Shows & Galleries

Upcoming Shows

 Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild exhibition “Adornment 2015”

  • December 4th, 2015, to January 4th, 2016 - Z Folio Gallery, 750 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA (link)

 

Look for Fran’s Unique, Handcrafted Creations in These Fine Galleries:

 

The Thousand Oaks Art Gallery

  • NEW LOCATION: 1749 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707,  510-528-3661 (link)

Reinert Fine Art Gallery

  • 179 King Street Charleston, SC 29401 843.789.4659  (link)

 

Previous Galleries/Exhibits/Shows

3rd Annual Festa Italiana

  • Sunday, May 31, 2015, 10:00AM to 6:00PM, Held at the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
    413 East Lockeford Street, Lodi, CA (Link:
    http://www.festa-italiana.com )

Festa Della DonnaOak Farms Winery, Lodi, CA

  • May 13, 2015 - Hosted by the Vaccarezza Mudaca Foundation benefiting Lodi House and Hope Harbor and what they do for women and children in the Lodi area.

"Made with Love" - A Valentines Jewelry show case with unique work by artists of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild  at Many Hands Gallery, Capitola

  • February 1-28, 2015

“2nd Annual Festa Italiana” - A Celebration of Everything Italian

“Festa Italiana” - A Celebration of Everything Italian

Fine Art In The Park - The Los Altos Rotary Art Show

  • May 18 & 29, 2013 - 10:00AM to 5:30PM - Lincoln Park, Los Altos, CA
    • One of the Bay Area’s premier open-air art shows, featuring original, juried works by some 200 artists. Works range from paintings and sculpture to ceramics, jewelry and unique gifts. Entertainment, food and beverages make this an ideal occasion for shopping and fun. There is free parking at Los Altos High School, with shuttles to the park.
    • NOTE: NEW BOOTH LOCATION - Fran’s booth is #111 located near the main entrance to the show, very close to Main St.
    • Click here for a map and directions on the “Fine Art In The Park” website.

“Made With Love” - New Work by members of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild

  • February 1st through February 28th, 2013
  • Reception for the Artists: Sunday, Feb 16th 2:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Many Hands Gallery (gallery link)
  • 510 Bay Avenue, Capitola, CA

Holiday Open Studio

  • Saturday, December 1st, 11:00AM - 5:00PM
    • 10461 Scenic Blvd., Cupertino, CA (map)
    • Participating Artists:
      • Allison Kreft Abad - Glass
      • Susan Boggiano - Ceramics
      • Fran Grinels - Jewelry
      • Dana Litmanovitz - Jewelry
      • Leanne Maru - Jewelry
      • Cindy Scott - Jewelry

"Political Show" - A Jeweler's Art Gallery - Nov 2 - Nov 30, 2012     

  • 3018 Paseo Drive, Oklahoma City, OK (link)

Personal FX

  • 643 Main St., Half Moon Bay, CA 94019-1991, 650-560-9131 (link)

Homage to Ancestors Exhibition

  • May 4 - June 16, 2012
    Macchiarini Creative Design, 1544 Grant Ave., San Francisco  CA 94133
    Co-sponsored by Macchiarini Creative Design and San Francisco Metal Arts Guild (
    event link)
  • Click here for my tribute (my homage) to my friend and mentor, Susan E. Wood
     

Fine Art In The Park - The Los Altos Rotary Art Show

  • May 19 & 20, 2012 - 10:00AM to 5:00PM - Lincoln Park, Los Altos, CA
    • One of the Bay Area’s premier open-air art shows, featuring original, juried works by some 200 artists. Works range from paintings and sculpture to ceramics, jewelry and unique gifts. Entertainment, food and beverages make this an ideal occasion for shopping and fun. There is free parking at Los Altos High School, with shuttles to the park.
    • Fran’s booth is #195 (see map below)
    • Click here for a map and directions on the “Fine Art In The Park” website.

Saratoga Rotary Art Show

  • Sunday, May 6, 2012West Valley College Campus, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070, (408) 741-2098 (event link)
     

“Sacred Geometry and Beyond” at the Z Folio Gallery in Monterey, CA

November 2, 2011 – January 9, 2012 - Reception: November 6, 2011
750 Cannery Row, #112, at Intercontinental the Clement Monterey
Monterey, CA
831-655-9891
Email:
monterey@zfolio.com

 

“Natural Progression” at the Lireille - Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry and Art

November 21, 2011 – January 7, 2012 - (Reception: December 2, 2011) 
3980 Piedmont Ave. (across from Wells Fargo bank)
Oakland, CA 94611
Hours:   Sun 12- 5  Mon 12 - 6 
Tue - Sat  10:30 - 6
Phone : 510- 547- 3455
Email:
info@lireille.com

 

“Fine Art In The Park” - The Los Altos Rotary Art Show

  • May 14 & 15, 2011 - 10:00AM to 5:00PM - Lincoln Park, Los Altos, CA
    • One of the Bay Area’s premier open-air art shows, featuring original, juried works by some 200 artists. Works range from paintings and sculpture to ceramics, jewelry and unique gifts. Entertainment, food and beverages make this an ideal occasion for shopping and fun. There is free parking at Los Altos High School, with shuttles to the park.
       

"Made with Love" - A Valentines Jewelry show case with unique work by artists of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild  at Many Hands Gallery, Capitola

  • February 1– 28, 2011, 10:00AM to 5:00PM, Many Hands Gallery, 510 Bay Avenue, Capitola, CA 95010,
    (831) 475-2500 (Links:
    Gallery; Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild)
    • Talented artists of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild have passionately created a wide selection of high quality jewelry and metal objects.  The pieces, in a wide range of styles, will be available for purchase at the Many Hands Gallery in Capitola during the month of February.

      The one-of-the kind pieces are handcrafted using a variety of techniques ranging from traditional gold- and silversmithing, forging, soldering, and casting to enameling. Items include necklaces, rings, pendants, earrings, cuffs and more.

 

Metal Arts Association of Silicon Valley - Member Art Show & Sale - Sunnyvale, CA

  • Saturday, December 11, 9:00AM to 8:00PM, Sunnyvale Art Gallery, 251 West El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, CA.  Map/Detail.

 

Lireille Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry & Art - Oakland

  • San Francisco Metal Arts Guild 2010 Annual Themed Member Exhibition "Nexus", Oct 29 - Jan 3, Lireille Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry & Art, 3980 Piedmont Ave, Oakland

 

 

Holiday Open House - December 4th - 11:00AM - 5:00PM - Cupertino, CA

  • Holiday Open House - Saturday, December 4th, 11:00AM to 5:00PM, 10461 Scenic Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014.  Four artists featuring  jewelry, purses, glass & sculpture.  Map/Detail

 

San Jose Museum of Art - Spring Benefit - Saturday, April 24th, 2010

  • 110 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113 , 408-271-6840 (event link)

 

Saratoga Rotary Art Show - Sunday, May 2, 2010

  • West Valley College Campus, 14000 Fruitvale Ave., Saratoga, CA 95070, (408) 741-2098 (event link)

 

Los Altos Rotary Art Show - “Fine Art in the Park” -  Saturday & Sunday, May 15 & 16, 2010

  • Lincoln Park (near downtown Los Altos), 199 University Ave., Los Altos, CA 94022 (event link)

 

Lireille - Gallery of Contemporary Jewelry and Art

  • 3980 Piedmont Ave. (across from Wells Fargo Bank), Oakland, CA 94611, (510) 547-3455 (Gallery link)

 

Jody Royee Gallery

  • Jody Royee Gallery - Suite 317, Mid-Valley Center, Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, CA

 

The Mendocino Art Center Gift Shop and Gallery
  • Mendocino, California (gallery link)

 

Light and Art Gallery

  • Half Moon Bay, California (gallery link)

 

Rotary Club of Los Altos Annual Art Show

  • Lincoln Park, Los Altos, California, May 16 - 17,  2009 (Event link)
     

 

A Benefit: Art, Auction & Accessories

  • San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, April 24 - 26, 2009 (Gallery link)

 

Expressions in Metal - Oct. 24 - Dec. 11, 2008

  • Pacific Grove Art Center / Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild (link)

 

Virgin Artists’ Show and Sale - Dec. 6th & 7th - 2008

  • The 6th annual Virgin Artists’ Art Show & Sale, Saturday, Dec. 6th and Sunday, Dec. 7th,  12:00AM to 6:00PM, at The Institute for the Study of Western Civilization, 10060 Bubb Road,  Cupertino, CA 95014  (Virgin Artist Web site: Click Here).

 

Monterey County Artists’ Studio Tour - Sep. 26 - 27- 28, 2008

  • Reception at Pacific Grove Art Center, Sept. 26th,  7:00 to 9:00PM; Tour Sept. 27th & 28th  10:00AM to 5:00PM (link)
     

Silicon Valley Open Studios -  Virgin Artists - May 10th & 11th, 2008

  • 731 Gail Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086.  10:00AM to 5:00PM (link)
     

Metals in Motion - Exhibition and Sale - March 2nd - April, 20th, 2008

  • Collector’s Gallery of Oakland Museum of California (Gallery link)
     

Metals Movement 2007- Dec. 2nd. - 2007

  • Metals Movement 2007 - Exhibition & Sale, Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild, 10:00AM - 5:00PM at the Santa Cruz Art League, 562 Broadway, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (map).
     

Virgin Artists’ Show and Sale - Nov. 30th & Dec. 1st - 2007

  • The 5th annual Virgin Artists’ Art Show & Sale, Friday, Nov. 30th, 11:00AM to 9:00PM, and Saturday Dec. 1st,  10:00AM to 5:00PM, 10461 Scenic Blvd., Cupertino, CA 95014  (Web site).
     

Metal Artists on the Verge- Nov. 17th & 18th - 2007

  • Metal Artist on the Verge show and sale, Nov. 17th and 18th, 10:00AM to 6:00PM, at Patrik’s Studio, 2350 Taylor St., San Francisco, CA 94133.  (Studio link)
     

Grand Avenue Art Works!

  • Pacific Grove, California (178 Grand Avenue, Pacific Grove - (831) 524-3894)
     

Better Life Chiropractic Center

  • Art Show and Party, May 11th, 3:00PM to 7:00PM, 161 S. San Antonio, Rd., Suite 10,  Los Altos, CA - (650) 949-0154. Fran’s creations will also be on display and available for sale now through the end May.  Center link.
     

Bejeweled

  • San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, April 28 - 29, 2007 (Gallery link)
     

Implications in Metal

  • Collector’s Gallery of Oakland Museum of California, February 4, 2007 to March 4, 2007 (Gallery link)
     

The Metals Movement - Exhibition and Sale

  • Monterey Metal Arts Guild exhibit at Cabrillo College Art Gallery, 2006 (Gallery link)
     

Artistry in Fashion Show - 2005/6

  • A wearable art show and sale by local artists and designers.  Canada College.
     

Trapped and Essential Element VII - Pearl - 2006

  • Monterey Metal Arts Guild exhibit in Pacific Grove Art Center, 2006 (Center link)

 

The Virginia Breier Gallery - 2006

  • San Francisco, California (gallery now closed)

 

The Museum Store at the San Jose Museum of Art - 2005/6

  • San Jose, California (gallery link)
     

Artist’s Open Studio - 2004

  • Santa Clara County

 

Virgin Artist Show and Sale - 2003/4/5/6

Updated Oct. 20th, 2015

[Home] [Chain Bracelets] [Rings] [Earrings] [Cuffs] [Silver and Glass Bracelets] [Necklaces] [Other Metal Art] [About Fran] [Contact Fran] [Shows & Galleries] [Homage to Ancestors]