Newsletter February 2013 - Olive Hyde Art Guild

Newsletter February 2013 - Olive Hyde Art Guild


Women’s Figurative Art, An Appreciation of the

human form - Sculptural work of ten contemporary California

women artists Suzanne Duran, Wanda Fudge, Zanaib Nia

Green, Bonnie Hoover, Daisy Kiehn, Kelly Mead, Donna

Perry, Laurie Scott, Stephanie Smith, Mary Porter Vaughan.

Coming together from diverse backgrounds such as Hollywood

costume design, mixed media artist, doll artist, high school art

teacher, fashion design, barber, quilter, desktop publisher and

database management, seamstress, ghostwriter, and software

engineer ten greater Bay Area women have been united by a

common passion for working with textiles, clay, paint, mixed media

and design to create unique sculptural art.

Feb 15 th to Mar 16 th

Reception: Friday, Feb 15 th 7-9 PM

Five Palettes – Watercolor

March 29 th to April 27 th

Reception: Friday, March 29 th 7-9 PM


Wednesday, February 27 th 2013 at Fukaya Room, Fremont

Main Library 10am to 12 noon– Asian Art Museum Docent

Presentation on China’s Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor’s


Wednesday, March 27 th 2013 at Fukaya Room, Fremont Main

Library 10am to 12 noon– Asian Art Museum Docent Presentation

on The Girl with the Pearl Earring

Coldwell Banker

Elizabeth Arnt, Realtor, CRS, SRES

Knowledge, Experience and Customer Care”

Serving the Tri-City and Tri-Valley for 20 years

3340 Walnut Ave S-110

Fremont CA 94538 510.608.7616


1061 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541

Gallery Hours: Thur - Sat 12 - 8 pm, Sun 12 - 4 pm

Watercolors now through Feb 23 rd

Featuring guild members Denise Oyama Miller and

Maureen Langenbach

February 2013

Curator - Sandra Hemsworth,

Supervisor- Irene Jordahl,(510) 494-4322

Gallery Phone – (510) 791-4357

Hours – Thur to Sun, 12-5 P.M.

Please support our BUSINESS MEMBERS

Coldwell Banker, Elaine Arnt

Aria Printing & Graphics, Ken Aria

Atnip Company Interior Design, Jerry Atnip

Collective Discovery Website Services, Lisa


Mission's Mane Attraction Hair Design, Joe &

Fernanda Cambra

What's Happening's Tri-City Voice Newspaper,

William & Sharon Marshak

Berge-Pappas-Smith Chapel of the Angels, Louis,

Dan & Kevin Smith

Keller Williams Realty, Pat Cote

Mission Coffee Roasting Company, Don & Gael


Tavares Realty, Bob Tavares


June 21 through July 20, 2013

The Olive Hyde Art Guild is soliciting artists for its Members Juried

Show that will run June 21 through July 20, 2013, at the Gallery.

This show takes place every other year, and entrants must be

members of Olive Hyde Art Guild (new members are welcome & it‘s

easy to join!). Judging will be performed from the actual work by

one or more qualified art experts from outside the Guild

membership. Submitted work may be in painting (oil, watercolor,

acrylic), mixed media, photography, digital media (no video),

ceramics, glass, sculpture (any media), jewelry, fiber art or works on


Three monetary prizes will be awarded: Best of Show - $150; 2 nd

Place - $100; and 3 rd Place - $75. Merit Award winners will receive

ribbons, and a Peoples’ Choice ribbon will be voted by attendees at

the Opening Night Reception (on June 21).

Entry Forms and Rules are available on the Guild’s website at: or contact Judy Anglin at or 510.651.2811.

Important Dates:

Exhibit at the Gallery: June 21 through July 20, 2013

Deadline for entering: Wednesday, May 1 (postmark)

Judging Day: Saturday, May 11 at Olive Hyde Art Center

Receiving Days for art work: Sunday, June 9 or Saturday, June 15

Show opening reception & awards: Friday, June 21

After show pickup of artwork: Sunday, July 21

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Jan Schafir’s Art Show at Mission Coffees , 151 Washington

Blvd. in February. Her new book is "Voyages in Watercolor". The

original paintings will be framed and for sale as well as the highest

quality Giclee prints and collectible items related to the show.

The Oakland Museum of California has mounted an exhibition

“Playing With Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass

Movement” through March 24th. OHAG member Susan Longini is

represented in this show. For more information, go


The Roving Artists will present their Eighth Showcase of art

works from March 1 - 29, at Mission Coffee Roasting, 151 Washington

Boulevard, Fremont. Opening reception is from 3 to 5 pm on Sunday,

March 1, 2013 3-5 pm. Get to know your local artists. Original art work will

be displayed. Refreshments will be served. Members of Roving Artists

include Joan Logan, Judy Anglin , Marlene Leal, Maria Grazia Romeo,

Susan Olsen, Brenda DeLuca, Katherine Latson, , and Robin Worthington.

For more information contact Marlene Leal 510 656-1054 or e-mail at

Call for Artist’s: 2013” REGAN’s ARTISTs IN THE

GARDEN” JUNE 29 AND 30th – 11am to 4pm. Showcase and sell

your art. Space Choices : shaded 5”x10’ mini booth or Artist with a

tent get 10 x 10 space amongst the flowers and live music. 10% fee

on all sales. This is a juried show. Limited spaces available, others

will be put on waiting list. Fee : FAA member $45 Non Member

$60 Check only made out to” Fremont Art Association “ mail all to:

Simone Archer, 36541 Cherry St.Newark, Calif. 94560

1. 2 legal size envelopes,both stamped with you address on them

2. Please send 3 photos if haven’t exhibited at Regan’s last year.

3. Or jegs 300dpi with your name, medium to

4. Include following info: Artist Name: Email: Medium for sale:

Price Range: Phone#:

An award-winning multi-media artist, Carolyn Lord will be the FAA’s Guest

Artist on Wednesday, March 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the FAA

Centre/Gallery.Lord will present some of her works of figure drawing and

watercolor works of landscape, garden, and architectural subjects (near her

Livermore home) and will involve the audience in figure drawing exercises.

This fun interactive event is free and the public is welcome to attend

In addition to figure drawing and watercolors, Lord also works in oils, tapestry,

and printmaking. A member of the California Art Club and signature member of

the National Watercolor Society, her works are shown in the Knowlton Gallery

(Lodi) and Nancy Dodds Gallery (Carmel), and other galleries in California. The

artist has participated in invitational plein-aire events and was awarded Best of

Show (2011) in San Luis Obispo. The artist teaches figure drawing and

perspective classes at the Figurehead Gallery in Livermore.

Women’s Figurative Art – Donna Perry

Women’s Figurative Art - Laurie Scott

Women’s Figurative Art – Bonnie Hoover

Women’s Figurative Art – Wanda Fudge

Life Drawing Sessions –How did John Singer Sargent do it? Practice, practice and more practice! Come practice your skills with us on the second

Thursday evening of every month in a non-instructional, no pressure, drop in style life drawing session. 7 to 9 pm; all mediums welcome. Open to the

public and all skill levels. Must bring your own tools and equipment. Cost is $15.00 to $20.00 to cover models fees depends on number of attendees.

Fremont Art Association’s Gallery at 37697 Niles Blvd., Fremont, CA 94536

For more information contact Robyn at (510) 656-4939 or

By now you have most likely received information

from the Guild about the Board’ proposed changes and

updates of our by-laws. I hope that you will have a chance to

look over the proposals. Please feel welcome to come to the

March 13th Board meeting, when we plan to discuss and adopt

changes. You’re always welcome at Board meetings, which are

held in the Olive Hyde Art Center Mission Room at 10 a.m. on

the second Wednesday of each month, except in July and


As I write this, I’m looking forward to seeing the

Women’s Figurative Art show at the Art Gallery on Feb. 15th.

I’ve just seen information about each of the artists in the

show and I’m truly intrigued to see their creations. If you are

not able to see this show, remember that Jurek Zarzycki,

the Guild’s historian, always does a wonderful job of

photographing each exhibit and putting photos on the Guild’s

website for all of us to enjoy.

Nancy Ruskin, Mary Stephens, and Gail Blalock

have agreed to work together as a Nominating Committee to

fill positions for Board Members and Committee Chairs for

the 2013-2014 year. Many of the positions could be shared,

so even if you are not ready to be a chair person, please let

me know if you’d consider helping the Guild is some way in the

next year. I’ll happily let you know what work any position is

responsible to do, and if you wish, I’ll pass on your interest to

the Nominating Committee. You can contact me by email or

phone - 510-796-7308 or

Jean Toonen, President OHAG

Thank you – from Myrna Otagawa

Many thanks to those who helped on the decorations

committee. For help making table decorations: Emi Tabuchi

and Alex Donnolley, and special kudos to Caroline Hedgecock

whose talent on the ladder was the reason for those high-flown

angels on the ramparts! Thanks to Dolores Buggy who always

heads the ribbon & bow team, Evelyn Phelps and all the other

women who helped spiff up the food court. Thanks to Toby

Gross for window dressing! Heartfelt thanks as I could not have

done it without you.


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Secretary – Kay Hille-Hatten 657-8952

Treasurer – Joan Bobrink 794-1192


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Membership – Janet Hast here. 490-5352

Business Membership – Judy Anglin 651-2811

Treasurer’s Report

Cash on hand BOM - $46,275.37

Income - $1,242.50

Expenses- $2,886.60

Cash on hand EOM –$44,631.27

CD + Interest - $9,926.99

Total assets EOM - $54,558.26

Mail expense vouchers to:

Joan Bobrink, Treasurer

37901 Bright Common, Fremont CA 94536

OHAG Scholarship Committee Report – Roberta Moody

The guild offers three scholarships to local

Fremont high school seniors interested in

furthering their interest in visual arts. The

application forms and flyers have been updated

and sent out to the local Fremont high schools.

The application may also be downloaded from the

Olive Hyde Art Guild Website, local high school

career guidance websites, or the Fremont City

website. The committee chair would like to

especially thank the many volunteers who helped

with the updates of the application, as well as

Karen Dobmeier for her design of the new

flyer. Deadline for applying is March 28,

2013. Winners will be honored at an

evening reception on May 10, 2013.

Series of Watercolor Collage Workshops by Grace Rankin – Learn about torn paper techniques from abstract to realistic.

Fri, Sat, Sun, March 15, 16, 17 - 10 am-3 pm each day. Fee: $150 for the entire session; $60 per session.

The FAA Centre/Gallery, 37697 Niles Blvd., Niles-Fremont. To register, 510-792-0905. Details,

The following members are requested to bring enough canapés or sweets

for 15 people. Plan to be at the reception from 6:45 to 9:30 PM to help with

service and cleanup. Men are asked to help with the wine service. If you

cannot bring your food, please arrange for a substitute. If you have any

questions please call Karen Tobin at 490-4394. Thank you!

Reception: Friday, May 11 th , 7-9 PM

Five Paletters

Reception: Friday, March 29 th 7 to 9 PM

Gene & Sue Saracco Jan Schafir Barbara Schlein

Kathleen Schwab Gerry Shannon Kathy Sherrod

Susan Silsdorf Marty & Sherril Spellman Jan Small

Emi Tabuchi Armand & Mary Stephens Philip Tice

Tom & Karen Tobin Jean Toonen Ron & Judy Ulrich

Barbara Viola Ann Walla Barry & Holly Walter

Marcia Wennberg Mary Alice van Doorn & Steve Cooper


P.O. BOX 3073

FREMONT, CA 94539-0307

Women’s Figurative Art

Feb 15 th to Mar 16 th

Reception: Friday, Feb 15 th 7-9 PM

Five Palettes

Mar 29 th to Apr 27 th

Reception: Friday, Mar 29 th 7-9 PM

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