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Art Imitates Art III round 1 February, 2014

 Since the closing of our gallery in January it was a little difficult to keep the momentum going. But, leave it to a great friend and local artist to pull me out of my rut! Jesus Fidel of The Empty Space and I joined forces and hosted Art Imitates Art III at his gallery. The […]

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Final curtains at The Foundry

In December we had a cute members show titled “Island of Misfit Toys,” inspired by the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Christmas television special produced in stop motion animation by Rankin/Bass. This was released appropriately enough 49 years ago to the day from our show opening, December 6th, 1964. Artists were given the choice to create […]

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November 2013 at The Foundry

                  For the month of November we hosted members show “Dia de los Muertos.” – graphic by Christopher O’Brien. This show was awesome. We had a big turn out and filled both windows! Painted headboard by Jessica McEuen. We also exhibited “Pieces” by Yvonne Cavanagh in the […]

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October 2013 at The Foundry

 In October 2013 The Foundry hosted Lost and Foundry II. For this group show we challenge artists to create artwork using recycled-out of the ordinary items. This show is one of the favorites! This year we had many different styles. It was a great show.               Our members wall […]

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September 2013 Four Shows at The Foundry

For First Friday in September, I took a mini vacation to San Francisco. It was a much needed reprieve taken with my husband and dear friend Jessica. We went to a horse race at Golden Gate Fields and visited with friends. In my absence a few favorites at the gallery manned the post. This month was […]

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August 2013 Water Color Places by Duane Anderson at The Foundry

On August 2nd, 2013 I curated a show titled Water Color Places by Duane Anderson at The Foundry. The Artist’s Philosophy: Watercolor painting for me is about RELATIONSHIPS: between the artist and the scene… between the tactile texture of paper and brush between the staining and blending of the paint and, ultimately, between the artist […]

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July 2013 The Foundry Art Gala and Auction

The gallery has had some unexpected things come up over the last few weeks. The gallery members joined forces and donated art to the gallery for a one night auction and gala. Throughout the night 12 pieces were sold and a little over 100 attended. I’ve been on a roller coaster ride since all has […]

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July 2013 Bakersfield Country, a Success!

Postcard painting by Alan Willis; Graphics by Christopher O’Brien. On First Friday June 7th, 2013 I curated a show called “Bakersfield Country; the Legends of the Bakersfield Sound.” We had 13 artists paint a portrait of a Bakersfield Sound musician from the 40’s and 50’s. I hung the show in a spaced out manner along […]

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May 2013 Hard Wired, solo exhibition by Jessica McEuen presented by The Foundry

Hard Wired, a solo exhibit by Jessica McEuen Mid-May I curated a one-night solo show by member Jessica McEuen at The Foundry. “When the cogs take over, perhaps nothing changes. Perhaps the same things get done and need doing. Perhaps cliques emerge and judgment is passed. Perhaps what is left carries on without notice. When […]

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