Ann grew up in a household where things were made — pottery, clocks, drawings, things you could use and hang on a wall. Making things came naturally and is a practice she has pursued since childhood. At Oberlin College she earned a BA in drawing and painting. After college, she moved to New York City … Read more

Robin Sawyer is an adventurous painter, choosing to explore many modes of expression in both her abstract and figurative work. Her abstracted figures and landscapes seem to present themselves with an inherent mystery that begs the viewer to look further. In all her work, she is primarily interested in gestural expressiveness and dynamic color juxtapositions. … Read more

Cindy’s work is known for its impressionistic or painterly style, favoring serene, pictorial landscapes.  “I prefer to suggest rather than render, simplifying large shapes of color and value, leaving the details to the viewer.  I feel this allows them to explore my paintings the same way I so eagerly explore  my surroundings.  My goal is to … Read more

All-member show through April 6, 2021. (Featured image is “Field,” a collage by late artist member, Alex Gonzales.)

Jerry Van Megert began painting when he was just six years old. He studied art in college and after renowned Salem, Oregon artist, Carl Hall, challenged him to paint 100 artworks in order to consider himself a true professional, he moved to California and settled on the Monterey Peninsula. “Everywhere I look here, I see … Read more

Now you can view the 2020 Catalog Exhibit in one place on our website. Enjoy browsing the show! Feel free to send any questions to our friendly staff by email. Sally Aberg –  Sales Manager

Robert Reynolds Hewitt American 1923-2010 Robert Hewitt was an avid Contra Dancer. He used his love and experience of the dance as subject matter to capture the essence of motion in his dynamic paintings. “A native of Denver, he returned there after his World War II Navy service to complete his undergraduate and Masters of … Read more

For The Love Of Art 2020 Student Competition and Exhibition This year we are proud to present 67 student artists from 15 high schools and arts organizations from across Monterey County.  These high school juniors and seniors have created artworks on 14″ x 14″ birchwood cradled panels (partially sponsored by American Easel). This annual event … Read more

Rowena Meeks Abdy American 1887-1945 Rowena Meeks Abdy was born of American parents in Vienna, Austria on April 24, 1887. She was the daughter of John Meeks, a retired New England businessman and Anna Fuller Meeks. Her fam­ily spent the next eleven years in Europe before finally settling in San Francisco in 1898. Abdy attended … Read more

E. Charlton Fortune American 1885-1969 A renowned painter of landscapes and harbor scenes, E. Charlton Fortune is recognized as one of the most significant painters in the history of California art and has become one of the most sought-after women painters of the West. She was an early member of the Carmel Art Association when … Read more

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