- Frank Lennartz captures light and color on canvas. His style emphasizes the impression or mood of the moment reflected by the landscape. He received the prestigious Director’s Choice Award presented by the Carnegie Art Museum, where his painting “A Trek in the Foothills” is part of their permanent collection. His paintings have been exhibited throughout Southern California including in California Art Club’s Gold Medal Exhibitions, the On Location in Malibu exhibitions held at the Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University in Malibu, and at The Old Mill in San Marino. He is an artist member of the California Art Club.
- David Deyell is and author, demonstrator, teacher of weekly classes/workshops and judge of art exhibitions. A California architect, retired member of the University of California and an active plein air artist, Deyell is a signature member of California Gold Coast Watercolor Society, Valley Watercolor Society & cofounder of Thousand Oaks Plein Air Watercolorists. He taught annual weeklong workshops in Yosemite for the Yosemite Conservancy for the past 20 years. His instructors were: Edgar Whitney, Tony Couch, Henry Fukuhara, Tom Fong, Milford Zornes and Chris Van Winkle.