Artistic Touch: Ojai artist taps her East Coast roots for latest exhibit
Published 5/23/2013 at 11:05 p.m. 0 comments
Bernadette DiPietro latest exhibit is a series of photos of clotheslines taken on cruises around the world.
Artistic Touch: Venturan followed different paths before discovering art
Published 5/16/2013 at 11:54 p.m. 0 comments
Susan Colla of Ventura tried a number of different routes before becoming an artist.
Artistic Touch: Former nurse finds a new career in watercolors
Published 4/25/2013 at 9:20 p.m.
It wasn't until she retired from a long nursing career that Sandra Sue Ford, of Thousand Oaks, started watercolor painting and entered a new phase of her life.
Artistic Touch: Camarillo artist finds beauty in Ventura County landscapes
Published 4/18/2013 at 10:00 p.m.
Victor A. Schiro's first experience with art at the age 6 was seeing his grandfather's drawings covering the walls of his New York apartment. It made a lasting impression.
Artistic Touch: Microscope allows Moorpark photographer to combine her love of art and science
Published 4/11/2013 at 9:52 p.m.
Using a camera and a microscope, Carol Roullard combines her love of art and science by creating stunning abstract images.
At 85, Oxnard artist is still asking questions and moving forward
Published 4/4/2013 at 6:41 p.m.
Art has been the major thread throughOxnard artist Don Fay's life and at 85, he isn't slowing down.
Artistic Touch: For Ventura photographic exhibit, the devil is in the essence, not detail
Published 3/29/2013 at 12:00 p.m.
Resembling abstract art more than photographs, Amy Oliver's latest series presents the essential nature of her subject rather than the details.
Artistic Touch: Saticoy artist wants people to connect emotionally with her work
Published 3/23/2013 at 5:00 p.m.
Susan Petty is showing her paintings and drawings with Michele Chapin's stone sculptures in an exhibit titled, "Old Hands, New Works," Saturday through July 14 at the Santa Paula Art Museum.
Artistic Touch: Dentist finds creative expression in sculpture
Published 3/14/2013 at 11:02 p.m.
Norm Reddick uses similar tools to shape raw materials into objects of beauty in his artwork as well as his career. Reddick practices restorative and cosmetic dentistry. In his free time, he sculpts stone.
Artistic Touch: Photography goes from a part of his life to a passion for Ventura man
Published 3/7/2013 at 9:27 p.m.
For the past 30 years photography has been a part of Dan Holmes' life — in the last 10 years has it become a passion.
Artistic Touch: Best of show comes early in career of Simi Valley artist
Published 2/28/2013 at 4:52 p.m.
At age 23, Erika Craig has done what many artists never have — win best of show in an exhibit.
Artistic Touch: Oak Park artist proves scientists can paint
Published 2/21/2013 at 5:39 p.m.
During his career, Lee Zimmerman designed radars for missiles at Hughes Missile Systems. Now in retirement, he is painting watercolor scenes. And he is enjoying it.
Artistic Touch: Oak Park artist felt the need to create her pieces
Published 2/14/2013 at 1:36 p.m.
Oak Park artist Carole Sysart of Oak is exhibiting some of her felt pieces and watercolors at the Doyon Gallery in Camarillo through June 30.
Artistic Touch: Ojai artists find document aging process in their work
Published 2/7/2013 at 5:53 p.m.
Through their artwork, Alice and Richard Matzkin explore issues related to the aging process. Alice's large acrylic paintings and Richard's sculptures depict the trauma but also the beauty and acceptance of advancing age and the inevitable end of life.
Artistic Touch: Former science teacher finds his next project in stained glass art
Published 1/31/2013 at 4:54 p.m.
For 32 years, Peter Churchill taught science. He said he never thought he'd be an artist, but now he works in stained glass and loves it.
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