Newsletter Issue 175 Bay Area Art Events (Nov 1-10)

Cover art "Copper and Flowers" by Jan Grady from "Watercolor by Jan Grady

Art Events, Shows and Receptions

Sanchez Open Studios

Fri, 11/02/2018, Sat, 11/03/2018 Pacifica, CA

Open Studios at Sanchez Art Center, Nov 2–3, 2018

Sanchez Open Studios

SF Open Studio at 1 Fort Mason

11/02/2018-11/04/2018, San Francisco, CA

I invite you to see my latest work at
San Francisco Open Studio November 3-4 (Sat-Sun) 11am-6pm
Join as to a special opening reception Friday Nov 2 6pm - 9pm
General Residence (Dining Room)
1 Fort Mason

SF Open Studio at 1 Fort Mason   SF Open Studio at 1 Fort Mason

Gallery 9 Holiday Show

10/30/2018-12/23/2018, Los Altos, CA

Reception: Fri 11/02/2018, Fri 11/30/2018

Gallery 9 in Los Altos will present an extended exhibit for the Holiday Season.

Gallery 9 Holiday ShowGallery 9 Holiday Show

Día de los Muertos Celebration!

Fri, 11/02/2018, Mountain View, CA

A free family event featuring altars created by local artists Cristina Velázquez, Angélica Ortiz, and Verónica Félix; Dia de los Muertos art projects for kids; and festive food and drink. More info at arts4all.org.

Día de los Muertos Celebration!

Watercolors by Jan Grady

10/30/2018-12/01/2018, Los Altos, CA

Reception: 11/03/2018

Viewpoints Gallery and Jan Grady are proud to present our November exhibition “Watercolors” by Jan Grady.

"Copper and Flowers" watercolor by Jan Grady "Painting Reflections in Copper" watercolor by Jan Grady

Secrets, Lies and Disinformation

11/10/2018-12/08/2018, San Francisco, CA

Reception: 11/10/2018

We live in an age where lies and disinformation have become a standard discourse in politics and government.

Secrets, Lies and Disinformation

Members' Fall Juried Show

11/08/2018-01/09/2019, Los Gatos, CA

Reception: 11/14/2018

The Los Gatos Art Association presents its Fall Members' Juried Show Nov 8 - Jan 8 at the Addison Penzak JCC in Los Gatos. Noted Juror, George Rivera, chose 79 pieces of members' original art for this year's show.

Jayla's Butterfly, oil portrait by Claudia Browne

Holiday Magic In Porcelain and Paint

10/27/2018-01/05/2019, Moraga, CA

In the spirit of the season, the Moraga Art Gallery presents “Holiday Magic in Porcelain and Paint” a colorful new show featuring the works of two of Lamorinda’s most celebrated artists: Lafayette’s Donna Arganbright and Orinda’s Maria

Holiday Magic In Porcelain and Paint


Solo Exhibition "Seeing Patterns"

10/24/2018-11/25/2018, Redwood City, CA

The Main Gallery presents Seeing Patterns, a solo exhibition of Gallery artist Jean Thrift. Thrift’s work shows us the beauty in patterns all around us.

Green ReedsStones

Art Guild of Pacifica 60th Annual Members Show and 59th Annual Awards Artists

10/12/2018-11/18/2018, Pacifica, CA

Art Guild of Pacifica’s 60th Annual Members Show

Art Guild of Pacifica 60th Annual Members Show and 59th Annual Awards Artists

Art of Social Commentary

10/13/2018-11/24/2018, Santa Rosa, CA

As we once again enter election season, we are showing artist’s responses to social and political issues of importance to them, both past and present.

"The Border Crossed Us!" by Emmanuel Catarino Montoya


California Watercolor Association CWA Presents - Explore Color. Discover Color Show

08/06/2018-01/31/2019, San Rafael, CA

California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…

California Watercolor Association CWA Presents - Explore Color. Discover Color Show

Art Talk, Class & Demo

Mixed media open studio

Sat, 11/17/2018, Cupertino, CA

This workshop offers you the opportunity to work on your own painting projects, to experiment with different materials and techniques, surrounded by like-minded artists, in a friendly, relaxed and inspirational atmosphere.

Mixed media open studio Mixed media open studio

Creative Art Workshop " The Gift of Gratitude" - An Afternoon Art Retreat

Sat, 11/17/2018, Palo Alto, CA

In this afternoon workshop discover ways to bring the gift of gratitude to your life. With Thanksgiving around the corner, this is a great time to look at what we're grateful for in our lives, while creating a daily practice to do so.

Creative Art Workshop " The Gift of Gratitude" - An Afternoon Art Retreat

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Festive! Opens Soon at Manna Gallery

11/16/2018-12/22/2018, Oakland, CA

Reception: 11/17/2018

Manna Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition for the holidays featuring reasonably priced paintings and works in fused glass by Mark Lightfoot and custom jewelry by Gretchen Greene. Festive!

Gretchen Greene: Necklace with Bone,Nepalese Silver, Antique LocketMark Lightfoot: "Moonrise", Acrylic on CanvasMark Lightfoot:  "Sea and Sky", Fused Glass Wall Hanging

Holiday Gift Market at Arc

Sat, 12/01/2018, San Francisco, CA

Holiday Gift Market at Arc on Saturday, December 1st, 12-3PM

Holiday Gift Market at Arc

Check Key2ARTS Community Calendar to see what's happening today! 

This newsletter only contains receptions and other special events in the upcoming week. There are many excellent ongoing art shows we are not able to include in. 

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