Nancy Comaford

Nancy Comaford Jewelry

Nancy loves making jewelry and has been an artist for over 35 years. She originally started doing creative stitchery, moved to on- and off-loom weaving, then basketry and three-dimensional macramé. About 25 years ago she found her true love with creating jewelry. Over the years her jewelry has been sold in galleries and art boutiques throughout California. […]

Virginia Kamhi

Hilltop Sentinel - Virginia Kamhi

Born and raised in Southern California, Virginia spent many childhood hours roaming the hills surrounding her home and many weekends bodysurfing in the ocean. These early memories perhaps influence her art, because California landscapes and seascapes are her preferred subjects. Although Virginia always “messed around” with art, she started her art career late in life, […]

Vickie Sekits

Vickie Sekits Painting

I grew up in the San Francisco Bay area and graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. After living in San Francisco for over 11 years, I moved to Los Angeles with my husband and have lived in the South Bay since 1996. I became a stay at […]

Carol Wexler

Borrowed Bling Jewelry - Carol Wexler

Borrowed Bling In 1988 I graduated from Cal State University of Northridge with a degree in Fashion & Merchandising and a plan to go into clothing design. I liked to embellish items and use non-conventional materials to transform clothing. I mainly did this for myself, but while wearing my designs out in public I was […]

Linda Melber

Linda Melber Pastel

I was fortunate enough to have been born and raised in Southern California, surrounded by the beauty of the Santa Monica Mountains and the spectacular Pacific Ocean and Seashore, which has inspired me to recreate this local beauty through my paintings. Traveling around our beautiful world, I have also tried to capture its beauty and […]

Mercedes Guzman

Morning Fog - Mercedes Guzman

I was fortunate to come to the United States from Cuba at a young age when my entire family fled the communist regime. I had always had the desire to express my artistic self in the form of painting. I actually began painting at a time in my life when I needed a way to […]

Mary Jane Sesto

Mary Jane Sesto Photo

Mary Jane Sesto is a self-taught local artist who specializes in nature photography. Through her work she hopes to bring the beauty and importance of nature to as many people as she can. Her work has been published in the book Focus on Africa, several newspapers across the country, numerous travel brochures and the CD-ROM […]

Robin Johns

Robin Johns Jewelry

Becoming a jewelry artist has been a natural progression for me. I learned early in life that I was a visual learner and obtained my BA from UC Berkeley in History of Art. My design aesthetic comes primarily from the stones and organic material that I collect. Color and composition infuse everything in my life […]

Jose Angel Hernandez

Lion - Jose Angel Hernandez

I am a self-taught Torrance, California-based contemporary artist, born in Puerto Rico and raised in the Northeast of the United States. It wasn’t until midlife, at the turn of the century, that I developed a passion for painting. I create unique and interactive art for the eclectic collector. I have shown my work in galleries […]

Barbara Smithson

Wild Iris - Barbara Smithson

Barbara is a watercolor artist living in Fairfield, California. She developed a passionate interest in art during childhood trips to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Her appreciation of art developed into taking art classes and painting on her own about ten years ago. Adventures on the road have inspired plein air watercolor paintings […]