Arroyo Seco Afternoon, 12″ x 16″, Oil on panel, © Eric Merrell These are a number of new pieces I’ve done recently – since moving closer to the Arroyo Seco, I’ve been painting there almost entirely. And since I’m temporarily without a studio, everything is done on location. It’s a fantastic place to paint, and … Continue reading Fresh paint from the Arroyo
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.
This is the second cover article I’ve written for the California Art Club Newsletter (the first being my interview of Evelyn Payne Hatcher in June 2001, daughter of Edgar and Elsie Payne). Thanks to Peter and Elaine Adams, and Jean Stern of the Irvine Museum for their help and contributions in writing this. Disclaimer: I’ve … Continue reading Birth of the California Art Club: Its Founding and First Annual Exhibition
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