Groups, Exhibitions, Events, Awards

East Bay Landscape Painters @eastbaylandscapepainters

“We are a community of artists of all media, styles and levels of experience that meets once a week to paint outdoors in the parks and cities east of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is free to join.” – Sharon Hind-Smith

The East Bay Landscape Painters (EBLP) is my home group. Sharon Hind-Smith is the coordinator. We meet every Monday (weather permitting) to enjoy painting en plein air in different locations that are suggested by our members.

  • East Bay Landscape Painters, Oakland Rockridge Library, February 28 – April 28, 2019.
    • Black Diamond Cafe, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
    • Albany Race Track Beach with Dogs, 20 in x 24 in, 2017
  • Oakland Art Association: Recent Works, Alameda County Law Library, October 4 to Oct. 31, 2018
    • Lakeside Promenade, 24 in x 20 in, 2018
    • Old Ferry Point Terminal, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
  • Berkeley Marina Yacht Club: January 28 – March 28, 2018
    BYC Gallery Sneed 2018.jpg

San Francisco Women Artists Gallery   sfwomenartists.org

A presence in the San Francisco arts community since 1887, San Francisco Women Artists (SFWA), a nonprofit (501(c)(3) organization, remains committed to the transformative power of art on our culture, on our selves. By increasing the representation of women in the arts and by outreach and encouragement of aspiring young artists, we remain true to our mission and legacy. Today, more than ever, we are in need of the unique power of art to recreate unifying bonds among all people by imagining, reflecting, and expanding the shared human experience. SFWA welcomes all genders to our organization who support our mission.”

   SFWA Member Juried Exhibitions, 647 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA 94122
  • Celebrating Bay Area Culture, May 7 – June 1, 2019
    • 30th Street and Church, 18 in x 22 in, 2017
    • Jack London Square, 18 in x 22 in, 2019
    • The Castro, 22 in x 29 in, 2019
    • Opening Reception: Thursday, May 9, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Textures and Patterns, April 2 – May 4, 2019
    • Blake Garden Spring, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
  • Celebrating Women,  March 5 – 30, 2019
    • She’s Driving, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
  • What I Love,  February 5 – March 2, 2019
    • Cafe Morning, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
  • Small Presents, December 11 – January 5, 2019
    • Mount Tamalpais_8 in x 10 in_2018
    • Wetmore Lodge Mills College_8 in x 10 in_2018
    • Mare Island Cranes 10 in x 8 in, 2018

California Watercolor Association (CWA)

“The California Watercolor Association is a prominent watermedia organization.  CWA’s mission is to create, foster, and sustain artistic growth and interest in watermedia.  These goals are accomplished through our community outreach programs, workshops, public exhibitions, and student activities.  CWA members include professional and non-professional artists, teachers, and students with a compelling interest in painting.”

     CWA SHOWS, juried:
  • Luminous – Radiating Light, Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville, May 2 – June 16, 2019
    • Meeker Slough with Scent of Smoke, Richmond, CA 18 in x 22 in, 2017
  • Changing Seasons, Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery, San Ramon, Sept. 2018
    • Keller Beach House, Point Richmond, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
    • Shoreline Rubble, 16 in x 20 in, Point Pinole, 2018
  • Color of Summer, Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, June 9 – August 26, 2018
    • Wildflowers of Meeker Slough, Richmond, 16 in x 20 in in, 2018
  • Personal Journeys, Delta Gallery, Streets of Brentwood, March 31 – April 28, 2018
    • Hero of the Pacific – USS Hornet, Alameda, 20 in x 24 in, 2018
    • Spring Came Early to Blake Garden, Kensington, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
  • A Different Perspective, Delta Gallery, Brentwood, April 6 – 30, 2018
    • 30th Street and Church, 18 in x 22 in, San Francisco, 2017
    • Santa Rosa Alley, 20 in x 16 in, Santa Rosa, 2017
  • Go Figure, Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery, San Ramon, June 1 – 29, 2018
    • 20th and Eye Street, 15 in x 19, Bakersfield, 2017
    • San Francisco Jazz, Kearny Street, 19 in x 15 in, 2017
    • Green Schooner, Treasure Island, 15 in x 19 in, 2017
  • Explore Color. Discover Color! Dominican University, August 2018 – January 2019
    • Twilight Zone, Berkeley Marina, 16 in x 20 in, 2018
    • Point Richmond Train Tunnel, 16 in x 20 in, 2018

Dominican Explore Color invitation

First Place Award for Point Richmond Train Tunnel
“This artist used the serendipity of process to produce purposeful images. The result is an invigorating visual experience.” – Sandi Chin, Director of University Community Exhibitions
Jane Sneed and Sharon Hind-Smith_20180818Jane Sneed and Sharon Hind-Smith

Community Events and Paint Outs

  • Arts Benicia / Vallejo Community Arts Foundation
    Vallejo Waterfront Weekend Plein Air Paint Out, October 6 and 7, 2018
    Third Place Award for Barges, Cranes and Boats
  • Mills College Benefit Auction
    Third Annual Mills College Artists Network Art Auction, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, 2018
    Painting Sold: prunelladarling.com/art-auction-mills-college/?v=7516fd43adaa
  • The City of San Pablo Art Gallery and the San Pablo Historical and Museum Society: First Plein Air Painting Festival Exhibition, August 4 to September 9, 2018
  • Benicia Plein Air Gallery: Benicia 3rd Annual Plein Air Paint Out, August 25, 2018

 

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