Island Arts

Katherine Meyer's drawing of Crown Beach

Local Artist Shows in Santa Clara

Feb 13,2014

Large (3-foot by 4-foot) charcoal drawings by Alameda resident Katherine Meyer, featuring Crown Beach (pictured), the Elsie Roehmer Bird Sanctuary, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline are currently on display at the Triton Museum in Santa Clara.

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George B. Humphreys works on a watercolor in the Mastick drawing and painting class.

Senior Artists to Exhibit at Mastick

Feb 06,2014

Sun Staff Reports

Opportunities for the 50-plus community abound at Mastick Senior Center to further their creative skills. Mastick holds stained glass, creative writing, drawing, painting, ceramics, quilting, beaded jewelry design, graphic arts and other classes.

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New Jersey Choir to Perform at Local Church

Feb 06,2014

As part of a seven-day tour of the Bay Area, a cast of more than 35 teenagers will perform Andrew Lloyd Webber’s popular musical Jesus Christ Superstar in a fully staged and choreographed production at First Congregational Church on Saturday, Feb. 15.

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“Central France Scene” will be one of the paintings on display at Dr. Bob Doerr’s show at the Alameda Museum.

Doerr to Exhibit at Museum

Jan 30,2014

Alameda artist Dr. Bob Doerr will host a show and reception at the Alameda Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave., from noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8.

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County Hosts Workshops for Artists

Jan 16,2014

The Alameda County Arts Commission invites artists to attend one of two grant-application workshops to learn about the 2014 Artsfund grants program. The commission will host a workshop next Wednesday, Jan. 22 from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the county’s Lakeside Plaza Building, 401 Lakeside Dr.

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Resident Begins Series of Comics

Jan 16,2014

Alameda resident Mark E. Miller announced recently the release of “Donkey Sanctuary,” the first in a series of comics he conceived  while travelling in Ronda, Spain, in 2012. The comic books feature a team of animal superfriends drawn by Oakland-based illustrator Greta Aalborg-Volper.

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A woodcut titled “The Waterfront” by Gary Comoglio and works by many other Bay Area artists go on display tomorrow night as part of Urban Grit.

Gritty Gallery Show Opens Tomorrow

Jan 09,2014

The latest exhibit opening at Park Street Plaza’s Gary Francis Fine Art, titled Urban Grit, is described as a portrait of urban life. The show opens tomorrow night, Friday, Jan. 10, at 6 p.m. and will be on display through Feb. 2. 

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