Current Exhibits

Exhibits

The Lost Pines Art Center features a variety of fine art from across the world. We take pride in showcasing the works of some of the most prominent artists in Texas and beyond. We welcome you to visit the Art Center, where you’ll discover beautiful and provocative artwork in a wide array of mediums—from oils, acrylics, watercolors, alcohol inks, and pastels to sculpture, mosaics, ceramics and pottery, glass, metal, wood work, fiber arts, mixed media pieces, photography, and more. 

At the moment, we are showing virtual exhibits by our members.  You can see below, our past exhibits, and check out our You Tube channel for these and other exhibits, along with past performances at the Art Center.

 

Artist Spotlight Series

CJ Jordan

CJ’s Story:   

CJ (Carole) Jordan has lived in Texas for 46 years; she has lived Bastrop County for the past 36 years. Her husband is a native Texan and they have one daughter and three grandsons.

Photography, Watercolor, and Pastel are her mediums of choice. She worked as a Career Specialist at Workforce Solutions of Bastrop for the past 20 years. Prior to moving to Bastrop, she worked at the South Jetty Newspaper as a photographer/writer for 8 years and had her own graphic design and custom wood sign business in Port Aransas. CJ has worked at Park City Ski Resort as a ski photographer and graphic artist. She majored in Art and Photography at Utah State University. She has designed the brochures and T-Shirts for International Women’s Day – Bastrop Co. for 10 years and has been a member of the Lost Pines Art League for 11 years & served on the board as secretary for 6 years and as the editor of “Art in the Pines” newsletter for 3 years.

Her art can be seen at Workforce Solutions Center of Bastrop, Bastrop County Courthouse, Bastrop City Hall, Lost Pines Art Center, Monarch Art Gallery, and many private homes. She has been selected for LPAL Gala Live Auction, a juried show, six times. She has been selected for 5 juried shows at Texas State in Round Rock and received 3rd place in photography in the 2016 Imagine show. She was picked for Texas Photographic Society’s “International 24” juried show, for A.Smith Gallery’s competition: “Water” & “Abstract,” Perfect Exposure Gallery: “ Day of the Dog,” Photo Gallery’s “Golden Hours,” the Walker Exhibition, Texas Photographic Society’s Member Only Show in 2016, LPAL Juried show in December 2016 & March 2017, 2nd Place Award in the Bastrop Art in Public Places Contest, and 1st Place in the 2017 Transformer Contest.

 

 

Nature is the source for her creativity. She likes to bring a sense of wonder and curiosity to her art. The pines of Bastrop, the mountains of the west, and the coastal waters provide the inspiration for her palette whether it is with brush or through the lens.

Click here to view CJ’s virtual exhibit.  All artwork is for sale, click here to request a price list.

Interview with Mrs. Jordan

Q. What motivates you the most to create?

A. I am motivated by the need to share a moment in nature with others that has captured my soul. Nature is my solace and peace-giver.

Q. What/Who are some of your influences?

A.  All forms of nature including the ocean, rivers, and the creatures and plants that depend on this life source. I am also drawn to the moon and the magical times of sunrise and sunset. Most recently a talent artist and teacher, Enid Wood, has encouraged me to explore the world of pastels. My membership and volunteer work with the Lost Pines Art League has enabled me to learn from the friendships and encouragement given by other artists.

Q. What is your preferred medium and why?

A.  My first love was photography but lately my emphasis has been with pastels. I also like to work in pen and ink and watercolor.

Q. Does your artwork represent something about you personally? If so, how?

A.  I try to use the healing aspects of nature in my approach to family and humanity. We are all equal parts of humanity and life. The recent pandemic has shown us that we need each other.

Q. How do you overcome “dry” periods, when you have less inspiration?

A. By taking walks by the river or renewing myself in ocean waters. 

Q. How has your artwork evolved through time?

A. I am still exploring new mediums; I have yet to decide what I want to be when “I grow up.” By joining other artists in having our own art galleries (4-Views and currently: Monarch Art Gallery, I have learned much about the business aspect of art.

Q. Do you set goals or deadlines for creating new pieces, or does the process happen organically?

A.  Definitely organically! I am often the “last minute queen” when submitting pieces for contests. I would like to become more goal orientated.

Q. What do you feel is the value of artists (visual, performing, literary) in society? What role do they play?

A.  They are the soul of society and humanity. Artists have inspired movements and changed the thinking of many.

Q. What advice do you have for young or aspiring artists?

A. Don’t be afraid to try new ideas. Seek out those that encourage you and find inspiration from things that you love.

 

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The Spotlight Continues…

Here are a selected works by member, Maribel Mast and her exhibit, “Memories”.  You can view her full Artist Spotlight exhibit here.

All works are for sale, click here to request a price list.

Members Exhibit~ Night Life

A virtual collection of works in several mediums by Members of the Lost Pines Art League. 

All pieces are for sale. 

Please contact us for a price list and more information here.

Looking Glass Arch

Jim Jordan, Photography

Austin Lights- 1990's

Howard Hobratschk, Photography

Isolation

Theresa Dawson, (MLJ Studio), Acrylic

Now Hiring

John Schaeffer, Acrylic

Owling at the Moon

Maria Montoya Hohenstein, (Painted Bunting Art Gallery), Tempered Glass

The Glamorous Life

Jeff Stayton, (Painted Bunting Art Gallery), Digital Image in Glass

The Great Horned Owl

Wendy Layne, Colored Pencil

Angelic

Faye Barber, Acrylic

Peacock Moon

Chris Knioum, Oil

Scratch + Foul

Randy Robinson, Oil

Enchanted Rock

David Castillo, Photography

Wish

BertzinEc, Pyrography

Members Exhibit~ Modern Pathways

A virtual collection of abstract and modern pieces by Members of the Lost Pines Art League. 

All pieces are for sale. 

Please contact us for a price list and more information here.

Metamorphosis

Enid Wood, Pastel

 

Center of the Universe

Tracy Loring, Photography

Blue Wave

Liam Douglass, Photography

City Lights

Rick Jones, Acrylic

Cosmic Night I

Claudia Savio, Watercolor

Simplicity

Charleen Baugh, Photography

Alleviate

Ashley Rodcerick, Gouache Monotype

Two Vases

Louise Placek, Monoprint/Collage

Oak Grain Vase

Jared Rosenacker- JFR Glass, Blown Glass

Tomorrow's World

Debbie Bredemus, Acrylic

Members Exhibit~ Wandering

A virtual collection of works depicting nature, from Members of the Lost Pines Art League. 

All pieces are for sale.  You may contact us for a price list and more information here.

A Perfect Moment

Tracy Loring, Photography

Morning Light

Paul Licce, Photography

Ladybug on White

Howard Hobratschk, Photography

Mock Orange

Liam Douglass, Photography

Pelican

Jim Woodruff, Sandstone/Slate

Original Tweet

Wendy Layne, Colored Pencil

Woodpeckers of Costa Rica

Sherry Nelson, Oil

Blue Morpho Butterfly

Ele Chew, Fused Glass

Glass Flowers

Mark Rendulic, Blown Glass

Ghost Flowers

Gaila Hitt, Alcohol Ink- Acrylic- Mixed Media

Autumn

Roberto Ugalde, Oil

members gallery

In the Mezzanine

Our Members Gallery displays art work exclusively from Lost Pines Art League members, who come from around Texas and beyond.  You will  always see a wide variety of styles and mediums.  Over 80 works of art are displayed on both floors of the Members Exhibit, and new work is rotated every three months.  So come in and enjoy the collection from local and regional artists.  

UPCOMING/ PAST EXHIBITS, 2019-2020

November 2019~ William Clay, Egg Tempera Paintings

Nov./ Dec. 2019~ Enid Wood, Pastels

Nov./ Dec. 2019~ Carol Lyon, Photography

Dec./ Jan. 2019-20~ Square Show

January 2020- Faye Barber, Wild World

 

Feb./ Mar. 2020~ Brian Joseph, “Bydeeman”

Feb./ Mar. 2020~ Central Texas Pastel Society

Apr./ May 2020~ Lucy Todd, Watercolor

Apr./ May 2020~ Masks, “Maskenfreiheit”

 

William “Jim” Clay

Faye Barber

Carol Lyon

Enid Wood

“Bydeeman”

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