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Library Gallery: Paintings and Lace Tatting Demo by Yuka Yoshi

    The Lamorinda Arts Council presents Kath Balamuth and Lassie Colebourn’s paintings and lace tatting by Yuka Yoshi in the virtual and in-person...

Artist Grant Rusk’s Photography Draws Inspiration from Social Issues

(Courtesy of Grant L. Rusk) Grant Rusk’s Ambient Fence II reflects his locale as he investigates familiar places and surroundings.     The Lamorinda...

Library Gallery Features Lino Prints and Landscapes

(Courtesy of Mike Yashar)Wild Horses by Mike Yashar is an 18” x 24” pastel on paper on view at the gallery through...

COVID-19 Retrospective – 80 Inspired Artworks Escape Local Studios

(Courtesy of Ellen Reintjes) Ellen Reintjes has a series of paintings beginning with the title, “Name That Tune.” When you view Name That Tune ___+___...

Wilder Gallery: Sophie’s Lush Bouquets Highlight Elegant Floral Drawings

(Courtesy of Sophie Sanders)Sophie Sanders’ 13.5” x 10.5” pen and ink drawing, Flowers for My Mother, swirls and dances in a floral waltz that...

Wilder Gallery: Déjà Vu on the Wall – Paintings of Faraway...

(Courtesy of Janell Lumley)Janell Lumley’s theme for her virtual solo exhibit at the Art Gallery at Wilder, “Déj`a Vu on the Wall,” expresses...

Library Gallery: Reframing Aging, Peaceful Watercolors and Raku

(Courtesy of Karen Hildebrand) Karen Hildebrand uses botanicals straight out of her garden to create surface designs in her ceramics such as found on this...

Orinda Library Gallery Reopening: California Impressionism and Sailboats

Courtesy of Lisa Gunn)In Lisa Gunn’s Crockett House, composition and colors are deftly balanced on her 14” x 16” oil on board painting. The...

Wilder Gallery: Around the World in 12 Portraits

(Courtesy Of Annie Jacquemet)Annie Jacquemet receives photographs from her globetrotting husband, Michael Barrington, who works on humanitarian causes worldwide. She delights in painting portraits...

Wilder Gallery: In Memoriam, Heather Metcalf’s Abstracts

(Contributed Photo)The late Heather Metcalf (1944 – 2016) painted Where the Lilies Bloom, a 48” x 48” work of oil on wood as part...

Library Gallery: Seeking Nature’s Deep Calm in Tahoe

(Courtesy of Denise Nomura)Denise Nomura’s Stillness Runs Deep, a 12” x 16” giclée on fine art paper, evokes the deep calm within Lake Tahoe...

High School Visual Arts Showcase

(Elana O'Loskey, Photographer)Bird Show Case by Kate Lee, won the Best in Show award at the High School Visual Arts Competition in 2020.  ...

Wilder Gallery: In Memoriam of Heather Metcalf, A Life Lived in...

(Contributed Photo)An Anxious Gathering, the late Heather Metcalf’s 48” x 48” oil painting on wood, brings to mind a lively spirit dancer, cavorting in...

Art Gallery at Wilder: Visionary Folk Artist Leon Kennedy

(Leon Kennedy, Photographer)Leon Kennedy’s acrylic painting Veteran James introduces a former Navy man, whom Kennedy met on his walks around hometown Oakland. ...

Library Gallery: Honoring Educators who Mentor Artists

(Courtesy David Morritt)David Morritt, sculptor instructor at Orinda Intermediate School, built a curriculum by creating a series of projects around hand-building with clay to...

Library Gallery: Safari Photos of Rare African Animals

(Jeffrey Halliday, Photographer)Jeffrey Halliday snapped this African Darter (Anhinga rufa) photo while it was drying its 47” wingspan; it usually swims underwater with only its head...

Wilder Gallery: A New Year Awash in Vibrant Color

(Rashmi Rajesh, Photographer)Artist Rashmi Rajesh’s 28” x 22” oil painting, Perception, can be described as abstract Impressionism, because it suggests a point of view...

Wilder Gallery: “Epic Nature” Comes Alive

(Suzy Elsworth-Heithcock)“I was struck by the perfect egg shape of one of the rocks and made a play on words with the legendary great...

Gallery: Vibrant Color by The Glover Group

(Polly Ziolkowski )If you’ve ever journeyed to the wine country, Rutherford Vineyard Worker, a 14” x 18” oil painting by Polly Ziolkowski, will take...

Library Gallery: trAction Paintings, de Young Exhibitors and Wild Hats

(Elana O’Loskey, Photographer)Flamboyant hat maker Denise Goodman-Lachowsky, lives in Alameda and sports her Salute to Captain hat, made of felt, gold braid and sailing...

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