A collection of stunning landscape and still life paintings from local artist Mary Kay West is going on display in Los Alamos next month. Her work has been described as “crisp and vibrant, detailed and realistic.”
The public is invited to an opening reception with the artist at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, at The Gentleman Farmer, 363 Bell Street in Los Alamos.
A native of North Carolina, Mary Kay West is the daughter of noted water colorist Elizabeth Phillips, with whom she first started painting as a child. She is a current Artist Member of
the selective California Art Club, and she is her work is currently hanging in the 105th Gold Medal Exhibition at the Autry Museum in Pasadena. Her paintings are also available for purchase at galleries in Montecito, Carmel, and Palm Desert.
“Those of us in Los Alamos know and love her work. I’m thrilled and honored to offer the opportunity for folks to come experience her talent firsthand,” said Madeleine Jex, owner of The Gentleman Farmer where the show will hang.
Established in 2004, The Gentleman Farmer is a purveyor of fine artifacts for country living, specializing in antique household objects, vintage kitchen implements, primitive farm objects, equestrian and sporting pieces, and other objects for discerning designers and tastes.
For examples of the available selection, follow on Instagram at @thegentlemanfarmer363.
For more information on the opening, call The Gentleman Farmer at (805) 344-4111.