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The Little Art shop
Fabric Pumpkins by Kathy Matsumura

November Newsletter 2019

 

We are so thankful for the many wonderful people who are part of our shop. We are also thankful to all the wonderful people who visit our shop, making all of the hard work we put into our art so rewarding. Lets celebrate with even more art!

New Works By our Artists
Gina Rothman creates intricate jewelry exclusively for The Little Art Shop. Unique and beautiful!
Look at these adorable egg separators created by Mary Gail Taylor! They are now in the shop and we know you will need one for all your holiday baking.
We have refreshing home decor for the holidays by Carolyn Appenzeller. ♡
Stunning mosaics by Oona are the perfect addition to any space. Lots of color and completely handmade and unique!
This new mixed media piece "Mommy and Me" by Barbara Richardson ♡ shines! Talk to her every Saturday at The Little Art Shop.
Come by the shop and see "Strong Woman" by Jo Rene. A beautiful fused glass original piece that is sure to resonate with meaning.
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Featured Artist  Sondra Perry

As a child, I was always interested in art, but it was not until I retired from Mare Island Naval Shipyard in 1994, where I worked as a Machined Parts Inspector, that I really embraced my art.

As a student at Solano Community College, I enrolled in numerous art classes.  Then in 1996, I discovered clay.  I remember walking by the clay studio where the instructor was working on a clay sculpture, and I knew immediately that was what I wanted to do. This was the beginning of my love affair with clay.

I enrolled in almost all the clay classes which included pottery wheel classes.  Although my favorite were the sculpture classes.

In recent years, I’ve become interested in jewelry design, which I truly love.  I love working with natural stones.

My work has been exhibited in the Fairfield Visual Arts Association Juried Art Show.

Solano Community College Gallery in Davis,

Now I am exclusively showing at “Little Art Shop” inside Benicia’s Tannery Building.
129 First Street  Benicia, Ca.

Check out more of my work:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/thelittleartshop.benicia/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1864275223656970

Happenings In The East Bay
Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 12 PM – 4 PM

Discover amazing art found in downtown galleries while doing the Art Scavenger Hunt. The Scavenger Hunt will list a number of tasks to accomplish as participants walk through participating galleries and look at art.

Participants will receive a free “I Love Benicia” bag and be entered into drawing to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Scavenger Hunt Forms with list of tasks will be available at Benicia Main Street, participating galleries, and BeniciaMainStreet.org on the day of the event.

Wine Walk & Shop Small

Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 1 PM – 5 PM

On Small Business Saturday, shop Downtown Benicia while tasting fine wines at participating businesses.

Tickets are $30 advance for a single ticket and $55 for a pair of tickets. Day of the event price increases to $35 - no price break for pair of tickets. Ticket price includes up to 15 tastes and one (1) complimentary Benicia Main Street wine glass per person. Participants must be age 21 and over. Check-in starts at 12:30pm at Benicia Main Street, 90 First Street. Wine glass, map of tasting locations, and wristband will be provided per ticket holder at check-in.

Each ticket holder MUST be present at check-in. Rain or shine event.

Solano Town Center
1350 Travis Blvd, Fairfield, CA

**CALL TO ARTISTS**
56th Annual Nor-Cal Regional Art Show


📣 Entry (Artwork Drop-Off) Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9am to 5 pm @ Gallery at Solano Town Center, Fairfield, CA

📣 Jury Day: Sunday, November 3, 2019

In November, the Fairfield-Suisun City Visual Arts Association will host its 56th Annual Nor-Cal Regional Juried Art Show. We invite all artists from Northern California to submit their artwork to be judged for entry by a panel of three established professional artists.

The number of entries is unlimited, but the number of pieces juried into the show will be around 70-90, depending on the sizes of the artwork.

🏅 We offer cash prizes for the First-, Second-, and Third-Place winners in each category.

Jury Panel:

Sarah Barsness
Professor of Photography - Solano Community College
www.sarahbarsness.com

Jen Tough
Jen Tough Gallery - Benicia, CA
www.jentough.gallery

Jeanne Lorenz
Visual Artist / Professor - Art Department - Solano Community College
www.jeannelorenz.com

🖥 For more information about categories, requirements, entry forms and entry fees, please visit our website:
https://www.fvaa-arts.org/juried-art-show
Thanks to all our artists who make us shine.
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Sondra Perry 
Barbara Barnes Green 
Mel Christopher 
Rejina Christopher 
John Richard Lloyd 
Michael Elson Miller 
Ted Trammel 
Jo Rene’ Danel 
Barbara Richardson
Linda V. Hubbard
Jessica Robinson
Linda Schreibner
Kathy Matsumura
Mary Gail Taylor
Oona Campbell
Kevin Denton
Elizabeth Denton
Gail Dominguez
Gina Perdomo-Rothman
Phill Evans 
Saida Burboa 
LorriMarie Jenkins
Nicky Ruxton
Sharon Price Campbell 
Lyn Lasneski 
Karen Feagins 
Angela Pochka
Cecilia Climaco
Pat Whalen
Michael Kreider 
Wendy Kreider
Scott Zoog 
Lindsey Killingsworth
Richard Flores 
David Hughes
Linda Peonsin
Marilyn Hertzberg
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