was selected as part of the FAV15% in the

January 2015 BoldBrush Painting competition.



"Winter Light", another

BoldBrush Contest FAV 15% December 2014



"Waters of Zion" won the PleinAir Magazine's Advertisement Award

(full page ad) at the Zion Plein Air Invitational.  I'm so excited!



This painting, "Zion Beckons", was selected as part of the FAV15% in the

August 2014 BoldBrush Painting competition.



"November Windrows" has been accepted into the 2014

American Impressionist Society National Exhibition.



"West Fork Meander" was selected as part of the FAV15% (jury's favorite 15% of the entries)

in the June 2014 BoldBrush Painting competition.



"Farmstead on a Grey Day", FAV 15% 

February 2014, BoldBrush Painting Competition



"November Windrows", another

BoldBrush Contest FAV 15% January 2014



"Rain Storm", FAV 15% November 2013  

BoldBrush Painting Competition



I'm thrilled and honored to announce that I received the

very generous Helen W. Allen Traditional Artwork Award

for this piece, "Desert Shelter"  The Utah Women Artist

Exhibition runs through October 24th at the

Utah Cultural Celebration Center in West Valley City.



"Towers of the Virgin", another

BoldBrush Contest FAV 15% August 2013



"Cool Greens" has been accepted into the

Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition



"Waiting in the Morning Sun", FAV 15% 

June 2013 BoldBrush Painting Competition



"Winter Colors" has been accepted into the juried

2013 American Impressionist Society National Exhibition



"Emigration Canyon Winter", FAV 15% 

May 2013 BoldBrush Painting Competition



"Creekside Evening", FAV 15% 

March 2013 BoldBrush Painting Competition



"Seaside Solitude", Jury's Top Sixty Award in the

Salon International 2013