Santa Barbara Independent
"Amidst the accomplished landscape painters calling Santa Barbara home, Michael Drury stands apart. For decades, Drury has traversed the familiar world of landscape painting, mostly in dedicated and site-spawned “plein air” style and rendered with a distinctive personal visual language..."
Hope Ranch Living
"As a boy in the 1960's, landscape artist Richard Schloss spent every summer and Christmas vacation visiting his grandparents in Hope Ranch. Richard's grandfather R.L. "Bob" Keyes was President of Aramco Oil and lived in Arabia for many years ...."
Santa Barbara News Press
"Talk about timely. Some of the oil paintings in Richard Schloss's current exhibit at the Santa Barbara Fine Art Gallery on State Street are rainy wet street scenes of Santa Barbara. "I began drawing street scenes in the rain when I lived ..."
Santa Barbara Magazine, Home & Garden
'Artist Richard Schloss remembers when he was studying art at UCSB in the 1970s: "If you painted something too pretty, you were criticized for it; prettiness meant you were a weekend painter, because real artists make ugly things." Nearly five years...'
Fall 2018-Winter 2019
"Artist Richard Schloss (above) and his wife Julie are the new owners of Santa Barbara Fine Art in Arlington Plaza (in the former Santa Barbara Frame Shop & Gallery Space). Richard and Julie are longtime Santa Barbara residents who moved..."
August 10, 2018
"Combining history with natural beauty and highlighting little things that make our city so unique, Viva Santa Barbara at the Santa Barbara Fine Art celebrate this seaside town through the eyes of local artists. The new gallery, managed by Julie... "