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Earth, Air, Water, Fire, Life exhibit at Firehouse Arts Center through April 6

Original post made on Mar 14, 2013

An exhibit called "CALIFORNIA: Earth, Air, Water, Fire, Life" is now showing in the Harrington Gallery at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton. The exhibition, which will close April 6, interprets and honors nature in California, and features painter Engela Olivier-Wilson, photographer William Hackett, and sculptor/designer Matthew Nylander. Regular gallery hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12-5 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Firehouse Arts Center is located at 4444 Railroad Ave. Admission is free, donations always appreciated.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 11, 2013, 7:40 AM

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Posted by Claudette
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:15 am

I used to comment about art happenings around town, but it wasn't appreciated and was constantly pulled.... Guess I have to be paid by the PWeekly to be able to do that.

Coming from an artist would have been a better read :) with more descriptions on the art and artists rather than a "Paid Ad" style ~ above.

I'd be happy to write for you guys on "Art In Public Places" anytime, PWeekly ;) I don't cost much ~ A behind the scenes look is always an interesting take on the subject. Just a thought.


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Posted by Claudette McDermott
a resident of Del Prado
on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:25 am

Claudette McDermott is a registered user.

Perhaps even a Photo by one of the artists such as Engela Olivier-Wilson along with a quote from the artist, a description of her work. An artist that reaches in and pulls out such depth in her work that it makes you feel like you are swimming with the Turtles she has depicted here in this image posted, that doesn't begin to show the brilliance and talent of the artwork she shares at the Harrington Gallery. Check it out before this exhibition closes on April 6.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Mar 14, 2013 at 3:53 pm

My recommendation is to leave things as is. There is no need to further explain the exhibition. If the public wishes to view the art on display, they will do so.

thank you very much...


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Posted by Caudette
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:13 am

Hi Cholo! Such insight ~

thank you very much...


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:12 pm

you're welcome tweety bird...tee hee

best to leave well enuf alone...tee hee


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Mar 18, 2013 at 5:38 pm

I would be interested in reading art reviews by children and teens.

Their perceptions are unique and often refreshing.

The best news is that they don't waist time trying to promote themselves and make a sale!

tee hee...


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