The Fullness of Time by artist June Carey

The Fullness of Time by artist June Carey - California Vineyard

The Fullness of Time by artist June Carey

 “The first hint of russet leaves on the vines let us know magic is in the air as fall arrives in the Alexander Valley.  The warm days and cool nights have matured the grapes to peak  perfection. Over one hundred days ago, they first appeared as flowers on the vines; six weeks back, these grapes were green and hard, now they are soft and red. They are bulging with the perfect balance of sugars and acids. Yesterday was too early, tomorrow will be too late. Today is the day, today is harvest day”.

– June Carey

Artist June Carey

Artist June Carey

” I began painting full time in 1982, doing my time as a starving artist while raising my young son. I was happy to trade this tragic cliché for the happy success of sell-out gallery shows and award banquets. In 1991, I married maritime artist David Thimgan, and we thrived together. On one late summer afternoon escape, traveling to the Mendocino coast, I discovered the California wine country. I was so happy to have found a place in California that reminded me of my long lost fields of Pennsylvania. I painted my first vineyard scene in 1996 …more

 – June Carey

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