Sugar and vinegar don't seem like they'd go together, but obviously the Chinese were on to something when sweet and sour dishes first appeared during the Tang dynasty. That juxtaposition seems to hit our taste buds just right, and what it means to the 26 artists who turned in pieces to Studios on the Park's new exhibition, Sweet & Sour, was a matter of interpretation.
Sweet and Sour, a new group show at Studios on the Park in Paso Robles, premiered at the beginning of January and is scheduled to remain on display through the end of February. Participating artists in this exhibit were asked to submit artworks of various media, including painting, photography, and mixed media, that interpret the show's theme and title.
Think of Paso Robles as the middle child of the California wine scene. Nestled roughly halfway between the wine regions near Santa Barbara in the south and Napa to the north, it’s often overlooked. But with more than 200 wineries in the area producing a staggering 60 different varietals, it shouldn’t be.
Christmas is quickly closing in, and if you are still searching for the perfect gift for your friends and loved ones, look no further than these local makers markets that showcase the best handmade goods in San Luis Obispo County. From hand-painted ornaments to children’s toys, these markets span the entire county and a range of unique one-of-a-kind gifts — and good news, a few of them even last beyond Christmas Day.
Nonprofit fine art gallery Studios on the Park has announced the opening of their annual Holiday Show which began Nov. 30 and runs until Jan. 3. The exhibition this year is “better than ever,” according to Studios on the Park, and will feature 20 plus California craftspeople, most of whom are locals.
Paso Robles is no stranger to fame. The Paso Robles Daily News is exploring some of the most ‘Notable Roblans’ throughout history. In this edition, we will look at the artists and writers who have called Paso Robles home or made an impact on Paso Robles.
Studios on the Park invites artists from all mediums to join the upcoming Sweet & Sour exhibition at Studios on the Park. In this exhibition, artists are encouraged to make a play on the dichotomy or pick a side of Sweet & Sour. Whether you’re thinking about food, attitude, color or duality of contrasting elements, all ideas are welcome for this exhibit.
DOWNTOWN PASO ROBLES CALIFORNIA – No matter what direction you come from, the drive to the town of Paso Robles is punctuated with rolling hills and majestic oak trees that create haunting silhouettes against the cloudless sky. The town is approximately 3.5-hours from Los Angeles and 3.5-hours from San Francisco.