Throughout the summertime season during the Seaside First Saturday Art Walks, artist Paul Brent will offer a painting LIVE episode from 5–7 pm.

Paul Brent is an artist whose work has become internationally known for representing the coastal lifestyle.

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

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

Paul Brent was born in Oklahoma City and lived in rural Southwest Oklahoma with his family until he was thirteen. His parents and 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 Bachelor of Architecture and joined the Air Force, 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.

From June to October, Paul and Lana Jane live in Seaside, Oregon, where they have had a home and an artist’s studio for the past 15 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 has been active in arts and planning organizations both locally and in the state of Florida.

Paul Brent licenses his artwork to many different manufacturers for various products. His artwork can be found on wall décor, garden flags, canvas tote bags, stationery items, rugs and mats, pillows, coasters, placemats, needlework, fabric, paper party products, wallpaper, puzzles, ornaments, coffee mugs, melamine and ceramic dinnerware, and more!

Indeed, It is Christmas in July for the camp art cards by Paul Brent. Available on particular order from The Best Card Company.
Fairweather House and Gallery, 612 Broadway St.
Through July 25
Features abstract painter Nick Brakel, watercolor artist Paul Brent, oil painter Victoria Brooks, photographer Bob Kroll, glass nest maker Carolyn Lindberg, and pastel artist Gretha Lindwood.



Fairweather House and Gallery

Representing a fine art collection by an exceptional group of regional artists for over fifteen years. Traditional to transitional, contemporary to realism, and Impressionism to emerging art in original art.

Fairweather House and Gallery has become one of the historic Gilbert District’s sought-after destinations offering an ever-changing unique visual experience.” — Seaside Signal

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