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Carla was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, and received a B.F.A in Design and a M.F.A. with distinction in Printmaking, at the California College of Arts & Crafts (now the California College of the Arts). 


Her paintings, drawings and monotype prints are exhibited in galleries in the San Francisco Bay Area and in numerous private collections. They can be found in permanent exhibits such as at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek, and Kaiser Permanente in San Ramon, California. Her artwork is included in the Walnut Creek Utility Box Art Project and Bedford Gallery’s ongoing Public Art Walking Tours. 


Carla's work has been selected as featured cover art for various books and publications, including at the International Committee of Artists for Peace (ICAP) events held in Santa Monica and Florida.




Carla W Gelbaum Contemporary Fine Art

Wish You Were Here No.5, Acrylic on canvas 30"x40" ©2019

In the artist's studio painting

"Les Vies Incarnations".

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