Vicky Kranser is a Costa Mesa artist and mother of two. She earned a BFA at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. Vicky's art and teaching style is characterized by her openess to work outside of life's boundaries and embracing the gamut of human emotions. Vicky is the recipient of the Stephanie Hopp Memorial Scholarship 1993-1995 at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles. She also received a Gold Orange County Award for her work with Fujitsu's and Toshiba's online advertising. Vicky's diverse art career includes work designing online and print campaigns for Rip Curl International and Pacsun. Her art work has appeared every where from the pages of Surfer Magazine to store fronts of surf shops around the world. When Vicky became a parent she exchanged her corporate job for motherhood, yet her need for artistic expression never waivered. She relished in teaching her own kids about art, exploring different mediums and cultures around the kitchen table. Soon, other children were often found painting, drawing and learning alongside her own children.