Arthur Beaumont
Arthur Beaumont (1890-1978).

Arthur Beaumont taught at the Chouinard Art Institute in the 1920's. Best known for his watercolors of ships and harbor scenes.

   

Cornelis Botke
Cornelis Botke was primarily a landscape painter but was also a highly renowned etcher and block-printer.

 
 
 

Jessie Arms Botke
Jessie Arms Botke was one of the most celebrated decorative painters of the twentieth century.

   

Alexandra Bradshaw
Alexandra Bradshaw, California Watercolor Painter (1888-1981).

 
 
 

Rex Brandt
Rex Brandt, California Watercolor Painter (1914-2000).

Rex Brandt, a native Californian, is considered one of the most important and influential California watercolorists.

   

Maurice Braun
An established California plein-air painter in the Impressionist style, Maurice Braun's skill of showing the varying effects of light put San Diego into the national art scene.

 
 
 

Victor Czerkas
Victor Czerkas (1914-2003).

Victor Czerkas produced fine art watercolors and oil paintings depicting regional California cityscape views. Received private painting lessons from Nicolai Fechin.

   

Phil Dike
Phil Dike, California Scene Painter (1906-1990).

Phil Dike, a Southern California native, was one of the main innovators in the development of the watercolor painting movement in California.

 
 
 

Hardie Gramatky
Hardie Gramatky became an illustrator of national reputation, especially known for his Little Toot children's books for G.P. Putnam's Sons.

   

Harold Gretzner
Harold Gretzner, California Watercolor Painter (1902-1977).

Harold Gretzner was a member of the Thirteen Watercolorists and a founding member of the West Coast Watercolor Society.

 
 
 

William Griffith
William Griffith first visited Southern California, and two years later moved to Laguna Beach, where he served as President of the Laguna Beach Art Association.

   

Paul Grimm
Paul Grimm, California Desert Painter

 
 
 

Anna Althea Hills
Anna Hills was an active member of the Laguna Beach art colony and co-founded the Laguna Beach Art Association, serving as several terms as president.

   

Richard V. Johnson
Richard V. Johnson, California Watercolor Painter, (1905-2001).

 
 
 

Dong Kingman
Dong Kingman, California Watercolor Painter (1911-2000).

   

Emil Kosa Jr.
Emil Kosa Jr., California Watercolor Painter (1903-1968).

Emil Kosa Jr. was among the first California Style watercolorist's whose work brought attention to the West Coast watercolor style.

 
 
 

Roger Kuntz
Roger Kuntz - A California Artist

(1926-1975)

   

Sydney Laurence
Sydney Laurence - Alaskan Painter

Sydney Laurence was one of the first professionally trained artists to live in the Alaska Territory.

 
 
 

Jack Laycox
Jack Laycox, California Scene Painter (1921-1984).

Jack Laycox produced many fine watercolors depicting city & urban scenes of California and New York throughout his career.

   

Jake Lee
Jake Lee, a Chinese-American scene painter

(1911-1991)

 
 
 

Maurice Logan
Maurice Logan was an expert watercolor and oil painter of California scenes which included the downtown and waterfront areas of San Francisco and other small California towns

   

Alfred Mitchell
Alfred Mitchell, a painter of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism. Mitchell settled in San Diego in 1908.

 
 
 

Vernon Nye
VERNON NYE, A.W.S. (b.1915-present).

Vernon Nye has contributed greatly to California watercolor painting.

   

Phil Paradise
Phil Paradise - An American Scene Painter.

 
 
 

George Post
George Post, California Watercolor Painter (1906-1997).

George Post was born and raised in Oakland, California.

   

Ken Potter
Ken Potter, California Watercolor Painter (1926-present).

Ken Potter is a third generation Californian.

 
 
 

Noel Quinn
Noel Quinn, California Watercolor Painter (1915-1993).

President of the California Watercolor Society in 1962, Quinn's watercolors featured bold patterns, bright colors and geometric design.

   

Ed Reep
Edward Reep - California Scene Painter (1918-2013)

Born: Brooklyn, NY

 
 
 

Charles Reiffel
Charles Reiffel’s work was exhibited throughout the country, winning many national awards and the accolades.

   

Paul Sample
Paul Sample’s reputation as a leading member of the Regionalist movement throughout the 1930s was a direct result of the realist approach he used in depicting everyday aspects of American culture.

 
 
 

Millard Sheets
Millard Sheets, California Watercolor Painter (1907-1989).

Millard Sheets was a native California artist and grew up in the Pomona Valley near Los Angeles.

   

Raimonds Staprans
Raimonds Staprans began working in the Bay Area in the 1950s...a time when other artists in that region were rediscovering figurative painting.

 
 
 

Donald Teague
Donald Teague - The dean of American watercolorists.

   

S.C. Yuan
S.C. Yuan is considered one of the finest painters to come out of the Monterey Peninsula.

 
 
 

Milford Zornes
Milford Zornes, California Watercolor Painter (1909-2008)

Milford Zornes was one of the premier California watercolor artists as well as a respected instructor.

 


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