A distinctive style, strong use of color, excellence in balance and form can best describe Larry Weston's Paintings. His is considered, among his peers, a master at his trade, Due to his realistic approach and adherence to detail, his paintings seem to spring to life before a viewers eyes.
His work now hangs in hundreds of private collections. He has received numerous awards and honors for his paintings. Weston has also served as the sole judge as-well-as one of the panel judges at art shows across the nation.
Weston's interest in art was cultivated at a young age - age six, to be exact - when his parents enrolled him in an oil painting class in Phoenix, Arizona. After serving four years in the Air Force he continued to paint and teach in his spare time. He relocated to Texas in 1961 and began his career as a commercial artist for the American Quarter Horse Association. In 1972 through the influence of a Dallas friend, Weston was introduced to watercolor with which he immediately fell in love with. In 1982 he resigned from his commercial art management position to pursue a full time career in oil and watercolor fine art painting.
Weston's work has also appeared in numerous national publications and in art books published by the North Light Publishing Company. He did oil paintings for the front and back covers of a book entitled "Letters from Boerdonk" along with an illustration at the beginning of each chapter. Twelve of his paintings were selected to appear individually on greeting cards from a well known greeting card company in the east.
He has conducted in access of 500 oil or watercolor painting workshops. Weston served as a art instructor for the University of Oklahoma's international traveling workshop program and therefore did much traveling internationally.
This artist is a past President of the Southwestern Watercolor Society and a signature member of that Society. He is also a member of other major art associations.