Maureen Langenbach

In 1967 I received my AA degree from Napa Jr. College where I was first introduced to the watercolor medium and in 1969 graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art Education. After starting a family and moving to Fremont I continued taking painting classes at Ohlone College under the direction of Dave McLaughlin and Dennis Collins and I have painted with watercolor exclusively for over 30 years.
Since retirement I have had more time to experiment with other mediums including colored pencil, oil pastels, mixed media, assemblages, and jewelry changing both my method of painting as well as the dimension of my pieces. The challenge of making art from ordinary or commonplace objects is what appeals to me most.
My work has been exhibited at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, Olive Hyde Art Gallery & Fremont Art Association in Fremont, Sun Gallery & John O’Lague Gallery in Hayward; California State Fair, Alameda, Marin & Napa County Fairs. My husband Peter Langenbach and I have collaborated on the show “Two Sides of the Story” at The Gallery at 48 Natoma, Folsom, CA; also Day of the Dead Installations at the Oakland Museum, SOMA in San Francisco, Meeks Mansion & Sun Gallery in Hayward, and Niles, Fremont.