Thursday, August 07, 2014
RED BLUFF DAILY NEWS -- Crawford graduated with degrees in Art Studio and Italian from University of California, Davis, where she studied under painters David Hollowell and Wayne Thiebaud. While at the University of California, she spent a year in exchange at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Italy and an additional year studying at the Institute of Architecture in Venice. After graduating in Italy, she remained in the country for six months teaching art and art history and making master copies at the country's national museums. She returned to California to pursue a graduate degree in art education at San Francisco State University and taught art in public schools for three years while studying at the Atelier School of Classical Realism in Oakland.