Subscribe to the weekly newsletter for insider artist updates!

(503) 334-3670

Purple Haze, iconic open impressionism oil painting of California wine country, by Erin Hanson

Purple Haze



60 x 72 in



Contact Gallery

A hazy, purple-lit morning in Paso Robles, captured in bold, lively brush strokes. This painting was inpired by a foggy morning driving through the vineyards off Highway 46.


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.

Join Erin's Weekly Newsletter!