So THIS was the gorgeous sunset over Los Gatos Coffee Roasting Company last night where Rick Guidice was having his opening reception for his plein air paintings! The exhibit will run through October 31.
With all the tables cleared away, the cafe made a great venue to exhibit art and host a ton of people!
For someone to just pick up oils and produce a fabulous body of plein air work within a year and a half would seem pretty unreasonable, but this is Rick Guidice who has spent a lifetime working in art, as an architectural illustrator at the age of 16, space art for NASA (now on view at NUMU), advertising illustration for Atari and creating residential and commercial designs for his own firm. Pencil, acrylic, watercolor now oil. The medium doesn’t matter it’s the skill and the eye and the passion that matters.
Me and Rick at his very well attended reception.
Scotts Valley Two
Rick Guidice with artist Maralyn Dorsa and Frank Dorsa.
Elk Horn (a personal favorite)
Rick Guidice’s wife, artist, Susan Jaekel.
Artists Ed Lucey, Maralyn Miller and Veronica Gross
Ed offered to get me in there too!
NUMU Curator, Marianne McGrath with Rick Guidice.