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Art Gallery Owner Discovers Storage Locker Full Of ‘Junk’ Actually Has Expensive Paintings

Art Gallery Owner Discovers Storage Locker Full Of ‘Junk’ Actually Has Expensive Paintings

Gabrielle Okun | Reporter An art gallery owner discovered that his storage locker full of “junk” was actually stocked with expensive paintings worth up to tens of millions of dollars, he told the New York Post Saturday. David Killen, owner of the David Killen Gallery, was shocked after finding that his storage locker filled with a […]

The Natural World: Variations on a Theme Featuring Paintings by Gina Niebergall

The Natural World: Variations on a Theme Featuring Paintings by Gina Niebergall

SANTA PAULA, CA – Ventura native Gina Niebergall has been an artist for as long as she can remember. She has loved nature for equally as long. “It’s so much fun being a painter in California,” she says. Ventura County holds a special place in her art. The local terrain offers everything a landscape artist […]

Artist Talk: Traveling with Paints, The Joy of Painting in Foreign Lands

Artist Talk: Traveling with Paints, The Joy of Painting in Foreign Lands

Saturday, June 16, 2018, at 2:00pm at the Santa Paula Art Museum. Admission to the talk is included with regular museum admission, which is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, and free for students and museum members. On Saturday, June 16, Pasadena plein air artist Laurie Hendricks will host an artist talk at the Santa […]

Free Arts Alive Festival at Studio Channel Islands, Now in its Fifth Year!

Free Arts Alive Festival at Studio Channel Islands, Now in its Fifth Year!

Camarillo, Calif. — Fine art, live music, fun activities, food and craft beers will come together Memorial Weekend for one of Ventura County’s most popular art festivals, Arts Alive, presented by Studio Channel Islands, May 26 and 27, on the SCI campus at 2222 Ventura Blvd. in Old Town Camarillo. Now in its fifth year, […]

Santa Paula Art Museum to Launch Creative Classes in Summer 2018

Santa Paula Art Museum to Launch Creative Classes in Summer 2018

SANTA PAULA, CA – Explore your creative side! In summer 2018, the Santa Paula Art Museum will launch an innovative studio art program in its newly renovated Cole Creativity Center for children, teens and adults. Professional teaching artists will lead students in hands-on art workshops where they will be introduced to various materials, concepts and […]

Burned, But Not Forgotten!

Burned, But Not Forgotten!

Camarillo, Calif. — Studio Channel Islands will host an opening reception for a new pop-up exhibit, Burned, But Not Forgotten, 4 to 6 p.m., May 5, at the Blackboard Gallery, 2222 Ventura Blvd., Camarillo. The exhibit shares photographs and video as seen through the lenses of two students from California State University, Channel Islands, who […]

Healing Grief through Art | A Six-Week Program

Healing Grief through Art | A Six-Week Program

Camarillo Hospice, A Program of Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association, is offering a six-week Healing Grief through Art Group on Thursday mornings from 10:00 am to 11:30 am.   Group meeting dates:  April 12 & 26 and May 3 & 10 Many of us do not talk about our grief because of the reaction of […]

Hospice of Santa Barbara to Host Open House Reception Showcasing Work of Longtime Resident and Artist

Hospice of Santa Barbara to Host Open House Reception Showcasing Work of Longtime Resident and Artist

Santa Barbara, Calif., —Hospice of Santa Barbara invites the community to view the work of Santa Barbara resident and artist David Glenn (Judd) Crouch at an open house reception to be held Wednesday, April 4 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. David’s artistic career spans 60 years, during which he enjoyed success as an active exhibiting studio artist, as well […]

Scorched Souls: Ojai Studio Artists at the Ojai Valley Museum

Scorched Souls: Ojai Studio Artists at the Ojai Valley Museum

“Scorched Souls” is the upcoming exhibition of the Ojai Studio Artists at the Ojai Valley Museum.  The exhibit documents the OSA artists’ reactions to the Thomas Fire, the largest fire in California state history. The exhibit will run from March 10 to June 17, with both opening and closing receptions.  A portion of sales from the show will […]

Botke Birds and Blossoms Will Exhibit Never Before Seen Works to Reveal Origins of Prized Santa Paula Painter’s Decorative Style

Botke Birds and Blossoms Will Exhibit Never Before Seen Works to Reveal Origins of Prized Santa Paula Painter’s Decorative Style

SANTA PAULA, CA – The late Santa Paula artist Jessie Arms Botke (1883 – 1971) remains one of the most treasured decorative painters of the 20th century. Botke’s richly colored and detailed paintings of birds and flora are particularly prized among art collectors. An upcoming exhibition at the Santa Paula Art Museum, entitled “Botke Birds […]