Key2ARTS Community Newsletters

Newsletter Issue 127 Bay Area Art Events (June 21-30)

Cover art "In Harmony" by Ellen Howard from Event "Greater Bay Area Open (GABO)"

Art Events, Shows and Receptions

The Rap Opera Project

Fri, 06/24/2016, San Jose, CA

We are reimagining the art form of opera to encompass one of the primary social musical languages of today - rap.

The Rap Opera Project

Main Gallery June Exhibition and Reception +2

06/21/2017-07/23/2017, Redwood City, CA

Reception: 06/24/2017 6PM

The Main Gallery’s much anticipated +2 Art Show is a fresh, collaborative group exhibit with each Main Gallery artist extending an invitation to another two stand-out artists from near or far to join them in exhibiting a piece of artwork

Main Gallery June Exhibition and Reception +2Main Gallery June Exhibition and Reception +2

Greater Bay Area Open (GABO)

06/15/2017-08/19/2017, Los Gatos, CA

The Los Gatos Art Association (LGAA) is proud to present the juried fine art show - Greater Bay Area Open at NUMU, New Museum Los Gatos.

Block, Tackle, and Defend, Oil, by Clark Gussin - Best of ShowContemplation, Bronze, by Christopher Sawyer - Third PlaceAtmosphere, Oil, by Diane Warner-Wang - Honorable Mention

Five Abstract Artists

06/30/2017-07/29/2017, Oakland, CA

Reception: 07/01/2017  2PM

Manna Gallery is pleased to present five artists from abstract7, a group of South Bay artists who are committed to showing together, presenting a variety of artworks for gallery visitors in one place.

Five Abstract Artists

In Plein-Aire: A Retrospective of Watercolors by Carol Mead

05/29/2017-06/24/2017, Los Altos, CA

Carol Mead and Viewpoints Gallery present In Plein-Aire: A Retrospective of Watercolors by Carol Mead featuring plein-aire watercolor pieces from key moments in Carol’s artistic career.

"Twin Lakes Park" by Carol Mead, watercolor

A Colorful Life: Mary Harris at 100

06/02/2017-06/25/2017, Pacifica, CA

Sanchez Art Center Celebrates Mary Harris

A Colorful Life: Mary Harris at 100

Peninsula Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibit – Visions

06/02/2017-07/31/2017, San Francisco, CA

Art is not always about representing the world as it exists. In this exhibition we explore unseen forces of the unconscious mind for inspiration.

Peninsula Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibit – VisionsMarian Yap, AcrylicPeninsula Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibit – VisionsRachel Tirosh, Mixed Media

Meringue, Paintings by Lindsay Evans Montgomery

05/26/2017-07/23/2017, Mountain View, CA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) in Mountain View presents Meringue, an exhibition featuring paintings by Lindsay Evans Montgomery.

Icing by Lindsay Evans Montgomery

05/21/2017-07/19/2017, DANVILLE, CA

New Art Exhibit SYNCOPATION at the Blackhawk Gallery

The exhibit will be on view seven days a week from April 28th through July 9th, 2017. The Reception and Exhibit are free and open to the public.

NEW! Encaustic Wax Painting by Claudette McDermottGallery Wine Receptions Every 10 weeks

Canvas and Clay

05/30/2017-06/24/2017, Palo Alto, CA

Gallery House will be presenting new work by Celma Kirkwood and Joyce Savre in  their show called "Canvas and Clay"  from May 30th -June 24.

Wildflowers at Stanford

05/12/2017-06/24/2017, Oakland, CA

Manna Galley is pleased to welcome Marin artist Janet Bogardus whose exhibition opens Friday, May 12 and continues to June 24.

In XanaduOpportunity ShoalsIn XanaduSouth Bank Sentinel

Pleasing to the Palette ~ Opening Reception

Fri, 06/30/2017, DANVILLE, CA

PLEASING TO THE PALETTE is the latest Exhibit at the Village Theatre Art Gallery in Danville, that brings together Professional Artists from around the San Francisco Bay Area.

Shady Meatballer by Claudette McDermott ~ Forked SeriesPleasing to the Palette at the Village Theatre Art Gallery Danville

Imagine America

06/30/2017-07/29/2017, Oakland, CA

If you were to imagine your idea of a perfect America what would it look like? The Imagine America Project, in collaboration with Manna Gallery, asks you to do just that.

Imagine AmericaImagine America

Coming Soon ... ...

New Works by Teresa Ruzzo

Mon, 07/03/2017, Los Altos, CA

New Works by Teresa Ruzzo
July 3 - 30, 2017
Artist Reception: Friday, July 7 5-8PM
Meet the Artist: Saturday, July 8 11AM-5PM
Pastel Demonstration by the Artist: Saturday, July 22 1:30-3PM

"Pacific Haze" by Teresa Ruzzo, pastel"Quiet Morning, Carmel Beach" by Teresa Ruzzo, pastel

Gallery 9 July Exhibition and Reception

Wed, 07/05/2017, Los Altos, CA

GALLERY 9 IN LOS ALTOS will present an All Gallery Show

Fine art paintings, jewelry, photaphy, metal work,
mixed media, printmaking, woodwork, and ceramics!

Gallery 9 July Exhibition and Reception

Shapes of Nature - Painting Exhibition by Linda Curtis

Sat, 07/08/2017, Palo Alto, CA

Please join us at the EcoCenter on Saturday, July 15 from 10:30am-12:30pm for the opening reception of "Shapes of Nature". All art is for sale with 25% of proceeds directly benefiting Environmental Volunteers.

Shapes of Nature - Painting Exhibition by Linda Curtis

IMPULSE Exhibition Opening with Wine Recpetion

Sat, 07/15/2017, DANVILLE, CA

Alamo Danville Artists’ Society will host the opening of Blackhawk Gallery’s new Exhibit ‘Impulse!’. Gala Reception will be held on Saturday July 15 from 5 to 7pm, with wine and Hors d’oeuvre.

Encaustic Wax Painting by Claudette McDermottIMPULSE Post Card

CWA Presents Michael Reardon's "Watercolor Techniques" Workshop

07/21/2017-07/22/2017, Concord, CA

California Watercolor Association Presents Michael Reardon - Watercolor Techniques, July 21-22, 2 Days, Intermediate/Advanced

CWA Presents Michael Reardon's "Watercolor Techniques" Workshop CWA Presents Michael Reardon's "Watercolor Techniques" Workshop

Steven Assael Portrait Painting Master Workshop

Thu, 07/27/2017, San Carlos, CA

Steven Assael Portrait Painting Master Workshop
4 Day workshop

BACAA Figure Drawing and Painting Workshop - Jon deMartin

Mon, 07/31/2017, San Carlos, CA

Figure Drawing and Painting
Instructor: Jon deMartin
This workshop was quite popular in August 2015
Only a few spots remaining

[Carnival by Jon deMartin]

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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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