Corridan gallery of Santa Barbara

Contemporary Fine Art of Santa Barbara

Corridan Gallery - September, 2015

Fall Colors

Solo Exhibit by Ken Christensen

Ken Christensen is a classic, on-site landscape painter with influences filtered down from the French Impressionists and Fauves. He paints with the vision, color, and verve of such painters as Van Gogh, Vlaminck, Marquet and Derain and with the American perspective of Hopper and Benton.

Fauvist art by Ken Christiansen

"Bridge Street"
24"x30" Oil on Canvas

Morro bay painting

"Fishing Boats"
24"x30" Oil on Canvas

Ken is the founder of a bold group of painters, The New Fauves, committed to propagating the style of the great French Fauve painters. Ken is also an author. He has published a collection of letters from his years in Europe in a limited edition. He is also the author of three novels, "The Blue Cabin," written in France in 1981, "Up North With Uncle Bob" written in 1986, and "Joey Appleshoe," published in 2010. His books contain numerous illustrations exectued in pen and ink. All three novels are available at

Carmel Beach

"Chidren in the Tree"
24"x30" Oil on Canvas

Ken Christiansen colorful painting

"Four Houses in Morro Bay"
24"x30" Oil on Canvas

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