Plein Air Paintout is just around the corner...and don't miss Jaan Carter at the Bette during July
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PAPo Dates and Events to Remember

Event dates: July 28th to August 2nd
From Monday July 28th to Friday August 1st, 40 artists spread out to capture the essence of outdoor Alameda in paint.  Members of the public are invited to watch artists at work as well as invite artists to paint specific homes and gardens.
Wednesday July 30th: Quick draw event limits artists to three hours to complete a painting within a proscribed area: along Encinal Ave from Webster to Chestnut Streets, around Crab Cove, and in Franklin Park. This is followed by an exhibit at the Frank Bette Center, 1601 Paru St, Alameda.
Saturday August 2nd - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm: Work created during the week-long plein air painting session is on display and for sale at South Shore Shopping Center.
Following the exhibit and for sale at the shopping center works will be displayed at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts from Friday August 8th to September 28th. 
Opening reception for this gallery show is Friday August 8th, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 

Past Plein Air Paintout artists include Edwin Bertolet of Redwood City (his painting of Crab Cove was the subject of a Frank Bette Center poster in 2013) and well-known San Francisco artist Mark Monsarrat.
Plein Air Paintout award-winning Alameda artist Nancy Seaman Crookston’s image, “Jay Walker”, is featured on the Center’s event poster, advertising, and 2013 calendar.

For more information contact Margaret Fago - or 510 522-1309.
Jaan Carter's Postcards from the Grid

Signature Gallery

Show: Jaan Carter and Postcards from the Grid
Dates: July 3 - August 2
Opening Reception: Friday, July 11
7:00pm - 9:00pm

More information....
"In the Cards."  Artists are invited to express themes relating to good luck, tarot, dice, lottery, fate, good vs. bad, computer cards, trading cards, playing games and playing cards such as jacks, queens, kings, and numbers, the games of hearts, old maid, go fish, etc.
Receiving day for art: Sun, Sept 28th.
Show runs through October and November.

More info: Call for Art

We're looking for Artists in the House
Demonstrate your artistic process on a Saturday morning in the Main Gallery at the Bette. Bring your materials and your creativity and we'll set you up with a table and a chair and promo your demo in our monthly newsletter. Contact us for more info: 1601 Paru Street, Alameda, CA 94501 - 510-523-6957.
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