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Sonoma Valley Students Make Mini Art

Entitled ‘Small but Grand Works,' the Arts Guild of Sonoma's show features works from high school students painted on little canvases.

 

The joins with students to celebrate the importance of the miniature this weekend in their latest exhibit. 

Entitled ‘Small but Grand Works,' the show features works from high school students painted on little canvases.  

Every year one hundred 8” x 10” canvases are distributed to Sonoma Valley High School students who are invited to be creative in any medium they wish – paint, drawing, pen and ink, collage, dimensional etc. with the only limitation being a vertical format. This program is funded by a grant from the Sonoma Plein Air Foundation.

The show opens today, running until April 30. But don't miss opening night: Residents are invited to a reception Friday, April 6, from 6 - 8 p.m.

In addition to the students’ work, the gallery will be exhibiting Guild members work in its ongoing monthly rotation of exhibiting artists.

The Arts Guild of Sonoma, located right off the historic Sonoma Plaza is a contemporary art gallery with changing monthly exhibits showcasing the work of local artists.

Opening Receptions are held on the first Friday of each month and exhibit pieces in a variety of media including  acrylic, encaustic, oil and water color paintings, jewelry and  ceramics.

The Guild was founded to exhibit and advance the creative efforts of local Bay Area artists. Founded in 1977, the Guild has solidified its status as the oldest, continuously operating artists’ collective in the State of California.

The Arts Guild of Sonoma is located at 140 East Napa Street. Admission is free; gallery hours are Wed - Mon, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Find out more on the Guild's website, www.artsguildofsonoma.com, e-mail, gallery@artsguildofsonoma.org, or phone, 707-996-3115

Albert David April 04, 2012 at 06:51 PM
Nice to see the Arts Guild join with SVHS on this project. I enjoy the "little canvases"
Dorothy April 06, 2012 at 01:55 AM
Wonderful art work to be seen here.
Elora April 06, 2012 at 01:02 PM
The art of the miniature is a great exhibit!

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