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Santa Barbara Artists…Garrett and Ginny Speirs

Hosted by Eric and his always lovely and welcoming staff, Laura, Sheila and Carly,  First Thursday at Rooms & Gardens Santa Barbara, was such fun!  Enjoying Garrett Speirs latest work and that of his wife, Ginny Speirs while sipping local wine and sampling amazing toffee…need I say more?

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Ginny loves to cook and in her words is “enamored with the produce in California”.  The remnants of her charming southern accent give away her Alabama roots……….speaking of this painting I heard her say ‘bates’ – can you just hear the oh so civilized pronunciation of ‘beets’!!!

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Following her passion and talent since age 7, when a self-portrait won first place in show, Ginny studied art, earning both BFA and MFA degrees.

She works with oil on board, and loves to do small pieces.

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Portraying iconic south coast images, is, in my opinion, Garrett’s forte.  His works allow me to see and appreciate my home surroundings in a fresh way

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my personal favorite of the evening!!!

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ginnyspeirs.com

garrettspeirs.com

see also previous post on Garrett November 15, 2013

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