GRACE RANKIN PAINTING CLASSES
The Fremont Art Association is pleased to announce several upcoming workshops with Award winning artist, Grace Rankin. A two day workshop in ‘Beginning Pastel Painting’ is on January 11 th and 12 th, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m for $150, payable by Jan 5, 2014. Drop in water color and mixed media classes are offered on February 3 rd, 17 th and March 3 rd, 17 th and 31 st of 2014 from 1:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m. The fee for the drop in water color and mixed media workshop is $125 for all five sessions or $30 per day.
You can enroll for these exceptional workshops and pick up your Class Supply List at the Fremont Art Association’s Gallery located at 37659 Niles Boulevard in Fremont. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Grace Rankin
or call FAA at 510.792.0905.
Please visit Rankin’s blog at gracenotesbygracerankin.blogspot.com
BEYOND the SURFACE: A collection of watercolor/collage paintings on paper and YUPO by Grace Rankin
The Fremont Art Association is pleased to announce Grace Rankin; the associations second quarter Showcase Artist! The showcase, “Beyond the Surface” will be on display from Saturday, April 12 through Sunday April 27 at the Fremont Art Associations Gallery located at 37659 Niles Boulevard in Fremont.
Award winning artist and teacher, Grace Rankin’s paintings possess a vital energy and presence that reflect the sensitivity and color sense of this natural artist. There is nothing contrived or superfluous in her work. When asked how she expresses herself in her paintings, Grace says that she thinks of her paintings as vehicles for feelings and moods as well as ideas.
Don’t miss this opportunity to see her collection of beautiful watercolor/collage paintings and watercolors on YUPO. YUPO is a synthetic material that is smooth and water-repellant. The watercolors are carefully layered and allowed to dry to achieve the desired texture and design.
You can meet the artist at a reception held in her honor at the gallery on Sunday, April 13 from 1:30 – 4:00pm. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served. A variety of new works from additional member artists will be exhibited at the gallery. Please join with your community in celebrating this award-winning artist.
FREMONT FIBER ARTS AND FLOWER SHOW
Calling all Fiber Artists to join me in submitting your beautifully needle-crafted projects for the third annual Fiber Arts and Flower Show. Members, as well as non-members with a signed waiver, are welcome to participate. The show is in conjunction with the Flower and Garden show should you need a theme to work from, but you are not limited to it. All forms of fiber arts are welcome! Receiving is from 2 pm to 5 pm, on Sunday, April 27th, and from 12 to 3 pm on April 28th. There is a modest admission fee of $5.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members. The show will run from April 30th through May 24th, with take down on May 25th. Attached is a copy of the sign-up form
. These forms will soon be available at the FAA Gallery.
Chairman, Melba Vincent
CALL FOR ARTISTS: JURIED ART SHOW AND SALE
Regan Nursery and Fremont Art Association are co-hosting the annual ‘Artists in the Garden’ on June 21st and 22nd , 2014 from 11am to 4pm each day. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase and sell your art amongst the flowers and live music.
Please send 3 jpegs of your current work to Simone Archer
. Send your information including full name, medium, phone number, email and website (if you have one). Deadline to submit is May 1st , 2014. Fee is $45 per person for FAA members and $60 per person for non-members.Fee to be paid only if juried in.
Space is limited, apply now.
The Fremont Art Association operates a Gallery located at 37697 Niles Boulevard Fremont, CA., in the historic Niles
district of Fremont. The Association offers monthly guest artist demonstrations, gallery exhibiting privileges, feature artist showcases,
annual events, and the opportunity to interact with a large group of seasoned artists. The Fremont Art association also has a
newsletter, the Local Color
, which is published monthly.
Membership is open to anyone, 18 years and over, who is interested in supporting our
goals of fostering, promoting and encouraging the cultivation, and appreciation of Art.
Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday,11am to 5pm.
Our address is 37697 Niles Boulevard, Fremont, CA 94536.
For directions and a map Click here.
We would love to have you join us. Please see
our list of