When the California Art Club returns to USC’s Fisher Museum of Art to present their 104th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition from March 29 – April 19, 2015 this spring, I’ll be exhibiting a new large painting titled The Rush. This piece is located in the Pinto Basin of Joshua Tree National Park. Purchase tickets to … Continue reading 104th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition
Support a New National Monument in California Plans for a new National Monument that would connect Joshua Tree National Park and the Mojave National Preserve in the California Desert. Solar Energy Firm Drops Plan for Project in Mojave Desert (Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times, September 18, 2009) Brightsource Energy Inc. drops plans to build a … Continue reading A New National Monument in the California Desert
Spaceship Landing, 10″ x 10″, Oil on board, © Eric Merrell I recently took a trip out to the Salton Sea to explore and paint with my friends Andrew Dickson and Samantha. Man, what a gorgeous place – but so inhospitable. Not the people, though; we met some very nice folks, including Leonard Knight who built … Continue reading Beware of Fish Scapulas, etc.