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Keith Batcheller hosts painting demo in Solvang

Oil painter and illustrator Keith Batcheller will host an art demonstration at Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery on Wednesday, Sept. 18, from 2 to 6 p.m. The event also includes a champagne reception. Batcheller’s art will also be on display through Sunday, Oct. 13, as the final featured artist in the gallery’s Summer Art Series.

Keith Batcheller

A native of Southern California, Batcheller’s career began after graduating with honors from the Art Center College of Design and moving to New York to pursue a career in professional illustration. Over the next 30 years, Batcheller designed and illustrated advertising material for various companies—including the NFL, Mattel Toys, Coca-Cola, and Knott’s.

Batcheller has also designed more than 50 movie posters for Walt Disney Studios. Some of Batcheller’s other works were commissioned by the United States Air Force Art Collection and have been showcased in prominent displays at both the Pentagon and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.

The Solvang Antiques Fine Art Gallery is located at 1693 Copenhagen Drive, Solvang. For more info on the upcoming demonstration and other events at the gallery, call (805) 686-2322 or visit To find out more about Batcheller and his artwork, visit

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