In this round-table session, get expert advice from a panel of Bay Area gallery owners and professionals on how to best present your work for inclusion in galleries, what sells best in our area, and what you can do to push your career as an artist forward. Topics will include matting and framing, approaching a gallery, and the do's and don'ts of artist/gallery relationships. REGISTER NOW
A successful artist statement can help galleries and buyers understand your concept, process and unique perspective. Learn what belies a successful statement including tone, content and language. Bring your past statements or drafts as well as your laptop or writing implement, and compose a great artist statement with guidance from Devan John, PAL's Gallery Manager. Devan will also discuss what makes a compelling and professional CV or resumé. REGISTER NOW
Let artist Carolina Moura lead you step by step through a painting in this fun and relaxing evening event. With a little 'liquid courage,' students at any experience level can create a masterpiece that they can proudly display at home or give as a gift. REGISTER NOW
Join us for another fun-filled First Friday opening reception as we kick off this month's new exhibition FIGURES & FACES. Also on display are works from PAL students. Stop by between 5:30 and 8:00 PM on Friday, May 5th to meet the artists, mingle with other enthusiasts, and buy a piece to take home with you at the end of the month. Don't miss it!
Building your own canvases can save a lot of money and produce better quality surfaces than commercial ready-made canvasses. Learn to build your own 4' x 4' high-quality canvas for your future paintings. Students should purchase all materials on supply list. Instructor will pre-cut wood for students before class and discuss the process. $15 materials fee for wood payable to instructor. REGISTER NOW
Enhance your iPad experience with art and a splash of wine! All experience levels are welcome. Caroline Mustard has pioneered the art of teaching people of all ages how to create fine art with their iPad. Art Set is a unique app that has brushes which approximate real paint, oil pastel and more. REGISTER NOW