Posts Tagged ‘Oakland’

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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January 21, 2014  |  Artist Studios, Our Building  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Six new artist studios now available!

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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November 19, 2013  |  Events, NFS Resident Artists, Winter Open Studios  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Winter Open Studios Artist – Kelly Defayette

Winter Open Studios Guest Artist: Gina Tecson

We are thrilled to have artist Gina Tecson show her work at our upcoming Winter Open Studios and Holiday Fair.

Gina specializes in oil paintings, often concentrating on cityscapes.  Her work is known for being highly textured and created using only a palette knife.  She is currently represented by Edward Montgomery…

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November 17, 2013  |  NFS Guest Artists  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Winter Open Studios Guest Artist: Gina Tecson

A benefit and art auction in support of Norton Factory Studios

The Norton Factory Studios is a new artist community with 18 beautiful studios in Oakland, California.

We are transforming our biggest studio into an art classroom complete with plumbing, a separate entrance, storage, and easels.

As you can imagine, the cost of renovating and transforming an historic 100 year old building is high…so we are…

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August 29, 2013  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off on A benefit and art auction in support of Norton Factory Studios

Welcome, Joevic Yeban!

Norton Factory Studios welcomes the very talented painter Joevic Yeban! His atmospheric cityscapes capture the complex relationship between the man-made and the natural. Using a variety of painting techniques, Joevic creates skyscrapers that disappear into fog and streets that melt into
water.

View more of Joevic’s work on his website, www.joevicyeban.com.

June 5, 2013  |  Artist Studios, NFS Resident Artists  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off on Welcome, Joevic Yeban!

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…

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May 22, 2013  |  East Bay Open Studios, NFS Guest Artists  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off on East Bay Open Studios Artist: Eric Rewitzer of 3 Fish Studios

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…

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May 15, 2013  |  East Bay Open Studios, NFS Guest Artists  |  , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off on East Bay Open Studios Artist: Joe MacCarthy

Studio Mate Sought

Norton Factory Studios is once again playing matchmaker! Today we are looking for a studio mate for the immensely talented emerging artist Heather Day.

It is easy to get lost in Heather’s evocative work. Layers of paint, fibers, and line interact as though in conversation. Each piece is a product of an experience, leaving behind documentation…

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May 14, 2013  |  Artist Studios, NFS Resident Artists  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Studio Mate Sought

Welcome NFS Resident Artist Katherine Meyer!

Norton Factory Studios welcomes the extraordinarily talented artist Katherine Meyer!  Katherine’s lush and contemplative oversize charcoal drawings invite the viewer in to a human-less, yet very personal, landscape.

Of her work, Katherine says, “Being alone in nature has always sustained and strengthened me. In my twenties, I lived for 5 years…

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May 10, 2013  |  Artist Studios, NFS Resident Artists  |  , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Welcome NFS Resident Artist Katherine Meyer!

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…

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May 8, 2013  |  East Bay Open Studios, NFS Guest Artists  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off on East Bay Open Studios Artist: Sonia Sinton