Artist: Robin Tripaldi
Sponsor: California Mid-State Fair
Beneficiary: CMSF Heritage Foundation
About the Artist:
Robin, a native Californian, is a full-time artist currently living and working in Ventura County. Her focus is abstract expressionistic style in acrylic and experimental construction in encaustic medium. She is the co-founder and President of LaxWax, the so California chapter of International Encaustic Artists and Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Buenaventura Art Association – a 61 year old art association in Ventura.
While living in Austin, Texas she was selected to paint two cows for CowParade Austin. He cow, Musicowly Speaking was sold for $30,000 and was subsequently made into two different sized collectible mini-cows as well as gracing the cover of the Austin-opoly game.
About the Cow:
“Cowasel” pays tribute to the elegant carousel horses of our childhoods.
Painted in rich colors and gold trimming with a brass pole.