November 28, 2017

Color Feast! Open Studio, Sunday, Dec. 3

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Here is a selection of small oil paintings from the Out Loud/Corn Lily series. These range in size from 8 x 8 to 12 x 12 inches, with larger dimensions available.

Also available: Wild Things/Thistles & Poppies, Sunflowers, Kettle Ponds, and more!

Sunday, December 3, 2017

11 am to 5pm, rain or shine!

For more information: lorrie@lorriefink.com

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November 25, 2017

Rockin’ Around Lake Merritt

Just another reason why I love living in Oakland.

Walking around the lake yesterday before sunset, we came upon this lovely woman playing her accordion as she belted out “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree” with people dancing merrily in a new old fashioned way. Beautiful light, beautiful people!

 

November 3, 2017

Beyond Landscapes

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Gray Loft Gallery presents Beyond Landscapes, a group exhibit of landscape-inspired art, featuring abstract, traditional, and non-traditional works in a variety of media including photography, painting, drawing and watercolor by a roster of amazing artists. Curated by Jan Watten. (Image: Dreaming Lamar Valley, Lorrie Fink)

Exhibit: November 10 – December 8, 2017

2889 Ford Street, third floor
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 499-4556
Gallery Hours: Saturdays, 1:00 to 5:00 pm, Sundays by appointment

Artists’ opening reception: 2nd Friday, November 10, 6 – 9 pm
Oakland Plaid Friday Weekend: Saturday, November 25, 11:00 – 6:00 pm
Jingletown Winter Art Walk: Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 & 3, 11:00 – 6:00 pm

Closing Reception: 2nd Friday, December 8, 6 – 9 pm

Participating artists:
Åke Grunditz
Barbara Nussell
Betty Jo Costanzo
Chad Herrera
Christine Watten
Donna Fenstermaker
Eben Ostby
Ed Summerfield
Francine Hsu Davis
Gale Antokal
Ginny Parsons
Gordon Pagnello
Jamey Brzezinski
Jan Erion
Jan Watten
Javier Manirque
JM Golding
Joni-Marie Theodorsen
June Yokell
Karyn Yandow
Larry Davidson
Lin Fischer
Lisa Rigby
Lorrie Fink
Lynn McGeever
Noga Wizansky
Paul Feinberg
Renee Doty
Shelley Hoyt
Stacy Rosevear
Stephanie Williamson
Steven Andresen
Steven Raskin
Styrous
Susan Scott
Tim Hill

About Gray Loft Gallery:
Gray Loft Gallery was voted Best Art Gallery in 2016 and 2017 in the Oakland Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards.

November 2, 2017

What’s on my palette

IMG_2122Combinations of Indanthrene Blue, Alizarin Permanent, Indian Yellow, Courbet Green, and probably Raw Umber, tinting with Titanium White. The mixes seem to be going in a wintry direction. I’ve been applying these same colors with different ratio mixes and concentrations of saturation as I expand the Out Loud series.

September 16, 2017

Collect! Art Auction and Exhibit at Berkeley Art Center, Sept 16, 6–9 pm

Artist: Lorrie Fink
Photographer: John Janca

Berkeley Art Center’s largest annual event features a stunning exhibition and silent auction with work from some of the most exciting Bay Area artists. My painting Second Wind, Corn Lily 116 is among the works that are offered. (oil on panel, 12″ x 12″)

Preview the work here

Raise a glass, enjoy delicious food provided by chef Hugh Groman and music by The Window Trio. Interact with poets and postcard machines and celebrate Berkeley Art Center’s 50th Anniversary year!

Main Event
Saturday, September 16, 6 – 9 pm.
Tickets: $50 / $40 BAC Members

Berkeley Art Center
1275 Walnut Street Berkeley, CA 94709
510-644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org

July 26, 2017

Borders, Edges, and Seams at Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

Life’s interesting tidbits can often be found hidden in the seams, lurking at edges or shut out by the borders. A selected group of artists interpret this theme through a variety of art forms. Join us for the reception on Saturday, August 5, 4pm to 6pm.

Juror: Carol Sauvion is an American crafts scholar and patron, and the producer of the PBS series Craft in America. After opening the Freehand Gallery in Los Angeles in 1980 and launching Craft in America in 2007, she opened the Craft in America Study Center in 2009.

Studio Channel Islands
2222 E Ventura Blvd.
Camarillo, CA 93010
805.383.1368

Exhibit: August 3–September 2, 2017
Reception: Saturday, August 5, 2017, 4pm –6pm

(below: Persuasion, Corn Lily 146. No Turning Back, Corn Lily 185. Artist: Lorrie Fink)

 

 

Studio Channel Islands's photo.

 

April 2, 2017

Paintings at The Gardener, Spring 2017

The Gardener
Several of my paintings are now available at The Gardener at all three store locations: Fourth Street in Berkeley, San Francisco Ferry Building, and Healdsburg in Sonoma County, offering a selection of Thistle, Poppy, and Corn Lily paintings. I hope you’ll have an opportunity to visit these exquisite stores. I’m quite thrilled! Continue reading

February 26, 2017

Color Feast, adding Phthalo Turqoise

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Here’s another mix, using Phthalo Turquoise with Indian Yellow, Alizarin Permanent, Blue Violet.

February 18, 2017

Color Feast

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I continue to explore making palettes from a limited number of colors. Here are some mixtures of  Indanthrene Blue, Cobalt Blue, and a mix of Indian Yellow+Alizarin Permanent. Using Unbleached Titanium pale to make some tints.

February 17, 2017

Color Feast

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A grid of colors mixed from Alizarin Permanent + Raw Umber, Aliz Perm + Indian Yellow, Blue Violet + Indian Yellow, Indian Yello and Titanium White.