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California Highway 1 in bloom, orignal impressionist oil painting for sale by Carmel artist Erin Hanson

California in Bloom



62 x 44 in



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Highway 1 blooms with springtime color in this large, impressionistic oil painting by Erin Hanson. The thickly applied paint vibrates wtih color, and the motion of the brush strokes pulls you through the painting and lets you escape into your imagination.

"California in Bloom" was created on 3/4" canvas. The piece arrives in a hand-carved and gilded impressionist frame.


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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