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September 5, 2017

David Gallup

October 3, 2017
Richard Robinson

November 7, 2017
Julie Snyder

December 5 2017
Johanna Spinks

January 2, 2018
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February 6 2018
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March 6, 2018
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April 3, 2018
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May 8, 2018
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June 5, 2018
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Westlake Village Art Guild

The WVAG's monthly buffet dinner and art demos are held the first Tuesday of each month from September through June.

West Ballroom
Los Robles Greens
299 S. Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91361

5:30 PM Check-In Opens
6:00 PM Buffet Dinner
7:00 PM Demonstration
9:00 PM End

Reservations are required and must be made OR cancelled no later than Friday (midnight) prior to the event by clicking on RESERVATIONS.

The all inclusivve price is $25 for Westlake Village Art Guild Member and $30 for Guests.
  David Gallup   David Gallup
          ABOVE: David Gallup (right) plein-air painting.

LEFT: David Gallup relaxing in his Santa Rosa Studio.
          September 5, 2017
Demo Artist

David is a popular art instructor, known for his contagious enthusiasm for art. His classes are friendly, supportive, non-judgmental small groups that allow for personal attention. Students enjoy borrowing David’s “eye”, developed from judging numerous shows over the years, to see common composition mistakes. Teaching design, concept, color harmony, brushstrokes, palette work, and edge-handling are typical subjects in his classes.

For more information on the artist and his work, visit his website at:

        September 5, 2017
Demo Artist

For over a decade, David was the Vice President of the historic California Art Club, and his ability to critique a wide range of painting styles was critical to the rise of the club’s prominence in the 21st Century. He has held two solo museum exhibitions, at the Weisman Museum in Malibu and at the Carnegie Art Museum in Oxnard, as well as numerous solo gallery exhibitions.

Along with his partner Nansi Bielanski, he left the California Art Club in 2016 to develop a new style of art based on some of the conceptually intriguing aspects of Cubism, fused with Abstraction, Pop, Impressionism, and Realism.

This work is often inspired by the SCUBA diving the couple enjoy, and depicts motion, confusion, and brightly colored reef life.  These paintings are used to inspire conservation and ocean education. Many of the large canvases are collaborations between them both, working in turns or simultaneously on the same canvas. They work at their home studio in Santa Rosa Valley, CA.
      September 5, 2017
Demo Artist

David Gallup has devoted his life to the study, teaching, and creation of art. He graduated from Otis/Parsons in Los Angeles in 1990, and soon found himself supervising a staff of over thirty artists under pop art legend Hiro Yamagata on the Earthly Paradise collection and other projects. It was during the early years of this relationship that David began to develop his use of color harmony, rather than contrast, which marks his work today. He began plein-air painting on mornings, weekends and after work, and eventually left his friend and patron Yamagata to pursue a career as a gallery artist.

David documented the final year of the 20th Century by painting sunsets almost every night of 1999. The resulting collection,52 California Sunsets- The Waning of the Twentieth Century,of just one sunset from each week was exhibited in West Los Angeles in July 2000 to great critical acclaim.
          Painting by David Gallup  
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          ABOVE: Painting by David Gallup©  
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