Capturing the light and landscape of the California mountain, coastal and desert areas, refraining from too much detail, is a challenge. She is working on a series of new landscapes she refers to as Illusionary Realism. Corporations and individuals have purchased her art.
Her writing interests are many: Published author: Poetry, member of the Paradigm Poets, short stories, cookbooks: Souper Skinny Soups and Vegetarians in the Fast Lane, by Pelican Publishing, travel (Los Angeles Times) and feature and business articles.
She is a Board Member of the Santa Susana Mountains Park Association (www.ssmpa.com). She is passionate about protecting and preserving the natural environment of Southern California for humans and wildlife.
Awards: Ventura Writers Club, 2010, Poetry 1st Place, Pierce College, Literary Award; Artwork at Juried Art Shows.
CARLA LAUREEN BOLLINGER
818.340.7357 Cell: 818.307.6814