Wednesday, July 27, 2011

This is the Press Release for "A Touch of Gold" group show I am in.

“A Touch of Gold”

Art Exhibition at The Women’s City Club of Pasadena

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena at the historic Blinn House is pleased to announce its fall art exhibition, “A Touch of Gold.” The exhibition, which runs from August 1 through October 31, 2011, features fifty six paintings by eighteen California-based artists. It will be the second exhibition produced by Margaret Danielak, the Women’s City Club of Pasadena’s Curator of Exhibitions. The artists’ reception is Thursday, August 11 from 6 pm to 9 pm.

“I am thrilled to be able to showcase the work of such talented artists from throughout the state. The venuethe beautiful and historic Blinn Housecontinues to inspire me. I look forward to sharing these fall themed paintings with the community,” says Danielak.

The “Touch of Gold” exhibition features the work of artists Scottie Brown, Barbara Davidson, Lee Edwards, Julie Hill, Olga Kaczmar, Anna Kelly, Athena Mantle, Beverly Lazor, Robin Neudorfer, Ferial Nassirzadeh, Kate Moriarty, Terry Romero Paul, Julie Snyder, Carol Steinberg, Diana Stewart, Beth Summers, Trice Tolle and John Paul Thornton.

The Blinn House was built in 1905 for lumber baron Edmund Blinn and his family. The Blinns hired popular Chicago architect, George Washington Maher to design their California home in the Midwestern Prairie School Style. The building has been home to the Women’s City Club since 1945 and continues to serve the Pasadena community as a meeting place for civic, cultural, and educational activities.

“A Touch of Gold” will be on view from August 1 through October 31, 2011. The reception is Thursday, August 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The reception is free and open to the public. The Women’s City Club of Pasadena is located at 160 N. Oakland Avenue in Pasadena, CA 91101. Free parking is accessible behind the building from Madison Avenue. The phone is 626-796-0560 and website is

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena is open for art viewing Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. During the run of the exhibition, Curator Margaret Danielak will be on hand for special viewing hours on Fridays from 3 pm until 5 pm and by appointment. In addition, courses in art marketing and art collecting will be offered. Curator Margaret Danielak may be reached through her website at via email at or via phone at 626-683-9922.

I am very happy to have two paintings chosen for this important show.