Glanton took a couple of art classes in college but most of his training came from working as an architectural illustrator following a stint in the Air Force. He learned a lot by watching what the other illustrators were doing as some were quite inventive. At this time, he started to work with and love acrylics and watercolor. He and one of the other illustrators would paint plein air on the weekends.
Following retirement, he began developing his art and has taken part in shows throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. His subjects range from realistic landscapes to abstract flora and fauna to fanciful mixed media works.
Glanton joined the gallery several years ago and is a member of the Amador County Artists Association. His work has drawn many awards at the Amador County Fair.
Sutter Creek Gallery invites you to meet Jim Glanton at his reception on Saturday, June 2, starting at 2 p.m., and to view his unique artwork. Twenty-five artists exhibit at the cooperative located in the heart of Sutter Creek at 35 Main Street. Besides original paintings, the gallery offers photographs, fiber and glass art, gourds, ceramics, prints and cards. Framing is also available.
The gallery is open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For additional information, call 209-267-0228, email email@example.com, or visit www.suttercreekgallery.com.
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