Santa Barbara artist, Sandy Garred paints in oil and pastels. Her interesting choice of subject matter and close attention to shadows and light helps capture the feeling and emotion of her subjects, and as a result, lends to her being well received by artists and collectors alike.
Sandy has recently been selected to paint the Santa Barbara Fiesta Stock Horse Show and Rodeo poster for 2012 and was awarded the prestigious William T. Colville Foundation grant to further her studies.
Tom de Walt, Contemporary Realist
Tom de Walt's paintings are inexorably infused with his love of nature, his lifelong passion for surfing and his adoration for the coast.
For 28 years de Walt lived and painted at the Hollister Ranch, a pristine coastal tract of nearly 15,000 acres in Santa Barbara county. During this extended exposure his paintings evolved to a point where the viewer feels transported to these places of allure.