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Kerry McGehee: Kerry McGehee received First Place in this year’s Tri-Valley Conservancy’s Annual Freeze Frame Photo Contest and they selected several images to be published in their 2015 calendar to travel in their upcoming year long tour. Also, Kaiser Permanente has purchased several landscape photographs for their hospital buildings in Pleasanton. Congratulations!
Susan Hersch: Susan Hersch won a 3rd place award in the Graphics Division for a pastel landscape in San Leandro Art Association’s 55th Annual Festival of Fine Art at the Casa Peralta.
Larry Berger: Larry Berger had 3 pieces of his Green Art Furniture in the Marin Country Fair and took a 2nd for art chair, a 1st for yardstick table, and a Best of Show 3D for his Boat cabinet. www.intothewoodsstudio.com
Alameda County Fair:
- Best of Show & Best of Class: Oil - Gabrielle Gutierrez.
- Best of Class: Print - Karen Barry
- Best of Class: Pastel - Christine Bourg
- Fair Theme Award - Diane Rodriguez
- California State Parks Award: 1st - Norma Webb, 3rd - David Casterson.
- Silver Awards: Acrylic - Gabrielle Guiterrez. Watercolor - Lawrence Gipson. Oil - Norma Webb. Watercolor - Marianne Foote.
- Honorable Mentions: Acrylic - Anna Instenes. Drawing: Oil - Barbara Stanton. Oil - David Casterson. Glass, Karen Milelli. Wood - David Goosman.
- Best of Class - Barbara Mallon
- Silver - Ron Rigge
- Honorable Mentions - Marc Davis, Barbara Mallon, and Chuck McGregor
Plein Air Competition
- 2nd Prize went to Mahesh Baishya.
- Fine Arts
- Art Display Sale For Sale: Custom Made Flat File/Mat Holder; 3 moveable wood sections. Excellent condition! The 2 flat files can be stacked. 46” W x 45” H x 32 ½” D. Ten shelves 4 ½” deep. 4 are removable. Mat/frame holder, 27 ½” W x 45” H x 32 ½” D (6 partitions). Price $250. Willing to negotiate. If interested, contact Bea O’Brien at email@example.com
Artist’s Working Spaces Available Private studio available at the Bothwell Art Center’s main site at 2466 8th Street. One open working space and one semi-private space at the Downtown Art Studios at 62 So. L Street. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details or an appointment.
Articles and Talks
Barbara Stanton's Historic Mural
Learn more about Barbara Stanton's historic
mural. Read about it in an Independent newspaper
Bud Donaldson News Article
Bud Donalson is recipient of the Jeffeson Award. See
the complete video at