Portrait of the Artists

Peggy Semtob

Peggy Semtob Jewelry

Peggy Semtob has been creating jewelry for many years under Peggy Paloma Designs using semi-precious stones. Her jewelry has sold worldwide and is in the jewelry collections of many celebrities. Peggy Semtob is an Emmy Award Hairstylist for the film industry whose jewelry is now sold in many fashion boutiques in California. Peggy Semtob was […]

Bonny Botello

Java Time - Bonny Botello

I have enjoyed painting with pastel and with acrylics for about 15 years. My subjects are frequently from my vacations, portraits of my granddaughter or commissions of children or adults, animals, or simply a variety of scenes that attract me. Recently I have painted nocturnal scenes, some with figures. Bonny Botello was a participating artist […]

Maryse Bergeron

Prickly Archichokes - Maryse Bergeron

Maryse Bergeron is a newly found artist whose love for art has led her to start exploring her own artistic expression as a second career. She enjoys working with colors and multi-media materials, creating movement that embodies her love of nature and life. Originally from Montreal, Canada, Maryse moved to California 17 years ago, and […]

Lorene Barker

Lorene Barker Pastel

Although I have dabbled in art most of my life, I did not start to seriously study and apply what I have learned until I retired some ten years ago. I paint for joy and expressiveness. Lorene Barker was a participating artist in the 2015 Rejoice in Art! Fair

Steve Gardner

Steve Gardner Pottery

I guess it started when I was young. I ate some sand, so the silica got into my blood. Thereafter I loved to form and create with clay. I enjoyed the fluidity of clay so much that it became my major for the first two years of college. I loved learning about the mechanics of […]