Tag: Texas Paintings

LAYNE JOHNSON: “CHASING THE LIGHT” SOLO SHOW reception March 1 & demo March 3

MARCH FEATURED ARTIST
LAYNE JOHNSON | “CHASING THE LIGHT” SOLO SHOW

March brings landscape artist Layne Johnson to the gallery with his solo show and demonstration. Dutch Art Gallery will host a Meet the Artist reception during our March First Thursday Event as well as a demonstration by the artist that Saturday. You can get to know Layne a little better by reading our Artist Spotlight article, but be sure to come by the gallery to meet him and see his work in person, including new pieces. Solo Show on view through March 31st.
 
A very focused and driven artist, Layne set his sights on making art his career early in life and squarely hit the bullseye. You’ll find him painting on nearly a daily basis though he does “try to take weekends off”. Inspired by the painters of the Hudson River School, Layne’s work is described as a blend of Luminism, Classical Realism with the added touch of American Impressionism. Having transitioned from an earlier hyper-realistic style, his looser painting technique is still quite detailed and depicts light in the landscape skillfully. His primary goal is to capture the beauty and serenity of a particular location to create a “sense of place” and an emotional connection to it. He wants the viewer to be reminded to slow down, take a breath and appreciate the beauty that’s right in front of them.

MEET THE ARTIST RECEPTION | LAYNE JOHNSON
Thursday, March 1st 6-8pm
Enjoy free BBQ, talk to the artist and see new pieces.

SATURDAY DEMONSTRATION | LAYNE JOHNSON
Saturday, March 3rd | 10am – 4pm

ABOUT DUTCH ART GALLERY:
Celebrating over 50 years of providing custom framing tailored to fit your specific needs and showcasing original art from local to worldwide artists. Stop in to see monthly events and our two annual national juried art shows.

Our 7,000 square foot showroom is conveniently located in Lake Highlands at 10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. We feature an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30am to 5:00pm. http://dutchartgallery.net

Submitted by Rebecca Zook. Email: Rebecca@dutchartgallery.net

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Original Paintings by Texas Artist Steve Hahn at the Dutch Art Gallery

Steve Hahn has had a long family association with the Texas Hill Country. The rugged terrain is filled with iconic images of German settlements, ranching and its diverse landscape. Spring-fed creeks emerging from rock formations, cactus-covered grasslands spotted with live oak trees, wildflowers, historic limestone buildings and the changing seasons are the palette for his oil paintings.

Steve was raised in Dallas, Texas where he resides and graduated with BFA from SMU. He worked as a graphic designer and art director for over 30 years. Now retired, his artistic pursuits are inspired by his love for the natural beauty of the Hill Country.

A selection of Steve’s work is currently on view for February. To learn more about the artist, please read our Artist Spotlight Interview.

ABOUT DUTCH ART GALLERY:
Celebrating over 50 years of providing custom framing tailored to fit your specific needs and showcasing original art from local to worldwide artists. Stop in to see monthly events and our two annual national juried art shows.

Our 7,000 square foot showroom is conveniently located in Lake Highlands at 10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. We feature an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

Submitted by Rebecca Zook. Email: Rebecca@dutchartgallery.net

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