A Place of Clarity; Crystal Lake, San Gabriel Mountains, 30″ x 30″, Oil on canvas, © Eric Merrell “A Place of Clarity” will be part of the upcoming California Art Club’s 101st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition opening March 31, 2012 at a new exhibition venue: The Autry National Center, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los … Continue reading 101st Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition
This Too Shall Pass – Arroyo Seco, 9″ x 12″, Oil on panel, © Eric Merrell (Private collection) I’ll be giving a short presentation about my work at 1 pm on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the Henderson Community Building, 72559 Highway 111 at El Paseo (Entrada del Paseo) in Palm Desert for the 6th … Continue reading Palm Desert and Pasadena events
This Sunday, March 14, I’ll be part of an exhibition at La Casita del Arroyo in Pasadena, California. It will only be up for that one day from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., so please stop by and check it out if you can. There will be some good artwork to see and it should … Continue reading Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco
Christmas in the Air (The Arroyo Seco), 14″ x 14″, Oil on panel, © Eric Merrell Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to everyone! Wishing you a peaceful holiday season with all the enjoyment it brings and none of the stress that tends to accompany. I’m looking forward to plenty of good things in the … Continue reading Christmas in the Air
One Hundred Years! It’s an amazing feat for any group, let alone an art club where the demands of the career as well as individual temperaments generally keep members working in isolation. Today marks the Centennial of the California Art Club. The founding of the club was first reported by Antony E. Anderson in the … Continue reading Happy 100th Birthday CAC!
I’m in an article in today’s Pasadena Star-News, October 14, 2009: California Art Club Celebrates 100-year History with new book. Download a PDF here. Continue reading Pasadena Star-News article
This is the second article on the history of the California Art Club that I’ve researched and written, which will be published in the upcoming Winter 2009 issue of the California Art Club Newsletter. If you would like a hard copy of the Newsletter, let me know and I can get one to you. To … Continue reading Bischoff’s Bright Idea
Sunday, October 5, 2008 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The California Art Club and the La Casita del Arroyo Foundation are joining forces for the second year in a row to present a special exhibition and sale of plein air paintings of the Arroyo Seco, Southern California’s most celebrated canyon. The exhibition will feature new … Continue reading Plein Air Paintings of the Arroyo Seco