Cynthia Berg Polsan is a nationally recognized full-time sculptor and painter who maintains a studio in Healdsburg, California. Her compelling works of art embody the spirit of classic realism, literary fantasy and the exploration of humanity. The versatile artist portrays her subjects, that range from nude figures and still life to gnomes and gargoyles, with astounding technical proficiency and imagination.
Cynthia combines a wealth of innate talent and skills in the areas of music, dance and writing and her studies in illustration, photography and neon design. She studied Fantasy Sculpture with the renowned special effects artist Jordu Schell, and took classes with outstanding sculptors Robert Cunningham and David Simon. She also attended the Los Angeles Academy of Art (LAAFA) and the Florence Academy of Art.
Her art has been shown in many galleries including: Jeanie Madsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; Belle Artes Gallery, Hollywood, CA; and Michael McGuire Gallery, Provincetown, RI. She has participated in numerous juried art shows such as the Sausalito Art Festival, Huntington Gardens, and Beverly Hills Festival.
Cynthia was raised in a family of builders, artists and inventors. She was born in Seattle, Washington and currently lives in Sonoma County, California with her husband and two Goldendoodles. She is a member of the California Art Club, National Sculpture Society, and International Animated Film Society (ASIFA).