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Rosencruz Sumera - Fine Artist

Rosencruz Sumera

San Francisco, Ca - United States








Rosencruz Sumera

San Francisco, Ca - United States

Rosencruz Sumera - Fine Artist

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About Rosencruz Sumera


My first artistic attempt in creating the human figure was around the age of 2 years old when I cut out a newspaper in the shape of a person, then according to my mother I borrowed her cigarette and burned two holes where the eye should have been on the face. This was her earliest recollection of my interest in Art. From kindergarten thru grade school and beyond, I distinctly remember enjoying all my art classes.

I won an Art Scholarship in Painting and Fine Arts in 1971 in a nationwide search 'Draw-me Art Contest' sponsored by Art Instruction Schools, Minneapolis, Minnesota. I also studied Art in Elementary, junior high and high school and a minor in College. I have won numerous awards in local and International Art Competitions. I was a runner-up in 'Paint-a-T-Shirt' design competition and the winning designs was published in 'Woman's World' magazine, July 1986.

I'm free-lance artist painting portraits since 1971. I’m dedicated to fostering and enhancing an understanding of practice, techniques, aesthetics and applications of traditional fine art portraiture and figurative arts. My other endeavor is painting still life’s, landscapes, seascapes, nudes, animals & pet portraits. My main medium is Oil, but I can also work in Acrylic, pen & ink, pastel, charcoal, pencil & colored pencil. I also enjoyed linoleum block carving (see 'Pintails on Christmas Snow' below. In my portraits, I try to paint in the old tradition of classical realism inspired by the study of the old masters.

I lived in San Francisco for 41 years. My future artistic goal is to pay tribute to the beauty of San Francisco thru my paintings. I will put on canvas scenery that is San Francisco, it' rolling hills and cable cars, the Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point, the Cliff House and its Seal Rocks, the Marina and the Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman's Wharf and its Pier 39, Fort Mason, Golden Gate Park and its Japanese Tea Garden, the Crookedest Street in San Francisco, Coit Tower, Market Street, the Presidio, the Victorian Buildings, Alcatraz island, Angel Island, the Bay Bridge, the Embarcadero, the Sea Cliff district, The Palace of the Legion of Honor, De Young Museum, the Twin Peaks, Mt Davidson, Lake Merced, Lands End, Chinatown, Japan Town, Alamo Square, Union Square and many more. Watch this website in the future and I will share you my San Francisco. Traveling is my other interest in life. I will include works of art in paintings from those far away places.

I was a member of ASOPA (American Society of Portrait Artists) base in New York, Portrait art Society base in San Francisco & Museum Society & Street Artists of San Francisco.

My other interest in life is Dancing. I'm a professional dance instructor teaching Ballroom, Latin and Swing in San Francisco and the bay area.

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The Arch by Rosencruz Sumera


Japanese Bridge by Rosencruz Sumera


Pintails on Christmas Snow by Rosencruz Sumera


Doubl Arch by Rosencruz Sumera


Plateau Point by Rosencruz Sumera


Splash by Rosencruz Sumera


Sunrise by Rosencruz Sumera


Grand Canyon by Rosencruz Sumera


Mission Dolores by Rosencruz Sumera


Artist by Rosencruz Sumera


My Lord by Rosencruz Sumera


I Wuv You by Rosencruz Sumera


Electrical Centennial by Rosencruz Sumera


Argentine Tango by Rosencruz Sumera


Do the Cha Cha Cha by Rosencruz Sumera


St Catherine of Alexandria-After Raphael by Rosencruz Sumera


The Marble Table by Rosencruz Sumera


Reflections by Rosencruz Sumera


Moses Parting the Red Sea by Rosencruz Sumera


Tatay s Last Voyage by Rosencruz Sumera


Crystalyn-Daddy by Rosencruz Sumera


Felicidad by Rosencruz Sumera


Crystalyn Ann by Rosencruz Sumera


Helen by Rosencruz Sumera


Lady with a rose by Rosencruz Sumera


Virgin and Child by Rosencruz Sumera


The Gift by Rosencruz Sumera


Donna Doll by Rosencruz Sumera


The Smile by Rosencruz Sumera


Lady in blue by Rosencruz Sumera


Lady in Red by Rosencruz Sumera


Self Portrait by Rosencruz Sumera


Sweet Life by Rosencruz Sumera


Dreamgirl by Rosencruz Sumera


Risa by Rosencruz Sumera


Tata and Nana by Rosencruz Sumera


Judas Betrayal by Rosencruz Sumera


The Skull by Rosencruz Sumera


The Cardinal by Rosencruz Sumera


All Is Calm by Rosencruz Sumera


Soldier Boy by Rosencruz Sumera


The Hug by Rosencruz Sumera


The Olden Days by Rosencruz Sumera

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