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

Julie Brown Smith’s black and white paintings, drawings, and linocuts are about people, both in the urban environment and in the more intimate setting of the photobooth. Her work has been featured in films and on television, and is in over two-hundred private, public and corporate national and international collections, including that of Eric Clapton. … Read more

Frankie Laney’s first 25 years were spent in San Francisco where she received her B.A. from San Francisco State University. Moving to the Sacramento River Delta, she began her watercolor studies with Richard Yip and continued with private lessons from Jan Miskulin and Carl Miller, A.W.S. Although primarily known as a landscape painter, Frankie also … Read more

Jane Goode was born in Illinois, graduated from Northwestern University and studied landscape painting at the Chicago Art Institute. She completed four years at the Art Center College of Design in California, and has made the Monterey Peninsula her home since 1967. She became a member of the Carmel Art Association in 1983. “My greatest … Read more

Raised in Big Sur in a family of artists, writers and craftspersons, Curtis learned welding at the age of twelve and began a life-time working in metal. “I’d like to think I was on the same wavelength as (Barbara) Hepworth. She has a way of grouping weights so that her work is always more than … Read more

Constance Coleman’s love of art goes back to her childhood in New York where she lived across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and adored the animal paintings there. She developed her own lifestyle portrait technique after studying  at the University of Southern California, the California School of Fine Arts, Cincinnati Art Academy and Chouinard … Read more

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