Beth Gatza is a professional artist working out of her art studio in Los Angeles since 2010. Beth enjoys painting in oil the unique perspectives of women. Beth Gatza is also full-time art faculty at Sierra Canyon Private School. Work by Beth Gatza is currently being exhibited in private collections, and television and film collections. Commission pieces, public speeches, and private art classes are available.
"I paint women because I cannot think of a more interesting, captivating and mysterious subject to paint. Each woman holds a lifetime of stories in her image, and a lineage that has led to her story".
Los Angeles only
Private lessons in realistic drawing and painting are available for Los Angeles only. Lessons are $250.00 p/hour with a minimum of 2 hours per session. Students learn classical painting and drawing techniques in chiaroscuro and hyperrealism. Oil painting courses require a minimum of 10 hours, drawing courses require a minimum of 2 hours. All materials are included.
If interested, please contact me with dates of interest through my contact page, and I will respond with my availability and how to move forward.
To request a commissioned piece please begin by reaching me through my contact page with basic details about your project. I will reply in email. Payments are processed up-front through PayPal, or you may do a monthly payment plan up to 6 months PRIOR to the painting leaving the studio (plan in advance, no refunds). Completion time is 3 months unless addressed otherwise. All prices do not include shipping,crating and insurance (if needed). Photoshop mock-ups can be created for special requests at $75.00 p/hour.
Serious inquiries only.
University of Southern Illinois Carbondale, Bachelor of Arts with an Emphasis in Cinema, 2007
Apprenticeship under Eric W. Stephenson, Lunarburn Studios, 2008
2015 - Present Full Time Art Faculty, Sierra Canyon Private School, CA
2012 - 2013 Acrylic Summer Portrait Teacher, Viewpoint Private School, CA
2001 Oil Painting Teacher, Positive Strokes Art School, IL
PRIVATE COLLECTIONS IN
GREATER LOS ANGELES, CA
SANTA MONICA, CA
AGOURA HILLS, CA
2018 Steve Buscemi Portrait, Miracle Workers, TBS Network
2017 Color Me Happy, Aaron Brothers, CA
2013 DAS BAUHAUS, Bauhaus Gallery, CA
2013 Seminole Canyon Art Exhibition, Seminole Gallery, CA
2009 Clandestine Pop Ups, Various locations, IL
2008 UR Fashion Show, Terra Museum, IL
2007 If the Shoe Fits, The Doug Gallery, IL
2006 Valentine Special, The Glove Gallery, IL
2005 Red Bull Art of the Can, Weisman Art Museum, MN
RELATED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2007-Present Painter, Art Director and Art Department in film and television, CA, IL, MI, GA, Tblisi GE
THEATER MURAL BACKDROP
2013 The Little Engine that Could (8 x 16’), Viewpoint Private School, CA
2012 Cinderella (10 x 35’), Viewpoint Private School, CA
2012 Alice in Wonderland (17 x 35’), Viewpoint Private School, CA
2012 Picnic (8 x 16’), Viewpoint Private School, CA
2011 Charlie Brown (Full stage), Viewpoint Private School, CA
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