Capitola Wine and Art Festival

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A really fun Art and Wine Festival is happening this weekend, Capitola’s 37th annual! I was delighted to take it in Saturday morning, taking the shuttle from the Target mall (because Capitola weekend traffic on steroids- or Chardonnay). Before checking out the chock-a-block booths filled with art: glass, metal, leather, fabric, stone and paint or curated. (the gallery where my work is on exhibit) I made sure to get my …

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Busy, Busy, Busy!

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  Fresh of the easel – these little 6″ x 6″ oil paintings on cradled panels were dropped into deep gold floater frames and popped over to curated. (309 Capitola Ave) in Capitola, California for the 37th Annual Art and Wine festival this weekend (Sept. 14th & 15th) Over 150 fine artists and 22 Santa Cruz Mountain wineries, local music and amazing food. Admission is FREE. Shuttles will be running into …

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Iwasawa Reception

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Thank you to everyone who came out to the “Conversations With Culture” reception last Saturday at Iwasawa Oriental Art, your interest, support and company was so very much appreciated! The show, part of Asia Week San Francisco Bay Area, continues on until tomorrow, Saturday, October 13th.   Meticulously styled after a traditional Japanese mercantile building, this has been Iwasawa Oriental Art’s 36th year in operation!   Love it when my …

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Conversations With Culture


I’m very excited to be exhibiting in “Conversations With Culture” at Iwasawa Oriental Art, 75 Universtiy Ave in downtown Los Gatos! It’s an exhibition arranged by Gallerist, Kumiko Iwasawa Vadas in her gorgeous, authentically Japanese Gallery to be part of Asia Week San Francisco Bay Area 2018! Like Asia Week, the show runs October 5-14 and there is a special reception TODAY from 1-5 pm with exhibiting artists, Hiroko Ohno, …

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Together We Will at RISE!

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Karla Albright of the Los Gatos chapter of  TWW/Indivisible Los Gatos caught the Gutfreund Cornet Art show, RISE: Empower, Change and Action!, the day it opened and approached Whitney Modern for a special tour so the rest of her group could take it in! Though it is a national exhibition, a number of Bay Area artists were happy to get together again and share some of the inspiring motivations behind …

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RISE! Pano Power

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In my continuing documentation of RISE: Empower, Change and Action!, the Gutfreund Cornett Art exhibition at Whitney Modern, I’d like to explore the power of the pano and it’s potential to give the illusion of being in the gallery and experiencing the flow of the work….

Earth, Wind & Fire at Kaleid

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Bay Area artists Dotti Cichon and Jamila Rufaro have a joint exhibition, Earth Wind & Fire at Kaleid this month in downtown San Jose, California. The show focuses on the use of natural and weathered materials, rworn and rusted materials, silk papers and metalics. I was so happy to attend the Aritsts’ Reception which coincided with Kaleid’s fabulous Two-Buck Tuesdays! Artist Dotti Cichon at Kaleid, 88 S 4th Street, San …

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RISE! – Incoming!

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I brought in my painting, In the Pink, to Whitney Modern on Friday, for the upcoming Gutfreund Cornett Art show RISE: Empower, Change and Action! and was delighted to find the exhibition catalogues hot of the press! It tells us about Gutfreund Cornett Art with its vision of “Changing the World Through Art” and Whitney Modern a much needed Contemporary Fine Art Gallery in the heart of the Silicon Valley,  …

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Save the Date for Rise!

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Whitney Modern, in collaboration with Gutfreund Cornett Art, and guest juror Joan McLoughlin of McLoughlin Gallery, San Francisco, are pleased to present Rise: Empower, Change, Action! This juried exhibition features selected works in the gallery by thirty-six artists from locations around the country and additional twenty-five artists on a looping slideshow on a monitor in the gallery. If you are in the area, please join us for the reception and …

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In the Pink and Feathers in Rise

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  I have some very exciting news to share, both of my paintings, In the Pink and Feathers have been selected for Rise, a nationally juried show organized by Gutfreund Cornett Art in conjunction with Whitney Modern that will run July 18 – August 31, 2018 in Los Gatos California. For a preview of the inspiring and powerful work included in this exhibition, curated by Suzanne Whitney-Smedt, Marianne McGrath and …

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The Telling of Beautiful Untrue Things – Anthony Riggs

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The Recovery of Reason After the Fall of Eden – 2013 – oil on canvas Today Anthony Riggs gave an artist talk as part of the Brown Bag Lunch Lectures at the Triton Museum of Art in conjunction with his exhibition, The Telling of Beautiful Untrue Things (such a gorgeous title)!  These aesthetically arresting paintings weave historical art imagery and patterns (from both Eastern and Western cultures) with religious and …

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Thinking Outside the Frame – print show at NUMU

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  I was excited to take in the new print show which opened to members last Thursday night at the New Museum Los Gatos! Presented by The California Society of Printmakers, Thinking Outside the Box was juried by Cathy Kimball,  Executive Director and Chief Curator of The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, bringing together fascinating prints, which employed a wide variety of processes, mediums, materials and methods of presentation, …

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Blooming Deadwood at Iwasawa Oriental Art

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I am very honored to be exhibiting Blooming Deadwood at Kumiko Iwasawa Vadas’ gorgeous gallery, Iwasawa Oriental Art in downtown Los Gatos where Every objet d’art is carefully selected for not only it’s craftsmanship but how it artfully reflects the season and relates to its neighbor! Thanks to Lorraine Lawson, David and Kumiko for your help with the install! Unveiling. Measuring. Placement. Hanging. Leveling. Happy artist and gallerist. You can …

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Artist Walk and Talk – NUMU

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Join me for an Artist Walk and Talk with NUMU’s Waterlines artists, Christel Dillbohner, Theodora Varnay Jones, Danae Mattes, Linda Simmel and curator Marianne McGrath along Los Gatos Creek Trail this Tuesday, January 9th (rain date – Thursday, January 11th). We will be meeting at 11:00 am at New Museum Los Gatos. Learn about the artists’ practices and connections with the natural environment, and the role that hiking plays in creativity and …

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¡Red Wheelbarrow Book Launch!

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                                How exciting…. the book launch for the national edition of the Red Wheelbarrow is this Tuesday, December 12 from 7-9 pm at Works/San José, 365 Market Street, San Jose, California!  Doors open at 6:30pm and performance begins at 7:00pm. Free appetizers and affordable wine, beer and soda. Suggested admission $2 – but no one …

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Fade – Reception

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I had such a wonderful time at my Fade reception at Vargas Gallery last night!  I was told that it was the best attended solo show in the history of Vargas Gallery (since 1986)! A BIG THANKS to everyone who came out – artists, friends, curators, students, collectors and faculty! I feel very honored to show in this space and to have such a great community come out and support …

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More Photos from Fade

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So thankful to have friends who not only come out for my shows but take great pictures too! This series was shot by artist Dotti Cichon at last Monday’s artist talk for Fade at Vargas Gallery…the reception is this Wednesday from 4-7 pm and parking will be free if you use lot D!

Iwasawa Oriental Art

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Have you been to Iwasawa Oriental Art yet? It’s a lovely gallery of fine Japanese art, furniture and design serving a very discerning clientele and celebrating their 35th anniversary this year! It’s located at 75 University Avenue in Los Gatos, California. Kumikio Iwasawa Vadas, the gracious owner, exhibits work that reflects the changing seasons and is currently showing Water in Life an exhibit that runs until February 28th, 2018. How perfectly this …

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Fade – Artist Talk

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I was delighted to give an impromptu Artist Talk at Fade (my solo show at Vargas Gallery at Mission College) prompted by my friend artist Lorraine Lawson who kindly rounded up a great group which included people with backgrounds in galleries, marketing and art.  It is a special thing when artists come out to support other artists! I loved sharing the stories behind these paintings, how I choose both medium …

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Triton Salon 2017 – Artists & Art

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The Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara, California held their huge reception on Sunday for their annual Salon, a statewide 2D art competition and exhibition (November 11, 2017 – February 04, 2018). Juried this year by Cherri Lakey and Brian Eder, co-owners of Anno Domini Gallery in San Jose, there was just too much exceptional work to cover in a single post so I thought I would just feature some …

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