Current Exhibition

11/01/2019 - 12/31/2019

Impressions of the West

Bristlecone Gallery

Event Details

11/01/2019 - 12/31/2019

Impressions of the West

Paintings by Steven Heward  

Bristlecone Gallery

Painting and Drawing Classes on going now.

Coaching the artist to improve their game!

Teaching all levels from beginners to advanced professionals and everything between.

For more information, class schedules and times, please click on the image to the right.


Featured Artists


Frank Tenney Johnson

Frank Tenney Johnson

Frank Tenney Johnson

Frank Tenney Johnson (June 26, 1874 – January 1, 1939) was a painter of the Old American West, and he popularized a style of painting cowboys which became known as "The Johnson Moonlight Technique". .

In 1895, Johnson moved to New York City where he studied with John Henry Twachtman at the Art Students League of New York. 

Frank Tenney Johnson died from spinal meningitis in 1939 in Pasadena, California.


Alvin Gittins

Frank Tenney Johnson

Frank Tenney Johnson

Alvin Gittins was a portraitist grandeur, Gittins was born in Kidderminster, Worcester, England. In 1946, he came to the United States as an exchange student. In 1947 he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University. He then was appointed to the University of Utah art department faculty that same year. He headed the University's art department from 1956 to 1962.

He Died March 7 1981.


Edgar Payne

Frank Tenney Johnson

Edgar Payne

 Edgar Payne was born in Washburn, Missouri on March 1, 1883.  He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago. On his first visit to California in 1909 he spent several months 

painting Laguna Beach before visiting Catalina Island, Santa Barbara and San 

Francisco. In 1918 the Payne’s established a home and studio in Laguna Beach where he 

organized and became the first president of the Laguna Beach Art Association.

 He died in Hollywood on April 8, 1947



Bristlecone Gallery

Bristlecone Gallery - takes up the main floor (up stairs).

Steven Hewards studio occupies the downstairs.

A full acre with lots of plein air material to paint.

Bristlecone Gallery - the Burrville location is coming soon.

Basic Principals

 – The information here is my attempt to help the student or collector understand basic principles that help you recognize a quality painting from that of an amateur or less quality piece. These statements are intended for representational art. 

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