For Immediate Release
Alameda, Ca 3-23-2022
ArtPush Creative Art Program & Girls Inc. G.E.M.S Announce Kids Art Workshop and Gallery Exhibit
With a goal of introducing kids to art as a way to envision a better future, local artists and children will come together for a creative workshop held on Sunday, March 26th 10:30am-3pm at Studio 23 in Alameda. A gallery exhibit “The Future Is Female” will take place at Studio 23 Gallery on Sunday, April 2nd at 6pm-8pm. 3 Dot Art Gallery and The Red Door, Studio 23’s neighbor galleries, will also be open during the gallery exhibit.
Local artists display artwork from the workshop along Girls Inc. of the Island City G.E.M.S
Entertainment: DJ Just Delicious https://www.facebook.com/djjustdelicious will be spinning Girl Power tunes,
Magick Fern https://www.bayareabodypaint.com will be glamming girls up with gems and hair sparkles.
Photographer Miss Lily https://www.lilyzhangphotography.com will be capturing it all.
Julies https://juliestea.com provides yummy treats!
Get artwork and more information at:
CAP & G.E.M.S Workshop: Studio 23 Gallery | Sunday, March 26th 10:30am-3pm | Registration is closed
CAP & G.E.M.S Gallery Exhibit: “The Future Is Female” | Studio 23 Gallery | Sunday, April 2nd 6-8pm
Creative Art Program (CAP)
ArtPush’s Creative Art Program focuses on education through artistic expression. The goal of the workshop is to get children really thinking and imagining themselves in a future with limitless possibilities. Visualization is a great tool to get kids moving towards a successful future. http://www.creativeartprogram.org
ArtPush: Promoting arts in the bay area.
ARTPUSH is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization based in Alameda California and serving the entire bay area. We are a group of artists that love the arts and helping fellow artists. ArtPush is dedicated to promoting and supporting artists by sponsoring regular shows and exhibits, workshops, annual festivals in collaboration with community groups, organizations, and local businesses. https://artpush.org
G.E.M.S. (Girls. Empowerment. Mentoring. Support.) is offered at Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, Love, Maya Lin, Otis, Paden, and Ruby Bridges. The program, designed by Girls Inc. of the Island City, specifically for girls in Alameda Unified School District schools and focuses on social emotional learning, academic success, building healthy relationships, anti-bullying, leadership, and developing confidence and self-esteem. G.E.M.S. is a one hour, once per week program offered during the school day and is led by one of our Girls Inc. of the Island City facilitators. Registration for G.E.M.S. is done at the girl’s school site. For more information, please call 510.521.1743. https://girlsincislandcity.org/programs/elementary-programs
Studio 23 Gallery
The gallery’s mission is to support local artists; those that are already established and emerging artists new on the scene. The gallery will focus on unique, contemporary, experimental, and modern visual art as well as classic techniques with a fresh perspective.
Address: 2309B Encinal Ave. Alameda, Ca 94501 (Corner of Encinal Ave & Oak Street)
We would like to thank our generous sponsors and partners:
Art Supplies have generously been provided by Flax Art & Design in Oakland. Julie’s Coffee & Tea Garden will be supplying the workshop with delicious and healthy lunches as well as treats for the gallery exhibit too! Studio 23 Gallery in Alameda has donated the space for the children’s art workshop & exhibit.
Flax Art & Design: https://flaxart.com
Julies Coffee & Tea: https://juliestea.com
Studio 23 Gallery: http://studio23gallery.com
Girls Inc. of the Island City: https://girlsincislandcity.org
3 Dot Art Gallery: https://www.3dotartgallery.com
The Red Door: https://m.facebook.com/100054532086830/
Creative Art Program: http://www.creativeartprogram.org
Partial Volunteer/Staff List:
Program Creator/Coordinator: Jessica Warren, ArtPush Executive Director & gallery owner at Studio 23 Gallery.
Program coordinator: Hashima Dailey, Social/Emotional Program Facilitator at Girls Inc. of the Island City
Teacher: Jessica Warren, ArtPush Director, bay area artist.
Assistant Teacher: Sara Edge
Artist Speaker: Yolanda Cotton-Turner, ArtPush Director & bay area artist.
Volunteer Coordinator: Jordan Effinger
Artists: Wesley E. Warren, Victor Mavedzenge, Szonic Allure, Dave Sylvester, Sara Edge, Alana Dill, Yolanda Cotton Turner, May Lo, Jessica Warren.
Volunteers: Justin Irndale Artist/Maker/Engineer/Digital Fabricator, Thao Le (Parent), Shuang Zhang, Regine Ortiz, Savannah Reynosa