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"Earth Matters" by Blaire Kilbey. Acrylic/Ink. $495
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This beauty is framed and ready to hang in your home! Visit the Gallery today, to pick up a piece of gorgeous art that will be a treasure in your space for years to come.
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
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Earth Matters by Blaire Kilbey.  Acrylic/Ink.  $495
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This beauty is framed and ready to hang in your home!  Visit the Gallery today, to pick up a piece of gorgeous art that will be a treasure in your space for years to come.
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St 
Morro Bay
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm

How powerful are these photos & paintings in the Broken Nature exhibit?
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Fire is so destructive, yet gives a rebirth to earth long dead. It can be ugly & devastating...yet create beauty where there was none. A large and diverse conversation, to be sure.
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Take time to come visit Broken Nature and contemplate the complexities for yourself. The exhibit runs til May 25th.
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay
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How powerful are these photos & paintings in the Broken Nature exhibit?
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Fire is so destructive, yet gives a rebirth to earth long dead.  It can be ugly & devastating...yet create beauty where there was none.  A large and diverse conversation,  to be sure.  
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Take time to come visit Broken Nature and contemplate the complexities for yourself.  The exhibit runs til May 25th.
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm 
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Art Center Morro Bay 
835 Main St
Morro Bay

UPCOMING CLASS:
Sea Glass Coiled Jewelry
May 16th - 11am
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Create in the comfort of your home! This kit features sea glass and step-by-step instructions sheet to guide you to a successful, fun project!
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Learn basic wire wrapping techniques plus you'll learn how to add a coil to create a lovely necklace and 2 pierced earrings!
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All materials are provided including local sea glass, jewelry findings and jewelry wire. Basic jewelry tools not included but available for purchase.
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Choose from brown, green or white genuine local sea glass.
Kit with video $35.
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Sign up at www.creativemetime.com
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UPCOMING CLASS:
Sea Glass Coiled Jewelry
May 16th - 11am
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Create in the comfort of your home!  This kit features sea glass and step-by-step instructions sheet to guide you to a successful,  fun project!
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Learn basic wire wrapping techniques plus youll learn how to add a coil to create a lovely necklace and 2 pierced earrings! 
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All materials are provided including local sea glass, jewelry findings and jewelry wire.  Basic jewelry tools not included but available for purchase.
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Choose from brown, green or white genuine local sea glass. 
Kit with video $35.
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Sign up at www.creativemetime.com

5 days ago

Art Center Morro Bay

toMORROw's SculptureSep 9, 12:00pmArt Center Morro Bay“toMORROws Sculpture” is an open theme exhibition of Central Coast Sculptors group representing a range of
artistic expression, scope and materials through the art of sculpture. The exhibition is open to members of the
Central Coast Sculptors and Morro Bay Art Association and will be held simultaneously with an ACMB exhibition of paintings.
Opening Reception: Sunday, September 12, 2021, 2:00 - 4:00 PM
(Assuming Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted.)

When: Sept 9 - Nov 1
Where: Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St. Morro Bay, CA
Hours: Daily 12 - 4pm
For more info, please see the CCS website at:
www.centralcoastsculptors.org

Photo credit - Black Wire Raven by Mike Hannon


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toMORROws Sculpture

5 days ago

Art Center Morro Bay

ARTIST SALON 2021May 27, 12:00pmArt Center Morro BayMorro Bay Art Association (“MBAA”) Announces
MBAA SALON 2021

This special exhibit celebrating 70 years of MBAA will feature MBAA Member Artists and their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey. Artwork will be accompanied by the artist’s photo and brief bio. All art media and artistic approaches will be represented.

The Salon Wall concept, large groupings of art hung at different heights, allows us to honor great tradition and display a lot of pieces in the celebration of the rich, creative genius of our art community. The exhibit will be installed in the traditional French Salon format, in alphabetical order.

An opening Vernissage with live music will be held on the Art Center Patio on Saturday, May 29, 2021, 5 - 7pm.

Artists participating in the MBAA Salon will be judged by public votes throughout the exhibit for Best Artist. The best 3 artists will be granted a free one-year MBAA membership for 2022 and featured within one of the upcoming shows. This event is free and open to the public. Art Center Morro Bay is open 12pm – 4pm daily.

WHAT: MBAA Salon 2021
WHEN: Exhibit: May 27 – July 12, 2021
OPENING VERNISSAGE: Saturday, May 29, 2021, 5pm – 7pm.
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St., Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: Barbara Sitar, Gallery Director, bsitar66@gmail.com

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Photo credit - "Diffused Reflection" by Deb Johnston.
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ARTIST SALON 2021

Please ENJOY the new video of BROKEN NATURE - created by Matt Prine. It's beautiful! Barbara did a wonderful job of presenting the exhibit!! Please SHARE if you wish!
#brokennature #mattprine #artcentermorrobay
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This is a beautiful presentation, and meditation on this show - thanks!

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Have you visited the BROKEN NATURE Exhibit yet??
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There's no better time than this week! Mark it on your calendar. We're open DAILY 12-4pm. Summer Saturday extended hours til 6pm!
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Most pieces are available for sale! Come support your local artists.
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Morro Bay
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#artcentermorrobay #originalartforsale #artgallery #brokennature #environmentalart #societalart #buyoriginalart #californiaartists #morrobayartassociation #makeastatement #contemporaryart #sculptures #smallpaintings #largeart #collage #mixedmedia #wildfirepainting #protectnature
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Have you visited the BROKEN NATURE Exhibit yet??  
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Theres no better time than this week!  Mark it on your calendar.   Were open DAILY 12-4pm.  Summer Saturday extended hours til 6pm!
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Most pieces are available for sale!  Come support your local artists.
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Art Center Gallery
835 Main St
Morro Bay
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#artcentermorrobay #originalartforsale #artgallery #brokennature #environmentalart #societalart #buyoriginalart #californiaartists #morrobayartassociation #makeastatement #contemporaryart #sculptures #smallpaintings #largeart #collage #mixedmedia #wildfirepainting #protectnature

ONLY 6 Spots left!! Sign up today!! WORKSHOP: "Mark Making - Developing Your Style". In person class!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
At Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop!
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting. Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement, texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making. This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or visit our website for more information. Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.
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It's going to be a fun painting weekend, you won't want to miss!!
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#artclass #abstractartclass #makingmarks #developyourstyle #dianewilliams #chuckpotter #artgallery #contemporarystyle #learnabstractpainting #markmakingclass #artcentermorrobay #morrobayartassociation #slocalart #morrobayart #slocountyart #pasorobles #artonthecentralcoast #contemporaryhome #artstyle #artiststudio #abstractartists #abstractart #artworkshop
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ONLY 6 Spots left!!  Sign up today!!  WORKSHOP:  Mark Making - Developing Your Style.  In person class!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
At Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop! 
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting.  Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement,  texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making.  This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or visit our website for more information.  Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members 
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.
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Its going to be a fun painting weekend, you wont want to miss!!
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#artclass #abstractartclass #makingmarks #developyourstyle #dianewilliams #chuckpotter #artgallery #contemporarystyle #learnabstractpainting #markmakingclass #artcentermorrobay #morrobayartassociation #slocalart #morrobayart #slocountyart #pasorobles #artonthecentralcoast #contemporaryhome #artstyle #artiststudio #abstractartists #abstractart #artworkshop

Broken Nature - Featured Artist: Hannah Sadler carves some of watch she calls "code writing", created when she was young, into her special wood pieces.
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Come read her story of how she uses hand chisels and natural pieces to create her artwork, and get the primitive/natural look she desires. And as the sign says, "Please touch"!
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"I hope to give a peaceful feeling to the people who have my woodwork in their homes and reignite an ancient connection of humans and nature." - Hannah Sadler
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Art Center Morro Bay Gallery is open every day.
Sun - Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
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Broken Nature - Featured Artist:  Hannah Sadler carves some of watch she calls code writing, created when she was young, into her special wood pieces.  
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Come read her story of how she uses hand chisels and natural pieces to create her artwork, and get the primitive/natural look she desires.  And as the sign says, Please touch!
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I hope to give a peaceful feeling to the people who have my woodwork in their homes and reignite an ancient connection of humans and nature.  - Hannah Sadler
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Art Center Morro Bay Gallery is open every day.
Sun - Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
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#artcentermorrobay #hannahsadler #brokennatureexhibit #morrobayartassociation #morrobayart #slocalart #ancientwood #redwoods #californiaartist #naturesbeauty #ecoliving #originalartforsale #purchaseoriginalart #createdbyhand #buyoriginalart #codewriting #environmentalart #slocountyart #artgallery #newexhibit #featuredartist

We NEED your help! We have OPEN Board positions we need to have filled!
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Positions needed:
•Adult Education Director
•Treasurer
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Adult Education Director duties:
 ~Manage the ART STUDIO (activity room/classroom) calendar.
~Organize and schedule monthly art demonstrations and workshops for adult art education.
~Work with other board directors.
~Submit monthly board report and attend monthly board meeting.
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Treasurer duties: Experience in QuickBooks and Excel is helpful but not necessary. ~Bookkeeping, banking and bill pay.
~Attend monthly board meetings.

If you would like more details and/or would like to attend a board meeting for insight into one of these positions, please contact Patricia Newton.
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artbypatricianewton@gmail.com
(805) 423-1100
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We NEED your help!  We have OPEN Board positions we need to have filled!
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Positions needed:  
•Adult Education Director
•Treasurer
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Adult Education Director duties:
 ~Manage the ART STUDIO (activity room/classroom) calendar.
~Organize and schedule monthly art demonstrations and workshops for adult art education.
~Work with other board directors.
~Submit monthly board report and attend monthly board meeting.
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Treasurer duties: Experience in QuickBooks and Excel is helpful but not necessary. ~Bookkeeping, banking and bill pay. 
~Attend monthly board meetings.

If you would like more details and/or would like to attend a board meeting for insight into one of these positions, please contact Patricia Newton.
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artbypatricianewton@gmail.com
(805) 423-1100

"Ode to a Dying Tree (I'm Still Waiting, Listening)" by Teresa Allen.  Mixed Media Sculpture.  $350.
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This piece and many others in the Broken Nature Exhibit are available to purchase in the Art Center Gallery.  Stop in today, to support your local artists.
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Our docents are here, daily, to show you around this powerful exhibit!
Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
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We can't wait to welcome you!
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Ode to a Dying Tree (Im Still Waiting, Listening) by Teresa Allen.  Mixed Media Sculpture.  $350.
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This piece and many others in the Broken Nature Exhibit are available to purchase in the Art Center Gallery.  Stop in today, to support your local artists.
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Our docents are here, daily, to show you around this powerful exhibit!
Art Center Morro Bay 
835 Main St
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
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We cant wait to welcome you!

Every exhibit IS a story, in the BROKEN NATURE show.

"I lived near Mexico border in southern Arizona.  I saw the poverty in the small town of Naco and the strength, love and determination of the people I met there."
(Excerpt of Lisa Hampton Derivan's exhibit story)

Won't you come experience the Art and read the Stories of BROKEN NATURE?  This is a thought-provoking and powerful exhibit.  You're sure to come away with a need to change some things in our lives, to understand our fellow man a little better, and to have compassion for the Earth we all share.

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
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#artcentermorrobay #brokennature #currentexhibit #society #originalartforsale #environmentalart #tellastory #artstories #slocalart #environmentalart #artgallery #makingastatement #immigration #climatechange #pollution #forestfires #poverty #experienceart #morrobayartassociation #morrobayart #slocountyart #centralcoast #sayitwithart #sloma #artteaches
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Every exhibit IS a story, in the BROKEN NATURE show. 

I lived near Mexico border in southern Arizona.  I saw the poverty in the small town of Naco and the strength, love and determination of the people I met there.
(Excerpt of Lisa Hampton Derivans exhibit story) 

Wont you come experience the Art and read the Stories of BROKEN NATURE?  This is a thought-provoking and powerful exhibit.  Youre sure to come away with a need to change some things in our lives, to understand our fellow man a little better, and to have compassion for the Earth we all share.

Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Sun-Fri 12-4pm Sat 12-6pm
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#artcentermorrobay #brokennature #currentexhibit #society #originalartforsale #environmentalart #tellastory #artstories #slocalart #environmentalart #artgallery #makingastatement #immigration #climatechange #pollution #forestfires #poverty #experienceart #morrobayartassociation #morrobayart #slocountyart #centralcoast #sayitwithart #sloma #artteaches

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So touching. Yes, every exhibit is powerful.

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2 weeks ago

❣️❣️ Los Osos, CA talented artist & art instructor, Larry Kappen doesn't use FB. So when you see him out & about, or have his email, send him some kudos, OK? He's really a hidden gem on our Central Coast. His art is featured in Art Center Morro Bay's 'Broken Nature" exhibit. Explore more of 'the Other Larry's; creations at: larrykappenart.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

❣️❣️ Los Osos, CA talented artist & art instructor, Larry Kappen doesnt use FB. So when you see him out & about, or have his email, send him some kudos, OK? Hes really a hidden gem on our Central Coast. His art is featured in Art Center Morro Bays Broken Nature exhibit. Explore more of the Other Larrys; creations at: https://larrykappenart.com/

2 weeks ago

Art Center Morro Bay

CALL TO ARTISTS - MBAA MEMBERSMay 4, 12:00pmArt Center Morro BayMBAA SALON 2021

INFO ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED - MAY 10th

TAKE-IN: May 25, 10am - 2pm


This special exhibit will feature MBAA Member Artists and their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey. Artwork will be accompanied by the artist’s photo and brief bio. All art media and artistic approaches are welcomed.

The Salon Wall concept, large groupings of art hung at different heights, allows us to honor great tradition and display a lot of pieces in the celebration of rich creative genius of our art community. The exhibit will be installed in the traditional French Salon format, in alphabetical order.

In order for you to participate in the MBAA SALON 2021, please submit
ENTRY SUBMISSION INFORMATION NO LATER THAN May 1, 2021

• Your best quality color, phone-selfie or photo portrait, with plain wall background, head and chest only. (no art)
• Half page bio, include your website, email, (phone -optional), your current location(city only) and personal statement (max 30 words) about you and your art.

Please send the required photo and information to Barbara Sitar, Gallery Director, at bsitar66@gmail.com , using your full name and MBAA SALON 2021 in the email subject line.

The information received will be converted to black & white and displayed in its entirety within a show catalog.

This information and photo will then be converted to a large tag, to accompany your artwork on the wall. MBAA may edit your information to fit the tag template.

• Take in Day, submit your artwork during the regular exchange day, May 25, 10am – 2pm, on the patio.
• Please print out entry forms and wire tags and have them ready.
• All standard fees apply
• Artists may enter up to (3) wall hung artworks.
• As an opportunity to exhibit your very best artwork, (1) of your pieces may be entered as NFS


The main focus of this exhibit is to provide significant promotion to the Morro Bay Art Association, established in 1951, and YOU, today’s MBAA Members! MBAA Members are strongly encouraged to participate in this extraordinary event, CELEBRATING 70 YEARS!
The new “MBAA History Wall” will be revealed and on display as part of this celebration.

An opening Vernissage with live music will be held on the Art Center Patio on Saturday, May 29, 2021, 5pm – 7pm.

More fun! Artists participating in the MBAA Salon, will be judged by public votes throughout the exhibit, for Best Artist. The best 3 artists will be granted a free one-year MBAA membership for 2022 and chosen as a featured artist within one of the upcoming shows.

This exhibit is open to MBAA Members only.
To become an MBAA Member, please visit our website: www.ArtCenterMorroBay.org

WHAT: MBAA SALON 2021
INFO DEADLINE, MAY 10, 2021
TAKE-IN : MAY 25, 10am – 2pm
WHEN: Exhibit: May 27 – July 12, 2021, Gallery open 12pm – 4pm daily
OPENING VERNISSAGE: Saturday, May 29, 2021, 5pm – 7pm.
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay

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CALL TO ARTISTS - MBAA MEMBERS

Here's our accomplished artist, Larry Kappen, diving under the "Pacific Garbage Patch" - a plastic weaving artwork by Kimberly Hempel - at the BROKEN NATURE show.
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Larry's own acrylic art piece, "Big Basin State Park before August 16, 2020" reflects on the disappearance of native redwood forests.
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His visual voice helps raise awareness about our responsibility to protect the fragments of the Earth's remaining indigenous forests.
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You can view all the exceptional pieces in the BROKEN NATURE show, at the Art Center Morro Bay Gallery
835 Main St
Sun - Fri 12-4pm and Sat 12-6pm.
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Heres our accomplished artist, Larry Kappen, diving under the Pacific Garbage Patch - a plastic weaving artwork by Kimberly Hempel - at the BROKEN NATURE show.
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Larrys own acrylic art piece, Big Basin State Park before August 16, 2020 reflects on the disappearance of native redwood forests.
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His visual voice helps raise awareness about our responsibility to protect the fragments of the Earths remaining indigenous forests.
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You can view all the exceptional pieces in the BROKEN NATURE show, at the Art Center Morro Bay Gallery
835 Main St
Sun - Fri 12-4pm and Sat 12-6pm.

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❣️ Los Osos, CA talented artist & art instructor, Larry Kappen doesn't use FB. So when you see him out & about, or have his email, send him some kudos, OK? He's really a hidden gem on our Central Coast. Explore more of his creations here: larrykappenart.com/

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Saturday is a great day to come to the Gallery, to see the work of FEATURED ARTIST: Jenny Durling!
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Jenny creates unique and colorful pottery artworks reminiscent of mid-century modern design and shape with a nod to abstract. Many of her motifs are adapted from nature and textiles.
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These decorative artworks begin with rolled slabs, formed on slump and hump molds or constructed from cut pieces of leather hard clay. They are decorated with colored slips and underglazes at the greenware or bisque stage and finished with a durable clear glaze.
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Jenny’s methods include mono printing (designs drawn and colored on newsprint in reverse and transferred to clay as a whole image) to carving the surface, for sgraffito or Mishima, applying additional color or letting the clay body itself show through. These processes allow a layering of images bringing more depth to the surface.
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These bold ceramic artworks are fun and appropriate for everyday use.
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You won't want to miss getting one of her beautiful starfish! They're going fast! Stop in today!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Open Daily 12-4pm
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Saturday is a great day to come to the Gallery, to see the work of FEATURED ARTIST: Jenny Durling!
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Jenny creates unique and colorful pottery artworks reminiscent of mid-century modern design and shape with a nod to abstract. Many of her motifs are adapted from nature and textiles.  
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These decorative artworks begin with rolled slabs, formed on slump and hump molds or constructed from cut pieces of leather hard clay.  They are decorated with colored slips and underglazes at the greenware or bisque stage and finished with a durable clear glaze. 
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Jenny’s methods include mono printing (designs drawn and colored on newsprint in reverse and transferred to clay as a whole image) to carving the surface, for sgraffito or Mishima, applying additional color or letting the clay body itself show through.  These processes allow a layering of images bringing more depth to the surface.
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These bold ceramic artworks are fun and appropriate for everyday use.
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You wont want to miss getting  one of her beautiful starfish!  Theyre going fast!  Stop in today!
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Art Center Morro Bay 
835 Main St
Open Daily 12-4pm

For those who didn't see this awesome video on the News this weekend... this is a wonderful example of the awareness we're trying to bring through the "Broken Nature" exhibit!

Artists, Chris Dicus and Carol Paulson, both have pieces in the exhibit showing the powerful effects of fire on our environment - please see them in the Gallery! Open Daily 12 - 4pm.
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Our wonderful friend, artist Carol Paulson, created stunning paintings for the powerful BROKEN NATURE Exhibit!
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Her well-crafted and magical oil paintings, "Ocean on Fire" and "California Fires" are posing pressing questions about side effects of our human negligent existence.
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Be sure to visit the Gallery to view Carol's and others' stunning and moving artwork!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
Open DAILY 12-4pm
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#brokennature #environmentalart #carolpaulsonart #oilpainting #artcentermorrobay #morrobayartassociation #slocalart #visitmorrobay #originalartforsale #buyoriginalart #artmakesastatement #californiafires
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Our wonderful friend, artist Carol Paulson, created stunning paintings for the powerful BROKEN NATURE Exhibit!  
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Her well-crafted and magical oil paintings, Ocean on Fire and California Fires are posing pressing questions about side effects of our human negligent existence.
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Be sure to visit the Gallery to view Carols and others stunning and moving artwork!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
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#brokennature #environmentalart #carolpaulsonart #oilpainting #artcentermorrobay #morrobayartassociation #slocalart #visitmorrobay #originalartforsale #buyoriginalart #artmakesastatement #californiafires

3 weeks ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Featured Artist Larry K. TruesdaleJul 15, 12:00pmArt Center Morro BayJuly 15, 2021 - September 6, 2021

In conjunction to The Great Outdoors exhibit, Art Center Morro Bay is please to present the beautiful wood turned art of Larry K. Truesdale.

There has always been a passion inside of Larry as it pertains enjoying the beauty of the internal grains of various species of woods, and a vision of what a piece of wood could ultimately become to expose its inner beauty. His experience in the scientific community, focusing on drug discovery, gave him the ability to look beyond the ordinary and create something extraordinary. After retiring in 2011 from a career in drug discovery research, he decided to learn more about the various woods growing across the globe, research and define how best he could enhance Mother Nature’s Wonderful Pallet, hence the name for his new focus…”Woods of the World, Mother Nature’s Pallet” was created.

With each creative idea comes a vision. Larry has the ability to convert that vision into a new product thereby revealing the inner beauty of the wood through its grain, which tells a story of the tree’s growth challenges. Whether it is a tree trunk or a small piece of wood from a tree, he will ultimately convert it to a unique piece of art that is more beautiful than the original piece. To him this process is similar to reacting molecules to create unusual 3-D structures to enhance their biological properties to make useful medicines for mankind.

For Larry, the experience of looking at a tree or a cut block of its wood is truly amazing. He envisions the inner potential and beauty within waiting to be revealed, and then brings new life to that piece of wood.

Larry creates unique three dimensional artworks that are not only beautiful, but also practical.


The Great Outdoors, featuring wood turned artwork of Larry K. Truesdale will be on display from July 15, 2021 through September 6, 2021. This event is free and open to the public. Art Center Morro Bay is open from 12pm – 4pm daily, except Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

WHAT: The Great Outdoors
WHEN: July 15, 2021 through September 6, 2021
RECEPTION: Pending Covid Restrictions
WHERE: Art Center Morro Bay, 835 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
CONTACT: 805-772-2504 or www.artcentermorrobay.org

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Featured Artist  Larry K. Truesdale

3 weeks ago

Art Center Morro Bay

VISIONARY HUMANSep 9, 12:00pmArt Center Morro BayVISIONARY HUMAN / toMORROws SCULPTURE

RECEPTION: Sunday, September 12, 2-4pm (Pending Covid Restricitions)


This pandemic provides an opportunity to break with the past, reconcile with current injustices and imagine a world anew.

We are at the crossroads. Turning away from yesterday, we’re leaping forward into a new future.

As we transition from current habitual concepts and a fabricated persona, we shed the past and pivot into a renewed spirit and sense of vision.

Visionary Human gives rise to questions of survival and demonstrates how art continually pushes us to reimagine our existence.

During this exhibit, artists have been encouraged to draw from centuries-old practices while imbuing them with fresh perspectives to examine issues bubbling up in today’s volatile cultural and environmental climate while constructing their version of reality and self.

You’ll find a wide scope of two and three dimensional art, including paintings, photography, mixed media, jewelry and extraordinary sculptures by Central Coast Sculptors in their simultaneous exhibit, toMORROws Sculpture.

Whether you are attending this extraordinary exhibit to observe or to purchase, you are in for a delight! Visionary Human and toMORROws Sculpture will be on display from September 9 through November 1, 2021. The opening artist reception for these concurrent exhibits is scheduled for Sunday, September 12, 2-4pm. The public is invited to this free event.

Image: Girl with Jade Earring© courtesy of Racheal Wahl

WHAT: VISIONARY HUMAN / toMORROws Sculpture
WHERE: ART CENTER MORRO BAY, 835 MAIN ST., MORRO BAY, CA 93442
WHEN: Exhibit Open daily SEPTEMBER 9 – NOVEMBER 1, 2021
RECEPTION: Sunday, September 12, 2-4pm (Pending Covid Restricitions)
GALLERY OPEN DAILY, 12PM – 4PM
Further Information: contact Barbara Sitar, Art Curator and Gallery Director at bsitar66@gmail.com

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VISIONARY HUMAN

UPCOMING CLASS ALERT:
Succulent Wreath Class - Round or Heart
May 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CREATE AT HOME PROJECT COMPLETE WITH KIT AND HOW-TO INSTRUCTION SHEET AND VIDEO TO GUIDE YOU TO CREATIVE SUCCESS.
You will pick up your kit at
Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
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Learn how easy it is to create with succulents. Choose from two sizes of round moss wreaths or heart wreaths. Care instructions are provided so your succulent projects thrive for a very long time.
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​Everything's provided (except garden shears) including beautiful, locally grown succulents, wreath forms and specialty pins, so all you do is sign-up, create and enjoy!

Kits $55-65
Sign up at: www.creativemetime.com
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UPCOMING CLASS ALERT:
Succulent Wreath Class - Round or Heart
May 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A CREATE AT HOME PROJECT COMPLETE WITH KIT AND HOW-TO INSTRUCTION SHEET AND VIDEO TO GUIDE YOU TO CREATIVE SUCCESS.
You will pick up your kit at 
Art Center Morro Bay 
835 Main St.
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Learn how easy it is to create with succulents. Choose from two sizes of round moss wreaths or heart wreaths. Care instructions are provided so your succulent projects thrive for a very long time.
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​Everythings provided (except garden shears) including beautiful, locally grown succulents, wreath forms and specialty pins, so all you do is sign-up, create and enjoy!

Kits $55-65
Sign up at: www.creativemetime.com

Only a couple more days to see this beautiful installation. of "Through the Flowers", by
Laurie Shapiro for @slomuseumofart in Mission
Plaza.
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Using drawn screen prints and layers of painting on transparent vinyl, the artist creates a semi-enclosed outdoor environment for San Luis Obispo’s Mission Plaza.  With both sides of the artwork rich in layers of color and paint, as well as a custom-lit interior, the artist encourages visitors to enjoy a playful and imaginative experience where we can to look and interact with each other “through the flowers.”
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I went to see this fun exhibit yesterday. The reflections of light coming through the panels and the echo inside, were so magical!
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Only a couple more days to see this beautiful installation.    of Through the Flowers, by
         Laurie Shapiro for @slomuseumofart in Mission
                       Plaza.
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Using drawn screen prints and layers of painting on transparent vinyl, the artist creates a semi-enclosed outdoor environment for San Luis Obispo’s Mission Plaza.  With both sides of the artwork rich in layers of color and paint, as well as a custom-lit interior, the artist encourages visitors to enjoy a playful and imaginative experience where we can to look and interact with each other “through the flowers.”
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I went to see this fun exhibit yesterday.  The reflections of light coming through the panels and the echo inside, were so magical!

CLASS/WORKSHOP ALERT!! "Mark Making - Developing Your Style" - in person!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
At Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop!
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting. Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement, texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making. This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or visit our website for more information. Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.
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It's going to be a fun painting weekend, you won't want to miss!!
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CLASS/WORKSHOP ALERT!! Mark Making - Developing Your Style - in person!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
At Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop! 
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting.  Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement,  texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making.  This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or visit our website for more information.   Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members 
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.
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Its going to be a fun painting weekend, you wont want to miss!!

It's a wonderful #sundayfunday to visit the Square Art wall at Art Center Morro Bay!!
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All new artwork up for you to choose from! All are for sale at low, flat rate prices based on size! It's a great way to get your Original Art Collection started!!
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We're open everyday 12-4pm!
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
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#squareart #artcentermorrobay #artgallery #nature #originalartforsale #otter #dolphin #octopus #marinelife #oceanart #buyoriginalart #startyourartcollection #oceanlove #coastalliving
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Its a wonderful #sundayfunday to visit the Square Art wall at Art Center Morro Bay!!
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All new artwork up for you to choose from!  All are for sale at low, flat rate prices based on size!  Its a great way to get your Original Art Collection started!!
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Were open everyday 12-4pm!  
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
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#squareart #artcentermorrobay #artgallery #nature #originalartforsale #otter #dolphin #octopus #marinelife #oceanart #buyoriginalart #startyourartcollection #oceanlove #coastalliving

DEADLINE EXTENDED!! CALL TO ARTISTS - MBAA MEMBERS ONLY
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MBAA SALON 2021 Exhibit
Info Entry Deadline - May 10th! (Instead of May 1st, but get yours in asap! Don't wait til the last minute!)
Art Take-in: May 25, 10 - 2pm
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This special exhibit will feature MBAA Member Artists and their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey. Artwork will be accompanied by the artist’s photo and brief bio. All art media and artistic approaches are welcomed.

The Salon Wall concept, large groupings of art hung at different heights, allows us to honor great tradition and display a lot of pieces in the celebration of rich creative genius of our art community. The exhibit will be installed in the traditional French Salon format, in alphabetical order.
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In order for you to participate in the MBAA SALON 2021, please submit your
ENTRY SUBMISSION INFORMATION - NO LATER THAN May 10, 2021
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Please find more exhibit information and submission requirements, on the website!
www.artcentermorrobay.org
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There will also be a special Vernissage Reception on the Patio with live music May 29, 5-7pm. You don't want to miss it!!
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#artcentermorrobay #calltoartists #morrobayartassociation #membersonly #becomeamembertoday #slocountyartists
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DEADLINE EXTENDED!!  CALL TO ARTISTS - MBAA MEMBERS ONLY
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MBAA SALON 2021 Exhibit
Info Entry Deadline - May 10th! (Instead of May 1st, but get yours in asap!  Dont wait til the last minute!)
Art Take-in: May 25, 10 - 2pm
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This special exhibit will feature MBAA Member Artists and their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey. Artwork will be accompanied by the artist’s photo and brief bio. All art media and artistic approaches are welcomed.

The Salon Wall concept, large groupings of art hung at different heights, allows us to honor great tradition and display a lot of pieces in the celebration of rich creative genius of our art community. The exhibit will be installed in the traditional French Salon format, in alphabetical order.
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In order for you to participate in the MBAA SALON 2021, please submit your
ENTRY SUBMISSION INFORMATION - NO LATER THAN May 10, 2021
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Please find more exhibit information and submission requirements,  on the website!
www.artcentermorrobay.org 
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There will also be a special Vernissage Reception on the Patio with live music May 29, 5-7pm.  You dont want to miss it!!
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#artcentermorrobay #calltoartists #morrobayartassociation #membersonly #becomeamembertoday #slocountyartists

Upcoming Class: April 24 - Sea Glass Wire Wrapped Jewelry
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Create in the comfort of your own home. Featuring local sea glass and a how-to video to guide you to a successful, fun project!
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Learn basic wire-wrapping to create a lovely necklace and (2) pierced earrings. All materials are provided, except for basic tools (pliers & wire cutters - available on the website). You choose your color of sea glass!
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Sign up at www.creativemetime.com or call 805-286-5993
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#creativemetime #artcentermorrobay #jewelryclasses #morrobayartassociation #morrobayart #artclassesonline #youcreateathome #seaglassjewelry #sloartclasses #artclassesfromhome
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Upcoming Class:  April 24 - Sea Glass Wire Wrapped Jewelry 
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Create in the comfort of your own home.  Featuring local sea glass and a how-to video to guide you to a successful,  fun project!
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Learn basic wire-wrapping to create a lovely necklace and (2) pierced earrings.  All materials are provided, except for basic tools (pliers & wire cutters - available on the website).  You choose your color of sea glass!
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Sign up at www.creativemetime.com or call 805-286-5993
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#creativemetime #artcentermorrobay #jewelryclasses #morrobayartassociation #morrobayart #artclassesonline #youcreateathome #seaglassjewelry #sloartclasses #artclassesfromhome

Happy EARTH DAY! We are celebrating Earth Day with our exhibit, BROKEN NATURE.
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Barbara Sitar (Gallery Director and Curator) and Jan Meslin (Leave No One Behind Initiative) are speaking about the Exhibition on 920KVEC Hometown Radio, here:
www.920kvec.com/show/dave-congalton-hometown-radio/
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This link is active TODAY only!!
If you'd like a clickable direct link, just DM me and I'll send it to you!
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Photo acknowledgement: "Plastic Pandemic", Outdoor Sculpture by Stephen Plowman
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Happy EARTH DAY!  We are celebrating Earth Day with our exhibit, BROKEN NATURE. 
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Barbara Sitar (Gallery Director and Curator) and Jan Meslin (Leave No One Behind Initiative) are speaking about the Exhibition on 920KVEC Hometown Radio, here:
https://www.920kvec.com/show/dave-congalton-hometown-radio/
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This link is active TODAY only!!
If youd like a clickable direct link, just DM me and Ill send it to you!
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Photo acknowledgement: Plastic Pandemic, Outdoor Sculpture by Stephen Plowman
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#artcentermorrobay #920kvec #earthday #brokennature #earthdayexhibit #morrobay #slocalart #stephenplowman #janmeslin #hometownradio #interviewwithagallery

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👉 PLEASE NOTE: The link is ONLY available TODAY!! So please give it a listen!! www.920kvec.com/show/dave-congalton-hometown-radio/

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⚜ Artists, Guests & Fans ~ PLEASE JOIN US ON AIR TODAY! We're excited to be a guest on Dave Congalton's Hometown Radio program on News Talk 920 KVEC. Tune in & listen at 3:35 pm, "Learn about the new exhibit, "Broken Nature" at Art Center Morro Bay." www.920kvec.com/

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⚜ Artists, Guests & Fans ~ PLEASE JOIN US ON AIR TODAY! Were excited to be a guest on Dave Congaltons Hometown Radio program on  News Talk 920 KVEC.  Tune in & listen at 3:35 pm, Learn about the new exhibit, Broken Nature at Art Center Morro Bay. https://www.920kvec.com/

Patricia Tipp Newton  Barbara Sitar   Sue Allemand

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Somehow all I heard was a long news show yesterday.

⚜ WOW! Patricia Tipp Newton Barbara Sitar Sue Allemand, this sounds fantastic! Hope many new & loyal fans & artists tune in to Dave Congalton's Hometown Radio program today! Exciting for Art Center Morro Bay! Team Larry 😎 www.920kvec.com/

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Have you seen the NEW "Broken Nature" Exhibit?? It's a giant undertaking of display beauty, by our Gallery Director, Barbara Sitar.
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Over 390 pieces of art, from artists all speaking their truth, to the environmental and societal "brokenness" in our World.
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The Gallery is now OPEN every day, 12-4pm! Stop in, the wonderful docents will be happy to welcome you.

Peruse these pieces by #roneprinz and #claudiadavis and hundreds of other exquisite artworks.
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#artcentermorrobay #artgallery #brokennature #newexhibit #originalartforsale #MBAAgallery #morrobayartassociation #environmentalart #societalart #raiseyourvoice #takeaction #artmakesastatement
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Have you seen the NEW Broken Nature Exhibit?? Its a giant undertaking of display beauty, by our Gallery Director, Barbara Sitar.
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Over 390 pieces of art, from artists all speaking their truth, to the environmental and societal brokenness in our World.
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The Gallery is now OPEN every day, 12-4pm! Stop in, the wonderful docents will be happy to welcome you.

Peruse these pieces by #roneprinz and #claudiadavis and hundreds of other exquisite artworks.
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#artcentermorrobay #artgallery #brokennature #newexhibit #originalartforsale #MBAAgallery #morrobayartassociation #environmentalart #societalart #raiseyourvoice #takeaction #artmakesastatement

Have you seen the NEW "Broken Nature" Exhibit?? It's a giant undertaking of display beauty, by our Gallery Director, Barbara Sitar.
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Over 390 pieces of art, from artists all speaking their truth, to the environmental and societal "brokenness" in our World.
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The Gallery is now OPEN every day, 12-4pm! Stop in, the wonderful docents will be happy to welcome you.
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#artcentermorrobay #artgallery #brokennature #newexhibit #originalartforsale #MBAAgallery #morrobayartassociation #environmentalart #societalart #raiseyourvoice #takeaction #artmakesastatement
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Have you seen the NEW Broken Nature Exhibit?? Its a giant undertaking of display beauty, by our Gallery Director, Barbara Sitar.
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Over 390 pieces of art, from artists all speaking their truth, to the environmental and societal brokenness in our World.
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The Gallery is now OPEN every day, 12-4pm! Stop in, the wonderful docents will be happy to welcome you.
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#artcentermorrobay #artgallery #brokennature #newexhibit #originalartforsale #MBAAgallery #morrobayartassociation #environmentalart #societalart #raiseyourvoice #takeaction #artmakesastatement

4 weeks ago

New show... "BROKEN NATURE," a mixed-media exhibit, April 8-May 24, 2021 at the Art Center Morro Bay. Open every day from noon until 4:00. There are 160 artworks, paintings, sculptures, handmade books, assemblages... artists making statements about our environment and our own psyche. My Smoking Bird pieces are shown below. ... See MoreSee Less

New show... BROKEN NATURE, a mixed-media exhibit, April 8-May 24, 2021 at the Art Center Morro Bay. Open every day from noon until 4:00. There are 160 artworks, paintings, sculptures, handmade books, assemblages... artists making statements about our environment and our own psyche. My Smoking Bird pieces are shown below.

We all enjoyed the online workshop with Thomas W. Schaller! Thank you so much for an amazing live, online experience! Patricia NewtonBig thanks to Patricia Newton of the Art Center Morro Bay for putting together such a great group of painters for me this past week. Online teaching may be the new normal... Here's one of my watercolor sketch demos - "Marco Sketching - Rome" #watercolor #teaching #demonstration #sketch #danielsmithwatercolors #escodabrushes #neef #baohongpaper ... See MoreSee Less

We all enjoyed the online workshop with Thomas W. Schaller! Thank you so much for an amazing live, online experience! Patricia Newton

4 weeks ago

Big thanks to Patricia Newton of the Art Center Morro Bay for putting together such a great group of painters for me this past week. Online teaching may be the new normal... Here's one of my watercolor sketch demos - "Marco Sketching - Rome" #watercolor #teaching #demonstration #sketch #danielsmithwatercolors #escodabrushes #neef #baohongpaper ... See MoreSee Less

Big thanks to Patricia Newton of the Art Center Morro Bay for putting together such a great group of painters for me this past week. Online teaching may be the new normal... Heres one of my watercolor sketch demos - Marco Sketching - Rome #watercolor #teaching #demonstration #sketch  #danielsmithwatercolors #escodabrushes #neef #baohongpaper

"Leave No One Behind" by Victor Manuel Cordero Jr.
Acrylics. $300.
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Available now in the "Broken Nature " exhibit at the Gallery.
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Stop in today, to view the entire Collection! We're open daily 12-4pm. 835 Main St., Morro Bay.
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#artcentermorrobay #availableart #brokennature #leavenoonebehind #societalart #everyonecounts #originalartforsale #makeastatement
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Leave No One Behind by Victor Manuel Cordero Jr.  
Acrylics.  $300.  
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Available now in the Broken Nature  exhibit at the Gallery.
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Stop in today, to view the entire Collection!  Were open daily 12-4pm.  835 Main St., Morro Bay. 
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#artcentermorrobay #availableart #brokennature #leavenoonebehind #societalart #everyonecounts #originalartforsale #makeastatement

Introducing Morro Bay Art Association Gallery's first ever, Artist In Residence... Meet Everet Lucero!
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Everet is a 25 yr old, Central Coast, CA native. He is a self-educated mixed media artist, poet, composer, musician and performing artist.
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His dream is to integrate his various artistic endeavors into a visual and performance-based art form that is unique to his sensibilities.
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His PROJECT VISION is PLAYABLE SCULPTURES. A multi-media project using discarded materials to create NEW HYBRIDS - deconstructed and reinvented sculptural musical instruments.
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If you are interested in helping Everet achieve his artistic goal, he is looking for donations of used/discarded musical instruments and raw materials...and/or monetary donations to acquire needed materials, production, construction, web, documentary and public presentation supplies.
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Donations may be made by check to MBAA with "Everet" or "Artist in Residence" noted on your check. OR click photo OR through the Donation portal on the website artcentermorrobay.org THANK YOU for supporting local artists and dreams!
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Introducing Morro Bay Art Association Gallerys first ever, Artist In Residence... Meet Everet Lucero!  
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Everet is a 25 yr old, Central Coast, CA native.  He is a self-educated mixed media artist, poet, composer, musician and performing artist.
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His dream is to integrate his various artistic endeavors into a visual and performance-based art form that is unique to his sensibilities. 
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His PROJECT VISION is PLAYABLE SCULPTURES.  A multi-media project using discarded materials to create NEW HYBRIDS - deconstructed and reinvented sculptural musical instruments. 
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If you are interested in helping Everet achieve his artistic goal, he is looking for donations of used/discarded musical instruments and raw materials...and/or monetary donations to acquire needed materials, production, construction, web, documentary and public presentation supplies.  
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Donations may be made by check to MBAA with Everet or Artist in Residence noted on your check.  OR click photo OR through the Donation portal on the website artcentermorrobay.org  THANK YOU for supporting local artists and dreams!

Upcoming Art Workshop!
"Mark Making - Developing Your Style" - in person!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop!
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting. Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement, texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making. This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or on our website. Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.
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Upcoming Art Workshop!
Mark Making - Developing Your Style - in person!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop! 
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting.  Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement,  texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making.  This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or on our website.  Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members 
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.

"Methuselah Mother" - Barbara Sitar's art piece for the "Broken Nature" exhibit - is on display until May 25th! Acrylic on resin, mixed media.
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Mother trees are the largest trees in a forest and they are lumbered first.
In a single forest, a mother tree can be connected to hundreds of other trees and will send their excess carbon through the mycorrhizal network to the seedlings.
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Methuselah is a 4,852-year-old Great Basin bristlecone pine Mother Tree growing high in the White Mountains of eastern California. It is recognised as the non-clonal tree with the greatest confirmed age in the world.
She is older than pyramids.
Deforestation isn't only being caused by lumbering but by a rise of population and forest fires. United States deforestation has caused the destruction of boreal virgin forests by 75% percent since 1600.
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Metropolitan areas in the US are losing about 36 million trees each year. About 15 billion trees are cut down each year worldwide. Hypothetically speaking, at this rate it would take just 200 years for the world's forests to completely disappear.
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Come on out to view the entire "Broken Nature" exhibit! We're open Every Day, 12 - 4pm!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay, CA
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Methuselah Mother - Barbara  Sitars art piece for the Broken Nature exhibit  - is on display until May 25th!  Acrylic on resin, mixed media.
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Mother trees are the largest trees in a forest and they are lumbered first.
In a single forest, a mother tree can be connected to hundreds of other trees and will send their excess carbon through the mycorrhizal network to the seedlings.
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Methuselah is a 4,852-year-old Great Basin bristlecone pine Mother Tree growing high in the White Mountains of eastern California. It is recognised as the non-clonal tree with the greatest confirmed age in the world.
She is older than pyramids.
Deforestation isnt only being caused by lumbering but by a rise of population and forest fires. United States deforestation has caused the destruction of boreal virgin forests by 75% percent since 1600. 
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Metropolitan areas in the US are losing about 36 million trees each year. About 15 billion trees are cut down each year worldwide. Hypothetically speaking, at this rate it would take just 200 years for the worlds forests to completely disappear.
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Come on out to view the entire Broken Nature exhibit!  Were open Every Day, 12 - 4pm!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay, CA

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This is amazing.

POWERFUL WORK, BARBARA!

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Come visit the Gallery today!!

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I got to see the exhibit today with the Curator Barbara Sitar's explanations of some of the works and with some of the artist's comments. What a powerful, meaningful and challenging exhibit! Thank you, Barbara Sitar for imagining this exhibit and challenging us all to consider the ways our world is broken and to imagine hope.

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Check out new powerful exhibit Broken Nature at our Morro Bay Art Association Art Center Morro Bay. EVERY DAY 12 - 4pm. Our fellow artists making statement about state of environment and our own psyche in 160 artworks. ... See MoreSee Less

Check out new powerful exhibit Broken Nature at our Morro Bay Art Association Art Center Morro Bay. EVERY DAY 12 - 4pm. Our fellow artists making statement about state of environment and our own psyche in 160 artworks.

The new exhibit, "Broken Nature" is on display and ready for you to see!! Barbara & her team did a gorgeous job of hanging this show.
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More than 80 people came through the exhibit yesterday! And now it's your turn! We'll be waiting for you 12-4pm.
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
Open every day - 12-4pm
Free entry.
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Featured Artist exhibit by Jenny Durling.
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#artcentermorrobay #brokennature
#newexhibit #MBAAgallery #artgallery #fineartexhibit #environmentalart #societalart #fineart #californiaartists #slocalart #centralcoastart #morrobay #visitmorrobay #originalart #originalartforsale #buyoriginalart #slocal #slocountyart # #morrobayartassociation #jennydurlingceramics #potteryartist #artcollector
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The new exhibit, Broken Nature is on display and ready for you to see!!   Barbara & her team did a gorgeous job of hanging this show.
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More than 80 people came through the exhibit yesterday!  And now its your turn!    Well be waiting for you 12-4pm.
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
Open every day - 12-4pm 
Free entry.
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Featured Artist exhibit by Jenny Durling.
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#artcentermorrobay #brokennature
#newexhibit #MBAAgallery #artgallery #fineartexhibit #environmentalart #societalart #fineart #californiaartists #slocalart #centralcoastart #morrobay #visitmorrobay #originalart #originalartforsale #buyoriginalart #slocal #slocountyart # #morrobayartassociation #jennydurlingceramics #potteryartist #artcollector

CALL TO ARTISTS - MBAA MEMBERS ONLY
If you're not a Member, click photo to become one today!
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MBAA SALON 2021 Exhibit
Info Entry Deadline - May 1st!
Art Take-in: May 25, 10 - 2pm
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This special exhibit will feature MBAA Member Artists and their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey. Artwork will be accompanied by the artist’s photo and brief bio. All art media and artistic approaches are welcomed.

The Salon Wall concept, large groupings of art hung at different heights, allows us to honor great tradition and display a lot of pieces in the celebration of rich creative genius of our art community. The exhibit will be installed in the traditional French Salon format, in alphabetical order.
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In order for you to participate in the MBAA SALON 2021, please submit your
ENTRY SUBMISSION INFORMATION - NO LATER THAN May 1, 2021
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Please find more exhibit information and submission requirements, on the website!
www.artcentermorrobay.org
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There will also be a special Vernissage Reception on the Patio, with music and refreshments May 29 5-7 pm. You won't want to miss it!
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CALL TO ARTISTS - MBAA MEMBERS ONLY
If youre not a Member, click photo to become one today!
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MBAA SALON 2021 Exhibit
Info Entry Deadline - May 1st!
Art Take-in: May 25, 10 - 2pm
.
.
This special exhibit will feature MBAA Member Artists and their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey. Artwork will be accompanied by the artist’s photo and brief bio. All art media and artistic approaches are welcomed.

The Salon Wall concept, large groupings of art hung at different heights, allows us to honor great tradition and display a lot of pieces in the celebration of rich creative genius of our art community. The exhibit will be installed in the traditional French Salon format, in alphabetical order.
.
In order for you to participate in the MBAA SALON 2021, please submit your
ENTRY SUBMISSION INFORMATION - NO LATER THAN May 1, 2021
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Please find more exhibit information and submission requirements,  on the website!
www.artcentermorrobay.org 
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There will also be a special Vernissage Reception on the Patio, with music and refreshments May 29 5-7 pm.  You wont want to miss it!

CLASS ALERT! Mixed Media Basics...
Starting Wednesdays
April 21-May 19, 2:00-3:30pm (PDT)
5-Week Class
$95 Non-member $85 Members

Mixed Media Art is the ideal medium to explore your creative side without the pressure of having to be artistic or create a perfect piece of art.
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In this live Zoom workshop you will combine acrylic painting, collaging, texturizing and, adhering found objects. You will also learn the basics such as working with acrylic paints & medium, basic color mixing and composition. You will end up with 2 final mixed media pieces by the end of the class.
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Have fun blending a variety of mediums and techniques to create art that is rich, dimensional & unique. The magic happens when we welcome accidents and mistakes to happen. In this class you are free to discover what organically unfolds. This class is ideal for anyone with little or no prior art experience and is the perfect introduction to mixed media.
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WHAT: Mixed Media Basics
WHEN: Wednesday, April 21 through May 19, 2pm – 3:30pm
WHERE: Live Online
REGISTER: www.artcentermorrobay.org
Or CLICK photo to sign up! And to Become a Member!
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CLASS ALERT!  Mixed Media Basics...
Starting Wednesdays 
April 21-May 19, 2:00-3:30pm (PDT)
5-Week Class
$95 Non-member $85 Members

Mixed Media Art is the ideal medium to explore your creative side without the pressure of having to be artistic or create a perfect piece of art. 
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In this live Zoom workshop you will combine acrylic painting, collaging, texturizing and, adhering found objects. You will also learn the basics such as working with acrylic paints & medium, basic color mixing and composition. You will end up with 2 final mixed media pieces by the end of the class. 
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Have fun blending a variety of mediums and techniques to create art that is rich, dimensional & unique. The magic happens when we welcome accidents and mistakes to happen. In this class you are free to discover what organically unfolds. This class is ideal for anyone with little or no prior art experience and is the perfect introduction to mixed media.
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WHAT: Mixed Media Basics
WHEN: Wednesday, April 21 through May 19, 2pm – 3:30pm
WHERE: Live Online
REGISTER: www.artcentermorrobay.org 
Or CLICK photo to sign up!  And to Become a Member!

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👉👉Who is the instructor, please? Sounds terrific--thanks!

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Only 1 more week!! Sign up for Thomas Schaller's "Architecture of Light" Watercolor Workshop!!
April 16, 17, 18
9am - 4pm
Live on Zoom!
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Learn from a Master, what it takes to create light and atmospheric expression. Daily demonstrations and discussions.
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The focus of this workshop will be less about technical expertise and more about intent, inspiration, observation and finding your unique artistic voice.
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Click to Sign up! It's going to be a fantastic weekend online!
Only $250/Members
$310/Non-members
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Any questions, please call or DM us!
(805)772-2504
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Only 1 more week!!  Sign up for Thomas Schallers Architecture  of Light Watercolor Workshop!!  
April 16, 17, 18
9am - 4pm
Live on Zoom!
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Learn from a Master, what it takes to create light and atmospheric expression.  Daily demonstrations and discussions.
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The focus of this workshop will be less about technical expertise and more about intent, inspiration, observation and finding your unique artistic voice.
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Click to Sign up!  Its going to be a fantastic weekend online!
Only $250/Members 
$310/Non-members 
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Any questions,  please call or DM us!  
(805)772-2504

It's EXCHANGE Day!! Time to submit your Art for the "Broken Nature" Exhibit! 10 - 2pm. Print out and bring your tags and submission sheets, along with your checks. Full details on the website, under Upcoming Exhibits!
www.artcentermorrobay.org
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"Flower Power" and "Ikebana" artists, don't forget to pick up your pieces today!
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Can't wait to see everyone! 10am - 2pm.
835 Main St.
Morro Bay
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Its EXCHANGE Day!!  Time to submit your Art for the Broken Nature Exhibit!  10 - 2pm.  Print out and bring your tags and submission sheets, along with your checks.  Full details on the website, under Upcoming Exhibits!  
www.artcentermorrobay.org 
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Flower Power and Ikebana artists, dont forget to pick up your pieces today!  
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Cant wait to see everyone!  10am - 2pm.   
835 Main St.
Morro Bay

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I was there picked up from last show and new stuff dropped off

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LAST DAY!! To view the "Flower Power" and "Ikebana" Exhibits!!
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The Gallery is open 12-4pm! Stop down to get your last view of Spring in the Gallery.
835 Main St.
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Tomorrow, April 6th is EXCHANGE day! We'll load-out "Flower Power" and take-in for "Broken Nature" - 10-2pm. Don't forget your sheet and tags! You can find them to print, on the website! www.artcentermorrobay.org
Under Upcoming Exhibits.
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#flowerpower #fineartshow #ikebana #orchids #originalartforsale #floraldesign #morrobayartassociation #artcentermorrobay
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LAST DAY!!  To view the Flower Power and Ikebana Exhibits!!  
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The Gallery is open 12-4pm!  Stop down to get your last view of Spring in the Gallery.  
835 Main St.
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Tomorrow, April 6th is EXCHANGE day!  Well load-out Flower Power and take-in for Broken Nature - 10-2pm.  Dont forget your sheet and tags!  You can find them to print, on the website!  www.artcentermorrobay.org 
Under Upcoming Exhibits.
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#flowerpower #fineartshow #ikebana #orchids #originalartforsale #floraldesign #morrobayartassociation #artcentermorrobay

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💐🌷 THANK YOU, to everyone who visited Art Center Morro Bay's "Flower Power & Ikebana" exhibit! We especially appreciate those who took some art home, too! Stop in & explore our NEW exhibit, "Broken Nature," with 2 galleries of diverse art! OPEN daily, 12-4pm at 835 Main, Morro Bay CA, (805) 772-2504, artcentermorrobay.org/

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Only 2 DAYS LEFT! Last chance to see and purchase pieces from the gorgeous Flower Power & Ikebana Exhibits!
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Stop in today & tomorrow
12-4pm! The shows end Monday April 5th!
835 Main St
Morro Bay
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Don't forget to vote for your favorite piece!
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#artcentermorrobay #ikebanaflorals #originalartforsale #morrobayartassociation #flowerpower #centralcoastart #morrobayart #slocountyart #pasorobles #cayucos #losososbaywood #buyart #artcollector #artforinteriors #decorateyourwalls #beautify #buyoriginalart #artbuyer #interiordesign #housebeautiful
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Only 2 DAYS LEFT!  Last chance to see and purchase pieces from the gorgeous Flower Power & Ikebana Exhibits!  
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Stop in today & tomorrow
12-4pm!  The shows end Monday April 5th!
835 Main St
Morro Bay
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Dont forget to vote for your favorite piece!
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#artcentermorrobay #ikebanaflorals #originalartforsale #morrobayartassociation #flowerpower #centralcoastart #morrobayart #slocountyart #pasorobles #cayucos #losososbaywood #buyart #artcollector #artforinteriors #decorateyourwalls #beautify #buyoriginalart #artbuyer #interiordesign #housebeautiful

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💐🌷 THANK YOU, to everyone who visited Art Center Morro Bay's "Flower Power & Ikebana" exhibit! We especially appreciate those who took some art home, too! Stop in & explore our NEW exhibit, "Broken Nature," with 2 galleries of diverse art! OPEN daily, 12-4pm at 835 Main, Morro Bay CA, (805) 772-2504, artcentermorrobay.org/

Last chance to see my art have 3 pieces

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MBAA Bio & Photo DEADLINE EXTENDED to MAY 10th!! Get your INFORMATION IN if you plan to take part in this MEMBERS ONLY Exhibit!!

MBAA MEMBERS~ Submit YOUR ART to Art Center Morro Bay's "ARTIST SALON 2021" Exhibit! ENTRY DEADLINE is May 10th! Art Take-in is Tues, May 25, 10am-2pm. Get Exhibit & Membership info HERE 👉👉 ArtCenterMorroBay.org/
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Call for Art is for Morro Bay Art Association Gallery MEMBERS only! If you're not one, become one now!
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This special exhibit will feature MBAA Member Artists & their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey! Selections will be accompanied by the artist's photo & brief bio. All art media & artistic approaches are welcome!!
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A wonderful private Vernissage-style pre-reception will be part of this exhibit Sat, May 29, 5-7pm at Art Center Morro Bay.
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JOIN Morro Bay Art Association Gallery TODAY! Get Exhibit & Membership info HERE 👉👉 ArtCenterMorroBay.org/
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Artwork shown courtesy of MBAA Member, Nancy Sands.
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MBAA Bio & Photo DEADLINE EXTENDED to MAY 10th!!  Get your INFORMATION IN if you plan to take part in this MEMBERS ONLY Exhibit!!

MBAA MEMBERS~ Submit YOUR ART to Art Center Morro Bays ARTIST SALON 2021 Exhibit! ENTRY DEADLINE is May 10th! Art Take-in is Tues, May 25, 10am-2pm. Get Exhibit & Membership info HERE 👉👉 http://ArtCenterMorroBay.org/
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Call for Art is for Morro Bay Art Association Gallery MEMBERS only! If youre not one, become one now!
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This special exhibit will feature MBAA Member Artists & their choice of artwork that best represents their personal artistic journey!  Selections will be accompanied by the artists photo & brief bio.  All art media & artistic approaches are welcome!!
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A wonderful private Vernissage-style pre-reception will be part of this exhibit Sat, May 29, 5-7pm at Art Center Morro Bay.
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JOIN Morro Bay Art Association Gallery TODAY!  Get Exhibit & Membership info HERE 👉👉 http://ArtCenterMorroBay.org/
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Artwork shown courtesy of MBAA Member, Nancy Sands.

"Hwy 1 County Line" by Christie LaRussel. Acrylic on canvas. Framed. $275.
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Now available in the Flower Power exhibit at the Gallery! Only 3 more days to purchase a gorgeous floral piece for your home or office!
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Stop by the Gallery thru Monday 4/5. 12 - 4pm
835 Main St
Morro Bay
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#mainstmorrobay #morrobayart #flowerpower #slocountyart #christielarussell #artexhibit #originalartforsale #highway1discoveryroute #californiacoast #artbuyer #buyoriginalart #morrobayartassociation #artcentermorrobay #acrylicpainting #framedart #landscapepainting #abstractlandscapes
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Hwy 1 County Line by Christie LaRussel.  Acrylic on canvas.  Framed.  $275.
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Now available in the Flower Power exhibit at the Gallery!  Only 3 more days to purchase a gorgeous floral piece for your home or office!
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Stop by the Gallery thru Monday 4/5.  12 - 4pm
835 Main St
Morro Bay
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#mainstmorrobay #morrobayart #flowerpower #slocountyart #christielarussell #artexhibit #originalartforsale #highway1discoveryroute #californiacoast #artbuyer #buyoriginalart #morrobayartassociation #artcentermorrobay #acrylicpainting #framedart #landscapepainting #abstractlandscapes

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Thank you Art Center Morro Bay for the shout out!

I love this...my kind of style. Lovely!

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New, Exciting Workshop: "Mark Making - Developing Your Style" - in person!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
At Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop!
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting. Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement, texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making. This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or on our website. Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.
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Any questions, please DM us or contact the gallery!
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New, Exciting Workshop: Mark Making - Developing Your Style - in person!
June 18 & 19 - 10 - 4pm
At Art Center Morro Bay
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MBAA is proud to present esteemed artists, Diane Williams & Chuck Potter, for this 2-day workshop! 
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Mark making is as distinctive as your fingerprint, adding persinal touch to your painting.  Marks can energize a painting or highlight movement,  texture or direction.
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In this 2 day workshop you will practice abstract acrylic painting techniques that are enhanced by your personal mark making.  This class is designed to help you develop your signature style by identifying your personal and unique marks.
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Pre-register by clicking the photo, or on our website.  Link in profile.
$225 MBAA members 
$235 Non-members
Refunds available up to 7 days prior to workshop.
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Any questions, please DM us or contact the gallery!

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Available Art! This big beauty is ready for you to take home!
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"Lotus" by Rachel Lee. Oil on Canvas. $3500.
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Stop in the Gallery today, to purchase this gorgeous oil painting and view all the others available in the Flower Power & Ikebana Exhibits! Only 5 days left!
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We're now OPEN every day!! 7 days a week...12 - 4pm. Our docents will be happy to show you around! Free entry!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St, Morro Bay
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#mainstmorrobay #originalartforsale #flowerpainting #floral #oilpainting #rachellee #lotus #buyoriginalart #flowerpower #flowersofinstagram #ikebana #slocalart #morrobay #morrobayart #slocountyart #cayucos #lososos #MBAAgallery #centralcoastart #artcollector #interiordesign #housebeautiful #artforyourhome #artforinteriors #originalart #peace #yoga #gardenlove
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Available Art!  This big beauty is ready for you to take home!  
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Lotus by Rachel Lee.  Oil on Canvas.  $3500.  
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Stop in the Gallery today, to purchase this gorgeous oil painting and view all the others available in the Flower Power & Ikebana Exhibits! Only 5 days left!
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Were now OPEN every day!! 7 days a week...12 - 4pm.  Our docents will be happy to show you around!  Free entry!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St, Morro Bay
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#mainstmorrobay #originalartforsale #flowerpainting #floral #oilpainting #rachellee #lotus #buyoriginalart #flowerpower #flowersofinstagram #ikebana #slocalart #morrobay #morrobayart #slocountyart #cayucos #lososos #MBAAgallery #centralcoastart #artcollector #interiordesign #housebeautiful #artforyourhome #artforinteriors #originalart #peace #yoga #gardenlove

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💐🌷 THANK YOU, to everyone who visited Art Center Morro Bay's "Flower Power & Ikebana" exhibit! We especially appreciate those who took some art home, too! Stop in & explore our NEW exhibit, "Broken Nature," with 2 galleries of diverse art! OPEN daily, 12-4pm at 835 Main, Morro Bay CA, (805) 772-2504, artcentermorrobay.org/

Beautiful

❣ We LOVE Rachel Lee's floral #painting in Art Center Morro Bay's "Flower Power" exhibit. Hop on over to see it with oodles of cool art 12-4pm before the show ends TOMORROW, Mon/Apr 5! 835 Main, Morro Bay CA (805) 772-2504, artcentermorrobay.org/

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2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

CLASS ALERT: Mosaics for Beginners - Apr 17 - 10am.
Pick up your kit and create from home! A complete how-to video will guide you through the project!
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Kit includes everything you need to complete your project at home, except for wheeled nippers, which are sold separately for $10 with kit purchase.
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Pick your kit...lots of designs available...and register at www.creativemetime.com
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#mosaicclasses #morrobayart #slocountyart #artcentermorrobay #beginningmosaics #learnmosaics #onlineartclass #learnfromhome #morrobay #cayucos #coastalart #slocalart #craftytime #creativemetime #mosaichearts #createfromhome #artathome
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CLASS ALERT:  Mosaics for Beginners - Apr 17 - 10am.  
Pick up your kit and create from home!  A complete how-to video will guide you through the project!
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Kit includes everything you need to complete your project at home, except for wheeled nippers, which are sold separately for $10 with kit purchase.
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Pick your kit...lots of designs available...and register at www.creativemetime.com
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#mosaicclasses #morrobayart #slocountyart #artcentermorrobay #beginningmosaics #learnmosaics #onlineartclass #learnfromhome #morrobay #cayucos #coastalart #slocalart #craftytime #creativemetime #mosaichearts #createfromhome #artathome

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Art Center Morro Bay is looking forward to seeing Thomas W Schaller's watercolor techniques in his fabulous 3-day Online Workshop!

"Architecture of Light,"
LIVE on Zoom,
April 16, 17 & 18, 2021, 9am-4pm PST.
For DETAILS & SIGN UP please click photo or visit our website! artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/workshops/
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Sign up to become a member of MBAA for big discounts on all classes and other activities! Only $30/yr for a single membership! Click photo.
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Art Center Morro Bay is looking forward to seeing Thomas W Schallers watercolor techniques in his fabulous 3-day Online Workshop!

Architecture of Light, 
LIVE on Zoom, 
April 16, 17 & 18, 2021, 9am-4pm PST. 
For DETAILS & SIGN UP please click photo or visit our website! https://artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/workshops/
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Sign up to become a member of MBAA for big discounts on all classes and other activities!  Only $30/yr for a single membership!  Click photo.

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Only 5 more shopping days left, of the Flower Power Exhibit! Have you purchased your own gorgeous glass flower, by Janine Stillman, yet??
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Make plans to visit the Gallery this Thursday - Monday 12-4pm, for your last minute purchases! The artists would be oh so grateful!
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Last day for "Flower Power" and "Ikebana" is Monday, April 5th! Stop in before it's GONE for good!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay
(805) 772-2504
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#flowerpower #ikebana #slocalart #morrobay #flowerpainting #glassflowers #blownglass #centralcoastartists #artcentermorrobay
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Only 5 more shopping days left, of the Flower Power Exhibit!  Have you purchased your own gorgeous glass flower, by Janine Stillman, yet??  
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Make plans to visit the Gallery this Thursday - Monday 12-4pm, for your last minute purchases!  The artists would be oh so grateful!
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Last day for Flower Power and Ikebana is Monday, April 5th!  Stop in before its GONE for good!
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Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St
Morro Bay
(805) 772-2504
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#flowerpower #ikebana #slocalart #morrobay #flowerpainting #glassflowers #blownglass #centralcoastartists #artcentermorrobay

2 months ago

Teaching my 5-Week Mixed Media Basics on Zoom through Art Center Morro Bay April 21-May 19. If you're new to working in Mixed Media or never tried it, this is the perfect workshop to get the basics like painting with acrylic, composition, collaging, found objects & more. Join me! bit.ly/3m1Q4FS ... See MoreSee Less

Teaching my 5-Week Mixed Media Basics on Zoom through Art Center Morro Bay April 21-May 19. If youre new to working in Mixed Media or never tried it, this is the perfect workshop to get the basics like painting with acrylic, composition, collaging, found objects & more. Join me! https://bit.ly/3m1Q4FS

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Happy Weekend! Pop in to the gallery to get a dose of Spring!!
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The Flower Power & Ikebana shows are ending soon!! April 5th! Stop in and make an arr or floral arrangement purchase, to support local artists and the Art Center!
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Open Thurs - Mon 12-4pm
Art Center Morro Bay
835 Main St.
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And don't forget to get some fresh veggies @morrobaymainstfarmersmarket
Right in front of the Gallery 2:30-5:30!
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#originalartforsale #jewelry #giftideas #artcollector #artforinteriors #ikebana #floralarrangements #flowerpower #centralcoastart #slocal #visitmorrobay #buyoriginalart #artbuyer #interiordesign #homestyling #homestaging #decoratewithart #artgallery #fineartshow #floraldesign #plants #sculptures #glassdesign #paintingsforsale
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Happy Weekend!  Pop in to the gallery to get a dose of Spring!!  
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The Flower Power & Ikebana shows are ending soon!!  April 5th!  Stop in and make an arr or floral arrangement purchase, to support local artists and the Art Center!
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Open Thurs - Mon 12-4pm 
Art Center Morro Bay 
835 Main St.
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And dont forget to get some fresh veggies @morrobaymainstfarmersmarket
Right in front of the Gallery 2:30-5:30!
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#originalartforsale #jewelry #giftideas #artcollector #artforinteriors #ikebana #floralarrangements #flowerpower #centralcoastart #slocal #visitmorrobay #buyoriginalart #artbuyer #interiordesign #homestyling #homestaging #decoratewithart #artgallery #fineartshow #floraldesign #plants #sculptures #glassdesign #paintingsforsale

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

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Wonderful job Pat & Barbara!!

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2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Featured Art: "HOPE" - by Kimberly Hempel.
Oil. Framed in Black $650.
Available NOW in the Gallery!
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Come in soon, to get your piece of "Flower Power" beauty! This exhibit closes April 5th! Only 9 more days to view this show! So stop in this weekend!!
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Gallery Hours: Thurs - Mon 12-4pm
Art Center Morro Bay located at: 835 Main St. Morro Bay
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#artcentermorrobay #kimhempelart #morrobayartassociation #morrobayart #mainstmorrobay #slocountyart #flowerpower #centralcoastart #sunflowers #oilpaintingforsale #homedecor #decorateyourhome #flowersofinstagram #buyoriginalart #artcollector #artbuyer #interiordesign #housebeautiful #createyoursanctuary #artisessential
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Featured Art: HOPE - by Kimberly Hempel.
Oil.  Framed in Black $650.
Available NOW in the Gallery!
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Come in soon, to get your piece of Flower Power beauty!  This exhibit closes April 5th!  Only 9 more days to view this show!  So stop in this weekend!!
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Gallery Hours: Thurs - Mon 12-4pm
Art Center Morro Bay located at:  835 Main St. Morro Bay
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#artcentermorrobay #kimhempelart #morrobayartassociation #morrobayart #mainstmorrobay #slocountyart #flowerpower #centralcoastart #sunflowers #oilpaintingforsale #homedecor #decorateyourhome #flowersofinstagram #buyoriginalart #artcollector #artbuyer #interiordesign #housebeautiful #createyoursanctuary #artisessential

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

CALL TO ARTISTS! Only 11 DAYS LEFT to prepare your pieces for the "Broken Nature" Exhibit!! Take-in is APRIL 6th, 10-2pm!
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Here is some advice on your submissions, from Barb Sitar, Gallery Director:
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BROKEN NATURE - CALL TO ARTISTS
WITH IN-DEPTH ADVICE 

The advice I would give is to ground yourself comfortably in your art expression and delve outside of that safe box. Give up the intention of making pleasing objects. Instead, ask yourself which of the following issues touches, hurts and aches your heart. Use your artistic craft in a new way to face, mirror, confront, de-mask, scream or point at what you find hurtfully wrong or alternatively show the possibility and hope of healing. Make your STATEMENT -  a statement that has priority over the form. 

There are two approaches to take 1) ENVIRONMENTAL -  the critical state of the environment as a result of the impact of human presence.  Think locally and globally. Global warming, drought, wildfires, climate change, extinction of species / birds, monarchs, marine etc./ pollution/Pacific garbage patch, polluted air, Diablo power-plant etc.  If you are a landscape artist, maybe try to give your beautiful painting a post-apocalyptic final burned or foggy glaze, maybe put in details that tell an uneasy truth. Mixed media artists, why not use waste plastic directly or find visual ways to expose the truth beneath the glossy illusion of objects that are embedded with underpaid labor and vain and utter waste of resources.   2) HUMAN CONDITION -
let us dare to confront our broken nature. Figurative, representational and abstract artists, let us dare to expose our psyche. The monstrous Pharma practices ensnaring humans into opioid addictions, the broken health care system, the fragile and neglected brothers and sisters, the divide in the nation. Let us reflect on our state of mind in this long pandemic anxiety coma.

This exhibit is a challenge to dare. To pose raw questions, expose current states of matter and our own and to inspire a solution.  Let us address the consequences of our choices and urgent need to live sustainably within the Earth's resources and within our own psyche.

#artcentermorrobay
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CALL TO ARTISTS!  Only 11 DAYS LEFT to prepare your pieces for the Broken Nature Exhibit!!  Take-in is APRIL 6th, 10-2pm!
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Here is some advice on your submissions, from Barb Sitar, Gallery Director:
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BROKEN NATURE - CALL TO ARTISTS
WITH IN-DEPTH ADVICE 

The advice I would give is to ground yourself comfortably in your art expression and delve outside of that safe box. Give up the intention of making pleasing objects. Instead, ask yourself which of the following issues touches, hurts and aches your heart. Use your artistic craft in a new way to face, mirror, confront, de-mask, scream or point at what you find hurtfully wrong or alternatively show the possibility and hope of healing. Make your STATEMENT -  a statement that has priority over the form. 

There are two approaches to take 1) ENVIRONMENTAL -  the critical state of the environment as a result of the impact of human presence.  Think locally and globally. Global warming, drought, wildfires, climate change, extinction of species / birds, monarchs, marine etc./ pollution/Pacific garbage patch, polluted air, Diablo power-plant etc.  If you are a landscape artist, maybe try to give your beautiful painting a post-apocalyptic final burned or foggy glaze, maybe put in details that tell an uneasy truth. Mixed media artists, why not use waste plastic directly or find visual ways to expose the truth beneath the glossy illusion of objects that are embedded with underpaid labor and vain and utter waste of resources.   2) HUMAN CONDITION -
let us dare to confront our broken nature. Figurative, representational and abstract artists, let us dare to expose our psyche. The monstrous Pharma practices ensnaring humans into opioid addictions, the broken health care system, the fragile and neglected brothers and sisters, the divide in the nation. Let us reflect on our state of mind in this long pandemic anxiety coma.

This exhibit is a challenge to dare. To pose raw questions, expose current states of matter and our own and to inspire a solution.  Let us address the consequences of our choices and urgent need to    live sustainably within the Earths resources and within our own psyche.

#artcentermorrobay

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Mixed Media Basics Class - 5 weeks with Lisa Agaran! Starts April 21st!! So hurry to sign up today!
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Wednesdays April 21-May 19, 2:00-3:30pm (PDT)
Mixed Media Basics | 5-Week Class - LIVE ONLINE!
$95 Non-member $85 Members
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Mixed Media Art is the ideal medium to explore your creative side without the pressure of having to be artistic or create a perfect piece of art. In this live Zoom workshop you will combine acrylic painting, collaging, texturizing and, adhering found objects.
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You will also learn the basics such as working with acrylic paints & medium, basic color mixing and composition. You will end up with 2 final mixed media pieces by the end of the class. Have fun blending a variety of mediums and techniques to create art that is rich, dimensional & unique. The magic happens when we welcome accidents and mistakes to happen. In this class you are free to discover what organically unfolds.
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This class is ideal for anyone with little or no prior art experience and is the perfect introduction to mixed media.

WHAT: Mixed Media Basics
WHEN: Wednesday, April 21 through May 19, 2pm – 3:30pm
WHERE: Live Online
REGISTER: Click photo to register or go to the website artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/shop

Full supply list is on the website!
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Mixed Media Basics Class - 5 weeks with Lisa Agaran!  Starts April 21st!! So hurry to sign up today!
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Wednesdays April 21-May 19, 2:00-3:30pm (PDT)
Mixed Media Basics | 5-Week Class - LIVE ONLINE!
$95 Non-member $85 Members
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Mixed Media Art is the ideal medium to explore your creative side without the pressure of having to be artistic or create a perfect piece of art. In this live Zoom workshop you will combine acrylic painting, collaging, texturizing and, adhering found objects. 
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You will also learn the basics such as working with acrylic paints & medium, basic color mixing and composition. You will end up with 2 final mixed media pieces by the end of the class. Have fun blending a variety of mediums and techniques to create art that is rich, dimensional & unique. The magic happens when we welcome accidents and mistakes to happen. In this class you are free to discover what organically unfolds. 
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This class is ideal for anyone with little or no prior art experience and is the perfect introduction to mixed media.

WHAT: Mixed Media Basics 
WHEN: Wednesday, April 21 through May 19, 2pm – 3:30pm
WHERE: Live Online
REGISTER: Click photo to register or go to the website https://artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/shop

Full supply list is on the website!

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

⚜ Art Center Morro Bay is looking forward to Thomas W Schaller's watercolor techniques in his fabulous 3-day Online Workshop, "Architecture of Light," LIVE on #Zoom, April 16, 17 & 18, 2021, 9am-4pm PST. DETAILS & SIGN UP HERE 👉👉 artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/workshops/Art Supply Store - China
Thomas W Schaller
Watercolor
21x14 inches - 2021
#boahong #danielsmithwatercolors #houseofhoffman #escoda #neef #blackwingpencil
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⚜ Art Center Morro Bay is looking forward to Thomas W Schallers watercolor techniques in his fabulous 3-day Online Workshop, Architecture of Light, LIVE on #Zoom, April 16, 17 & 18, 2021, 9am-4pm PST. DETAILS & SIGN UP HERE 👉👉 https://artcentermorrobay.org/index.php/workshops/

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

🔹 Ready to exhibit your art?? Art Center Morro Bay has a few booths left for Morro Bay Art in the Park's popular Memorial weekend show! Coming Sat-Mon, May 29-31, 2021. morrobayartinthepark.com
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🔹 We're excited to get back out there, enjoy the sunshine and inspiring art, all while being "socially distanced" and safe!
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🔹 RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW! Get Info & Register at morrobayartinthepark.com. Click 'Exhibitors Enter', & complete the online Vendor Form. NO Booth Fees until San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department gives us a Safe Green Light go-ahead in April! Can't wait to see everyone again!
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#morrobayartassociation #morrobayartinthepark
#fineartshow #morrobay #artcentermorrobay #slocalart #calltoartists #artvendors #originalartforsale #artshow #artmorrobay #artinthepark #coastalart #sculptures #slocountyart #cayucos #losososbaywood #pasorobles #atascadero #pismo #outdoorartshow #paintings #jewelry #giftideas #uniquegifts #visitmorrobay #highway1discovery #slocountyartists #centralcoastart #artexhibitions
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🔹  Ready to exhibit your art?? Art Center Morro Bay has a few booths left for Morro Bay Art in the Parks popular Memorial weekend show!  Coming Sat-Mon, May 29-31, 2021. morrobayartinthepark.com
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🔹 Were excited to get back out there, enjoy the sunshine and inspiring art, all while being socially distanced and safe! 
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🔹 RESERVE YOUR SPACE NOW! Get Info & Register at morrobayartinthepark.com. Click Exhibitors Enter, & complete the online Vendor Form. NO Booth Fees until San Luis Obispo County Public Health Department gives us a Safe Green Light go-ahead in April! Cant wait to see everyone again!
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#morrobayartassociation #morrobayartinthepark
#fineartshow #morrobay #artcentermorrobay #slocalart #calltoartists #artvendors #originalartforsale #artshow #artmorrobay #artinthepark #coastalart #sculptures #slocountyart #cayucos #losososbaywood #pasorobles #atascadero #pismo #outdoorartshow #paintings #jewelry #giftideas #uniquegifts #visitmorrobay #highway1discovery #slocountyartists #centralcoastart #artexhibitions

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

Mosaic Miniatures Class - coming April 18th!
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Create in the comfort of your home, guided by a how-to video. Curbside pickup of your kit.
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Choose from several projects to make your heart sing while learning mosaic basics to complete your project.
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Kits include everything you need to complete your project at home, except for wheeled nippers, which are sold separately for $10 with kit purchase. Kit comes with an easel to display your mosaic masterpiece!
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Pre-registration required at www.creativemetime.com
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Mosaic Miniatures Class - coming April 18th!
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Create in the comfort of your home, guided by a how-to video.  Curbside pickup of your kit.
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Choose from several projects to make your heart sing while learning mosaic basics to complete your project.
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Kits include everything you need to complete your project at home, except for wheeled nippers, which are sold separately for $10 with kit purchase.  Kit comes with an easel to display your mosaic masterpiece!
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Pre-registration required at www.creativemetime.com

2 months ago

Art Center Morro Bay

This gorgeous #watercolor, "Wildflower Dreams", is by MeLisa Neal Dicus. Available NOW in Art Center Morro Bay's "Flower Power" exhibit, only $125 and comes framed!
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What a beautiful gift this would make! Or maybe a lovely, pop of color for yourself! Stop by Morro Bay Art Association Gallery to purchase, before it goes to another lucky home or office.
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Art Center Morro Bay | 835 Main | Morro Bay CA | 805-772-2504 | www.artcentermorrobay.org . OPEN: Thu-Mon, 12-4pm.
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#artcentermorrobay #artgallery #originalartforsale #MorroBayCA #watercolorpainting #wildflowers #melisadicus #exhibit
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This gorgeous #watercolor, Wildflower Dreams, is by MeLisa Neal Dicus.  Available NOW in Art Center Morro Bays Flower Power exhibit, only $125 and comes framed!
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What a beautiful gift this would make!  Or maybe a lovely, pop of color for yourself! Stop by Morro Bay Art Association Gallery to purchase, before it goes to another lucky home or office.
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Art Center Morro Bay | 835 Main | Morro Bay CA |  805-772-2504 | www.artcentermorrobay.org . OPEN: Thu-Mon, 12-4pm.
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#artcentermorrobay #artgallery #originalartforsale  #MorroBayCA  #watercolorpainting #wildflowers #melisadicus #exhibit

2 months ago