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Newsletter Issue #207 Bay Area Art Events (Nov 11-20)

Cover art "Courtyard" (Partial) by Alice Chung from event Ink and Watercolor Lyrics by Alice Chung

Art Events, Shows and Receptions

Ink and Watercolor Lyrics by Alice Chung

10/30/2019-11/24/2019, Saratoga, CA

Alice Chung, her watercolor artworks had won 2009 and 2011 Chinese national "excellent Work" awards, is giving a personal art show at Aegis Gallery of Fine Art from 10/30/2019 to 11/24/2019.

Ink and Watercolor Lyrics by Alice Chung

10 Year Anniversary Celebration

11/02/2019-01/11/2020, Santa Rosa, CA

Time does fly, and we have somehow managed to survive 10 years, showing our eclectic array of decidedly non-trendy art. It has been a labor of love, completely unrewarded by financial compensation, yet oddly satisfying.

Related Figures by Irving Norman, 1962, Oil on Canvas, 79 x 52Untitled by Frank Lobdell, 1965, Oil on Canvas, 43-1/2 x 57Yavapai Crepuscule by Peter Holbrook, 2013, Oil on Canvas, 40 x 32

Gallery House Lights Up with its Holiday Show, "One"

11/12/2019-12/25/2019, Palo Alto, CA
Reception: 11/16/2019

The artists light up Gallery House for the Holiday Season from November 12, 2019 to December 24, 2019. The theme, "One," celebrates the spirit of the of the season- Unity, Love and Giving.

Gallery House Lights Up with its Holiday Show, "One"Gallery House Holiday Show

Los Gatos Art Association 2019 Fall Members' Juried Show

10/11/2019-12/10/2019, Los Gatos, CA

See 84 pieces of LGAA members' original art juried in by Kim Lordier, noted Pastel Artist of the Bay Area.

2018 Best In Show winner by Nancy TakaichiKim Lordier, JurorLos Gatos Art Association Members' Juried Show

61st AGp Annual Members Show and 60th Annual Awards Artists

10/11/2019-11/24/2019, Pacifica, CA

Sanchez Art Center is proud to host the Art Guild of Pacifica’s 61st Annual Members Show and the 60th Annual Awards Artists. Both exhibitions open Friday, Oct 11, with a reception from 7 to 9 pm, with music provided by musical duo Vivacé with Rob Hughes (flute) and Alan Lee (piano).

61st AGp Annual Members Show and 60th Annual Awards Artists

2019 Open Studios at Sanchez Art Center

11/15/2019-11/16/2019, Pacifica, CA

Open Studios at Sanchez Art Center, Nov 15–16, 2019

2019 Open Studios at Sanchez Art Center2019 Open Studios at Sanchez Art Center
10/29/2019-11/30/2019, Los Altos, CA

“New Works” by Diana Jaye
Oct. 29 –Nov. 30, 2019

"Garrapata Cliffs" by Diana Jaye"Garrapata Cove" by Diana Jaye"Point Lobos Spring" by Diana Jaye
10/16/2019-11/24/2019, Redwood City, CA
The Main Gallery announces DICHOTOMY and LUMINOUS LANDSCAPE featuring Katinka Hartmetz and Arup Biswas. The show opens October 16 and closes November 24. The opening reception is October 19, 5 PM to 7:30 PM.


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]


Art Classes and Club Activities

Los Altos Art Club November Meeting and Demonstration

Mon, 11/11/2019, Los Altos, CA

The Los Altos Art club’s monthly meeting features an art demonstration, refreshments and art competition. Members can participate in group exhibitions. Open to all media, Guests are welcome.

Los Altos Art Club November Meeting and Demonstrationfrit blossoms

Creating a Mandala-Art Worskhop

Tue, 11/12/2019, Palo Alto, CA

Mandala means circle and represents wholeness and symbolizes life as never ending. The mandala appears in all aspects of life; earth, sun, moon etc. Mandala art refers to symbols that are drawn in a circular frame.

Creating a Mandala-Art Worskhop

Art Demonstration by Debbie Wardrope

Tue, 11/12/2019, Alamo, CA

DEBBIE WARDROPE is a Bay Area native and longtime Pleasanton resident who has always loved art and has been painting for most of her life even while pursuing other career interests.

Art Demonstration by Debbie Wardrope
Wed, 11/13/2019, Danville, CA

November 13th WEDS - 6pm

Member Artist Charles White will be INTRODUCING at the Blackhawk Gallery. Charles will be painting a landscape and discussing his painting techniques and philosophy.

Introducing~Charles White Oil Painting Demonstration

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

Guest Artists Needed

09/15/2019-11/24/2019, Fremont, CA

The Fremont Art Association is seeking guest artists for its monthly meetings in 2020. The meetings take place on the first Wednesday of the month at 1 pm in the Niles district of Fremont. All mediums are welcomed and the association pays $200 to the guest artist. A presentation that also includes audience participation would be wonderful.

Guest Artists Needed

Kings Mountain Art Fair - 57th - 2020

Application: 11/15/2019-01/30/2020, Woodside, CA

Every Labor Day weekend, a magical transformation occurs in the redwood forest just 30 miles south of San Francisco.

Kings Mtn Art Fair
Deadline: 01/28/2020, Pacifica, CA

Call for Entries – 2020 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition

Coming Soon ...

11/22/2019-12/21/2019, Oakland, CA
Reception: 11/23/2019

Manna Gallery ends 2019 with Collectors’ Showcase, a group exhibition which celebrates Manna Gallery’s eight years showing the best contemporary art by the artists of northern California.

Opening Reception  June  2011
Sat, 11/23/2019, Palo Alto, CA

Get ready for the holidays in this fun and creative workshop. We'll spend the afternoon creating holiday gifts and cards and more.

Holiday Gift Making-Art WorkshopHoliday Gift Making-Art 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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Key2ARTS Team