Sunday, July 2, 2017

Collectors: Art @ the Source, 2017




Iluminati 2: Mixed Media of Dichroic Glass and Natural Stones.. Collector: Ellie Gettlemen
from Sebastopol, Ca.

Ways of the Cross 6-traditional Byzantine mosaic art of smalti using hammer and hardie.
Collector: John and Heather Mutz. John Mutz is running for Sheriff of Sonoma County.

Left: The Second Chakra 2-mixed Media Mosaic .
Center: Woman of Empowerment -Mosaic Right: Figure Study in Pastel
Collector: Gary and Tina Howard of Bodega Bay, Ca.






"Ranchito Milagro" - a series inspired by the gardens of Ranchito Milagro-owned by Jonathan Melrod.. both the artwork and the gardens. 



Alex Rose Pavone, the proud owner of the artwork "Ways of the Cross 6".


"Lena's Garden"-mixed media of plants, flowers, fiber, glass acrylic
Collector: Eli Melrod of Sebastopol, Ca.




Figure Study in Pastel. New Collectors: 
Top Left: Ginna Morries, a former Ms. Ohio Runner-up from Rohnert Park
Top Right: Nino Ariel from the San Francisco Marriot
Bottom Left: Winner of the Raffle
Bottom Right: Carole Carrera, lawyer.


Ghie Wyrsh, an artist from San Rafael, Ca. and her figure study in pastel.


Friday, June 23, 2017

Art at the Source Day 4, June 11, 2017

Day 4 was significant because the artist's mother, opera singer Crescencia Lopez made it to 
Ranchito Milagro from her nursing home in San Pablo, due to the gracious help of friends 
from Vallejo-Elaine Entrata, Gerson Perez and Chill Cauli.

Clockwise:With the artist' Vallejo Family and her mother Crescencia P. Lopez who took Isabel to the UP College of Fine Arts when she was Grade 5.
Classmate Cora Bengco Fredrich with Brenda Cabacoy and DJ of Kaiser
Atty. Carole Tan, with her new nude in Pastel.
Lena and Herschel with the artwork "Lena's Garden"
Cora Bengco brought the artist' mother orchids as well as Filipino food.
Center Photo is a couple from Santa Rosa.
Top L: Fellow beauty queen, Ms. Philippines Universe 2004 Maricar Balagtas (and former Miss Global Philippines)
Top R:Jocee de Asis of Sfo. Hyatt, Maricar Balagtas, Annie Wood, Maricar's husband,  and a friend from Nordstrom.
Center L: Doll aka Jocee de Asis who gave a beautiful bag to the artist.
Center photo: Gloria Turch, a glass artist  for 30 years delivers a bag of stained glass to the artist.
Bottom L: the artist with Doll de Asis, Maricar Balagtas and a friend from Nordstrom.
Bottom R: With the artist' mother, opera singer Crescencia Lopez


Clockwise:Jonathan Melrod and the artist with the Filipino community of Santa Rosa, Ca.
The event ended 5 minutes before closing time with an unexpected hail storm. A blessing from heaven!
Fellow beauty queen, Maricar Balagtas Arciaga  with the artist, Elaine Entrata, Chill Cauli, Gerson Perez and Annie Wood.
The Artist .
Center photo: the beauty queen Maricar Balagtas-Arciaga and Jonathan Melrod.


NEW COLLECTORS

Left:"Lena's Garden"-mixed media of organic materials, glass & smalti , Collector: Eli Melrod
Top R:"The Square Cross"-Collector, Rosary Tan Pavone
Bottom R: "The Energies Within",-Collector Maria Estela Lopez
Top L: Figure Study in pastel for delivery. Top R: Atty. Rosary Tan with her new work.
Center L-R: Ginna Morris, (formerly Virginnia Gebhart)  94 yo of Rohnert Park, a former beauty queen, Miss Wayne County and Ms. Ohio Runner up.
Bottom L: Nino Ariel, of Sfo. Marriot, artwork personally delivered by the artist in the JW Marriot
Bottom R: The lucky winner of the raffle draw, chosen among those who dropped their calling cards in the fishbowl during the 4 day event. Congratulations! 

Top L-R: Delivery of "Ways of the Cross"to the Mutz Family with wife Heather.. John Mutz is running for Sheriff in Sonoma County. Believers of the cross..
Center L: their twin sons prepared a welcome message to the artist in their beautiful home.
Center R: The most expensive artwork "The Second Chakra 2" bought by collector Gary Howard of Bodega Bay, Ca. This piece was previously exhibited at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts. He opted to buy this as "Iluminati 2" was already bought by another buyer.
Bottom L-R: "Iluminati 2" the first artwork to be sold, found it's new home in Scheibel Lane with owners Bob and Ellie Gettleman