Gary Paller, a Los Angeles native, is an artist with BA and MFA degrees in Fine Arts from UCLA. He has studied under such acclaimed artists as Lee Mullican, William Brice, Ed Moses, and Chas Garabedian. Primarily an abstract painter, his works have been widely exhibited. He is also a member of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society, specializing in monotype printmaking.
Gary Paller is the only board member who is a part of the faculty at Brentwood Art Center. Having taught both children and adults at the school since 2007, he has a good understanding of the expectations and artistic developments of the students, as well as the concerns and needs of the teachers.