Don Sahli is active/lives in Colorado, New Mexico. Don Sahli is known for expressive mountain landscape painting.
Biography Don Sahli
A landscape painter much influenced by the vigor and intense colors of
19th-century Russian art, Don Sahli lives in Evergreen, Colorado and
spends much time painting the mountain scenery near his home. He
was born in Borger, Texas, and by age 14 was selling his paintings and
had gallery representation. His parents encouraged his
talent. He studied for several semesters at the University of
Texas and took upper level art classes, and then set out, finding
workshops to further his art education.
A trip to Taos, New Mexico changed his life because he discovered the
painting of Sergei Bongart, a Russian immigrant painter and teacher who
lived both in Idaho and California. Going to Idaho to find
Bongart, Sahli took cla
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