Friday, January 31, 2014

February/March Guest Show - "Discovery"

You're invited to stop by the gallery between February 6 and March 29 to enjoy the latest exhibit of guest artwork on display. We will host a free artists reception on Saturday, February 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. to honor the artists and their work.

Entries have been made in a wide variety of media including acrylic, collage, oil, photography, and mixed-media sculpture.

Mark your calendars now.

Mixed Media Sculpture Entry by Sam Hingston

Encaustic Demo By Pam Nichols On February 16

What is an encaustic painting? What does it look like? Is this some new form of art? How durable is it? How do you care for it?

To learn more about the encaustic painting process, you'll want to attend the demo on Sunday, February 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. This is Pam Nichols' favorite medium and she understands and manipulates it very well. She'll answer these questions and more while she paints right before your eyes.

The demo is free and is part of Art On Broadway's monthly series of demonstrations by our member artists. We invite you to join us!

Encaustic Painting, "Settled,"  by Pam Nichols

Paint With An Artist Continues

We had our first "Paint With An Artist" event in January with three novice painters happy with the results of their experience. Linda, Anna, and Karen each selected a different painting by a famous artist to use as a reference. They brought their enthusiasm and I provided the materials and guidance to help them complete a painting in a single three-hour session. Linda chose a landscape by Wolf Kahn, Anna chose a Georgia O'Keefe image, and Karen worked from a still life by Paul Cezanne. Each one made some changes to the reference artwork, drew the basic lines of the composition onto their canvases, set up their palettes and began mixing paint. Little by little, the images came to life.

If you and your friends would like an opportunity to paint a "masterpiece" for your home or office, call me at 503.477.0489 and schedule a session. Sip some wine and dip into the paints. You'll discover the artist within you. Cost is $48 per person.

"Art On Broadway offers a unique experience for those who would like to learn to paint. My friend and I took a class with Donna Sanson who taught us how to take a famous artist's work for inspiration and create our own masterpiece. Three hours flew by and we had a wonderful time exploring our creative side. I look forward to taking another class with Donna." ...Linda Dickerson

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

"Paint With An Artist" - New Event @ Art On Broadway

Starting in January, Donna Sanson will offer an opportunity to schedule a time for you and your friends or family members to create your very own original acrylic painting.

If you love art and have always wanted to try your hand at painting, this is the chance you've been waiting for.

Donna will supply all the materials along with her experience as an artist to guide you through the steps necessary to complete a finished painting in one sitting. You can choose from Vincent Van Gogh's famous portrait of his "Chair with Pipe," or Paul Cezanne's "Still Life with Peppermint Bottle."

Vincent's Chair with His Pipe

Call today to reserve a time slot.  Gallery phone: 503.601.3300. Donna's Cell Phone: 503.477.0489.

Terms follow:
  • Must be 21 or older.
  • Designed for groups of 6 to 8 adults.
  • $48/person (paid in advance - no refunds on cancellations)
  • Canvases and use of acrylic paint and brushes included.
  • Refreshments included.
  • 2.5 to 3 hour time frame.
Donna is a Partner in Art On Broadway and one of its twenty featured artists. She has taught drawing and painting on and off over the years at her personal studio and through the Fremont Adult School Enrichment Classes.

January's Demo - Beaded Bracelets with Bert Cohen

Bert's Boxes of Beautiful Beads
Join Bert Cohen on Sunday, January 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. for our first artist demo of 2014. This demo offers a free hands-on activity when guests can create their own beaded bracelet from Bert's collection of materials.
Bert will guide you in selecting beads to create a unique and personal design. No reservations necessary. 

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Art On Broadway Welcomes In a New Year

"Downstream," Oil on Canvas by Thomas Eldridge
Open the door to Art On Broadway in January and you will be greeted by this image. It is part of our "Winter Group Show" at the gallery which will continue through February 1.
Our members' work is featured throughout the gallery in January since we are not hosting a guest show this month. In addition to Thomas' oil painting, you can enjoy the following artworks in person. Art On Broadway is open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please stop by and enjoy the works by our 20 local artists.
Wooden Sculpture Box by Peggy Harkins
Enamel Earrings by Bert Cohen
"View From Cooper Mountain," Oil by Gretha Lindwood
"Silver & Nectarines," Oil by Linda Baker