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In his ongoing series exploring the lives of everyday workers, Santa Barbara artist Bill Woolway appreciates those who work in the lettuce and strawberry fields, rain or shine. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Acrylic on canvas. 22"W x 28"H.
$980.00
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Originally inspired by his dog, found lost in the desert, Santa Barbara artist Bill Woolway adds to his Lost Doggie series in this new work evoking the vastness of nature and the loneliness of being lost. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Acrylic on wood. 11"W x 14"H.
$750.00
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Just as spring melts the winter's snow, Nicole Strasburg's dog, Molly, begins a favorite walk at this willow tunnel in the mountains behind Santa Barbara, which leads to a mountain meadow and into an enchanted forest. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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The changing seasons in the mountains behind coastal Santa Barbara are a constant delight and inspiration to Nicole Strasburg. Here, she captures the first bursts of spring as the mountain sage peeks through the winter's snow. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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Capturing winter at its peak in the mountains behind Santa Barbara, Nicole Strasburg celebrates the seasonal contrasts of brilliant blue skies, pine forests and fresh snow. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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Silhouetted against a brilliant blue spring sky and branches still bare from winter, a passing finch captures the attention of Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg, who chronicles the changing seasons in her evocative paintings. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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Done just days before the four blue jay fledglings took their first flight, this painting from Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg gets a birds' eye view of the mountain jays' nest nestled low in a juniper bush. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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A favorite retreat of Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg is the Los Padres National Forest, replete with hiking trails and butterscotch-scented Jeffrey pines. Her evocative painting of the forest's piercing blue skies and ever-changing cloudscapes delivers a piece of summer itself. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 24"W x 24"H.
$2,900.00
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Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg often visits the Channel Islands, where kit fox are a federally protected species. During one such visit, this little charmer came up to sun near Nicole as she was having her lunch, posing for photos in return for a little snack. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg spends a lot of time on local mountain trails with her dogs. On one such outing, she encountered a coyote hunting nearby and couldn't resist painting him in his natural camouflage echoing the colors of the field and grasses. USA. Exclusive. Original work, subject to prior sale. Oil paint on birch panel. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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Painted in 2013, this evocative scene by Santa Barbara artist Bill Woolway continues to explore his fascination with the land and the characters, animals and people, who are not only on it but of it. USA. Exclusive. Acrylic on wood. 25-1/2"W x 19-1/2"H.
$1,200.00
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Riding horses since her childhood in South Africa's Stellenbosch wine country, artist Karen Bezuidenhout often depicts them on their own, without riders, at one with nature. USA. Exclusive. Acrylic on canvas. 36"W x 36"H.
$3,700.00
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In the earthy colors she prefers, borrowed from her birthplace in South Aftrica, Santa Barbara artist Karen Bezuidenhout celebrates the energy and elegance of a single hummingbird among abstracted flowers. USA. Exclusive. Acrylic on canvas. 16"W x 20"H.
$1,200.00
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One of Santa Barbara artist Karen Bezuidenhout's favorite subject is horses, beloved since her childhood. In this striking 2012 painting, she imagines them silhouetted against a blazing sky, bleaching them as though by the sun. USA. Exclusive. Acrylic on canvas. 36"W x 48"H.
$4,200.00
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Two of Santa Barbara artist Karen Bezuidenhout's favorites—horses and nature—take center stage in her stark 2013 painting that evokes the expansiveness of earth and sky. USA. Exclusive. Acrylic on canvas. 36"W x 36"H.
$3,700.00
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In his 2013 painting, Santa Barbara artist Bill Woolway pays tribute to workers in fields not far away, who labor in rain or sun to cultivate the earth and feed the planet. USA. Exclusive. Acrylic on wood. 18"W x 15"H.
$780.00
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Primitive, abstract and very personal, Karen Bezuidenhout's work evokes the wonder, simplicity, love of nature and serenity with which she paints. Reared on a farm in South Africa's winelands, she now lives in Santa Barbara, California, where she's constantly influenced by her beautiful surroundings. Horses, chickens and peaceful landscapes are favorite subjects for her acrylic canvases, which are owned by private collectors all over the world. Her work has been exhibited at galleries in South Africa and California. Paintings are one-of-a-kind, subject to prior sale. 20"W x 16"H.
$1,100.00
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Primitive, abstract and very personal, Karen Bezuidenhout's work evokes the wonder, simplicity, love of nature and serenity with which she paints. Reared on a farm in South Africa's winelands, she now lives in Santa Barbara, California, where she's constantly influenced by her beautiful surroundings. Horses, chickens and peaceful landscapes are favorite subjects for her acrylic canvases, which are owned by private collectors all over the world. Her work has been exhibited at galleries in South Africa and California. Paintings are one-of-a-kind, subject to prior sale. 16" x 20".
$1,100.00
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Primitive, abstract and very personal, Karen Bezuidenhout's work evokes the wonder, simplicity, love of nature and serenity with which she paints. Reared on a farm in South Africa's winelands, she now lives in Santa Barbara, California, where she's constantly influenced by her beautiful surroundings. Horses, chickens and peaceful landscapes are favorite subjects for her acrylic canvases, which are owned by private collectors all over the world. Her work has been exhibited at galleries in South Africa and California. Paintings are one-of-a-kind, subject to prior sale. 24"W x 20"H.
$1,400.00
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About this enigmatic painting, Santa Barbara artist Bill Woolway comments, "Through rain or shine, the migrant workers plant it, then pick it. I paint these workers not on the land but locked into and a part of the soil that nourishes us." Acrylic on wood, embellished with found metal bottle caps and coffee stirrers. Exclusive. 15-1/2"W x 18-1/4"H.
$550.00
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Often described as "intuitive," the paintings of Santa Barbara artist Bill Woolway are often inhabited by figures of a temporal quality, not on the land, but locked into and a part of the land that nourishes us. This recent painting, incorporating his signature visceral slices of color, illustrates his credo: "I paint what I feel and go where my brush takes me." Exclusive. Acrylic on canvas. 11"W x 14"H.
$500.00
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Living and working at Apifera Farm in Oregon, Katherine Dunn paints “from the heart of a feeling, living member of Mother Earth.” Her horse, a constant companion, figures in this canvas painted with a subconscious understanding not fully clear to her conscious self, creating the mystical quality prevalent in much of her work. Acrylic on canvas, signed on the back. One of a kind original, subject to prior sale. 36" x 36".
$3,600.00
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Katherine Dunn of Apifera Farm, Oregon, has a horse as constant companion and consistant muse. Riding him, she often feels that she is floating, experiencing the world in a very visceral way that invites new perspective, as evident in this evocative canvas with light and dark moons. Acrylic on canvas, signed on the back. One of a kind original, subject to prior sale. 24" x 30".
$3,500.00
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The animals she rescues and the wonders of nature are a constant inspiration for Katherine Dunn, who lives and works at Apifera Farm in Oregon. This small canvas depicts the artist on her mini-donkey, amidst roosters in the barnyard with an enigmatic open gate. Acrylic paint and collage on kiln dried pine, signed on the back. One of a kind original, subject to prior sale. 12" x 12".
$1,200.00
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A favorite spot of Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg is the Los Padres National Forest, just north of Santa Barbara on the California coast, with an endless supply of hiking trails. Mile High, within the forest at the beginning of a popular trail, starts at 5200 feet, the beginning of a stand of Jeffrey Pines that emit an intoxicating smell of vanilla or butterscotch. The day she's captured here, in oil on a birch panel, began with snow in the morning, yielding to a beautiful sky as the storm moved off, leaving a wintry wonderland. One of a kind, subject to prior sale. 12"W x 12"L.
$750.00
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Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg captures the north county's Refugio Road, on the ridge of grazing land that runs along the mountain range looking south to the sea, during one of the rare times when rain has been plentiful and the trees and hills are green and lush. Oil on a cradled birch panel. One of a kind, subject to prior sale. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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On the eastern end of Santa Cruz Island, the largest of the Channel Islands, Island Pass is a favorite spot for day trips hiking, snorkeling, kayaking or adventurous camping. Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg's atmospherically graphic painting captures one of the many hiking trails leading through the diverse landscape. Oil on a birch panel. One of a kind, subject to prior sale. 12"W x 12"H.
$750.00
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Santa Barbara artist Nicole Strasburg relishes the infrequent thunderstorms that dowse the usually semi-arid grasslands of Refugio Road, along the ridgeline overlooking the sea. Here, she captures the waning of a storm, as the sun peeks through the clouds to illuminate the fresh green grasses. Oil on a birch panel. One of a kind, subject to prior sale. 12"W x 12"H. Additional shipping, $40.
$750.00
Using vintage clothing and linens as inspiration, Carolyn Holman clips reclaimed fabric with spontaneous imprecision, incorporating rustic swatches into Flowers for a Picnic. Having applied multiple layers of beeswax, resin and pigment, she fuses her mix of mediums onto wood with the heat of a blowtorch, creating the veiled translucence that defines her work. One of a kind; subject to prior sale. 24" Sq.
$2,250.00
In Carolyn Holman's paintings, a scrap of an old apron might become a tulip; cuttings from an old shirt might morph into a daisy. Here she creates a joyous bouquet, some of the blossoms based in reality, others completely fantastical. The translucent depths arise from her encaustic technique: Layers of beeswax, resin and pigment are fused onto wood with the heat of a blowtorch. One of a kind; subject to prior sale. 18" Sq.
$1,650.00
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Born and bred on a mid-western farm, Katherine Dunn had never experienced the ocean before moving to Oregon; when she saw the Pacific, it was love at first sight. This painting expresses the mystery and exoticism or the Oregon coastline, as well as the salty smell and crashing sounds. Acrylic on pine board. One of a kind; subject to prior sale. 12" square.
$1,100.00
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Artist Nicole Strasburg seeks to reflect, rather than reproduce, nature in her evocative landscapes. In "Creek Birch", she has captured the ever-changing beauty of a solitary birch tree and tall grasses swaying in the breeze. This one-of-a-kind oil painting is signed and dated 2007. 18"W x 24"H.
$2,100.00
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The wind on Katherine Dunn's Oregon farm speaks to her spirit. At times she feels it responding directly to questions on her mind, at others she finds it brings unexpected messages. In this painting, she pictures herself listening to its voice, taking in its influence. Acrylics, pastels and collage on pine board. One of a kind; subject to prior sale. 12" Sq.
$1,100.00