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Art Review: Walfrido Garcia and Steve Barton bring Aloha to their 19th Annual Anniversary Show

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Art veterans Walfrido Garcia and Steve Barton celebrated their 19 th Annual Anniversary Show at EC Seaport Village Gallery. The artists have built a strong following for their masterful oil paintings in the Aloha style. Beautiful seascape paintings that provide deep feelings of summer beaches and crisp sky’s were on display over the weekend for public viewing. Seaport Village patrons frequented the free gallery throughout the day and soaked up some of San Diego’s cultural benefits. Garcia and Barton have a natural love of the sea and sky and can blend colors to create masterpieces that express the essence of a moment. Garcia begins by painting layer upon layer in an effort to build up his painting to a final perceptual conclusion. He uses the Hawaiian theme to display a side of life that most mainlanders are not accustomed with. Even though Barton has the same love for seascapes there is more of a three dimensional aspect to his work. Many of his paintings include a cot