Posts Tagged ‘Norton Factory Studios’

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,, and during East Bay Open Studios…

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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,

2014 East Bay Open Studios Artist: Tricia Rissmann

Tricia Rissmann loves pushing the boundaries to explore the depths of her work. Tricia is passionate about developing her work and growing as an artist, eventually producing work that she hopes will move others. In the end she believes in staying true to what inspires  her and the desire to always remain…

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2014 East Bay Open Studios Artist: Kelly DeFayette

Kelly DeFayette is a Bay Area colorist who works on wood panels with a high gloss finish. Shapes vary from the traditional to irregular and tessellating polygons. The shape of the panel informs the materials used, with taped angles and lines spray painted on, to acrylic and graphite gestural tangles. Color…

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Welcome Artist Anna Valdez!

This month we are excited to welcome artist Anna Valdez to Norton Factory Studios. As a visual artist with an academic background in archaeology, socio-cultural anthropology and video, Anna views artists as cultural producers. In her work, she attempts to combine these practices into a specific cultural investigation that operates…

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Happy first birthday to Norton Factory! Join us this Saturday and celebrate with cocktails and Bocce

Cupcakes & Cocktails

February 15th from 6 to 8 p.m.
Happy first birthday to Norton Factory! It’s been a big year and we hope you will help us celebrate this Saturday, February 15th from 6 to 8 p.m.  Enjoy refreshments, art, music, and Bocce while touring the studios and meeting our talented artists.

Just what…

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Video About Norton Factory Studios!

We are very pleased to share this video about the who, the what, and the why behind our community.  It was a lot of fun to shoot and really captures the spirit of Norton Factory Studios. Enjoy!

Video by Nicholas Lea Bruno

Six new artist studios now available!

We are pleased to announce six new semi-private fine artist studios are available for rent beginning February 1.

These new studios range in size from 200 to 225 square feet and rent for $400 to $450 a month. All studios have plentiful natural light and access to a shared kitchenette. Rent…

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Winter Open Studios Guest Artist: Robin Dahlberg, Steelhead Studio

Steelhead Studio showcases select beads in earrings, necklaces, and bracelets in complimentary or unusual settings of simple elegance. Robin Dahlberg, owner and artist, has been making a wide variety of these one-of-kind and limited edition pieces for twenty years.

Visit Steelhead Studio online at and join us December 7th and 8th and…

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Winter Open Studios Artist – Kelly Defayette

Kelly Defayette was one of the first artists to join Norton Factory Studios this past spring!

Originally from the East Coast, Kelly DeFayette has been showing in the Bay Area for the past ten years. Ranging from brightly colored with a high gloss finish, to dark stains and matte surfaces, her…

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