An artist Reception will be held on Thursday, August 7 , 5:30-8:00 pm at the Encinitas 101 Mainstreet Association offices located at 818 S. Coast Hwy 101. The public is invited to the reception which will take place during the First Thursdays in Encinitas event in August, with free light refreshments and wonderful art. The show runs from July 31 through Sept 11, 2014.
Darlene Katz is an award winning artist, born and raised in Syracuse, NY, now based in Southern California. Darlene's award winning work is displayed in Southern California galleries and national juried shows, as well as in private and corporate collections. Darlene's inspiration comes from her travels as well as everyday scenes. She has created a series of oil paintings for each subject she paints, which highlight her versatility with color and value, as well as subject matter. To this end, Darlene paints landscapes, figures and portraits, as well as animals and still life. She enjoys being technically proficient without losing the freshness of her painting, no matter what the subject. She does not limit herself to one particular approach in her paintings, but her unique style is recognizable in all of her work.