Upcoming Events

Come visit us at Ameri-Can on 11 Washington Street in Ellicottville NY March 11th between noon and 6pm. I will be painting in the center gallery and adults can drop by with their kids for some FREE Mardi Gras beads !   Watch me paint and please feel free to ask questions.  New works can be seen in the Store window as well as the center Gallery

This website is currently under construction so please check back often for updates during Feb. 2017

Todd S. Plough





Since 2000, Todd Plough has taught impressionist workshops in Allegany State Park, Salamanca NY, Discover Ellicottville, Ellicottville NY, Dave Poulin Studios, Jamestown NY, Nannen Arboretum, Ellicottville NY & Ellicottville Central School, Ellicottville NY,  and Great Camp Sagamore, Raquette Lake ADKs

Currently (2017), he teaches weekly classes at Ellicottville Memorial Library, Ellicottville NY and Salamanca Public Library, Salamanca NY as well as private lessons upon request.


  • Born in Batavia, NY 1965.  Raised in Western New York until 1983, moved to Eastern Tennessee.  In 1991, returned to his family’s 1840’s homestead to work as an artist.


  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville       
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1989                          
  • Major: Graphic Design/Illustration                                    
  • Area of Interest: Painting, Photography                                        
  • Walter’s State College @ Morristown, TN
  • Associates of Science, 1985
  • Major: Psychology
  • Area of Interest: Psychology/Biology


  • 1980- GCC Batavia, NY 1st place Watercolor Purchase Award
  • 1981- GCC Batavia, NY 3rd place Mixed Media Award
  • 1982- GCC Batavia, NY –Juried Show
  • 1983- Jefferson Memorial Library, Jefferson City, TN -1st (Drawing)
  •          & 2nd place  (Terra Cotta Sculpture)
  • 1984- Water’s State College, Morristown, TN –Juried Show
  • 1984- Countryside Gallery, Morristown, TN -1st place purchase Award (Oil)
  • 1984- Art Source Knoxville, TN –Gallery Artist
  • 1985- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN –Ewing Gallery
  • 1986- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN –Ewing Gallery       
  • 1987- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN –Ewing Gallery
  • 1988- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN –Ewing Gallery – Juried Show-Purchase Award
  • 1989- University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN –Ewing Gallery – Juried Show-Purchase Award
  • 1990- Countryside Gallery, Morristown, TN – Fall Juried Exhibition
  • 1991- Ray Evan’s Theater, Salamanca, NY- Juried Show – 1st place (Oil)
  • 1992- Irish Art and Antiques, Ellicottville, NY – Fall Festival Exhibition
  • 1992- Great Blue Heron, Ellicottville, NY –Purchase Award
  • 1992- Buffalo Home Show, Buffalo, NY - Best of Show, Oil paintings/Interiors
  • 2000- Spot Coffee, Ellicottville, NY-  One Man Show “ Carnivore Carnival-Fauvism”
  • 2001- Discover Ellicottville, Ellicottville, NY- One Man Show “Impressionism”
  • 2002- Discover Ellicottville, Ellicottville, NY- Fall Festival Exhibition
  • 2003- Western New York Artist’s Group, Buffalo, NY- Invitational juried show - “Valentines”
  • 2003-Verne Stein Fine Art , Clarence, NY
  • 2004- DeLynn’s Gallery, Franklinville, NY- Juried show – Impressions
  • 2004- George’s Art & Antiques, Little Valley, NY –Impressionism & Regionalism
  • 2005- Kenan Center, Lockport, NY –Garden Reflections juried show
  • 2005- Old Lyme Art Association , Old Lyme Conn. juried show
  • 2005- Arts Center /Old Forge Adirondack Region juried show
  • 2005- Designed Museum of American Cutlery, Cattaraugus, New York
  • 2006-Accepted in Copley Society of Art Boston Mass






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