The Art of Texas State Parks
A Centennial Celebration, 1923–2023
Joel's artwork will be included in this book published by TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY PRESS.
"The Art of Texas State Parks offers readers increased awareness of Texas parklands and heightens their popular appeal through the elegant and inspired works of some of Texas’ finest contemporary artists."


Foltz Fine Art to Host “The Art of Texas Parks” Exhibition & Sale
Benefitting Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation, on view July 15–August 27, 2022

Gallery Exhibition:  July 15 - August 27, 2022
*Closing Reception: Thursday, August 18th, 5:30-7:30 
Virtual Sale : July 1 – August 31, 2022
On view from July 15–August 27, 2022, Foltz Fine Art will host an Exhibition and Benefit Sale on behalf of Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation presenting a preview of thirty selected works from the upcoming and long-anticipated Art of Texas Parks publication and 2023 touring museum exhibition. 
36th Annual Bosque Art Classic
"Mt. Hood" and "Moring Glory" were accepted into the 36th Annual Bosque Art Classic in Clifton, TX. The 2021 Bosque Classic features over 186 works of art by artists across the nation.
"Singing Bowl" accepted into NOAPS Associate Members Online Exhibition  
"Morning Light" accepted into NOAPS National Exhibition  
“Morning Light” was accepted into the National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Society's National Exhibition to be held at Principle Gallery in Charleston, SC.
"Trees Like Towers Long Ago" accepted into the AAPL Members Show
All of the artwork may be viewed at americanartistsprofessionalleague.org from 1 April - 30 August. The American Artists Professional League is composed of a curated group of member-artists representing the finest of American Realism.
Three drawings accepted into the 14th International ARC Salon Competition
This year the ARC received 4,941 entries from 83 countries. Three drawings: "The Old Man by the Lake (Interview With a Tree)",  "Deaver's Ranch" and  "Kreische Family Home" were all selected as finalists in the drawing category.
35th Annual Bosque Art Classic
"In The Pantry" was accepted into the 35th Annual Bosque Art Classic in Clifton, TX. The 2020 Bosque Classic featured over 231 works of art by artists across the nation.
San Antonio Art League & Museum
5.15.2020 - 6.26.2020
"The Music of the Wind was exhibited in THE 90TH SAN ANTONIO ART LEAGUE Juried Online Exhibition ​​​​​​​
Artist of Note article in Southwest Art:
Joel's art featured in the May 2020 issue of Southwest Art magazine.
Best of America Small Works National Juried Exhibition 4.5.2020 - 6.7.2020
This year Mcbride Gallery in Annapolis Maryland hosted the National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Society's Best of America National Juried Exhibition - Small Works. Click below to see all the paintings.
Exhibition:
The Secrets of Creation
11.2019 - 1.2020

This exhibit features drawings from the past year telling a story of nature through the beauty of trees.
Thin Space 16"x16" Oil on Panel - Awarded "Best Landscape"
Awarded “Best Landscape” in the 2019 Best of America National Juried Exhibition
The Montgomery Lee Gallery in Park City, Utah, hosted the National Oil and Acrylic Society's Best of America National Juried Exhibition in the fall of 2019. Out of over 900 entries and among 124 paintings in the show, "Thin Space" was awarded Best Landscape.
After The Flood - Watercolor on Paper
34th Annual Bosque Art Classic
"After The Flood" was accepted into the 34th Annual Bosque Art Classic in Clifton, TX. The 2019 Bosque Classic featured 231 works of art by 136 artists from all over the nation.
The Music of the Wind 18"x28" Pencil and Charcoal on Paper
"Music Of The Wind" accepted as a finalist in the 14th International ARC Salon Competition
The 14th International ARC Salon received over 4,300 entries from 73 countries, the finalists represented constitute approximately 35% of works submitted.
Illustrations for "The Goat Woman - New Children's Book
Illustrations for "The Goat Woman:
A new children’s book written by JoAnne Beaty, illustrated by Joel R Edwards and published by Baylor Press.
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