Artist of the Month - Dolly SellarsArtist Reception: September 13th, 2014 | 4-7:00pm
Oils, Acrylics & Pastels
At an early age, Dolly Sellars was inspired by two of her aunts who were artists. She remembers watching one of them paint with pastels and thought to herself, “One day I would like to do that”.
For four years, Dolly taught art to children through the San Joaquin County Arts Council, “Artist in the School Program”. She has also taught children‟s art classes at the Lodi Community Art Center in Lodi, CA.
Her work has been accepted in many shows in California, Oregon, Nevada and Florida. Her work has been exhibited in the Stockton Art League show held at The Haggin Museum in Stockton. It has also been accepted in the Tracy Art League show, “Expressions”, in 1994, „95, and „98. She exhibited in the 1994 Pastel Society of North Florida Annual National Show, her paintings have been shown in the Pastel Society of the West Coast Show at the Carmichael Gallery. Three of her paintings were accepted in the Central California Art League‟s 21st Annual Spring Art Show in Modesto, CA, at the Gallo
Winery Administration Building. She is currently a member of the National League of American Pen Women, the Stockton Art League, where she has served as chairperson for their bi-annual juried show at The Haggin Museum. She is also a member of the Lodi Community Art Center where she served as its president for two terms.
Until recently, Dolly volunteered with Organization Sunflower, playing the piano for shutins at convalescent facilities in Lodi, Manteca, Stockton, and Tracy.
Her mediums are oils, acrylics and pastels. Her work has been exhibited at the Images Art Gallery in Grass Valley, CA, and Malcoms Gallery in Sacramento, C‟s Floral in Stockton, Heart of the Arts Gallery in Stockton, the Lodi Community Art Center, Gallery 10 in Sutter Creek and the Anderson Gallery in Modesto.
Dolly has studied with Richard Yip, Jim Lewis, Bob Gerbracht, Doug Genschmer, Urania Christy Tarbot, Jankowski, D‟Pharr, Flora Guffini, Margo Schulzke, and others.