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Montclair Village Fall Art Walk

Montclair Village Fall Art Walk


The Montclair Village Fall Art Walk returns to Oakland Saturday, September 21 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Montclair Village Association, this free event showcases works from more than 40 artists and crafters who will line the sidewalks displaying a wide array of handcrafted works including garments, photography, watercolor and oil paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more.

All artists will be on hand to visit with patrons while some will be demonstrating their craft during the show, including the following Bay Area-based artists: Susan Troy’s Susan Troy Designs, with her ceramics, Louise Garbarino of Give Fleece a Chance, showing her fleece hats and scarves, Karen LeGault of Hydrangea Studio displaying her paintings, and Robert Nehring of Rusty Noodle Studio with his metal sculptures. Other artists will include:

Gail Miles makes wheel thrown and hand built pottery all of which is 100% food-safe, microwave and dishwasher-safe. She describes her functional delights as “handmade, modern bohemian, rustic small-batch pottery,” Gail’s creations include a wide variety of bowls, plates, platters, mugs, tumblers, teacups, and jars.

Jim Throgmorton creates mid-century/retro ‘atomic’ modern artwork. His drawings are original creations available as prints on canvas. Each limited edition is an artist-enhanced giclee print on high-quality artist canvas -- hand numbered and signed. Jim only does a maximum of 50 editions and then retires the image.” In a nutshell, I enjoy creating whimsical art pieces and sharing them with people who get my quirky style,” he says. “All of my work is affordable, unique, whimsical, colorful art for homes, offices, restaurants, and commercial spaces.

Mi Jung Penzien of Alameda visualizes her jewelry as wearable art. She aims for simplicity in her jewelry which incorporates sterling silver and gems. “I like to create pieces that are not defined by tradition or boundaries, to free our minds and connect our hearts,” she says. “The process of creation from conception to completion is intimate and meditative. Each material has its own life.” Mi Jung is a graduate jewelry designer from the Gemological Institute of America and her work has been exhibited in numerous international trade shows, national jewelry design shows, as well as juried art and craft shows.

David Wertheimer‘s art is high quality unique home decor with a style that combines mid-century modern and steampunk. His table lighting, wall shelves and geometric wall art is designed with clean lines, simple shapes and beautiful woods, highlighting the natural grain and color. “Most of my pieces are original, inspired by the materials I have, a melding of pieces seen in San Francisco and in my travels, or on commission to meet particular needs and aesthetics,” says David. “All products are handcrafted and lovingly finished by myself.”

The Montclair Village Fall Art Walk takes place in the bustling Montclair shopping district on Mountain Boulevard at LaSalle Avenue, off highway 13, between Park Boulevard and Thornhill Drive. For more information, contact the Montclair Village Association at (510) 339-1000 or Pacific Fine Arts Festivals at (209) 267-4394, You can also see more information on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Event Info

  • Dates: September 21, 2019 - September 22, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Montclair Village
  • Address: 1980 Mountain Blvd., Oakland, CA 94611
  • Phone: (510) 339-1000
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Free
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