Leo Holub, one of Ansel Adams' first workshop students, founded the photography program at Stanford University. He is now a senior lecturer in arts, emeritus.
Steve Kiser, an artist and instructor of fine arts at Foothill College and City College of San Francisco, created a mentor program for young artists and curates art exhibitions. He operates his own studio at Cubberley Arts in Palo Alto.
Amy Saret is owner of the Photographer's Gallery is on Ramona Street in downtown Palo Alto.