At PBAA/Manley Art Center for December, we’re featuring another versatile multi-media artist: Eva Marie Tanner-Klaas.

In describing her art history Eva Marie says, “I began my art studies working in stone and clay as a student and teacher’s assistant for Jack Richardson...


Well-traveled photographer, potter and pen-and-ink artist Michelle Chegus is our PBAA featured artist

for November.

As a child growing up in Diablo, California, Michelle spent lots of time swimming, riding her horse, playing tennis, water skiing, and snow skiing. She als...


Karen Vogl discussing her display at Manley Art Center in October 2017.
Photo by Ann Ostrowski.


PBAA featured guest artist for October is Karen Vogl, someone who has the ability to turn just about anything into art. “Assemblage is creating art from things that are alr...


Our PBAA featured artist for September is local outdoorsman and watercolorist Ray Benner. Though Ray was born and went to school in Inglewood, California, he spent his summers working 
on Klamath River boat docks and guiding fishing trips starting at the age of 16...


Our PBAA featured guest artist for July is the mother of member Terri Hagstrom, the late Lois Green Cohen, Lois is a long and illustrious career as a fine artist, a designer and illustrator working in the movie industry, and later, as a painter of the universe for the...


The PBAA artist featured in our gallery for May is Les Cornish, someone best known for his distinctive pastel seascapes and fishing-boat-themed paintings, as well as for wildlife, architectural and landscape art.

Born in South Africa, Les creates art with both oils and...


Our featured artist for April is De’De’ Nicholls, a painter who is equally comfortable in oils, water-colors and acrylics. Or, as she describes it, “I paint in watercolor for discipline, oil for patience and acrylic is my happy medium.”

De’De’, who grew up in Los Gatos,...


Our PBAA featured artist for March is versatile member Maryjane Carlson—potter, woodworker and occasional two-dimensional artist. And as many know, Maryjane is also member and instructor of our hand-building pottery group, The Mudslingers.”

But pottery is far from the e...


Buzz Stewart, our featured artist for February, has been a member and a regular at Life Drawing since PBAA’s earliest days. (Buzz evolved from “Berz”—the way his little brother pronounced Bruce, his real name.)

Another interesting tidbit: Buzz didn’t become interested i...


Our PBAA featured artist for January is Laurie Calef, someone who loves to produce realistic landscape, wild flower and macro photography.

Though born in Massachusetts, Laurie considers herself  “a west coaster,” as she
moved with her family to Red Bluff, California when...

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