Carrie Ventola

Carrie Ventola

Carrie has been strongly influenced by a number of great Southwest, New England, and California artists, giving her a unique viewpoint of the natural world. Defined by her trademark umbrellas in multi-colored designs, her gentle and sunny style reflects the beauty, optimism, and dreamlike qualities of the Southern California coastal area.

Patty Robello

Patty Robello

Patty is a prolific artist having multiple projects under way at all times with an extensive diversity of subject matter focusing first on Watercolors, Drawing, Mixed Media, Alcohol Inks, Acrylics and Collage. Patty is a member of SDAG (San Dieguito Art Guild) Off Track Gallery, COAL (Carlsbad Oceanside Art League) and The Oceanside Museum of Art.

Lorraine Marie Cote

Lorraine Marie Cote

Always striving to learn and improve, Lorraine is dedicated to ongoing sessions with artists who can challenge her in positive ways. She has been privately trained in the impressionistic plein air style by other successful artists through workshops and individual lessons. Lorraine offers private lessons for artists wishing to learn to paint or Improve their skills. Lorraine currently splits her time between creating beautiful paintings and raising three beautiful children with her loving and supportive husband. Both bring true joy and happiness to her everyday life.

Charlotte Cee Colosia

Charlotte Cee Colosia

I am an outdoor painting capturing the environment in my surroundings. I teach watercolor and acrylic. I have been painting most of my life. I specialize in teaching seniors. I have won many awards at different galleries in North County. I love impressionist, splashy, fun painting. Charcee.com is my website.

Sibylla Voll

Sibylla Voll

Being born in Germany I was surrounded by the Woodcut Prints of Albrecht Durer, Kathie Kollwitz, Ernst Barlach, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, and Franz Marc, just to name a few. As they did, I use special woodcut tools and shun electrical tools to stay true to the tradition. 

Ann Hurd

Ann Hurd

“I have always had a passion for photography and I am thrilled every time I look through my viewfinder and see a beautiful scene unfold. Part of the fun of taking thousands of photographs on a trip is to be able to share my photos and experiences with others when I return. I am honored every time someone tells me they enjoy my work.” — Ann hurd

Janyce Knight

Janyce Knight

Janyce enjoys traveling and her artwork is often inspired by various destinations from her travels, including beautiful locations in and around her home city, San Diego.  When she is traveling and enjoying San Diego, you’ll find Janyce with her pen and drawing pad, often stopping to sketch a scene, capturing the beauty and memories of…

Charles Dozer

Charles Dozer

“Although for many years I have enjoyed photography, I have been a serious amateur photographer for the last several years specializing in floral and landscape subject matter. Now with the digital format, enhancing “what I see” is becoming even more exciting!” — Charles Dozer

Scott Bruckner

Scott Bruckner

Artist Statement Artist Bio Scott grew up in southern California but has lived for extended periods in Florida and Connecticut, and his work has been influenced by this bi-coastal experience. A further inspiration was an extensive art tour of northern and southern Europe, undertaken with family just before enrolling at California Polytechnic University in San…

Debbie Forbes

Debbie Forbes

“Since I was very young, making paintings has always had a calming effect on my psyche, as well as improved my general outlook on life. The sense of creating a work that is conceptually and visually pleasing is a wonderful thing. Also, being able to make something beautiful that ordinarily might not have been seen as such is very rewarding. My pleasure is magnified by bringing enjoyment and inspiration to the viewer of my art” – Debbie Forbes

Ursula Schroter

Ursula Schroter

OCTOBER: Artist Statement I create paintings using silk as my canvas. The brilliance of the color using silk dyes on luxurious silk is amazing. Every time I start a new painting it is breathtaking when the brush touches the silk and the dyes begin to flow. Every single piece I create is hand-painted on silk…

Beverly Bell

Beverly Bell

“I do not do art because I can, but because I must. As a tool of awareness, I am driven to record all the sights and sounds around me. Every art is a sister to every other art; all have the same elements and discipline. I choose to depict musical themes as it allows me to use the freedom of a loose expression on more than one level” — Beverly Bell

Karen Crowell

Karen Crowell

Artist Bio Karen Crowell – PORTRAIT / LANDSCAPE ARTIST Born and raised in Southern California, Karen has loved to draw since childhood. She remembers sitting for hours at her Grandparent’s table drawing with colored pencils her uncle, a student at UCLA, let her use. During her student years, she would do drawings for other students’…

Bonnie Gleason

Bonnie Gleason

Artist Statement As a Fine Artist, classroom, and workshop presenter, it is my mission to express on canvas the world of beauty that surrounds us through the magical medium of watercolor. While creating a work of art presents challenges, it is also a method of finding and losing ourselves emotionally as we express what speaks…

Joan Grine

Joan Grine

JULY: Artist Statement The beauty of nature is the inspiration for most of Grine’s work. Her love of natural subjects, their textures, patterns, and atmosphere are shown in her oil paintings, pastels, and ink drawings. San Diego County is a great source of ideas for her artwork, with the mountains, desert, and beautiful ocean views….