2019 Final ARTIST CAtalog

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W ELCOME

tothe

9thAnnual

SLOPOKE

acontemporary&westernfineartshow

FLAG ISUPFARMS

901EastHighway246,Solvang,California

JoinUp,BronzeSculpture,PatRoberts

Friday,Sept.27th5:30pm -7:30pm

SaturdaySept28thShow TIME:10AM -5PM

SundaySept.29thShow TIME:10AM -4PM

ADMISSION:$35

($30OnlineinAdvanceforBothDays)

includes,lunch,parking,artbooklet,music,winetasting


W elcometoSolvang


TheW ildlingMuseum

1511-BMissionDrive,Solvang,CA93463

TheWildlingMuseum ishonoredtoparticipateinthe2019SLOPOKEbyjudgingtheBestWildlifeArt

AwardsponsoredbyArtoftheWestMagazine.SLOPOKEandtheWildlingMuseum havepartneredto

highlightwesternartfeaturedatthisyear'sSLOPOKEandattheWildling,wherethecurentexhibition:

CelebratingtheNationalLandsofCaliforniaisonviewthroughJanuary20,2020.TheWildlingwasfounded

in1997withthemisiontoeducateandinspirenewaudiencestocareaboutthepreservationofour

dwindlingnaturalareasthroughart.Withthreefloorsandover5,000squarefeet,themuseum candisplay

uptofivediferentexhibitionssimultaneously.TheBarbaraGoodalEducationCenterfeaturesprograms

androtatingcommunityartshowsbyschoolgroups,seniorresidencefacilities,andmore.TheWildling

reliesonsupportfrom foundationsandindividualstoprovideexhibitionsandprogrammingforaltoenjoy;pleaseconsidersponsoringanexhibitionormakingadonationtothePatiJacquemainExhibition

Fundbyemailinginfo@wildlingmuseum.org.


SLOPOKE2019

ARTISTS

ThomasBlackshear,I...Jurist/GuestArtist

Tom Burgher

NancyDavidson

RobertDeLeon

GailFaulkner

KarenFedderson

AlexiFine

IvanieFinsvik

ErrolGordon

TeresaLynnJohnson

ValeriyKagounkin

TamaraMagdalina

SandyMcDaniel

LisaJohnson-McLoughlin

JohnPeterson

MargoPeterson

KathieReis

PatRoberts

NaomiShachar

MarissaTodd

EzraTucker

DavidPaulVenel

AnnWhite

PamelaWildermuth

Jim Wodark


TexasChilin”,32x37,OilonBoard


Tom B.Burgher

Alifelongphotographer,Tom isneverwithoutacamera.Photographybecameaseriousstudyinearly

adulthoodwhenfilm andadarkroom weretoolsofthetrade.Inthatera,heprovidedphotographyfor

BatikUnlimited,abookbyartistJoaniferGibbs.Thenthedigitalrevolutionprovedtobenotonlyadisruptivetechnology,butalsoastimulustohiscreativeproces.Helearnedatworkshopsledbyrenowned

photographersGeorgeLeppandBobKrist,wonseveralawardsandwaspublishedinafewannualbooks

ofphotography.Friendsteasehim aboutbuyingafineartgalerytoselhiswork,buthehadturnedprofesionaladecadeearlier.Muchofhisimage-makingknowledgeisduetoexposure(nopunintended)to

theartandartiststhatheandhiswifeSherierepresentinSeasideGalery;andalsothroughtheircrea-

;

tionoftheirseparatebusines,theSLOPOKEExhib-

ition.Drawntobigskyviewsoflandandsea,Tom

discoveredaloveforwesternartthroughtheannual

MastersoftheAmericanWestExhibitionsatthe

AutryMuseum inLosAngeles.Theskiledartistsand

colectorshemetandbefriendedtherehavesetthe

barforanappreciationandefectivepresentationof

world-clasart.Alwaysonthelookoutforanew

approachtodiscriminatehisphotographicartfrom

others,heexperimentswithsubjectmater,lighting,

perspective,printing,printmediaandevenmixed

mediatechniquesofcombiningpaintandgesowith

brushandpaleteknifeoncanvas.Tom isajuried

memberoftheSantaBarbaraArtAsociation,ChairmanoftheCentralCoastChapteroftheCalifornia

ArtClubandamemeberofitsAdvisoryBoard,a

memberoftheMalibuArtAsociationandtheSan

LuisObispoCountyArtsCouncil,akaARTSObispo.

(www.tomburgherart.com)

AbstractThoughts18x24,MixedMediaonCanvas

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TBurgher2


WesternSunset,18x24,InkonCanvas

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TBurgher2


LongRoadHome24x36OilonCanvas

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RobertDeLeon

BriliantDesertSky,20x24,OilonCanvas

Aself-taughtartistlivinginSanteFe,NM,RobertisknownforpanoramicAmericanWesternscenes

paintedinthestyleof19thCenturyTaosartists.Ingaleriesnationalyaswelasseveralprivate

colections,hemakeshissetingsasauthenticasposible."Ihearpeoplesayyougetthesenseyoucan

walkrightintomypaintings,"henotes.In1994,RobertwasinductedintotheMountainOysterClubin

Tucson,AZ.AnativeofDalas,TX,RobertDeLeon'sinterestinartbeganingradeschool.Combining

thatwithaloveofhistorygiveshim thebasisforhispeacefulsetingsofdiferentNativeAmerican

tribesandpanoramicwesternlandscapes.Itwasn'tuntil1982,however,whenasanArtDirectorfora

commercialinteriordesigncompanythathedecidedtodevotehimselffulytofineart.Galerycommitmentssoonreplacedmonthlyartshows,but,hesays,hemisesmeetingpeoplewhobuyhisart.

(htp:/fineartamerica.com/profiles/robert-deleon.html)

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