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Newsletter Issue 151 Bay Area Art Events (Feb 21-28)

Cover art "Leaf Game"(Partial) by Sydell Lewis from "Transitions in Life and Art" at Gallery House

Art Events, Shows and Receptions

Hung Liu: All Over The Map

02/23/2018-03/25/2018, Pacifica, CA

Reception: 02/23/2018

Sanchez Art Center is extremely proud and honored to present All Over the Map, an exhibition by the renowned Chinese painter and printmaker Hung Liu, on view Feb 23–Mar 25, 2018.

Imperial Column, Hung Liu

Vibrant Bay Area: An Exhibit of Plein Air Paintngs

02/22/2018-03/19/2018, Palo Alto, CA

Reception: 2/24/2018 2PM

“Vibrant Bay Area: An Exhibit of Plein Air Paintings” features oil and watercolor paintings by Peninsula Outdoor Painters ("POPS"). At the Palo Alto Art Center’s Community Gallery, 1313 Newell Rd, Palo Alto, CA.

Pescadero View, Susan Migliore

New Gallery House Art Show "Transitions in Life and Art"

02/27/2018-03/24/2018, Palo Alto, CA

Reception: 03/01/2018

TRANSITIONS in LIFE & ART, new, two artist show of recent paintings and digital pigment prints by Magdalena Bogart and Sydell Lewis opens on February 27, 2018 

New Gallery House Art Show "Transitions in Life and Art"Bogart - Queen In My EmpireNew Gallery House Art Show "Transitions in Life and Art"Lewis - Two Parts Organic

"Circles and Grids"

02/16/2018-03/24/2018, Oakland, CA

Reception: 03/03/2018 2PM

Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Circles and Grids”, an exhibition of new works from Bay Area artist Hadley Williams. This exhibit opens Friday, February 16 and continues through Saturday March 24.

"Circles and Grids""Circles and Grids"

Artworlds: Russia

Fri, 03/02/2018, Mountain View, CA

Free event - A sensational evening of art, music, wine and cuisine! Join us to celebrate the art and music of Russia! Experience artist Tatiana Lyskova’s paintings and prints inspired by Russian fairy tales.

Artworlds: Russia


02/17/2018-04/22/2018, Danville, CA

New Art Exhibit and Opening Reception at Blackhawk Gallery


Brandt Solo Show at The Main Gallery

02/14/2018-03/25/2018, Redwood City, CA

The Main Gallery is pleased to announce the opening on February 14, 2018, of Madonna Adored/Adorned, a solo exhibition of fine art created by Patricia Brandt.

Brandt Solo Show at The Main GalleryBrandt Solo Show at The Main Gallery

Oil and Water: A show of contrasting styles at Gallery House

01/30/2018-02/24/2018, Palo Alto, CA

Gallery House is pleased to present Oil & Water, a colorful and contrasting exhibit from local artists, Maura Carta and Ruth-Anne Siegel.

Maura CartaRuth-Anne SiegelRuth-Anne's Rhythm & Soul

Gallery 9 February Exhibition: WONDERS OF MOTHER NATURE

01/30/2018-02/25/2018, Los Altos, CA


Gallery 9 February Exhibition: WONDERS OF MOTHER NATUREGallery 9 February Exhibition: WONDERS OF MOTHER NATURE

Vessels and More by Vered Binyamini

01/30/2018-02/25/2018, Los Altos, CA

Artist’s Reception: Friday, February 2 5-8pm
Reception is free and open to the public.

Vessels and More by Vered BinyaminiVessels and More by Vered Binyamini

Beyond Borders: Stories of im/Migration

01/08/2018-04/06/2018, Santa Clara, CA

Enter the new Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building at Santa Clara University and one is immediately confronted with "Feral Fence", a Trumpian-inspired, monstrous, twisting armature with razor wire.

Beyond Borders: Stories of im/Migration by Gutfreund Cornett Art


Art Talk, Class & Demo

Story Box Workshop

Sat, 02/24/2018, Mountain View, CA

Marianne Lettieri shares some of her tricks of the trade in this workshop where students will create a diorama to recall a memory or tell a story, using a variety of objects and materials.

Story Box WorkshopStory Box Workshop

Artist Talk with Michael C. McMillen

Sat, 03/03/2018, Palo Alto, CA

Join visual artist Michael C. McMillen for a free presentation on his work and techniques on Saturday, March 3, 3-4:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Art Center.

Artist Talk with Michael C. McMillen


Call For Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair

Open Auditions:  02/27/2018, Los Gatos, CA

Los Gatos Art Haus seeks creative types for long walks on the beach, candlelit dinners, and meandering conversations....
OR RATHER... We want to show YOUR work in our upcoming AFFORDABLE ART FAIR!


Open Call to All Bay Area Artists - Deadline 3/3/2018

Deadline: 03/03/2018, San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Women Artists (SFWA) invites all Bay Area artists (all genders welcome) to submit abstract works for this juried gallery exhibition.

 Open Call to All Bay Area Artists - Deadline 3/3/2018

Campbell "Art Outside the Box" Call To Artists

Deadline: Fri, 03/16/2018, Campbell, CA

“Art Outside the Box” is a public art beautification program designed to transform common traffic control utility boxes in Campbell, into distinctive works of art, creating a more vibrant, attractive cityscape.

Campbell's Art Outside the Box"


Coming Soon ... ...

Teen Takeover at the Art Center

Fri, 03/16/2018, Palo Alto, CA

Teens can enjoy their very own after-hours access to the Art Center during Teen Takeover on Friday, March 16, 6-9 p.m.

Teen Takeover at the Art Center


Reception: 03/18/2018, Los Altos Hills, CA

The art exhibit “Odyssey” will be on display at Los Altos Hills Town Hall from March to September 2018. The exhibit features the works of local artist Judy Gittelsohn who has been painting in the Bay Area for over 30 years.

Odyssey Odyssey Odyssey

CWA Presents Jeannie McGuire Figurative Design – Character is More Workshop

Mon, 03/19/2018, Concord, CA

In Jeannie’s workshop, she will share many aspects of her art through versatile projects and extended experimentation.

CWA Presents Jeannie McGuire Figurative Design – Character is More Workshop

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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