Art happenings this winter and beyond:
Carmel Art Association
Sheila has been juried into the prestigous Carmel Art Association, Carmel's oldest and largest gallery. It features the work of professional local artists. She was one of four new artists showing in June in the "New Member" exhibit. She exhibits new paintings monthly and has additional paintings available in the gallery and on the web site. The gallery is open 10 am to 5 pm daily and is located on Dolores between 5th and 6th in Carmel.
Carmel Valley Art Association
Sheila is now a featured artist of the Carmel Valley Art Association. She exhibits many of her paintings and prints in the Gallery which is located at 2 Chambers Lane (in the Village Center), Carmel Valley and is open 11 am - 5 pm daily.
Monterey Museum of Art
Sheila donates annually to the Monterey Museum of Art Miniatures show. She was honored again this year to be asked to create a larger work. Sheila was one of 10 top artists selected by the museum to donate a "Big Ticket" painting. The exhibit was on display from November 3 - December 17, 2017 and is a major fund raiser for the museum. Sheila also has notecards and giclee prints for sale in the museum gift shop.
The Triton gift store sells Sheila's notecards and prints of her paintings. Sheila's painting, "Twilight on the Slough," was accepted into the Triton Museum of Art's 2014 Statewide Painting Competition and Exhibition. The Triton Museum is located in Santa Clara, California,
Carmel Bach Festival
The Art of Music raffle helps support this well known festival. Sheila donates an oil painting every year for the exhibit which hangs in the Marjorie Evans Gallery at the Sunset Center, Carmel, California. This year's Festival will be held July 14 - 28, 2018.
Arts Council for Monterey County
Two of Sheila's paintings, "The White Barn" and "Moss Landing," were selected for the Arts Council's 2016 exhibit at the Monterey County Government Center. Sheila's painting, "Twilight on Monterey Bay," was selected as one of twelve art works published in the Arts Council for Monterey County's 2015 Calendar, "Celebrating Monterey County." She donated a pastel painting, "Garrapata, Big Sur," to the 2017 Monterey County Champions of the Arts Gala auction.
American Artist Magazine
Sheila's oil painting, Daybreak Over the Marsh No. 3, has been selected as a finalist in the Landscape category of the American Artist's Magazine 34th Annual Art Competition. Her studio was featured in the 2009 Studios Edition of American Artist Magazine. The full page story has photos of her studio and includes tips for organizing a studio/gallery space. The Artist Daily Blog (August 27, 2010) also highlighted her studio.
Sheila is a juried associate member of the Women Artists of the West. She is also a member of the California Art Club, the Pastel Society of the West, and the Pacific Grove Art Center.