About the Artist

Photos of artist Gene Youngmann with some of his award winning watercolor paintings

and other activities!

Gene painting at the west end of the CentralCity Opera House Parking lot on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

Gene plein air painting at the famed Casa Bonita Mexican Restaurant in Lakewood, CO on Thursday, January 7, 2021

Gene plein air painting at the historic Belmar Iron Gate in Lakewood, CO on Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Gene with grand daughter Megan Wernlein at the Mari Michener Art Gallery at the James Michener Library on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO during the “Meet the Artist” at the

Retrospective: Fifty Years of Watercolors by Gene Youngmann

Saturday October 17, 2020

Angie & Gene with new puppy “Sofie” at the Mari Michener Art Gallery at the James Michener Library on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO during the “Meet the Artist” at the Retrospective: Fifty Years of Watercolors by Gene Youngmann

Saturday October 17, 2020

Gene with his hanging crew Wendie Bass, Teri Burke, Adam Burke and Colette Pitcher at the Mari Michener Art Gallery at the James Michener Library on the campus of the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO during the Retrospective: Fifty Years of Watercolors by Gene Youngmann

October 5 – November 6, 2020

Gene with his paintings at the Georgetown Heritage Center, Georgetown, CO during the annual Georgetown Plein Air Event 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Gene plein air painting at the Quick Draw Event in Georgetown, CO during the annual Georgetown Plein Air Event 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Gene plein air painting at the Clear Creek Gorge above Georgetown, CO during the annual Georgetown Plein Air Event 2020

Friday, July 31, 2020

Gene plein air painting at Little Park in Idledale, CO

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Gene plein air painting at Metzer Farms Open Space in Broomfield, CO

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Gene plein air painting on Main Street in Silver Plume, CO

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Gene plein air painting at the Clear Creek Historic Park, Golden, CO

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Gene plein air painting at the Old Semper Farm Open Space, Westminster, CO

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Gene with is plein air painting of “Thai Tugboat” at the State Ferry Harbor, Rockland, Maine

Monday, August 19, 2019

Special Thanks to Miss Sue for the photo and for letting me paint on your property.

Gene demonstrated watercolor painting at the Westminster Park & Rec’s “Happy Art Hour” at Legacy Ridge Golf Course Clubhouse

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Gene with Rich Neumann, Market Director for the Park and Recreation Dept. for the City of Westminster and Becky Silver, president of the North Metro Arts Alliance presenting the “Best of Show” award.

Photo by John Call.

Gene with his “Best of Show” painting “Old Friends” selected by juror Kelly Folsom at the Colorado Visions Show 2019 sponsored by the North Metro Arts Alliance in the Lobby of the Westminster City Hall in Westminster, CO,

April 29 – May 24, 2019

Gene with his Honorable Mention painting “Ode To Ted” that was displayed in the “Art From The Heart” show at the College Hill Library on the campus of the Front Range Community College in Westminster, CO

February & March 2019.

Gene with his painting “North Slope” that was displayed in the “Art of the State” Exhibition at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanites, Arvada, CO

January 17 – March 31, 2019.

Gene with his painting “Cool Running” that was selected by Mary Ann Beckwith to be displayed in the 45th Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition at the Center for the Arts Evergreen, CO

September 7 – October 27, 2018.

Gene with his painting “Cabin Eight” and buyers Dee Ann Walker & John Thorne at the opening reception of the Estes Valley Plein Air Event, Estes Park, CO

September 1, 2018.

Gene’s painting “Out of Work” was selected to appear of the poster and post cards for the All Colorado Art Show at the Curtis Art Center in Greenwood Village, CO

July 14 – August 25, 2018

Gene with his painting “Out of Work” selected to be displayed in the All Colorado Art Show at the Curtis Art Center in Greenwood Village,CO

July 14 – August 25, 2018

Gene with juror Ted Nuttall and his accepted painting in the 43th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition in Tucson AZ

May 6, 2018

Gene with wife Angie and his painting in the 43th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition in Tucson AZ

May 6, 2018

Gene with fellow WFWS Artist Gale Webb of Lubbock TX from WTWS with their paintings in the 43th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition in Tucson AZ

May 6, 2018

Gene with his painting “ Out Of Work ” that was awarded Honorable Mention Art From The Heart A Fine Art Exhibit Hosted by the Paletteers Art Club and SCFD at College Hill Library, Front Range Community College 3705 W 112, Avenue, Westminster, CO

February 1 – March 15, 2018

Gene with his painting “Still Needs Work” that was awarded Honorable Mention by Juror Dennis Pendleton at the Colorado Watercolor Society Member Show at the Lakewood Cultural Center.

January 19 – March 25, 2018

Gene with his painting “High Country Autumn” that was selected by Juror Lance Green as First Place in the “This Is Colorado: Statewide Juried Exhibition” hosted by the Heritage Fine Art Guild at the Colorado Gallery of the Arts on the campus of the Arapahoe Community College.

October 10 – November 2, 2017

Gene with his paintings “Postal Network” and “A Rear View” at the 70th Anniversary Gilpin County Arts Association Juried Show 2017 at the Gilpin Arts Association Gallery 117 Eureka St. Central City, CO

June 3 – August 6, 2017

Gene with his painting “Still Needs Work” Merit Award winner at the 20th Annual Colorado Visions Exhibition at the Westminster City Hall sponsored by the North Metro Art Alliance

April 10 – May 25, 2017

Gene with Annie Oakley winner of a print of his painting “Two Buttes” at the Buffalo Bill’s Birthday Party at the Rock Rest Restaurant in Golden, sponsored by Monarch Productions

Gene with his Best of Show Painting “I Don’t Know! What Do You Think?” at the Art From the Heart Exhibit at the Collage Hill Library in Westminster, CO sponsored by the Paletteers Art Club

Feb. 2017

Gene with juror Lian Quan Zhen with his Best of Show painting “Between the Boulders” at the “This is Colorado” Exhibition sponsored by the Heritage Fine Arts Guild of Arapahoe County, Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO

November 3, 2016

Gene with his Honorable Mention Painting “Postal Network” at the Colorado Visions Exhibit at the Westminster City Hall sponsored by the North Metro Art Alliance

April 2016

Gene with a fall painting “Aspen Stature” along Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain Nat’l Park

September 2014

Gene with his Best of Show Painting “1941 Deluxe” at the Art From the Heart Exhibit at the Collage Hill Library in Westminster, CO sponsored by the Paletteers Art Club

Feb. 2014

Gene painting at the Quick Draw 2013 at Riverside Plaza, Estes Park, Colorado

sponsored by Plein Air Rockies 2013

August 2013