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Martinez Arts Association awards educational grants to local teachers

Martinez Arts Association awards educational grants to local teachers

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Arts Association has awarded over $2,000 in grants to 14 local teachers to use for funding art projects in their classrooms. Examples of how the funds will be used are: purchase of three-part harmony books for chamber choir, frames for exhibiting student photos, materials to make tiles, mosaics, fabric painting, plus watercolor tubes, […]

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Martinez Arts Association’s Art in the Park Aug. 19

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – More than 50 artists are expected to exhibit their paintings, sculptures and other works in Susana Park Aug. 19 in the 49th annual Martinez Arts Association Art in the Park show. More than an art show, this event also is the Martinez Arts Association’s largest fundraiser for the its goal of encouraging […]

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Martinez Arts Association’s SWAN Day recognizes women artists

Martinez Arts Association’s SWAN Day recognizes women artists

| March 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – For years, Frida Kahlo’s paintings were overshadowed by those of her husband, Diego Rivera, until actor Edward G. Robinson began purchasing her works and French Surrealist Andre Breton arranged some prestigious exhibitions for the Mexican artist. Lee Krasner often found her own lifelong art career was linked to and sometimes overshadowed by […]

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