Ray Strong, Zion, Portal Cliffs, ca. 1946, oil on canvas, 25 x 30. Courtesy of Tim Strong.

Ray Strong | Remembering a Master

In a career spanning the last three-quarters of the 20th century, painter Ray Strong (1905-2006) strove to capture the essence of the western landscape. California’s voluptuous, sunbaked foothills, dotted with clusters of live oaks, are his best-known subjects, but his oeuvre also includes depictions of Oregon, New York, Arizona, Utah, Canada,...

Cindy Wilbur, Scent of Lavender, oil, 16 x 16.

Cindy Wilbur | Shoot for the Moon

Over the years, studying with such landscape painters as Gil Dellinger, Kathleen Dunphy, and Brian Blood as well as teaching workshops herself, Wilbur's approach has evolved from fairly realistic to a looser, impressionistic style.
Jeremy Winborg, The Potato Seller, oil, 24 x 18.

Jeremy Winborg | Following his Heart

Gradually, the artist found less and less satisfaction in merely “painting what I thought would sell.” That’s when he began turning back to the mostly American Indian-inspired figurative works that the East Coast gallery owner had warned him to avoid.