Debbie Vinograd arrived in Berkeley in 1973 and has been painting its characters ever since.
Berkeley printmaker Rigel Stuhmiller will be the guest artist Saturday, May 13, at Golden Gate Audubon Society’s annual awards celebration.
An iconic piece of art — Tyler Hoare's Red Baron sculpture — was saved from the bay Thursday after it collapsed into the waters in Emeryville recently.
Peter Selz, founding director of the Berkeley Art Museum, was astounded to see the paintings, most of which are by Sylvia Ludins.
By Natasha Boas
In August, I posted a story and plea on Berkeleyside. I asked if a Berkeleyside reader might know something about the wonderful bas-relief tiles celebrating the Oakland A’s found on this 1916 West Berkeley garage/studio. Within minutes I had my answer. Go Berkeleyside!
Buldan Seka’s giant, brightly painted, freakish ceramic sculptures have caught the eye and attention of drivers and bikers and walkers on upper Spruce Street in Berkeley for years. Her front yard is a stunning gallery of her large, ceramic works.
Marcia Donahue has lived at 3017 Wheeler St. for 37 years. She has gardened there for 37 years, exquisitely and creatively, favoring lush and jungle-like plantings that change with the changing sunlight of the day. She has created art there for 37 years. (more…)
By Mara Van Ells
For nearly four decades, Berkeley artist Tyler Hoare has been adding a bit of whimsy to the East Bay waterfront with his salvaged wood creations: some 30 large sculptures including airplanes inspired in part by Snoopy comics; a submarine, a pirate ship, a viking ship, and a ‘King Tut ship’ with a gold-painted Egyptian-style figurehead; and, before most of the wood pilings in the water rotted away, spindly, rustic, 6-foot-tall sculptures Hoare calls his “post people.”
An exhibition of Judith Belzer‘s new work opened recently at the George Lawson Gallery in San Francisco. It runs through May 31, 2014. Berkeleyside caught up with the artist, who lives and works in Berkeley, to find out what’s on her mind and how that translates into her glorious canvases.