This 1986 colorful oil pastel and graphite on red paper is by Abstract Surrealist San Francisco artist Michael di Cosola (1929-2010). Di Cosola studied at the Chicago Art Institute before moving to the Bay Area to study at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland. He had a studio in North Beach during the height of the neighborhood's art scene and exhibited at several Bay Area art galleries in the 1960s. Di Cosola is known for psychedelic, Surrealist portraiture and abstractions.
April 20th, 1986 Oil Pastel and Graphite on Paper 10.25"x13" unframed
Signed in the lower right. Good vintage condition.