Pacific Views At OMA West

Pacific Views from the oma collection 

May 25, 2021-February 17, 2022


The inaugural exhibition at OMA West At The Seabird highlights works from the permanent collection of Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) that celebrate the natural and built environments found in the open air along the Pacific coast. Exploring the trajectory of Southern California painting from the plein air tradition to contemporary pop-surreal, this exhibition features artwork by Gibson Byrd, William Glen Crooks, Jean de Paul, Jeanne Dunn, Charles Arthur Fries, Raul Guerrero, Ruth Jameson, Vereara Maeva-Taripo, Lee Peterson, Scott W. Prior, Ernest Silva, and Jen Trute.

View The Exhibition At OMA

Before traveling to OMA West At The Seabird, Pacific Views was on view at OMA.  

Pacific Views from the OMA Collection

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While you enjoy this exhibition at OMA’s annex gallery, mark your calendars for this summer and fall. Plan to watch artworks come to life—or create them—during OMA’s 2021 Plein Air Festival, July 24–31, and then explore the juried plein air exhibition on view August 1–October 10. Click here for details about the festival and the artist registration link.


If you would like to learn more about the artwork on view or OMA’s permanent collection, click here to contact the exhibitions staff.


In addition to rotating exhibitions at OMA West At The Seabird, OMA has curated permanent art collections for the Mission Pacific Hotel and The Seabird Resort. Click here to learn more about the partnership.

Artwork pictured at the top of the page: Gibson Byrd, Pink Beach (detail), 1987. Oil on canvas, 30" x 36". Oceanside Museum of Art’s permanent collection, gift of Brian Byrd and Gwain Meyer, 2021.

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