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Painting with Contemporary Masters

Workshops in oil painting by Suchitra Bhosle, Michael Siegel, & Ruo Li.

Learning from contemporary masters is essential to artistic growth.


Mahony Group Salon

A weekly gathering of Sacramento's prominent artists Pat Mahony, Marcy Friedman, Boyd Gavin, Jian Wang, and Fred Dalkey  to work from live models, discuss art, and curate exhibits.


Florence Academy of Art

Instructor: Stephen Bauman

Course in 19th Century Classical- Realist techniques, painting the live figure in oil.


Mentorship with Earl Boley

Weekly sessions with self-taught, Impressionist artist.


Master Copy Program at the Louvre Museum

Course in the chemistry of pigments and glazing techniques of Renaissance  Master Painters.


Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art

UC, San Diego. Revelle College.

Thorough examinations of art history, contemporary art practices, theory and criticism.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017. "Metopes & Friezes" The O'Donnell Group, Portland, OR

2014. “Retrospective: A Decade of Oils,”  Capital Art Works, Sacramento, CA

2013. “Alla Prima,”  Tim Collom Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2012. “Painting the Present,” Union Hall Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2012. “Musicians of Midtown,”  Twenty-One-Ten Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2011. “Portraits of Place,” International House, Davis, CA

2011. “Chasing the Light,” MAIYA Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2010. "Streets of Midtown," Beatnik Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2007. “The Language of Portraits", Debut Solo Show, Language World Cultural Center, Carmichael, CA

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2018. "21st Juried Art Show," Schack Art Center, Everett, WA.

2015. "6 Squared" , Randy Higbee Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA

2015. "Where the Wild Things Are,"  Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA

2014. "Annual Crocker Fine Art Auction," Crocker Museum, Sacramento, CA

2014. “Valona Paint Out,”  Epperson Gallery, Valona, CA

2014. “Expressions West,” Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, OR

2013. “KVIE Art Auction,” KVIE Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2008. “The Art of Music” Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY

2008. "Circling the Globe Through Women’s Lives,"  Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY

Honors & Awards

2018. Honorable Mention "21st Juried Art Show," Schack Art Center, Everett, WA.

2014. Award of Merit. “Inner Views,” Sacramento Fine Arts Center, Carmichael, CA

2012. Award of Merit. California State Fair, Sacramento, CA

2009. Award of Merit. California State Fair, Sacramento, CA

2008. Award of Merit. "Faces X " Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

2007. Award of Honor. "Contemporary Women,"  Chico Art Center, Chico, CA

2007. Residents Choice Award of Excellence ” VMRC’s 4th Annual Juried Art Exhibition,” Park Gables Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA

2007. Award of Merit. “Offspring National Juried Exhibition,” 21st Century Art, Broadway, VA

2007. Award of Excellence. “Englewood Arts National Juried Art Show,” Englewood Cultural Arts Center, Englewood, CO

2006.  Award of Excellence. “4th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle” Upstream People Gallery, Omaha, NE

Print Media

Sabrina Garcia, "Sacramento Art History Consortium's Featured Artist" Sacramento Press, October 1st, 2013.

Karen Boruff, "Best Up-and-Coming Artists in Sacramento," CBS Sacramento, July 23rd, 2012.

Michelle Ventress, "Local Artist Spotlight" CBS Sacramento, February 20th, 2012.

Jonathan Mendick, "Sacramento Painter Brooke Walker-Knoblich's Black Canvas Concerto" SN&R, February 9th, 2012. 

Brandon Darnell, "Midtown's Musicians Featured in New Art Exhibit," Sacramento Press, February 8th, 2012.

Melissa Hiatt, "ART: Chilling Out" Davis Enterprise, September 2nd, 2010.


Brooke Walker-Knoblich has 50+ commissioned works in private, public, and corporate collections  throughout the United States. As an independent artist,  Brooke has sold over 300 original artworks to discerning collectors in CA, NV, HI, NY, OH, OR, WA, NJ, ME, AZ, FL, TX, & DC since 2007.

Gallery Representation

Spectacular Design 347 NW 9th Ave. Portland, Oregon.

Sidestreet Arts 140 SE 28th Ave. Portland, Oregon.