OSA Awards $10,000 in Art Scholarships

OSA Awards $10,000 in Art Scholarships

The Ojai Studio Artists will award $10,000 in scholarships to six talented high school and college students living in the Ojai Valley at an awards ceremony at the Ojai Valley Museum on Saturday, May 28, 2022  from 2 – 4 pm. The winners are Malia Barreras-Float,...
Robert Larkin: Based on a True Story

Robert Larkin: Based on a True Story

I’m a firm believer in that art need not be a battle to create or find meaning in. After 20 plus years as a self-taught, representational painter, I went back to school in my 40s and got a BFA in studio art, and an MFA in studio art with an emphasis in critical...
Dorte Bistrup: Treasures of Fantasy

Dorte Bistrup: Treasures of Fantasy

My studio is my sanctuary where I can get lost for hours working on one project for a while and then moving on to another while listening to music or Audible (highly recommend “Circe” by Madeline Miller).   I usually have three very different works in progress at all...
Christopher Noxon: Transfixed and and Grateful

Christopher Noxon: Transfixed and and Grateful

There’s something magic about seeing artwork in the place where it’s created – it’s like climbing a tree to get a look inside a bird nest. Or touring a factory to see all that goes into something you previously thought of as a single simple object. I’m...
Linda Taylor: Working in Woodcuts

Linda Taylor: Working in Woodcuts

Because of the isolation caused by the pandemic, I have reached out to other printmakers across the U.S, in a group hosted by Julie Lapping Rivera through Zea Mays Print Studio in Florence, Mass.  It has been very gratifying to share inspiration and techniques with...