New Photo-realism series by D.A.Hartley.

Hello friends,

I have begun a new series  'Places in Nature', which has been a continuous theme throughout my career.

My last series of paintings, mixed media,  were on 4' x 6' wood panels.

The new series are on canvas, 30" x 40", and will be painted in a 'photo-realistic' style.

First in series, based on a photo by Chris Gilbert.                      'Batholith', painting in progress 2010.                                                                                                    Acrylic on canvas, 30" x 40".


Next in series, waterfall, photo DA Hartley. Oil on canvas, 30" x 40".

                                                      Photo by DA Hartley, Kauai beach. Oil on canvas, 30" x 40".

Recent Exhibition, Kaweah Land and Arts Festival, November 2009

Recent Exhibition: Kaweah Land and Arts Festival, November 2009.
Presented by the Sequoia Riverlands Trust.

“Lake Kaweah,” large format video, 2008.

                                           Photo by Randy Vaughn-Datta

“Lake Kaweah”, is a series of still photographs taken daily at Lake Kaweah. They slowly dissolve into each other, creating a video documentation of the rising and lowering of the waters of the lake. After spending many years of driving around this lake, the cyclical seasons flowed into each other, imprinting the beauty that each season offered, the reflections, the spring wildflowers, snow capped mountains, to the golden hills of fall.

“Lake Kaweah” was featured behind the speakers podium during the presentations at the Land and Arts Symposium, College of the Sequoias, November 7, 2009. The panelists/performers were: Paul Buxman, John Dofflemyer, Rob Hansen, Denise Hartley, Tim Z. Hernandez, Ron Jefferson, Matthew Rangel, Sylvia Ross, John Spivey, Dr. William (Bill) Tweed.
Works on exhibition in San Luis Obispo, CA.

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