Congratulations Cynthia!

cynthia_clutchWe are proud to announce that JABC’s own Cynthia Elliot won a 2009 Oakland Indie Award for “Neighborhood Dynamo.” We don’t call her da mayor for nothing!

Congratulations, Cynthia from all of us at JABC, and we thank you deeply for your tireless efforts to better our little Jingletown community.

Read more about the awards in the East Bay Express, and the Oakland Indie Award site!


Happy 4th Birthday to the Institute of Mosaic Art!

ima_logoSunday, June 7th 3-6 pm There is actually alot going on this weekend at IMA. Our birthday (red velvet cake!) celebration coincides with artist receptions for FIVE exhibits that are just going up:

Mosaics from the Mind’s Eye Exhibit: 7 wonderful mosaic mandalas from Lillian Sizemore’s signature class. This work is breathtaking and presented in a very unique way. Curated by Lillian Sizemore.

Renegade Quilting Exhibit: Mixed media, renegade quilts by students of Madeline Behrens- Brigham’s class, Renegade Quilting, curated by her as well. Wonderful presentation in the back gallery space.

Student Sculpture and the Roots of Mosaic: Mixed media two- and three- dimensional work from classes at IMA. Curated by IMA instructor Tracy Broback.

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Jingletown Open Studios: This Weekend!

JT-101808-641Join us this weekend for Open Studios in Jingletown June 13th & 14th from 11am to 6pm! This year, we have over 24 Jingletown artists participating in East Bay Open Studios at 9 locations in the neighborhood showing photography, jewelry, ceramics, paintings, prints, mosaics, sculpture, painting, clothing and more.

On Saturday, June 13th join us for a block party with live music and performance art from 1pm – 4:20pm at the 4:20 Gallery!

Join us on Friday June 12th for evening receptions from 6 – 9pm in four locations: the 4:20 gallery, Institute of Mosaic Arts, and Ford Street Studios: Fernando Reyes Fine Art –¬†Studio 26 and Jason-Hue Ceramics – Studio 6, in conjunction with the first Estuary Art Attack !

Click here for a map of Jingletown Open Studios