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RAA's 41st Multi Media Mini Show 2010

The work of 99 Artists with a total of 150 pieces chosen by juror Marguerite Garth will be on display at the gallery until Thursday, April 8.

Special dates and times:

  • Open House: Friday, March 12, 5-7 pm
  • Artist Reception: Sunday, March 14, 1-2 pm
  • Awards Ceremony: Sunday, March 14, 2-3 pm
  • Pick up Non-Accepted Art: Sunday, March 14, 3-4:30 pm.
  • Pick up Accepted Art: Friday/Saturday April 9/10

Congratulations to the Winners!

Dan Soury First Place, $300
Gloria Fogler-Mancini Second Place, $200
Alan K Remele Third Place, $100
Tom Fontanes Past President’s Award $100
Kathleen Bryan Excellence Award, $50
Pat Ford Excellence Award, $50
Gail Brownfield Juror’s Choice $50
Ginger Pena Juror’s Choice $50
Muriel Dolemieux $100 Gift Certificate Golden Colors
Tony Radcliffe $50 Gift Certificate Wilson’s Frame Up
Franny Werthwein $25 Gift Certificate Aaron Bros
Angela Westengard Bud Rickart’s Acrylic Painting Kit
Lisa Mozzini-McDill Product prize from Tara Materials

Congratulations to all those accepted!

99 Artists in all – 150 pieces were chosen

Leah Balestieri Candy Glendening Lee Nemnich
Kristy Bergeson Sean Green Nancy Nichols
Ann Bingham-Freeman Mary Grossman R. Mike Nichols
Thomas Bond Steven Hagerth Setsuko Okubo
Yvonne Branchflower Jan Harvey Jeff Owens
Gail Brownfield Denise Hawkins Ada M. Passaro
John Brownfield Patty Hayden Geeta Pattanaik
Kathleen Bryan Jean Hearst Ginger Pena
Bob Bush Gretchen Hecht Vanessa Perazzo
Dolores Carrasco Hugh Huffman Lori Powell
Terry d Chacon Evelyn Ifft Ted Puffer
Kristy Christopherson Michiko Ikeda Tony Radcliffe
Karen Clark Jill Jones Sean Regaldo
Joan Coffey Maxine Kenny Alan K Remele
Joe Colley Yesung Kim Jack Rowe
Liz Coviello Rosemary Krause David Rudolph
Chick Curtis Joseph La Chance Nikki Skeen
Sandy Davies Cindy Jones Lantier Ray Gonzales Sloan
Rosemary Dillon David Lawrence James Snow
Felicia Dolemieux Michael Le Blanc Dan Soury
Muriel Dolemieux Sheila Le Blanc David Taylor
Pamela Downs Zora Lee Yolanda Terrell
Joan Erwin Shirley Manning David Valenzuela
Julie R. Evans Marie Manos Carey Van Loon
Susan Evans Patty Mariano Barbara Waddell
Brad Faegre Caroline McAllister Cassandra Ward
Gloria Fogler-Mancini Jerrie McCluskey Franny Werthwein
Tom Fontanes Dian McLaughlin Angela Westengard
Pat Ford Pat Meeker Jan Wright
JoAnn Formia Sylvia Megerdichian Briat Yanick
Patricia Franks Sandra Blake Meichsner Robert Yokley
Richard Freund Joanna Mersereau Nancy Yowell
Mary Gehley Lisa Mozzini-McDill

Jurist Statement

It has been an honor and a privilege to judge the 2010 Redlands Art Association Multi Media Mini Show. This is a show that truly consists of little treasures of art.

I became aware of the Redlands Art Association while working on the art collection of the National Orange Show. As we were researching the various artists for the show, I heard nothing but praise about the association’s helpfulness and professionalism. Those qualities made judging this show a joyful experience for me.

The characteristics I was seeking as I was critiquing the various pieces were as follows: beauty, skill, inherent meaning, uniqueness, and fulfilled intent. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder but there are some aspects that are definable, such as patterns and symmetry, colors that are complementary, interesting textures, and compositions that focus the eye, proportion, and presentation. Of course, work not done with skill and attention to detail, fails no matter how interesting. Inherent meaning is the power of the work. Does it tell a story? Make a statement or illicit emotion in the viewer? Uniqueness refers to art that explores old or new subjects in a way that is fresh and different. And fulfilled intent comes back to what the artist is trying to say. The best art has meaning beyond just an image. It also stands out in a crowd, and dares to be different. The winning entries are wondrous examples of these characteristics.

I would like to congratulate all the entrants. Seeing such a wealth of fine work is a pleasure!

Best Regards,

Marguerite Garth


Programs & Workshops

Indigo Scarf Dyeing Workshop

When: Saturday, March 18 from 9 - 1 (bring lunch), with a rain date of Sunday, March 19.

Where: 1309 W Olive Ave.Redlands, CA 1.5 miles from RAA, grey house with white trim on the corner of Olive and Lakeside

Indigo is an ancient form of dyeing that is so much fun! There’s an almost magical process where white cloth is immersed into a vat of yellow liquid – when removed, it quickly turns from yellow, to green, to blue. Of course, it’s not magic, just a bit of chemistry! In this class, we’ll explore different ways to add pattern to cloth using different “physical resist” techniques, called Shibori . After folding, clamping and tying some white fabric, you’ll immerse it in an indigo vat and see how those manipulations create fun patterns like these:

 

You’ll leave with 1 or 2 (for another fee) scarf in your choice of silk or cotton/silk blend patterned by your own hands, and instructions on how easy it is to make your own indigo vat with pre-reduced indigo.

Candy Glendening is addicted to color! She dyes fabric so she can have just the hue & texture she wants, and then uses it to make art quilts and “everyday art”. By day, she teaches Biology at the University of Redlands in Southern California; by night/weekend/online she also teaches quilting and dyeing. She has written 29 articles for various F & W Media/Interweave quilting magazines, appeared in 8 episodes of “Quilting Arts TV” and has two Quilting Arts Workshop videos: “Dyeing to Stitch: A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Colorful Fabric Art” and “Free Motion Machine Sketching: Drawing with Thread from Birds to Botanicals”. For more information, visit her website CandiedFabrics.com

Fee: $65/$50 for RAA member + $12 materials fee/student due Instructor Register in the Gallery

Silk Scarf Workshop

February Workshop: Pick Your Palette, Dye a Silk Scarf with Candy Glendening

When: Saturday, February 18 from 9 - 1 (bring lunch), with a rain date of Sunday, February 19.

Where: 1309 W Olive Ave.Redlands, CA 1.5 miles from RAA, grey house with white trim on the corner of Olive and Lakeside

Redlands textile artist Candy Glendening has sold hundreds of hand dyed silk scarves over the past eight years and is holding a workshop in her backyard dyeing studio so that you can learn how she does it and dye your very own! You will choose your favorite of her many different scarf palettes and she will walk you through mixing the colors, choosing the pattern you’d like to dye, and then dyeing the scarf. You could also describe what kind of color palette you’d like on a scarf, and she’ll work with you to make it happen.

Either way, you’ll leave with a gorgeous one-of-a-kind silk scarf, as well as an understanding of how to use fiber reactive dyes on silk. Make sure to wear work clothes, as dye splashes can stain. (If there's time, you could dye a second scarf if you'd like)

Candy Glendening is addicted to color! She dyes fabric so she can have just the hue & texture she wants, and then uses it to make art quilts and “everyday art”. By day, she teaches Biology at the University of Redlands in Southern California; by night/weekend/online she also teaches quilting and dyeing. She has written 29 articles for various F & W Media/Interweave quilting magazines, appeared in 8 episodes of “Quilting Arts TV” and has two Quilting Arts Workshop videos: “Dyeing to Stitch: A Comprehensive Guide to Creating Colorful Fabric Art” and “Free Motion Machine Sketching: Drawing with Thread from Birds to Botanicals”. For more information, visit her website CandiedFabrics.com

Fee: $65/$50 for RAA member + $12 materials fee/student due Instructor Register in the Gallery

Image Editing Workshop

Workshop at Redlands Art Association Gallery:

  • Saturday February 4th 10am - 2pm    •  Fee $65 /RAA Member $50

David will present a talk and demonstration on Image “Concept” Editing — how to use web images to sell a product and promote and an idea which will be of interest to artists, craftsmen and jewelers.

David Alter is one half of the husband and wife team who run theIMAGEis. His wife owns the company and David is the artistic director. They developed the idea of “Image Concept” editing to affect the outcome of the website viewer’s positive response. David’s background is in production of product photography, art image layouts and screen-printing of informational data.

Today David and his wife and helping others in a web based products business realize their goals through “image concept” enhancement.

Learn the easy steps you can perform to improve your customer's response to your product images. Using these sequences will assure a more positive and compelling action by your customer.

Featured Artists

Jennifer Ali 6/3 – 6/24

You are invited to the Art Show and Opening Reception by artist Jennifer Ali on Friday June 16, 6 - 8 pm. Refreshments will be served. Come meet this professional artist of 36 years and see her most recent work.

Christine E. White 4/1 – 22

Artist Reception: 2 to 4 pm on Saturday, April 15th

Christine E. White is a Redlands local artist. If you've attended local art festivals, or shopped in businesses downtown you may recognize her work and her positive, creative energy.

Her paintings are either oil on panel, or reverse painting on glass. For reverse glass painting, she works backwards and in layers of oil or acrylic, where the finishing touches go on first. “I explore and invent processes. It’s a combination of experiment, adventure and practice that's always becoming more interesting and fun.”

 

She moved around a lot growing up and experienced many parts of America, as well as studying abroad. Experiencing beautiful outdoor areas in South Carolina, Oregon, and Minnesota grew Christine's concern for nature. Living in the Southeast, the Northwest, the Midwest, Texas, Chicago area, and now Southern California also revealed the subtleties of community subcultures. This show titled “SoCal Skies” reflects the interaction of place, the natural environment and our local culture.

Christine hopes you experience a connection between landscape and the human touch through this series. She welcomes you to her artist reception at the RAA from 2 to 4 pm on Saturday, April 15th. To learn more, visit her website.

Rick Strobaugh 2/11 – 3/4

Opening Reception from 2 - 4pm on Sunday, February 26th

My first real training in photography was photographing crime scenes, traffic accidents, injuries, dead bodies and autopsies as a Police Officer and later as a Detective in charge of our Crime Scene Investigation Unit. I eventually used that training to shoot more pleasing subjects in the way of landscapes, wildlife and close-up photography. After retiring, I travel a lot through the western US exploring new areas and shooting photographs. I find many of my shooting locations while running marathons, backpacking, hiking or just driving up dirt roads into the mountains.

Rick Strobaugh

From Our Fearless Leaders

March 2017

I always think January and February are quiet months but once again I’ve been proven wrong. There’s been a buzz in the gallery over the last few weeks about the 48th Multi Media Mini Show.  Everyone has been talking about what they are creating and rushing home to continue on their works in progress. By the time this reaches your mailboxes, the MMM Show’s 150 pieces of art of 14.5 inches or less, will have been installed, the winners decided and preparations for the opening reception on Friday 10th March from 5-7pm and award ceremony on Sunday 12th March made. Many thanks to Sandy Davies, who organizes the show, her dedicated team of volunteers who make the show possible and to everyone who submits art because without them there would be no show! And our Jurist, Penny McElroy, from the University of Redlands.

After an amazingly wet, more English style winter we are being teased with Spring weather. Carpets of flowers are in bloom in the canyons around us - an inspiration for the “Blooming Lovely” theme which follows the Mini Show into the gallery on Friday 31st March and coincides with the Garden Tour on the 22nd & 23rd April. I wish I could paint or had time to explore and take photos this year.

 Many Thanks, Liz Coviello, RAA President

Liz-Coviello