Pop Art Gallery and Custom Framing is now showing the works of Phil Lachapelle.
With a realist and impressionist style he enriches California scenes of Yosemite, the Sierra, California Gold Country and the wine country.
His Italian series depicts the essence of Italy, with its architecture, color and textures.
He has painted vistas of Northern Italy including the Siena countryside, Northern Italian Lakes District and Tuscany. Having walked the pathways of Tuscany, hiked the trails of Yosemite, traveled throughout the Sierra and experienced the colors of New England, he feels well equipped to paint the natural surroundings and colorful landscapes that these locales have provided him.
Lachapelle has received advanced art training from well-known Impressionists Anita Wolff and Victoria Brookes, Western artist Vicki Catapano and renowned plein air painter Calvan Liang.
Lachapelle’s award-winning paintings have been exhibited at numerous art association shows.
He maintains affiliations with the Placerville Arts Association, El Dorado Hills Arts Association, Northern California Arts Inc., the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, the Folsom Arts Association and the El Dorado County Arts Council.
Lachappelle now paints full-time out of his studio in Camino.
The exhibit will run now through July 31.
Pop Art is at 254 Main St. in Placerville. For more information call (530) 622-1235.