This month's featured artist: Robin Apple

Robin Apple (b. 1962) is a clinical psychologist at Stanford University (California). She fell in love with photography as an important creative outlet and vehicle for self-expression.  As a psychologist, she values experimentation, opening oneself to new experiences, physical movement, and expression. As a photographer she is most intrigued by capturing day-day experiences that she […]

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The Main Gallery: Featured Artist

Current Exhibition:
Merry Art at Main: A fine art holiday show- Wednesday,November 19 through Sunday, January 4, 2014

Duck Menorah #2

By Nina Koepcke

Yellow Sky #2

Oil Painting by Helga Christoph

Winter Rhapsody

Photograph by Arup Biswas

Fish Ornaments

By Susan Wolf

Magic Meadow

Oil Painting by Elizabeth Noerdlinger

Winter Tree

Photograph by Lynne Auld

Xmastree wild

Photograph by Robin Apple

Redwood City, CA Merry Art at Main is a seasonal art show exhibiting the art of local artists from The Main Gallery (located at 1018 Main Street in Redwood City). The show opens Wednesday, November 19th, and runs through Sunday January 4th.  This affordable art and gift market displays more than 22 Bay Area artists’ unique work, including:  ornaments, jewelry, mixed media paintings, drawings, prints, wearable art, photography, ceramics, and much more.  All works of art are original and visitors are invited to come meet the artists behind these creations at the opening reception on Saturday, December 7th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Here is a small peak into some of what you will find at The Main Gallery’s Merry Art at Main:

 

For the Merry Art at Main 2014 holiday show, photographer Lynne Auld exhibits winter scenes from various parts of the American West. Often working in series, her photographs show visits and revisits to the same landscapes at different seasons over a period of years. This continuity “demonstrates changes that time and human intervention have wrought on the land” says Auld. In Auld’s new work her subject matter, though clearly identifiable images, become abstracted with an emphasis on pattern and form. Auld hopes viewers will experience “a feeling or a reawakening of a personal memory” when looking at her work.

When asked about her inspiration for the works included in this holiday show, Painter Elizabeth Noerdlinger states that it comes from“the earth around me”. Employing a spontaneous, colorful, sketch-like quality, Noerdlinger aims to convey a “sense of motion” within her new paintings of local landscapes. She describes that if we take a moment to look, one can notice “there is always movement in the trees and clouds, and even the land.” Noerdlinger aims for her work to “share an energetic spirit that matches the change in seasons, the frenzy of our busy lives, and joyful surprises” of the holiday season.

Come connect the holiday spirit and celebrate local art at The Main Gallery’s 2014 Holiday Show.

The Main Gallery is located at 1018 Main Street at the corner of Main and Middlefield in the historic yellow Victorian Cottage in Redwood City.  The Main Galleryis open Wednesday though Sunday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Special holiday hours are everyday December 8th – 24th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. For more information, please visit our website at www.themaingallery.org or call The Main Galleryat (650) 701-1018.