August Spivey is a American Indian artist, architect, and songwriter. In visual arts, his work is highly symbolic and surrealist. He spent much of his time in Paris, Boston, and New York City where he was a student of Salvador Dali. Other mentors include Pablo Picasso and Ted Jacobs. He was featured in Orange Coast Magazine May 1991 and Art of California Magazine in May 1992. His watercolor “Horse and Indian” was included into the Appleton Museum of Art Collection in 1989. For the past 25 years he has been living in Southern California, teaching students of all ages in Sher’s Art Gallery, which he co-owns in Costa Mesa, California. His works are treasured by such collectors as Paloma Picasso, composer Lan O’ Kun, Aldo Gucci and photographic process inventor Countess Martine Gilchrist. He has exhibited in New York City, San Francisco, Mexico City and Paris.