Josef Kote and his bold brushwork

With the lightness of a true master's hand, Josef Kote combines classic academic and abstract elements, fusing these, literally letting them run into each other with dripping rivulets of riveting colors and light: by using his signature drip effect along the bottom.

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Josef Kote Symphony of Color & Light

The paintings of Josef Kote are symphonies of light and color. They are lyrically stunning and romantic, edgy and current. Kote achieves this delicate balance of seemingly contradictory qualities through his complete mastery of technique and through years of experimenting to find his own unique style.

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Susan Hoehn Vineyards

Susan Hoehn has the ability to grab that relaxing feeling and artistically express it through colors and canvas. The painting titled The Zero One's is probably my favorite. It's that view so many of us desire when leaving home for an extended weekend of rest.

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Frogman & Rocket II

Tim Cotterill is best known as the Frogman, a highly talented sculpture who designs unique bronze statues that are highly popular. But how does a man who is an "artist" and sculpts frogs then turn his attention to designing and riding high-powered motorcycles and trikes?

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Will Bullas Wine-Oceros

When I visit Studio Seven Arts, I almost always make a straight shot to see what new paintings Will Bullas has created. Recently, on one of my visits, I saw one of my new favorites, Wine-Oceros. That put a smile on my face and even a giggle in my step as I left the gallery a bit later.

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Debbie Wardrope Local Talent

Debbie Wardrope is a Bay Area native and longtime Pleasanton resident who has always loved art and has pursued painting for most of her life, even during her 20-year career in mortgage banking. Debbie graduated "With Distinction" from the California College of Arts and Crafts (now California College of the Arts) in Oakland with a BFA in illustration.  Her work has been recognized through numerous awards, including "Best of Class" and merit awards at the Alameda County Fair.

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Christopher Stott & Realism Paintings

Christopher Stott is best know for his straight forward, clean representational oil paintings of vintage technology transformed from ordinary and common objects to symbols and icons. Along with precise rendering balanced with very delicate, painterly brushwork, Stott’s work is approachable on multiple levels and has its finger firmly on the pulse of contemporary representational painting.

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Will Bullas Humor Speaks to All

Will Bullas art is nor abstract or realism. It's just plain humorous and puts a smile on anyone's face who comes across it. And one doesn't have to be an animal lover or art enthusiast to enjoy it. Finding a way to connect animals to off-the-cuff comments, comes across as ever-so-slight but impactful at the same time.

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