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Newsletter Issue #203 Bay Area Art Events (Sep 1-10)

Cover art by Jared Sines from event Still Life Demonstration in Oils

Art Events, Shows and Receptions

Kings Mountain Art Fair

08/31/2019-09/03/2019, Woodside, CA

The 56th Annual Kings Mountain Art Fair is rated among the top three “Fine Arts Fairs” in California based upon artists’ responses to the Art Fair SourceBook.

2019 Kings Mountain Art Fair
09/04/2019-09/08/2019, Danville, CA
"Captivation" at the Blackhawk Gallery

06/30/2019-09/09/19, Los Gatos, CA

The Los Gatos Art Association presents its biennual 2019 Juried Art Exhibition for the Greater Bay Area (GBAO). The Exhibition runs through Sunday, September 8th, 2019 at NUMU, New Museum Los Gatos in the downtown civic center.

GBAO Entry areaBest in Show sculpture by Ryan Carrington (plywood necktie pie)First Place winner by Kendra Morrison (woodburning collage)

Gallery 9 September Exhibit “Vessels” A Ceramic Art Exhibit

09/03/2019-09/29/2019, Los Altos, CA
Reception: 09/06/2019

“Vessels” reflects Henriette's fascination with one of the most ancient forms of art: Vessels - a functional form that’s been used since the early days of civilization to contain and store needed items.

Gallery 9 September Exhibit “Vessels”  A Ceramic Art Exhibit

New Show "Black & White" Portfolios at Gallery House

08/20/2019-09/14/2019, Palo Alto, CA
Gallery House's new show, “Black & White Portfolios,” features three prominent Bay Area photographers -Judy Kramer, Dan McLean and Steven Shpall. Their fine art photography is on view at Gallery House, 320 S.
New Show "Black & White" Portfolios at Gallery HouseBlack & White Portfolios

Julien Schuster: Engravings from Normandy

07/26/2019-09/13/2019, Mountain View, CA

About Julien Schuster: Engravings from Normandy

Julien Schuster

Madonna with Birds and Equus

07/29/2019-09/28/2019, Redwood City, CA

The Main Gallery announces its joint show featuring artists Patricia Brandt and Karen Olson. The show opens July 31 and closes September 8. A reception will be held at the Gallery on August 3, 2019 from 6 pm to 8:00 pm.

Madonna with Birds and EquusMadonna with Birds and Equus

Art in the Evening

Every Friday 08/02/2019-09/26/2019, Redwood City, CA

Enjoying a Friday evening in downtown Redwood City? Take a stroll to The Main Gallery and discover works from 17 local artists in acrylic, watercolor and mixed media, photography, metal, wood, ceramic, mosaic, glass and jewelry.

Art in the EveningArt in the Evening

Art Classes and Club Activities

Jared Sines - Still Life Demonstration in Oils

Sun, 09/08/2019, Los Gatos, CA

Jared Sines will demonstrate how to paint a still life in oils. Jared has had a long career as a fine, commercial, and decorative artist.

Jared Sines - Still Life Demonstration in Oils Jared SinesJared Sines - Still Life Demonstration in Oils Jared Sines - Still Life Demonstration in Oils

Artists Oil Paintings Demonstration with Tom Taneyhill

Tue, 09/10/2019, Alamo, CA
Artists Oil Paintings Demonstration with Tom Taneyhill
Sat, 09/14/2019, Sunnyvale, CA

This 3-hour class will allow you to complete three small collages which can be framed and
hung together to create an impressive display of artistic gems. You will have the joy of seeing your works take shape before your eyes.

Class - Create Tiny Collage GemsClass - Create Tiny Collage GemsClass - Create Tiny Collage Gems

Liquid Flow Paint Class with Elton Glover

06/15/2019-11/14/2019, Saratoga, CA

Visit us for light refreshments and meet Elton Glover, as he walks you through creating your own piece of flow art. All materials provided for your take home project. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Liquid Flow Paint Class with Elton Glover


Call for Artists

Entry Deadline: 09/05/2019, Los Gatos, CA

Members are invited to submit up to 6 pieces of 2 and 3-dimensional art for the Los Gatos Art Association Members' Fall Juried Show. The show runs from October 11 to December 9. There will be $900 awarded in prizes.

LGAA Fall Members' Juried ShowAddison-Penzak JCC - art show venue
Entry deadline: 10/08/2019, Los Gatos, CA

You are invited to show your work at our professionally curated (and nstalled, and staffed) holiday marketplace.
(A one-stop-shop for mindful, artful gifting.)

Calling all artists, craftspeople, artisans, and creatives: Holiday Show!!
Coming Soon ...


09/11/2019-10/13/2019, Redwood City, CA
Reception: 09/14/2019

The Main Gallery presents Jean Thrift’s ANIMALIA and Sydell Lewis’ ILLUSIONS as part of its ongoing exhibitions of contemporary local artists. This joint exhibition opens September 11 and closes October 13.

Indian LionTime Change

Art Exhibit Opening Reception

Sat, 09/14/2019, Danville, CA

The Alamo Danville Artists’ Society will host the opening of Blackhawk Gallery’s new Exhibit ‘Inspiration’. A Gala Reception will be held on Saturday September 14 from 5 to 7pm, with wine and Hors d’oeuvre.

Art Exhibit Opening Reception


09/15/2019, 01/20/2019,  Los Altos Hills, CA

The fine art group exhibit “Layers” featuring members of the Peninsula Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, will be on display at the Los Altos Hills Town Hall from September 2019 through March 2020.

[Rebecca Lambin_Jubilee][Wild Flower Layers][Rachel Tirosh_Reflection in Black]
09/20/2019-11/08/2019, Mountain View, CA
Reception: 09/20/2019

Artist Reception: September 20, 6:00-8:00 pm

Meaning the Score
09/27/2019-11/09/2019, Oakland, CA
Reception: 10/04/2019

Manna Gallery is pleased to present Serendipity 2, showcasing new watercolors by returning Oakland artist Elaine Maute`. This exhibition opens Friday, September 27 and continues to Saturday, November 9.

Elaine Maute` WatercolorElaine Maute` Watercolor
Sat, 10/19/2019, Santa Clara, CA


Art on Wheels | Creative Transportation

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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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