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September 2014

Fall Classes Begin

Tuesday, September 2
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Fall 2014 session of classes and workshops begin.

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$190

Tools for Moving Metal

Saturday, September 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tools for Moving Metal, Day 2
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Learn to make your own tools for chasing and repoussé during this two-day workshop on September 6 & 7 with Shelly Cournoyer. Create your own set of hardened and tempered steel tools as well as Delron (hard plastic) tools in order to attend the Moving Metal class. All levels welcome. Materials fee of $40 – $50 due to instructor on first day. Please enroll at least one week before class. Register online

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$30

Beads, Marbles & More — Give it a try!

Thursday, September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Try your hand at beads, glass and flame in this one-day ‘make & take’ workshop with glass-master Ralph McCaskey. Register online.

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Fall Exhibitions Opening Reception

Saturday, September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Enjoy the work of emerging and established Bay Area artists at this reception for new exhibitions at the Richmond Art Center. “Closely Considered – Diebenkorn in Berkeley” featuring intimate works on paper by Richard Diebenkorn created during his Berkeley years (1953 – 1966); “Frank Lobdell: The Tamarind Prints” showcasing a series of prints created at the Tamarind Lithography Workshop in Los Angeles in 1966; “Luminous Space: Paintings by Tom Holland” featuring the abstract metalwork by this Bay Area artist; and…

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Richmond Art Center at Solano Avenue Stroll

Sunday, September 14 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Solano Ave & Ventura, Albany,
Solano Ave & Ventura, Albany, Albany, 94706
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We’re bringing art and art making to the East Bay’s largest street festival! The Solano Avenue Stroll is 26 blocks of free family fun on Solano Avenue in Berkeley and Albany. Enjoy entertainers, food, artists and more! Stop by our tent at Solano/Ventura for paper hat making and some DIY metal fold forming!

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$60

Ceramic Surface: Shenny’s World of Decals

Sunday, September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Welcome to instructor Shenny Cruces’ world where the fun begins after the piece has been glazed! Explore several decal techniques, including commercial open-stock decals, laser-printed decals and rice paper transfers. This will be a hands-on workshop; some test tiles will be provided. Please bring a variety of finished pieces with smooth glazed surfaces and two leather-hard pieces. Students will also be able to print their own sepia-toned decal—email your image to shenny@nulltherac.org at least one week prior to workshop. $5…

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$60

Immersion Quilting Workshop

Saturday, September 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Introduce yourself to quilting, hone your existing skills, pick up a new technique or take time to finish a project in a creative, supportive quilting space! Examples shown and support given by Fern Royce & Catherine Durand, two seasoned quilters. All levels welcome. Bring fabrics you want to use or the project you are working on. Register online.

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Richard Diebenkorn: The Long Regard

Sunday, September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Gretchen Grant, daughter of Richard Diebenkorn, and Kathan Brown, founder of Crown Point Press and printer and publisher of the artist’s significant work in intaglio, will talk about the long span of years watching Richard Diebenkorn at work and being engaged by his process. Kathan Brown’s documentary of Diebenkorn will also be screened.

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Richmond Art Center Board Meeting

Thursday, September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Members and the public are invited to attend our monthly Board meetings, unless an Executive Session is called. Meetings are held in the Resource Room at the Art Center. Learn more about our Board of Directors here. 5:30 pm

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Renee Bott: Printing With Diebenkorn

Sunday, September 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Join Renee Bott, co-founder of Paulson-Bott Press, for accounts of masterly pursuits in the printmaking studio as she shares stories of working with Richard Diebenkorn when she was at Crown Point Press.

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October 2014
$90

Home Screen Print Studio

Sunday, October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Joyce Shon will teach you the basics for setting up a cost-effective home screen print studio for small projects. Print cards, posters, T-shirts and more in a minimum of space with maximum fun. DIY and professional equipment will be covered along with screen-printing basics and creative problem solving. Wear old clothes. Bring an apron and lunch. Register online.

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$80

Thrown, Altered, Combed, Cut and Torn

Sunday, October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Jason Dunn will discuss and demonstrate creating simple thrown forms that can be transformed into sculptural vessels through paddling, combing, faceting, cutting and tearing. Both functional pottery and sculptural objects will be demonstrated using these techniques. Examples and discussion of how glazes and atmospheric firing techniques provide surfaces that work well with the types of forms and textures created in this one-day workshop. Register online.

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The Big Draw: Channeling Diebenkorn

Sunday, October 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Join a long line of participants from London’s Big Draw, the world’s largest celebration of drawing, across 30 countries. Bring your ranunculus, your eyeglasses, scissors and spoons as we build a still life connecting us across borders and time.

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$40

Striped and Stripped: Drawing Alongside Diebenkorn’s Model

Thursday, October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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With the images of Diebenkorn’s models all around us, be inspired and take an evening to draw, drink and reflect in this small drawing session from the model led by a former student of Richard Diebenkorn. Register online.

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$120

Relief Printmaking

Saturday, October 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Richmond Art Center,
2540 Bartlett Ave, Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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Explore the relief printmaking process with master printer Juan Fuentes. Learn various methods for carving and printing monocolor prints. Bring an idea, photo or drawing with you to translate into a linoleum print. Workshop includes a guided tour of the exhibition “Social Discourses: In Print” in our Community Gallery which features Juan’s work. View materials list and register online.

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Richmond, California 94804
510.620.6772

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