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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Fade Reception Date

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Yay! Director Lynne Todaro and I settled on a date for my Fade reception at Vargas Gallery, Wednesday, December 6 from 4-7 pm. Perfect timing for students, between classes and between holidays. I’m delighted to hear that the show, which began Nov 8, has been getting a great response and I am looking forward to entertaining visitors at the reception! I hope you can join me if you are in …

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Waterlines Artist Talk at NUMU Tomorrow

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Please join me for a conversation with curator Marianne McGrath at NUMU tomorrow, Saturday, November 4th. We will be talking about the genesis of my pieces Stilla Maris (drop of the sea) and California Water Rites, currently on exhibit with Waterlines. We will explore my artistic process, my relationship with water and notions of what might be considered sacred. Come and ask me stuff! Share your experience of water and what it …

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How much is that Doggie in the Window?

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“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where the dogs went.” – Will Rogers. A pack of pooches were juried into the display in the front window of Gallery 24 for the month of November. Paintings are by Julia Watson, Kay Duffy, myself, Sandi Okita and Kevin Kasik. Here’s a close up of my painting, Retriever in the Orchard, a 12″ x …

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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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