KATHERINE ARION ( b. Bucharest, Romania ) graduated from the Nicolae Tonitza School of Fine Arts and the Nicolae Grigorescu College of Fine Art in Bucharest. After a prestigious career in Paris, she moved to Los Angeles where she found continued success as a painter, muralist, printmaker and illustrator. Her semi-figurative, colorful art has been included in exhibitions throughout Europe and Los Angeles County. Her work was represented by the Art Rental and Sales Gallery at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for six years and is in the permanent collection of the Consulate General of Romania in Los Angeles. Arion has completed numerous public and private commissions in the region, including painted-glass windows for the Glendale Church of the Brethren and many large-scale murals.