Upcoming Exhibits


“Clouds Rising” by Gary Coleman

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“Yosemite in Fall” by Jane Hoffstetter

California Dreaming: Allied Artists West

January 14 to February 20, 2016

Opening Reception Thursday Jan. 14, 7-9pm

Allied Artists West, a group of 22 established South Bay artists, will have their paintings on exhibit in the Harrington Gallery January 14 through February 20, 2016.  The exhibition theme is “California Dreaming”, which each artist interprets in as many ways as there are artists.  Urban and Rural landscapes, figures, and still life are some of the subjects.  Artists will be present at the reception to meet and greet guests on January 14, 7:00-9:00 pm.

Participating artists:  Rajani Balaram, Gary Coleman, Kay Duffy, Veronica Gross, Jane Hofstetter, Karen Honaker, Yao-pi Hsu, Jeane Kluga, Belinda Lima, Shirley Motmans, Jen Norton, Sandi Okita, Sam Pearson, Carole Rafferty, Teresa Ruzzo, Michael Rogan, Pat Suggs, Judy Welsh, Julie Watson, Karen White, and Floy Zittin

Art Demos: In addition to the reception, some of the artists will be returning to the Firehouse Arts Center to conduct painting demonstrations on most Saturdays of the exhibition.  Gallery hours on Saturdays are 11:00 to 3:00, and the painting demos will take place from 11:30-2:30 on the following dates:

  • January 16 – Pat Suggs – Pastel
  • January 23 – Jane Hofstetter – Watercolor
  • January 30  – Teresa Ruzzo – Pastel
  • No demo February 6 or 13
  • February 20 – Michael Rogan and Gary Coleman  – Acrylic

Related Children’s Program: Young@Art “Colorful Landscapes” Thursday, January 14, 1016 4:30-545pm. For more details visit our Gallery Program page.


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“Couple in the Park” by Marie Pascal

Marie Pascal Hallway Exhibit Space Dec. 9, 2015 to Jan. 9, 2016

Marie Pascal resides in Pleasanton, but received her art education in Paris, working there as a free-lance illustrator in the 1980’s.  She has exhibited at the Triton Museum in Santa Clara, the California Art League in Sacramento, Olive Hyde in Fremont, and many others over the years.  She admires and observes paintings by classical masters such as Corot, Caravaggio, and Rembrandt, and her traditional approach reflects that influence.

“Trumpet” by Beichen Li

Beichen Li Lobby Exhibit Space Dec. 10, 2015 to Jan. 9, 2016

Born in the Ji-Lin province of China, Beichen was influenced by her father, artist Ruisheng Li, who worked for the Communist state as a professional artist designing opera and movie sets.    She uses photographs as a source for her paintings, and uses details of realistic images in her abstract paintings.  Her large works depicting musical instruments will be shown in the lobby.


Ron Rigge  Jan. 13, 2016

Dennis Baker Feb. 10, 2016