Artists

Miquel Aymerich, originally from Barcelona, Spain, and now a Bay Area resident, is an architect — and artist by heart. His watercolor paintings of the buildings and churches he’s encountered while traveling in Europe and Latin America are beautifully detailed. The Stanford University campus water color he has painted can be viewed at Marcela’s Village Gallery in downtown Menlo Park through December 2.

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Two artists artists featured at Portola Art Gallery in November and December

The Portola Art Gallery in Menlo Park presents “Collusion,”  a joint exhibition by Inna Cherneykina and Marina Goldberg. The exhibition of oil and watercolor paintings includes colorful landscape, cityscape, and still life scenes from the artists’ collections. Inna Cherneykina is a painter and 3D game artist. Art for her is an exploration of the intricate […]

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Artist Ian Ruhter brings his Color Field project to Art Ventures Gallery

Ian Ruhter’s Color Field project, now on display at Art Ventures Gallery takes viewers on a visual and emotional excursion accessing subconscious memories and thoughts. Ruhter’s unique technique combining the visualization of the negative state of the image with the subtractive color process alters the way the brain sees and interprets these images, relying on […]

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Ryan Carrington’s art and sculptures are featured exhibit at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park

Ryan Carrington’s art and sculptures showcasing patriotism are on display at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park through October 27. From Grandma’s Apple Pie to an American Flag created from carpenter’s pants, suits, collared shirts and neckties, Carrington captures the spirit of grassroots Americana . Carrington grew up in a family that values labor, hard […]

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Kids make the most of inaugural We Art the Willows

The inaugural We Art the Willows event, taking place at the corner of Menalto and Gilbert in Menlo Park’s Willow neighborhood today, promised “fun activities for the kids,” and the verdict of some youthful attendees was thumbs up! One group of young people was selling used books to raise funds for future events. The art […]

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“We Art the Willows” is inaugural neighorbood fair set for this Saturday

“We Art the Willows” may be taking place in the Willows at the corner of Gilbert and Menalto on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, but all of Menlo Park is invited to attend this inaugural neighborhood fair. Willows resident Ann Ryals, who paints and also does ceramics, is one of the […]

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Catching up with artists at the Atherton Arts Foundation exhibit

We stopped by Atherton Arts Foundation exhibit today in the Jennings Pavilion at Holbrook Palmer Park today and visited with a number of artists we’ve profiled on InMenlo. Elaine McCreight (pictured) said she’s working with cold wax increasingly and, thanks to a recent workshop, is experimenting with using a squeegee rather than a brush. Alice […]

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 “Seascapes and Landscapes in Pastel” is featured exhibit at Portola Art Galley in September

“Seascapes and Landscapes in Pastel,” pastel paintings by artist Jan Prisco, is the featured exhibit at Portola Art Galley this September. A reception for the artist will take place on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Known for her vibrant, colorful paintings of local scenes, Jan paints at locations that range from the […]

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22 large-scale paintings by Mitchell Johnson on display at 555 California St. in San Francisco

An exhibit of 22 large-scale paintings by Menlo Park artist Mitchell Johnson (pictured above) are on display in the Plaza Gallery of 555 California St., San Francisco, through October 25, 2019. The exhibit includes cityscapes of San Francisco and New York, icebergs from Newfoundland, large abstract paintings and compositions from New England. Mitchell’s color- and […]

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Big John the chainsaw artist has three German Shepherd admirers

Menlo Park resident Allison Blank is part of a German Shepherd dog walking group. Yesterday they stopped for a visit with chainsaw wood carver Big John Mahoney, and the dogs – Shasta, Dodger and Addie – made themselves at home. The complete story about Big John’s two carved benches near the Menlo Park Library was […]

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Big John Mahoney turns redwood logs into story time benches at Menlo Park Library

Chainsaw artist Big John Mahoney of Street Tree Revival has been busy this week carving new story time benches near the Menlo Park Library.  The redwood logs were reclaimed from the trees cut down at the corner of Ravenswood and El Camino, an action that sparked controversy earlier this year. The two benches will form an […]

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