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Watch a Portrait Painting Demonstration at the Loma Linda Art Association Program – Press Enterprise

Inland Empire artist and teacher David Fairrington will demonstrate portrait painting techniques when the Loma Linda Art Association meets from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 3 at the clubhouse at 1532 Lynne Court in Redlands.

The program is free for members of the Loma Linda Art Association. There is a $5 fee for non-members.

Fairrington is known for his realistic portraits, landscapes, still lifes and Western art in a wide range of styles, according to a press release. He cites John Singer Sargent and Norman Rockwell as influences, and he worked as a combat artist for the US Army.

“We are delighted to welcome Mr. Fairrington for our April presentation,” said James Ponder, president of the Loma Linda Art Association, in the press release.

“Not only is his award-winning art remarkable in itself, but Mr. Fairrington also has the distinction of having taught our member artists more than any other living person. We are honored to welcome him and look forward to his inspiring display,” Ponder said.

To see Fairrington’s work, go to

Loma Linda Art Association suspended its monthly events when pandemic closures began in 2020, but recently resumed programs, meeting at the clubhouse in a residential area of ​​Redlands.

The group plans to move its meetings to Loma Linda in the near future.