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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Aaron Shifflett

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Aaron Shifflett

Aaron Shifflett’s work finds spirituality in compositions inside and around us. They take abstracted gore and combine them with compositions from microbiological cultures and stellar matter. Images of innards, muscles, and bone are an uncomfortable reminder of our fragility and death. After death, cultures living within us will continue to flourish, and eventually all our […]

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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 paintings at Norton Factory […]

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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 at Norton Factory June […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Lisa Pfeiffer

Lisa Pfeiffer’s paintings and mixed media works are inspired by the temporality of life.  A flower’s beauty is temporary, colors will fade and change inevitably comes. The eye sees forward, the eye feels the past. View Lisa’s work on her blog, lisajpfeiffer.blogspot.com,  and in her Oakland studio at Norton Factory during East Bay Open Studios June 7-8 […]

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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, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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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 embraced to transcend to openness. […]

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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 and on her website, www.genevievemcclendon.com. […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: 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 and angles to create shapes […]

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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, 11 a.m. to 5 […]

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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. […]

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