For over five decades Dolores Chiappone has created mindscapes in oil directly from her rich imagination and multi-cultural life experiences. She resided in Mexico for many years and cites Pre-Columbian art as her primary influence. Dolores considers her paintings to be pure Realism, reflecting life in its purest, most cognitive form. Her work sings of … Read more

In my paintings, I often use gold leaf in order to brighten the colors and make canvas vibrate with a flickering luster that gives it life. In my drawings, the tones applied by charcoal, pastels, pen-and-ink, and the underlying specks of white or colored paper mix optically when the sheet is seen at a distance. … Read more

Being raised by a family of artists, I was consistently steeped in the process of art making. In 1990 I was admitted to The University of California in Santa Barbara to study computer science and mathematics.  However, I graduated with honors and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with emphasis on oil painting and ceramics. Science–in … Read more

Jean Woodruff was born in Ashtabula, Ohio in 1953. She moved to California in 1974 and received an Associate of Arts degree from Cabrillo College in Aptos. Her art training includes watercolor workshops with David McGuire in Greece in the 80s and 90s. She has also studied with Tom Allen, Howard Ikemoto, Peter Loftus and … Read more

Woodson received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from California State University at Chico in 1987 and has been painting professionally ever since. His main focus is plein air painting, particularly in coastal locations. Woodson is also a fine craftsman who hand carves and gilds the frames for his paintings. He was elected to membership in … Read more

Nationally known award winning California artist, David K. Whitlock was born in Sundance Wyoming. He pursued careers in advertising, illustration, journalism and publishing. He did creative work for Hallmark Cards, Inc, Look Magazine, Better Homes and Gardens, United Air Lines and numerous other U.S. corporations. He has also had dual life-long freelance professional careers in … Read more

Justin Ward grew up locally in Carmel Highlands, Carmel Valley and Monterey before attending California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland where he majored in Graphic Design and Printmaking. After years of intensive study on the history of printmaking and specific study on the Etching Revival period between 1840 and 1930, He has set … Read more

Gustavo Torres was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he began sculpting and training with accomplished artists at a very young age. Torres left Mexico in 1991 after receiving his BFA at the University of Guadalajara to pursue a career in the U.S. An award-winning artist, featured in publications worldwide, Torres describes himself as an old-fashioned … Read more

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