Virtual “Meet the Artists” at Christian Ehrhorn Fine Arts Gallery

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(Karen Frey)
Karen Frey’s Kitchen Window Glass-Reflection, a 30” x 46” watercolor, captures light as it shimmers and shimmies through reflected glass in rainbow colors.

    On Dec. 12, at 5 p.m., try something new: Meet artists Christian Ehrhorn and Peeta Tinay of Orinda, Karen Frey of Oakland and Aaron Webb of Petaluma at their online opening hosted by Christian Ehrhorn Fine Arts Gallery. Visit www.christianehrhornfineart.com to obtain the link for this event. The new exhibit, entitled “Arrivals,” offers a variety of artwork, including oil paintings, basket weaving, watercolors and encaustic paintings.
    Tinay, a basket weaver, creates large scale baskets unique in size and multi-color finishes. Her bold constructions are often dyed, weathered and wax-finished, resulting in stunning pieces to be used and displayed. Visit www.tinaystudio.com to learn more.
    Webb, a Navy Veteran and visual artist, creates deep, meaningful paintings utilizing dyes, paint, cold wax and texturing elements such as salt. He explores different materials to process personal experiences, emotional responses and surviving trauma. See www.aaronwebbstudio.com for more of his work.
    Ehrhorn’s recent work explores depictions of place through the often fragmented and hazy residuals of memory. His oil paintings prompt viewers to recognize their own experiences while hunting for figurative elements within his paintings.
    Karen Frey works in watercolor and encaustic – a process using beeswax and pigments on birch panels. Her masterful paintings in both mediums depict intimate still life moments, sweeping landscapes and bustling urban scenes. Keep up with Frey at www.karenfrey.com.
    Visit the gallery at 39 Moraga Way in Orinda Wed. – Sat. from 12 – 4 p.m., call 510.703.7020, email them at cafefinearts@gmail.com or visit http://www.christianehrhornfineart.com. All COVID-19 precautions are observed; wear a face mask; maintain social distancing by keeping at least 6 feet apart; hand sanitizer available for gallery guests.

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