California Styles of the Artist and Educator
If you ever run across
Musselman's work, grab it!
In her 2005 work "Deadly Collection", noted San Francisco antiques dealer and mystery-book writer Elaine Flinn writes:
The artists mentioned in Deadly Collection - Joe Tanous, Richard Morgan, Darwin Musselman and Don Clausen - are the real thing, and if you ever run across their work, grab it!
Welcome to the Hotel Californian...
1936 Yuletide music featuring baritone Darwin Musselman:
Santa Cruz, California - on the coast due west of Fresno - was the home of Musselman's mother-in-law: Laura (Brodeur) Walker. Several paintings and watercolors were executed en plein aire near the Twin Lakes region abode.
Santa Cruz Pier, 1953
The (Old) Fresno State College - where Darwin did his under-graduate work, and began teaching before moving to the new campus on Shaw Avenue near Clovis.
Darwin's old home from 1953 - 1956 is still located across from (now) Fresno City College, on the corner of N. Poplar Ave. at E. McKinley.