Posts tagged ‘art exhibition’

November 28, 2018

In the Fields: Botanical Lore at Arts Benicia

In The Fields: Botanical Lore

In The Fields: Botanical Lore

The history of art shows us that artists and plants are a natural pairing. Artists have been creating botanical lore for centuries, inspired by the forms, colors, myths, metaphors, science, and symbolism of plants. WIth over 100 works by Bay Area artists, working in a variety of media, this beautiful exhibit is open to the public in the Historic Benicia Arsenal.

 

 

Entreaty, Corn Lily 158, 36 x 36 in. oil on panel. 2017. Artist: Lorrie Fink
Photographer: John Janc

Participating artists:

Heidi Almosara  |  Bobbie Altman  |  Janis Anton  |  Jenny Arevalo  |  Paula Boas  |  Polly Bradbury
Carla Marie Bratt  |  Paul Braybrook  |  Mark Bremer  |  Pat Calabro  |  Lara Cannon  |  Gerry Chapleski
Debi Cooper  |  Lynne Cunningham  |  Merry Curran Gregg  |  Nikki Basch-Davis  |  Shari Arai DeBoer
Vicki Byrum Dennis  |  Hedi B. Desuyo  |  Greg Dietrich  |  Steve Donegan  |  Gary Eleinko  |  Barbara Ellard
Linda L. Ellinwood  |  Marguerite Elliot  |  Lorrie Fink  |  Maura Freeman  |  Virginia S. George
Nancy  Gesimondo  |  Sonia   Gill  |  Lisa Toby Goodman  |  Vicki Gunter  |  Nicolin Haines
Karen Hatzigeorgiou  |  John Haubrich  |  Frank Hoeffler  |  Yue Jiang  |  Joanna Kidd  |  Lauren Kussro
Lynda Kusuma  |  Vanda Lavar  |  Christine Lemor  |  Teeda LoCodo  |  Rosanna Lyons  |  Elise Marshall
Roger Matsumoto  |  Pat Mayer  |  Sonya McAlister  |  Kimberly McCarthy  |  Susan McCarty
Pamela McCauley  |  Erin McCluskey Wheeler  |  David McCrae  |  Teagan McLarnan  |  Julia McLeod
Connie Millholland  |  Marc Newton  |  Kelsey Nollette  |  Mary Parkerson  |  Chuck Potter  |  Ajean Ryan
Robert Schwiebert  |  Roxanne Sexauer  |  Jimmy “James” Shier  |  Mary Shisler  |  Joan Siem
Susan Silvester  |  John Smither  |  Jeff Snell  |  Allison Spreadborough  |  Megan St.Clair  |  Jennifer Tachera
Tanzanight  |  Gene Thomas  |  Dee Tivenan  |  Amy Torgeson  |  Ouida  Touchon  |  Lucia P. Tsang
Steph Van Doren  |  Lisa Warren  |  Jan Watten  |  Diane Williams  |  Laura Sharp Wilson
Danielle Wogulis  |  Emil Yanos  |  June Yokell  |  Linda Zupcic

Jennifer Perlmutter, Juror, balances the influences of nature and civilization in her work, combining environmental character with urban features in a complex layering to create a push-pull of color, figure and texture. Botanicals were her first subjects, used to explore watercolors and oils in the late 90s. She produced chinoiserie, artwork and deep, layered finishes on high-end furniture, featured in LA’s Pacific Design Center. Perlmutter ultimately found her niche in mixed media on wood and canvas, which is her predominant medium today. She opened a gallery in Lafayette, CA in 2014, exhibiting a diverse program of contemporary art. Perlmutter’s work has been widely commissioned, collected internationally, and shown in New York, Beverly Hills, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Arts Benicia is a community-based non-profit offering diverse and relevant exhibitions in its gallery and at other exhibition venues in Benicia; engaging public programs; creative workshops for adults; and inspiring youth arts educational programming. Located in the Historic Benicia Arsenal, Arts Benicia has been a vital part of the California Bay Area regional art scene for over 31 years, supporting artistic development and enriching the larger community.

Gallery Location: Arts Benicia, 991 Tyler Street, Suite 114, Benicia, CA  94510 | artsbenicia.org | 707-747-0131

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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

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.

 

September 27, 2016

Botanical Languages

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North Berkeley Investment Partners is proud to present:

BOTANICAL LANGUAGES

selected works by
Lorrie Fink, Sonia Gill, Lee McCaffree & Katie McCann

Four Bay Area artists with four unique perspectives explore the beauty, mystery, and universal appeal of the botanical world. From technical to fantastic, from expressive to abstract, their work compellingly illustrates our enduring connection to a natural world.

Join us for the reception! Wednesday, Sept. 28, 5:30–7:30 pm

Exhibition: September – November 2016
Reception: Wednesday, Sept, 28, 2016, 5:30–7:30 pm

North Berkeley Investment Partners
1820 Solano Ave., Berkeley, CA 94707
(510) 528-5820
Hours: M–F, 8:30 am–5:00 pm

August 13, 2016

Axis Gallery 11th National Juried Exhibition

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I’m honored to have my work included in this exhibit!

Exhibit Dates: August 5 – August 28, 2016

Reception: August 13, 6 – 9pm

Axis Gallery is pleased to exhibit work selected by juror Gregory Volk for the 11th National Juried Exhibition.

Gregory Volk is a New York-based art writer, independent curator, and frequent lecturer. He writes regularly for Art in America, where he is a contributing editor, and his articles and reviews have also appeared in many other publications, including Parkett and Sculpture. Among his recent contributions to exhibition catalogues are essay on Francis Alÿs, Fred Tomaselli, and Ayse Erkmen. Read more about Gregory Volk . . .

Read the juror’s statement here.

Visit Axis Gallery on Facebook.

Axis Gallery
625 S Street
Sacramento, CA 95911.

Gallery hours:
Friday – Sunday, noon – 5p.m.,
or by appointment by emailing Axis at info@axisgallery.org

Image: First Narrow Gate, Corn Lily 162. 36 x 36 in. Lorrie Fink, 2016.

June 16, 2016

Backyard Beauty at Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, CA

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works by Ellen Little, Sawyer Rose, Lorrie Fink, Anne Subercaseaux

 

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Ellen Little, watercolors; Demetra Theofanous (glass nest), Dean Bensen (glass trunk)

 

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Lorrie Fink, paintings

 

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Glass sculpture, Dean Bensen

 

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works by Ellen Little, Sawyer Rose, Lorrie Fink

 

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Sawyer Rose, metal paintings; Emily Farish, charcoal drawing

 

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Dominique Piana, harpist. Paintings by Lorrie Fink

 

Flower pods pounded from metal, shadows cast on a walkway, tree trunks and nests made of glass, watercolors larger than life, exuberant colorful oil paintings.

I encourage everyone to visit this exquisite show at the Harrington Gallery in Pleasanton, CA, thoughtfully curated by Julie Finegan of the Firehouse Arts Center. The exhibit showcases the work of seven artists, who use a range of materials to express their experiences of nature. Beautifully installed, the energy of these works flows from room to room, offering an oasis of harmony in a turbulent world.

Harrington Gallery
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton, CA 94566
Gallery Hours: W–F, 1–5 pm; Sat, 11 am–3 pm

Backyard Beauty featured artists:
Dean Bensen, glass sculpture
Emily Farish, charcoal drawings
Lorrie Fink, oil paintings
Ellen Little, watercolor paintings
Sawyer Rose, metal sculpture

Anne Subercaseaux
Demetra Theofanous, glass sculpture