La Clave Del Gumbo good latin jazz fusion project

I got to attend the Jamie Dubberly and Orquesta Dharm CD pre-releases party at Ashkenaz in Berkeley last night. Jamie has used my painting on his posters, and as the backing graphic for the Album cover and notes. Music in … Continue reading

Working Music and Art Venue at the Riverdance Farms Pick and Gather May 31 and June 1

One of my photos from last year’s Pick and Gather in Livingston. One of my watercolors, is the festival logo since 2008, but this is also a great plein air spot, on the Merced River, 75 acres of fun. Riverdance … Continue reading

Pick and Gather festival in LIvingston, California now in Tenth Year

While I haven’t been there all ten years, in 2008 I did the original watercolor for Cindy Lashbrook and the Pick and Gather festival at Riverdance Farms. The Festival now in its tenth year, is May 31, June 1, with … Continue reading

four new life drawing sketches in the Dining Room gallery

Every other Saturday I go down to the back door of the Chartreuse Muse in downtown Modesto, up the stairs to the upstairs studio, give ten bucks to artist Jack Morris, for whoever our model is, and see what I … Continue reading

Yesterdays gestures sketch from Life Drawing at the Chartreuse Muse

In the back door, up the stairs, to the upstairs studio of the Chartreuse Muse, where artist Jack Morris, collects our 10 bucks for every other Saturday or when Jack feels like it, we draw from 10 am to 1 … Continue reading

Keira Mocha sold at The Wedding Loft Show

Repeat buyer purchased the featured on sale watercolor “Keira Mocha” while on central display at The Wedding Loft, 1321 J Street, Modesto. Found during the portfolio book review searching for another client, it struck me this one needed to be … Continue reading

Jim Christiansen solo Art Showing at The Wedding Loft, Modesto

Front display window at The Wedding Loft, 1321 J Street, in Modesto. Art featured by Jim Christiansen. 45 paintings in all that included recent works and some deep in the portfolio, run from the front window, three shelves of the … Continue reading

Orquesta Dharma album cover final, using my Jazz Squared painting

Jazz Squared is the back ground graphic for Jamie Dubberly and Orquesta Dharma’s new album. First album was “Road Warrior” nominated as album of year for Latin Jazz. This is the second album cd cover for me, the first for … Continue reading

my Studio Jazz painting featured Modesto Bee in print article

Studio Jazz featured in the online version of the Modesto Bee article published today on the Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour. Other photos on the event featured online via the link. http://www.modbee.com/2014/04/10/3284321/64-local-artists-open-their-studios.html?sp=/99/2628/