A painting project focused on Santa Barbara’s land grant ranches
David Schwindt, Slopes on the Little Colorado, oil, 8 x 10. By Mary Jo Pitzl Take 15 artists. Insert in two rafts. Add easels, canvases, assorted oils, acrylics, and watercolors. Send them down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. After eight days, remove from river, stash paintings in backpacks, and hike eight miles...
Tonalist painter Catherine Anderson finds solace in the Napa Valley landscape
Romantic Realist A major exhibition of paintings by 19th-century artist Martin Johnson Heade is on view at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art through August 13/>
Jeff Uffelman’s offbeat still lifes offer an uncommon view of common fruits and vegetables
Dorothy Lampl's still lifes reflect the relationships between multiple objects.
California artist Melanie Florio
Jill Hackney serendipitously discovered her unique style of painting in 2004. After shaving down some cheap bristle brushes, she noticed the odd way the paint traveled across the canvas. “I’d see these streaks happening, and I thought, ‘What if I did a whole painting like this, with all the brush strokes only going in...
Michelle Torrez's figures move with expressive energy