From: Fox, Larnie []
Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 2008 2:20 PM
Subject: Teaching Artists wanted for dynamic summer program
The City of Palo Alto’s “Children’s Fine Art” program is looking for
accomplished artists who have experience teaching kids to lead
week-longvisual art workshops for us next summer. Summer here is big fun. Mostartists teach one, sometimes two weeks. We are especially interested in
artists who can teach unique workshops related to their own art-making

SAVE THE DATE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 5:30 – 7:30 pm — ARTSHIFT, San Jose’s first Annual Artshift Awards party and ceremony will be held at Orchard Commercial (North First Street at Bonaventure). Come and celebrate the great energy and achievement of Silicon Valley’s visual arts community. Appropriately, an exhibition in the Orchard Commercial Visual Arts Series will be on view. All nominees will be feted and awards will be presented. These are our nominees!

• Ben Alexy—Painter
• Community School of Music and Arts at Finn Center
• Shelby Graham—Director, Sesnon Gallery, UC Santa Cruz
• Miriam Hitchcock—Painter
• Cathy Kimball—Director, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
• Cherri Lakey and Brian Eder—Anno Domini and related community projects
• Kent Manske—Artist; instructor, Foothill College; Bay Area Book Artists
• Ken Matsumoto—Sculptor; Art Object Gallery
• Montalvo Teaching Artist Fellowship at Downtown College Prep
• Fawn Powers and Roger Poyner—Art patrons, supporters of the arts community
• Anne Sconberg and Mark Henderson—Art patrons, unique art parties
• Ema Harris-Sintamarian—Printmaker; painter; instructor, SJSU
• Joel Slayton—Director, Zero1; professor, SJSU; director, CADRE
• Triton Museum of Art—Arts education programs

SJSU MFA Graduate, Paula Periera opens at SOAP Gallery in San Francisco, on Friday, October 10.

New work by Beverly Rayner will open at Braunstien Quay Gallery in San Francisco, on Saturday October 11, from3:30 -to 5:00 pm.

San Jose State’s Shelby Smith announces his upcoming solo exhibition of clay tablets based on tarpaper drawings and monoprints, to be shown in Hastings, Nebraska, opening the week of October 29th.

On October 8th, CompassPoint and the Sobrato Foundation Center are hosting a FREE workshop called “Grantseeking Basics for Individuals in the Arts.” It’s from 3:30pm – 5:00pm and is located at the Sobrato Center, 600 Valley Way, Milpitas. This is an especially good opportunity for start up organizations or individuals who are simply working on one project at a time. You can register online here:

October 3, 2008 is the date of Space 47’s first fundraising auction with works by young and seasoned artists of the Bay Area. Auction time: 7pm. Address: 47 East William, San Jose Preview: October 1-2 from 12 -7pm. A workshop for would-be art collectors accompanies these events at 7pm on Thursday evening, October 2nd.

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