Wednesday, August 20, 2008

MarinIJ: Tiburon rolls out red carpet for art festival

MarinIJ: Tiburon rolls out red carpet for art festival

With only about one month left to summer, the second annual Tiburon Art Festival promises to keep the warm-weather fun going a while longer.

Art, music, drinks and face painting are all in the plans for the two-day event on Aug. 23-24. For six months, more than 75 volunteers have been working to create an expanded version of last year's festivities. Overall, the goal of the festival is for Bay Area residents to relax and rediscover what Tiburon has to offer.

"We're here to show off beautiful Tiburon and to have people take advantage of the waterfront, the restaurants and the shops," said festival co-chair Carolyn Wendler. "We really just want people to come and enjoy the town."

At the 2007 festival, about 2,000 people walked along historic Ark Row and discovered the talents of artists from all over the Bay Area. Though the festival was deemed successful, this year organizers are hoping to liven up downtown Tiburon even more with a larger variety of musical groups, drinks and artists.

Painters, sculptors, wood workers, photographers, jewelry makers and glass workers were all hand selected in June by judges Apsara DiQuinzio, the assistant curator of painting and sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and Phillip Linhares, chief curator of art at the Oakland Museum of California. This year, a diverse group of 64 artists is expected to exhibit work alongside some new, family-friendly attractions.

At the north end of the street, kids can get their face painted and watch magic shows while on the South End Patio they can find art projects for more hands-on fun. Throughout the weekend, four bands will play music ranging from jazz to R&B to country.


What: 2nd annual Tiburon Art Festival

When: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 24

Where: Ark Row, Tiburon

Tickets: $5; free for kids 12 and under


Anjuli Branz is an intern from Marin Academy.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Woodturner, Thomas Ludlum - Pheasant Wood Vase

"Pheasant Wood Vase" by Thomas Ludlum, woodturner.
"My love for woodturning started 9 years ago. I have done ceramics in the past so woodturning felt like a natural step. I am fascinated by the diversity of woods and the possibilities it presents. The variety of colors and textures helps me appreciate the challenges of each piece."
Visit Thomas Ludlum's website at:

Photographer Bob Kreisel - Seperate Benches

"Seperate Benches" by photographer Bob Kreisel.
"When I was ten I sent away for a 99 cent mini plastic camera that fit in the palm of my hand. I took a picture of a deer in the zoo. my mom loved it. I have been taking pictures for her ever since. I shoot whatever catches my eye or stirs my emotions. My heroes are Norman Rockwell, Cartier, Bresson and Eugene Smith."
Late addition to the list of juried artists for the 2008 2nd Annual Tiburon Art Festival on Sat. Aug 23 and Sun. Aug 24. visit Bob Kreisel's website at, or the Tiburon Art Festival website for more info.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

"Artist Party" Reception at Sam's Cafe

The "Artist Party" reception for the 2008 Tiburon Art Festival artist's will be at Sam's Anchor Cafe from 6:00-8:30pm, thursday august 21. Sam's Cafe is at 27 Main Street, downtown Tiburon, right on the water. Wine, beer and hor d'oeuvres will be served.

Sunday, July 27, 2008

Tiburon Artist Profiles & Images posted

The Tiburon Art Festival Artists Profiles, Images and website links have been posted on the website as a pdf file and a word document. See samples of the amazing artwork that will be at the festival.

Friday, July 18, 2008

Art Festival Social Network

There is a new social network for the Tiburon Art Festival. Festival visitors can join, see groups for the artists, committee, sponsors, volunteers, participating vendors and more. Music clips, video, photos, blog headlines. Great way to invite your friends to the festival. Click on the "members badge" below to check it out or visit:

View my page on Tiburon Art Festival

New Music Player for Art Festival

There is a new music player on the entertainment page of the Tiburon Art Festival website with clips from the participating bands. The player is taken from the new social network website for the festival.

Find more music like this on Tiburon Art Festival

Thursday, July 17, 2008

Aug. 1 Deadline for Program Ads & Sponsorship

Friday August 1, 2008 is the deadline for program and sponsor advertising for the 2nd Annual Tiburon Art Festival 2008. Visit for links to advertising and sponsorship rates or click here for advertising rates and sponsorship opportunities.

Magic Show by Leo Luna

Magic Show by Leo Luna
Wonderful family entertainment. A fast paced show filled with audience participation. Live animals and surprise after surprise for children and adults. Come and join Leo as he takes you for a tour of "Magic Land", that place where children and adults can meet on common ground and enjoy a fun time together.
see poster
Magic Show saturday aug 23 5:30-6:30pm, sunday aug 24 4:30-5:30pm
2nd annual Tiburon Art Festival 2008

Monday, July 14, 2008

Children's Entertainment for the Tiburon Art Festival



11:00am-5:00pm: Face Painting with Buki
5:30pm: Magic Show

1:00pm: Art with Annelies
2:00pm: Parade Line Up
5:00pm: Prize Drawing

SUNDAY AUG 24, 2008

10:00am-4:00pm: Face Painting with Buki
4:30pm: Magic Show

1:00pm: Art with Annelies
2:00pm: Parade Line Up
4:00pm: Prize Drawing

The art project is sponsored by Annelies Atchley of Mar West Studios.
The family entertainment is sponsored by Pilates Studio Tiburon and Citrus.
The prize drawing is provided by Zelinsky Properties.
The volunteers for the family entertainment are from
Reed, Bel Aire and Del Mar Schools.

Friday, July 11, 2008

FAQ: Artist Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the Pegboard attached to the tent or just leaning?
The Pegboard will be attached to the frame of the tent by the company that brings the tents. It will be attached at 4 corners. It is attached to a tent which is outdoors so it is not completely solid.
How many pegboards do I need?
This depends on how many paintings you want to hang and the size of the paintings. You can fit up to a total of 6 pegboards in a tent. Typically people hang 3 pegboards in a tent. The tent is 8’tall and the pegboard is hung horizontally, 2 ft from the top and 30’from the ground (height of a table) So your art is then eye level. They can hang 2 pegboards side by side, vertically in the tent and they will be top to ground.
How much weight can I hang?
You can hang 50 lbs on a side – for a total of 150 lbs.
Can I get my own pegs at the Hardware store?
Sure but be sure they are the correct size – ¼”. This is bigger than the pegboard commonly found in garages around America!

How tall is the tent?
The tent is 8’ tall
Can I hang items from the frame? Yes you may hang items from the frame but you may not put any holes in the tent or the side panels.

When can I set up?
You can set up on Saturday morning form 7-10am.
How far will I have to move my art?That depends on the booth location. You will be able to unload at either end of Ark Row and in the parking lot which has 4 sets of steps up to Ark Row. We will let you know as it gets closer, where to unload for your booth.

What security are you providing?
We have hired a security company to patrol the street at night. There should be 2 security people on all night. The Tiburon and Belvedere Police will make extra rounds in the area. We will do what we can, but you are still responsible for loss or damage to your art.
Should I leave my art there?
That is up to you. If it is not too difficult to move we would suggest taking it home at night.
Do the front panels help secure /lock the tent?
The front panels are designed to help protect the art from the weather. They would be a deterrent to theft if they are secured. They do not lock.

How does the electricity to the tents work?
We will have 3 large generators for the festival. They will be in the parking lot and the electricity will be bought up to the tents. Each tent that requests electricity will have 1 outlet. You should bring an outlet strip with you if needed.

Monday, July 7, 2008

2008 Photography Artists

The 2008 Photography artists for the Tiburon Art Festival have been selected:

Bob Kreisel - Mill Valley CA -
Deborah Martin - Mill Valley CA -
Don Comfort - Tiburon CA -
Kevin Lozaw - San Anselmo CA -
Lenny Hanson - San Francisco CA -
Ric Miller - Sausalito CA -
Shannon Ledford - Ukiah CA -
Stephen Fridge - San Francisco CA
Suzanne Bean - San Rafael CA -
Tom Benoit - Mill Valley CA

2008 Glass, Woodwork & Scuplture Artists

The 2008 Artist's for the Tiburon Art Festival have been selected:

Jane Mack
Valerie Adams - Santa Rosa CA -

Michael Childs - Sausalito CA -
Thomas Ludlum - Fairfax CA

James Malott - Tiburon CA
Jenni Wasser - Sausalito CA
John Torrey - Forest Knolls CA
Mac Coffey - Tiburon CA -
Rainer Lagemann - Richmond CA -
Sondo Sockolov - San Rafael CA -
Suzanne Riley - Tiburon CA -

2008 Artist's: Painting Category

The 2008 Tiburon Art Festival artist's below:
Anna Efanova - San Francisco CA -
Barbara Aliza - Sonoma CA -
Barbara Lawrence - Woodacre CA -
Cara Brown - Fairfax CA -
Chaen Chan - San Francisco CA
Charmain Guilliani - San Francisco CA
Dan Cooper - Larkspur CA -
Deborah Newman - Henderson NV
Dennis King - San Francisco CA
Dominique Amendola - Santa Rosa CA -
Dorota Nowak - Canyon CA
Emmeline Craig - Bolinas CA -
Florence Eder - Tiburon CA
Gale S. McKee - San Rafael CA
Kathy Johnson - San Anselmo CA
Kazuyo Sato-Lewe - Oakland CA -
Kirsten Hagen - Tiburon CA
Lillian Wu - San Mateo CA
Liz Brozell - Napa CA
Lucie Langlois - San Francisco CA
Lynn Rubenzer - San Francisco CA -
Malcolm McVickar - Corte Madera CA
Mary Ann Nardo -
Michael-Che Swisher - Albany CA -
Nancy Ballard - San Francisco CA -
Pamela Ross - Corte Madera CA
Pat Doherty - Corte Madera CA -
Rab Terry - San Francisco CA -
Silvana Wong - Tiburon CA
Sona Holman -San Rafael CA -
Susan Saunders - San Rafael CA -
Vicki Bolen - Albuquerque NM -

Tiburon Artist's for 2008: Jewelry

The Tiburon Art Festival artists for 2008 have been selected.
Alexis Burger - Oakland CA -
Angela Romeo - Berkeley CA
Carol Roberts - Sausalito CA
Famous Melissa - Ross CA
Glenn Dizon - San Rafael CA -
Jane Mack - Fairfax CA -
Katharine Whittaker - Belvedere CA -
Krista Hammond - Santa Cruz CA-
Lisa Ronay - San Anselmo CA -
Martha England - Mill Valley CA -
Robyn Contini - Mill Valley CA

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

2008 Artist's have been selected!

The Jury is in! The list of the 2008 Artist's in the Tiburon Art Festival is complete. See the list here (pdf file) or visit the website .

Wednesday, June 25, 2008


As of wed june 25, 2008, fill out your online application, print it (or vice versa if you have to ) and bring it along with your art to:
Belvedere Community Center 450 San Rafael Ave on Friday from 10am-4pm

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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Musicians lined up for Tiburon Art Festival

The musical lineup for the 2008 Tiburon Art Festival is:

Rob Hart Trio
Resin7 Band
James Moseley Band

Visit the artist's MySpace pages for music clips and photos.

Saturday, June 21, 2008

Children 12 and under free

A change has been made to allow Children 12 and under free to the Tiburon Art Festival.

Photographers Welcome!

Photography is one of the categories in the Tiburon Art Festival. A few artist's thought it was not on the application, but the "dropdown" menu for categories lists photography as one of six.

Deadline extended past June 20

Due to the large number of last minute artist applications, the june 20 deadline has been extended for the Tiburon Art Festival.

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Music Entertainment for 2008

The 2008 Musicians have been selected for the 2008 2nd Annual Tiburon Art Festival. They are the "Rob Hart Trio", "Resin7 Band", "James Moseley Band", and "Jon Mitguard. Photos and links to their websites and myspace pages for music clips and more can be found on the "entertainment" page of the Art Festival website:

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Call to Volunteers

Tiburon Art Festival Call to Volunteers
Volunteer day is Thursday, June 5 at either 3:30pm or 6:30pm at Tiburon Town Hall Community Room. If you can't make it that day but want to volunteer call Cathleen Andreucci at 415-435-4355.

Monday, April 28, 2008

Artist Application Online Form

The Online Application Form is now available for artist's applications to the 2nd Annual Tiburon Art Festival 2008. Visit the website homepage ( or click link below:

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Artist's Applications online for 2008 Tiburon Art Festival

Artist's Applications for the 2nd Annual Tiburon Art Festival 2008 are now available online as a pdf file:
Deadline for applications is June 20, 2008

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The 2008 Jurors have been selected


Alison Gass
Assistant Curator, Art and Painting, SF MOMA
Alison Gass is an Assistant Curator in the Painting and Sculpture Department at SFMOMA. There she has curated the exhibitions “New Work: Lucy McKenzie” and is currently curating a group exhibition on the theme of light in contemporary art. She is also the co-curator of this year’s SECA Art Award exhibition. Prior to joining SFMOMA, Alison was an Assistant Curator at The Jewish Museum in NY. She has a BA in Art History from Columbia University and is a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at NYU, where she is currently ABD.

Philip E. Linhares
Chief Curator of Art, Oakland Museum of California
Philip Linhares is Chief Curator of Art at the Oakland Museum of California, where he is currently working with the Art Department staff to plan a major building and gallery renovation, scheduled for completion in fall 2009. The project is a thematic reinstallation of the Gallery of California Art including innovative interpretive measures. He is simultaneously working on exhibition projects which include a Greater Los Angeles painting survey and a retrospective of the installations and sculpture by Los Angeles artist Michael C. McMillen. Linhares studied at the California College of Arts and Crafts and the Museum Management Institute, U.C. Berkeley on a fellowship from the Getty Trust. He has previously served as a Director at the San Francisco Art Institute, Mills College Art Gallery, and the CCAC Graduate Program.

Date: Saturday, June 28 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: Belvedere Community Center (downstairs)(MAP) and Chamber Office (upstairs).
Drop-off on Friday/10:00am – 4:00pm
Pick-up on Monday/10:00am – 2:00pm

Saturday, March 29, 2008

2008 Tiburon Art Festival Announcement

The 2008 2nd Annual Tiburon Art Festival is on! Clear your calendar for Sat. Aug. 23rd and Sun. Aug. 24th for another fabulous spectacle of art on the Historic Ark Row in downtown Tiburon, California. Live Music, Amazing Art, Ark Row Ambience all steps away from the waterfront of San Francisco Bay. Enjoy!