Julie Grist: Women Life Freedom

Julie Grist: Women Life Freedom

“Women – Life – Freedom”  – the  slogan chanted in Iran in September 2022 over the killing of 22 year old Masha Amini by Iran’s military police for improperly wearing her head covering – has not only charged the Iranian public...
Joe Sohm: Up Close and Personal

Joe Sohm: Up Close and Personal

Joe Sohm joins host Ivor Davis for a discussion of his work as one of the nation’s preeminent political photographers at the Museum of Ventura County, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Sohm’s award-winning photographs have been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street...
Leslie Plimpton: Upcoming Show

Leslie Plimpton: Upcoming Show

I am a member of a wonderful art group that specializes in printmaking called the inkspots. We are the only printmaking group in Ventura County and have been showing our work together for 14 years!  There are currently 12 members and I am one of the original members. ...
Christine Beirne: How to you paint plein air without an easel?

Christine Beirne: How to you paint plein air without an easel?

Do you ever have those days where it seems as if you’re not only late but forgot some important items at home? Well, about a month ago I took a workshop with Jove Wang in Santa Barbara. We all met for the first day at the marina. Well… I was late. It was...
Special items at the Amend Art Compound

Special items at the Amend Art Compound

Wyatt (@wyattamendceramics) will show his amazing ceramics. From sculpture to functional (lots of cups!!!), Wyatt’s work is truly unique made with precision. And he and I often collaborate on unique pieces, I paint on his work using glass paints and decals, such...
Lindsay Thomson: Good year for awards

Lindsay Thomson: Good year for awards

This has been a good year for awards for me. I won first place in a Westlake Village Art exhibit, first place at the Ventura County fair and two awards in the Santa Paula Art exhibit, first place and honorable mention. I’m thrilled and honored. I hope to see you...