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Santa Maria Sun / Art

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Gallery Los Olivos presents For the Joy of Painting


Artists Sheryl Knight and Linda Mutti are featured through April 30 at Gallery Los Olivos in an exhibit called For the Joy of Painting.


Knight and Mutti will feature work in oil and pastels on canvas as well as linen. The pair has been painting together for more than 10 years. Mutti studied with artists including Richard McKinley, Albert Handell, Glenna Hartmann, and Kim Lordier and completed an apprenticeship with muralist John Pugh. She is also a distinguished pastelist member of the Pastel Society of the West Coast, a master circle pastelist with the International Association of Pastel Societies, and an associate of distinction with American Women Artists.

Knight trained under artists including Scott Christensen, Matt Smith, Quang Ho, and Ted Goerschner and has been featured in exhibits with the Oil Painters of America and the American Impressionistic Society. She is also a signature artist for American Women Artists as well as the National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society.

For the Joy of Painting features brand-new work from both Knight and Mutti.

A reception and meet-and-greet with the artists is scheduled for April 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Gallery Los Olivos. The painters will discuss their work together as well as their many travels. The gallery is located at 2920 Grand Ave., Los Olivos. For more information, call (805) 688-7517.

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