World traveler, instructor, member of California Art Club, National Watercolor Society, Valley Watercolor Society and Santa Clarita Artists Association, Gary works in various mediums : pen sketches, value markers, and most notably watercolors.
Awards for watercolors include first place finishes at SCAA Art Classic events, Best of Show 2012 and 2015, 1st place in Masters Division 2016, Merit award 2017. VWS awards include cash awards in society shows, Canson Paper Award for Top Honor in 2016, Richeson Award for Special Honor in 2017 and cash award Top Honor 2018.
Gary has illustrated two children's books "Little Cubs Lost- A Christmas Tale" (available on Kindle) and "That Dog's Gotta' Go!".
Exhibitions include Union Bank, Newhall Library, Santa Clarita City Hall, San Fernando Cultural Center, SCAA Galleries and Westfield Mall Gallery.
Solo exhibits include Canyon Library and Newhall Theatre Guild.
His work stems from travel, working with top artists, filled sketchbooks and a passion for observing people and places.
Gary has taught at the Art Tree School in Newhall, has demoed for Road Scholar watercolor courses and has lead "Paint and Sip" classes.
Gary is also a professional musician.