PRLog - Jan. 14, 2013 - SANTA CRUZ, Calif. -- Santa Cruz artist Mary Karlton is exhibiting two of her paintings at the Fresno Regional Foundation from now until June 30. Ms. Karlton’s featured acrylic paintings in celebration of the pomegranate are among the works selected by the Madera County Arts Council for its annual Celebrate Agriculture with the Arts show, held in October of 2012. Ms. Karlton’s piece “How Are You, M’Lord?” received a first place prize in the Madera County Arts Pomegranate Festival category. This painting and another one of her paintings in the same style entitled “Kynthia,”
Members of Fresno's CMAC standing with Ms. Karlton's and other artists' works
About Mary Karlton
Mary Karlton studied painting and printmaking in Chicago, San Francisco, and Santa Fe. Her style is eclectic with highly textured works that combine elements of collage, photography, and abstraction. She is captivated by the versatility and expressive potential of acrylic media. Her heroes in the art world are multifaceted and innovative - DaVinci, Lautrec, Van Gogh, Picasso, Dali, Magritte, Klimt, Kandinsky, Schiele, DeKoonig, and Richter. Her award-winning work has been included in a wide array of exhibitions in Northern and Southern California, including various books, galleries, and wine labels.
Ms. Karlton lives and paints in the scenic coastal town of Santa Cruz, CA with her husband, musician and photographer Peter Sterbach. To learn more about Mary Karlton or to view her online gallery, please visit www.marykarlton.com.
About Fresno Regional Foundation
Established in 1966, Fresno Regional Foundation serves to better it the California’s Central Valley by encouraging philanthropy, charity, and investment. They seek to serve the needs of their donors by providing a wide variety of charitable causes and by grouping funds for the maximum positive impact in the local community. Their areas of focus cover economic, social, environmental, educational, and cultural and artistic endeavors. To find out more about the Fresno Regional Foundation’s purpose and history, please visit www.fresnoregfoundation.org.