10/31/2015 0 Comments
Meet our artisans....in December
Have questions about raku? What is dichroic glass? How do you come up with your jewelry designs? In December, you have an opportuntiy to meet the makers of our ceramics, glass and jewelry in the gallery.
SAVE THE DATES ...... DECEMBER 2015
Saturday, December 5th: Susan Harter-Oshiro; fused glass jewelry - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday, December 5th: Jo-Tobin-Charleston: beaded jewelry - 4:00PM - 8:oo PM
Sunday, December 6th: Brittany Ketcham; hand crafted bead, gemstone and leather jewelry - 11:30 AM -2:30 PM
Sunday, December 6th: Melissa McCann; Fused glass functional and decorative art - 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Saturday, December 12th: Barbara Tocher; Ceramic jewelry and pottery - 2:30 PM - 5-30 PM
Sunday, December 13th: Luann Udell; polymer clay jewelry, sculpture and 2-dimensional art - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday, December 19th: Joann Cassidy; ceramic figurines, bells, whistles and functional ceramics - 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday, December 19th: Robert Yelland; hand formed silver and copper jewelry - 2:30 Pm - 5:30 PM
Sunday, December 20th: Nancy and Brian Roberts; fused and complex pattern bar functional and art glass - 11:30 Am - 2:30 PM
" I love the way you capture the light"
Jan's most recent paintings relate to the colors and flow of light seen at sunrise and sunset, simplifying design to heighten mood. These new paintings, along with her other plein air and studio work will be featured during November 2015
FEBRUARY EXHIBIT: CLOSE TO THE HEART
EXHIBIT DATES: February 1 – February 28, 2021
Sonoma County artists, Linda Baretta, Beverly Bird, Sally Cataldo, Marsha Connell, Karen Miller, Tosya Shore, Michelle Hoting, Jo Tobin-Charleston, Carolyn Wilson present “Close to the Heart,” a new perspective on this Valentine season – things that are uniquely special to each individual artist. Shore’s “Walk this Way” is a watercolor showing a tender moment in an older couple’s day – a scene that would touch anyone’s heart. Miller’s contribution is “Cat in a Quandary,” a pastel painting of her quirky cat in her favorite room where all her best creativity lives. Barretta brings us “Schoolhouse Beach,” an oil painting of a favorite local scene along the Sonoma Coast, painted with blooms beneath her feet. Her piece glows with sundrenched color and the vibrant beauty of the red wildflowers. Wilson’s choice, “Yosemite Valley Winter,” is a mixed media piece that takes us to this magical place in the peace and tranquility of a snowy winter scene. Bird’s “Seeing Reds” is an acrylic painting that highlights traditional tokens of love – flowers and sweets – in delicious shades of red. After the past crazy, dark year, the warm feelings expressed through this exhibit open the door to a beautiful spring and hope for better times. “Because each artist’s choice is special, they resonate with the viewer,” noted Wilson.
New Artist: The Gallery is pleased to announce a new member artist, Sally Cataldo. A water media artist, her expressive abstract paintings are a reflection of observations of her environment. Working in acrylic, watercolor, gouache, her paintings are forceful designs of sophisticated color combinations, dynamic shapes and unique use of line. Whether purely abstract or a subjective interpretation, they catch the viewer’s eye and don’t let go. Internationally renowned, Cataldo is a published, award winning artist who has exhibited widely and participated in Sonoma County Art Trails for a number of years. Sallycataldoart.com
The Small Works Showcase on the stairway features a members’ show along the same theme, ”Close to the Heart.” The exhibit highlights a variety of takes on this theme in watercolor, acrylic and oil. In addition to the artists named above, Willow Laland, Donna Schaffer, Gail Morgan, Ron Sumner, Victoria Kochergin, and Laura Roney are showing their work in this exhibit.
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