Medium: Acrylic, Batik, Charcoal, Collage, Digital Photography, Drawing, Fiber Art, Film, Graphite/Charcoal, Illustration, Mixed Media, Painting, Pen/Ink, Pencil, Photography, Plein Air, Portraiture, Printmaking, Scratchboard, Sculpture, Textile, Watercolor, Wearable Art, and Wire
Trina L. Drotar’s work is held in numerous public and private collections including F/X, KVIE, VOA Campus at Mather, Sacramento City College, and National Museum of Women in the Arts.
Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibits throughout the United States, Europe, Canada, and Australia.
Her paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs have been published in many magazines, books, and literary journals, and she has received many prestigious awards.
She teaches art workshops online, at museums and art centers, and out of her private studio. She has taught art in public schools as an artist-in-residence and teaches private lessons in homes and for the elderly.
She has written several books including Ink Play, Boys Will Be Boys, Return to Bialowieza, Alice Journeys Through the Night Garden, Witness, The Legend of Guanaluha, In Bialowieza, Mark Making for All Ages, Stitch Play, Ink Workshop, Making and Using Artist’s Materials, and The Night Garden.
She is an active visual artist who may be found teaching classes, creating art, attending functions, volunteering with several arts organizations including WASH, Yolo Arts, Blue Line Arts, and others outside of California.
She believes that art should always be fun.
Trina L. Drotar has performed her poetry, storytelling, and plays throughout California and has received praise and awards. She believes that words exist both on the page and spoken, that there are shifts which occur when words move from being viewed to being heard and enjoys that there are many ways to interact with her works.
Literary, performing, and visual arts include poetry, storytelling, plays, paintings, prints, textile works, book arts, and teaching in the community.
YouTube 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJ6lD-CyaDk&t=16s
Galleries & Affiliations: Blue Line Arts
Roseville, Rocklin, and Other
Hours Of Operation
By appointment only.