Summer Bucket List: Art Class CHECK! | With Love… Issue 21
Summer Session is Here | An Update on Reopening RAC | Live Online Soon! | The Beginners Gallery | Job Opportunities
Summer Session is Here
Registration for Summer Session NOW OPEN
Classes for Adults! Paint Sketching Experiments, Figure Drawing from Photos, Beginner’s Sumi-e, and more!
Classes for Kids! Squishy Wonderful Clay!, Animals and Beyond, Unicorn Camp, and more!
And don’t forget, we have scholarships too!! Apply now.
Image: Artwork by Lauren Ari. Lauren is teaching Animals and Beyond! this summer for kids (K-3rd grade) to get to know their letters, shapes and numbers in fun and creative ways.
An Update on Reopening RAC
Richmond Art Center is going to sparkle!
“It’s happening! The gradual process of reopening Richmond Art Center will begin this summer. While the bulk of our classes and events remain online for now, plans are in place for a series of small on-site activities starting in July that will pilot our ability to open safely to the general public in early fall,” says RAC’s Executive Director José Rivera.
“The great news is, with dedicated funding from an anonymous donor, we are able to use this transition time to makeover some of our public spaces and galleries. RAC is going sparkle!”
Live Online Soon! Special Event
Flora, Family Ghosts + Resilient Correspondence
Three artists discuss the threads and themes of their work
Online Artists’ Talk: Thursday, June 10, 7-8pm PST
We hope you can join us for a special event bringing together three artists: Shari Arai DeBoer, Manon Wada, Irene Wibawa. While working in different media, scale and modes for investigation, the artists’ work is interconnected through their consideration of family stories, nature and resilience during these challenging times. Note: Due to an unexpected occurrence this event is now happening on Thursday, June 10, 7-8pm (it was previously scheduled for 5/27).
Image: Irene Wibawa, 2014-K, 2014, Baby food jar, Preiser™ figures, safety glass, sand, wood and plastic grid
The Beginners Gallery
We ❤️ Student Work
These beautiful drawings are by beginner students in Rebeca Garcia-Gonzalez’s online Fundamental Drawing class. Want to learn to draw like this? Sign up for Rebeca’s next beginners class starting Wednesday, June 2.
Staff selected to share these amazing works by students Jeanette, Judith, Lorna, and Susana. But there is so much more! Stay tuned for a ‘Call for Art’ coming soon as we feature student work in an online exhibition this summer.
Take the first step to start drawing…
Jobs Opportunities in the Arts
Curator (part-time), Richmond Art Center
Richmond Art Center is looking for a Curator! This part-time position will be responsible for a number of exhibitions as we plan to reopen our facility later this year.
Teaching Artists, Richmond Art Center
Richmond Art Center is looking teaching artists for in-person and online classes this fall. We offer arts education classes for adults, teens, kids and families. We are open to new class proposals in all/any visual media!
Art Researcher / Writers / Curator, City of Richmond
The City of Richmond is seeking art researchers/writers/curators to document public art in Richmond. This documentation will require site visits to procure or confirm rough measurements, materials used, assess the current condition or maintenance needs, and take photographs. Fee: $10,000
Facilitator, Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County
The Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County is seeking a professional to facilitate two community workshops and complete an Arts and Culture Prospectus of Contra Costa County.
Top image: Nicole Mueller’s site specific installation, Thresholds, at Richmond Art Center, 2019. Photo by Bill Johnston Jr.
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