Local Arts Roundup

Posted on September 15, 2012 by  
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GALLERY 9 EXHIBITION

Thirty Bay Area artists display their water-themed artwork in the “Water” exhibition on display through Sept. 29 at Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos.

Local artists participating include Steve Curtiss, Carol Hawk, Judi Keyani and Roy Harrington.

Gallery 9 is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.

FORD PASTELS BRIGHTEN SEPTEMBER AT VIEWPOINTS

Artist Terri Ford is scheduled to display her pastel paintings in the “Landscapes Here and There” exhibition at Viewpoints Gallery, 315 State St., Los Altos. A reception for the artist is slated 3-6 p.m. Saturday at the studio.

The landscapes chronicle the past two years of Ford’s career as an artist and teacher.

Viewpoints Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 11 a.m. through 3 p.m. Sundays.

MAIN STREET CAFE & BOOKS SHOWS COLORED-PENCIL ART

Members of the San Francisco chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America are scheduled to show their artwork through Sept. 29 at Main Street Cafe & Books, 134 Main St., Los Altos.

The exhibition, one of a series of monthly Silicon Valley Visual Arts Inc. exhibitions at the cafe, features original, hand-drawn colored-pencil artwork from artists across Silicon Valley.

Visitors will have an opportunity to vote for the “People’s Choice Award.” A ballot box will be available at the exhibition.

Main Street Cafe & Books is open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sundays.

LIBRARY SPONSORS LECTURE ON DE YOUNG EXHIBITION

Fine-arts docent Ellen Hardens is scheduled to present an illustrated lecture, “The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste for Modernism,” 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19 in the Program Room of the Los Altos main library, 13 S. San Antonio Road.

The lecture complements the upcoming exhibition at San Francisco’s de Young Museum, slated to run Saturday through Dec. 20.

The Paley Collection includes paintings, sculptures and drawings from the late 19th century through the early 1970s. Particularly strong in French Post-Impressionism and Modernism, the collection features works by Paul Cezanne, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Edgar Degas, Toulouse-Lautrec and Paul Gauguin.

The collection is on loan from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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