Featured Artist: Jason Tako & Southeastern Wildlife Expo (SEWE)

Blessing the Thunder Iron by Jason Tako 38×30″ Oil

Jason Tako. His paintings are so impressive. Just look at the raw emotion in this painting. Like his video says, “history on canvas” – You can feel the importance of this moment. This ritual is so beautifully depicted – Jason has strong, beautiful paintings Continue reading “Featured Artist: Jason Tako & Southeastern Wildlife Expo (SEWE)”


Featured Artist: Wei Jason Situ!

Afternoon Light by W. Jason Situ 11×14″ Oil

Wei Jason Situ. I would call this artist a “painter of light”. It’s incredible how beautiful his paintings are and how the light depicted is so spot on.

You can see all the different places that W. Jason has painted… he captures each place with the utmost confidence and experience, creating truly beautiful paintings.

See more of W. Jason’s work via these links:

Website  |  Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Galleries


W. Jason Situ was born in 1949 in Guang Dong, China. He began painting in high school during China’s “Cultural Revolution” and completed his art education at the Guangzhou Fine Arts Institute, one of China’s most prestigious and competitive art academies. In 1989 Mr. Situ immigrated to the United States with his family. He was fascinated by the beautiful California landscape and soon decided to become a plein air painter. He has been a full-time artist since 1997 and has shown his work across the United States. He is a prolific, dedicated painter, receiving numerous awards in prestigious juried art competitions, including many “Best of Show” and “First Place”awards. He has been featured in many publications, and strives to keep contributing his best to the beauty of the art world, painting what brings him joy as an artist.

He is a signature member of the California Art Club, the Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters Association, Oil Painters of America, Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters and an honorary member of the Tucson Plein Air Painters Society.

Mr. Situ has won numerous awards for his artwork including the “Best in Show-National Award of Excellence,” Oil painters of America 10th Annual National Juried Show. “Artist’s Choice Award,” “Best of The Show” in La Quinta Plein Air Juried Competition, and He has also been featured in several fine art publications including Art of the West, Southwest Art and American Artist.

Read more about W. Jason via the orange Bio link above…

Catch you back here tomorrow!


Featured Artist: Brian Sindler!

Winter, Anetsberger by Brian Sindler 36×36″ Acrylic

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Featured Artist: Edward Duff!

Nightfall by Edward Duff 36×48 Oil

Edward Duff. His paintings will WOW you! This painting reminds me so much of where I grew up. We lived on a very cool river in Michigan, near Canada. The view across the river is very much like this image. The sunrises and sunsets that we would see are breathtaking. Continue reading “Featured Artist: Edward Duff!”

Stunning Wooden Bowls – Thanks Dad!

Stunning Wooden Bowls – Thanks Dad!

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Featured Artist: Michael Hedges!

Polar Vortex by Michael Hedges 72×58″ Acrylic/Oil

Michael Hedges. Michael was inspired by the Polar Vortex that affected so much of the country with the coldest temps on record for many areas. This painting is fabulous – with the (VERY) cool (icy) blues, the ENERGY and the airiness. I love all of Michael’s colorful paintings, they’re so dynamic. This one was a bit different, as was the Polar Vortex! You can tell that this man loves to paint! Continue reading “Featured Artist: Michael Hedges!”

Featured Artist: Albert Kline!

Afternoon Boat Wash by Albert Kline 12×16″ Watercolor

Albert (Al) Kline. His paintings contain a bit of magic. I think “Afternoon Boat Wash” is a fabulous painting. I love the movement (the water from the hose is amazing!), the bits of color, the gorgeous water and the stunning, but subtle, background. Continue reading “Featured Artist: Albert Kline!”