Featured Artwork: Larry Cannon

“Valley Sunset” by Larry Cannon

“Valley Sunset”


10 x 14 in.

Available at Lee Youngman Galleries

Calistoga (Napa Valley), CA

Email: [email protected]

Telephone: (707) 942-0585

Website: www.leeyoungmangalleries.com

About the Artist:

Larry Cannon is a watercolor artist whose work is focused primarily on the landscapes and seascapes of California and the American West. Many of his landscapes are painted en plein air where the subtleties of light and color are inspirations for a unique sense of place and moment.

His work has been exhibited in mixed media exhibitions at the San Diego Museum of Art,  USC Fisher Museum of Art (Los Angeles), Autry Museum of the American West (Los Angeles), Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art (Malibu), Laguna Museum of Art (Laguna Beach), Oceanside Museum of Art, Bennington Center for the Arts (VT), Haggin Museum of Art, Santa Paula Museum of Art, Muscarelle Museum of Art (Williamsburg VA), Saint Mary’s Museum of Art, Pasadena Museum of History, and in multiple exhibits at the Triton Museum of Art and the Napa Valley Museum.

Larry has a strong love for plein air painting–the practice of painting outdoors and completing a painting in a relative short period of time. He has been selected on numerous occasions to participate in prestigious plein air painting events including those in Laguna Beach, Sonoma Valley, Carmel, Telluride, Borrego Springs, Estes Park, and Sedona. And, he has participated in many recent annual Best of Plein Air exhibitions sponsored by the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA).

He also considers himself fortunate to have been included in other well-respected art exhibitions including the California Art Club’s Annual Gold Medal Exhibitions, , the Laumeister Fine Art Competition, Sausalito Art Festival, Napa Valley Art Festival, Marin Art Festival, and the Art Essex Gallery in Essex, CT.

Larry is self-taught as an artist following Bachelor and Masters of Architecture degrees from the University of Illinois and a distinguished architectural and urban planning career in San Francisco  as a principal partner in the firms of Wurster, Bernardi & Emmons and the Cannon Design Group.


California Art Club (CAC)

Artist Member

American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA)

Signature Member

Laguna Plein Air Painters Association (LPAPA)

Signature Member

California Plein Air Painters (CPAP)

Signature Member

California Watercolor Association (CWA)

Signature Member

San Francisco Art Commission

Former Commissioner

Museum Exhibitions coming in 2017

American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) 17th Annual National Exhibition

   The Muscarelle Museum of Art   Williamsburg, VA

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum   St. Michaels, MD

Art Academy Museum   Easton, MD

Quinlin Visual Arts Center   Gainesville, GA

Minnesota Marine Art Museum   Winona, MN

Mystic Seaport Museum    Mystic, CT


California Light: A Century of Landscapes:

Paintings of the California Art Club

By: Jean Stern and Molly Siple

In association with the California Art Club

Published by: Skira Rizolli International Books

PleinAir magazine

September 2013 Solo Editorial Feature

Artist Profile

American Art Collector Magazine

June 2013 Solo Editorial Feature

Artist Focus

Paintings may currently be viewed in the following fine art galleries:

Lee Youngman Galleries

   Calistoga, CA (Napa Valley)

Nancy Dodds Gallery


Saga Fine Art

   Monrovia, CA

Laurie Hendricks Gallery

   South Pasadena, CA

The Old Mill Gallery

   San Marino, CA

To view more of Larry’s work, visit www.cannonwc.com.

Email Larry at [email protected]


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