Claudia Hartley and
APRIL 20 - MAY 15, 2017 | "Near and Far"
Claudia Hartley was drawn to the light and the "wilderness" of the Southwest and moved to Arizona in 1998. This move allowed her to paint plein air in the desert settings she enjoys. Her enthusiasm for the Southwest is evident in her exuberant paintings which can be described as "happy."
"There is truth and beauty in what is real, in what has been created, and recreated." Dyana Hesson paints botanical subjects because they possess the inherent qualities of color, organic line, shadow and light. Her mission is to be truthful.