Student work on display at Guild
"POETRY" BY ARTS GUILD of Sonoma member artist Sharon Sittloh is one of many pieces to be displayed in Setember, long with a collection of work by students.
For the fourth year, the Arts Guild of Sonoma offered a Summer Mentor program for Sonoma Valley High School students to learn and practice their craft. The work they produced, along with Art Guild members' works will be on display in the gallery at 140 E. Napa St., during the month of September. The public is invited to the opening reception on Friday, Sept. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The following member artists will also be exhibiting during September: Patricia Akay, Roberta Alexander, Barbara Aliza, Pat Biggs, Hugh Buttram, Beth Changstrom,George Dawnay, Irene Ehret, Zaza Fetterly, Yvonne Martin Gambrione, Christine Gonzalves, Katherine Green, Susan Heeringa-Pieper, Cynthia Hipkiss, Ray Jacobsen, Paul Kirley, Sandra Lane, Christine MacDonald, Helen Mehl, Andrea Giovanna Patri, Katie Richardson, Joan Shepherd, Sharon Sittloh, Lyn Swan and Thena Trygstad. The artists' works include pieces in acrylic, encaustic, oil and watercolor paintings; jewelry; mixed media work; metal sculpture and more.
The Arts Guild of Sonoma maintains its gallery space with different monthly exhibits from local artists, and also coordinates art exhibits, workshops, scholarships and other opportunities for Sonoma Valley's youth and adults. The gallery is open to the public free of charge from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Monday.
For more information, call 996-3115 or visit www.artsguildofsonoma.org.