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...
Mariana Peirano: Interview with Shoutout LA

Mariana Peirano: Interview with Shoutout LA

I was recently interviewed for the online magazine Shoutout LA. Shoutout is designed to help get the word out about great local businesses, artists and creatives. They featured my studio and Norman took the opportunity to pose. To view the interview please visit:...
Leslie Plimpton: Painting with Mixed Media

Leslie Plimpton: Painting with Mixed Media

Have you ever noticed how much packaging comes with our on-line purchases? I purchase all my clothing on-line and notice there is an overabundance of tissue paper, tags, and sometimes even a personal note from the seller thanking me for my purchase.  It can be...
Patrish Kuebler: 3D Encaustics

Patrish Kuebler: 3D Encaustics

The Last of the Second Saturday Open Studio visits  in 2022 is in the Oak View / West End areas of Ojai – on Saturday,   August 13!   I invite you to visit my studio to see new and older works – pastel and encaustic.   My newest endeavor is putting a 3-D...
Stephen Edwards: Fragility and Friction

Stephen Edwards: Fragility and Friction

I have been a working sculptor and educator for 50 years. I have always made work about what is around me. In the past, my pieces were about the beauty of nature and our interaction with it. Then my life took a dramatic change. I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease...
Carlos Grasso: Contemporary Art

Carlos Grasso: Contemporary Art

I usually greet collectors, curators and visitors to my studio with a “welcome to my playground!” My art requires the essential element of play, whether designing my own colorful modern mandalas on paper and canvas, cutting and shredding painted the canvas by hand, or...