Portola Art Gallery hosts plein art event on Nov. 5

by Linda Hubbard Gulker on November 2, 2011

Painting of Allied Arts by Mark Monsarrat

The Portola Art Gallery is hosting its third plein air paint-out and exhibit “Paint Allied Arts 2011 on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

More than 20 artists have been selected to join with artists of Portola Art Gallery to paint in the gardens of Allied Arts. The public is invited to watch the artists at work and stay for the afternoon exhibit, reception and awards presentation.

Artists have been invited to bring a dry painting to hang at the beginning of the day.  In the afternoon, the artists will add their wet paintings to the display. All displayed works will be available for sale.

Selected artists (and their cities of residence) are: Andrew Ballantyne (San Jose), Edwin Bertolet (Redwood City), Cathy Boyer (San Mateo), Erin Tajime Castelan (Palo Alto), Inna Cherneykina (Foster City), Catherine Fasciato (Concord), Denny Holland (Daly City), Carol Houghton (Mountain View), Jake Karmendy (Belmont), Susan Brott Lawson (Mountain View), Sergio Lopez (Santa Rosa), Mark Mertens (Castro Valley), Pat Park (Moss Beach), Sharon Chan Parodi (San Mateo), Shirley Prausa (Palo Alto), Julia Minger Seelos (Redwood City), Kathy Sharpe (Carmel), Lesley Underwood (San Jose), Susan Vandiver (Half Moon Bay), Pat Weiss (Stanford), Karen White (Palo Alto), David Yapp (San Francisco) and Tonya Zenin (Cupertino).

Participating Portola Art Gallery artists are Steve Curl, Marsha Heimbecker, Carolyn Jones, Mark Monsarrat (painting Allied Arts Fountain shown above), Jared Sines, Decker Walker, Alice Weil and Barbara von Haunalter.

For more information, contact Mary Stahl at art@marystahl.com. Portola Art Gallery is located in the Allied Arts Guild at 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park.

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