Category Archives: Art/Architecture

News from Metro Hollywood: Summer Arts and Learning

Residents at The Metro @ Hollywood Senior Apartments in Hollywood, CA, enjoy learning new painting techniques and get some very fine results.     A popular new creative and meditative pastime is coloring. Refining the ability to shade work is … Continue reading

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News from Magnolia @ 9th: Summer Fun & Learning

Summer at Magnolia at 9th Senior Apartments in San Bernardino includes classes in Art, Hand-Crafting, Yoga/Meditation, and an informative presentation about health insurance. Instructor Clarisa Arostegui taught the residents the paper quilling technique using a comb to create paper flowers … Continue reading

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News from Riverview: Art Exhibition

The art exhibition, “Crossing the Line: Drawing for and with Older Adults,” at Minneapolis College of Art and Design’s Emeritus Gallery features artist residents from our CommonBond Riverview Senior Housing community in Minneapolis, MN. Prior to the exhibition, the artists … Continue reading

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News from Coventry Court: Paint ‘n’ Sip

Part of the Paint ‘n’ Sip group at Coventry Court in Tustin, CA, proudly display their beautiful summer wave paintings. Very refreshing! ~ Meloney Morse, Regional Program Director  

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News from Pac Arts: Art Show Reception – August 3rd

Please join us at the Pac Arts Gallery on Thursday, August 3rd, from 6-8 p.m. for the Opening Reception of our new show, “Young at Art,” featuring the work of young emerging artist Alexis Velasco and the young art students … Continue reading

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News from The Grove: Greeting Cards and Bookmarks

The Volunteer Action Committee from SCAN Health Plan came to The Grove Senior Apartments in Garden Grove, CA, and worked with residents on a special creative project using photo paper to make beautiful greeting cards and bookmarks. ~ Meloney Morse, … Continue reading

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News from Portofino: Paper Quilling

The residents of Portofino Villas in Pomona, CA, have taken on a challenging craft: paper quilling, an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. Participants kept their motivation on … Continue reading

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Older Artists in the Art World

EngAGE Southern California Board Member Robert T. Wang, Ph.D., M.D., kindly called our attention to the first link on this list about a gallery in New York that represents only artists over the age of 60. That inspired a search … Continue reading

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Featured Resident Artist: Jo Lynda Blake, Burbank Senior Artists Colony

We have many talented, creative residents living in our EngAGE communities. Here’s one from BSAC: Jo Lynda Blake is a writer and artist originally from Oklahoma. She takes drawing, poetry, jewelry making, and crafts classes, and participates in the writing … Continue reading

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News from Metro Chinatown: First Art Show Reception

Last week’s reception for the very first EngAGE Art Show at Metro Chinatown Senior Lofts in downtown Los Angeles was enjoyable for artists and visitors!     This exhibition is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of … Continue reading

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