The Lost Pines Art Center features a variety of fine art from across the world. We take pride in showcasing the works of some of the most prominent artists in Texas and beyond. We welcome you to visit the Art Center, where you’ll discover beautiful and provocative artwork in a wide array of mediums—from oils, acrylics, watercolors, alcohol inks, and pastels to sculpture, mosaics, ceramics and pottery, glass, metal, wood work, fiber arts, mixed media pieces, photography, and more.
If you’re interested in showing your work in our juried Art of the Pines Gallery, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and our team of talent scouts will be in touch shortly.
Peggy Weiss and Robert Weiss, February 5th – April 1st
“Come Together” features exquisite artwork by Peggy Weiss and her nephew, Robert Weiss, and will be on display in our Art of the Pines Gallery from Feb. 5th through Apr. 1st. Peggy’s work explores both abstract and landscape, and Robert specializes in realism and figurative art. The “Come Together” exhibit is about coming together to celebrate their different styles.
Peggy Weiss was born in Jeanerette, Louisiana and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She began her art career experimenting with digital collage, and then, after moving her studio to Wimberley, she turned her attention to abstract painting. A constant in her work is willingness to experiment and explore possibilities of different media. Six of her fine art photographic images were purchased by the Harry Ransom Center for their permanent collection.
Robert Weiss was born in Galveston, Texas in 1983 and later moved to Dallas to attend Booker T. Washington High School for Visual and Performing Arts. After graduating from high school, he moved to Baltimore to attend the Maryland Institute College of Art. Five years later, Robert received his MFA from Syracuse University in New York, where he studied painting with the formidable artist Jerome Witkin. He currently teaches film at the Episcopal School of Dallas.
Myths & Fables
Ellen Tanner, January 15th – February 28th
Ellen Tanner’s paintings tell intricate stories that unfold through layers of fine detail, carefully rendered textures, and rich color. Her sources of inspiration for the exhibition “Myths & Fables” include ancient tales exposing human nature. Ellen is a local Bastrop artist who is represented by Moody Gallery in Houston.
Lester Sensat, January 5th – February 24th
Throughout January and February, we will be featuring landscape oil paintings of the Texas Hill Country, Big Bend, Fredericksburg, and Lost Maples by artist Lester Sensat in our Art of the Pines Gallery. Lester is a self-taught artist and has been painting for about 35 years. He was also a teacher, retiring from that profession and devoting all his time to painting. He has been represented by galleries in Fredericksburg, Austin, Salado and Bastrop. He sees the beauty of nature and attempts to capture that beauty.
Claudia Savio, February 1st – 28th
Our Lost Pines Art League “Artist of the Month” for February 2019 is Claudia Savio. Throughout the month of February, experience the celestial, abstract watercolors by Claudia Savio. Claudia Savio began painting after her retirement from private practice as a play therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor. As a therapist, she used art to assist her clients in successfully working through their challenges.
After taking some art classes, Claudia fell in love with watercolor. She prefers using Yupo and Robert Doak paints, which she feels allows her more creativity in her paintings. After taking a workshop with Mary Ann Beckwith, Claudia fell in love with Mary Ann’s methods and has been painting in “free spirit” mode, as Mary Ann would call it, ever since.