Description The Arts and Crafts Marston House in Balboa Park San Diego, California, painting by RD Riccoboni.Designed by master architect irving Gill, and one of California's finest examples of the Arts and Crafts movement, the magnificent Marston House and estate was constructed in 1905 for George W. Marston and his wife, Anna Gunn Marston, the visionary family who in this fine house conceived the World famous Pan Pacific Exposition in San Diego which now house many of the citys major museums and Cultural Institutions. The home and its gardens became a house museum in 1987 after the Marston family gifted it to the City of San Diego for the enjoyment of the public and is now part of Balboa Park.Beacon Artworks Gallery CollectionOld Town San Diego State Historic Park2754 Calhoun St.San Diego, CA 92110
RD Riccoboni, San Diego Member Since January 2007 Artist Statement RD Riccoboni® is an innovative American-born painter (California, 1960), and best-selling author. Influenced by his early years living in the Connecticut suburbs of New York City this self-taught artist, credits encouragement by family and teachers for his drive and inspiration. The artist resides and paints in San Diego, California. Visit his studio and Beacon Artworks Gallery in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.
RD Riccoboni paintings on canvas and paper depict his travels and local interest. Subjects include the story of San Diego, California, landscape, cityscape, portraiture, street-scenes, public events, and everyday happenings and friends. His palette is derived from the bold colors of the original rainbow flag. These Colors represent, sexuality, health, sunshine, nature, art, harmony, and spirit. RD Riccoboni internationally recognized work represents community, a sense of place in a positive and life affirming manner.
A fan of architecture RD Riccoboni is currently working on drawings and paintings of vanishing historic American buildings and landscape.
To learn and discover more about the award winning artist and his accomplishments visit his official website at http://beaconartworks.com. Read his inspiring journey of becoming a professional artist in his book, The Big Picture - A Seven Step Guide for Creative Success in Business.
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