LAGUNA HILLS, CALIF.- The Moulton Museum
announced the exhibition, "Reflections," featuring oil and watercolor paintings by the esteemed artist Timothy J. Clark. The show will run from February 10th to March 9th, 2024. A 40-yearlong resident from Capistrano Beach in Orange County, Clark boasts an illustrious career with solo exhibitions in prestigious venues across the United States, including Washington D.C., New York City, and Chicago.
Clark himself expresses gratitude for the opportunity to exhibit at this intimate venue, remarking, "This little gem of a museum is a Valentines Day gift to me as it allows me to share paintings expressing how I see the quiet moments of the Capistrano Valley, a place Ive called home for over 40 years. There are even a few pieces from Italy that echo the common Mediterranean lifestyle that connects me to this community and to my Italian grandparents.
Contrary to appearances, Moulton Museum is not a new addition to Orange County's cultural landscape. It stands as a testament to the visionary legacy of Nellie Gail Moulton (1878 1972), an early patron of the arts who supported institutions such as the Laguna Beach Art Museum, the Laguna College of Art and Design, the Laguna Playhouse, and the recently revitalized Opera.
Jared Mathis, President of Moulton Museum, who also curated the exhibition, expresses his sentiments, stating, "I can't think of a more appropriate artist to honor our family's legacy than Timothy Clark. As our family preserves Orange Countys distinctive history, Clarks paintings celebrate cultural diversity and portray the rich tapestry of communities he has encountered. This exhibition highlights his commitment to showcasing the beauty and complexity of a multicultural world.
Timothy J. Clark recently headlined the acclaimed exhibition "American Travelers" at New York City's Hispanic Society Museum. El Pais, Spain's leading newspaper, lauds his works, particularly highlighting pieces like "Plasencia Nocturne" and "Guadalupe Nocturne," which evoke a captivating sense of atmosphere and place. With over sixty of his works housed in esteemed museum collections nationwide, including the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, the Butler Institute of American Art, and the Library of Congress' Works on Paper, Clark's artistic legacy continues to captivate audiences far and wide.