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California Impressionists: The Masters & The Greats They Inspire at Studios on the Park.


  • Studios on the Park 1130 Pine Street (between 11th and 12th), Paso Robles, CA 93446 (map)

California Impressionists: The Masters & The Greats They Inspire
October 3, 2019 - November 17, 2019
Studios on the Park, Atrium Gallery, Paso Robles, CA

With an aim to connect the great and timeless legacy of historic California Plein Air art to the 21st Century, Studios on the Park presents California Impressionists: The Masters & The Greats They Inspire. In this exclusive and exceptional exhibition, 41 of our nation's premier painters pay homage to their historical counterparts with new paintings inspired by masterworks from artists such as Maurice Braun, Selden Gile, Edgar Payne, Granville Redmond, Marion Wachtel and others.

Featured Artists
Jeff Bellerose inspired by Elmer Wachtel's "Hope Ranch"
Chris Chapman inspired by Paul Grimm's "California Hills"
Ken Christensen inspired by Birger Sandzen's "Pines and Rocks"
Marsha Connell inspired by Arthur Grover Rider's "Flowers, Capistrano Mission"
Rick Delanty inspired by Joseph Kleitsch's "San Fernando Mission"
Karl Dempwolf inspired by Alfred Mitchell's "A Canyon in Autumn"
Kathleen Dunphy inspired by John Marshall Gamble's "Wild Mustard"
Aimee Erickson inspired by Alice B. Chittenden's "Children Playing at Seashore"
Mark Fehlman inspired by Louis Siegriest's "White Houses, Danville, 1920"
Kadin Goldberg inspired by Maurice Braun's "Twilight Landscape"
Susan Guy inspired by William Gaw's "Point Lobos"
Marc Hanson inspired by Donna N. Schuster's "Yosemite Falls"
Holli Harmon inspired by Colin Campbell Cooper's "Women Playing in Surf"
Carolyn Hesse-Low inspired by William F. Jackson's "California Poppies, Sierra Foothills"
W. Truman Hosner inspired by Christian Von Schneidau's "Inspiration"
Susanna Hoy inspired by Anna Hills' "Near the Sea, Miles Ranch, Sept. 1915"
Debra Huse Ressel inspired by Frank Cuprien's "At Dusk, LaJolla"
John Iwerks inspired by William Griffith's "Lupine in Bloom"
Anne Laddon inspired by August Francoise Gay's "Still Water Cove"
Ann Larsen inspired by Selden Connor Gile's "Figure in Boat"
John Lasater inspired by Will Sparks' "Shepherd's Home"
Sergio Lopez inspired by Mary DeNeale Morgan's "Farmhouse in Poppy Fields, Carmel Valley"
Carolyn Lord inspired by Emil J. Kosa, Jr.'s "Spring is Joy"
Nancy Maconald inspired by Anna Hills' "The Old Adobe, Los Angeles"
Jim McVicker inspired by Christian Von Schneidau's "The Artist with His Palette, 1917"
William Mitchell inspired by William H. Clapp's "Abandoned Farm"
Ernesto Nemesio inspired by Sam Hyde Harris' "The Misty Harbor, Newport"
Rita Pacheco inspired by Jean Mannheim's "Lazy Morning"
Anton Pavlenko inspired by Cornelia de Haaf's "Pacific Coast, 1958"
Camille Przewodek inspired by William Adam's "Untitled"
Lori Putnam inspired by Edgar Payne's "Dana Point"
Randy Sexton inspired by Alson Skinner Clark's "Moonlight in the Mission San Juan Capistrano"
Michael Situ inspired by Joseph Kleitsch's "Evening Light, Laguna"
Wei Jason Situ inspired by Theodore Wores' "Mile Rock Light House from the Ocean Shore of S.F., 1928"
Tom Soltesz inspired by George S. Bickerstaff's "Poppies and Lupine"
Teri Starkweather inspired by Benjamin C. Brown's "Landscape, Flower Fields"
Tom Swimm inspired by Granville Redmond's "Resounding Surf"
Carol Talley inspired by Percy Gray's "Shadow of an Oak, 1919"
Elizabeth Tolley inspired by Marion Kavanagh Wachtel's "Mission San Juan Capistrano Garden"
Michele Usibelli inspired by Selden Connor Gile's "Mother and Child, Marin County, 1924"
Jeff Yeomans Maurice Logan's "Redwood Empire"

Exhibition Special Events
Preview Party
with Jean Stern of The Irvine Museum
Thursday, October 3

Art After Dark Paso Opening Reception
Saturday, October 4: 6 pm - 9 pmStudios on the Park in Paso Robles, CA

Earlier Event: September 9
Sonoma Plein Air