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Monte Toon

Artist, Monte Toon, Solo Exhibit

Monte Toon's "Moody Hues" solo exhibit opened Jan. 5 and ran through Jan. 29, 2016.

Pictures from Reception held January 9, 2016

The watercolor "Independence Riverside Park" was created by Monte and used to raise funds for the museum.

About Monte Toon

In 1969, Monte Toon began his career as a watercolorist. He credits the late Charles Sanderson of Wichita, Kansas, with setting him on his life-long path of watercolor painting. Sanderson inspired new approaches and techniques. Later, the works of Winslow Homer, Andrew Wyeth and Edward Hopper would influence Toon's work. More than 41 years experience has defined Toon's style in his exclusive use of watercolor.

In 1991, a turning point occurred in Toon's work. Travels in Canada, New England and the east coast broadened his range of subject matter. By setting goals and directions of purpose, Monte enhanced and elevated his works to new heights resulting in numerous solo shows of merit. He refers to this change as a re-dedication to his watercolors.

Here are some of Monte Toon's Art.

Monte Toon's personal website.

Monte Toon at Fine Art America Website