Message from Michael Heacock, Board President: I’m sure you all have noticed the site cleanup and repairs we are making. I hope you are as pleased as I am about the clearing of debris, removal of underbrush and failed retaining walls, as well as the carport roof. We’re painting the gallery, replacing the deck, and starting to make the facilities more accessible. You’ll appreciate that we recovered 60 pounds of honey from the hive in the Gallery wall! Don’t worry; we relocated the bees safely off-site. As you can imagine, we have a long road ahead of us, which is both daunting and exciting. Our site maintenance and improvements are being planned as we develop our long-term vision of the future of this wonderful place.
I’m really excited about our “Winter Celebration” party on December 5! Several of us are building bird houses (I finished mine last weekend!), which will be auctioned at the event. All proceeds will be donated to O’Hanlon. Call or email us if you’d like to contribute to the auction!
We have been so touched by your generous donations. THANK YOU! Additionally, two program facilitators contributed the proceeds from their events back to OHCA. Thank you to Sharon Caplan Cohen and Catherine Flaxman! Member `Lyn Follett also gifted the Center several beautiful boxwoods in planted boxes. Member Jim Vogel is also donating his time to helping with some of the Gallery repairs.
Please help us preserve and rebuild O’Hanlon for future generations!
Your generous donations can be made online at http://ohanloncenter.org/donate/
Details about the “Winter Celebration” for O’Hanlon Center are:
When: Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: O’Hanlon Center Gallery
What: Please Join O’Hanlon Center’s Board and Executive Director for a Fundraising Evening Emceed by Local Radio Personality Renee Richardson, Including:
Your choice of Entrées available for purchase:
1. Seared Beef Chateaubriand with Porcine Mushroom and Brandy Pepper Sauce–$36
2. Sonoma Chicken Breast with Seasonal Grapes, Caramelized Onions, and Gorgonzola Cheese–$35
3. Roasted Portobello Mushroom with Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Red Pepper, Feta Cheese and Rosemary–$39
All of the above include one glass of wine and choice from the buffet of pan roasted seasonal vegetables, roasted organic baby red potatoes, baby mixed green salad, and caesar salad.
No host bar available before and after dinner.
Tickets to the event portion of the evening, excluding dinner, will be available for $20 by prior reservation. Guests ordering dinner get free entry into the event with their meal order.
Dancing: Enjoy the live music by the Bill Carey Quartet
Live Auction with hand-crafted birdhouses by O’Hanlon Center Artists and Supporters:
Kris Gordon, Michael Heacock, Cary James, Peller Marion, Carolyn Planakis, Cayen Robertson, and Abby Wasserman
Silent Auction with items by OHCA members, Artists and Local Businesses:
Chester Arnold, Asian Art Museum, Karen Cox, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Heath Ceramics, Marin Symphony, Marin Theater Company, Joyce Maynard, Jessica O’Dwyer, Once Around, Tom Robertson, Savoir Faire Art Supplies, Sienna Rose, Millicent Tomkins, Barry Toranto, Anabelle Wasserman, Whole Foods on Miller Ave., WIGT Printing, and Yoga Works. Plus many more surprise items!
Silent Auction bidding will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3 and will close at 9 p.m. Thursday, December 5. Bid early and often!
Plus, A Slideshow of Historic Ann and Dick O’Hanlon Images, Compiled by Abby Wasserman!
Who: All of you!
~Seating is Limited
~RSVP with entrée selection by November 11, 2013
Why: To support O’Hanlon Center for the Arts!
Gallery News and Schedule for 2014: In response to comments from our artists about the turnaround time between being notified that they were in a show and the opening events, starting in 2014 we will shift the schedule ahead by one week. We have also outlined the Gallery shows for next year. Please mark your calendars with the following dates (the last two shows of 2013 are also included, for your reference). All of this is posted on the OHCA website as well, on our Call for Entries tab:
Show: Big and Small juried show
Duration of Show: Nov. 5 – 23
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Nov. 1
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Nov. 2
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: Nov. 5
Show: Luminous Worlds: Art of the Spirit juried show
Duration of Show: Dec. 3-26
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): (Saturday) Nov. 23
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): (Monday) Nov. 25
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: Dec. 3
Show: OHCA Members’ Show
Duration of Show: Dec. 31- January 23
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Dec.27
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Dec. 28
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: January 7
Show: Deborah Sullivan
Duration of Show: January 28 – February 20
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): No intake: Solo Artist Show
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): No intake: Solo Artist Show
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: February 4
Show: Red juried show
Duration of Show: Feb. 25 – March 20
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Feb. 21
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Feb. 22
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: March 4
Show: Watercolor: Outside the Lines juried show
Duration of Show: March 25-April 24
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): March 21
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): March 22
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: April 1
Show: Marin Open Studios Show
Duration of Show: April 29 – May 22
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): No intake
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): No intake
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: May 6
Show: 11th Annual Wabi-Sabi juried show
Duration of Show: May 27 – June 19
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): May 23
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): May 24
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: June 3
Show: (Title TBD). Theme: Water as Materials or Subject juried show
Duration of Show: June 24-July 24
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): June 20
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): June 21
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: July 1
Show: Bay Area Women Artists juried show
Duration of Show: July 29 – August 21
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): July 25
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): July 26
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: August 5
Show: Photography Show: Light juried show
Duration of Show: August 26-Sept 25
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Aug. 22
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Aug. 23
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: September 2
Duration of Show: Sept 30–October 23
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Sept. 26
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Sept. 27
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: October 7
Show: Food juried show
Duration of Show: October 28-Nov.20
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Oct. 24
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Oct. 25
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: November 4
Show: Art of the Spirit juried show
Duration of Show: November 25-Dec 18
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.): Nov. 21
Intake Date (Hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Nov. 22
First Tuesday Roundtable and Reception: December 2
CALL FOR ENTRIES: “Big and Small” O’Hanlon Center Gallery, November 2013
• Exhibition Dates: November 5-23, 2013
• Artists Roundtable Discussion: Tuesday, November 5, 4 to 6 p.m.
• Reception: Tues., November 5, 6 to 8 p.m.
• Juror: Elana Yonah Rosen, Board Member of Illuminate the Arts
• Entry Fee: $30 for OHCA members, $35 for non-members, for up to three pieces.
• Become a new OHCA member at the time of delivery and get your entry fee waived! Call or visit www.ohanloncenter.org for more details.
“Big and Small”: the title says it all! Submitted work may be large or diminutive in dimension; integrate those two elements in a singular composition, or tackle the conceptual ideas of these two sizes. O’Hanlon Center for the Arts emphasizes the creative process and the continued pursuit of meaning and authenticity through observation, exploration, and experimentation. Please do not submit works that have previously been displayed at the O’Hanlon Center Gallery.
Media: Any media. Outdoor installation proposals welcome. All works must be ready to hang or display and must be labeled with artist’s name, phone, medium, size, and price, if for sale.
When you drop off your art please bring a resume or an artist statement if you have one. We will give you information about Gallery policies at the time of drop off. Gallery requirements are that insurance coverage is provided by the artist and that accepted work must remain on view for the duration of the exhibition. By taking part in the show, artists agree to a 30% tax-deductible donation to the Center from all sales.
Dates for exhibition entries: Please hand-deliver (no slides or photos) up to three pieces of work to O’Hanlon Center for the Arts, 616 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, on Friday, November 1, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. or on Saturday, November 2, between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. We will notify you (preferably by email) about whether your work has been accepted by Monday, November 4 at 5 p.m.
Those works not accepted must be picked up Tuesday, Nov. 5 between 12:30 and 8 p.m., unless alternative arrangements are made.
Retrieval of Unsold Artwork: Unsold work must be picked up on Monday, November 25 between 11 and 4 p.m. or Tuesday, November 26 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Artists leaving their work after this time will be charged $5/day storage unless prior arrangements have been made.
November in the Loft Gallery: “MAKING CONNECTIONS: The Searchings of an Artist”
by Cayen Robertson. Cayen says of her show, “I assembled the art in this exhibit with the focus on visual relationships. While exploring the qualities in each work, the color, the form, the light, rhythm etc., I observe how the eye connects and integrates disparate elements in the works hanging nearby; discovering what elements serve as the connecting thread. One piece often supports and enhances another by virtue of this visual connection.
In the individual work I look for qualities where the feeling is just right. I strive for clarity, freshness and meaning. For example, in the monoprint/ small painting pieces the color and form are engaged in a dance where neither dominates but flow together in a gentle rhythm. The collages and composites are more complex with all the elements veering toward chaos yet they are ordered and related although in remarkably different ways.
I am forever aware of the surprise and wonder of making art and of the incredible ability of the human imagination.”
Cayen’s works will be accompanied by the display of several unfired clay pots by Vina Cames.
We Thank Our Donors! O’Hanlon recently received tax-deductible gifts from Sharon Caplan Cohen, Catherine Flaxman, `Lyn Follett, Deborah Kemper, Forrest Merrill, and Jessica O’Dwyer.
Other Great Ways to Give Did you know that by shopping at Mollie Stone’s and Woodlands Market that you can contribute to OHCA? Yes, just register your loyalty cards for those stores and part of your receipt will get donated back to OHCA. Take a look at the Escrip website (Escrip.com) and enroll today!
Make your mark at O’Hanlon! Designate OHCA as a beneficiary in your estate planning. Contact the OHCA office for details.
Mention “7078” at Mill Valley Market’s register and 2% of your sales will be donated to OHCA!
We Salute New and Renewing Members Susan Cummins, Deborah Fleisher, Karen Robbins and Tabitha Warren.
The mission of the O’Hanlon Center for the Arts in Mill Valley is to provide programs, studio space, exhibitions and experiences that honor individual creativity, develop artistic practice, and build community.