East Bay Open Studios Artist: Tina Kraft

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Tina Kraft

Tina Kraft grew up in a rural town near Cleveland, Ohio where she started drawing and painting at an early age. She has spent the last three decades on South Florida’s eastern coast, painting the native landscape. She recently completed her MFA at the New York Studio School.

Tina will be exhibiting her…

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Julia Nelson-Gal

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Julia Nelson-Gal

We are very pleased to be showing the work of Julia Nelson-Gal during East Bay Open Studios. Her Mythology Art History series commingles art historical icons from many cultures with elements of nature creating surreal, fanciful characters.

View more of her work on her website,www.julianelsongal.com, and during East Bay Open Studios…

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Sonia Sinton

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Sonia Sinton

Sonia Sinton’s work focuses on the juxtaposition of soft and hard and chaos and order, by mixing steel with feminine colorful fibers to create complex structures and surfaces.   View Sonia’s work on her website, soniasinton.blogspot.com, and during East Bay Open Studios at Norton Factory in Oakland June 7-8 and 14-15,…

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Laurie Close

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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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Genevieve McClendon

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Genevieve McClendon

Artist Genevieve McClendon’s goal  is to create a space in which an experience of energetic flow, creative magic and vibration can be translated into a meditation of the heart and be shared.

View Genevieve’s work in-person during East Bay Open Studios at Norton Factory June 7-8 and 14-15, 11 a.m. to noon daily…

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Frank Ramsay

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Frank Ramsay

Obelisk, Frank Ramsay

Most of Frank Ramsay’s work are one-of-a-kind pieces. They are influenced by Chinese and Japanese design along with more traditional English work. He is fascinated by the intricacies of Chinese joinery and enjoys working on projects that show the beauty of real wood while at the same time incorporating curves…

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Joseph Robinson

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Joseph Robinson

Joseph Robinson is an artist who likes to find the beauty in normal things.   He  uses only emotion to color his black and white photographs.  From candid people photos, to flora, to landscape images, he attempts to elevate the mundane to the marvelous.

View Joseph’s work online at www.josephrobinsonarts.com and in-person at Norton Factory Studios June 7-8 and 14-15,…

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Pamela Mooney

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Pamela Mooney

Pamela Mooney’s beautiful and haunting portraits will be on display at Norton Factory during East Bay Open Studios.  Painted from photographs, Mooney’s paintings are a search for meaning within all the seemingly impossible constraints.

View Pamela’s work online at pmlamooney.com an in-person June 7-8 and 14-15 at Norton Factory Studios.

2014 East Bay Open Studios Artist: Kathy deRosas

2014 East Bay Open Studios Artist: Kathy deRosas

Don’t miss interdisciplinary artist Kathy deRosas’ delicate and beautiful installation “Formed Elements,” which will be on exhibit in the main hallway of Norton Factory during East Bay Open Studios, June 7-8 and 14-15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Learn more about Kathy and her work on her website, www.kathyderosas.com.

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Deborah Stenberg-Service

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Deborah Stenberg-Service

The unseen, the in-between, and the erosion of time are recurring themes in the work of Bay Area painter, Deborah Stenberg-Service. She draws inspiration from the post-industrial landscapes and neighborhoods that surround her Richmond studio where the effects of time and attrition have left their scars. Her current work comes from a desire…

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