WhittierArtists.com welcomes Wendy Casalicchio!!

by Robin Schroeder 28. April 2010 07:13

Drum roll please...
WhittierArtists.com is very excited to welcome a new member!
Wendy Casalicchio

Wendy grew up in Whittier and earned a BA in fine arts with an emphasis on 3-D design focusing on metalwork at Cal State Long Beach. She does amazing work in all kinds of media, including various metals,embroidery and pencil illustration. You have to check out her site!

Train Yard Inhabitants Cigarette and La Pistola After the Rescue

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Paul Jackson Watercolor Workshop

by Robin Schroeder 25. April 2010 22:46

American watercolorist, Paul Jackson, will be teaching a workshop in Long Beach, CA, July 16-18.

Paul teaches dozens of workshops every year -- this will be his first in Long Beach. The subject matter will be a dramatic landscape. Jackson’s artwork has been on the cover of the Artist’s magazine four times in recent years. Other media featuring Jackson ’s work include: American Artist, Watercolor magazine, Watercolor Magic, Watercolor Artist, Forbes Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, NPR, CBS News, The Baltimore Sun, The St Louis Post, The Kansas City Star, and TWA’s Ambassador Magazine. Workshop Coordinator, Debbie Lewis, who grew up in Whittier, will be hosting Paul and his wife Marla, during their three-day stay in Long Beach.

Click here for more details
Paul Jackson's website: http://www.pauljackson.com
Please email Debbie Lewis for more info or to register: debbieellen.lewis@gmail.com

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Art Workshops

The Phantom City Mural by Dennis McGonagle & Friends

by Robin Schroeder 21. April 2010 18:05

Dennis McGonagle and his partner, Tyler Kinnaman, have completed a mural, a 300 square foot scene of Broadway Lights on the stage of the Fairgrove Academy Auditorium in La Puente, California. The mural was commissioned by the school's principal, Penny Fraumeini, who wanted a backdrop for the school's upcoming play, Broadway Lights.

Phantom City Mural

More pictures of the Phantom City Mural!

Visit Dennis McGonagle's Website

Visit The Fairgrove Academy Website

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Casita del Pueblo: Día de los Niños Celebration and Art Exhibition

by Robin Schroeder 16. April 2010 05:04

Casita del Pueblo Presents
Día de los Niños Celebration and Art Exhibition
Opening Celebration Saturday, April 24, 2010 Noon to 6:00pm

Casita del Pueblo
6738 Greenleaf Ave.
Whittier, CA 90601

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Show Announcements

New Work by Vicki Schramm!

by Robin Schroeder 12. April 2010 05:52

Please visit the site and check out Vicki Schramm's new work!

For More Information, visit Vicki Schramm's page in WhittierArtists.com

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Art Quilters as Story Tellers at the Shannon Center Lobby Gallery

by Robin Schroeder 9. April 2010 07:12

Presented by the SHannon Center Lobby Gallery:
Art Quilters as Story Tellers
Artist Reception: April 20, 2010 7-9pm
Gallery Talk: April 20, 2010 8pm
Exhibition Runs: March 29th - May 28

Writers use words to tell stories, composers use notes and painters use paints. Art Quilters use a variety of textiles. In this exhibit, six contemporary fiber artists tell their stories with their own discrete collections and written narratives.
The fiber artists and their collections include:
Cynthia Catlin - "Continuing the Legacy"
Joanell Connolly - "MI SUMC MAMA"
Rose Hughes - "Travels of an Itinerant Quilter"
Jeanette I. Kelly - "Tell it again..."
Cindy Rinne - "Visual Journal"
Terry Waldron - "Inspiration"

Shannon Center Lobby Gallery
6760 Painter Ave., Whittier, CA 90601
Exhibition Hours: Monday - Friday 11am - 4pm

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Show Announcements

Rock the Era for April 2010

by Robin Schroeder 4. April 2010 00:35

Next event for Rock the Era:
Sunday, April 11th: Victory over Violence Open House & Rock the Era
Address: East LA Buddhist Centre 747, Del Valle Ave, La Puente, CA 91744
Time: 10AM – 4PM

Dennis McGonagle will paint and direct a seven foot by forty foot mural on a two walls in the East Los Angeles Community Center in La Puente. The mural will be painted during a Victory Over Violence Open House at the Community Center.

"I will begin preparing the walls, (five and one-half foot wall in front of a seven foot wall.), on Saturday, April 3rd. My crew of volunteers and I will prepare the wall with a toned underpainting. Then, I will then snap a grid on the wall and transfer the line drawing to the surface of the mural. That way, I can direct the painting of the design using premixed jars of color.
1000 people are expected at the festival and any and all are invited to help work on the wall.
Independent film star Doobie McDonald will assist with the mural.
The mural will celebrate the goal of Victory Over Violence. It will feature strong color contrast in a composition that features abstract and realistic elements." - Dennis McGonagle

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Art Sessions

Bluebird Arthouse, March 2010

by Robin Schroeder 3. April 2010 07:00

April 10th, 2010
Reception: April 10th, 5 – 10 p.m
Runs: April 10th to May 1st, 2010
Artists: michael lemus-fletchall, lalo alcaraz, sergio robleto

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