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Silicon Valley Artists Share The Beauty And Joy Of Painting During Open Studios

April 29th, 2014

Silicon Valley Artists Share The Beauty And Joy Of Painting During Open Studios

Art has the magical quality of being able to reveal infinite possibilities. Whether you’re the maker or the patron, art can offer a new way of seeing, an emotional connection not found in facts and figures. It is the antidote to fear. Feeling frazzled and disconnected? You might just need a little art therapy! Lucky for you, Silicon Valley Open Studios is just around the corner. For the first three weekends in May, hundreds of artists throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties will open their workspaces to the public. You only need to pick up a printed Map Guide (available at local libraries) or visit http://www.svos.org to plan your enjoyable self-guided and free tour.

Two artists who will be exhibiting this year in San Jose are Jen Norton and Mishel Vanderten. Both artists are painters, inspired by beauty and grace in the everyday, natural world. Each artist has her own unique interpretation, which she will be sharing at their combined Open Studio on May 17 & 18,...