Focus on Stacy Phillips
A visit with Bill Moomey
Santa Barbara is renowned for its natural and man-made beauty. For over a century, the coastal enclave 90 miles northwest of Los Angeles has attracted top American artists, making it a focal point of California
Wilson Hurley, who painted these murals over a period of five years in the 1990s, was born in 1924. That would make him 80 years old this year. He is nearly 6 feet 6 inches tall and works out three times a week, which makes him improbably fit for the physical tasks of painting...
Visit with a variety of artists...featuring Kate Breakey
Having first made his mark on the art world in the late 1980s with meticulously detailed, adroitly observed, and emotionally resonant depictions of North American and African wildlife, Edward “Ned” Aldrich might reasonably be expected to have been born and raised studying nature in far-flung wide-open spaces. Except that he was born and spent...
One recent morning, sculptor Robin Laws’ three favorite models went wild for no reason at all. Jennifer, Elizabeth, and Libby suddenly charged through a nearby cluster of chickens. “There was a real chicken explosion,” Laws recalls.
In the opening chapter of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Alice tumbles down a long, long rabbit hole into a magical realm where the Cheshire Cat, Mock Turtle, and March Hare hold court. Likewise, when viewers enter kingdoms created by artist Robert Bissell, they often feel as if they, too, have somehow...
Clyde Aspevig is an artist who paints with remarkable singularity of purpose.
Chauncey Homer, who grew up in the Four Corners area of the Southwest, near Farmington, NM, likes to paint scenes of the past and present West