Category Archives: Art/Architecture

News from Pac Arts: Makers Space Studio

At the Pacific Avenue Arts Colony (Pac Arts) in San Pedro, CA, resident artists recently have been engaged in informative training sessions that oriented them to the newly appointed Makers Space studio. The training was led by room designer and builder, … Continue reading

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Reminder: ACE/121 Grand Opening and Resident Art Exhibit on Thursday, May 25

CIVITAS is the inaugural exhibit of ACE/121, an arts-focused affordable housing project and gallery. CIVITAS is the Latin word for “community” and the exhibit explores a deeper definition of the word through art. This group exhibit of 40 artworks represents the … Continue reading

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How to Discover That You’re an Artist – Even If You Think You Aren’t

EngAGE encourages self-discovery and it’s always a special joy when that discovery involves the arts. Read Barbara Twardowski’s Next Avenue article entitled, “8 Tips to Become a Painter at Any Age: Practical advice for getting started from a happy late-in-life painter, … Continue reading

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News from Coventry Court: Easel Donation

Residents who take instructor Nicole Galardo’s Paint & Sip art class at Coventry Court in Tustin, CA were delighted to discover that the community has received a donation of 50 hand-made wooden collapsible easels from Allan White of AH White Construction … Continue reading

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News from Coventry Court: Essentials of Aging Class

This was the final group project for the Essentials of Aging class at Coventry Court in Tustin, CA. Residents brought in magazine and newspaper clippings that referenced different topics in the Essentials of Aging curriculum discussed over the past 14 weeks. … Continue reading

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The Valuable Work of Teaching Artists: One Story

At EngAGE, we often talk about the transformative power of the arts. But it’s not just the students who are transformed; sometimes the Teaching Artists have had their own epiphanies. Here’s one example: About 15 years ago, Lucy Rose Fischer’s … Continue reading

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Plenty to See at “Unseen Forces” Art Show Opening at PacArts

Resident muralist and fine artist, Regina Argentin, opened a solo exhibition entitled “Unseen Forces” at Pacific Avenue Arts Colony in San Pedro, CA,  for First Thursday (May 4th). The reception brought a large crowd that gathered in the gallery to view … Continue reading

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News from Burbank Senior Artists Colony: Art Class

Marion, at Burbank Senior Artists Colony (BSAC), stayed after Art Class to continue drawing her vase and flowers. She said, “This is my first time ever and I didn’t know it would come out so good!” And another artist is … Continue reading

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News from NoHo SAC: Artists Enjoy “Never Too Late” Reception

The March Art Show kicked off with a lovely reception. Congratulations to the talented artists who enjoyed sharing their work with friends, neighbors, and all who stopped by NoHo SAC. Visitors to The Road on Magnolia Theatre, which shares the lobby gallery … Continue reading

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News from Pacific Avenue Arts Colony: Art Show Opening Reception for Regina Argentin

Join us at PacArts for the opening reception for this exciting show! Regina Argentin received her BFA at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Upon graduation she moved to NYC to pursue her passion as a fine artist. … Continue reading

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