Artists of Sonoma



Sonoma Art Directory


Abby Bard
textile artist, weaver

Abby Bard creates handwoven clothing out of rayon, chenille, cotton, silk and wool yarns, in uniquely blended colors.

artist, blogger

Abigail Zimmerman is known for painting sensory impressions of California landscapes. She also keeps a blog about the food, wine and art of Sonoma, known as Abi’s Farmhouse Kitchen.

Alexis Greenberg
photographer, art consultant, art teacher

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.


Alice Rhodes is a mixed media artist who often uses found objects to build her art with. Some of her works include individual books made out of coffee filters, sewn together and painted.

Angela Hunter Geiss
artist, blogger

The paintings of Angela Hunter Geiss pay tribute to spiritual and ritual symbols in Hinduism and Buddhism. Take a look at her artist blog, the 113 Mandala Journey.

Anina Porter Fuller

Artist Anina Porter Fuller comes from an artistic family on the East Coast, that includes the painter Fairfield Porter and photographer Eliot Porter (her uncles and mentors), and the poet Anne Porter. Anina resides in Sonoma County and specializes in oil painting directly from nature. She also leads Art Week trips each summer to the Great Spruce Head Island, Maine.

Anji Bartholf
textile artist

Anji Bartholf is an artist who weaves contemporary abstract tapestries on a six foot countermarche Cranbrook floor loom in her Sonoma studio. This slow, accumulative process imbues each piece with a sense of rhythms and cycles, of time and season, of growth and change.

artist, calligrapher

Ann Hollister combines watercolor, acrylic and calligraphy into her paintings. Her style can be abstract and dreamlike. Formerly she was a commercial artist.

Ann Leech
Leech Studios
jewelry artist, printmaker

At Leech Studios, Phil and Ann create jewelry designs with silver, gold, and select stones. Ann is a native of Indiana with a degree from the University of Cincinnati, School of Design, Art & Architecture. Ann is also an interior designer, painter and printmaker.


Anne Regan is a Sonoma County mixed media artist and painter, known for painting wildlife on granite and bicycle collages.

Audrey Von Hawley
Sonoma Collage Studio

Audrey Von Hawley is a collage artist, and featured in the book on the Sonoma Collage Studio, Living Into Art: Journeys Through Collage by Lindsay Whitings.

Barbara Aliza

Barbara Aliza utilizes a variety of natural and acrylic materials. Her work explores the complexity of surface, the beauty of imperfection and, ultimately, survival.

Barbara Crow

Barbara Crow is an artist of abstracts, gestural paintings and mixed media collages.  She has a B.A. in Art History from George Washington University, and has studied at the SOMA School of Art, San Francisco.

Barbara Hoffmann
ceramic artist, sculptor

Barbara Hoffmann has worked for 40 years with pottery and sculptural stoneware. She specializes in high, gas fired, reduction stoneware, as well as wood-fire, salt glaze, porcelain, earthenware and Raku.

Barbara jacobs

Barbara Jacobs is known for drawing, painting in a variety of media, pastels, digital art, monotypes, and mixed media. Her fine art and her designs range from the ‘painterly’ to more structured, sometimes including historic or intercultural design references or whimsical motifs.

Barbara Jacobsen
Sonoma Collage Studio

Barbara Jacobsen is a collage artist and painter. She developed what she calls a journeybook, which is a series of collages pasted into old books. She also collaborates and mentors a group of collage artists, and their story is chronicled in the book Living Into Art: Journeys Through Collage by Lindsay Whitings.

Barbara Kelley
Moon Catcher Studios
artist, printmaker

Barbara Kelley is known for printmaking, monoprints, engravings, oil paintings, and encaustics. She owns and works from the Moon Catcher Studios at The Sea Ranch and Santa Rosa, California.

Barbara Tocher
jewelry artist, ceramic artist

Barbara Tocher creates jewelry with ceramic beads, ceramics, sculptures and candles. Her jewelry often contains elements from Africa and the Middle East.


Bernadette Howard is a contemporary artist known for her pastels, watercolors and oil paintings.


Bert Kaplan is a Sonoma County artist whose paintings and pastel artwork is inspired by nature.


Beth Changstrom works include painting, drawing, pottery, mixed media and collage.

ceramic artist

Beverly Prevost is a clay artist who specializes in stoneware, pottery, handmade dinnerware, and handmade vessels. She graduated from the University of Georgia with an MFA in Ceramics and has lived in the Sonoma Valley since 1970. She is also a founding member of the Arts Guild of Sonoma and the Sonoma Valley Jazz Society.

Bill Geisinger
studio potter

Bill Geisinger produces ceramics and wood fired stoneware.

Bill Gittins

The Sonoma County artist Bill Gittins paints both in plein air and in the studio using acrylics and oils. “Bill is primarily a painter of land, water and sky.”

Bob Cornelis

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.

Brian Martinelli
artist, sculptor

Brian Martinelli is a mixed-media artist who specializes in sculpture, particularly metal fabrication. He often uses recycled steel as a foundation for his work, using the metal as a framework or skeleton for other media.

Brooks Anderson

Brooks Anderson is a painter of large-scale landscapes, cloudscapes, seascapes and abstracts, and has painted in Los Angeles, Maine and the south of France. He resides now in Sonoma County. His work can be found in numerous collections, including the Philbrook Museum in Tulsa. He has a B.F.A. from California State University


Sonoma artist Caitlin McCarthy creates original drawings of mythic, Celtic and romantic subjects.

Carol Larson
textile artist

Carol Larson is a textile artist who incorporates a variety of cloth, vintage linens, dye, paint, wax, technological processes and stitch into her textile artworks.

Carole Rae Watanabe

Carole Rae Watanabe paints in an energetic and impressionist style. Her paintings are often featured on the wine labels of Artiste Winery in the Santa Inez Valley California, and Atascadero Creek Winery in Sonoma County. She has also written the book, The Ecstatic Marriage of Life and Art.

Carole Watanabe, The Ecstatic Marriage of Life and Art