S.O.L.O. is the solo show of Sandra Ortega and Larry Ortega- Solo artists.
Soirees and Open studio sales Creating Art-Centric events at our studio/home. We share our studio/home to host an art-centric event that I call “Soirees.” We are hosting Soiree #8 on October 21, 2023. Five years ago, we launched the Sunnyslope Open Studio Tour. We now continue that tradition by opening our studio/home to the public…
The beauty of the desert continues its spell of inspiration.
A new way to tell an old story.
The Jesus Movement created a spiritual revival. The Viet Nam war spilled over the ’60s decade. Timothy Leary famously said, “Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out” to the flower people in the late sixties. Surfing was spiritual, one with nature, and enhanced by psychedelics. California fashion was a lifestyle spreading worldwide. Popular styles included bell-bottom pants,…
Seven decades of wear and tear.
How we interpret what we hear and from whom we listen guides our life
“Night poured over the desert. It came suddenly, in purple. In the clear air, the stars drilled down out of the sky, reminding any thoughtful watcher that it is in the deserts and high places that religions are generated. When men see nothing but bottomless infinity over their heads they have always had a driving and desperate urge to find someone to put in the way.”
Stories from the book of Exodus have provided vital inspiration and instruction. Imagining the stories acts as a catalyst. The “transendant” became visible, first with Moses, appearing as a flame in a bush that does not burn up. Moses encounters an angel of the Lord in a “holy” place. As he approaches the phenomena, the…
Art is a manifistation of thought.