Stay at the Hofsas House and stop by the lobby to meet our bronze four legged friend. Anyone who stays at the hotel and purchases a piece of DOGMAN artwork from Mountainsong Galleries will have the opportunity to have 10% of the sales from the sculpture they purchase be mailed to the animal rescue charity of their choice.
Hofsas House Background:
Owned and operated by the Theis Family, Hofsas House Hotel is within walking distance of everything Carmel has to offer, including a stunning beach, fine restaurants and shops, and wine tasting. It provides peaceful respite and European charm just minutes from Monterey , Pebble Beach, Big Sur and Pacific Grove . The Hofsas House’s 38 spacious, one-of-a-kind rooms boast European comfort and lovely views, not to mention amenities like fireplaces, private balconies, wet bars, kitchens and patios. Large suites provide the perfect stay for newlyweds and everyone else seeking an extra special getaway. Dutch doors in every room allow guests to welcome in the ocean air, and free WiFi enables them to stay connected — if they want to.
The Hofsas House Hotel family works to ensure every visitor's experience is special, striving to offer the highest quality personal services. Consider the continental breakfast, abundant with fresh French Roast coffee, tea, juice, fruit and pastries from a neighborhood bakery, or the personalized concierge services for guests and their families, including their four-legged family members, who are welcome, as well.
For large groups — wedding parties, company meetings, family reunions and others — Hofsas House Hotel offers a spacious room equipped with a fireplace and full kitchen that can comfortably accommodate 40 people. A heated pool, dry saunas, decks with views and off-street parking are on offer as well.
Hofsas House Hotel is located on San Carlos Street, north of Fourth Avenue in Carmel-by-the-
Background on Mountainsong Galleries:
Mountainsong Galleries on Ocean Avenue in Carmel-by-the-
Location: Ocean Avenue between San Carlos and Mission Carmel-by-the-
Phone: (831) 626-0600
Private Viewings By Appointment - Call 831-233-8255
Hours of Operation Monday- Sunday 10 – 6
Background on DOGMAN by Marty Goldstein:
Born and raised in San Diego, California, Marty at a very young age became infatuated with all manner of stuffed, furry creatures. Puppy dogs with long ears or short ears, a riot of expressions, and puppies with soulful eyes, soon became his most treasured possessions. As the early years went by, those funny stuffed animals were exchanged for a real live puppy dog who responded to his master with unmitigated love and who made him laugh time and again.
At the age of 62, Marty retired from the stressful corporate world. And after taking numerous sculpting classes found himself eager to create a series of whimsical bronze dogs which he enjoys sharing with anyone who loves animals or who simply delights in beginning each day with a smile or a chuckle. These limited edition bronzes range in size from approximately 4 inches to 50 inches and are developed using the "lost wax process". The bronze dog sculptures are cast with high quality molten bronze and later have special patinas applied to bring the sculpture to life. This 3,000 year old tradition results in bronzes that owners will cherish for generations.
Marty Goldstein's dogs have found homes throughout the U.S., Canada, in Europe and in Asia. Renown Hospital in Reno and Cottage Hospital in Santa Barbara exhibit the bronzes as an aid to their Healing Arts Programs. The FDR library in New York displays a likeness of Fala, FDR's prized Terrier.
To date, Marty has sculpted a collection of well over 100 dogs. He says "Whimsical dogs remind me that life sometimes gets too serious and that we need a release. Funny looking dogs do that for me" Look for this collection to continue to expand in the future.
Marci Bracco Cain
PO Box 3396
Ocean Avenue 3 SE Of San Carlos