Richard Diebenkorn Sketchbooks Acquired by Stanford University

Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn

Web site has an article about how Cantor Art Center at Stanford University recently acquired 29 sketch books from Bay area artist Richard Diebenkorn, and they plan on displaying them starting in September. I love Richard Diebenkorn's work and think this is an opportunity to get into his head and see his process. It's a lifetime of sketches and paintings that track Diebenkorn's evolution as an artist, going from figurative to abstractions. The books show snapshots into his life with musings, and gestural sketches. 

Diebenkorn was a graduate of Stanford University. These books join their existing collection of finished works. The sketch books give us a glimpse of the processes used to get to this finished pieces. The show at the Cantor Art Center opens September 9 and runs through February 8, 2016.

Posted on August 24, 2015 .

Jackalope Art Fair is Looking for Artists - Deadline August 1st

Jackalope Arts is a strictly handmade, high quality artisan event.  

Application Requirements:

Each fair is juried to maintain our high quality standard.  

Our jury will be selecting artisans who display a high skill set in their respective fields.  Artists of several genres will be selected for show, to keep the content of the fair vibrant and interesting for attendees.  We will be seeking out artists who display the highest quality craftsmanship in original fashion and jewelry design, ceramics and paper goods, innovative home decor and housewares, art and photography, artisan-made food and much more!  

No buy/sell, vintage, or resale items will be permitted.  We are looking to feature original designs and handmade goods. 

Posted on July 16, 2015 .

Welcome to the New and Improved NELAart Web Site and Blog!

NELAart has added a blog to our web site. There is so much that goes on that we need you all to know about as well as all the stuff we can't fit in the newspaper. Also, if we have a call for artists we'll list it here. NELAart is all about bringing opportunities to our community! 

Last weekend was Lummis Day...the 10th Anniversary of Lummis Day to be exact! It was a three day event celebrated in many different locations, including Boyle Heights, the Southwest Museum, York Park, and Sycamore Grove Park. There was art, music, performance, and all of you!


Posted on June 22, 2015 .