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Art Works Downtown

1337 4th St, San Rafael




Jun 08-Jul 27
There is a rich history in the Bay Area of art that is essentially storytelling. This exhibit is a look at what stories a broad range of artists are telling now. Artists: Katy Drury Anderson, Nancy Bardach, Gerald Barnes, William Binzen, Linda Lee Boyd, Kay Bradner, Mary DeShaw, Wyn Di Stefano, Myra Eastman, Joeann Edmonds-Matthew, Abigail Lee Goldberger, Paul Goldman, Karl Hauser, Eric Kelly, James Lammers, Shirley Manfredi, Heather McFarlin, Donna Mossholder, Irina Mukhacheva, Roz Ritter, Karen Robinson, Noel Ryan, Gil Sambrano, Mary Shaw, Jen Solomon, Rose Steiner, Claudia Tarantino, Vaidis Valaitis, Judith Williams Juror: Kay Bradner. Receptions: Fri, Jun 8, 5-8pm, Fri, Jul 13, 5-8pm.

Rosario Sapienza: ...the eye of the beholder...
Jul 13-Aug 04
Well traveled through 49 states, several Canadian Provinces, Mexico, Caribbean, Italy, and Sicily. As a trained artist in several media since adolescence, Rosario applies his ''eye'' to be on the lookout for beauty reflected in the opportunity for composition, lighting, and subject interest, in photographing what he sees as ''beauty''. His ''eye'' has photographed scenics, architecture, ''automobilia'', and other expressions of ''art'' as ''beauty''. Reception: Fri, Jul 13, 5-8pm.

Nini Lion: Energy Uncovered: Paintings and Sculpture
Jul 13-Aug 04
Nini Lion's abstract paintings are based on life drawings seen through the lens of color, line, and texture. Nini's sculptures continue this exploration of figuration, suggesting something elemental, open to multiple interpretations. Opening Reception: Fri, Jul 13, 5-8pm.

Jenny Snodgrass: Summertime
Jul 13-Aug 04
Summertime features paintings inspired by trips to Hawaii, local beaches and gardens. As a fine-art painter since 2008, Jenny brings her fashion background and textile influences to the canvas. Opening Reception: Fri, Jul 13, 5-8pm.