First Friday, Featuring Ghislaine Gargaro & Michael Utterback

Join us for wine, hors d'oeuvres, friendship & fine art! Charity to benefit Mountain Meals on Wheels.


Ghislaine Gargaro Bio

Ghislaine graduated from Laval University in Quebec City and after a successful career as a nurse and nursing manager in the South Bay, art became her main focus.  She studied design and drawing at Santa Monica City College.  She has done work with the Plein Air Painters of America and has studied with many master artists.

Ghislaine is an active member of the California Art Club, the Oil painters of America, the Palos Verdes Artist Studio Gallery, the Plein Air Artists of Riverside and the Laguna Plein Air Painters.  Her paintings are hanging in multiple private and public collections.  She has been jury selected many times and has received many first and second prize awards.  Ghislaine and her husband Dean are part time residents of Lake Arrowhead.