Artbeat Janaury 2007
Subject: Artbeat Janaury 2007
Send date: 2007-01-17 17:43:40
Issue #: 11

Registration Deadline Nears for Arts Council Conference

Friday, January 19 is the deadline for registering to attend a Statewide Arts Conference arranged by the California Arts Council.

Dana Gioia, chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, will be one of the main speakers at the event in the Sacramento Convention Center on Tuesday, January 30.

The theme is "California Arts: Reflecting, Reframing, Responding"

The conference cost is $55.


Save the Date!

Sheriff Rupf to Address Symposium on More State Funding for Arts

Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren Rupf will be the keynote speaker at symposium designed to build support for additional state funding of the arts.

The symposium, co-sponsored by California Lawyers for the Arts and the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County, is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on February 15 in the Knight Stage 3 Theatre in the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek.

Additional information will be available soon.

art passages presents Masters of Distinction

AC5's art passages starts the 2007 New Year off with an exhibition of extraordinary works: "Masters of Distinction", featuring architectural designs by Arthur Stern, a prominent artist whose design style is reminiscent of the world renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. The exhibit also includes works of realistic muralist, Bill Weber, a.k.a. El Gallo, plein air impressionist paintings of Stephen Sanfilippo, surreal/abstract works of Bruno Aguirre, realistic paintings of Nadine Merrill Persson, surrealism of Tim DeSoto and photo realistic pencil drawings by Peggy Magovern. These exciting works will grace the halls of the County Administration Building located at 651 Pine Street, Martinez. The public spaces include the Foyer, Foyer Hallway, and Board of Supervisors Chambers.

The Honorable Supervisor Mary Piepho will dedicate the first 2007 art passages exhibition, sponsored by District 3, during the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 9:30 a.m., in the Board Chambers located in the County Administration Building at 651 Pine Street, Martinez, CA. The exhibit runs from January 23 to March 21, 2007, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.