A view of a western forest and some quality time with his daughter served as the inspiration for local banker and businessman Rick Hatcher’s painting for the Logan County Art League’s “Not So Bad Art by Good People” fundraiser.
Rick Hatcher, president of Citizens Federal Savings & Loan, holds an acrylic painting he made from a photo of the woods by moonlight he took while visiting his daughters in Colorado. He is one of 15 local “celebrities” painting pieces of art for the Logan County Art League’s first “Not So Bad Art by Good People” project. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)
“We have two daughters and their families that live in Colorado (one in Durango and one in Denver) and have taken so many beautiful Colorado pictures over the years, so I definitely wanted to use one of these,” Mr. Hatcher, president of the Citizens Federal Savings and Loan, said. “We were in Denver at our daughter Alisa’s home over the Christmas holidays and I was telling her about the ‘Not So Bad Art’ contest. She and I looked over some great photos and this is the one we both liked and one maybe I would be able to paint.
“She is a graphic designer and has much artistic ability (although not sure where she got it), so she definitely was my inspiration.”
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