Exhibits & Events

PAL’s Thirteenth Annual Show at the Museum on Main

“Imagination Expressed 2021” 

Wednesday, January 13 – Saturday, March 6

Visit Museum on Main (MOM) website HERE for the latest news on viewing the show. Sales of art works are being handled by the Museum on Main.

Visit the Virtual Show HERE

David Wagner, an art instructor at Las Positas College, judged the show awarding ribbons and Gift Cards to Way Up Art and Frame

The winners are (alpha by title):

Chloe by Tejal Shah (acrylic)
Portrait of a Woman by John DeVilliers (pastel/colored pencil)
Serenity by Chandana Srinath (acrylic)
Waiting by Maria Grazia Romeo (oil)
Honorable Mentions:
The Admiralty by Helene Marie Roylance (watercolor)
Bristlecone Bark by Ron Rigge (photo)
The Gardeners by Marie Pascal (watercolor)
Heron at Morro Bay by Joanne Spurr (colored pencil)
Historic Napa Vineyard by David Gates (oil)
Mask with Flowers by Robert Nicolosi (mixed media)
Mid-Life, Bishop CA by Lisa Rigge (photo)
Nasturtiums by Meghana Mitragotri (watercolor)
Spring by Wei Ting Chuang (ink and watercolor)
Star in Sterling by Rhonda Chase (sterling silver, crystal and porcelain)
Winner’s Gallery – Click on thumbnail to view full size.

Members’ Show Demos

Watercolor Demonstration of Violas by Meghana Mitragotri

Please see the Pleasanton Art League Facebook page HERE for a two part demo by George Garbarino using colored pencils on sanded paper.

Firehouse Arts Center News

Temporary Closure

Firehouse Arts Center and the Harrington Gallery, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton are temporarily closed. Harrington Gallery Phone is 925 931-4849. Check their website for possible changes to their schedule. www.firehousearts.org

The Nancy Thompson Memorial Wall (PAL Wall) is closed along with the Firehouse. Please look forward to a rotating display of PAL Artist art when it reopens

Art in Place:

Visit the Harrington Gallery Virtual Show Art in Place firehousearts.org/gallery/art-in-place/

Other Events

Art Expo: Covid-safe Art Exhibition: Free and open to the public. 9 storefronts and more than 30 local artists, sharing empty storefront spaces. The public is invited to safely walk around these newly built but not yet open storefronts and view an amazing variety of local arts and crafts on display inside! Display will be up until January 16th, 4521 Livermore Outlets Dr, Livermore. Hours: 24 hours a day but best seen during daylight hours because of lack of lighting.

 “Best of the Bothwell” Art Exhibit, now open for limited hours at the Bankhead Theater Gallery. This exhibition of local artists who work, teach and exhibit with the Bothwell Arts Center will be on display at the Bankhead, 2400 First Street, Livermore. Visit livermorearts.org/visual-arts for details of open hours.

Tracy Expressions Show has been cancelled for 2021.


Lorraine Wells: I finally made it!! This painting is accepted into this years CWA National Show! Finally! They had 650 entries and it looks like they accepted 96. There are not many who will understand what a big deal this is for me. 

View CWA Virtual Show HERE.








Peggy Magovern: This painting is currently on display at the deYoung open. (Google deYoung Museum Open Exibition.) This work of my friend Carol, was created with colored pencils and wax pastels on sanded paper.









Barbara Stanton won Best of Show at the Cider Painters of America miniature art show! “OMG, did not see that coming! There are so many amazing artists in this show and I am so humbled to even be in the same show as they are. The whole show is now online here: www.ciderpainters.com/index.html. The prize is based on the excellence and diversity of all entrees. This is the award – an oil painting of “Got Milk?” It is an oil painting 3 1/2″x 2 1/2″.





Amy Leung: I am honored and delighted that my paintings, A Scene in Napa and On the Way to Monterey, have been juried-selected into California Art Club’s virtual exhibition “Welcome to California.” For details about the Exhibition and Artists’ Sunday: www.californiaartclub.org. Exhibition Date: November 29, 2020 – January 29, 2021.





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