Artists

Originally set to close yesterday, Mitchell Johnson is extending his exhibit of paintings through Feb. 16. Hours are 11:30 am to 5:30 pm with the artist on hand to answer questions and talk about the paintings. Address is 883-1 Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park.

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Adults can paint like Pippin on Feb. 11 at Menlo Park Library

Art facilitator Christie Inocencio will help you capture the striking style of African-American folk art painter Horace Pippin at the Menlo Park Library on Feb. 11 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. This adult program is free, but space is limited. Register online. Horace Pippin was an esteemed artist known for his renderings of the African-American […]

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Yvonne Newhouse is featured artist at Portola Art Gallery in February

The Portola Art Gallery presents “Variations on a Theme,” an exhibition of watercolor paintings by Yvonne Newhouse. The exhibit highlights Yvonne’s ongoing exploration of painting a single subject using multiple approaches. She hopes to engage the viewer by interpreting each subject in new ways, both real and imagined. A reception for the artist will be […]

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Call for local women artists to be included in county art exhibit

The 15th Annual San Mateo County Women’s Art Show will be on exhibit at both the Caldwell Gallery on the main floor and the Community Gallery on the lower floor located at 400 County Center at the Redwood City Hall of Justice from March 4 to April 30. Hours for both galleries are 8:00 am. to […]

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Artist Mitchell Johnson’s paintings on display in downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park-based artist Mitchell Johnson is having his first gallery show in seven years. Titled Far Away, So Close: Selected Paintings 1988-2018, the collection includes 10 paintings that are headed to museums around the country and newer paintings that are for sale. “It’s a chance for people to understand how I got to this point,” […]

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Cartoon artist Daniel Heimbinder defines “Life as a Trophy”

Daniel Heimbinder’s body of work is an expression of the difference between truth and narrative. His work seeks to explore the way we as a society isolate ourselves. Stacked with symbolic contradictions, he mashes up memories of literature, follies, and fables in way that undermine and frustrate each other exposing the contradictions of our culture’s own […]

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Artist Linda Cosgrove defines contemporary surrealism with exhibit at Art Ventures Gallery in Menlo Park

It is said that “dead men tell no tales,” but Linda Cosgrove’s study of the Old Masters and their techniques has become the foundation for her art in carrying forward their tradition of fine detail, sense of light and touch that separates them from more contemporary applications. Linda Cosgrove arrived in San Francisco in 1976 […]

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Two artists showcased at Portola Art Gallery in December and January

From Dec. 1 to January 31, the Portola Art Gallery is presenting Artistic Journeys, a joint exhibition by Inna Cherneykina and Jan Prisco. The exhibition of oil and pastel paintings includes colorful still life and landscape scenes from the artists’ collections. Inna Cherneykina, of Foster City, is a painter and 3D game artist. Art for her […]

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Krista Skehan rediscovers painting, leading to show at CoffeeBar

Krista Skehan’s life has been a string of successes. Growing up in Lindenwood, she attended St. Francis High School, where she was on the boy’s golf team [there was no girl’s team] and acquired what she describes a “good foundation of water color techniques.” Off to Indiana University, she did an individualized major that in […]

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Adults create tin art at Belle Haven branch library on Dec. 1

Try your hand at the ancient metal technique of metal embossing! Art facilitator Christie Inocencio will provide all the materials you need to let your imagination soar at the Belle Haven branch of the Menlo Park Library on Dec. 1 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm Space for this adult program is limited. Please register in […]

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Portola Art Gallery celebrates 10+ years at Allied Arts Guild with afternoon of art, wine and music

To commemorate its 10+ years at the Allied Arts Guild, the Portola Art Gallery is hosting an afternoon of art, wine, and live music on Saturday, November 3, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Works of all the gallery’s artists will be featured. In addition, throughout the month of November, visitors will get a 10% discount […]

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