1360 Fitzgerald Drive between Togos & Avenue Come view amazing art and visit with the artists as we celebrate our new location and opening show "Movement and Growth"
Click on image to link to Pinole Chamber of Commerce article on the event.
Local Art Events Not Sponsored by Pinole Artisans
Georgia Galleria Reception
Friday June 3 at 6:30pm
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Georgia Galleria will showcase two exhibits on June 3, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. The gallery on the main floor will display entries to the juried exhibit where juror Rea Lynn de Guzman MFA will select the winning art works for the first ($1000), the second ($500), the third ($250) places. Two other merit award certificates will be given for art classes and supplies.
The second one will showcase art by resident artists, new and old collections of the gallery. They will be on exhibit until December in the 6,800 square-foot lower-level gallery annex. The highlight of the evening will be the announcement of winning art works at the main floor gallery at 6:30 PM after participating artists walk with juror an hour earlier. At 7:30 pm, there will be a demonstration of printmaking techniques by Bernadette Martinez in the lower-level gallery annex. Another resident artist, Mickey Elliot will be painting abstracts "live" at 8:30 pm.
Vocalist Nanette Inventor will render some songs. Nathan's Cup Coffee Shop will pour wine and serve finger food. Join us for art appreciation and fun. Meet artists from Vallejo, Benicia, the Bay Area, Sacramento and Los Angeles.
Hermosas Criaturas: Ceramics and Drawings From Julio Del Rio; Moving Right Along: The Work of Lisa Tarkett Reed; New Kids on The Block; and Wrapped Up In You: NIAD’s Quilts at NIAD Art Center
June 5 Through June 27, 2015 // Opening Reception June 13
551 23rd Street in Richmond, CA 94804.
Galleries are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 – 4:00 pm, Saturdays from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. And we are closed on major holidays. For more info go to http://niadart.org/
Main Gallery // Hermosas Criaturas: Ceramics and Drawings From Julio Del Rio
Bob Gerbracht Gallery Reception
A very special early evening reception with Bob Gerbracht This Saturday 5/30 4:00-6:00 pm at the Epperson Gallery in Crockett.
The reception is entitled "The Artist and His Influence" celebrating a lifelong commitment to teaching, creating his art, and his influence on so many people!
Hope to see you there!
UPCOMING WORKSHOP WITH DALE LAITINEN DON''T MISS IT!
Dale Laitinen (http://dalelaitinen.com/) will be doing a 3 day watercolor workshop sponsored by MARTINEZ ARTS ASSOCIATION SAT-MON, MAY 16, 17 & 18 Old Train Station, 401 Ferry St, Downtown Martinez Cost: $310 with $100 deposit Times: 9 to 4 with 1 hour lunch break, many eateries in area
Designing Powerful Landscapes The key to creative landscape painting is understanding shape and its relation to all other shapes you see in your project. Through painting demonstrations and individual painting and instruction we shall see how to build a landscape painting from sketch to final brushstroke.
Although design is a primary element in the workshop we also will over basic watercolor techniques and color layering and mixing. Join us in this exciting painting experience.
Held the 4th Saturday of every March, SWAN Day – Support Women Artists Now Day – is an international holiday designed to showcase the power and diversity of women’s creativity. The Martinez Arts Association sponsors this annual event at the Old Train Station on Ferry St. in Martinez. This
event welcomes all artists (men too) and lovers of the arts to join in
the celebration of this amazing collaboration of artists. My first art
show outside a gallery was the Swan day show. If you are interested in showing at Swan Day in Martinez click on the links below to register This is a FREE event open to both women and men