Partridge in a Pear Tree at the The Frank Bette Center for the Arts in Alameda
P a r t r i d g e i n a P e a r T r e e
Opening Night: November 2, 2007
Show: November 2nd - December 24th, 2007
Opening night at the Partridge in a Pear Tree Show at the The Frank Bette Center for the Arts in Alameda, November 2, 2007.
Kathe won the Best of Show Sponsor's Award for her Linoleum print Sally Bird. Her print The Enchanted Tree and pen & ink drawing Holiday got a lot of really good response form the crowds. Holiday is the second in the calendar series to be shown at the Frank Bette Canter for the Arts. There are twelve calendar in the series of which three are finished. When they are all complete she plans to show them together. Kathe Welch had three pieces hung on the walls of the gallery and 13 prints in sleeves in a display rack.
Graham Bird had one of his photograph in the show - a painted nude female figure holding a gold pear and a bird. This photo was shot to fit into this Partridge in a Pear Tree Show and it sold during the show!
Heather Piazza debuted her large mixed media painting Aspen. Aspen is a 36" x 36" (Center of above photo) and is part of a series. She also showed Valley Sunrise a linoleum block print, her mixed media drawing Peary Peary Night, and Untitled an Acrylic Tree. Heather Piazza had four pieces hung on the walls and 15 glass pendants on display.
Top: 'Sally Bird', linoleum print by Kathe Welch. Middle: Award for 'Sally Bird'. Above: Art lover looking at Fused Glass Ornaments by Pamela McCleave in front of Graham Bird's framed photograph. Right: View of gallery including Kathe's 'Enchanted Tree'.in the bottom left corner. Below: Crowd gathered listening to hear who won the Awards. .
Above: Full gallery showing all four of Heather Piazza's pieces. Three paintings and one print.