native of San Diego, Stuart Burton obtained his B.A in Fine Art in Painting
and Printmaking from San Diego State University in 1977. Stuart has
devoted his life to the pursuit of making, promoting and teaching art.
He has had over 26 solo shows and his works have been included in more
than 60 group exhibitions. Since 1980, Stuart has been using the landscape
as his primary subject for exploring color, light, and texture in painting.
His latest work, a series of portraits of friends and family, is a return
to his roots as a figurative painter. Stuart's involvement in art promotion
has included owning Rogue Graphics and Stiff Springer Gallery, participation
as a member of the Board of Directors for various art institutions,
and membership in numerous art associations. Since 1998, he has devoted
much of his time as a founder and Director of Fine Art of the Art Academy
of San Diego.
- Stuart Burton