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California Impressionists: The Masters & The Greats They Inspire
October 3, 2019 - November 17, 2019
With an aim to connect the great and timeless legacy of historic California Plein Air art to the 21st century, Studios on the Park presents California Impressionists: The Masters & The Greats They Inspire. In this exclusive and exceptional exhibition, 41 of our nation's premier painters pay homage to their historical counterparts with new paintings inspired by masterworks from artists such as Maurice Braun, Selden Gile, Edgar Payne, Granville Redmond, Marion Wachtel and others.
I was invited to paint a piece inspired by Paul Grimm. The granitic mightiness of the Eastern Sierra Nevada and southern low desert peaks of Mt. San Jacinto have inspired me for decades. So, Grimm’s mountain subject matter resonates and his tenacity in pursuing his muse for 30 years. My pastel of Mt. Tom is in homage to Grimm’s Palisades Glacier, but in my own voice.