Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle.

 

Aqueous Seahorse 12×12 Paul Brent original watercolor

Before the Storm Sailing 16×20 Paul Brent original oil

From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings, Paul Brent captures nature in its best and most idyllic form. He especially enjoys painting local scenes, seascapes and beachscapes that he views near his two home studios in Panama City, Florida and Seaside, Oregon.

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While being best known for his beach subjects, Paul Brent paints seascapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature.

Artist grace note:

“Many of the new works I will be bringing in for the summer of 2018 are sailboat oriented.  That will be the theme for my new work.” Paul Brent

Fairweather House and Gallery

612 Broadway

Seaside

July 7 -July 31

 OCEAN FOLK, an exhibition, featuring  Paul Brent and other regional artists.

 

 Two Oyster Shells on Deck 11×14 Paul Brent original watercolor

Paul Brent was born in Oklahoma City and lived in rural Southwest Oklahoma with his family until he was thirteen. His parents, who were educators, moved their family to Long Beach, California, and Paul attended high school and California State College in Long Beach. He majored in art but in his junior year of college, he transferred to the University of California at Berkeley to study architecture. He completed his Bachelors of Architecture and joined the Air Force where he was stationed in Panama City, Florida. There he met his wife, Lana Jane and after they were married, he left the service and they returned to California where he completed his Master’s degree in Architecture at Cal Berkeley. He and Lana Jane have an art gallery in Panama City, Florida, where they live part of the year.

Paul Brent has been profiled in many publications including the Wall Street Journal, Coastal Living, Florida Monthly and many more. He is a signature member of the National and Florida Watercolor Societies and a member of the Society of Illustrators. He had authored a book on watercolor instruction titled Wonderful Watercolors and illustrated the children’s book J. Rooker, Manatee. He has been active in arts and planning organizations both locally and in the state of Florida. © 2006-2018 All images copyright Paul Brent

From June to October they live in Seaside, Oregon, where they have had a home and an artist’s studio for more than 10 years.

Paul Brent has exhibited his work in Seaside at Fairweather House and Gallery on Broadway for more than seven years.

Seascape on Marble Oil 16×20 Paul Brent original

To view more art by the artist, please go to www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com / …artists/ …Paul Brent

© 2006-2018 All images copyright Paul Brent

 

Atlanta!

 

 

I found my new designs on products and got to meet with many companies who have my designs on their products. Excitement in Atlanta at the Gift Mart.” —Paul Brent

 

 

And, too, a rug by Paul Brent in Home Accents Today magazine.

New at the 2018 market!

 

Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle.

From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings he captures nature in its best and most idyllic form.

While being best known for his beach subjects, he has painted landscapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature.

He especially enjoys painting local scenes and seascapes that he views near his two home studios in Panama City, Florida and Seaside, Oregon

 

For more info, please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ …artists/ …Paul Brent

 

And, too,  while in Atlanta, Paul stated the temperature was 24′!

Hours and Events for the Paul Brent Studio

608 Broadway

Seaside, Oregon 

Sponsored by the Gilbert Block Building and Fairweather’s. 

 

Open Studio: you are invited to come in, look at the artwork and watch Paul Brent paint on his latest painting.

Paintings may be purchased through Fairweather’s Gallery next door.
Sign up for classes at Fairweathers.

Classes will be kept to a maximum of 12 participants and no prior experience with painting is necessary.

$45/ person.  All materials provided.

A minimum of 5 participants is necessary for the class to make.

Thursday September 21: Open studio 11 am to 3pm
Tuesday September 26: Open studio 11 am to 3pm
Wed. September 27:  Create a painting in water-mixable oil paint.  10am to 1pm

 

Call 503-738-8899 or email fairweatherkd@gmail.com to register.

For more about the artist, please go to http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/ …artists/ …Paul Brent

 

For Fairweather’s FINDINGS exhibition, Paul Brent’s paintings.

Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle.

 

From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings he captures nature in its best and most idyllic form. While being best known for his beach subjects, he has painted landscapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature. He especially enjoys painting local scenes and beachscapes that he views near his two home studios in Panama City, Florida and Seaside, Oregon.

Paul Brent was born in Oklahoma City and lived in rural Southwest Oklahoma with his family until he was thirteen. His parents, who were educators, moved their family to Long Beach, California, and Paul attended high school and California State College in Long Beach. He majored in art but in his junior year of college he transferred to the University of California at Berkeley to study architecture. He completed his Bachelors of Architecture and joined the Air Force where he was stationed in Panama City, Florida. There he met his wife, Lana Jane and after they were married he left the service and they returned to California where he completed his Masters degree in Architecture at Cal Berkeley.

He and Lana Jane have an art gallery in Panama City, Florida, where they live part of the year. From June to October they live in Seaside, Oregon, where they have had a home and an artist’s studio for the past 10 years.

 

Paul Brent exhibits his work in Seaside at Fairweather House and Gallery on Broadway.

 

Brent has been profiled in many publications including the Wall Street Journal, Coastal Living, Florida Monthly and many more. He is a signature member of the National and Florida Watercolor Societies and a member of the Society of Illustrators. He had authored a book on watercolor instruction titled Wonderful Watercolors and illustrated the children’s book J. Rooker, Manatee. He has been active in arts and planning organizations both locally and in the state of Florida.

© 2006-2017 All images copyright Paul Brent

 

 

 Throughout July! Pop-Up Open Studio located at 608 Broadway. You are invited to come in, look at the artwork and watch Paul Brent paint  on his latest painting. Paintings may be purchased through Fairweather’s Gallery.

July Hours and Events for the Paul Brent Studio:

Wed. July 5: Open studio 11 am to 3pm

Thursday July 6: Open studio 11am to 3 pm

Tuesday July 11: Open studio 11am t0 3pm

 

Tuesday July 18: Open studio 11 am to 3pm

 

And, too, Paul Brent will offer watercolor  and mixed watercolor and oil Painting Seaside LIVE ™ classes! 

 

Sign up for Paul Brent painting classes sponsored by the Fairweather Gallery and the Gilbert Block Building.  

Please call 503-738-8899 or email fairweatherhosueandgarden@gmail to register.  

Classes will be kept to a maximum of 12 participants and no prior experience with painting is necessary. 

A minimum of 5 participants is necessary for the class to make. 

All materials will be provided. 

For each class a fee of $45 will be charged. 

Hours and classes may vary based on participation.

 

July Hours and Painting Classes at the Paul Brent Studio:

Wed. July 12: Create a Painting in Watercolor Class 10am-12pm

Wed. July 19: Create a Painting in Watercolor Class 10am-12pm

 

 

Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/  …artists/ …Paul Brent for more info/

Wonderful news! Paul Brent is offering a series of master painting classes and an open studio  in downtown Seaside,  for visitors and residents alike, to be held throughout the 2017 summer season sponsored by the Fairweather Gallery, on selected weekdays! 

To register your interest in the painting classes, please go to fairweatherhouseandgarden@gmail.com or call 503-738-8899.

 

 

 

Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle. From his watercolors to his oil paintings, he captures nature in its best and most idyllic form. While being best known for his beach subjects, he has painted landscapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature. He especially enjoys painting local scenes and beachscapes that he views near his two home studios in Panama City, Florida and Seaside, Oregon.

 

 

 

Some of my students painting sailboats in watercolor  at Panama City Center for the Arts.

 

Hours and Events for the Paul Brent Pop-Up Studio and Gallery in Seaside, Oregon.

Open Studio: you are invited to come in, look at the artwork and watch Paul Brent paint on his latest painting.  Paintings may be purchased through the Fairweather Gallery next door.

***Sign up for Paul Brent painting classes at Fairweathers.  Classes will be kept to a maximum of 12 participants and no prior experience with painting is necessary.  A minimum of 5 participants is necessary for the class to make. All materials will be provided.

Wed.           July 5:  Open studio 11 am to 3pm

Thursday    July 6:  Open studio  11am to 3 pm

Tuesday      July 11:  Open studio  11am t0 3pm

 

***Wed.  Master Class at $45/person    July 12: Create a Painting in Watercolor Class 10am-12pm

Pre-registration required. Reserved seating available for 5-12 people. Call 503-738-8899 for more details.

Tuesday          July 18: Open studio 11 am to 3pm

***Wed. Master Class at $45/person  July 19: Create a Painting in Watercolor Class 10am-12pm

Pre-registration required. Reserved seating available for 5-12 people. Call 503-738-8899 for more details. 

 

 

 

Paul Brent was born in Oklahoma City and lived in rural Southwest Oklahoma with his family until he was thirteen. His parents, who were educators, moved their family to Long Beach, California, and Paul attended high school and California State College in Long Beach. He majored in art but in his junior year of college, he transferred to the University of California at Berkeley to study architecture. He completed his Bachelors of Architecture and joined the Air Force where he was stationed in Panama City, Florida. There he met his wife, Lana Jane and after they were married, he left the service and they returned to California where he completed his Master’s degree in Architecture at Cal Berkeley. He and Lana Jane have an art gallery in Panama City, Florida, where they live part of the year.

 

From June to October they live in Seaside, Oregon, where they have had a home and an artist’s studio for the past 10 years. Paul Brent exhibits his work in Seaside at Fairweather Home and Gallery located at 612 Broadway. 

Paul Brent has been profiled in many publications including the Wall Street Journal, Coastal Living, Florida Monthly and many more. He is a signature member of the National and Florida Watercolor Societies and a member of the Society of Illustrators. He had authored a book on watercolor instruction titled Wonderful Watercolors and illustrated the children’s book J. Rooker, Manatee. He has been active in arts and planning organizations both locally and in the state of Florida.

Please visit http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/  …artists/ …Paul Brent

© 2006-2017  Fairweather House and Gallery/  Paul Brent

 

To read more  about Paul Brent, go to:

http://www.emeraldcoastmagazine.com/…/Paul-Brent-He-Has-The-Will-and-Wonder-to-Watercolor

Beach artist Paul Brent does just that, immortalizing the beauty of his home with a likeness only watercolor and oil painter can render.

 

https://books.google.com/books?isbn=1440318050 Wonderful Watercolors with Paul Brent: Great Designs for your Home

 

http://www.bayartsevents.com/event/paul-brent-new-approaches-to-watercolor/

Paul Brent, an artist who exhibits nationally, has been known from the beginning of his career as a watercolorist.

 

 

 

 

 

Multnomah Falls, a watercolor  by Paul Brent,  inspired by a recent river cruise going “against the current”  (traveling east on the Columbia River from the Pacific Ocean through The Dalles).

 

Q: Where is Multnomah Falls, you ask?
A: Multnomah Falls, at 611 feet, is the second tallest waterfall in the US and is located in the Columbia River Gorge. It is exactly halfway between Portland and Hood River, Oregon. According to Native American lore, Multnomah Falls was created to win the heart of a young princess who wanted a hidden place to bathe. Although you can see the top portion of the falls from Oregon Interstate Highway 84, to view both tiers you have to walk to the viewing area located in a carved-out opening in the rock face. Tilting your head up in the narrow rocky confines of the steep cliffs, you get a mind-boggling perspective on the sheer magnitude of the falls.

 

Paul Brent
Paul Brent, summer 2016.

 

Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known to represent the coastal lifestyle. From his watercolors to his recent oil paintings he captures nature in its best and most idyllic form. While being best known for his beach subjects, he has painted landscapes that are equally indicative of his talent to recreate all aspects of nature. He especially enjoys painting local scenes and beachscapes that he views near his two home studios in Panama City, Florida and Seaside, Oregon.

 

While Pelican near The Dalles, Oregon

New watercolor from Paul Brent, titled “White Pelican at The Dalles, Oregon”.

Q: Why  is the term “against the current” being used, you ask?

A:  The Columbia River is a river connecting the east-side watershed of the Cascade Mountain Range to the Pacific Ocean. The river has created a gorge through the Cascade Mountain Range. The Columbia River Gorge marks the state line between Oregon and Washington. The wide range of elevation and precipitation makes the Columbia River Gorge an extremely diverse and dynamic place. Ranging from 4,000 feet to sea level, and transitioning from 100 inches of precipitation to only 10 inches in 80 miles the Gorge creates a diverse collection of ecosystems from the temperate rain forest on the western end to the eastern grasslands with a transitional dry woodland between Hood River and The Dalles.

The gorge holds federally protected status as a National Scenic Area called the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area and is managed by the Columbia River Gorge Commission and the US Forest Service. The gorge is a popular recreational destination.

 

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Paul Brent’s art works on display Fairweather’s. Summer 2016.

For more info go to http://www.fairweatherhouseandgallery.com/artists/ Paul Brent

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Ellen Swanson< Art Walk hostess, presents a show and tell with art by Paul Brent that was created for an upcoming Beaver exhibit.

First Shout Out on a very special BEAVER exhibit!
Sara Vickerman, curator, speaks about “doing good works” for the Oregon beavers at the Moments Like This opening reception at the Fairweather Gallery on August 6, 2016.

“I am working with the Wetlands Conservancy, North Coast Land Conservancy, and several coastal watershed groups on a beaver art project. The purpose is to highlight the beauty and ecological significance of beavers in creating and maintaining wetland habitat. We currently have 75 artists and 5 venues, including the Fairweather Gallery at Seaside. Denise Fairweather will feature the beaver art during the May 6, 2017 Art Walk. We will also have presentations from resource professionals, tours of beaver dams, and possibly the author of Once They Were Hats (a new book on beaver).” –Sara Vickerman

Fun Fact:
Fairweather artists Paul Brent, Neal Maine, Nick Brakel, Mike Brown, Patricia Clark-Finley and Agnes Field are “busy as beavers” creating art work for the 2017 exhibit. Stay tuned for more news and updates.

And, too, a second shout out:
http://www.coastweekend.com August 8, 2016

FROM NEHALEM — The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council is partnering with The Wetlands Conservancy to host a Beaver Art Exhibit and Sale at the North County Recreation District during the month of August 2017 as part of a number of exhibits around the state.

The project sponsors are seeking artwork of all kinds for the Nehalem exhibition: photographs, paintings, prints, cards, quilts, etc. that depict beavers and wetland habitat. They can be in any style — realistic, abstract, whimsical, collage, and etc. Three-dimensional pieces could be ceramic, wood, fiber art, or other media.

Artists can choose to sell or display their work. A percentage of sales will help support the conservation activities of The Wetlands Conservancy and Lower Nehalem Watershed Council, a 501(c) (3) nonprofit dedicated to the preservation, protection and enhancement of the Lower Nehalem Watershed. An opening reception, presentations and tours are also being planned.

Interested artists should contact Sara Vickerman by email at svickerman@comcast.net or by calling 503-936-4284.

The Beaver Art Exhibit and Sale at the NCRD in Nehalem is just one of several art exhibits planned throughout Oregon by The Wetlands Conservancy’s Beaver Lodge advisory group in honor of International Beaver Day on April 7, 2017.

Events will kick off in February with a reception, exhibit and sale at Oregon State University’s LaSells-Stewart Center. Other exhibits and events will be held in Lake Oswego, Seaside and at the Oregon Zoo.

The beaver, Oregon’s state animal, has been woefully misunderstood and blamed for dam building, flooding and munching on plants. In fact, Oregon beavers, nearly extirpated by trappers by 1900, create wetlands, spawning and rearing habitat for salmon and steelhead, habitat for insects, birds and amphibians, and create pools that keep water clean and moderate fluctuations in water flow. They are nature’s hydrologists.

There is growing appreciation and recognition of the positive benefits that beavers play in Oregon. The planned art exhibits in 2017 are a way to raise the profile of beavers, wetlands and Oregon artists.