Bob Bickers Fine Art by ORIGINAL OILS ACRYLICS & PHOTOGRAPHS


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My Father at Yosemite     

24” x 18” (61cm x 45.7cm);

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


My father fulfilling his dream of fishing in Yosemite National Park in California in 1972.

Courthouse Wash          

24” x 36” (61cm x 91.4cm); oil on canvas   


Arches National Park, Utah.


This painting is part of a private collection that is presently for sale.  For more information, please see my art blog here.

West Rim Trail        

18” x 24” (45.7cm x 61cm); oil on canvas  


Zion National Park, Utah.


This painting is part of a private collection that is presently for sale.  For more information, please see my art blog here.

Fluid Sunrise         

12 x 16 (30.5cm x 40.6cm);

oil on canvas


Colorful sunrise along a North Carolina beach.

Duff Park Sunset          

20” x 24” (50.8cm x 60.96cm); oil on canvas


This painting depicts a scene just a few miles from my home in the winter of 2010-2011. This is along the main trail that follows the creek in Duff Park, Murrysville, Pennsylvania.

Westmoreland Harvest         

24” x 36” (61cm x 91.4cm); oil on canvas


This valley is in north central Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. This painting won FIRST PLACE - [oils/acrylics] in August, 2006, at the 2006 Murrysville Community Day Art Show sponsored by the Women’s Club of Murrysville (Pennsylvania). This painting was also selected for the cover (and an article inside) of the 2007 Winter issue of InMurrysville Community Magazine.

InMurrysville Magazine Cover, Winter, 2007

Desert Yucca          

22” x 28” (56cm x 71cm); oil on canvas


A scene from Big Bend National Park in Texas.

Urban Jurassic          

18” x 24” (45.7cm x 61cm); oil on canvas      

PRIVATE COLLECTION


This is a view of downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at Seventh Street and Liberty Avenue. This painting was juried into the 10th ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION by the Southwestern Pennsylvania Council of the Arts, Inc. at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Ligonier Valley, PA, from November, 2005 to February, 2006. It was featured on the back cover of the show's program.

Mesa Verde Ruins          

18” x 24” (45.7cm x 61cm); oil on canvas  


Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado.

Churchill Homestead

16” x 20” (40.64cm x 50.8cm);

oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


This is the house where my wife lived most of her childhood in Churchill, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh.  A heavy snow one winter made it a compelling object to paint.

Rock in Stream         

12 x 16 (30.5cm x 40.6cm); oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


A stream in central Pennsylvania was the inspiration for this painting.

August Afternoon         

18” x 24” (45.7cm x 61cm); oil on canvas


This depicts a favorite barn in Murrysville, PA, not far from my house. This painting won a JUDGES AWARD BLUE RIBBON in July, 2005, at the Penn Hills Arts and Crafts Festival in Penn Hills (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania. This painting also won an HONORABLE MENTION (oil) at the September, 2005 East Suburban Artists League’s Annual Members CCAC BOYCE Art Show & Sale in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.

Dusk in the City          

20” x 24” (50.8cm x 60.96cm); oil on canvas


This painting depicts a part of Pittsburgh at sunset from an office in the Grant Building.

Dusk in the City --by Bob Bickers 20” x 24” (51cm  x 61cm) oil on canvas 1999

Near Moab          

15” x 30”; oil on canvas


A scene in Arches National Park, Utah.  This painting came in FIRST PLACE at the EAST SUBURBAN ARTISTS LEAGUE’s OKTOBERFEST, Monroeville, PA, October, 1996.

Near Moab --b yBob Bickers 15x30 oil 1996

Siberian Snow Geese

24” x 36”; oil/canvas


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.

Dragonflys

28” x 22” ; oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


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

Wyoming Shadows - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 24, oil pon canvas

Wyoming Shadows  

12” x 24” ; oil on canvas

Around the Corner - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 16, oil on canvas

Around the Corner  

12” x 16” ; oil on canvas

Farm Road - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 16, oil on board

 Farm Road                                               

12” x 16”, oil on board

Farmland near Conemaugh River Lake.

After the Snowfall - by Bob Bickeers,12 x 16, oil on canvas

After the Snowfall                              

12 x 16, oil on canvas

Westmoreland County, the day after the storm.

Along the Rio Grande - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 16, oil on board

Along the Rio Grande                            

12 x 16, oil on board

Mexican border at Big Bend National Park, Texas.

Active Refinery                                       

12 x 16, oil on board

Yet another refinery in a very industrial area in Wyoming.

Refinery at Work                                     

12 x 16, oil on board

A petroleum refinery in Wyoming.

Grand Teton Sunshine - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 24, oil on canvas

Grand Teton Sunshine                                                             

12 x  24, oil on canvas

A beautiful cloudless day at Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.

Youngwood Winter - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 24, oil on canvas

Youngwood Winter                                                                   

12 x 24, oil on canvas

Snow falling in a neighborhood in Youngwood, Pennsylvania.

Refinery at Work - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 16, oil on board Active Refinery - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 16, oil on board

West of the Mountains                            

12 x 16, oil on board

Open spaces east of Greensburg, Westmoreland County, PA.

West of the Mountains - by Bob Bickers, 12 x 16, oil on board

Conemaugh Bridge No. 4 on the West Penn Trail

18” x 36” (45.72cm x 91.44cm); oil on canvas

PRIVATE COLLECTION


A short distance east of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, where I live, is a section of the West Penn Trail which crosses back and forth across the Conemaugh River along a series of old stone railroad bridges built over a century ago.  They are stained yellow and red by the iron deposits washing out of the many flooded mines upstream. Westmoreland and Indiana Counties, Pennsylvania.


This won Third Place for oil & acrylics at the 2011 MURRYSVILLE WOMEN’S CLUB ANNUAL ART SHOW at the Murrysville (PA) Municipal Building October 8-9, 2011.  Click on the detail (inset) to enlarge.


This painting was for sale at the West Penn Trail Juried Art Show on June 2 - July 11, 2015 at the Latrobe Art Center, located at the corner of Main and Ligonier Street in downtown Latrobe, Pennsylvania. More about the show can be found here.  This painting was donated to the Conemaugh Valley Conservancy and may still be available for sale by that group.

Autumn Fire

14” x 18”; oil on canvas


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.

West Rim Trail

24” x 32”; gouache on board

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 above to enlarge.

Westmoreland October          

18” x 24” (45.7cm x 61cm); oil on canvas

Westmoreland October --by Bob Bickers 18 x 24 (45.7cm x 61cm) oil on canvas 2002

Deep Woods Respite          

18” x 24” (45.7cm x 61cm); oil on canvas

Deep Woods Respite --by Bob Bickers oil on canvas 18 x 24 2011 Big Bend Storm --by Bob Bickers 18x24 acrylic 1990

Big Bend Storm          

18” x 24” (45.7cm x 61cm); acrylic on canvas  


Big Bend National Park, Texas.