Sonja Krastman is the Communications Chair of the HBAC Artist Council Steering Committee and a frequent exhibitor in the annual Inspired and Centered on the Center exhibitions hosted at the Art Center.
Sonja also exhibits in art fairs throughout California including Yountville's annual Art, Sip & Stroll event scheduled for April 25th. When California shut down, organizers transformed the popular festival into a virtual tour running through May 31. You can learn more on the Yountville Arts Instagram page.
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Artist Council Programs Co-Chair Susan Turner is doing good with her creative energy. Susan is repurposing shipping boxes into Garage Art, to raise money for the Huntington Beach Council on Aging. $20 minimum donation.
ALL proceeds go to support first responders helping seniors in the Huntington Beach community. You can donate directly to HBCOA (show Susan your receipt for $20 or more and she'll give you an original Garage Art piece) or contact Susan to learn more about acquiring your very own Garage Art and she'll make the donation for you. Thank you Susan!
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Artist Council member Kevin Jacobs was born in North Hollywood CA and largely self-taught. His preferred mediums are drawing, collage, and printmaking. Kevin studied at Los Angeles Valley College and earned two-year scholarship to Otis College of Art and Design where he learned fine art etching and monoprint techniques.
Kevin established Firestarter Graphics in 2017, producing bold and dynamic designs specifically for the commercial retail industry. Kevin regularly exhibits at the Huntington Beach Art Center in the annual Inspired and Centered on the Center exhibitions. He also exhibits his artwork in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Olympia, Washington galleries.
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