Artist of the Month Arlene Krogstad

Arlene Krogstad has over 30 years experience in teaching drawing, watercolor, and other media to adults.  She is an award-winning artist who has served as a juror for many shows.  Arlene has taught classes in Italy for La Romita School of Art for four two-week sessions in recent years and has traveled extensively, inspired by the arts, sights, and scenes in many European countries.  Her experience has enabled her to develop teaching techniques that bring out and build upon the capabilities and talents of her students-whether beginners or accomplished artists.

Arlene majored in fine art in college at Long beach and has augmented her natural watercolor and drawing skills through studies under several nationally- known artists including Serge Hollerbeck, Katherine Chang Lui, and Alex Powers.  In addition, she has studied formally and informally in Europe, taking classes on location and visiting renowned galleries.