2014 ArtBlock Kicks Off This Week

Art and music on a warm May evening--ArtBlock is this Wednesday.

California landscape painting by Tyler Abshier. (Photo Courtesy: Pleasanton Downtown Association)
California landscape painting by Tyler Abshier. (Photo Courtesy: Pleasanton Downtown Association)
Beginning its third exciting year of bringing together the Bay Area’s best artists, sculptors, hand made jewelers and photographers, ArtBlock 2014 will debut on Wednesday May 7th at the 1st Wednesday Street Party in downtown Pleasanton.

ArtBlock is the destination for creativity as an outdoor bazaar scheduled for May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th and September 3rd. Accompanied by live music and many options for food and entertainment, ArtBlock draws thousands of visitors to its eclectic displays each year since 2012.

The event takes place from 6pm to 9pm, right on Angela Street at Main St.  Award-winning local artists, sculptors and jewelry crafters, all who specialize in exquisite, hand-made arts and crafts, will be there in person to showcase, discuss and sell their works. 

Special display for May 7th: Landscape Artist
Tyler Abshier  
Abshier’s oil paintings depict and interpret the California landscape. In his own vision he brings a clear-eyed realism and sense of space that is imbued with his love of the journey, the joy of discovery and the quiet, contemplative beauty that moves his spirit. He will be available in person from 6:00 to 9:00 pm.

2014 Featured Artisans
Matt Watts, Nancy Allen, Barbara Santos, David and Bettie Gooseman, Thom Corey, Joyce Carter, Lily Xu, Rahul Prasad, Debbie Wardrope,  Rashmi Kotadia, Lori Castro, The Pleasanton Art League, Joe Milelli, Claudette McDermott, Patrick Mock, The Sunol Art Guild, Wes Lem, Carolina Duran-Johnson, Holly Van Hart, Stacey Hannon, Sue Evans, Adriana Ayala, Barbara Azzopardi – Radar, Marcus Tikotsky, Chelsea Tikotsky, Erika Richert, Anne Giancola, Gigi Erickso, Esther Ailor

ArtBlock’s Lively Music: 

Adding to the enjoyment of art, May’s ArtBlock has scheduled popular musician Michael Montoya.

--Information submitted by Pleasanton Downtown Association


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