Posts Tagged ‘Oakland’
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 kannaaoki.com
Janet Bartlett Goodman Janetbartlettgoodman.com
Bar Davi saatchiart.com/bardavi
Heather Day heatherdayart.com
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We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for three new semi-private studio spaces available for lease beginning October 1st. Each space is 200 square feet and rents for $400/month.
All studios have plentiful natural light and access to a shared kitchenette. Rent includes utilities, high-speed wifi, and…
Heather Day’s paintings begin at every seam, edge, and mark. Then layers of paint overlap revealing collected moments of interaction. Every mark creates a series of expectations similar to a conversation. When a question is asked, an answer is anticipated. Stitches and mark making lead to energetic movement reading like handwriting stretching…Read More Post a comment (0)
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…Read More Post a comment (0)
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.
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…Read More Post a comment (0)
Born in New Zealand, Linda Yao is a long-time Bay Area resident, painter and printmaker inspired by California’s cultural and geographical diversity.
“Tenders Of The Night” is one of her on-going series based on the Port of Oakland. It began as an insomnia-sublimation exercise that occurred during the darkest pre-dawn hours,…Read More Post a comment (0)
“Like those assertive painters of the Bay Area School, Aoki has a bold sense of color. Laying down swaths of blues, purples, and yellows, her brushstrokes bring to life our region’s glow. Aoki underpaints with an orange that seeps through the images, generating the fading warmth of autumnal light or…Read More Post a comment (0)
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.
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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