Vickie McMillan-Hayes, a native Texan masterfully creates breathtaking wildlife, landscape, and nature paintings as well as large public installations that advance global conservation causes. Her paintings have a distinct style to accommodate her disability called Essential Tremors. To create detail, she holds her breath while embracing her painting hand in order to achieve the desired stroke. McMillan-Hayes’s award-winning paintings have been exhibited in private collections, art museums and fine art galleries throughout the country and abroad. Such as: Museum of Western Art; The Briscoe Western Art Museum, Night of the Artists; U.S. Department of State/Art of Embassies collection; The C.M. Russell; South Eastern Wildlife Expo; Mountain Oyster Club, Best Painting; Birds in Art, collection; The Brinton 101, The Brinton Art Museum; The Wildling Museum; Gilcrease Museum, California Art Club and the Salmagundi Art Club; Settlers West, American Miniatures; Front cover- Artists for Conservation front cover/calendar; Artist of the Year – HSC and SCI Hou; published: The Artist’s Magazine; Fine Art Connoisseur; Western Art and Architecture Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine Artistic Excellence award, PleinAir Magazine- best overall Acrylic, AcrylicWorks Book.
Vickie McMillan-Hayes Painting, Acrylic on Board 24 X 18 (Interest categories: Acrylic on Board, Wildlife, Western, Painting, Traditional Paintings, Fine Art, Art Gallery, Vickie McMillan-Hayes Artist)