Carol Peek, “April Pastures,” 2012, oil on linen, 9 x 12 inches

The Holton Studio Gallery is currently presenting new and old works by California native Carol Peek during its ongoing “Highlight Series.”

Intimately influenced by the local landscape around Marin County, as well by as her mother’s passion for art, artist Carol Peek delights in capturing the quickly disappearing agricultural landscape of Marin and Sonoma Counties, focusing on the family farms that once covered the area.

Carol Peek, “Gentle Guardian, Toluma Farm,” 2016, oil on linen, 8 x 10 inches

The Holton Studio Gallery in Berkeley, California, is currently showcasing several of Peek’s work during its ongoing “Highlight” series. Opened on July 15 with a reception and artist talk, the exhibition continues through August 5.

To learn more, visit The Holton Studio Gallery.

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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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