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April 2019

Here is the Sea Artists’ Talk

Saturday, April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Join us for a gallery walk-through and talk with artists featured in Here is the Sea. Here is the Sea brings together artworks that use the ocean and its coasts as a site for investigating the fraught relationship between humans and nature. Richmond is a city with thirty-two miles of shoreline, and through this exhibition visitors to the Richmond Art Center are invited to reflect on what is at stake and what has already been lost in our local maritime environment.…

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Faces Without Noses Artist’s Talk

Saturday, April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Join us for an artist's talk with M. Louise Stanley in conjunction with her solo show, Faces Without Noses. For over fifty years, Emeryville artist M. Louise Stanley’s large scale paintings have roamed across themes of classical myths, feminism, art history, travel and current politics. An anchor for Stanley’s formidable creative output is her sketchbooks. As she says, “Sketchbooks are a major part of my process, they define my compulsions!” Faces Without Noses presents a survey of Stanley’s sketchbooks, capturing…

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Party Richmond!

Saturday, April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Tickets on sale now for Party Richmond! Richmond Art Center's 2nd Annual Awards and Fundraising Event Saturday, April 13, 5:30 to 9:00 pm Drinks & Dinner Hors d'Oeuvres, Awards, Live Auction, Music Tickets: Early bird (by March 15): $55/$50 members After March 15: $60/$55 members $65 at the door       For information about becoming a sponsor of this event, please contact Catherine Millar, Director of Development 510.620.6780 | catherine@richmondartcenter.org Image: Hilda Robinson, Here Stands the Blue Bird, 2017, Oil pastel…

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Reception for the 54th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show

Tuesday, April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Join us for a reception to celebrate the 54th Annual WCCUSD Student Art Show. Every spring the Richmond Art Center partners with the West Contra Costa Unified School District to present the annual WCCUSD Student Art Show. This teacher-curated show represents the wealth of student artistic talent in the district, as well as best practices in delivering an art-based curriculum. The Richmond Art Center and WCCUSD share an ongoing vision that art education is a crucial component of a thriving and…

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Workshop: Inventing a Narrative

Saturday, April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Inventing a Narrative - Lulu's Postcard Collection Comes to the Rescue In this workshop Faces Without Noses artist M. Louise Stanley will share her sketchbook and ideas development process, then lead students through an exercise to create their own narrative-driven artwork. Stanley's extensive postcard collection will be a guide as students learn how to develop a visual laboratory for inventing a narrative. The Richmond Art Center will supply basic materials or students can bring their own. Recommended media: pencil, oil…

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May 2019

Reception for Siempre Estaré A Tu Lado

Saturday, May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Ave
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Jennifer Lugris‘ paintings explore identity in terms of fault lines, fissures and pressure points. Lugris grew up in a house where asado was eaten with kimchi, and where dinner conversations seamlessly shifted from English to Spanish to Korean. As a first-generation American, born of immigrants with roots in North Korea, South Korea, Argentina, Spain and Uruguay, Lugris has a tremendous appreciation for the opportunities she has seized. She expresses this through paintings that capture moments, people and things from her…

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