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Thursday, April 21, 2016
Altadena’s ‘Wildwood Park’ Opens for Art and Fine Craft Show
For one day only, artists, makers and students of Pasadena High Schools’ Graphic Communications Academy called CAMAD (Creative Arts, Media And Design) will exhibit work at Art on Palm, Saturday, June 18, 2016; 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in secluded and storied Wildwood Park at 1421 E. Palm Street, in Altadena.
The juried show and sale features original works in basketry, ceramics, collage, glass, leather, metals, mixed media, mono-printing, photography, pastels, pencil, textiles, watercolors, and woodworking. Exhibitors include: Annie Aldrich, Tyn Atol and Kari Atol, Charlotte Barnard, Vie Blakey, Tracey Chamberlain and Soozee Van Dyke Woods, Catherine and Ovie Cowles, Ellen Dinerman, Rick Drobner, Jill Dufau, Sandra Encinas, Raquel Escobar, Zazu Faure, Hannie Goldgewicht and Leo Gotlibowski, Carolyn James, Beverly Jones, Barbara Lamb, Debbie Lawrence, Ron Lawrenz, Susan Loraine, Randy Meaney, Piri Mee, Katherine Nakazono, David Ortega, JoAnn Page, Lucia Pasquinelli, Laurie Jo Phillips, Jolana Pineda, Catherine Reece, Anne Sears, Sarah Shin, Kathy W. Spear, Jackie Steimke, Kathleen Swaydan, Naomi Tratar, Nancy Unruh, Peter Vasquez, Jr., Anna Vosburg, Louise Wannier, Lys Wilcox, Stephen Woodruff and Hitomi Yamamuro.
Among first-time exhibitors at Art on Palm are students of Pasadena High School’s CAMAD: Isabella Bunn, Abel Cardenas, Allegra Martinez, Owen Migel, Nalani Rios, Mark Solis, and Janell Weaver. Each is enrolled in the Graphics Art Academy, an arts-based program of technical components, academically challenging courses, and work-based experiences to further student learning.
On June 18, 2016, all artists will exhibit their work along the drives and paths of two Craftsman homes, one renovated by and the other designed by Henry Greene. And from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., the acoustic folk-rock band, Bullfish, will bring music into the canyon. Refreshments, provided by CreativeArtsGroup.
Art on Palm has raised over $25,000 for non-profits and currently supports the CreativeArtsGroup. Founded in 1960, CAG provides quality art experiences and instruction in Sierra Madre’s public schools through ImagineArt, a program of art instruction for elementary school students of Sierra Madre. “Creative Arts is thrilled to partner with Art on Palm. We truly appreciate the artists and hosts of Art on Palm and all who support art in our community”, states Kristin Naran, Executive Director, Creative Arts Group.