The Women’s City Club of Pasadena at the historic Blinn House is pleased to announce “RED” a unique juried art exhibition celebrating the color red. The exhibition, which runs from February 1 through March 30, 2012, features sixty works by twenty-seven California-based artists and photographers. It will be the fourth art exhibition produced by Margaret Danielak, the Women’s City Club of Pasadena’s Curator of Exhibitions. A reception is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
“We accepted only 60 pieces out of hundreds of submissions, selecting only the most captivating red-themed contemporary paintings, photographs and mixed media pieces for display. Good thing I love the color red because I sure saw a lot of it during the judging process!” says Danielak.
The “RED” exhibition will feature the work of Shula Singer Arbel, Judith Asher, Clara Berta, Tim Bulone, Jessie Castillo, Merrilyn Duzy, Bryan Fair, Marian Fortunati, Dick Heimbold, Julie Hill, Lucie Hinden, Ben Humphrey, Anna T. Kelly, Natalie Lundeen, Athena Mantle, Lisa Mozzini-McDill, Marie Mustard, Robin Neudorfer, Terry Romero Paul, Christina Ramos, Joy J. Rotblatt, Julie Snyder, Teri Starkweather, Carol Steinberg, Diana Stewart, Beth Summers and Felice Willat.
The Blinn House, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was built in 1905 for lumber baron Edmund Blinn and his family. The Blinns hired popular Chicagoarchitect, George Washington Maher to design their Californiahome in the Midwestern Prairie School Style. The building has been home to the Women’s City Club since 1945 and continues to serve the Pasadenacommunity as a meeting place for civic, cultural, and educational activities.
“RED” will be on view from February 1 through March 30, 2012. The reception is Thursday, February 9, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The Women’s City Club of Pasadena is located at 160 N. Oakland Avenue in Pasadena, CA 91101. Free parking is accessible behind the building from Madison Avenue. www.womenscityclub.com
The Women’s City Club of Pasadena is open for art viewing Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. During the run of the exhibition, Curator Margaret Danielak will be on hand for art tours of the Blinn House by appointment for this juried art exhibition. In addition, a popular course in art collecting will be offered. Curator Margaret Danielak may be reached through her website www.danielakart.com, via email at Margaret.firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 626-683-9922.