This summer, Gallery 85 and the Vernon Davis Foundation for the Arts will be hosting in gallery bi-weekly art classes for kids ages 5-12. Coinciding with Gallery 85’s Summer 2014 exhibition “ReTHINKit,” many of the art classes will focus on leading participants in activities that utilize recycled materials as ways to create fun and
If you are interested in having your class or organization come and tour the gallery, email firstname.lastname@example.org Children from the East Oakland Youth Center had the opportunity to tour Gallery 85 this week and received an artists’ talk by Gallery 85 Artist of the Week Brandon Anderton. READ: Artist of the Week Brandon Anderton
In keeping with the theme of reuse and recycle for our current art exhibit at Gallery 85 called RETHINKIT, we will be hosting and e-waste collection fundraiser with Green Mouse recycling. Please mark your calendars for Thursday, June 26th from 10:00AM-2:00PM to drop off your electronic waste at Gallery 85 on Santana Row and receive a
RETHINKIT artists Sawyer Rose, Ellen Brook and Rachael Lange of 3Strands Jewelry on Wednesday, June 11 from 2:00-3:00. Wednesday, June 11 from 2:00-3:00pm we will be hosting artists Sawyer Rose, Ellen Brook and Rachael Lange from 3Strands Bracelets for an artist talk. Come hear them share about the inspiration, process and repurposed materials used
To some artists, the process of creating a work of art is much more than merely a hobby. Exemplifying this notion is Gallery 85 artist Brandon Anderton, who has used art as a means for self-expression and wellness. Diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome after suffering from a work related injury in 2009, Brandon
Ellen Howard Stop by the gallery over the next few weeks and see Ellen Howards beautiful plein air California landscape paintings. En plein air is a French expression, which literally translates to ‘open air’. It is used to describe a process of painting or drawing done outside, directly from the landscape. This technique challenges
Join us at Gallery 85 on Thursday, April 24th as we enjoy the live spoken word, free-style poetry, and musical performances of the Bay Area’s local talent. Vernon Davis will be in attendance.