Sanchez 50|50 Opening Tonight!

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Woohoo – the 9th annual Sanchez Art Center’s 50I50 show is tonight! It’s so exciting to see all this work of 50 paintings in 50 days culminate in this one fantastic night where 60 Bay Area artists, all juried in by gallerist, Jack Fischer, display 3200 pieces of 6″ x 6″ art which get plucked off the wall and taken to new homes!  The preview (from 6-8 pm) is completely …

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Heather Wilcoxon’s At Sea – ICA

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Black/ White – oil on paper mounted canvas At Sea is a stunning exhibition of Heather Wilcoxon‘s boat paintings at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art in until September 10, 2017. These powerful images of the skeletal structures of boats seem to be seem to be dematerializing as you gaze at them, transcending their former life and hover in a transitional, almost spiritual state. In her artist statement Heather Wilcoxon …

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Detritus – ICA

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Just some of the fabulous detritus artists leave in the wake of their art making on exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art in San Jose through to September! There is something very special about this show, it speaks to the labor, the hours and the dedication to the artistic process!  Have you looked around your studio for the art you didn’t realize you were making? Ricardo Richey   Pablo Cristi …

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The Day I Saw That Night in Toronto

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The one show I had to see while in Toronto…That Night in Toronto! Curated by The Jealous Curator (AKA Danielle Krysa), this exhibition of 10 Canadian artists pays tribute to the poetry / lyrics of the Tragically Hip with 20% of sales to be donated to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research! As Daniella Krysa notes, “This show is a heartfelt tribute from one group of Canadians to another …

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Fade to White – 50 in 50 days!

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I am delighted to share that I have completed my 50 paintings in 50 days for the Sanchez Art Center’s 50 : 50 Show, September 1 – October 1 in Pacifica, California!  I was juried into this show of 60 Bay Area artists by San Francisco gallerist Jack Fischer, with the idea of to exploring albinism and leucism in our native flora ad fauna. This show is a fundraiser for …

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Yellow Birds on Exhibit

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I’m delighted to share that Petunia Tea I has been juried into Los Gatos Art Association‘s Greater Bay Area Open by George Rivera! It opens at New Museum Los Gatos tonight from 6-8 pm and will run until August 19. I couldn’t resist getting a shot of the Petunia Teacup paintings together on a yellow wall before they were split up! I’ll be bringing  Petunia Tea II into Gallery 24 …

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Honoring the Legacy of David Park – Reception – SCU

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Honoring the Legacy of David Park Edward M Dowd Art and Art History Building Santa Clara Univiersity April 3 − 28 2017 WOW! The Panel Discussion and Reception for the Honoring the Legacy of David Park exhibition curated by John Seed and organized by Kelly Detweiler was truly memorable! There was a fascinating Panel Discussion with Jennifer Pochinski, Helen Park Bigelow, John Seed , DeWitt Cheng and Kelly Detweiler. The …

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Honoring the Legacy of David Park -Today!

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Doors open 3pm Panel discussion 4pm Reception to follow Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, 100 Franklin St. Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California. I am so very honored to have my painting Blue Corset included with all of these great figurative artists!

Abstracts From Life at NUMU

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So nice to meet many of the exhibiting artists in Abstracts From Life: Bay Area Figurative Past and Present at the Members Reception held at NUMU last night in Los Gatos, California. It’s a beautiful exhibit curated by Marianne McGrath with exceptional work by Michael Azgour, Joan Brown, Suhas Bhujbal, Linda Christensen, Richard Diebenkorn, Dennis Hare, Mitchell Johnson, Brigitte McReynolds, Nathan Oliveira, Joan Savo, Jennifer Pochinski, William Rushton, Terry St. John …

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Honoring the Legacy of David Park at SCU April 3−28

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Yesterday was the opening of this invitational and juried exhibition at the Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building at Santa Clara Univeristy which runs until April 28. Curated by John Seed upon invitation from Kelly Detweiler, Professor of Art, Santa Clara University, this show includes the work of two invited artists, Jennifer Pochinski and Kyle Staver as well as 35 artists chosen by jurors, John Seed, DeWitt Cheng, Andrea Pappas and …

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Fur Feathers and Fins Reception

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Fur, Feathers & Fins is currently showing at the Pacific Art League in Palo Alto, California, where I have three of my Birds & Teacup paintings. Juried by DeWitt Cheng, curator, critic and teacher, this exhibition explores a variety of approaches to depicting animals and our relationships to them from the purely representation evocations of them in their natural habitat to the utilitarian, metaphorical, symbolic, playful and even removed.  I …

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Amer Kobaslija – Places and Spaces at SCU

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Amer Kobaslija‘s solo exhibition, “Places and Spaces” has been installed in the beautiful, new Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building Gallery in Santa Clara University since January and I was lucky enough to catch the last day while dropping off a piece for next month’s show, “Honoring the Legacy of David Park”. Amer Kobaslija is a very accomplished artist, a Guggenheim Fellow who has had solo shows in San …

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Fur Feathers & Fins Tonight!

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  Tonight is the FUR, FEATHERS & FINS exhibition, juried by DeWitt Cheng, Curator of Stanford Art Spaces,  at the Pacific Art League from 5:30 − 8:00 pm. I have three of my Birds & Teacup paintings in this show where a percentage of proceeds from sales will go to support the local Humane Society. I can’t wait to see this Pink Rhino #1 by Jihoon Choi! Anemone Tea I  - oil on board …

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Jennifer Lashbrook Demo at JCO’s

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The Art Docents of Los Gatos were treated to a demo by Dallas artist, Jennifer Lashbrook and her “Swatch Paintings” at JCO’s Place on Friday. Lashbrook creates collages using paint swatches that she gets by the forklift load and through an extensive process of sorting by value and hue builds a palette for her pixelated images, squares of color fixed with rubber cement and clear acrylic onto gridded panels. This …

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Blue Corset & David Park

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I am delighted to share that my painting, Blue Corset has been selected for the upcoming exhibition, Honoring the Legacy of David Park, at Santa Clara University, April 3-28. This show, supported by a grant from the Sam Francis Foundation, will be anchored by the amazing work of Jennifer Pochinski and Kyle Staver with a panel discussion and reception on April 15 from 4-7pm. David Park – Seated Figure, 1960 (artnet) You …

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Quinn Peck – Artist Talk

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Tuesday, the Art Docents of Los Gatos were treated to an Artist Talk with Quinn Peck! Julie Jenkins (owner of JCO’s and fellow board director for the Art Docents of Los Gatos) opened up her ArtHaus for the first time to introduce us to the dreamy and ethereal photo based work of Oakland based artist, Quinn Peck. Elizabeth Greer, co-chair of the Continuing Education committee welcoming us to the talk, introducing …

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womanKind Reception

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The womanKIND reception was a warm-hearted gathering on a very cold night at the Citadel Gallery in San Jose. The exhibition, a Cole / Drews Watkins project was held in support of the YWCA Silcon Valley – eliminating racism, empowering women! Last day to see the show is Monday, December 19th from 12 to 6 pm. Power houses Susan Drews Watkins and Sara Cole who put together the show welcoming us …

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womanKIND Reception Tonight!

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The womanKIND reception is tonight  from 6-9 pm at the Citadel Gallery, 199 Martha Street in San Jose in support of the YWCA Silicon Valley – eliminating racism, empowering women! There will be an address by Tanis Crosby, CEO of the YWCA Silicon Valley and spoken word poetry at 8 pm! This is a free, fundraising event and a chance to see lots of great painting, photography, sculpture, glass,  jewelry …

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Birds and Teacup Cards!

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Was there a particular Birds and Teacups painting you’d like to have as a card? Let me know if you’re interested as I’m putting through an order in the next few days… I’ll be donating  $1 per card to the YWCA Silicon Valley as part of the womanKIND exhibition, a Coles / Drews Watkins project running December 16-19 at The Citadel Gallery, 199 Martha street in San Jose. I will …

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Lilac Tea Time

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I just put up Lilac Tea I on my portfolio and soon it will be exhibited in womanKIND, A Cole / Drews Project supporting the YWCA of Silicon Valley at The Citadel Gallery from December 16-19 with a reception Saturday, December 17 from 6-9. The lilac symbolizes the first emotions of love in the Victorian language of flowers, I paired this flower with an Anna’s Hummingbird and an antique Bavarian J …

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