Merritt students taking Pastel classes from Mark Lightfoot (the only Pastel drawing classes taught in the Peralta District) will display their work at the Cafe Galleria, 4100 Redwood Road in Oakland starting with the opening reception on November 21, from noon to 2 p.m. Come and meet the artists who will be available to talk about their work. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Cafe Galleria’s owner is a former art student at Merritt College. The exhibit runs through January 11, 2016.
The artists are: Ruby Trauner, Karen Sergi, Rita Davies, Birthe Lauvdal, Barbara Phillips, Naomi Southard, Sandi Kallenberg, Marsha Dalmas, Cheryl Fergen, Bruce Russell, Carol Leimbach, Camille Reed, Gloria Bloom, and Angela Hunkler.