'Utah Lava Rock' by Holly Overin

by Robin Schroeder 18. December 2009 14:28
Holly Overin's new work is stunning:
"Seated under a tree and looking straight up to the sky, I saw the work of giants in this steep face of orange rock which appeared to be the altar for three distinct piles of cubed lava stones placed in a seemingly deliberate manner upon it's horizontal planes. I was inspired to explore the contrasting shapes." --Holly Overin

Utah Lava Rock

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'Anna' and 'At Rest' by Jay Gould

by Robin Schroeder 15. December 2009 05:08
I am very pleased to introduce to you Jay Gould, a very talented local plein-aire painter! "I have been interested in Art since I was a young boy. Both of my grandparents were professional artists. Because I enjoy nature and the out-of-doors, Plein Aire Painting is my favorite painting experience. I enjoy painting in my backyard studio, too. I paint in three mediums: oil, watercolor and acrylics. I have been commissioned to paint murals and am also known for my photography." - Jay Gould Here are two of Jay's latest work: 'Anna' and 'At Rest':
Jay Gould
Anna At Rest

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Clayton's Framing is MOVING!

by Robin Schroeder 13. December 2009 05:48
We Are Moving!

Clayton’s Framing and Janet’s Art School
is moving in January to 6734 Bright Ave Whittier, 90601 ( just north of Philadelphia.)

During the month of December we are having a big closing SALE at 13211-K Whittier Blvd (old location) beginning the 14th, 15th and 16th of December. Lots of vintage art books, art supplies, paintings, prints, picture frames, ‘still life’ toys, tables and chairs will be available at move out prices. Come in and rummage through the goods. Feel free to bargain. Clayton’s has been in business for 60 years. We’re not closing folks, just moving uptown (near our original pre-earthquake location), the better to see and serve you all. Don’t miss our sale.
Everyone’s welcome!

Master framer, artist and faithful friend, Chris Boyd of Clayton’s Framing and Art.
Phone: (562) 693-1701

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Eaton Canyon Pine by Holly Overin

by Robin Schroeder 10. December 2009 16:42
"Eaton Canyon is a foothill park in Altadena not far from [my] home. A wonderful place to hike up to creeks and falls. There are some magnificent trees along the way. Many of them must be hundreds of years old." -- Holly Overin
Holly Overin is a Whittier, CA native and local business owner. She has been re-creating animal life and nature in various art mediums for as long as she can remember. Artistic self-expression was greatly encouraged by her ‘ plein air’ painter/mother, Janet Church. Holly learned to respect the fundamentals of drawing, painting and sculpture as laid down by master artists of the Renaissance, 19th and 20th century. Observing classical works on museum outings, watching her mother paint, and joining her in nature, activated an enthusiasm in utilizing oils and watercolors to record the rapidly disappearing southern California landscape where she grew up.
Holly teaches adults and children the tools of art. Her method, handed down to her by her mother, artist Janet Church, helps students understand how to convey form, impressionist color harmonies, composition and perspective in oils.


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Don't Miss: Anna Alvarado at the Casita del Pueblo

by Robin Schroeder 8. December 2009 06:19
Last Day to see

Alma, corazón y vida
New artwork on wood by
Anna Alvarado

ART EXHIBITION CLOSING

Exhibition runs through December 9th, 2009

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Correction: WhittierArtists.com Show in MAY 2010

by Robin Schroeder 7. December 2009 06:27
CORRECTION: The date of the planned WhittierArtists.com show is MAY 2010 (not April). Please mark your calandars!

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Whittier Public Library Program "Women and Art," February 2010

by Robin Schroeder 4. December 2009 21:58
The Whittier Public Library is planning a dynamic program titled “Women and Art,” scheduled for the entire month of February, 2010.

We are seeking local women artists who are interested in exhibiting their work in the Nixon Room at the Whittier Central Library. We are also seeking any women artists who would be interested in participating in a panel discussion on the ways in which they have or have not been able to incorporate their art into their presumably busy lives.

The program will culminate in a screening of the popular documentary film “Who Does She Think She Is,” by Academy Award Winner Pamela Tanner Boll. The film discusses the underrepresentation of women in the art world, and tells the stories of five women artists who each contend with this underrepresentation in different ways.

All events will be free and open to the public.

Please direct any questions from artists interested in participating in the program to Erin Fletcher, efletcher@cityofwhittier.org. Additionally, they can speak in person to Vivian Vellanoweth at the Central Library, or email her as well at vvellanoweth@cityofwhittier.org.

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WhittierArtists.com April 2010 Show at the Whittier Art Gallery

by Robin Schroeder 3. December 2009 04:40
Dear Whittier Artists, We have tenatively reserved the Whittier Art Gallery for the second annual WhittierArtists.com show in MAY of 2010. Please confirm your interest in participating in this show by emailing Robin Schroeder at robin@whittierartists.com. Then, those who wish to participate should also send a deposit of $20 to Pat at the Whittier Art Gallery to secure our reservation.
Cheers! Robin

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Casita del Pueblo's Calendar of Events, December 2009

by Robin Schroeder 1. December 2009 05:11
Casita del Pueblo's Calendar of Events



Friday, December 4, 2009
ILAMENTS Workshop: 5-9pm
Lisa Rocha visits Casita Del Pueblo.....design your own unique jewelry piece for you or that special person in your life!
*First 25 people to RSVP receive a goody bag.

*Double Rewards Points

Saturday, December 5, 2009
Delilah Coban Boutique/Workshop: 12-3pm
Come and design your charm bracelet with Delilah!
*Bring a friend you receive 10% off selected items.
*Double Reward Points

December 6th & 10th, 2009
Tamale Workshop: (Thursday: 6-9pm)
10 pound package= $45.00
5 pound package= $25.00
*Includes corn husks (ojas), filling (chicken or beef) and corn meal (maza). Space is limited so hurry and RSVP...$5.00 per person.
*First 25 people to RSVP get 15% off of entire store (excluding artwork)

Friday, December 11, 2009
Cynthia Morehouse Trunk Show: (6-9pm)
*First 25 people to RSVP receive a raffle ticket to possibly win a FREE gift from designer.
*Double Rewards Points

Saturday, December 12, 2009
Art Exhibition: "Amor Sagrado: Sacred Love"
Opening Reception: 6-10pm
Receive raffle ticket for a chance to win Free prize when you purchase $20.00 or more!

December 13th & 19th, 2009
Stocking Stuffer Workshop
*Make your own unique holiday ornament, frame and card for only $10.00...great gifts for the family!
*Double Rewards Points

Sunday, December 13, 2009
Teacher Appreciation Day!
Teachers receive 15% off all merchandise in entire store!

Casita del Pueblo
6738 Greenleaf Ave.
Whittier, CA 90601
562-693-2844

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