Plein Air Painting Workshop featuring Michael Obermeyer
Plein Air Workshop Instructor Michael Obermeyer (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
We are excited to be offering a new and unique opportunity to mix painting and the outdoors together.
We have teamed up with award winning southern California artist, Michael Obermeyer, to offer this incredible experience of creating art in one of the most stunning landscapes in the world, the Weminuche Wilderness.
A native of Southern California, Michael Obermeyer received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration at California State University, Long Beach.
A twenty year career in illustration included works for Disney Studios
, the Anaheim Angels
, McDonnell Douglas
, Coldwell Banker
, and the United States Air Force
Because of his
illustration background, he
is equally comfortable with the landscape and the figure.
Many of his
paintings are in the U.S. Air Force Historical Art Collection in the Smithsonian Institute
and the Pentagon.
recently won the "Collector's Choice Award" at the Fifth Annual Laguna Beach Invitational Plein Air Competition as well as the "Award of Excellence" at the La Quinta Desert Plein Air and the Gold Medal at the Carmel Art Festival.
Collectors include the Marriott Hotels
and Resorts, The Irvine Company, Taylor Woodrow Homes
and many corporate as well as private commissions.
Michael is a member of the Oil Painters of America, The California Art Club, The Society of Illustrators, and a Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association.
paintings are showing at galleries in Carmel, Sonoma, and Laguna Beach, where he
is also a regular exhibitor at the Festival of Arts.
studio in Laguna Beach, California.
Lonesome Ride (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
Banner Peak (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
Read more about Michael Obermeyer
artwork, including his
Workshops at his
Following are some examples of Michael's work:
Forty Lakes Basin (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
Yosemite Valley from Inspiration Point (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
Wild Hyacinth (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
The Big Sur Coast (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
Late Autumn Snow (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)
Michael at the Grand Canyon (courtesy Michael Obermeyer)