I joined our motley collection of artists this year for our informal annual painting trip, this time to paint in Utah. Hailing from the East coast, West coast and Mexico, we all stayed together at a lodge and traveled to many of the parks nearby, including Canyonlands National Park, Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point … Continue reading On Location in Utah
July 11-15, 2011 – Representing the Figure: Drawing and Painting I’ll be one of four instructors this summer at CSU Fresno Summer Arts program presenting painting workshops along with F. Scott Hess, Yu Ji, and Samantha Minear. Though the title focuses on the figure as a subject, we’ll also be focusing on still life and … Continue reading CSU Summer Arts Workshop
A Window on Provincetown, 12″ x 12″, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, © Eric Merrell Paintings from the recent group trip to Cape Cod and Provincetown will be presented January 15 – February 28, 2011 in Creative Convergence: Cape Cod, exhibited at the Cape Cod Museum of Art (60 Hope Lane, Dennis, MA 02638) … Continue reading Cape Cod Exhibits
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
The winter semester at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art in Van Nuys, California starts next month, and the Landscape Painting Class will be in full swing again beginning Saturday, January 16th, 2010. The class runs for eight consecutive Saturdays, and class size is kept small so students will receive plenty of individual instruction. … Continue reading The New Year @ LAAFA
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