Event Date: September 14, 2019
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Come meet eight local artists and admire their artwork in a gardenlike setting where both the art and the garden are for sale! The folks from Okkon will offer their delicious made-to-order okonomi yaki, and you can enjoy organic soft serve ice cream from Brown Cap! We will be serenaded by the country duo Mo B. and Dick.
Read more about each artist below.
Dorothy Abuan is a visual artist currently living and working in Berkeley, CA. In addition to illustrating for a variety of genres, Dorothy uses her art to translate her unique experience of the world around her using graphite, ink, and watercolor.
Elissa Callen is a maker whose focus is in drawing with handmade botanical and earth-based pigments and inks. She received her BFA from California College of the Arts and also works in horticulture.
Oakland painter Lorrie Fink uses the expressiveness of botanical forms to investigate pattern and color. With her studio located in her garden, she is surrounded by the bounty of nature.
Shari Arai DeBoer examines the wonders of the natural world and the minutiae of everyday life in her etchings and watercolors.
Leah Jean is an artist and illustrator from Sydney, Australia, currently based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She completed a Master’s in Studio Arts / Painting at Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney in 2014.
Helen Krayenhoff paints watercolors of produce, plants and garden related subjects in her studio in Oakland.
Katie McCann is an English collage artist currently living and working in Berkeley. With just a pair of scissors she creates hand cut collages which reflect her Victorian obsession with faeries, flora and fauna. Her work has been shown across the USA and in Europe.
Junko Stickney was educated at the Arts and Crafts University Kanazawa in Japan where she received a BFA in Metal Forging in 1977. Since she moved to the East Bay from Tokyo area in 1990, she has been working from her home studio ANYATO Kobo designing original pieces and selling them through various galleries and Open Studios around the Bay Area and in Japan.
Brown Cap is a super cute vintage ice cream truck serving Organic Soft Serve ice cream with handmade dark chocolate shell, fun toppings, floats, and a happy affogato with local concentrated cold brew. Neighborhood women-owned and operated.
Okkon is a pop-up Japanese street food vendor in the Bay Area. Their made-to-order okonomi yaki is made from scratch, delicious and enjoyed by all ages.
Mo B. and Dick (Maureen Blumenthal and Richard Mason) are a country music duo. Grafting acoustic guitar and tight harmony to old musical root stock, they perform old classics and traditional-sounding originals.