December Monthly Artists: Dean Crawford & Deb Hoftstetter
Month of December
Dean started working at two Community Colleges in Southern California before finishing his career of 35 years at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, retiring in 2007.
He worked as a Graphic Designer, Photographer and Community College Instructor in the Graphic Arts field.
After retiring, Dean picked up his camera again, digital this time, and started capturing scenes from our beautiful Central Coast. He joined the Paso Robles Art Association (life member) and started to teach Photography in the Adult Education Program with the City of Paso Robles.
After winning many first places and awards of excellence for his images, it was time to show his work in a gallery situation.
In January 2017, Dean and Deb Hofstetter, joined forces and rented Studio 4 in downtown Paso Robles, with the group of artists at the Studios on the Park Galleries.
They continue to show their work together and separately in San Luis Obispo County. Dean continues to teach with the City of Paso Robles and is an active member of the PRAA Photo Guild.
Deborah “Deb” Hofstetter is a professional photographer born and raised on California’s beautiful Central Coast. She captures the most pristine of images for portraiture and commercial photography. She contracts as a sport photographer,local event photographer and is a skilled technical photographer working in herhome studio. Deb is also an artist in residence at Studios on the Park, 1130 Pine Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446. Her work can be seen at several events and venues: Studio 4, Cattlemenʼs Western Art Show, Kennedy Nautilus, Odyssey Café, Castoro Cellars, the Paso Robles Art Association, the Mid-State Fair and more to come! View her work at www.ccprophoto.com. Deb is a commissioned photographer, supplying art for Airbnb and local offices. “I like diversity, it keeps it fun and fresh.” “My artwork is the hobby side of the technical work I do and a way to stretch the boundaries of creativity.“
Gallery open daily 10:00am-5:30pm