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First Street Gallery Art Center

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First Street Gallery Art Center
250 West First Street, Suite 120
Claremont, CA 91711
Venue Type: Alternative Space

Neighborhood:
san gabriel valley



, Helen RaeHelen Rae, 2006
Green Walkman and Amplifiers, Leroy FontenetteLeroy Fontenette, Green Walkman and Amplifiers,
2008, Mixed Media
Owl, Debbie BleichDebbie Bleich, Owl, 2008, Acrylic
, Michael LevellMichael Levell,
2006, Acrylic and Marker, 22" x 13.5"
, Michael LevellMichael Levell,
2006, Acrylic and Marker, 14" x 15.5"
, Jack BoyerJack Boyer, 2000, Prisma
Red Shoes, Tony BarnesTony Barnes, Red Shoes, Acrylic
, Dan KellerDan Keller
, Tom LambTom Lamb, 2008
, Hector OviedoHector Oviedo, 2008
, Dru McKenzieDru McKenzie, 2008
, Rebecca KorinRebecca Korin, 2008
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> QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.1ststreetgallery.org
EMAIL:  
springle@tierradelsol.org
CONTACT:  
Seth Pringle
OPEN HOURS:  
Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm
PHONE:  
909.626.5455
FAX:  
909.625.3435
COST:  
FREE
TAGS:  
outsider/folk, collective/studios, contemporary
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DESCRIPTION

First Street Gallery Art Center is founded on the proposition that human potential for creativity and artistic expression is not limited by physical or intellectual disabilities. Through cultivation of artistic expression, people with significant challenges can develop creativity and make important contributions to the cultural and economic life of their communities.

First Street Gallery Art Center provides clients with professional art training and exhibition resources.  In the Center’s studio, about 50 artists create original works of art in a range of media including: painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture and collage.  First Street’s staff is made up of professional artists whose role it is to help facilitate these projects and provide guidance when needed.

An integral part of the programming at First Street Gallery Art Center is the Gallery.  First Street operates a professional gallery where every artist has an opportunity to display and sell his/her work.  The exhibition schedule includes approximately five shows per year, most of which are dedicated to showing solely client work.  Additionally, First Street also involves community members and guest artists through public workshops and collaborative projects.

First Street artists also participate in many off-site exhibitions and venues, both nationally and internationally.  The Gallery’s goals are to get as much exposure and recognition as possible for our artists’ work, and to assist our clients in promoting and advocating for their own professional art careers.  Artists earn a 60% commission on art sales.

First Street Gallery is a program of the Tierra del Sol Foundation.



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