Atkinson Fine Art
Atkinson Fine Art

Destination Napa

Destination Napa

Giclee on Canvas
Signed and numbered by Eric Christensen.
All orders may be rolled or stretched – Your Choice

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Available sizes:
24″ x 32″ – Edition size 150 Numbered, 25 Artist Proof, 15 Printer Proof: Price $1,420
Gallery Wrap Option Price $1,590

30″ x 40″ – Edition size 150 Numbered, 30 Artist Proof, 20 Printer Proof: Price $1,580
Gallery Wrap Option Price $1,810

36″ x 48″ – Edition size 80 Numbered, 15 Artist Proof, 10 Printer Proof: Price $2,040
Gallery Wrap Option Price $2,335

You’ve waited all week for this. It’s been on the calendar for months. It’s such a favorite place it feels like home. he anticipation of what awaits you is as delicious as the memories from the last trip. As you drive, you notice that interspersed among the vineyards are large patches of lavender. You slide down the window to take in the soothing scent that begins to wash over you and now you relax! A few more miles, a couple more turns will lead to that special place: “Destination Napa”!

Featured wine: Grgich Hills Cabernet Yountville Select

Description

Eric Christensen began painting professionally in 1992. Since that time he has enjoyed amazing success and a growing reputation as a celebrated Wine Country Artist. Self-taught, he invented a watercolor technique that allows him to create images of vibrant color that go beyond the look and depth of a high quality photograph. Christensen now finds himself unique in his field. In fact he is the only known artist capable of hyperrealism through the use of standard watercolor. Christensen began to develop his interest in painting, as well as botany, classical music, and gourmet cooking as a child in Salt Lake City, Utah. Over time he has acquired a commanding knowledge in each of these fields, which has blended to make him the preeminent artist of today. In addition to his interests, Christensen also derives nspiration from the wine country surrounding his home which is invariably portrayed in his paintings. As Christensen asserts, “it’s about the lifestyle.”

Once he realized that he could concentrate his passion for painting into a career, Christensen opened his own Art Gallery in Yountville, California, a small picturesque town in the heart of the Napa Valley. This venture proved very successful netting Christensen exposure in national magazines and newspapers and a national television spot on “WINE COUNTRY LIVING.” Christensen, however, decided to close his gallery in 2003, allowing him to devote his full attention to painting. Christensen continues to paint stunning images that remind us of the Wine Country lifestyle and delight those who collect his art. He now offers his extraordinary artwork in galleries throughout the US.

Christensen’s “wine art”” begins where most contemporary wine artists leave off. Eric loves to capture the romance of the wine country, which he points out, “is so much more than just the wine”. Collectors of Christensen’s art typically own several of his creations and enjoy the varied themes they portray; lifelike landscapes and intimate still life paintings that incorporate a variety of elements including food, flowers or fruit with appropriate background settings.

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