Western Art Exhibit in Solvang.

Solvang Western Art Exhibit - Opening October 8th, 2016, in Solvang, California

Solvang Western Art Exhibit – Opening October 8th, 2016, in Solvang, California

Western Art Exhibit Opening October 8th, 2016 in Solvang, California.

SSolvang Antique, annual Western Art Exhibit opens on October the 8th, 2016. It will be celebrated in conjunction with Judith Hale Gallery. A wonderful selection of new works for this opening includes paintings by noted artists Nancy Davidson, Howard Carr, Betty Carr, Grace Schlesier, Lynelle Echeverria, and Jean Lubin. There are also new wood carvings by Bill Churchill and Lou Mariani. And bronze sculpture by Dee Prater and Joseph Krausz.

“I look forward to this annual exhibit of Western artwork,” says Judith Hale. “We have had a great response from our artists. I am overwhelmed by the rich colors and tones. And with the relationship of the cowboys and their horses.”

“She has captured the special moment when a cowboy stands alongside his horse”.

In Davidson’s latest painting Hale notes, “She has captured the special moment when a cowboy stands alongside his horse. You can almost sense the relationship that exists between them.” She added that “In a large format oil painting, Davidson has captured colors and tones of the materials and textures being worn.” Davidson is a noted artist from Santa Barbara, recognized for her large striking equine images. She participates nationally in many equine art events.

Howard and Betty Carr are husband and wife painters from Arizona. Each one is widely recognized and honored in the art world. Betty Carr was honored to be asked to join the American Impressionist Society It’s a very prestigious group of impressionist painters. She has been a highly valued teacher for the Scottsdale Art School. Howard Carr is also an impressionist painter, slightly looser in his style. His genre is very versatile. He often uses garden or courtyard themes. Recently he has done a variety of chefs, both restaurant and barbecue cooks. For this event he has the cowboys at the campfire. They are great ranch and kitchen choices.

Visitors will enjoy the selection of artwork that is on display for this special event.

Stop by to see the many different artworks on display October 8th through November 14th. All works will be available for viewing and purchase at Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery.

The Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery is situated within Solvang Antiques showroom, exhibiting original works of art dating from the 18th century. In addition to the antique selections, visitors will enjoy the stunning works by contemporary artists represented by the Judith Hale Gallery. Openings rotate throughout the year with special features such as the Spring and Holiday Art Shows. Other theme are displayed,, such as the Western Art Exhibit. Always there are recognized artists, formerly found at the Judith Hale Gallery in Los Olivos, CA, which includes traditional and Western themes.

Solvang Antiques
1693 Copenhagen Drive
Solvang, California


Information and Images shared from Solvang Articles. Image credits: Author Nancy Davidson, 2016.



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