Village Square owner featured in show
MONTROSE -- Gallery owner Charles Borman of Glendale will join in
a group show titled, “The American Landscape,” opening Thursday at
his Village Square Gallery in Montrose.
There are 18 artists exhibiting including Walter Askin, Gerald
Brommer, Meredith Olson, Shirley Pettibone, Al Porter and Bonese
Borman is a former professor at Cal State Los Angeles. Emeriti
Professor Borman opened Village Square Gallery in 1995 after his
This exhibit features paintings, drawings, prints, pastels,
collage and mixed media.
The artists’ reception is from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 14. The gallery
is at 2418 Honolulu Ave., Suite C, in Montrose. For more information,
Oil painting demonstration given at meeting
MONTROSE -- An oil painting demonstration by Frank Serrano is
planned for the first meeting of the Verdugo Hills Art Assn. at 7:30
p.m. Friday at the Citibank, 2350 Honolulu Ave.
A proponent of plein-air technique, or painting outdoors, he
credits his influences from the early California impressionists.
The public can attend the meeting for a $3 donation.
Serrano will also give a workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
at Citibank. To reserve a spot, call 352-2205.
Women’s Committee plans Stampede dinner
LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE -- The Women’s Committee of the Glendale
Symphony Orchestra Assn. is creating a stampede on Sept. 13 to the
Tom and Eva Jeffers’ La Canada Flintridge ranch estate.
Proceeds of the annual dinner dance will benefit the Women’s
Committee’s philanthropic projects that include the Ensembles in the
Schools, the Preludes, music scholarships and the Glendale Symphony
Orchestra. The Women’s Committee is a nonprofit, tax-exempt
President Adeline Green invites guests to don their best Western
attire and join in on the Western barbecue and listening and dancing
to the tunes created by the Tony Sardo Band. Couples and singles are
Reservations are requested by Saturday at $40 per person. For
reservations, call 242-8735.
Artists show opposite styles at Brand Galleries
GLENDALE -- Two artists portraying the figure in art in opposite
styles will exhibit at the Brand Galleries beginning Saturday.
Zhenya Gershman’s nearly life-size interpretations of contemporary
male and female forms are painted in the artist’s unique use of her
oil media placing them in their own visual world.
For her “Men in Tutus” series, Miriam L. Preissel hired a
professional choreographer, makeup artist and costumer to photograph
19 unlikely men invited to appear in tutus on a dramatically lighted
An artists’ talk begins at 4 p.m. followed by the artists’
reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday. The exhibit ends Oct. 18. The
galleries are in Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. Hours
are 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesday; and 1
to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, call 548-2051.
Compiled by Joyce Rudolph