Life Drawing Sessions at the Whittier Art Gallery in November 2010

by Robin Schroeder 31. October 2010 22:44
Good Evening Drawing Enthusiasts,

The Whittier Art Association is hosting more life drawing sessions, the dates are November 5th, 12th, and the 26th if we have adequate sign-ups. The place is the Whittier Art Gallery at 8035 Painter Ave. Whittier, 90602 the gallery number is 562-698-8710 the gallery regular hours are Wed. - Sun. 12-5. The sessions will run from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. We will have a live model. The cost is $15 if you RSVP prior to the event day or $17 if you just show up. I can be contacted (John Williams) at cell 951-236-0862.

See you there!

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Dia de los Muertos Cultural Festival at Rose Hills, October 23, 2010

by Robin Schroeder 22. October 2010 20:17

Press Release from the Downey Patriot:

WHITTIER – In an event honoring loved ones who have passed away, Rose Hills Memorial Park will host the Dia de los Muertos Cultural Festival on Saturday from 12-5 p.m. at the SkyRose Chapel. Organizers hope the festival becomes an annual event to share the culture and traditions of Dia de los Muertos. The festival will feature an art exhibit, including featured artist Lalo Alcaraz, a nationally syndicated cartoonist who will be sharing some of his Dia de los Muertos-inspired artwork. There will be an arts and crafts area for children, with mini workshops and interactive activities with local artists; a food court with selections from local vendors, including some food trucks; a vendor area for arts and crafts; and a full program of performances and entertainment, including local folklorico dance groups and a performance by La Santa Cecilia. In addition, families will be creating their own altars for a community altar contest. For more information on the festival, call (562) 696-8196 or go to www.diadelosmuertos-rosehills.com. Read more: The Downey Patriot - Dia de los Muertos festival at cemetery

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Dia de los Muertos Collective Art Show, Casita del Pueblo, October 2010

by Robin Schroeder 19. October 2010 22:17

Casita del Pueblo is proud to Announce:
Dia de los Muertos Collective Art Show

Opening Reception:
Saturday, October 23
6:00pm - 10:00pm


Distinguished Artists
Face Painters
Community Altar
Traditional Foods
Raffles

Please save the date:
Sunday, October 24
11am - 5pm

5th Annual Dia de los Muertos
Art & Music Festival


For more info contact Casita del Pueblo
562.693.2844
http://casitadelpueblo.com
info@casitadelpueblo.com

Hope to see you here!
Yolanda García
Casita del Pueblo
6738 Greenleaf
Whittier, CA 90601

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Dennis McGonagle needs mural painters!

by Robin Schroeder 17. October 2010 05:28

Mural Painters needed for annual painting of Pickering Mural Some artistic experience nice but not required.
Sunday, October 24th, 9 A.M. to noon!


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Pictures from our WhittierArtists.com Show in Pomona, October 2010

by Robin Schroeder 13. October 2010 03:58

A big thanks to everyone that came out last weekend to our reception in Pomona. It was a great show, lots of energy, lots of beautiful artwork, great music and fun! Here are a few pictures! I also posted these on our facebook page...

Remember, the atrists demonstrations for this show will be TOMORROW, October 16th from noon-4pm! Need more information?

 












 Many thanks to Lisa Ruiz for all of her hard work organizing this show!! Photos by Shauna Smeltzer and Robin Schoeder

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WhittierArtists.com Divergent Perspectives Show - Announcing Live Entertainment!

by Robin Schroeder 6. October 2010 01:42

WhittierArtists.com is very proud to annouce the addition of live entertainment to the reception festivities on October 9th 6-10pm.
Pomona Space Gallery in the Pomona Arts Colony, 300 South Thomas Street, Pomona, CA
Need Directions or More Info? Click Here!

Holly & Friends
Painter, Singer and Songwriter
Holly's Music: http://www.myspace.com/hollyoverin
Holly's Artwork: http://www.whittierartists.com/hollyoverin





Holly Overin grew up surrounded by a culture of art and music. Her mother, a plein air painter, vowed to give her children “many strings to their bow”, as she put it. In school, Holly studied painting, film animation and sculpture. She now conducts private lessons, teaching the fundamentals of drawing and painting, a classical method her mother handed down. Ever since she was able to remember, she enjoyed making up songs first with piano and later with guitar when her sister taught her some basic chords. Singing and songwriting she did for fun. It was one part soul search and one part entertainment. Ten years ago, Holly realized the importance of this activity in her life and took up music with a new enthusiasm inspired by listening and meeting local musicians. Appropriately named ‘Greenleaf ’, this band of young but classically trained musicians showed her the way to turn over a ‘new leaf’. Holly began performing at open mics and coffee houses, entering a new phase of sharing her songs.

“I love the way these songs come in when I sit down with my guitar to practice coordinating fingers with strings. I hear the sounds and my life moves into equilibrium. A peaceful space of joy and wonder opens up for me and I hope for my friends and listeners who hear these melodies and messages I attempt to communicate, weave together and release in ever changing arrangements.”

Her plans for the future are to continue playing and performing when opportunities arise. The endeavor is a love which heals her and makes her glad she is alive.

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Dia de Los Muertos 2010 in Uptown Whittier

by Robin Schroeder 5. October 2010 22:37

A Friendly Reminder... Please save the date!
Casita del Pueblo & Uptown Association Proudly Presents:

5th Annual Día de los Muertos Art & Music Festival
Sunday, October 24 11am - 5pm



Day of Dead Costume Contest
Altar Making Contest
Classic Pin Up Contest
Mini Car Show
Arts & Crafts Area
Musical Performances
Local Food Vendors
and many Giveaways
Courtesy of Uptown Businesses!

For more info contact Casita del Pueblo
Casita del Pueblo
6738 Greenleaf
Whittier, CA 90601
562.693-2844
http://www.casitadelpueblo.com

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