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Copyright © 2003-2017 by Bob Bickers.  All rights reserved.  Web design by Bob Bickers

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Siberian Snow Geese

24” x 36”; oil/canvas; 1999

$ 400

 

I was struck by the patterns on these geese and I imagined how those patterns might help them in their native environment to confuse and escape from predators.

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Dragonflys

28” x 22” ; oil on canvas; 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

Big Bend National Park, Texas. This won an HONORABLE MENTION - oil; Mid-South Fair, Memphis, TN; September, 1990.

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Autumn Fire

14” x 18”; oil on canvas; 2008

 

The inspiration for this painting came from a late afternoon autumn walk near Conemaugh Dam, Indiana County, Pennsylvania. This painting also won a BLUE JUDGES’ AWARD (OILS) at the September 2008 EAST SUBURBAN ARTIST LEAGUE'S ANNUAL MEMBERS CCAC BOYCE ART SHOW & SALE in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.

 

This painting was for sale at the West Penn Trail Juried Art Show on June 2 - 12, 2015 at the Latrobe Art Center, located at the corner of Main and Ligonier Street in downtown Latrobe, Pennsylvania. A reception was held there on June 12, 2015.  More about the show can be found here. The painting was donated to the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy who still may be offering it for sale.

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Eagle’s Nest by Bob Bickers

22” x 28” (55.8cm x 71cm); oil/canvas; 1991

ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING IN PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

Nationwide Insurance's logo was an eagle when I was approached by the President of Nationwide and commissioned to produce this painting. A limited series of prints were produced and issued as prizes to their top employees that year.  Prints of this image are still available for sale by the artist.

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● An offset print of this painting numbered and signed by the artist:

   Image is 10” x 12½” with white 2” border........$50 + $15 Shipping & Handling

 

● Limited series of Artist’s Proofs with hand-painted

   eagle feather centered and below the image......$60 + $15 Shipping & Handling

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West Rim Trail by Bob Bickers

24” x 32”; gouache on board; 1987

PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

View from the West Rim Trail in Zion National Park, Utah. This won FIRST PLACE - watercolor; Mid-South Fair, Memphis, TN; September 1988 and PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD - Favorite Overall Artist - All Categories; Mid-South Fair, Memphis, TN; September, 1988.  Click on the detail at right to enlarge.

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Great American Pyramid

15 x 15”; pen & ink on board; 1990

PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

This was one of my designs for a logo for the Great American Pyramid shortly after it was built in Memphis, Tennessee. This design was one of the top 50 finalists.

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Mississippi Dredging

16 x 20”; pen & ink / board; 1984

PRIVATE COLLECTION

 

Dredging operations on the Mississippi River at Memphis. This won FIRST PLACE - Pen & Ink; Mid-South Fair, Memphis, TN; September 1984.

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Book Covers by Bob Bickers

 

These are a few proposed book cover illustrations I prepared for a local author, but were never used.  Click on each illustration to enlarge the front and back covers.

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POSTCARDS

 

(1) The Outer Limits of the Imagination   Postcard; 2001 My postcard announcing my first one-man show at the Gallery Space at the Monroeville, PA public library in August, 2001.    

 

(2) Earth and Sky   Postcard; 2007 The card for another show I had at The Gallery Space in 2007.

 

(3) East Suburban Artists League   Postcard; 2003 I designed the card for ESAL's exhibition at the Gallery Space that year.  I have continued to design their postcard for the Gallery Space exhibition several times since then.

 

(4) East Suburban Artists League   Postcard; 2012 I painted this scene and used it for the ESAL exhibition at the Gallery Space in 2012.

 

(5) East Suburban Artists League   Postcard; 2016 I designed the card for ESAL's exhibition at the Gallery Space. This is based on a photograph I took of an artist in a park in Boston.

 

(6) East Suburban Artists League   Postcard; 2010  Another ESAL exhibition at the Elaine Biondi Gallery Space (Monroeville, PA public library) in 2010.  The background for this card was my digital image of cow tracks in deep snow in Export, Pennsylvania.

 

(7) One Thousand Years of Silence  Postcard; 2004 This advertised my show at the Undercroft Gallery in which I exhibited various paintings of Mississippian and Hopewell American Indian artifacts.

 

(8) Close to Home  Postcard/Poster; 2016  This advertised my show of local photographs at the Elaine Biondi Gallery Space in Monroeville, PA.

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Chuck Percherke / Fine Art - Just Do It  

by Bob Bickers

Poster, 2007

 

Chuck Percherke came and gave an art demonstration at the ESAL meeting in April, 2007. I was impressed enough to prepare this poster in honor of his visit - spilled paint and all!  Click on image for a full-size version of this poster.

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