Artist, FMA Board President, Instructor
Konrad Dunton has been active in the arts all of his life and is a dedicated and experienced sculpting teacher with a deep understanding of anatomy that he conveys in his classes. His career path has spanned traditional art forms as well as digital, producing sculptural and digital works for film and games as well as for traditional art venues and clientele. As Faculty member at San Jose State University he taught art in digital media and at San Francisco City College his teaching covered sculpture, ceramics and traditional art forms. In his personal art creations he has been expressive in a variety of media, but his love is in the sculptural and figurative realm. The materials he uses in his work are also diverse: clay, steel, bronze, fiberglass, ceramics, stone, wood, synthetic clay and glass. Real estate and property management has afforded Dunton time and freedom so to pursue his love of sculpture and teaching .
Artist, Board Advisor, Instructor
Tebby George has been working as a sculptor and a sculpture instructor for over thirty years. Her artwork has been shown in numerous venues and she has had membership in several arts organizations including Marin Open Studios, San Francisco Women Artists, and Artisan’s Co-op Gallery. As a City College of San Francisco faculty member, she initiated a core curriculum in the early 90' s for an Older Adults Sculpture class and has been teaching the class weekly through 2019. Previous to this she taught secondary English in Syracuse NY, developed a needlepoint design business serving shops in several CA cities, and worked with Bay Area realtors and homeowners doing drawings of properties. Currently she lives in Marin County where she was recently invited to show her large clay portraits at the Marin County Civic Center and was featured in a solo show at the Throckmorton Theater Gallery in Mill Valley.
Sandy Frank has been a practicing artist for over 30 years. She has worked and shown nationally and internationally. Recently she has developed a body of work called Hand Work which showed as a solo show at the Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Sonoma Academy Art Gallery. Some of this work showed at Openings NYC in New York and also in “Art as Messenger” at the CATO Institute in Washington DC. Frank holds a BA from the Academy of Art University in Illustration and a BFA from the University of San Francisco. She has taken workshops from master sculptors including Manuel Neri, and Peter Rubino and has been a part of the San Francisco Sculpture Co-Op and The Nicasio Sculpture Group in Marin. She has taught art to all ages throughout her career, including classes at the Academy of Art University. Currently she runs figurative sculpture and drawing workshops and continues to show in galleries.
Artist, Board Member, Student
Sarah (Sally) Bearse received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education from the University of Arizona anda Master of Science degree in Management of Technology from Golden Gate University. Sarah was a Systems Analyst and eventually became a Senior Consultant. Responsibilities included working with Sales personnel in meeting with and giving presentations to prospects and customers, training programmers, and leading software teams in application development and quality assurance applications. While at AT&T she managed the nationwide Quality Assurance team for Directory which covered the Voice Mail product, internal corporate applications, and software releases. Sarah she joined the sculpting classes held at Fort Mason and continues to sculpt in her retirement.Sarah has shown and sold her work at the Fort Mason Christmas sale, Art Spans Open Studios, and at the SF Women’s Art Gallery
Artist, Board Member, Student
Hiroko Nogami-Rosen is a local business owner and artist. Since immigrating to the U. S. alone with no English comprehension, she has started up two businesses at three San Francisco locations over the past thirty one years. As the president and chief operator of Dayenu, Inc., she handles bookkeeping, payroll, and all other financial oversight of the business. Nogami-Rosen has been taking Ceramic Art and Figure Sculpture courses at CCSF since 1998 until the Figure Sculpture class was terminated in 2019. Figure Sculpture class was an important creative outlet and place of community for her and many others who took the class for years. She is now dedicated to creating an artist cooperative in San Francisco where artists can continue to share their inspiration,knowledge and love of art. She currently lives and works in San Francisco.
Artist, Board Advisor, Student
Daisy Carlson is a figure sculptor and passionate advocate for arts access, equity and sustainability. Carlson has facilitated crafts person's in product design and business operations throughout her career and specializes in traditional Italian handcrafts. Her company Daisy Arts Inc. designed, and manufactured luxury Italian handcrafts selling globally to luxury stores including Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Liberty's, and Le Bon Marché. Her company also developed product for the film industry, museums and hotel chains in areas of linen, leather, ceramic, glass and bronze. Carlson has helped crafts persons find income opportunities in Kenya, Peru, Italy, Indonesia and Myanmar while also integrating broader conservation and sustainable development goals. Carlson is currently a business leadership coach, student of sculpture and writes on climate solutions for Coolhive.com.
Artist, Board Advisor, Student
Serge Kogan, Esq. Serge is a skilled attorney with over 20 years of combined international law firm and in-house experience in technology, commercial and corporate transactions. In the last 10 years, Serge has focused his practice on technology transactions in the Bay Area, helping his clients successfully grow their companies and innovative products in a variety of markets. In addition to his legal experience, throughout his life, Serge has pursued his passion for fine arts through drawing, painting and sculpture. He has been involved in taking life sculpture classes at Fort Mason for many years and is interested in helping to keep this amazing resource available for all budding and experienced artists throughout the Bay Area.
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