Art
Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Visual Arts Department

Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Visual Arts Department

The Saint Joseph Notre Dame High School Visual Arts Department is very excited to share the work of student artists for the months of February and March in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the Blue Dot Café. This is the fourth consecutive year that Megan and James have invited us to display work of...
Ginnie Chabre

Ginnie Chabre

My eye is the viewfinder and it sees pictures everywhere. The colors, lines and shapes of things are gathered into my constantly morphing view and instinctively become images in my mind – and if a camera is around, I shoot the image for keeping. I cannot remember a time when this has not been happening....
Anne Kohler:  Through the Looking Glass

Anne Kohler: Through the Looking Glass

Through the Looking Glass is a project that came about while studying at City College in San Francisco. I had to develop a series of photographs for my final project in a class. As always with my photography I thought of my grandfather for inspiration. My grandfather, Billy, encouraged me to explore photography and to...
Andre Hermann

Andre Hermann

What has our experience with photography become as a culture? Has the art of photography been boiled down to the act of sitting at a computer, or phone in hand, the intimacy of sharing an image lost to a click of a send button, our emotional reactions to those images substituted for the clicking of...

Ralph Granich Photography

Ralph Granich provides lasting memories through photographic services to the San Francisco Bay Area and has extensive experience shooting schools, weddings, family portraits, artist portraits, individual portraits, business professionals and still life. Throughout his career as a photographer, Ralph Granich has had just one specialty—-people. “There’s always a story in a face, and every face...
Caroline Arnold - Animals

Caroline Arnold – Animals

Caroline Arnold’s Animals Jan 14 – Feb 29, 2012. Brightly colored giclee prints of cut-paper illustrations in author/illustrator Caroline Arnold’s children’s books depict pandas, penguins, koalas, platypuses and more. In each print, the shadows and layers of the paper are visible, revealing the tactile character of the art. These limited edition prints are ideal for...
Fine Oil Paintings by Paul R. Glaviano

Fine Oil Paintings by Paul R. Glaviano

These oil paintings are direct, organically-conceived, synaesthetic experiences. They reflect my unique vision of the world, bearing witness to a rich inner life lived amidst recurring alarms from the mass media. These paintings mirror and mediate my struggle toward higher levels of cognition, communication, and humanitarianism. This series of images describes particular geographical catastrophes, both...

Gary Comoglio – Knowledge and Destiny

Gary Comoglio was born in 1968 in Arcadia, CA., grew up in Huntington Beach, CA. and graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1990 with a BFA in Painting. He currently resides in Alameda, California with his wife, Kavita and a beagle, Gilly. He works at the Academy of Art University in the Fine...
Danielle Giudici Wallis

Danielle Giudici Wallis

Bio 2011 Danielle Giudici Wallis has lived and worked in the East Bay for the past 20 years. She received her MFA from Stanford University where she was the recipient of the Murphy Cadogan Grant, the James Borelli Fellowship in Art, the Anita Squires Memorial Fund in Photography and a fellowship from the Cantor Center...
Peter Tonningsen - Dress Up

Peter Tonningsen – Dress Up

April 22 – June 2, 2011 Much of my artwork has in some manner been concerned with things past. In this series I continue that investigation by attempting to reanimate a series of bygone dresses with modern spirit. Each dress is significant to the woman modeling that dress; either being something noteworthy passed down from...
Photographic Impressions

Photographic Impressions

Saturday March 5 - April 15, 2011, The Blue Dot Café will host Photographic Impressions, an exhibit of original large print photographs by artist Carl Weingarten. A photographer since the age of 7, Carl’s images are striking, personal and expressive.
"Drip" an all coffee themed show

“Drip” an all coffee themed show

The new art show at blue dot centers around the wonderful theme of Coffee. The talented artists of the GS Collective have offered up some great works. Come in for a gander.