Saturday, October 25th, 2014 marked the 10th outing of the Masters of the American West Paintout and was held for the first time at the beautiful Descanso Gardens in La Cañada-Flintridge.
The Paintout began as a collaboration between the California Art Club and the Autry National Center. John Geraghty, the primary force behind the Autry’s Masters of the American West worked with CAC Executive Director Elaine Adams to come up with an event which allows top collectors from both the CAC and the Autry to enjoy the day watching and getting to better know these top flight artists. The Autry has produced the event since the inception while artists participating in the event come from the ranks of the Masters of the American West and top California Art Club artists. For the past several years, fellow Autry Trustee Calvin Gross and I have served as the Co-Chairs for the event.… Read the rest