Robert Bissell's Imaginary Realism invites us to examine the world of animals, a mirror to human existence and self-reflection. Bissell focuses on detailed panoramas, bronze sculptures and wildlife portraits. He hopes that his artwork resonates with the public and reconnects them to the nature we left behind for our cities. Join us at the gallery for refreshments and live dedications on July 21st and July 22nd, as we meet the artist, Robert Bissell.
Jon Paul is a large format film photographer who focuses on landscapes and nature. Jon has a passion for outdoors and pristine natural places like Lake Tahoe and National Parks. His images are untouched and capture the raw beauty of the world he experiences. Join us on Jon Paul's photographic journey at the gallery on July 28th and July 29th, as he makes dedications and tells the story behind his photos.
Maya Eventov is known as the "Pallet Knife Painter." Maya loves rich, bold and bright colors of Mediterranean and often portrays scenes from her travels in her landscapes and even as a background for her still-life. Maya developed a technique of etching on oil and wants to share with you the warmth of afternoon sun and the heat of the sidewalk, the smell of exotic flowers and the taste of ripe fruit. Join us at the gallery August 4th and August 5th while Maya paints live and invites us into her artistic world of romance and bliss.
Jack Storms' glass sculpting begins at the heart of the design, by creating a core of lead crystal which is cut, polished and laminated creating reflective mirrors. When wrapped in optical glass, the refraction of light as it passes through the glass art creates rainbows of hypnotic color. The 10-week process of repetitive cutting, grinding and polishing requires intense passion and rigid self discipline. Join us at the gallery, August 11th and August 12th, for refreshments as Jack dedicates and presents his work.
Tim Cotterill’s bronze frog sculptures capture the whimsical character, the jewel-like quality, and the pure joy of these beautiful little creatures. Cotterill, also known as Frogman, used to watch frogs at his pond in England, noting how each one had its own color markings, character and even personality. Frogman also sculpts bronze koi, birds and geckos. Join us at the gallery on August 18th and August 19th to meet Frogman in person!
Eric Christensen is a celebrated Napa Valley wine artist. He is the only known artist capable of hyper-realism using traditional, transparent watercolor. Due to his strong background in painting, botany and gourmet cooking, Christensen exquisitely captures the romance of wine country in his landscapes and still-lifes. Join us at the gallery on August 25th and August 26th as we host Eric Christensen for live painting and dedications.
Michael Flohr is an abstract expressionist who effortlessly captures the movement and energy of his nightlife and cityscapes. Flohr's brushstroke technique combined with his masterful use of light creates a sense of "déjà vu" for the outsider looking in. His interpretation of light and ability to convey multiple senses in his paintings is what has made his work so desirable. Join us on September 2nd and September 3rd for refreshments as Michael Flohr dedicates his work and paints live at the gallery.
Alexander Volkov is an oil painter who has had a lifelong fascination with architecture, landscape and still-life subjects. Alexander brings drama and poetic expression into his photorealism work. He has a keen understanding of the relationship of light and dark and he merges mood and atmosphere, evoking powerful emotions that create harmony. Join us at the gallery on September 15th and September 16th while Alexander Volkov paints live and dedicates his work.
Ira Reines is a Sculptural Etherealist who was greatly influenced by Art Deco Master Erte. Reines' personal style began to evolve from classical mythological to more contemporary themes. His sculptures depict near-perfect beauty and often appear to be emerging from the process of creation. Join us at the gallery on September 22nd and September 23rd as Ira Reines sculpts live and dedicates his work.
Michael Parkes' is the world's leader in Magical Realism. He is a master of stone lithographs, bronze sculptures and oil paintings. The subjects of his artwork seem to merge the realms of the dream world and reality. His work evokes a mysterious atmosphere, influenced by ancient mythology and eastern philosophy. Join us at the gallery on October 7th for hors d'ourves as Michael Parkes dedicates his exquisite art.