Spring Awaits (Limited Edition) Steve Barton Art in “Wavy” Frame From World-Renowned Painter Available at Marcus Ashley Art Gallery in South Lake Tahoe
“I mix many of my own colors to create the bright yellows and reds I love.” – Steve Barton
Lake Tahoe is a famous summer and winter destination for local and international tourists. What many may have not yet discovered is its spring beauty. Visitors can go kayaking on the lake, paddlewheel on the Emerald Bay, hike the Sierras, and try their luck in the casinos. It is also an opportunity for a stopover at Marcus Ashley Gallery where the complete Steve Barton art collection offers loose impressionistic illustrations of California’s spring blooms in radiant colors.
Along with floral bouquets, red doors are also Barton’s favorite subject matter. In Spring Awaits, both are represented, though the latter is the focal point. Interestingly, its shape in this piece appears to be similar to the artist’s “Wavy” frame invention. Perhaps the undulating outline that mimics the rise and fall of the sea is a subtle reminder of his signature simple life on the beach theme. And his trademark eager strokes and ardent textures, give the scene a mysterious air.