Our new show opening tomorrow features guest artist
Julia Munger Seelos
June 4, 2014 thru July 6, 2014
Reception: June 7th: Noon-4PM
Painting Demonstration: Sunday, June 22nd at 1PM
Julia Munger Seelos has extensive formal art training from Rhode Island School of Design, University of Cincinnati and San Jose State, graduating in Illustration. She traveled the world managing a large retail design team including trips to Europe, Australia and the Far East. These visits have been a source of inspiration in her paintings.
Julia’s award winning paintings, have been selected for numerous national exhibitions including;
10 American Impressionist National Shows, California Art Club shows in Pasadena and San Francisco, Triton Art Museum 2009 and 2012, the Steinbeck Museum in Salinas, Napa Valley Museum Plein Air Biennial, and the Central Coast National Fine Arts Competition.
Julia’s works have been selected for all the signature shows of the Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association; at the Monterey Maritime Museum, Mountainsong Gallery and the Pacific Grove Art Association. Julia was awarded First Place for oils in the Santa Cruz Statewide Landscape Show by juror, Jean Stern and Best of Show in the 2010 LPAPA Best of Plein Air Exhibition earning an invitation to the Laguna Plein Air Festival.
Julia has had feature exhibitions at Galeria Tontantzin, Portola Art Gallery, Baywood Gallery and Thos.Moser in San Francisco. She was honored as Artist of the Month in Jan. 2011 by the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association.
Julia is regularly invited to participate in the west’s most prestigious plein air events including;
San Luis Obispo Plein Air, Carmel Art Festival, Estes Park Colorado Paint the Parks, Alameda Jewel-by-the-Bay, Los Gatos PA, Easton Festival in Maryland, Laguna Beach Invitational, Sedona PA, Telluride Plein Air and Sonoma PA. Julia has been invited again to the Napa Valley Art Show, Los Gatos PA and the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art.
American Impressionist Society, Signature Artist
Laguna Plein Air Painters Association
Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association, Signature Member
California Art Club
Julia has been featured in;
Southwest Art, October 2010
American Art Collector, October 2010, September 2011
San Mateo Times, May 2010
Bay News, Los Osos, May 2011
The Pinecone, Carmel Dec. 20, 2011
Southwest Art Magazine Artist to Watch Jan. 2013
Southwest Art Magazine California section, September 2013
Southwest Art Magazine Landscape Feature, February 2014
For more information, check Julia’s website: