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

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

Donald Teague, 1897-1991 Teague was one of the most revered of all Carmel artists of his time—and one of the premier watercolorists and illustrators of the twentieth century. Teague was an American genre painter whose realistic watercolors depicted both observed and imagined landscapes, He loved to portray cowboys and frontier towns of the Wild West … Read more

Born among the gnarled cypress trees and windswept dunes of Fort Ord, Joaquin’s childhood began with a visceral connection to the area’s unique landscape. Relocating to Germany as a child, Joaquin was introduced to some of the world’s greatest art museums on road trips throughout Europe, inspiring him to paint and study art at a … Read more

Growing up on the Central Coast of California, I was inspired by the natural beauty of the Monterey and Big Sur area. The raw power and stoicism of the coast drew me in from an early age. Surfing instilled a sense of knowing my place in the natural world around me, as temporary participants against … Read more

Kate Martin is a plein air landscape artist who works primarily with oils and watercolors. She strives to capture the mood, light and atmosphere of a scene as she paints. Working fast, she makes intuitive decisions, eliminating unnecessary clutter and preserving the essence of the landscape. She currently studies and paints with CAA Artist Member Mark Farina. Prior to … Read more

Lilli-anne Price was born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa and has resided on the Monterey Peninsula since the late 1980s. Growing up, she was “addicted to the outdoors” and became an avid equestrian. Her artistic endeavors began around the millennium—seeing the ever-changing light on her horse rides through the pastures that surround her … Read more

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