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The Erin Hanson Gallery Opens in San Diego

Collectors and Fans Gather for an Art Evening to be Remembered

Monday, March 20, 2017

[January 2021 - The Erin Hanson Gallery relocated to McMinnville, Oregon. The Erin Hanson Gallery, Carmel opened in October of 2019]

On Saturday, February 25th The Erin Hanson Gallery officially opened its doors in San Diego, California. The gallery hosted a large number of collectors and fans who enjoyed an evening of live music, fine desserts and Hanson’s most recent collection of works. Fine wines were provided by 2 Plank Vineyards and the gallery showroom was filled to the brim with excited San Diegans.


About The Erin Hanson Gallery:
 San Diego’s newest art gallery boasts 2,000-sq. feet of showroom space with the remaining 4,000-sq. feet dedicated to the artist’s studio and a substantial staging/shipping area to accommodate remote exhibitions and fairs. The Erin Hanson Gallery showcases the colorful oil paintings of contemporary impressionist Erin Hanson.

Works on display included:
Break of Clouds, a San Diego cloudscape in glorious hues of orange, blues, purples and pink.
Coastal Dawn, a peaceful coastal piece with a sky awash with blues and soft purples, inspired by a quiet morning at La Jolla Point.
Embroidered Light, a large oil painting featuring tall winter cottonwoods that stretch overhead, creating a tapestry of crisscrossing branches.


Desserts: Extraordinary Desserts, San Diego
 Music: Happiness Jazz Band, Los Angeles
 Wine: 2 Plank Vineyards, San Diego



ERIN HANSON is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oils as a young child.  Her passion for natural beauty is seen in her work as she transforms vistas familiar and rare into stunning interpretations of bold color, playful rhythms, and raw emotional impact. Her frequent forays into National Parks and other havens of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, which is now taught in art schools around the world. With thousands of collectors eagerly anticipating her work and millions of followers online, Hanson has become an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, and she is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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