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Book Signing

Book Signing

Grand Opening Art Reception & Book Signing Saturday, November 4th | 4 to 8 pm Come meet the writer and the artist and have your book signed Retail price $34.95 hardbound with over 36 color plates The 36 original acrylic paintings by Erickson illustrated in this book will be on exhibit and for sale at this event. This exhibition will run until November 15, 2017 GEORGE STERN FINE ARTS 8920 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069 310.276.2600 | 800.501.6885 |...

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Joan Horsfall Young

Joan Horsfall Young

Born in Toronto, Canada, Joan Horsfall Young had a passion for art even as a little girl. She knew that she was not inclined to become a nurse or teacher as expected by her parents. Instead she chose to pursue her passion for art and attended Central Tech Art School, Toronto. Her appetite for art education led her to the Stowe School in Buckinghamshire, England and also California State University, Northridge in Southern California. While living in Europe and being very involved with her young children, Joan set her eyes on turning children’s toys and dolls into her own works of art. Her...

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Clyde Sunderland

Clyde Sunderland

One of the premier aerial photographers in the nation, Clyde Sunderland mapped much of the Western states and documented the rise in commercial aviation after World War II during his illustrious career as an aviation photographer. Born in Oakland in 1900, Sunderland graduated from Oakland Technical High School. He also attended UC Berkeley where he studied Mechanical Engineering. Although photography was his hobby as early as 1915, Sunderland started his career as an animation moviemaker in the 1920’s. Photography quickly consumed his interests and he took a job as a commercial...

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Robin Wethe Altman

Robin Wethe Altman

Robin grew up in Laguna Beach, California. Her uncommonly vivid watercolors have evolved over her 25 year art career. Robin’s art is known for its infectious optimism that can’t help but make people grin. The colors and subject matter simply say, “life, I love you!” She attended Principia College with the assistance of an art scholarship from the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts and graduated in 1976 with a BA in Fine Art. Her professor at Principia was James Green. He was a noted “California Regionalist” in the 30’s and 40’s who studied with the...

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Kerne Erickson

Kerne Erickson

For the past 45 years Kerne Erickson has worked as a full-time artist, primarily producing freelance commissioned art and landscape paintings. His home and studio are located in Orange County near the edge of the vast O’Neill cattle ranch, with classic rolling California foothills and the distinct ridgeline of Saddleback Mountain in the background. To the south a few miles is Trestles beach, one of the premier surf spots in California. In this home he and his wife, Suzanne, raised their two children, Daniel and Anna. Erickson is soft spoken and friendly but prefers to work on his art with no...

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