The Artists

Tomales Bay

Iris Cutler Painting on the Shores of Tomales Bay in Inverness

Marin Mind/Scapes presents stories of both professional and amateur artists. They speak of their love of art, nature and Marin County’s bountiful beauty.

Featured professional and amateur artists include (in alphabetical order):

Iris Cutler
Iris is a professional plein air landscape artist who recently returned to West Marin from living in Santa Barbara, California.

Charm Dupree
Charm who creates art at the Enterprise Resource Center Saturday Art Group. She practices Tibetan Buddhism and has volunteered  painting meditation statues at the Tsa Tsa Studio, a Center for Tibetan Sacred Art.

Steve Emery
Steve Emery is a native Marinite with strong ties to the community. He creates small, intimate landscape paintings from scenes he spots on his daily runs through Marin’s open space. He is the 2000 Marin/Scapes poster artist.

Byron Griffin
Byron is a Buckelew client who has shown his work in prior Marin/Scape exhibits. He attended California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland on a scholarship and has taken several art classes at the College of Marin from Jack Scott, who is a member of Buckelew’s Board of Directors.

Homa Karimzad
Homa loves creating art with the Enterprise Resource Center Saturday Art Group.

Tom Killion
A native of Mill Valley, Tom is a woodcut printmaker whose landscapes are strongly influenced by Japanese woodcuts. His work Pt. Reyes from Double Point is the Marin/Scapes poster for 2006.

Kathleen Lipinski
Kathleen received her BA in Fine Art from the University of California, at Santa Cruz, and an AA in Fine Art from the College of Marin. She has been a Marin/Scapes artist from the event’s early beginnings. Her work Mt. Tamalpais from Azalea Hill became the 1992 Marin/Scapes poster.

Sherrill Miller
Sherrill is the 2010 Marin/Scapes featured artist. She studied art at UC Berkeley and Bennington College and the Laguna Beach Art Center and Design. She has taught art classes for Buckelew clients and encourages clients to show their work at Marin/Scapes.

Zee Zee Mott
Zenaida (Zee Zee) Mott is an artist whose deep love of nature inspired her to become a founding member of the BayWood Artists, a group of professional artists dedicated to preserving open space. Zee Zee’s painting entitled Marin Riviera became the 2004 Marin/Scapes poster.

J. Thomas Soltesz
J. Thomas Soltesz is a prolific plein-air painter whose painting of the Angel Island Ferry became the 2007 Marin/Scape poster. He rides his horse through the hills of Marin from his home in Muir Woods to find new landscapes to paint.

Matt Tasley
Former Buckelew client Matt Tasley is an accomplished artist with a Master’s in Fine Art from the University of California at Santa Barbara. Matt currently teaches art for the Buckelew Program’s Transitional Age Youth-TAY program.