|Fred Ventura reflects a
unique vision in his art. He likes to use vibrant contrasting colors and defines
his images with bold strokes, but he also incorporates precise detail. Airbrushed
acrylics are his passion. His canvas paintings often include a gradated background
where subtle changes in hue, value and intensity extend down the full length of the
canvas. His recent work titled, "El Campo", is representative of this style. The
sky, water and gentle rolling hills of California's Central Coast offer great
inspiration for his art.
studied painting and drawing at University of California, Santa Barbara. Currently he is expanding his knowledge of materials and
techniques by working with several local artists. Fred's
favorite artists are the famous Belgian painter, Rene' Magritte and the well-known
and popular lithographer and draftsmen, M.C. Escher, who is probably best known
for his incredibly detailed images and his impossible divisions of space.
is a pioneer in the educational computing field. His digital art and educational
software products have been sold throughout the United States for more than 25
years. In moving away from the computer screen and back to traditional media,
Fred is reconnecting with his roots. The Central Coast Gallery offers a variety
of Fred's paintings, drawings and photographs. Fred is currently working on several
new projects so keep coming back to the gallery to see his latest work.
Boardmember, Arts Obispo
Member, Los Padres Art Association
Member, Paso Robles Art Association
Member, Art Center
Member, Town Center Gallery