Linda Salter is the featured artist in March at the Portola Art Gallery which is presenting a collection of her oil still life paintings in an exhibit called “In a Classical Mood.” A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, March 7 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.
Salter enjoys painting a variety of subjects across an array of mediums; but when it comes to still life paintings, she is drawn to oils. She explains: “I love to create the sense of a classical still life painting, and no medium can do this like oils. Whether using vivid colors or a limited palette, I’m excited by the play of light and shadow that I can achieve in an oil painting done in a classical style.”
The artist has exhibited and received awards at community and college art shows. She has