About: I am a self taught artist who is inspired by the allure of the natural world, and by the yearnings of the spirit on the creative path. I believe there is beauty, love and magic all around us and I hope to share that wonder.
About: NIAD Art Center is a gallery and art studio in Richmond, CA that supports more than 70 artists with disabilities in our virtual studio and 23rd Street space. Frequently remarkable, surprising, and engaging, work by NIAD artists garners attention from the contemporary art world on a global scale. Each work created at NIAD is an original piece of contemporary art that tells an individual story from the perspective of an artist with disabilities. In our Studios and Galleries, NIAD artists develop a sense of pride in their artistic abilities, connect with each other and with NIAD’s community of supporters, and earn an income from the sale of their work.
About: Art of the African Diaspora is the longest running event of its kind in the Bay Area. The showcase exhibition at Richmond Art Center features work by over 120 artists of African descent. Visit the Art of the African Diaspora table to meet participating artists in 2023 and learn about the upcoming event!
About: The City of Richmond is beginning a year-long planning process to guide the development of new public art and cultural arts programming for the Public Art Master Plan! Art Builds Community will be at the Holiday Arts Festival to hear from you how we can shape and invest in the future of public art and cultural arts programming in Richmond.
About: I started making little decorated pill boxes for friends and family who traveled with medications. Everyone who saw them wanted one, so my side hustle was born! Using a millefiori caning technique, each polymer clay design is unique and eye-catching.
About: I am a watercolorist painter from Oakland! I specialize in botanical illustration and I sell a line of paper products featuring my paintings. I also teach watercolor classes and offer team building workshops in addition to accepting commissions.
About: I am excited to be participating in this year’s Richmond Art Center’s holiday craft fair. I hope you get a chance to check out my website patriciatostensonjewelry.com. I will be bringing my newest one of a kind pieces and look forward to seeing you.