Gabriel Islas: Atmospheric paintings of local California landscapes
Gabriel Islas grew up in the coastal city of Oxnard. He obtained his BFA with an emphasis in painting from Academy of Art University, San Francisco in 2019. He has since moved back to his roots in Ventura County where he teaches oil painting courses at the Santa Paula Art Museum and VITA Art Center. He has exhibited at Academy of Art University’s Atelier Gallery for the ‘highlights’ from their annual spring show and at the Santa Paula Art Museum’s ‘12th Annual Art About Agriculture’.