Bruce Grabin: Pre Dawn and Dusk Plein Air Paintings

Bruce Grabin: Pre Dawn and Dusk Plein Air Paintings

I have been recently working on a series of plein air – pre dawn, and dusk oil painting from the Ojai area.  I love the the dramatic rich purple shadows created at these times of day.  Also, busy getting ready for our OSA October tour.   Hope you can come and...
Ojai Studio Artists Fall Tour Offers More Variety than Ever!

Ojai Studio Artists Fall Tour Offers More Variety than Ever!

Fall Tour: More Variety Than Ever! Offering visitors a rare inside look at the working spaces of more than 70 artists in the Ojai Valley, this year’s Ojai Studio Artists (OSA) Tour is the biggest event in the group’s 38-year history, drawing on the legacy of...
Fall Tour Preview Kicks Off with Exhibit at The Ojai Valley Museum

Fall Tour Preview Kicks Off with Exhibit at The Ojai Valley Museum

Fall Tour Preview Kicks Off with Exhibit at The Ojai Valley Museum Perception & Persistence, an exhibition of OSA artists participating in the annual fall Studio Tour is open through October 10 at the Ojai Valley Museum. This year’s tour is the largest ever, with...
Spark Taylor: Why Plein Air?

Spark Taylor: Why Plein Air?

I am a plein air painter—an observer of nature’s beauty all around us.   I describe my work as contemporary impressionism—modern, but reaching back to the inspiration of the pioneer impressionists of the late 19th and early 20th century—the folks who rode a...
Hallie Katz: Reinventing Myself

Hallie Katz: Reinventing Myself

What have I been doing lately?  Re-inventing myself!   I ran a gallery with my husband in downtown Ojai for many years. When we closed HumanArts exactly two years ago to retire from the retail biz, we were ready to change course. Immediately we started renovating and...