VIEWPOINTS with Michael Obermeyer

The Moulton Museum is delighted to present “VIEWPOINTS – Imagining the Landscapes Before Us,” an engaging exhibition showcasing the remarkable plein air paintings of Michael Obermeyer. Nellie’s Gallery will display the solo exhibition running from May 9th – August 15th, showcasing the captivating En Plein Air works of Laguna Beach artist Michael Obermeyer.

About the Exhibition

A Vision of California’s Natural Beauty:

“VIEWPOINTS” brings together a selection of Michael Obermeyer’s finest works in which he uses historical references to transport viewers on a journey through time. Obermeyer’s paintings depict the familiar landscapes of Orange County, California, as they existed generations ago, inviting us to explore these locations through a fresh lens.

A Reflection of Changing Environments:

Through his masterful use of light and color, Obermeyer captures moments of natural beauty that are both fleeting and timeless. This exhibition emphasizes not only the aesthetic appeal of these landscapes but also their evolving narratives, shaped by natural changes and human influence.

The Artist

Michael Obermeyer: A Lifelong Journey in Art:

Obermeyer, a recipient of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, boasts a distinguished career. His background in illustration, honed over two decades with clients like Disney Studios and the U.S. Air Force, brings a unique depth and understanding of light and composition to his landscape paintings. Michael serves as the President of the prestigious California Art Club and is a Signature Member of both the California Art Club and the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association. Currently, his paintings are showing at galleries in Carmel, Pasadena, Balboa Island and in Laguna Beach, where he is a regular exhibitor at the Festival of Arts. He maintains his studio in Laguna Beach, California.

Accolades and Artistic Influence:

Michael was presented with the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association “Lifetime Achievement Award” in 2015. He recently won the “Collector’s Choice Award”, “Artist Choice Award” and the “Fine Art Connoisseur Award” at the Laguna Beach Invitational Plein Air Competition as well as the “Best of Show” at the Grand Canyon Celebration of Art and the Kern County Plein Air Festival, and the Gold Medal at the Carmel Art Festival. Collectors include the Marriott Hotels and Resorts, The Irvine Company, Hoag Hospital, California State Parks and many corporate as well as private commissions.

Exhibition Schedule at Moulton Museum

Grand Opening: May 9th from 6pm – 9pm
Special Artist Demonstrations: [TBA]
Closing Reception: August 15th from 6pm – 9pm

“VIEWPOINTS – Imagining the Landscapes Before Us” at Nellie’s Gallery transcends a traditional art exhibition. It is an invitation to explore the enduring beauty of landscapes through Obermeyer’s eyes. Experience the intersection of art and nature, and discover how these landscapes have shaped and been shaped by human history.

Visit the Exhibit

Type: Current Exhibit

Opening Reception: May 9th from 6pm – 9pm

Location:
Nellie’s Gallery
25258 Cabot Rd
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Dates of the Exhibit:
May 9 – Aug 15, 2024

Art by Michael Obermeyer

See all the paintings on display in our current gallery showing.

Opening COmments

Moulton Museum was delighted by the wonderful reception of Michael Obermeyer’s works enjoyed on Thursday, May 9th. 

Fine Art by Michael Obermeyer