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Award Winning Marquetry Pictures, Surrealism & Impressionist Paintings Honored in New Show, “A Toast for Artistic Talent”

May 27, 2022 – June, 25 2022

La Playa Gallery introduces a new local surrealist painter, Kelley Sutphin and Impressionist phenom Cathy Carey along with master wood carver James Rocke and marquetry specialist Mac Hillenbrand at new show entitled “A Toast to Artistic Talent”.

Juried Show Winner from Surfing Madonna Art Competition

Young Kelley Sutphin. won first place in the Surfing Madonna Oceans Project juried show last month. Kelley now delivers several new paintings commissioned for the show as original works of art. La Playa Gallery is excited to be the first gallery to show these marvelous works. Do not miss this event!

Kelley Sutphin, surrealist painter, a winner at Surfing Madonna Juried Show

Fine Art in Marquetry

Mac Hillenbrand Is a graduate of the French School of Marquetry. He brings to the exhibition a growing following of fans who recognize and appreciate of his fine art. His in-lay creations are unique in fusing local coastal settings and creatures with embedded wood in-lay.

Mac Hillenbrand’s Marquetry Pictures

Finally, La Playa Gallery is proud to feature the wood sculptures of master carver, James Rocke. James has won most every award that exists in wood sculpture. He has won so many competitions he is now at the level of master carver competition judge.

You may not find a gallery exhibition event this year that brings together such a high level of artistry in every category on display. So, join us by toasting these fine artists talents at our Wine and Cheese Reception for the artists, Friday May 27th, 2022, from 5-8 p.m. Get inspired, grasp the imagination, or just stop by for a glass of wine and a taste of aspirational thought.