List of San Pedro artists

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Works by artists from San Pedro, California, United States, are found in museums and galleries around the world.

  • Craig Keith Antrim: graduate of Claremont graduate school; his work is in the collection of the Getty, LACMA, and Cocoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C.[1][2]
  • Elmer Albert Batters (1919–1997): fashion and glamour photographer[3]
  • Ray Carofano: photographer and curator; his work has been exhibited in over 60 galleries and museums, and in photography books and journals in the US and abroad; has lectured and taught workshops at various colleges and universities[4]
  • Misty Copeland: one of the first African-American female soloists with the American Ballet Theatre; has been described as the muse of popular musician Prince[5]
  • William Crutchfield: artist in a variety of mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking and sculpture; a Fulbright Scholarship funded his studies in Hamburg, Germany from 1960 to 1962; his work can be found in numerous public and private collections including the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Museum of Modern Art, New York, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Tate Modern, London, and the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra[6]
  • Eugene L. Daub: contemporary figure sculptor; sculptor of the statue of Rosa Parks installed in the US Capitol building in 2013; attended and taught at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, and taught there; instructor at the Scottsdale Artists' School; designer of the first Philadelphia Liberty Medal, awarded every year to a champion of world peace[7]
  • Ron Linden (born 1940): abstract painter, independent curator, and college art instructor; lives and works in San Pedro[8]
  • Jay McCafferty: creates art through a process of solar burning; has a massive body of work with exhibitions in museums and galleries across the U.S.[9]
  • Jay Meuser (1911–1963): painter who lived in San Pedro from 1944; a bronze plaque in his honor is mounted on a building in the heart of the art gallery district at 343 West Seventh Street[10][11]
  • Mister Cartoon (Mark Machado): Mexican-American artist of designs, sneakers, tattoos, Joker Brand clothing, album covers, video game atmospheres, and public works[12][13]
  • Scott Stantis: editorial cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune and USA Today; created the comic strips The Buckets and Prickly City; resided in San Pedro 1977-1986[14][15]
  • Ann Weber[16] (born September 21, 1950) is an American artist living and working in San Pedro, Ca. She received a BA in Art History at Purdue University in 1972 and an MFA in Ceramics at California College of the Arts in Oakland/San Francisco studying with Viola Frey.


  1. ^ "Craig Keith Antrim". ArtSlant. ArtSlant, Inc. February 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Biography". Craig Keith Antrim. Craig Keith Antrim. 2010. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Elmer Albert Batters". Find A Grave. Find A Grave, Inc. 5 June 2011. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
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  5. ^ Kevin Roderick (10 February 2012). "Ballet dancer Misty Copeland comes home to San Pedro". LA Observed. Kevin Roderick. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  6. ^ "Crutchfield, William Richard". Norton Simon Museum. Norton Simon Museum. 2002–2013. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
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  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-08-30. Retrieved 2012-09-23.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ Donna Littlejohn (2 April 2012). "San Pedro artist's family presents portrait to Nixon Library". Daily Los Angeles Newspaper group. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  11. ^ John Stinson (28 June 2011). "Jay Meuser 1911-1963" (PDF (press release)). and San Pedro Art Association. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  12. ^ Hadley (16 July 2007). "MISTER CARTOON'S 'Lost Angel' Low Rider & Bike Show ~ Glendale". L.A. Taco. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  13. ^ John K. (3 December 2012). "Classics Revisited: Mr. Cartoon x Nike Air Force 1 Low (2005)". Sneaker News. Liquidrice, Inc. Company. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  14. ^ Scott B. Stantin (22 May 2008). "30 years ago in a newspaper far, far away..." Alabama Live LLC. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  15. ^ Scott B. Stantis (2012). "Biography Pages: Scott Stantis Cartoonist". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on 20 May 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  16. ^ "May 2013 Sculpture Magazine - Reviews". Retrieved 2018-10-24.