An Art Show in October

This October I invite everyone to an art show that I will be having this October with fellow artist Woody Miller in Gallery Saratoga in Saratoga, California. The show will run from October 5 to October 31. They will display their whimsical and humorous paintings and sell cards and prints of their work.

On Saturday, October 9, they will have a reception from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. During that time, you will be able to meet the artists and talk about their art and meet many fellow art lovers. Food and refreshments will be served. Please come to their show.

Woody Miller is an up and coming children’s book illustrator living in northern California. Woody has 3 children’s books under his belt: Meet the Howlers by April Pulley Sayre and published by Charlesbridge Press; Philippe’s Wish words and pictures by Woody Miller for the iPad in the iTunes store; and an upcoming book Zishe the Strongman by Robert Rubinstein. He is a member of the Northern California branch of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and has contributed several illustrations to art contests that they’ve hosted. Woody recently did a children’s mural for the San Francisco Lighthouse, a church in San Francisco. Woody regularly displays his work in Kaleid Gallery in San Jose, California and the Phantom Galleries in Redwood City, California.

I am a political cartoonist and aspiring children’s book illustrator. During the 1990s I illustrated three books: Two Moms The Zark And Me by Johnny Valentine for Alyson Publications; Night Travelers by Sue Hill for Aegina Press; and Cherubic Children’s New Classic Story Book, Volume 2. I have created murals for Lester Shields Elementary School, for the Berryessa branch of the San Jose Public Library, and for the Sunnyvale Public Library. Currently I do political cartoons for the Tri-City Voice, a community newspaper that covers the Fremont, Milpitas, Union City, Sunol and Hayward areas of the San Francisco Bay Area. I am a member of Gallery Saratoga, a artist co-op gallery in Saratoga, California, and frequently show my work in the Sunnyvale Art Gallery and the coffee shop The Bean Scene, both located in Sunnyvale, California.

Gallery Saratoga is located at 14435-A Big Basin Way in Saratoga, California 95070. Their telephone number is (408) 867-0458. They are open Tuesday through Sunday, from 11:00AM to 6:00PM.

If you’re in the area, please feel free to come.


About angelolopez

I’ve wanted to be an artist all my life. Since I was a child I’ve drawn on any scrap of paper I could get a hold of. When I went to San Jose State University, I became more exposed to the works of the great fine artists and illustrators. My college paintings were heavily influenced by the humorous illustrations of Peter De Seve, an illustrator for the New Yorker magazine. I also fell under the spell of the great muralists of the 1930s, especially Thomas Hart Benton and Diego Rivera. I graduated with a degree in Illustration. Angelo Lopez has had illustrations published in Tikkun Magazine, the Palo Alto Daily News and Z Magazine. From April 2008 to May 2011, Angelo's cartoons were regularly published in the Tri-City Voice, a weekly newspaper that covers the Fremont, Hayward, Milpitas, Neward, Sunol and Union City areas in California. He does a political webcomic starring his cartoon character Jasper for the progressive blogsite Everyday Citizen. Since December 2011, Angelo does a regular weekly political cartoon for the Philippines Today, a Filipino American newspaper based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since March 2013, he has also contributed cartoons to the Manila Mail, a Filipino American newspaper based in Washington D.C. Angelo is a member of the Sunnyvale Art Club, and the Northern California chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. During the 1990s, he was a member of the part-timer workers SEIU unit in the city of Sunnyvale. Angelo won the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Sigma Delta Chi award for editorial cartooning for newspapers with a circulation under 100,000. He has also won the 2016 RFK Book and Journalism Award for Editorial Cartoons. Angelo won first prize for the Best of the West contest in 2016 and third prize in 2017. Angelo is married to Lisa Reeber. They enjoy taking walks, watching movies and hanging out with their nieces.
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