For more than 30 years, painter and illustrator Keith Batcheller worked nationally for many major companies creating designs and paintings for advertising, publishing and the movie industry. His clients have included the NFL, USAF, Mattel Toys, Franklin Mint, Knotts, and Coca Cola. Keith has also done movie posters for many of the Hollywood studios—including over 50 movie posters for Walt Disney Studios.
A native of Southern California, Keith graduated with Honors from Art Center College of Design. He began his professional career in New York City as an illustrator. As a representative of the Society of Illustrators, Keith has done paintings for the United States Air Force Art Collection, some of which have been displayed in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum as well as the Pentagon.
In recent years, Keith has turned his efforts and talent exclusively to the sale of his original oils, limited edition prints and giclées. He has always had a keen interest in Western art, the history of the Old West and Native American people. He loves painting wildlife and landscapes that tell a story and convey a strong sense of emotion. He has been honored with many accolades and awards in his career.
Recent Shows and Awards
The Slo-Poke Western Art Show, Seaside Gallery, Pismo Beach, CA; Mountain Oyster Club Contemporary Western Art Show & Sale, Tucson, AZ; Boque Art Classic, Western Art Show, Clifton, TX; The Cattlemen’s Western Art Show, Paso Robles, CA; American Miniatures Art Show at the Settlers West Gallery, Tucson, AZ; and, The Cheyenne Wyoming Western Spirit Art Show at the Old West Museum.
Gillman Historic Ranch Wild West Days Art Show, Banning, CA – won Best of Show in 2016 and First Place Award for Best Oil Painting in 2017; San Dimas Festival of Arts Art Exhibition “California Images,” San Dimas, CA – nominated for Best Oil Painting.