Local artist glass artist Gary Elshoff of Grafton, a member of the American Society of Aviation Artists, has been honored with the acceptance of his work in the ASAA 2012 International Aerospace Art Exhibition at The “Air Zoo” Aviation Museum, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Mr. Elshoff was one of only thirty-four artists from around the world whose work was selected. The display opens June 3rd and runs through September 8th. His work, titled “Denver Climb-Out,” is a stained glass window panel that depicts a Federal Express MD-11 aircraft over the Rocky Mountains near Denver, Colorado.

The American Society of Aviation Artists was formed in 1986 to bring together, in one professional body, artists who are acknowledged leaders in the field for the purpose of recognizing and promoting interest in aviation art as a fine art form. Artist members are selected by a group of their peers on the basis of their demonstrated abilities and experience. Membership currently numbers over 250 artists and associate members representing all corners of the United States. Foreign affiliates are also welcomed, with members hailing from a number of countries around the globe. Mr. Elshoff has been an ASAA member since 2011.

SG - FedEx MD-11 2011.1The ASAA holds annual forums which cover a variety of subjects and valuable information for artists, collectors and aviation enthusiasts alike. This year’s Forum opens its program in Kalamazoo with guest registration on Monday, June 4th.

For more information:

Gary Elshoff
745 Cambridge Court
Grafton, WI  53024
Nanette O’Neal ASAA
Executive Secretary
6 Nathan Drive
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
(732) 940-1646
Email: asaacontact@asaa- avart.org
Website: www.asaa-avart.org