The Town of Danville presents Visual Harmony: Connecting Women through Art during the upcoming art exhibition that features twenty-five artists from the Northern California Womenâ€™s Caucus for Art (NCWCA). The exhibit, which runs from May 3 through June 16, 2013 in the Village Theatre Art Gallery located at 233 Front Street, focuses on the unity of women as artists.
The mission of the Womenâ€™s Caucus for Art (WCA) is to create community through art, education and social activism.Â NCWCA, the Northern California chapter of WCA, is committed to recognizing the contributions of women in the arts while providing leadership and professional development opportunities for all. The exhibit features original art including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book, and jewelry.
Featured Artists: Elaine Albert, MGP Anderson, Salma Arastu, Gretchen Blais, Priscilla Birge, Belinda Chouber, Miriam Fabbri, Kathi Fujii-Oko, Karen Gutfriend, Kelly Hammargren, April Hankins, Trudi Hauptman, Elaine Jason, Judy Johnson-Williams, Sheila Metcalf, Juliet Mevi, Leslie Morgan, Jane Neilsen, Priscilla Otani, Mair Post, Irene Schlesinger, Ariella Seidenberg, Judy Shintani, Mary Shisler and Rachel Trosh.
Special events scheduled for this art exhibition include the following two events:
Opening Receptionâ€¨Friday, May 3 from 5:00 p.m. â€“ 8:00 p.m.â€¨This is a free event and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. â€¨â€¨Art Chatâ€¨Wednesday, May 15 from 7:00 p.m. â€“ 9:00 p.m.â€¨A few selected artists featured in the exhibit will speak about their work and their involvement with the Northern California Womenâ€™s Caucus for Art.â€¨â€¨For more information, contact Visual Arts Program Coordinator Amy Miller at (925) 314-3460 or [email protected].