I will not be holding open studio this year to be able to focus on the Puerto Rican Portraits exhibition. Check back in the fall to learn about my October 12 Open Studio!
Puerto Rican Portrait Series At Sánchez Contemporary
The show presents 12 portraits painted during a recent trip to the island, where I met Puerto Ricans from all walks of life who reject the victim stereotypes perpetuated by the island’s colonial status. Join us at the opening reception on July 5, from 6-8 pm at it at Sánchez Contemporary gallery, 1951 Telegraph, Oakland. Check out 16 Puerto Rican Portraits to learn more about the series.
Fundamental Drawing Class, at the Richmond Art Center
Introduces drawing beginners to concepts and techniques artists use to draw realistically. Gain confidence in your art-making by sharpening your drawing skills. Learn various approaches to drawing and expand your strategy repertoire. This class is sure to leave you excited about drawing, more confident and with a repertoire of strategies to help you tackle difficult subjects. Every Thursday night, beginning Thursday, June 20-Aug 15 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Register here.
Plein Air Landscape Painting at the Richmond Art Center
I will be teaching two sessions of this class on Mondays and Thursdays. We will meet at various East Bay locations near Richmond from 12-3 pm. Use the media of your choice to learn about painting landscapes outdoors. Improve your technique during the best weather of the year. Monday’s class goes from June 17-Aug 5, and Thursday’s class goes from June 20-Aug 15. This is a very popular class, so please register early! Register here.
Hispanic Heritage Month Show at EBMUD
The Puerto Rican Portraits series will be shown in its entirety at the large exhibition space of the East Bay Municipal Utility District’s headquarters in Oakland. The reception will open mid-September. Check back for the date!