Madera artist Rose Wheeler will participate in the San Joaquin Plein Air Painters art show today though Feb. 18 in Studio 74 Art Gallery, 1274 N. Van Ness Ave. in Fresno.
She will be joined by seven Fresno area artists with whom she paints outdoors on a weekly basis. Together they will show some 30 pieces representing nearby scenery.
Wheeler has been painting with the group for some 15 years.
“Because I have camped all my life and love being outdoors, I enjoy the freedom of painting outside,” said Wheeler. “It’s very relaxing, but if it begins to rain, I pack up. The rain ruins the painting, and it gets a little messy.” ...