Stephanie Goldman is a contemporary fine artist and portrait painter, exhibiting nationally, internationally. Stephanie has been collaborating with artist Ken Goldman for over two decades on public and private art projects for institutions, corporations and residences. Stephanie is a past president of the San Diego Museum of Art’s Artists Guild and has served as Trustee of the San Diego Museum of Art. The Riverside Art Museum exhibited her portrait series of children entitled I Am a Child, which is now in the permanent collection of the Osteopathic Center for Children and Families in San Diego, CA. Stephanie co-authored a reference book for artists wanting to learn how to draw the figure titled The Complete Book of Poses, published by Walter Foster is available though Amazon. Her work has been reproduced by Frontline Publishing Co, Ramprod.com, Eastmeetswestco.com and goldmanfineart.com. Currently, Stephanie is serving on the Board of Directors of the National Watercolor Society.
Stan Goudey, AWS, SDWS, WFWS, started painting in grade and high school. He received formal training at Grossmont College and studied figure drawing and illustration at the Art Center of Design, Los Angeles. He was commissioned for illustrations for books and magazines, including Psychology Today and Oceans. His constant goal is to try to paint to the standards of the masters—the old ones as well as the new. Personal favorites include Edward Hopper, Winslow Homer, Wayne Thiebaud, Richard Diebenkorn, Arnie Westerman, John Salminen and Ted Rose. Among his favorable critiques are those in the San Diego Union, Julian News, North County Times, and Daily Californian. His art is in collections—and has exhibited in—Italy, England, Mexico, the United States and Canada.
Irina Gronborg is known for her botanical drawings in color pencil inspired by the exotic plants in the garden that she created with her husband Erik at their home in Solana Beach. She has exhibited and taught drawing at colleges, community colleges and the Athenaeum since graduating many years ago from Stanford University in studio art (BA, MA). Her drawings and a virtual tour of her garden may be seen on her website: irinagronborg.com and her books are available on Amazon.
France-Marie Haeger, Swiss born, Fine-Arts instructor, artist and Registered Board Certified art therapist, graduated at the School of Fine-Arts in Lausanne, Switzerland. France-Marie is instructor and program adviser for the “Art and Creative Process” Certificate Program she helped design for UCSD Extension. She has 40 years of experience teaching Fine-Arts and Art Appreciation in various venues in San Diego County. She helped design two Expressive Arts Therapy programs in San Diego and for 4 years acted as a coordinator and core faculty at San Diego University for Integrative Studies, the ISIS/Expressive Arts Institute, and in the UCSD Extension Certificate Program. She taught for 28 years in graduate programs in art and in art therapy in Switzerland where she created, directed, and coordinated the first Art Therapy Program in French-speaking Switzerland that now recognizes art therapy as a profession. She has exhibited her work in Switzerland and the U.S.
Chelsea Herman holds an MFA in Painting and Printmaking from San Diego State University teaches visual art in both university and community contexts. Her work has been exhibited at the Oceanside Museum of Art, The International Printmaking Biennial of Douro in Portugal, CODEX Book Fair and Symposium, and the Janet Turner Print Museum at California State University, Chico, among others. Her work is held in several collections, including the International Collection of Contemporary Creative Books, Atelier Vis-a-Vis, Marseille, France, the Love Library at San Diego State University, and the Cloquet Forestry Center at the University of Minnesota. Herman is the proprietor of FlightPath Press in San Diego, California. Website: chelseahermanart.com