Title: Summertime Santa Ynez Valley
Size: 15″ x 30″
Materials: Acrylic on stretched canvas
Minimum Bid: $400
Wine Label: Foley Estates Vineyard & Winery
Bio: Peggy Brierton is a landscape painter from the Santa Ynez Valley, California. Primarily a self-taught artist, she was encouraged by her mother as a child to pursue art — first through music and later as a painter. Her inspiration most often comes from nature — the beauty of the Santa Ynez Valley, the drama of California’s diverse coastline, as well as the grandeur of more distant landscapes. Weekend camping trips with husband Chuck are spent painting on location so she can stay connected to the landscapes and seascapes she loves to capture in her paintings.
Working almost exclusively with palette knives in the past, Peggy has developed her unique style through the use of acrylic paint applied with brushes, knives, and glazes. Exhibiting in local galleries since 1986, she founded Zaca Creek Art Gallery (Buellton, CA) in 2005. She teaches privately as well as through the C Gallery.