Oil on canvas, various dimensions
Gloria Matuszewski has lived in the California Bay Area since she was a young child, first in San Francisco and then primarily in Marin County, just north of the Golden Gate. She earned her bachelor's degree in art from the University of California in Berkeley, and a teaching credential from SF State University and also did work in Graduate Studies at the JFK University in Arts and Consciousness.
Matuszewski has taught art and tai chi for several years, primarily in the Adults With Disabilities program for the Oakland Unified School District and, for the past several years in her community where she lives in Novato.
Her artwork has been featured previously with the Art in Embassies Program in Saudi Arabia and in Myanmar, formerly Burma. She has exhibited in many national shows and throughout the state of California for over 30 years. Her work is in several collections including Kaiser Hospital, Marin General Hospital, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, William F. Black Collection, and the Tempe Public Library in Arizona.
Currently she is exhibiting with the SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Terra Firma Gallery in Sonoma, and Gallerie Citi in Burlingame.
Painting photos – Jay Daniel, Black Cat Studios.
Artist photo – Renee Jahnke.