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Pleasanton Weekly

Arts & Entertainment - April 27, 2012

Enjoy student art

Art Made Easy, high school creations on display

Works by students in Charlotte Severin's Art Made Easy classes will be on display next week at the Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., with a reception from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday.

Severin has been teaching watercolor classes for almost two decades through the city, and this is the 18th annual Celebrating Art Made Easy student exhibit.

The exhibit includes plein air paintings, which is work done on location, as well as floral, still life and portraits. There are also textural works using rice paper collage. A few of the paintings may be available for purchase by contacting the artist, and original watercolors paintings by Severin will also be on display.

In addition to the opening reception, the exhibit will be open 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through noon, Friday, May 4.

Meanwhile an exhibit of a select group of art students from Amador Valley and Foothill high schools is on display at the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave., Pleasanton, juried by art teachers Michael Doyle, Trish Fenton, Caroline Fields and Nancy Scotto. In addition, the exhibit includes a collection of works by recent alumni who are currently pursuing their college degrees.

The art will be on display through May 5. An artists' reception was held April 20.

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