| 07 June, 2016 19:12
Four of my paintings are on exhibit at the Moraga Art Gallery from June 8th to August 13th. A free public reception will be held on Saturday, June 11th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Come to meet the artists, sip a glass of wine and enjoy light snacks and live music.
My newest painting "Saint Mary's College No. 2", oil, 24"x20"
"San Damiano Retreat", oil, 11"x14" plus frame
"A Morning Hiker", oil, 11"x14" plus frame
"Orinda Hills", oil, 12"x16" plus frame
| 29 December, 2015 12:34
My oil paintings "Tulips No. 1" (shown on bottom of postcard) & "Tulips No. 2" are both on display and for sale at the Blackhawk Gallery until February 14. Also available there are some of my prints and greeting cards plus a very small painting of Diablo.
| 02 May, 2015 19:14
I am glad to be part of the jury selections in this exhibit.
| 18 April, 2015 12:57
My painting "Walnut Creek, CA. #1" has been selected to be in the "Slopes of Diablo" exhibit at Valley Art Gallery. The Jury picked 39 out of 170 entries.
Here is the postcard image for the show.
| 03 March, 2014 09:09
“Illuminated by Nature” – Moraga Art Gallery hosts show of oil and acrylic paintings by Kerima Swain and watercolor paintings by Karen Kramer
MORAGA: The Moraga Art Gallery announces a new show entitled “Illuminated by Nature” highlighting the beauty and wonder of the natural world through oil and acrylic paintings by resident artist Kerima Swain and watercolor paintings by guest artist Karen Kramer. The show opens March 19 and will run through May 31, 2014. There will be an opening reception to see the exhibit and meet the gallery’s artists on Saturday, March 22 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The reception is free and the public is invited to attend.
Walnut Creek artist Kerima Swain will feature her oil and acrylic paintings inspired by local scenes and her many visits to western national parks. A lover of nature, Kerima enjoys capturing breathtaking views with her camera and paintbrushes. She paints from her photographs as well as on location (plein air).
Originally from Taiwan, Kerima immigrated with her family at the age of17. Kerima started painting seriouslyfollowing many years of work in art-related fields including graphic design and art therapy. Her art education came from years of classes and workshops at Oregon State University, San Francisco State University, Notre Dame de Namur University, Walnut Creek Civic Arts Education, ongoing Art Society lectures and self-study.
In 2006, Kerima began exhibiting her art publicly and has since received several awards in local juried shows. Her paintings are in the homes of private collectors in the United States and Europe. She is not only a member of the Moraga Art Gallery, but also is the director of the Blackhawk Gallery. For more about the artist, visit www.kerimaswain.com.
| 11 October, 2013 11:14
My painting "San Francisco View from Berkeley" is on the postcard and on exhibit at Blackhawk Gallery until December 1, 2013. I have also become the new director there stating September 1, 2013.
| 11 October, 2013 11:08
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Calendar Of Posts
- Selected Current and Future Exhibits
- Kerima Swain-postcard for the featured exhibit at Moraga Art Gallery
- Kerima' s featured exhibit at Moraga Art Gallery
- Another Review by Sedona Art Prize
- Review by Sedona Art Prize
- New Exhibit and Reception at Moraga Art Gallery
- My tulips paintings at Blackhawk Gallery
- "Slopes of Diablo 2015" postcard
- Jury Selection
- Press Release in the Contra Costa Times