Payne’s Power

Wanderlust, combined with a love of nature and an incredible natural artistic talent, made Edgar Alwin Payne (1883 – 1947) one of the most sought after and celebrated of California’s early plein air painters. Edgar Payne Canyon Mission Viejo, Capistrano, N.d. Oil 24″ By 28″ Private Collection Courtesy of The

Spiritual Messenger

His Native American friends call him Big Red Ears, because he listens so intently to their stories; Two Chairs, because he takes up two chairs when he sits down; and Spiritual Messenger, because he is sharing their stories. Dave McGary Chief Washakie Bronze The unveiling of this monument in our

On His Way

Discovering evocative imagery created by emerging artists is one of the most exciting and rewarding perks of spending time at galleries and special exhibitions. For this reason, art enthusiasts will want to look for works by Dustin Van Wechel, a wildlife painter whose name ranks high on the list of

I Paint Heroes

Historical artists are a different breed. That’s one of the first things David Wright will tell you, and he has more than three decades of credibility to back him up. David Wright Red Mountain Trapper Oil 30″ By 24″ David Wright Scouting For Prime Pelts Oil 36″ By 60″

Painting the Eden of the Sierra

Matt Smith Shadow Creek Falls Oil 30″ By 22″ Charles Muench Sierra Patterns Oil 24″ By 30″