Brian Grimm’s painterly oils of western wildlife derive from a lifelong pursuit of artistic excellence
Texas sculptor Jason Scull powerfully portrays the western ranching heritage that is in his blood
Mary Russell’s still lifes forge a synergy between objects and the spaces surrounding them
Ray Hare’s close-up canvases of animals capture the energy of the natural world
By Norman Kolpas Of Science and Nature, egg tempera on paper, 12 x 12. Just a few miles from Carol Mothner’s home is the rugged, high-desert landscape that inspired some of Georgia O’Keeffe’s most glorious paintings. And a few blocks outside Mothner’s door is Santa Fe’s historic plaza, with its adobe buildings that have been […]
Arizona-based plein-air painter Joan Marron-LaRue travels widely to create her landscapes and cityscapes
Emotional experiences demand an abundance of talent and an absolutely sure hand if an artist is to convey them without crossing that point of no return into melodrama or kitsch. There’s no chance of that happening in Karen Vance’s oil-on-linen paintings.
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
For almost all of her precocious 25 years, art has been a highly personal means of expression for painter Tiffany Williams
Oil painter Po Pin Lin applies a love of nature fostered in his native Taiwan
to the sights of Northern California
By Norman Kolpas
About two years ago, while on a skiing trip with friends in the High Sierra town of Truckee, CA, Po Pin Lin looked up into the sky and beheld a sight he had never before seen in his 29 years: falling snow. “It was incredible,” he says with a smile, the awe he felt then still evident on his face.