Island Arts

Courtesy photo. Photographer Chris Adamson won this year’s “1,000 Words” award in the Frank Bette Center’s Alameda on Camera contest.

Adamson Takes Home ‘1,000 Words’ Award

Jun 05,2014

Photographer Chris Adamson noticed that when he tilted the photograph he had taken on its axis, it had the configuration of a yin-yang symbol. The cool turquoise and blues on the wall of the home in the picture formed one curve, and the fence, the other.

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Courtesy photo. This owl on a tray is just one of the pieces of art by Jon Kerpel currently on display at the Main Library.

Main Library Displays Good Earth Artworks

Jun 05,2014

Alameda artist Jon Kerpel is exhibiting his assemblages at the Alameda Free Library through Saturday, June 28, on the second floor of the Main Library, 1550 Oak St. This is the first in a series of shows of Kerpel’s artworks entitled The Good Earth Project.

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Courtesy San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Richard Diebenkorn’s “Ocean Park #54” from 1972 will be part of a community conversation on June 18 at the Main Library.

California Artists from Figure to Funk

Jun 05,2014

An upcoming presentation with docent Avril Angevine will explore San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s longstanding history of showcasing and nurturing California artists.

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Museum Offers Laughs, Chat, Shows

May 08,2014

The Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM), which continues its fundraising efforts to secure a permanent home at the Alameda Carnegie Library recently announced a series of events taking place in May.

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Gibbons #1, a C Print by Jan Watten is on display now as part of Unexpected Landscapes.

New Art Show Up at Rhythmix K Gallery

May 08,2014

A new exhibition of artwork titled Unexpected Landscapes is now open at the K Gallery, inside Rhythmix Cultural Works. The new show features the paintings of Ginny Parsons and the photography of Jan Watten.

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Pinball Museum Shows Baseball

May 01,2014

The Baseball Collections of Duane Tom will be the subject of another one-of-a-kind art event at the Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM), 1510 Webster St.

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