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Venice Paintings by
Pat Hartman

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In the Old Days:
Windward Avenue

Night Scenes

Canals, Bridges


the Lagoon

Miniature Railroad

Market Street

Mecca Buffet

Scenic Railway

1921 Amusements

Cabrillo Ship Cafe'

Venice Pier

Bath House or Plunge




Ehrlich buildings
Homage to Old Venice

Chris Burden

Jack Chipman

Dale Hartman snapshots

Unpainting the Town:
lost murals

Helen K. Garber photos

Jeff Verges

Lance Diskan

Avid Brickman

Art at the Rose Cafe'

New Venice Sign

Robbie Conal

Venice-based Art

Ferus Gallery

Mario Barrios

Gary Steinborn

Earl Newman

St. Charles Mural

Spoons of Venice

Rena Small



Scott Shellstrom:
Venice Paintings

V. V. Do you live in Venice, have a studio there, or both?

Shellstrom: I have lived in Venice since 1996 and have painted in a studio but more recently I have painted from my front room. I live on Speedway and 19th and love the beach.

V.V. Is being an artist in Venice different from elsewhere?

Shellstrom: Every time I visited LA I would make sure to come to Venice. This place is alive with color, excitement and personality. I have always wanted to live here and capture its energy on canvas.

V.V. How much time do you spend on Ocean Front Walk?

Shellstrom: Every day, until I recently took a full-time job. Now I make sure to spend as much time on weekends.

V.V. What's your favorite thing about it?

Shellstrom: Eye candy in any flavor ever imagined.

V.V. Do you wish you had been around in the old days when it was funkier, for instance in the Beat era?

Shellstrom: Yes, we are lucky that there are photos and art from that period. That is what I hope my work will reflect years from now.

V.V. Have you painted a mural in Venice or done decoration in any interiors?

Shellstrom: I have been asked and am very interested in doing so.

V.V. What is your favorite of the Venice murals past or present?

Shellstrom: Almost all of Cronk's works, "Starry Night" being my favorite

V.V. Are your paintings in the collections of any Venice luminaries?

Shellstrom: Yes, a professor, a writer and a fellow artist all from Venice



Venice Sunset
oil on canvas by Scott Shellstrom 60" x 36"

Venice Cowboys
Oil on canvas by Scott Shellstrom 44" x 44"



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