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Mistlin Gallery presents Impressions and Abstracts Member Show


mistlinImpressions and Abstracts Member Show

February 2 – February 26, 2016

Art Walk and Reception Thursday February 18, 2016  5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

This is a theme show open to Central California Artist Association members only. It will include two and three dimensional works of art.

Impressionism definition. A style of painting associated mainly with French artists of the late nineteenth century, such as Edgar Degas, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Impressionist painting seeks to recreate the artist’s or viewer’s general impression of a scene; seeks to recreate the artist’s or viewer’s general impression of a scene.  A style of painting that began in France around 1870 that uses spots of color to show the effects of different kinds of light and that attempts to capture the feeling of a scene rather than specific details.

Abstract art definition: A trend in painting and sculpture in the twentieth century. Abstract art seeks to break away from traditional representation of physical objects. It explores the relationships of forms and colors, whereas more traditional art represents the world in recognizable images.

Junior Hands In Clay*

Thursdays, Jan. 28 – Feb. 18

4 sessions

3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Get your hands dirty and discover a variety of methods of building pots, sculpture, and figurative projects with clay. $75 including materials. Ages 8-12. Register online at at Mistlin Gallery.

*In cooperation with Modesto Parks Recreation and Neighborhoods.

Gallery hours are 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday.  1015 J Street, Downtown Modesto.  The gallery Gift Shop offers handcrafted items by local artisans.  Find the perfect keepsake or gift while enjoying a unique adventure in shopping for the unusual.  

The Mistlin Gallery is run by the Central California Art Association, a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to supporting regional artists, art education, and art activities.

For more information, please call the gallery at 209.526.3369



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