|About the Artist
|PAINTING AND ARTISTS
|Evie was born in Saskatchewan, Canada but moved
to California when she was 8. One of 7 children,
she grew up in the middle of a large family. She
enjoyed being outside in the rose garden or under
the big walnut tree, and marveled at the way things
grew… how perfectly balanced the petals are formed
on a flower. Throughout her life she has had an
awareness of color and a great love for all forms of
beauty. Evie is gifted with a sense of style, inner
strength and peace.
Having started painting with oils in the 70’s, Evie’s
busy life with husband and 3 children plus
community activities, forced several years of other
forms of art. She did home decorating,
dressmaking, fashion shows and even modeling for a
short time. When home life became quieter with
time again to pursue her deep love, she began
painting with watercolors. She is self taught with a
few workshops and a sprinkling of lessons along the
Nancy is a Southern California born artist with charm and energy of the area
reflected in her work. She graduated from Cal State Northridge with an emphasis
on two-dimensional fine art. Her style ranges from soft impressionism to
A peaceful sense of order and a harmony of color and form is seen in her paintings.
Nancy has won many awards throughout the Southwest.
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ROBERT A. FLEMING
Robert was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He obtained his formal art training
at Miami University in Ohio.
Bob began his painting career at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City. He was also a
graphic designed in TV at KTVW in Oakland.
The wet-in-wet technique of Bob's original watercolors have a fresh and
spontaneous feeling. He now spends his time going art shows in the Southwest.
Some of his recent awards have been poster artist for the Borrego Springs art show
and 1st Place in watercolor at the Indio Southwest Show.
This summer Bob has his historical golf painting based on the 1913 US Open
accepted into the Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Florida.
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Linda Kottke's paintings feature scenes of Key West and
the Florida Keys, Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas, The
Black Hills of South Dakota, and many other places around
the country and the world.
Artwork in the brilliant colors of Key West , Lake Tahoe, and
Black Hills landmarks, tropical flowers and animals,
seascapes, landscapes, and fantastic images from a
whimsical dream world, reflects her beautiful view on life
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Penelope D. Krebs
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|SHARON JOY MASON
With an interest in art for as long as she can remember--
from drawing and coloring mountains and Saguaro cactus
with crayons to designing clothes for paper dolls--Sharon
began the serious pursuit of art after taking lessons from
neighbor Mona McGuire and participating in Laguna Plein
Air Painters Association’s mentor program. Sharon has
since studied with prominent Laguna Beach artists
Michael Jacques, Cynthia Grilli, John Eagle and Jeff
Horn. Viewers respond to her use of color and frequently
describe her paintings as beautiful. She is committed to
continued studies and growth; and most importantly,
enjoying the journey.
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Acrylic by Jonna
Jonna started her artistic background early by becoming an
accomplished singer. She has always had an eye for color and began
studying floral design as an art.
For the past 13 years she has been focused on producing beautiful
acrylic paintings of wildlife, portraits, villages and musicians.