Carmel Art Association
“Celebrating 81 years of local art”
Voted “Art Gallery of the Year” by the Carmel Business Association three consecutive years.
W/s Dolores St. between 5th Av. & 6th Av.
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M., Daily, except major Holidays.
Open to the Public at No Charge
“Founded in 1927, Carmel's oldest gallery features the work of more than 120 professional local artists, and is dedicated to presenting only the finest work for sale by artists living on the Monterey Peninsula.”
For more information, Online or (831) 624-6176.
Carmel Art Association Presents SOLO SHOWS ‘RECENT WORK’ BY FARINA & MEHEEN AND GALLERY SHOWCASE FEATURING FARRINGTON, LINDBERG & MATTESON
Thursday, May 7 – Tuesday, June 2, 2009
SOLO SHOW “RECENT WORK” (Center Room):
Painter Mark Farina exhibits regional oil landscapes painted on location as well as still life subjects. View brief biography and three paintings, including "Carmel Valley Spring," "Monterey Wharf Nocturne" and "Carmel Mission."
SOLO SHOW “RECENT WORK” (Beardsley Room, South Wall):
Plein Air Painter Alicia Meheen exhibits her recent work in both watercolor and oil featuring the beauty of the Monterey area and other locales in her travels. View artist’s statement, brief biography and three watercolors, including "Coast View", "Carmel Mission" and "Self Portrait - Plein Air Energies."
SPECIAL SILENT AUCTION
May 7th to May 17th
A special Silent Auction for "Early Morning, Del Monte Beach" by Alicia Meheen.
Alicia Meheen is offering this watercolor (from her May solo show) in a silent auction starting May 7th, ending at noon on Sunday, May 17th. Proceeds will go towards the CAA's activities and projects.
Bidding: Please come to the gallery to bid or place your proxy bid by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org between May 7 and May 17 (noon deadline). Bids will not be accepted prior to the start of the auction.
Bidding starts at $300 with $50 increment on bids.
If bidding reaches $750 (value of painting) the bidding increment becomes $25.
GALLERY SHOWCASE (Segal Room):
Reed Farrington exhibits nude figures in oil on canvas. View one painting.
Keith Lindberg exhibits figures in doubt in oil on canvas. View one painting.
Figurative Painter Rip Matteson exhibits interiors with figures in oil on canvas. View artist’s statement and three paintings, including “Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.” – Shakespeare 1564-1616; “From their eyelids as they glanced dripped love.” – Hesiod c. 700 BC; and "Sex and beauty are inseparable, like life and consciousness."
Opening Reception Saturday, May 9, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.