Come and meet us!
Enjoy the color, texture and beauty of the glass at fun-filled, events in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Cynthia loves to describe what inspires her designs and share the current method/techniques used in her work. "There's nothing more rewarding that seeing my art go out into the world knowing that it's going to be enjoyed for many years to come!".
California Strawberry Festival
May 20 & 21, 2023
@ Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 W Harbor Blvd Ventura.Ventura, California
Sat & Sun
Enjoy strawberry-inspired treats like build-your-own strawberry shortcake, chocolate-covered strawberries, strawberry beer, and more. Plus, over 40 food vendors, a Ninja Nation Obstacle Course, live music and entertainment, and over a hundred arts and crafts booths to check out. The exciting new beachside location provides iconic views, and Ventura offers up a vibrant downtown just a few blocks away, with hotels, restaurants, and nightlife. The Fairground's convenient location right off the 101 freeway offers parking onsite, free shuttle service, and close proximity to the adjacent Amtrak station, making it easier than ever to get to the Festival.
Art Gallery at the Orinda Library
Artist & Writer Reception, May 6, 3-5 p.m.
Art on Display, May 1-31, 2023
Amphrite, the Queen of the Sea and On the Sidewalk are works that will be on display at Lamorinda's first ever Ekphrasis exhibit. A collaboration of the California Writers Club, Diablo Branch (CWC), the Lamorinda Arts Alliance (LAA) and the Lamorinda Arts Council (LAC) developed this creative ekphrastic project. An exhibition of fine art works that inspire literary works, and literary works that inspire fine art works -- on display to be enjoyed by the public and fellow art and literary enthusiasts -- will be the culmination of the project.
Opposites Attract Exhibit
@Leslie Dirkx Brown Gallery
Reception June 10, 4-6 p.m.
San Ramon, California
Art on Display, June 1-29, 2023
This exhibit explores the subtle or overt creative tension displayed when opposites are used to heighten interest and drama in individual works, as well as between two paintings. Cynthia will join other Lamorinda Arts Alliance (LAA) artists for this month long exhibit. Stop by to view Fire and Ice, a panel made for this exhibit.
Shadelands Ranch Museum Summer Market
July 30, 2023
2660 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, California
The Summer Market will be held in the beautiful gardens at the Shadelands Ranch Museum. This will be an outdoor, open air market that will feature over 40 unique vendors selling a variety of items.
Come, shop and grab a bite at the food trucks.
Bodega Seafood Art & Wine Festival
August 26 & 27, 2023
@ Watts Ranch 16855 Bodega Highway
10-6 Sat, 10-5 Sun
The Bodega Seafood, Art & Wine Festival has it all! A benefit for two wonderful non-profits, it features a beautiful art and fine craft marketplace, lots of delicious food of all kinds, a tasting with over 40 wineries and breweries, 3 stages of entertainment, fun kid’s activities and more. Held on a picturesque, rural ranch a few miles inland from the spectacular Sonoma Coast, the location is as unique as the festival.
Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
September 23 & 24, 2023
Local Artist Alley in Fiesta Square
10-7 Sat, 10-6 Sun
Lafayette Art, Wine and Music Festival is perhaps the largest annual festival in Contra Costa County. In 2022, over 65,000 people strolled among the booths of art and handmade crafts, enjoying foods from our local restaurants, food vendors and food trucks as well as quality wines and microbrews, pausing to enjoy continuous music from one of four stages.