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Oil painting of Carmel California scenery with colorful hills and trees by contemporary artist Erin Hanson

California Dreaming



20 x 24 in



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This painting is inspired by the raw natural beauty found at one of California's most beloved destinations, Carmel. The lush colors light up this canvas and transport the viewer to a peaceful path on a glorious fall day on the Northern California coast. The brush strokes and impressionistic in nature and brimming with wonder and excitement.

This painting was created on 1/8" canvas board, and it arrives framed and ready to hang.


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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