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A.R.T. Inc Members Exhibit – January 16 through Feb 27


The Adobe Art Gallery presents a most beautiful exhibition features works by A.R.T. Inc. members, fresh from the studio.


 ARTISTS RECEPTION:         Saturday, January 16, 2016 – 1pm – 3pm    The public is invited.  Admittance is free.

EXHIBITION DATES:    January 16  – February 27, 2016,  Gallery Hrs:   Thurs., Fri. & Sat., 11am – 3pm

LOCATION:              Adobe Art Gallery, 20395 San Miguel Avenue, Castro Valley, CA

Awards as determined by Judge, Denise Oyama Miller, were announced at the reception on January 16.

Congratulations to Award Winners!

Award of Merit – Patricia Devitt for Sunburst (oil)
Award of Merit – Kathleen Hardwig for Apple Branch (watercolor & ink)
Award of Merit – Nick Calarco for Saigon Tiger (solar etching)
Award of Merit – Nicole Leming for Emerging (oil)
Award of Merit – Ann Maloney-Mason for The Blue Violin (ink & acrylic)
Award of Merit – Terry Preston for Inside Africa (prismacolor)
Award of Merit – Carol Jones Brown for A Hop, Skip and a Jump (acrylic)
Honorable Mention – Kay Athos for Entanglement (acrylic)
Honorable Mention – Tracy Vinzant for The Calm (oil)
Honorable Mention – Gerald Thompson for Atonement (oil)
Honorable Mention – Zoie Sanders for Silver Lining (photograph)
Honorable Mention – Barbara Berrner for Desert Dream (watercolor)
Honorable Mention – Eugene Cerelli for Laundry Day, Cinque Terre, Italia (digital photography)
Honorable Mention – Susan Sarti for Let’s Dance (mixed media acrylic)

Exhibiting artists:  Kay Athos, Nina Balassone, Rosa Bazzani, Dorothy Beardslee, Barbara Berrner, Carol Jones Brown, Clara Contessa Burton, Nick Calarco, Carl Call, Eugene Cerelli, Atilla Cziglenyi, Lee Daguman, Philip Denst, Patricia Devitt, Molly Dolly, Sheila Fimreite, Jim Fonseca, Richard Geiger, Kathleen Hardwig, Mercie Harris, Kin Hsieh, Nicole Leming, Ann Maloney-Mason, Brook Miller, Ethel Whitfield Morgan, Janice Moulton, Linda Muammar, Al Murdach, Edward Ortman, Terry Preston, Leah Procita, Maybelle Rasmussen, Peg Robinson, Amanda Sanders, Zoie Sanders, Susan Sarti, Christa Schanda, Sarah E. Schneider, Madeline Shelby, Lynne Shephard, Christine Y. Shimizu, Winda I. Shimizu, Stan Stadelman, Nancy Starr, Ruey Syrop, Gerald Thompson, Winifred Thompson, Bianca Tummings, L Renea Turner, Tracy Vinzant and Doyle Wegner.

The Adobe Art Gallery is a program and facility of the Hayward Area Recreation and Park District.  The Adobe Art Gallery ( is a public fine art gallery, committed to promoting and encouraging visual arts within the District.

The Adobe Gallery thanks A.R.T. Inc. for their continuing volunteer support.

Judge’s statement here:  JudgeDeniseOyamaMiller Statement

Judge, Denise Oyama Miller, works in textiles, watercolors and mixed media and exhibits primarily in San Francisco Bay Area. Her work can be seen at Valley Art Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA.  She has work included in many public and private collections.  She is a member of Artists 7 (a Northern California based women’s art group), California Watercolor Association, Fremont Art Association, Pleasanton Art League, and Hayward Arts Council.  Oyama Miller, born in Maryland, now lives in Fremont, CA with her husband. They have two married sons and three grandchildren. Denise spent 30 years working for Kaiser Permanente in InformationTechnology before retiring to work on her art full-time in 2000. She completed her formal education at the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in mathematics.  For more information go to



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