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Spring Radiance

  Spring Radiance 12 x 12 watercolor on paper  Newest painting of the bright colors of a sunny Southern California spring day.

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Ode to Spring with Huse Skelly Gallery

Carlsbad Flower Fields 8 x 8

Color Fields 8 x 16

I thought these two were the essence of Springtime!

This is an  online exhibit with the Huge Skelly Gallery 

It  is an OnlineGalleryShows.com event from May 8 to June 15

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Monday, April 26, 2021

110th Gold Medal Exhibition /California Art Club


Springtime At the Lagoon 14 x 21
The coast of Southern California has a special quality to the fog-filtered light. Tiny water droplets in the air reflect the light of the sun, creating colors that are pale but brilliant. This is the light I was seeking to capture in "Springtime at the Lagoon"

July 10 to August 7, 2021
Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, Orange, California

Since its 1909 inauguration, the California Art Club has been dedicated to promoting and supporting contemporary-traditional fine art through championing painting and sculpture featuring representational practices. The Annual Gold Medal Exhibition is the most vital platform for demonstrating the best of the realist genre. While participating artists employ time-honored fine art techniques, their featured works in this un-themed exhibition seek to innovate with modern messages that address societal issues from diversity to the environment.

In presenting the 110th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition with the Hilbert Museum of California Art at Chapman University, the California Art Club embarked on an exciting new partnership with this relatively new cultural institution. While our initial plans were to unveil our signature event in Orange County for the very first time, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we presented this much anticipated display on our website with a full slate of online activities and educational programs.

Sunday, April 18, 2021

2 paintings in Lpapa 5th annual waterworks exhibit online May 3 thru 9


The Flower Fields 9 x 12 plein air watercolor

Above California 24 x 18 studio watercolor

These two paintings will be in the virtual online exhibit of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association May 3 to 9. With an online awards ceremony on May 5th. 
This is the fifth annual  WaterWorks exhibit presented in association with the Joe Hanks Van Cleave Foundation.
For more information please visit LPAPA.org after May 3 or for more information email info@lpapa.org.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Spring Song of Malibu in California art club Exhibit at Weismann Museum , Pepperdine

 “Spring Song of Malibu” 18 x 24 watercolor

This is a celebration of the beautiful Santa Monica mountains which act as a backdrop to the Malibu Coast.

Because the rugged hills were never used for ranching , the native plants still burst into bloom in the spring and create a scene to paint that is as much bouquet as mountain. 

“On location in Malibu” exhibition at the Frederick Weismann Museum at Pepperdine University 

California Art Club 

May 22 to August 1