Alex Gonzales, award winning contemporary artist and Professor Emeritus of Monterey Peninsula College, was a long-time member of the Carmel Art Association. He is known for his large abstracts and landscapes as well as smaller figurative works.  He was a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute and the California College of Arts and Crafts, … Read more

Gene Elmore American, 1927-2015

Olof Dahlstrand American 1916-2014 Joined Carmel Art Association in 1984. Olof Dahlstrand received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell Universtiy in 1939. His long career as an architect earned him many awards. As an artist, he has painted continuously since retiring in 1984. Exhibition highlights include: Milwaukee Art Institute, San Fancisco Museum of Art, and … Read more

Gael Donovan’s family moved to Carmel just after she was born. Raised in a creative household, she was introduced to painting and the arts at an early age. Gael received a B.A. from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. She also studied art in Japan and with her mother, Linford Donovan, (a member of the CAA … Read more

Jesse Corsaut American, 1929-2016

Norma Zeigle Bhaskar American  1921-2018 Norma Bhaskar was foremost a colorist. Her confident use of bold, vibrant hues coupled with imaginatively compressed architectonic forms fill her paintings with energy and passion. Simultaneously, her modernist sensibilities have an innocent, vulnerable quality, resulting in a unique synergy of strength and delicacy. Bhaskar trained at Chouinard Art Institute, Chicago … Read more

Mary Burr American, 1922-2016 Drawing and dribbling paint along the way, Mary danced a path through the San Francisco Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, and then Broadway musicals as a soloist and principal dancer. Later, having left Monterey Peninsula College after twenty years in Graphic Arts, and having won a national award in that field, Mary … Read more

BARBARA JOHNSON (1927-2021) DESTINATION ABSTRACTION, FROM COAST TO COAST: OILS & MONOPRINTS FROM THE JOHNSON FAMILY COLLECTION ONLINE MEMORIAL EXHIBITION July 6 through December 31, 2023 Exhibition Guidelines: Read Barbara Johnson’s Biography here. View all oil painting and printmaking offerings below as digital images. Each digital image is labeled as to title, medium, dimensions, and … Read more

Ron Grauer American, 1927-2018 Ron Grauer (1927-2018) was a gifted graphic designer, musician, linguist, writer, and teacher; but his brilliance blazed most brightly as a visual fine artist. Honored as a “painter’s painter,” Ron set rigorous standards for himself, creating impassioned landscapes, elegant still lifes, and sensitive portraits for more than five decades. “My every … Read more

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