On select Saturdays and Sundays during Pleasanton Art League Museum on Main will host members of the Pleasanton Art League for demonstrations of their work. This year's artists include: Peggy Magovern: January 18, January 25 Meghana Mitragotri: February 8, March 7 Eugenia Zobel: February 16, March 15
Meet the Demo Artists:
Artist: Peggy Magovern Demo Dates: Saturday. January 18 Saturday, January 25 Demo Time: 11AM to 1PM Demo Location: Museum on Main Medium: Colored Pencil
ABOUT THE ARTIST An award-winning artist, instructor, and judge, Ms Magovern teaches ongoing classes and workshops throughout Northern California. Published cover and editorial illustrations include Smithsonian, Newsweek, the Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, and Oxford University Press. In addition to her career as a free-lance commercial illustrator, she was also Senior illustrator for the iconic Banana Republic catalog. Peggy received the CPSA DC210 First Place award for "Explorations in Colored Pencils" and CPSA Award for Distinction "Explore This! 13", as well as Best of Show and Merit Awards from Bay Area galleries. Her fine art has been purchased across the US and in Britain, and is in permanent collection at the Beat Museum, San Francisco and Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino.
Artist: Meghana Mitragotri Demo Dates: Saturday. February 8 Saturday, March 7 Demo Times: 2/8: 11AM to 1PM 3/7: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM Demo Location: Museum on Main Medium: Watercolor
ABOUT THE ARTIST A self-taught artist, Mitragotri works in both realistic and impressionistic styles to render landscapes, flowers and birds. Her painting "Rose" received an Honorable Mention in this year's Imagination Expressed show, and her work has appeared at several venues in the Tri-Valley, including the Firehouse Arts Center and the Lindsay Dirkx Brown Gallery of San Ramon.
Artist: Eugenia Zobel Demo Dates: Sunday. February 16 Sunday, March 15 Demo Time: 2PM to 4 PM Demo Location: Museum on Main Medium: Porcelain Painting
ABOUT THE ARTIST Livermore artist Eugenia Zobel has worked in overglaze porcelain decoration for over three decades. Ms Zobel joined the Mount Diablo chapter of the World Organization of China Painters in 1989 and has remained active in the field even as the number of artists working in porcelain has declined. Her work has appeared at countless art shows in the Tri-Valley, and for the last twelve years she has been one of Imagination Expressed's most popular artists. .
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