Portrait of the Artists

Chris Stillians

No More Ore - Chris Stillians

Photography discovered me in the summer of 1968, the year I graduated from high school. Maybe it would be more appropriate to say that the art and science of photography grabbed me by the throat and would not let go. I had an interest in art and was taking art classes in high school, but […]

Georgeann Robertson

Descanso Bay - Georgeann Robertson

Ms. Robertson has been painting since 1987, and she has collected numerous awards at various shows she has participated in. She is an active member of the Artist Open Group and Palos Verdes Painters (affiliated with Palos Verdes Art Center), Torrance Artists Guild, Destination: Art and Artlife South Bay. In addition, she served several years […]

Nancy Comaford

Nancy Comaford Necklaces

Jewelry is my artwork. I design and make it all — using semiprecious stones, freshwater pearls, coral, and seashells with pendants from all over the world. Also some Murano glass. I make earrings, bracelets and necklaces.

Bonny Botello

Bonny Botello Pastel

I am inspired to paint a wide variety of subjects, whether a beautiful landscape, the subtle lights of a nocturnal scene, a beautiful child or other special person, an iconic landmark, the geometry of architectural structure and the colors and forms of flowers. I use acrylic paints and pastels. The process of creation is frequently […]

Michal Artal

Portofino Harbor - Michal Artal

Michal Artal is an impressionist oil and pastel painter. She has been painting full-time since retiring from her medical career. Her subjects include still life, landscape and portraits. She had a solo exhibition in the Saint Louis University Art Museum in 2011 and participated in several juried art exhibitions locally. Michal says: “I find inspiration […]