News Release City of Irvine
Public Information Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE: 15-01-28
Contact : Public Information Office 949-724-6077, email@example.com
IRVINE, CA (January 28, 2015): The Orange County Great Park will present the art exhibition Tom Brown: In the Open Air February 14-May 10, 2015 at the Great Park Gallery. An opening reception will be held on Sunday, February 15 from 1-3 p.m.
Tom Brown: In the Open Air is an exhibition featuring vibrant impressionistic oil paintings of Orange County landscapes created by artist Tom Brown. The exhibition also includes lectures, workshops, a canvas installation detailing the painting process in weekly progressions and a collection of Plein Air work created by Brown’s former students.
Brown has lived in Southern California since the 1980s. His oil paintings are known for their bold, confident brushwork that vibrates with energy and captures the light and beauty of the California landscape. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries nationwide. His works are also featured in corporate collections at Sears, Standard Oil and Coca Cola and showcased in American Art Collector, Art Calendar, Southwest Art, Art & Antiques, American Art Review and other leading art publications.
Gallery admission, parking and opening reception are free to the public. The Orange County Great Park is located off the 5 or 405 freeways at Sand Canyon and Marine Way in Irvine. For more information, visit ocgp.org or call 949-724-6880.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 242,651, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.