Char Wood
1485 Michele Way
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

707 526-5136

Current gallery affiliations:

Owned and operated the Artists’ Collective Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA

Recent and ongoing shows:

Apple Blossom Festival
The Omelette House, Novato
Mary’s Restaurant, Novato
Tomales Deli, Tomales
Loren Hovland, Jeweler, Coddingtown
Sonoma National Bank, Sebastopol
Muffin Street, Santa Rosa

Art Training:

I am basically “self taught”. I’ve taken dozens of art workshops
and art classes over the past 40 years, besides studying books,
videos, and dvd’s.

Awards or Honors:

Artists Round Table – Artist of the Year 2007
Apple Blossom Festival – Honorable Mention 2007, First Place
2006, plus Best in Show and awards in oil, pastel, and
watercolor in previous years
Acceptance into the San Diego Watercolor’s International annual
Acceptance into the Pastel Society’s annual show in Sacramento

Teaching Experience:

Taught watercolor for one year for Bonnie Rosen at the Luther
Burbank Center


I work mostly in oils, but also do some pastels, and occasionally
watercolor. My favorite painting conditions occur in plein air, and
I go out at least weekly.