Category Archives: Art/Architecture

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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News from PacArts: Closing Reception for “Unseen Forces”

Join us at the Pacific Avenue Arts Colony Gallery, 303 South Pacific Avenue, San Pedro, CA, on First Thursday! Free and open to the public! This exhibition is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los … Continue reading

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News from Metro@Chinatown: Art Show Reception

Please join us for our very first Art Show at this community!   This exhibition is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.   ~ Sandra Vargas, Regional Program … Continue reading

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Photos from LBSAC “Circle of Unity” Art Show

On June 8th, Long Beach Senior Arts Colony opened their new art show, “Circle of Unity,” which features the work of professional resident artist Alva McNeal and several of our emerging senior artists. The show included visual arts, ceramics, jewelry, and … Continue reading

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Photos from the Magnolia at Highland Art Show

This was the culmination of 2 courses taught by CSUSB art students in the last 7 weeks. A beginning painting class, and a “Reflection Project” in which each student was challenged to think about how they see themselves vs. how … Continue reading

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Magnolia at Highland: Art Show – June 8th

For the last 3 years, EngAGE has been partnering with the Art Instruction Dept. at CSUSB (CalState University of San Bernardino) to bring 7-week art courses to the residents. These courses are part of their Spring Service Learning Class and … Continue reading

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News from Long Beach Senior Arts Colony: Circle of Unity Art Show Opens June 8

~ Helene Weinberg, Program Director This exhibition is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.       The Eisner Foundation      

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