LPAPA Signature Artist Larry Cannon was awarded Outstanding Watercolor in the March 2018 BoldBrush Painting Competition for “A Moment in Time: Malibu” (16×20 watercolor). This painting was also juried into LPAPA’s recent 2nd Annual “Waterworks” watercolor show. To read more click here: BoldBrush Painting Competition March 2018.
LPAPA Artist Member Ellen Howard shares how she got out of her comfort zone and improved her art while taking a workshop in Boca de Tomatlan, Mexico to study with LPAPA Signature Artist Member Jim McVicker and challenge herself to paint new subject matter and scenery. Ellen says “When you travel, you need to get out of your own way and comfort zone and be open to your place and environs”. Click here to read the full article: OutdoorPainter.com.
LPAPA Signature Artist Robin Purcell’s landscape paintings have been selected recently by four prestigious art organization’s juried exhibits. She shares “I am inspired by mountains and hills of very size. Looking up to a summit or down and across our beautiful bay lifts my spirit. Ever changing light, color and shapes present a constant challenge and make me grow as an artist. I feel lucky to live near the open spaces of Mount Diablo State Park.” — Robin Purcell
The Annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibit in Fallbrook runs February 3rd to April 15th, 2018, and “Just Below Junction” painted on Mount Diablo was selected.
The California Watercolor Society’s Annual National Exhibit includes “Blue Ridge” painted on North Gate, Mount Diablo; the exhibit is at the Marin Society of Artists through January 31st.
The American Impressionist Society National Small Works showcase takes place at the Greenhouse Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio, March 23 – April 21, 2018, and includes “Peak Near the Eiger”.
Robin describes The American Watercolor Society International Exhibit as the most important watercolor exhibit in the world and will be on exhibit at the Salmagundi Club in New York, April 4-28, 2018, and will include her Mount Diablo painting “Curry Point November”.
LPAPA Artist Member Maureen Blackhall is featured in a solo exhibition at the La Playa Gallery in La Jolla, California, titled “San Diego Inspired” – a group of oil paintings which exemplify back-country, beach and city settings and seascapes throughout San Diego County. The reception will be Friday, February 23, 2018, 5-8 p.m., and exhibition can be viewed until March 19, 2018. For more information visit LaPlayaGallery.com.