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Evening at Harvey Bear Park - Joe Mancuso

"Evening at Harvey Bear Park" is a pastel painting by Torrance, CA based artist, Joe Mancuso. This painting was created during Colibri Gallery's 2nd Annual Plein Air Paint Out, where 14 award-winning artists were invited to capture the local landscape over the course of two days. This painting features a monumental tree with its vibrant green and orange leaves amongst its strong taupe and umber bark.  Best known for his ability to capture changing light, Mancuso, masterfully depicts sunset on this October day. In the background, two quiet buildings take refuge from the heat in the shadows of the surrounding trees. 

Framed: 18.88" x 23.88" 
Unframed: 12" x 16"


Framing includes a black matte border with an ornate gold fillet with museum glass, all included in the price. 

Evening at Harvey Bear Park - Joe Mancuso

  • Joe Mancuso is a plein air pastellist based in Torrance, CA. Mancuso is well known for the light in his paintings. His paintings are deeply influenced by the environment, especially seasonal changes and climactic weather.  Mancuso creates his breathtaking paintings on location and though he may respond to a certain place or scene, his goal is to always make capturing the light his focal point.  
    Joe participated in Colibri Gallery’s 2nd Annual Morgan Hill Plein Air Paint Out, where he won third place for his painting, Roses Among the Vines. In 2021, Mancuso achieved Master Circle Status with The International Association of Pastel Societies and is a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America. Mancuso holds membership with The California Art Club, Laguna Beach Plein Air Painters and The Southern California Pastel Society. He has received many distinguished awards in juried exhibitions. His paintings are part of private collections internationally.  

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