March News and Events

Upcoming Norton Artist Shows

Anthony May
HANG ART Gallery
San Francisco, CA
Artist Reception:
March 4th, 3 – 5 p.m.
Exhibition: March 1 to 15

Aynur Girgin
Open Studios
1890 Bryant Street # 210
San Francisco, CA
Exhibition Dates: 4/1 – 2
Preview Party: March 31st

Rachel Sager
48 Pillars
Arc Studios & Gallery
San Francisco, CA
Opening Reception:
March 11th, 7 – 9 p.m.
Exhibition: 3/11 – 4/15


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Winter Open Studios this Saturday!

This Saturday, December 3, 2016
Come enjoy art, music and a food truck at Norton Factory Studios annual winter open studios.

12 – 19 p.m. Studios open
6 – 9 p.m. Party time! Music, food truck, and cheer

Our event is held in conjunction with the 11th Annual Jingletown Winter Open Studios. The annual winter open studio event…

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East Bay Open Studios 2016

Norton Factory Open Studios 2016

June 11-12, 2016 | 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Preview Reception

Saturday, June 12th | 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.


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April 18, 2016  |  East Bay Open Studios, Events  |  No Comments

1-Day Alla Prima Portrait Painting Workshop with Elizabeth Zanzinger

Date: Saturday, August 29th
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Workshop Fee: $140
Location: Norton Factory Studios

Register Online

Attend this affordable alla prima intensive to learn and explore new ways of drawing and observing the live model.

Elizabeth Zanzinger has spent years training in academic realism and wants to share some of the exciting painting concepts she has…

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2015 East Bay Open Studios Artist: Laurie Close

Laurie Close’s work investigates notions of depth and space on the painted surface. There is a dependency on opposing positions finding the right balance, a struggle between order and chaos. Hard edges and flat space is met with atmospheric illusion. By challenging the visual structure tension is created. Uncertainty is…

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2015 Open Studios Guest Artist: Sean Kim

Sean Kim’s paintings are a record of impulses that reflect the continually evolving moment.  Each canvas displays an act of faith and committment to particular feelings as they arise, either through images, memories, or gestures, and that are slowly built up in layers over a period of time.  Like diary…

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2015 Summer Art Camp

Norton Factory Studios Art Camp offers a week of art and fun for kids ages 7 -11. The camp culminates in an art show and reception featuring the campers’ work on Friday, July 17. Five professional teachers and two art assistants will provide your children with an amazing art experience!


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Announcing Norton Factory Winter Open Studios

Join us Saturday, December 6th, from 4 to 9 p.m.
View the studios of our 24 resident artists, listen to live jazz, and enjoy a pint from Ale Industries!

We will are also excited to announce our first exhibition, PLUS or MINUS, in our gallery.
Norton Factory Exhibiting Artists
Kanna Aoki

Janet Bartlett Goodman

Bar Davi

Heather Day


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July Artist Showcase at Jingletown Jazz Room at Ale Industries

Join us Saturday, July 19th from 12 to 10 p.m. at our next door neighbors Jingletown Jazz Room at Ale Industries for their first Artist Showcase featuring 5 Norton Factory Artists. Ale Industries will be giving tours of their new Fruitvale Fermentation Factory, which includes 16oz samples of our freshly brewed bio-energy beers straight…

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Jess Wainer

Norton Factory resident artist Jess Wainer will have her studio open this Saturday from 12 to 3 p.m. as part of the final weekend of East Bay Open Studios at Norton Factory.

Jess Wainer’s work combines sculpture, painting and drawing to captivate and challenge viewers. She uses the contours and expressions…

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