Len Chmiel is considered to be a master of design and composition. His work is represented in the collections of various museums and major corporations. A book of his work, Len Chmiel: An Authentic Nature, depicts four decades of the artist's melodic, evocative, and often abstracted depictions of the land. At the end of 2011 Masters of the American West, his painting Gold Rush, Yuba River won both the James R. Parks Trustees' Purchase Award and the Booth Western Art Museum Artists' Choice Award. Other honors include Best of Show at the 2009 Maynard Dixon Country exhibition. His painting 'Life Imitates Art' is part of the permanent collection of the National Museum of Wildlife Art. He has been featured in American Artist, Business Week, Southwest Art, and Western Art Digest.
Portrait of an Old Crab
Fall Ends with Solstice