Alameda Women Artists to Open New Exhibition at Museum Oct. 8

“Rayo ll” by N. Teddy Goldsworthy-hanner will appear as part of Alameda Women Artists’ 21st annual exhibition at Alameda Museum.

Sun Staff Reports

The Alameda Women Artists (AWA) will showcase the work of 23 of their artist members at an exhibition opening at Alameda Museum Wednesday, Oct. 8. Artworks include: acrylic, oil and watercolor paintings, collages, ceramics, clay monotypes, encaustics, graphite and pastel drawings, mixed media and photography.

This exhibit also includes what AWA calls their "Women’s Wall of Art," with each piece duly created and donated by the artist members expressly for a silent auction with all proceeds donated to benefit the AWA Art Awards Program. This program was established to recognize and encourage local female artists working in the visual arts. The auction begins Friday, Oct. 10, and concludes Saturday, Nov. 1, when the show closes. Celebrate the opening with the artists Oct. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. The closing reception and auction results will take place Nov. 1 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

This marks the 21st year AWA has shown at Alameda Museum. This year’s artists include: Lily J. Abraham, Kate Anderson, Gretchen Blais, Bonnie Randall Boller, Renee Doty, Robby Dickinson, Patricia Edith, Loretta Franke Valero, Wendy Lee Gadzuk, N. Teddy Goldsworthy-hanner, Deborah Griffin, Miriam Infinger, Barbara James, Briana Learnihan, Karen McCloud, Glenna Mills, Jeanie Moran, Ana Music-Anderson, Thelma Richard, Joan Tharp, Nicole Wakeman, Jan Wall and Suzanne Wright.

AWA is an organization of artists dedicated to fellowship among artists, artistic and personal growth and professional exhibition and sales. Alameda Museum is located at 2324 Alameda Ave.

Visit www.alamedawomenartists.org or www.alamedamuseum.org for more information.