Did you know? All the prints in [True Rest Float Spa] are by Philip Barousse a Vietnam Vet and contemporary artist who lives in Austin Texas. His work is inspired by paintings of 19th century impressionism artist such as Monet, Cezanne, Van Gough and Paul Gauguin. Look for his prints in the lobby and the […]
Have you ever seen the Blue Dog series by famous painter George Rodrigue? Well, Philip went to school with George at the USL Fine Arts School in Lafayette, Louisiana! The Blue Dog series has been an inspiration to Philip throughout the creation of his Boo Cat series. If you like Blue Dog, you might like […]
In honor of Pearl Harbor Day I wanted to share some of my vintage photos taken on Corregidor Island in the Philippines. These photos were taken in 1968 when I was serving in the Navy during the Vietnam war. The camera I used was a Cannon instamatic. Pictures are of Cannons of Corregidor and the […]
The Litter is a commissioned painting Philip did for a friend’s mother’s 90th birthday. Irene loves black cats and so became the theme of this piece. The painting features mom and dad cats in the tree with their ten black kittens below, representing Irene’s family. “Love mom’s smile, I think she likes this painting!”
Our portrait of Boo will be joining a Hondo Art Gallery! Our famous Boo cat now has one of his portraits hanging in the Turquoise Mushroom Art Gallery in Hondo, Texas. Our Iron Mule painting will also be featured in this gallery. Thanks Denise Sauceda for letting us be part of your gallery!