Darcie Peet Inlet Sandbarts Lake Louise Canadian Rockies mountain lake stream river waterway Canada America landscape oil painting

Darcie Peet biography:

Featured in Southwest Art, Art of the West and Western Art Collector magazines, Arizona and Colorado landscape painter, Darcie Peet is a Signature Member of Oil Painters of America;  Honorary Artist Member-Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson, Arizona, and past member of the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters, Laguna Plein Air Painters and Tucson Plein Air Painter Society.  Painting and living an outdoor life since childhood…  Peet loves the exploration and discovery of “wild places” in seeking singular painting material.  With a B.A. in Art from Colorado College and M.A. in Interior Design, University of Colorado-Denver, Peet has taught art and pursued a multi-faceted career in graphic design, advertising, and commercial interior design, when presentation materials were still hand-done vs CAD.  Peet has served as a Project Design Team Member – Children’s Museum, Denver, Colorado, and many years of volunteer design work for various Chambers of Commerce and health care facilities.

Darcie Rose artist plein air painter landscapeMajor shows include: The Russell;  Hockaday Museum’s-A Timeless Legacy: Women Artists of Glacier National Park;  Cowgirl Up;  Salon International;  Oil Painters of America National Show;  Museum of Western Art, Kerrville, Texas.

Numerous awards include Best Miniature-Hockaday Museum’s Women Artists of Glacier National Park;  Oil Painters of America-Landscape Award;  Salon International-Western Genre Award;  1st Place, 2-Dimensional-Cowgirl Up Show.  Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters-Best of Show, Collector’s Choice and Artists’ Choice Awards; and American Art Collector Award of Excellence-American Women Artists National Show;   In June 2017, Peet was honored with the cover of Southwest Art Magazine along with another feature article.

Peet’s work is in private, museum and corporate collections including the Pearce Museum, Corsicana, Texas, Vail Valley Medical Center, The Steadman Clinic and Arrabelle Hotel, Vail, Colorado, and Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson, Arizona.



Available paintings:

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Darcie Peet Welcome Breath of Sunshine snow hills mountains western oil landscape painting

“Welcome Breath Of Sunshine”
Darcie Peet
Acrylic   6″ x 8″

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Darcie Peet Just Picked Just Planted flowers floral still life oil painting

“Just Picked, Just Planted”
Darcie Peet
Oil   16″ x 16″

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Darcie Peet Kaleidoscope Dawn Banff Canadian Rockies Vermilion Lakes Mt. Rundle landscape oil painting

“Kaleidoscope Dawn”
Darcie Peet
Oil   8″ x 15″

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Darcie Peet Shadow Patterns and Scarlet architectural adobe Tucson flowers oil painting

“Shadow Patterns & Scarlet”
Darcie Peet
Oil   30″ x 22″

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Darcie Peet Desert Rain December Moon western oil landscape painting

“Desert Rain – December Moon”
Darcie Peet
Oil   48″ x 36″

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Darcie Peet Time To Hay western landscape farm ranch oil painting

“Time To Hay”
Darcie Peet
Oil  11″ x 14″

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Darcie Peet "Catalina Rose" desert mountain western landscape oil painting Tucson Arizona

“Catalina Rose”
Darcie Peet
Oil  10″ x 10″

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Commission painting:

Darcie Peet September Breeze September Sparkle Alta Lake Telluride Colorado snow covered mountains icy lake snow mountain trees western oil landscape painting

September Breeze. September Sparkle
Darcie Peet
Oil   40″ x 30″

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This painting was created specifically for a client. If you would like a Darcie Peet painting created for you, please contact us 800-958-5360 or email us david@artzline.com.



Sold paintings:

Darcie Peet Inlet Sandbarts Lake Louise Canadian Rockies mountain lake stream river waterway Canada America landscape oil painting sold

“Inlet Sandbars – Lake Louise, Canadian Rockies”
Darcie Peet
Oil   24″ x 20″


Darcie Peet Meander Through History Canyon de Chelly western oil landscape painting sold

Meander Through History – Canyon de Chelly
Darcie Peet
Oil   30″ x 20″


Darcie Peet "Fall Forever" waterfall lake high mountain western lake oil painting

“Fall Forever – Prince William Sound, Alaska”
Darcie Peet
Oil  30″ x 15″


Darcie Peet Autumn Sunrise Slipping In mountains river stream snow pine trees western landscape oil painting sold

“Autumn Sunrise Slipping In”
Darcie Peet
Oil   30″ x 40″


Darcie Peet Up To Montalcino - Tuscany landscape Italy oil painting sold

“Up To Montalcino – Tuscany”
Darcie Peet
Oil  30″ x 30″


Darcie Peet Getting Ready For Christmas Tlaquepaque Sedona Arizona architecture western oil painting

“Getting Ready For Christmas – Tlaquepaque, Sedona, AZ”
Darcie Peet
Oil  24″ x 24″


Darcie Peet Sun Sparkles Aqua water stream river waterfall western oil landscape painting

“Sun Sparkles And Aqua”
Darcie Peet
Oil  12″ x 9″


Darcie Peet Lavender Daybreak Wind River Range Wyoming lake mountains landscape oil painting sold

“Lavender Daybreak”
Darcie Peet
Oil   18″ x 24″


Darcie Peet May Melt Tumble high mountain snow trees western oil landscape painting sold

“May Melt And Tumble”
Darcie Peet
Oil   30″ x 20″


Recognition, Awards and Honors:
Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson, AZ – Honorary Artist Member
Corporate Collections: Arrabelle Hotel, Rock Resorts, Vail, CO
Vail Valley Medical Center, Vail, CO
Pearce Museum, Corsicana, TX, permanent collection
Mountain Oyster Club, Tucson, AZ, permanent collection
Friends of Western Art, Tucson, AZ, Guest Speaker, April 2019
A Timeless Legacy: Women Artists of Glacier National Park – Hockaday Museum, Kalispell, MT
2019 Award of Merit from the National Oil & Acrylic Painter’s Society Online Showcase
2017 Best Miniature – American Women Artists-National Exhibit – Scottsdale, AZ
2015 American Art Collector – Award of Excellence
Cowgirl Up! National Exhibit – Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ
2014 First Place-2 Dimensional on Canvas
Oil Painters of America-National Exhibit
2013 John Marion Pardy Landscape Award of Excellence
American Impressionist Society
2009 Award of Merit – Arts for the Parks
2005 Top 100 – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum
2008 Award of Excellence – Quick Draw – Nomadas del Arte
2010 Honorable Mention
2008 Award of Excellence – Salon International, San Antonio, TX
2013 Jury’s Top 60 Award
2012 Merit Award-Western Genre
2012-2010, 2008 – 2006 Jury’s Top 50 Award – Tucson Plein Air Painters’ Society – Juried show – Tucson, AZ
2009 Third Place, Honorable Mention
2008 Third Place
2007 First Place and Honorable Mention
2006 Artists’ Choice Award
2005, 2003 First Place
Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters Association “Best of Plein Air”
2007 Honorable Mention – Rocky Mt. Plein Air Painters – National juried exhibit and quick draw
2008 Award of Excellence – Winter Park, CO
2006 Award of Merit – Winter Park, CO
2005 Best of Show – Jackson Hole, WY
Rocky Mt. Plein Air Painters – Painting the Parks – Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
2004 Artists’ Choice Award
2004 Collectors’ Choice Award
2003 Award of Excellence
Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters Association Juried Members Annual Exhibit
2003 Honorable Mention
American Plains Artists Juried Invitational – Midland Texas
2003 Honorable Mention and paintings selected to travel to the Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa TX
2002 One of 27 paintings selected to travel to the Ellen Noel Art Museum, Odessa TX
Plein Air Tucson
2001 Best Floral

2019 Western Art Collector,”Collector’s Focus: Painting the National Parks
Leave It As It Is,” P. 78-79, 81, 84. July 2019.
2019 Western Art Collector,”Heating Up,” P.122-123, 125. May 2019.
2019 Western Art Collector, “Collector’s Focus: Western Landscapes,” p.125, March 2019.
2019 Western Art Collector, “State of the Art: Arizona, Darcie Peet” p.100, January 2019.
2018 Western Art Collector, “Collector’s Focus: Painters of Mountains-Evolving Peaks,”p.96-97, June 2018.
2018 Western Art Collector, “Art Show Preview-Mountain Retreat,” (Oil Painters of America), p.120,122, May 2018.
2018 Western Art Collector, “State of the Art: Arizona, Darcie Peet” p.75, January 2018.
2018 Western Art Collector, “Collector’s Focus: Roaming the West” p.71;
“Miniature Traditions” P. 50, 53. February 2018.
2018 Western Art Collector, “State of the Art: Arizona, Darcie Peet” p.75, January 2018.
2017 Southwest Art, “American Impressionist Society,” p.26, 27, October 2017.
2017 Southwest Art, magazine cover and feature article, “Wilderness Tidings” p.58-63, June 2017.
2017 Western Art Collector, “Collector’s Focus: Painting Canyons & Deserts-Muted Majesty” p.78-79, May 2017.
2017 Western Art Collector, “Embracing the Heat,” p.113, 115, May 2017.
2017 Western Art Collector, “Collector’s Focus: Western Landscapes” p.68, March 2017.
2017 Western Art Collector, “Wall to Wall” p.84, February 2017.
2017 Western Art Collector, “Collector’s Focus: Winterlands” p.60, 62, February 2017.
2017 Western Art Collector, “State of the Art: Arizona, Darcie Peet” p.90, January 2017.
2016 Western Art Collector, “Montana’s Legacy” p.43, May 2016.
2016 Western Art Collector, “Summer offerings” p.79, 81, May 2016.
2016 Western Art Collector, “State of the Art: Arizona, Darcie Peet” p.80, January 2016.
2015  Southwest Art, “Wide Open Spaces – Darcie Peet,” p.77, February 2015.
2014  Western Art Collector, “Forces of Nature. Contemporary Western Landscapes,”
“Darcie Peet” p.86, March 2014.
2014  Western Art Collector, “State of the Art: Arizona, Darcie Peet” p.88, January 2014.
2013  Western Art Collector, “Recreating the Adventure-
Landscape painter Darcie Peet evokes majesty and fascination,” P. 158-159, March 2013
2013  Western Art Collector“State of the Art: Arizona, Darcie Peet” p.75, January 2013.
2012  The Vail Daily, “Love Affair with Landscape,” July 20, 2012. p.B13
2012  Western Art Collector, “Cowgirl Camaraderie,” P.189, 191, 193, March 2012
2012  The Vail Daily, “Artist Darcie Peet exhibits new work in Vail at Cogswell Gallery,” P. B7, February 18, 2012.
2011  Western Art Collector, “Genre of Place-Collecting Landscape Art,” p. 108, 112, March 2011.
2011  Western Art Collector, “State of the Art: Arizona” p. 67, January 2011.
2010  American Art Collector, “Golden State,” p.170-173, September 2010.
2010  Western Art Collector, “COWGIRL UP! Top female artists capture the spirit of the West,”
p. 88, 92-93, March 2010
2010  Art of the West, “Getting There is My Elation,” p. 44-49, January 2010
2010  Western Art Collector, “State of the Art-Arizona,” p. 69, January 2010
2009  American Art Collector, “National Juried Exhibition of the American Impressionist Society,”
p.90,94, October 2009.
2009  American Art Collector, “Perceptions of Place,” p.164-167, September 2009.
2009  The Desert Leaf, “Darcie Peet: A Painter’s Journey” p.51, 63, March 2009.
2008  Southwest Art, “Exclamation Points- Darcie Peet,” p.86-91, p. 164, July 2008.
2008  Vail Valley Magazine, STYLE: “Darcie Peet: Exploration and Discovery,” Style p.62-63, Summer 2008.
2007  Sedona Red Rock News, The Scene,, “Plein air artists paint live and on deadline,” p. 3, October 19, 2007.
2007  Cowboys and Indians, “Gallery Tour-Darcie Peet,” p. 68, January 2007.
2006  Steamboat Today – 4 Points, “Quick Draw” –
“Plein air painters have one week to capture the Yampa Valley on canvas” p.10-11, July 7, 2006.
2005  Southwest Art, “Peet Wins Top Award,” p. 42, October 2005.
2005  Art of the West, “Darcie Peet Wins Best of Show,” p. 95, September/October 2005.
2005  Vail Daily, “Cogswell Gallery Hosts Artists, Darcie Peet, Melissa Cooper,” B6, August 27, 2005.
2005  Summit Daily News, “Local Artist Wins Best of Show,” A10, August 9, 2005
2005  Southwest Art, “Water in the Landscape-Darcie Peet,” Feb. 2005
2005  Cultural Times, “Darcie Peet-Plein Air Painter,” Jan-Feb 2005
2004  Southwest Art, “On the Scene, Rocky Mountain Plein Air Event,” p.30, Nov 2004.
2004  Art Talk, Art Buzz, p. 10, Nov/Dec 2004.
2004  Vail Daily, “Cogswell Shows Darcie Peet,” B2, September 14, 2004.
2004  Vail Daily, “Local Artist Garners Big Award,” Front Page and B1, September 7, 2004.
2004  Art Life-Arizona, “Artist Profile-Darcie Peet,” Key 27-28, Vol. 17.
2001-2002 Art Life-Arizona, Fall/Winter, “En Plein Air,” One of a 5-artist group on Canyon de Chelly painting trek.
1997  Lake Superior Magazine, “Five Artists of Vision,” p. 21, May 1997.


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