Fine Arts - Painting Still Life

Carolyn Meyer
Director of Painting
School of Fine Arts

Carolyn Meyer launched her career as an art director for Gardner Communications Inc., an advertising agency in San Francisco, and was one of the founding principals of Paris Printing, a large-size printing company in Northern California. Her works are on display at local galleries—including ArtHaus, William Lester Gallery, and Hang Gallery— and in galleries across the United States. A 1995 graduate of the Academy of Art University Painting MFA program, Meyer also teaches landscape painting and abstract painting courses in the School of Fine Art.

Industry Credits:

  • ArtMarket Exhibitions, Fort Mason, San Francisco, 2010 – 2023
  • 30 years of Solo and Group Exhibitions with Art Galleries in San Francisco, New York City, Laguna Beach, Santa Barbara, Mill Valley, Palm Springs, Carmel and Bozeman Montana.
  • 30 years of teaching Still Life, Landscape, Cityscape and Abstract Painting at the Academy of Art University
  • 30 Years working with Executive Director, Craig Nelson
  • Study Abroad teaching Summer Semesters in Italy
  • Numerous AAU Auctions with Faculty and Alumni
  • Founding Member of BayWood Artists, Raising funds to protect endangered areas in the San Francisco Bay Area 1990’s
  • Art Director, Gardner Communications Advertising Agency 1980’s
  • Paria Printing, Former owner of a large commercial printing company in California 1988-1995
  • Carolyn Meyer, Freelance Art Director and Graphic Design
  • Juror,  Sausalito International Art Festival 2002-2013


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