Portrait of the Artists

David Wolfram

Golden Hills 9 - David Wolfram

David Wolfram was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to California in 1975. He graduated with Distinction from Art Center College of Design, with a BA in Illustration in 1985. He was employed as a Toy Designer and Design Manager at Mattel Inc. for  22 years. After leaving corporate life, inspired by the California […]

Jonathan Weaver

Jonathan Weaver Wood Bowl

My work explores wood as a material through form. I prefer to work with complicated wood and simple forms. Wood as a material – or rather as a range of materials – brings so much individuality in terms of palette, pattern, texture, and weight. I find that simple shapes compete less with the qualities of […]

Robert Reinhardt

Robert Reinhardt Painting

Robert Reinhardt was born in Madison, Wisconsin in 1955. Growing up in a military family, he was on the move throughout the United States for the first 13 years of his life. While moving during his formative years was often difficult and challenging, as an adult he learned to view these diverse experiences as an […]

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 […]

Joyce Carol Watanabe

Joyce Carol Watanabe Jewelry

A fascination with rocks, shells and metal led Joyce Carol Watanabe to learn jewelry making. When an auntie taught her pearl knotting, she continued taking metalwork classes at Long Beach Community College, Venice Community Adult School, and Torrance Cultural Arts Center. At the Culver City Rocks and Minerals Club workshop volunteers taught her lapidary to […]