He uses a palette knife for his oil abstract paintings; in the 1960s and 1970s he also painted seascapes and did some sculpture in wood and metal.
Born in 1930, Clausen is a graduate of the California College of Art in Oakland, California. He and his wife live in Piedmont.
Don Clausen is featured in the article "Don Clausen: A Life in Art" by Valerie Gladstone. Berkeley Daily Planet,
February 11, 2009
Information provided by Alta Gerrey.