Upcoming Exhibits


Poppy Aqua Green Gold 229 by Lorrie Fink

Backyard Beauty

June 15 to July 13, 2016

Opening Reception June 15, 7-9pm

Humble treasures captured by the artist’s eye.  Abundant plant and insect life found right in the back garden have inspired this group of Bay Area artists to capture beauty in the homely and the homegrown.

Participating artists are:  Dean Bensen, Emily Farish, Lorrie Fink, Ellen Little, Sawyer Rose, Anne Subercaseaux, and Demetra Theofanous.


Matilija Fantasy #2
Matilija #3577 by Marge Barta Atkins

 Marge Barta Atkins June 2 through July 9, 2016

We are happy to feature a collection of Marge Barta Atkins’ large watercolor paintings depicting colorful, delicate, matilija poppies.  Her striking work will complement the Backyard Beauty exhibition to take place  in Harrington Gallery, and will be on exhibit in the Firehouse Arts Center lobby from June 2 through July 9.   Marge will be present to meet and greet visitors and guests at the June 15 Backyard Beauty gallery reception.

Green Velvet by Patricia Devitt

Patricia Devitt June 3 through July 9, 2016

San Leandro artist Patricia Devitt will be showing a group of oil paintings which depict various types of leaf structure and plant life.  She is fascinated by how the play of sunlight on leaves creates vivid patterns and contrast, giving them a translucent quality.    Her work will be located in the Downstairs Hallway Gallery.


Market Fresh by Diane Rodriguez

Diane Rodriguez  June 1 to June 25, 2016