The Coastal Awakening at SLOMA

Light On The Path II oil on canvas 36”x36” by Erin Lee Gafill Join us at the San Luis Obispo Art Museum for “The Coastal Awakening: An Esalen Perspective” 5pm – 7pm Friday September 21 1010 Broad Street on the west end of Mission Plaza. This exhibition features new works from my Land, Sea, Sky series,[…]

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Passion of Painting

Love of Paper

All my life I’ve been intrigued by paper. I’ve loved the sound of a sheet of Ivory Vellum being yanked through the platen of a typewriter. The smooth edges of a freshly cut reem. The pebbled surface and deckled edges of a stiff sheet of 300 weight cotton cold press. The rainbow of potential exposed[…]

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Jumping in

Day One. Venice, Italy. Tom says let’s stop and paint. I say OK. We sit and face in different directions. As usual I choose the easier composition. Evening sky, reflected on water, bracketed by old palazzos punctuated by shuttered windows. Essentially vertical rectangles with a few decorative details, small terraces dotted with potted plants, bracketed[…]

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Dreamtime at Ventana through November, 2018

  Join me Saturday September 8 at The Glass House Gallery at Ventana in Big Sur for a two hour painting demonstration. I’ll be working in oils, from nature and direct observation, on a large canvas approximately 4’x5′. I’ll be sharing my color palette, brushes, and general approach to landscape painting “alla prima”. 2pm-4pm Painting[…]

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