An Interview with Eric Merrell Discussing His Salton Sea Haze and Gustav Klimt’s (1862-1918) Attersee, 1909 by Stephanie Campbell (Summer 2013 issue, CAC Newsletter) Eric Merrell, Salton Sea Haze, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, 30″ x 30″ American Legacy Fine Arts, Pasadena Gustav Klimt (1862-1918), Attersee, 1901, Oil on canvas, 31.57″ x 31.57″ Leopold … Continue reading The Artist As Critic: Art That Inspires
The Call of the Desert (Box Canyon), 12″ x 16″, Oil on panel, © Eric Merrell The lure of the desert recently bit me again and so I went out to the Coachella Valley to paint with Andrew Dickson, Joe Forkan, Yu Ji and Larry Groff at the Salton Sea and some other great spots … Continue reading Desert Wanderings
Spaceship Landing, 30″ x 30″, Oil on canvas mounted on panel, © Eric Merrell Out Over the Desert (Key’s View), 10″ x 10″, Oil on board, © Eric Merrell These two paintings from the Salton Sea and Joshua Tree National Park will be included in the upcoming 99th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition of the California … Continue reading The California Art Club’s 99th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition
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.