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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Eric Rewitzer of 3 Fish Studios

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Eric Rewitzer of 3 Fish Studios

We are absolutely thrilled to have printmaker Eric Rewitzer join us for Open Studios!  Eric specializes in linocut printmaking, a variant of relief printmaking. In linocut printmaking, the artist cuts into the flat surface of linoleum with sharp hand tools, removing the non-printing parts of the design, so that the desired image is made into a printing […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Jess Wainer

Jess Wainer is a Norton Factory Resident Artist. Her functional, hand-blown glass vessels are designed to enhance the already enjoyable activity of spending time in the home. We fill our homes with meaningful objects that conjure up memories of rejoicing on birthdays, holidays, and life’s milestones. They are our private sanctuaries where we go to unwind […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Anthony May

Anthony May

Norton Factory Studios Resident Artist Anthony May finds inspiration in what he feels gives a city its character: the mesh of colors, cultures, graffiti, the effects of eroding signage, the brassy free-form rhythms of jazz, and other such varied textures of urban life. His paintings are vibrant action-packed amalgamations of hand-scratched marks and symbols, patchy […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Howie Katz

Howie Katz is a Norton Factory Resident Artist and will be opening his studio doors to the public during East Bay Open Studios. Howie uses software, projections, and physical objects to create interactive, personalized installations that bring the virtual world of social media into the real world. His work addresses the divergence of our online […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Joe MacCarthy

The multi-talented artist and designer Joe MacCarthy will be exhibiting at Norton Factory Studios over both weekends of East Bay Open Studios, June 1-2 and June 8-9.  See more of Joe’s work on his website,  www.joemaccarthy.com/, and read a bit about Joe and his art below. — Since 1994, I have been working as a […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Sonia Sinton

We are happy to have Sonia Sinton exhibit at Norton Factory again this year!  Of her work, Sonia writes: My work explores the personalities of inanimate objects. Currently, I focus on barrettes and scrunchies and their cousins bungee cords and clamps. Their kinship in terms of materials, design and function, reveals they are doppelgangers in […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Saint Harridan

Mary Going of Saint Harridan is a Norton Factory Resident Artist. Dress is a very personal form of activism. Often, it requires courage and conviction. Saint Harridan makes high quality suits for the revolution, suits that make heads turn. If you feel right in a suit, wear one. Get up. Suit up. Show up. Learn […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Janet Bartlett Goodman

Janet Bartlett Goodman is a Norton Factory Resident Artist. Using graceful lines and translucent color, Janet Bartlett Goodman’s encaustic landscapes convey the feeling of quiet solitude and tranquility. Her new mixed media encaustic works are about moments in time. She is intrigued with the history of a place and the idea that its history has […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Frank Ramsay

Frank enjoys the process of creating fine furniture and other objects of  art. He spent most of his life in the UK before moving to California about 25 years ago. Since then he has traveled a lot in China and Japan providing an international background that influences his design style. He works mostly with reclaimed […]

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Save the Date – Norton Factory Open Studios 2013

Join us the first two weekends in June for Norton Factory Open Studios! You won’t believe your eyes at the transformation the building has undergone! We’ll kick it off in style with an artists’ reception on Saturday, June 1st from 5 to 10 p.m. For more details on Open Studios and the reception, please visit […]

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