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Scenic California Seen at the Gate

The painting is titled “The Hunter” and depicts an egret intent on securing his next meal. Rendered in vivid purples against an orange sky, the bird wades through waters reflecting hues of his surroundings. The image, along with a number of luminous landscapes such “Merced...

Art Star Nominees Announced

The categories and the nominees are: best new arts program, Artist Open Studios, Marine Mammal Studios, Musical Theatre University; arts patron of the year, Robert Hayden III, The James Irvine Foundation, and Wells Fargo Bank; outstanding arts collaboration, Festival of Arts and...

Tested by a Force of Nature

Editor, This past week has been extremely challenging and has tested our very souls. The mud and floodwaters took our studios, art work and everything we had worked so hard to accomplish. We would like to thank our friends and family who have arrived at our property with a shovel...