Category Archives: Galen Wolf, Coastside Artist

Frenchman's Creek artist Galen Wolf

being interviewed [probably at his Frenchman’s Creek “home”] for a documentary. The interviewer’s name is Ruth. [Image below: Galen Wolf’s students sketch along Tunitas Creek Road, south of Half Moon Bay.[ Watercolor of Devil’s Slide by Galen Wolf. Wednesday I … Continue reading

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Sanchez Adobe Was Once Pacifica's "Crime Shack"

Image: (Watercolor by Coastside artist Galen Wolf or one of his students, probably one of his students.) By June Morrall (I wrote this in 1998) It’s hard to imagine that Pacifica, a Coastside community of neat neighborhoods, was once a … Continue reading

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In Pictures & Words, Watercolors & Legends, Artist Galen Wolf Left Us the History of the Coastside

(Photo: Sketching on Tunitas Creek Rd. Note the old Tunitas one-room Schoolhouse at left.) [I wrote this in 2002] By June Morrall When 87-year-old Coastside artist Galen Wolf died in 1976, the inventory of paintings he left behind could have … Continue reading

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1950: Coastside Artist Galen Wolf Found The Secret of a Good Life

Part II From: This Is Your Coastside: Its People, Places and Industries by Gino Lea Half Moon Bay Review, October 26, 1950 Galen also has been doing some remarkable work in Opaques, a technique originally suggested by leaded stained glass … Continue reading

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1950: Coastside Artist Galen Wolf Found The Secret of a Good Life

From the Half Moon Bay Review, Oct. 19, 1950 Story by Gino Lea “This Is Your Coastside; Its People, Places and Industries” “Galen Wolf–Part I “Galen Wolf long ago discovered what most of us spend a lifetime futilely seeking–a pleasant … Continue reading

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THE RED HOUSE…..STORY BY KAI TIURA

(The five siblings, left to right: Collin, Heidi, Kai, Sara and Jan, c 1995.) THE RED HOUSE: Story by Kai Tiura I heard that name given to the old family home, on one of Dante Dianda’s many properties in El … Continue reading

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St. Matthew's Land by Coastside artist Galen Wolf (Part X)

It [the sea] strewed beach wood everywhere and created the aquarium-like pools flowering with anemone and garnished with kelp and sea urchins. Big-faced capazoni, like Chinese fish-kites, prowled the reefs. Swift cod of many colors swam deep, and flashing silver … Continue reading

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