Monday, February 2, 2009

Dan Berkland



On a recent weekend trip up to the Morro Bay area I stumbled upon a few paintings by Dan Berkland. A small art gallery on Cambria's Main Street called The Vault houses a collection of his wonderfully warm and "glowy" landscapes. I particularly loved his paintings of trees.

He works mainly in oils and his subject matter varies. I enjoy the smoothness to his paintings, the rounded edges and soft lines. His San Francisco skylines remind me of hard candy or looking through a slightly warped glass window.

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