PAL Adobe Alviso Awards
March 31-April 2:
Joanne Spurr, Salsa Spoons; Melissa Snider, Harvest Mice; Karen Fleschler, Dreaming; Janet Watling, Flower Farm; Amy Greenberg, #3 Heart Pins
Elaine Olsen, Harvest; Karen Barry, Moon Gaze; Ron Rigge, The Celler; Lisa Rigge, Flower Necklace; Linda Jeffery-Sailors, Leaf Medley; Marna McEnery, Hidden Treasures; Lidia Sari, Let Sleeping Dogs Lie; Diane Rodriquez, Waterlilies #6; Edward Ortman, South of Pescadero; Linda Garbarino, Field of Iris; George Garbarino, Doc Kimmel; Don Cresswell, Spoke to Soon; John Trimingham, Bayou; Hee Lee, Winter in Grand Canyon; Chris Bourge, Overlooking Tallinn; Charlotte Severin, Yosemite Falls
The Golden Decade Talk and Book Signing: Sunday, May 21, 2:00 pm, Civic Center Library, Livermore. Between 1945 and 1955, a fortunate group of students at the California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, studied under a faculty that included some of the great photographers of the age – Ansel Adams, Minor White, Edward Weston, Imogen Cunningham, Dorothea Lange, and Lisette Model. On May 21, join Victoria Whyte and Ken Ball as they talk about this book, the project that took them 14 years documenting photography done by the students during that time.
Upcoming Programs for our LAA/PAL General Meetings:
June 12 in Livermore: John Tinger, Batik Artist will demo and show types of batik from various countries (where he studied). John will explore the ancient and contemporary art of batik. For thousands of years batik has employed a technique of wax resist and dye to create beautiful and unique patterns on cloth. www.batikfineart.com. Meeting will be at Bothwell Arts Center, Livermore, 7:30 pm.
September: Date & details to be announced: LAA and PAL Potluck and Social.
October 9: Program in Pleasanton, details to be announced.
November 13, Alex Anderson, nationally known Quilter will be our guest in Livermore. She is a local quilter who designs quilts, fabric, writes books and also has a TV show. www.alexandersonquilts.com.
Rentable Art Space? Want to run an art class? Have a workshop idea? Need a studio? The Bothwell has great spaces for rent. Creativity is alive at the Bothwell! www.Bothwell.lvpac.org.
CWA White Elephant Sale, Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Shadelands Art Center, 111 N. Wiget Lane, (at Ygnacio Valley Road), Walnut Creek. The Public is Welcome.
Upcoming Programs for our LAA/PAL General Meetings:
May 8, 7:30 pm, Barbara Stanton will present a program at the Cultural Arts Building, Pleasanton for PAL/LAA on painting the figure. This program will be just in time for inspiration for you to enter, or at least see the Essential Figure Art Show coming May 19-21. See Call for Artists.
June 12, General Meeting Program in Livermore to be announced.
November 13, nationally known quilter Alex Alexander will be our guest in Livermore. She is a local quilter who designs quilts, fabric, writes books and also has a TV show.
In Memoriam: Margo Kirkewoog passed away on March 29, 2017. Margo’s energy and creative skills lead the Livermore Art Association to establish many art festivals and events and helped establish the LAA Gallery. Her community involvements were legendary. She taught art for many years. Margo’s artwork was innovative and she won many awards for it. She will be greatly missed.
Cards may be sent to the family: Arne Kirkewoog, 832 Santa Maria Ave., Los Osos, CA 93402.
Fremont Art Association: May guest artist, Wednesday, May 3 will be Ginger Summit, textile artist. This will be an afternoon meeting starting at 1:00 pm. Location: FAA Gallery, 37697 Niles Boulevard in Fremont. Information: Susan Helmer email@example.com, 510 651-2461.
Benicia Artists Open Studios: Saturday & Sunday, May 6 & 7, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. 90 participating artists. Free and open to the public. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 707 747-0131.
10th Annual Ghost Ranch Workshop/Retreat Abiquiu, NM 1-7 October. Visit the O’Keeffe studio/home on tour. Bring materials you love to work with. Workshop fee $550. Room and board at the Ranch is separate. Darla Bostick, 940.320.5660. www. darlabostick.com.
Want to Share your Artwork? Sometimes there are pockets of unused space in the Portfolio. Instead of using clip art, since this is an art newsletter, would you like to see your work in this newsletter? Send your jpgs to me at email@example.com. Please include the medium and title. I will hold them in a file & use them as space pops open.
Bothwell Info on classes, Fun Fundraisers and Arts Events available at www.bothwell.lvpac.org/events/. or call 925 447-ARTS (2757).
- All balance due checks must be received 30 days before the first day of a workshop.
- No refunds will be given after the workshop begins.
- Cancellations are accepted prior to 30 days before the workshop less the $50 administrative fee.
- Cancellations which find a replacement before the workshop starts will be refunded less a $25 fee.
- Emergenclies will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.
- All cancellations MUST be in writing by letter or email and be acknowledged.
- PAL reserves the right to cancel workshops due to insufficient enrollment or any reason beyond their control; all funds will be retuned.
- Additional fees for models or materials may be needed in addition to the workshop fee.