Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Summer Swimming Hole along the Ventura River; Ojai, California

  • Oil on panel
  • 24" x 30", artwork
  • 33.25" x 39.25" x 1.75", framed
  • Contemporary

$12,000

In stock

Provenance
Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the artist.

Artist Statement
“As an artist, my work serves as a profound exploration of the deep connection between nature and the human experience. "Summer Swimming Hole along the Ventura River" stands as a testament to the enduring beauty and tranquility that grace the pristine surroundings of Ojai. On a sweltering summer day, I serendipitously stumbled upon this secluded oasis and felt an irresistible urge to immerse myself in the cool, refreshing waters of the river. The water's embrace was invigorating, restoring both body and soul. Amid this enchanting scene, the dappled shadows, cast by the surrounding foliage, wove a symphony of light and shade, infusing the entire tableau with a pulsating vibrancy. The verdant greens of the riverbank, the crystal-clear waters mirroring the azure sky, and the captivating interplay of sunlight dancing upon the water's surface all combine to create a sensory tapestry of extraordinary richness. In this painting, my intention is to convey the reflective notion that nature serves both as a sanctuary and an unending wellspring of inspiration.”
– Peter Adams

Exhibited
"Ojai Mystique: Landscape Painting by 21 Nationally Renowned Artists", Ojai Valley Museum, Ojai, California, October 20, 2023 - February 4, 2024

Published
Exhibition catalogue on front cover and page 15, Ojai Valley Museum 2023


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