Ava’s bio by Lenedra Carroll of Artists Advance
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GENRE: Visual Artist. MEDIUM: Painting. STYLE: Ava, a master artist, explores art in many diverse styles from realistic to abstract to dimensional expressionism...in all forms of expressing energies. FROM: Boston, MA. Now calls San Francisco and San Diego, CA, home. EXPERIENCE: 50 years of prolific creativity. AWARDS: Recent recipient of the Artist Advance Main Stage National Treasure Award which highlights less known artists whose mastery, artistic gift and careers of 40 years or more are of such quality that they deserve high praise and acclaim.. WELL-EDUCATED: Originally known as Pamela Jeanne Weston, Ava attended University California, Berkeley, and received a Bachelors and Masters in Architecture from the University of Oregon. She has created and helped execute many revolutionary concept designs in architecture including resorts, temples, commercial projects, and shopping centers worldwide..
Noteworthy: Has artworks in over 80 museums world wide, numerous private collections and in over one hundred major corporations
Artist, architect, pilot, poet, and humanitarian, Ava is a Renaissance woman. Exuberant and sharp-minded, she is deeply spiritually connected to life and to her art. Her career spans nearly fifty years, covering the globe, and her works are in numerous museums and private collections. Yet she is less well known to the general public because her methods have taken her primarily outside the conventional art world.
I first met Ava in 2005 when on a road trip with my friend Rand. Returning across the desert to San Diego, CA, he spontaneously called a friend of his about swinging by to stay a night with her. And so I met Ava in her current Production Retreat estate in northeastern San Diego County. Surrounded by 750 acres of beautiful park lands, th
fine artist, poet Encinitas, CA