Sonoma Art Directory
Kristel Phears is an artist of fine jewelry and also a photographer, who has a store on Etsy and accepts custom orders for everyday or bridal occasions. Her favorite materials are gold, sterling, fine silver, gemstones, natural stones, copper, and crystal. She also creates fine art photography of the natural world.
Stella Monday creates fine art photography “with emphasis on the painterly and the abstract as well as the mood, texture and feel of the light.” Her subject matter includes Sonoma County, Southeast Asia and Tibet, and anywhere in the world that provides a palette for light, texture, and icon. Her work is featured in the book of poetry, I Hear Always the Dogs on the Roof, by David Fisher.
Robert Weiss is a ceramic artist of crystalline glazed porcelain, and a photographer. All profits from the sale of Roberts photography and ceramics are given to The Weiss Family Fine Arts Scholarship Fund.
Jak Wonderly is a photographer from Santa Rosa, California, known for fine photography of vintage items, horses, vineyards, and farms. His work has appeared in National Geographic and other national magazines. He works primarily outdoors for clients who appreciate an earthy and adventurous aesthetic.
Jeremy Joan Hewes specializes in photography and printmaking. She was a founding member of Riverfront Gallery in Petaluma, CA, and is currently a gallery artist at Healdsburg Center for the Arts in Healdsburg, CA. She is also a writer and author of seven books.
Alexis Greenberg has a photography studio in Healdsburg, California and works as a freelance photographer, art consultant and art teacher. She specializes in photographing landscapes and the people she encounters traveling. Alexis was born in Maryland and studied photography at Glen Echo Park, The Holton-Arms School, The Corcoran Gallery of Art and Syracuse University.
Bob Cornelis is a photographer who founded and runs Color Folio, a fine art digital printing studio. He has recently been focusing on image transfers, and alternative printing processes (palladium, cyanotype, etc.) from 21st century digital negatives.
Howard Hardie the photographer specializes in black and white film and traditional silver gelatin prints. A quote from the artist: “The gift of photography is that it sharpens one’s awareness of our visual world. “
Jane E. Baron takes photographs and creates photo essays from around the world, including photography of landscapes, flowers, and people.
Michael Cone creates large format, black and white photography. A quote from the photographer: “It is up to the photographer to make sure light falls upon silver in a meaningful way.”
Michael Ecton is a photographer of the California Wine country of Sonoma and Napa, as well as an international travel and wildlife photographer.
Michael Ryan is a photographer specializing in fine art landscape images. He enjoys hiking, exploring and photographing the Rockies, Sierras, California coastlands, State Parks and National Parks. One of his portfolio statements: ”The goal of my images is to not only evoke a sense of wonder but also a sense of urgency. I want to inspire the viewer to connect or even re-connect with the natural world around them.”
Suzie Rose is a photographer who often turns her lens on subjects close to her home in West Sonoma County. Through her photography, Suzie invites us to slow down, pay attention, and embrace the beauty around us.
Kate Williams from Across the Street Photography specializes in landscape photos of Sonoma County and the Pacific Coast.
The Sonoma Valley photographer Charlotte Dressen offers an assortment of photography of the wine county, Bay Area, Pacific Ocean, nature and food.
Suzi Eszterhas is an award-winning wildlife photographer of Sonoma Many of her baby animal photos are available at Etsy. Her photography has been featured in TIME Magazine, GoodMorningAmerica.com, TodayShow.com, Ranger Rick Magazine, National Geographic Kids Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, and BBC Wildlife Magazine.
Suzi Eszterhas is the photographer of the new book, A Future for Cheetahs. To bring this book to market, the writer Dr. Laurie Marker and wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas have teamed up to bring you the most intimate portrait yet of the world’s fastest land animal, the cheetah. It is the story of the cheetah’s race against extinction, illustrated with some of the rarest and most beautiful images yet of the wild cheetah.
See also the animal photography books by Suzi Eszterhas.
Sharon Pillsbury is the artist-creator of Wine Country Charm, a little bit of wine country in jewelry and art. She provides Sonoma wine country photos in prints and canvas wraps. She also creates wine charm jewelry.
Sonoma County artist Kathleen Fitzpatrick creates nature photography of the wine country, and colorful, original landscapes and abstract acrylic paintings.
Michael Mudd is a photographer whose style in his own words is “a kind of photographic unconscious, a letting go in which the familiar is felt as dream-state – sometimes pastoral and serene, sometimes filled with fiery light, and other times dark and brooding.”
Shannon Clark is a Sonoma photographer and her subject matters include Sonoma rural scenery, San Francisco and cities, beaches, animals, skies, and dreamy and surreal carnival subjects. She offers prints, canvas matted photos, wall hangings and related home decor at her Etsy store: wall hangings, pillows, duvet covers, bedding and tapestries.
Peter Krohn is an artist-photographer of Sebastopol, California who creates ”scanography” of botanicals on aluminum.
Colin Talcroft is an artist and photographer known for assemblage, collage, found object art, and monoprints.
Lupen Grainne is a fine art photographer, the maker of photographic prints, travel and nature wall art. Originally from Portland Oregon, Lupen is now based in Sonoma County. Her photography depicts the natural world, old architecture, minimal landscapes, coastlands, orchards, and “the often overlooked details of nature.”