The Sonoma Valley/Sonoma Mountain region is recognized as a landscape of supreme natural beauty and land use diversity. This narrow, 17-mile-long valley is framed by several mountain ranges and includes over 130,000 acres of wildlands, farms and ranches & vineyards…
Perfect for a landscape painter to chase the light.
Painting slows everything down, even if I finish a piece in a single sitting.
The painting medium hasn’t changed in hundreds of years. It’s the exact opposite of technology. One constantly evolves around you. The other makes you evolve around it.
The Sonoma Valley has extraordinary fields that change color throughout the year.
In the hot summer the grasses turn a bright yellow.
Santa Ynez Valley, CA
Barely two hours from Los Angeles and a scenic four-hour drive from San Francisco, the Santa Ynez Valley feels worlds apart from both visitors will find more than 100 wineries, incredible food, special events and a unique, rich heritage.
The distinct eucalyptus trees decorate the roadside framing the rural landscape.