Welcome to AWE Online Exhibits
Through in-person and online classes, AWE is able to reach out to seniors to engage their creativity, as well as providing a forum for community building. Classwork is selected for online and on-location exhibits, building a bridge to audiences of all ages. Please also visit our Annual Exhibits and Traveling Exhibits pages.
AWE Senior Bridge Project Exhibit
The themes of the AWE Senior Bridge Project Exhibit are Mental Health and Social Connection. As a part of the project, AWE polled our artists to get feedback about topics of importance in their lives. Mental Health and Social Connection rose to the top of the list. This exhibit features artwork created in AWE classes in response to these themes. AWE would like to thank the California Arts Council for funding this project.
|Family Love – Mary Fleming||Faces – Geri Hill||Mystery Theatre – Shirley Swift|
|Mission NCs – Esperanza Salazar Mental Health and Memories||The Power of Sankofa – Terry Shakelford||Dancing to the Beat – Geri Hill|
|OMG, LOL, TTYL, Hi – Brijean Ervin|
AWE Senior Bridge Project
Online Meeting – Sun. Aug. 7, 2022
Featuring a Special Exhibit Presentation Video of
Recent Work by AWE Artists
New Work Summer 2022
Featuring recent AWE classwork
Jun. 15 – Sept. 15, 2022
AWE Celebrates Black History
February 23, 2022 – December 31, 2022
Art With Elders Celebrates Black History with this special exhibit honoring African American Artists. The exhibit spotlights the creativity of African American artists within the AWE program. Laguna Honda Hospital artists are featured along with participants from several other San Francisco Bay Area communities.
Work from the exhibit by Laguna Honda residents is also on display on the first floor at Laguna Honda Hospital, but public access to Laguna Honda remains restricted due to precautions related to COVID-19.
“Radiant Hues” by Larry McCown and “Hillside Deer” by Shirley Keller
Open to all ages and abilities, the Open Studios provide an opportunity for friends and families to join together in art-making, and engage artists living independently from across the U.S. To learn more or sign up, please visit our Online Classes page. This exhibit is accompanied by a video of our Art Share event in which the featured artists talk about their work.
“Heart 1” Danielle Dossier Lytton Gardens and“Hearts” Shirley Swift The Davis Center
“It’s All in the Eyes” by John Collister – Saturday Open Studio
Art With Elders has been in partnership with The Reutlinger Community and Artist Instructor Betty Rothaus for many years. This exhibit features work from eleven of her Artist Participants, as well as images and brief biographies of the artists.
Bringing Unique Visions to Life
Full time Artist-in-Residence, Betty Rothaus, MFA, (center above) offers residents individual guidance in bringing their unique vision to life. Within a beautiful fine arts studio, residents who have never created art before, as well as experienced artists, enjoy learning new skills and expressing themselves through drawing, painting in oil, acrylic, pastels or watercolor, sculpting/pottery in clay, collage, textiles, jewelry and/or mixed media. Exhibitions each year provide a joyous sharing of our residents’ accomplishments with the entire community.
The Reutlinger Community Art Program (https://www.rcjl.org/the-reutlinger/art-program/
PANDEMIC RESPONSE ART
AWE Artist-Participants respond to the pandemic with creativity.