child, teenager and as an adult, ART has always been a part of Ada
M. Passaro’s life. Galleries, museums and books about art are
necessities for her. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from
UCLA and has constantly pursued lifelong learning by participating
in workshops and attending lectures by qualified artists.
mediums interest her; however, in the last few years she has
concentrated on oils and soft pastels, with pastels becoming her
predominant medium. Her studio attests to that as her easel is
surrounded by hundreds of rich luscious pastel sticks.
quiet stolen moments at rest or in deep thought or involved in
some activity really call out to Ada, “PAINT ME!” These figurative
works become portraits by catching their expression and gesture.
Presently, Ada is active with the Plein Air Artists of Riverside
where they paint in the great outdoors at various locations, rain
memberships with the Riverside Art Museum, Fallbrook Art
Association, Pastel Society of San Diego, Pastel Society of the
West Coast, Watercolor West and has been awarded a Signature
membership with Sierra Pastel Society.
Artist Picture by: Michael J. Elderman
Orange Picture by:
Carla Conti Bender