Holiday Open Studio

Erin Lee Gafill - Log House, Nepenthe
Erin Lee Gafill – Log House, Nepenthe

Saturday, December 14, 2013

1 pm – 5 pm – Log House at Nepenthe

info – (831) 667-2454

Please join us at home for our Holiday Open Studio.

We’ll have beautiful new paintings by Erin, including the first showing of her “New York Plein Air” Series, and scrumptious fruit portraits.

Emily will show textiles, designs, and graphics from an imaginative year of creativity.

I’ll have some of my favorite photos on display.

We’ll even have some beautiful drawings and gouache paintings by Chi.

Of course, there will be delicious treats and holiday cheer! Please stop by, as Christmas only comes once a year, and we always love to share it with friends.

Hand Knits - Erin Lee Gafill

From Maria Hernandez Park by Erin Lee GafillApples and A Lemon by Erin Lee GafillBuddah by Tom Birmingham

Mission Mary

Drop Cloth Tank Top by Emily Birmingham

Silk Scarf by Emily Birmingham

Awaken the Artist Within

Erin Lee Gafill - Awaken the Artist Within
Erin Lee Gafill – Awaken the Artist Within

Beginning January 6, 2014

Erin’s all-new painting and creativity workshop is scheduled to begin on January 6th. We currently have a special discount for all participants. If you register for the 8-week workshop at the rate of $150, you can register a friend for 1/2 off.

Join Erin for this unique workshop that will focus on inspirational practices and habits, as well as painting technique.

Your Studio | Your Schedule | Your Pace

Register online today!




No More Starving Artists

Sunset Center – November 9, 2013 – 9 am – 5 pm

The Central Coast Art Association and The Arts Council for Monterey County will present a workshop for artists aspiring to successfully market their work, 9 am to 5 pm, November 9, 2013 at the Sunset Center, Carmel. The workshop will focus on relationships with galleries, web design, messaging, still images and video. Cost is $125 for Central Coast Art Association members and $150 for nonmembers.

With presentations by :

Jason Horejs, owner of the successful Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ, and author of “Starving to Successful: An Artist’s Guide to Getting Into Galleries and Selling More Art”. – Copy included in workshop cost.

Tom Birmingham, fine art photographer & collaborator with his wife, Big Sur artist Erin Gafill in an online painting workshop series.

Susan Bancroft, online gallery designer, skilled social media and email practitioner.

Mark Basse, 30-year veteran of multimedia production and a Multimedia Systems Analyst for the U C Santa Cruz Extension in Silicon Valley.

This workshop is designed to equip artists with the tools needed to define their mission, set goals, and present their work using the best tools available to the most appropriate markets, galleries and collectors. Seating is limited, so register with a deposit now.

Make checks payable to:

Maria Poroy – 428 Larkin St –  Monterey CA 93940

831 641-9940  –  831 521-0371 (cell)

Big Sur, California