Island Arts

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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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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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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