Past News & Events

The Golden Gate Atelier offers a variety of events throughout the year, you can browse an archive of our past events and happenings below.

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Learn Artistic Anatomy – Shoulder Girdle and Muscles of the Head

Jan 6, 2020 – Jan 27, 2020

Monday 6:30 – 8:30pm

We at the Golden Gate Atelier would love for you to join us for an open house lecture on artistic anatomy and the muscles of the shoulder girdle on January 06th from 6:30 to 8:30. You will be attending a lecture by one of the leading experts in the field. Throughout history, artistic anatomy has played the most paramount role in an artists education. We will be covering the bony and muscular shapes that impact the surface of the skin and create form. This course is excellent for painters, sculptors, illustrators, and digital artists who are passionate for the human form and are looking to improve their understanding. Looking forward to seeing you!!

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Learn Artistic Anatomy – Muscles of the Head

Jan 27, 2020

Monday 6:30 – 8:30pm

We at the Golden Gate Atelier would love for you to join us for an open house lecture on artistic anatomy and the muscles of the head on January 27th from 6:30 to 8:30. You will be attending a lecture by one of the leading experts in the field. Throughout history, artistic anatomy has played the most paramount role in an artists education. We will be covering the bony and muscular shapes that impact the surface of the skin and create form. This course is excellent for painters, sculptors, illustrators, and digital artists who are passionate for the human form and are looking to improve their understanding. Looking forward to seeing you!!

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Open Studio & 6 Year Anniversary Party

Jun 30, 2018

Friday 6 - 9pm

Come and celebrate with us!
Friday, June 30th 6 – 9pm

Student Artwork
Food & Drink
Awards

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Applications of Vision and Art for Artists

Jan 17, 2018

Wednesday 5pm

This talk will introduce Margaret Livingstone’s book “Vision and Art” and provide direct applications for art students and artists. Since the “sight-size” methods of drawing and painting rely on breaking through the rational pre-conceived notions of subjects we observe, this book explains the mechanism for our awareness of light, shadow, edge and color.

About the Instructor:

John Peck’s paintings and drawings can be seen in private collections and galleries in London, Florence, Dublin, and Santa Fe. He graduated from the Florence Academy of Art and received an MArch from the University of New Mexico, where he was an instructor in the School of Architecture and Planning. He graduated from the University of San Francisco with a BS in physics. He is the co-author of Drawing in Space: A Manual for Figurative Sculpture. His work can be viewed at johnpeck.com.

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ART & the BODY: beneath the surface.

Sep 8, 2017

Friday 6-8pm

please join the GGA Director Andrew Ameral at the Diablo Valley College Art Gallery on Friday, September 8 6-8pm at the opening reception of the group exhibit.

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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Western Artists

Feb 7, 2016

Sunday

Golden Gate Atelier visited the exhibition which features more than 170 artworks from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  Looking East includes beautiful examples of Japanese prints by Katsushika Hokusai (1760–1849) and Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858), and masterpieces by French and American Impressionist painters including  Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, and Edgar Degas. Of special interest to GGA students are the paintings of the Boston School artists Edward Tarbell and Frank Benson. The show also includes interesting nocturne paintings, Belle Epoque Posters, and painterly photographs. It is exciting to see Hokusai’s sketch books with his pen and ink figures in motion that remind one of Leonardo.

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We would love to have you come by the studio and see for yourself what studying at the Golden Gate Atelier is like. Meet our director and talk to our passionate students.

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