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Ayres Hotel Seal Beach painting of Monterey cypress trees by Erin Hanson

Cypress Sea



74 x 42 in



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The long trunks of the coastal cypress tree stretch into a turquoise sky, while the ocean below is captured in thickly applied brush strokes and vivid colors of oil paint. The impressionistic style beautifully captures a classic landscape.

This painting is available for viewing at the newly renovated Ayres Hotel in Seal Beach.


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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