Step Into Their Studios

September 16, 2012 - The San Luis Obispo Telegram Tribune, F2

Two current exhibits at Studios on the Park are part of the busy art scene in Paso Robles

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Sculpture chosen as a window on the Salinas

September 3, 2012 - The San Luis Obispo Telegram Tribune, A1

‘Circle of Life’ is meant to help the public view the area and its wildlife as having a high value

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"Aquarius" celebrates watercolors' slippery beauty

August 30, 2012 - New Times - Volume 27, Issue 5

I love the way watercolors melt. It’s like letting color go renegade; to let them do whatever it is they please. In other painting mediums, as well as in life, it is correctness that one strives for; crisp lines and reliable chromaticity. But watercolor is other paintings’ wild and kooky, yet lovable, cousin. Watercolor embraces the mistakes; the drips and dots; the spills. Watercolor makes no prejudices toward sweeping color ranges, and asks the artist to “let go” a little. As local artist Stephen Kellogg said, “Watercolor is not for people that thrive on control.”

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Portrait of a mentor

August 24, 2012 - Paso Robles Press, A1

Studios on the Park resident artists wear many hats, and all of them are colorful.

Most recently, the artists took on the role of educators and creative mentors benefiting local youth. The result? The “Tribute to Experience” show, which ran in conjunction with the Paso Art Association’s Pick a Color Reception last Thursday at Studios on the Park.

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Pick a color, any color

August 23, 2012 - New Times - Volume 27, Number 4

"What's your favorite color?" It's one of the first questions they ask you in school and if you're lucky, it's the first question your mom will ask you when you inherit your brother's bedroom when moves away to college. It's also a question that the Paso Robles Art Association asked artists for this month's "Pick a Color" art exhibit at Studios on the Park.

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