Exhibitions, Through the Eyes of Artists

La Cañada/Flintridge

Brooks Salzwedel, La Cañada/Flintridge

Project Description

The artist saw La Cañada/ Flintridge as an emerald city floating above Los Angeles with beautifully tree-lined streets with unique sunlight afforded to mountainsides.

Brooks Salzwedel, La Cañada/Flintridge

Artist Statement

“I chose to depict a time of day that will stay in line with my style of work as well as depict the range of foliage and color of the city, with colorful lens flares and a pastel colored sunset peeking through the silhouettes of the landscape.”

About the Artist

BROOKS SALZWEDEL was born and raised in Southern California and has had his work published in New American painting, Juxtapoz magazine, The New York Times and ArtWeek. He has exhibited at the Hammer Museum, London Fine Art Fair and the George Billis Gallery. He participated in the Denali National Park Artist Residency in Alaska and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Art Center College of Design.

About Through the Eyes of Artists

In the tradition of celebrating transportation through colorful travel destination posters, Metro Art commissions a diverse range of Los Angeles artists to create original artworks for the Through the Eyes of Artists poster series. Established in 2003, the posters are displayed onboard Metro trains and buses.

View other works in the series.