Biography : San Francisco Bay Area artist Charles Kruger (aka "The Storming Bohemian") surprised himself when he began painting shortly after his 50th birthday.
Considering himself a religious/spiritual painter, Mr. Kruger describes his work work as being informed by his years as a monastic oblate (lay associate of a Benedictine monastery) and he consciously utilizes shamanic practice and meditation in creating both large and small canvasses depicting interior landscapes and spirit helpers.
Besides painting, Mr. Kruger is deeply involved with the San Francisco Bay Area literary and theatrical communities. He was a founding Board member of the reading series, "Quiet Lightning," and a cofounder of a second series, "Bay Area Generations." His writing...