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Current Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions






Exhibition Dates: June 15 - August 23, 2013
Reception: Saturday, June 15, 5 - 7pm
Annual Members’ Meeting: Saturday, June 15, 4 - 5pm

Main & West Galleries
Richmond Art Center’s Annual Members’ Show

This beloved annual exhibition features close to 100 artist-level Richmond Art Center members. It also highlights the 2012 Members’ Showcase award winners: Koko Baker, Mira Benoni, Larry Hatfield, Diana Shaio Keevan, Diane Levinson, Stella Ling and Nancy Rowe. This exhibition celebrates and showcases the array of media, talent and imagination that constitutes the heart of the Richmond Art Center’s dynamic and creative community.

Tools for the Next Generation, Levinson
Diane Levinson, Tools for the Next Generation, 2012

West Gallery – Association of Clay and Glass Artists
The Richmond Art Center is happy to continue our collaboration with The Association of Clay and Glass Artists of California. ACGA members that are also RAC Artist-level members are featured in the West Gallery as part of RAC’s Annual Member’s Show.

Chilli Peppers, Benoni
Mira Benoni, Chilli Peppers, Electroplated Chili Peppers with nail polish, 5" x 14" x 1", 2012
Mathew Scheatzle, Cain
Diana Keevan, Grape Leaf Box

South Gallery
Race for the Cup

Out of the Fog, Dewitt
Jim Dewitt, Out of the Fog, Oil on canvas, 30” x 40”

Flying Past the Golden Gate, Dewitt

Jim Dewitt, Flying Past the Golden Gate, Oil on canvas, 4’ x 4’, 2012

Complementing the 34th America’s Cup in San Francisco, this exhibit will explore the human and technological advances to harness the wind, out maneuver, and sail faster to win the prized Cup. Race for the Cup will showcase bold and expressive paintings of Bay Area yacht racing by Jim DeWitt, noted Richmond artist, winner of the 1963 Clifford Mallory Cup, and the 2012 artist-in-residence at the Golden Gate Yacht Club. This exhibit will also feature compelling photographs of devil maneuvers by Daniel Forster, a pre-eminent photographer of past America’s Cup races, and showcase historical race artifacts and the technological advancement of the sailing ships.

Special reception for the exhibition: Saturday July 20, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
Evening will include a special performance by jazz singer Ellen Robinson from 5:45 – 6:45pm

Community Gallery
Paintings by Bill A. Dallas

Resting Blue Nude, Dallas
Bill Dallas, Resting Blue Nude, Acrylic on canvas, 15” x 30”, 2008

Bill A. Dallas is an abstract painter who was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and currently resides and works in Oakland, CA. He grew up surrounded by music – Kansas City Blues and Jazz. His paintings are based on his emotional, political and musical responses to life. “All my experiences, collected thoughts, Jazz music, and wisdom of those whom I’ve been privileged to share time with are incorporated in my art.” Dallas states “…the divine principle of abstract painting is to be in a constant state of enlightenment.” He coined the term ‘Artmatism’ to encompass Abstract Expressionism with his approach of “painting music.”