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"THE NATURE OF COLOR"

featuring Jean Cullinane

 

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The opening reception for artist Jean Cullinane, “The Nature of Color”, will be Thursday August 1, 5:30-7:00 PM at Gallery at the Yountville Community Center located at 6516 Washington Street in Yountville.  Beverages and light bites will be provided.

Cullinane’s mantra is, “I paint for the sheer joy of it!”  She is a native Californian who grew up in Marin County and moved to Napa fifty years ago.  She draws inspiration from western vistas, coastal tides, the natural light and color around us.  She creates compositions that explore and express love of the natural world and its amazing color.

 At age 50, Cullinane returned to school and earned a BA degree with emphasis in painting and minor in art history.  She paints in oil, glazes and builds layers to create depth and a glow in her work.  Initially looking for proportion and harmony, she sometimes moves from a nature inspired composition to something more abstract.

Cullinane is especially devoted to her garden that also serves as a muse for her painting.  She recently visited Ghost Ranch, the New Mexico homestead and studio of the late Georgia O’Keefe who also shared a similar passion for gardening.  Cullinane shows her work at Riverfront Gallery in Petaluma and Calamity Jane’s Trading Co. on First Street in Napa. 

“The Nature of Color” by artist Jean Cullinane is presented by Yountville Arts.  The exhibit will extend through Friday November 1. For more information about Jean, visit www.jeancullinaneart.com and for more information about Yountville Arts visit 707-944-8712.  

 

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UPCOMING SHOWS

Yountville Artist Gloria Cardone

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Opening Reception:  November 7th 5:30 PM

Show will be on display through November 29th 

91 year-old Cardone was born in Brooklyn, New York.  Her Italian parents had immigrated through Ellis Island.  Marilyn moved to California in 1954 and after living in several cities, including Saint Helena, moved to Yountville in 2010.  

Her art training began with clay sculpture in Santa Cruz where her work was featured in the newspaper.  She began taking classes in 1988 in a variety of media at Napa Valley College with instructors such as Theo Fabian Becker.  “The thread running through my art is mirroring an inner vision with the outer vision” says Cardone.  Her work has been shown in many locations including a group show in Yountville in 2010 and a miniatures show at the Napa Valley Museum in 2012.

“The Art of Gloria Cardone” is presented by Yountville Arts.  The exhibition will extend through November 29. The Gallery at Community Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM – 5 PM and evenings and weekends by appointment. Please call (707) 944-8712 or email yountvillearts@yville.com for more information. 

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CHILDREN'S ART SHOW

Call for Artists

The Yountville Arts Commission is excited to announce our 4th annual Children's Holiday Art Exhibit opening on December 5, 2019 in the Yountville Community Center Gallery. The show will highlight the importance of art in a child's life and showcase our children's creativity for all to see. Art work must have been created by a child under the age of 14 and who is either a resident of Napa County or be submitted by a relative living in Napa County.  

Please submit via email to yountvillearts@yville.com:
1. A photograph of the art work
2. Measurement of art work
3. The artist’s name
4. Current age of the artist
5. The year the piece was created 
6. A 100 word bio telling us about the artist

                                               

                    Deadline for submissions is NOVEMBER 15, 2019

You will be notified by November 20, 2019 if your submission is chosen. If chosen, art work must be delivered to the Yountville Community Center by December 2, 2019 at 5 PM. All art must be HANG READY with a HANGING WIRE on the back. Art delivered without a hanging wire cannot be accepted as our hanging system can only work with wired pieces. If you have questions on these requirements or need resources, please contact us. 

The show will open on December 5th with an artist reception from 5:30 – 7 PM where we welcome the public to meet the artists while we provide holiday snacks, beverages and some surprise entertainment. The show will come down on Friday, January 10 and art must be picked up within 7 days. 

Please email yountvillearts@yville.com with any questions or call Samantha at (707) 948-2627. 

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