Gallery Highlights


Photographers Mark Snaer and Clennis Justice were the first artists to show in the Gallery, followed by Scraps! The work of paper sculpture artist and poet, Bill Denham. Just before the 2008 Election, The Anna Edwards Gallery was one of 50 galleries nationwide to participate in the “Art of Democracy” the brainchild of Printmakers Art Hazelwood and Steven Fredericks. “Art of Democracy” was open to all printmakers in the United States and Puerto Rico to make a print(s) depicting their concept of democracy through Art. The Holiday show featured works by Kim Vanderheiden made after a visit to Morocco. Anna W. Edwards showed paintings from her “Images in Art” series 



Glass artist and potter Chris Roscoe showed “Haniwa and Earth Shards”; The students from The Social Justice Academy at San Leandro High School had  show of their posters depicting their concept of Social Justice; Photographers Richard McCalls “A Moments Image” scenes from around California and Ireland, and Marcus Lorenzo Penn photos showed “Faces of Cuba” 2009 was closed with artists from Painted Tongue Press, The Arts Council of San Leandro, Anna W. Edwards and Artful Steps donating artwork to be raffled off to benefit the Artful Steps program of Stepping Stones Growth center.


Anna Edwards Gallery, The Arts Council of San Leandro, and Comerica Bank have formed an alliance to promote artists in the community. For  February the feature artists were Janice Granby, Karl Hatton and Thearthur Wright and Historical Images from the archives of “Captured Images”.

Anna Edwards Gallery celebrated it’s Fifth Anniversary with photographers, Clennis Justice, Richard McCall, Marcus Penn, Mark Snaer; Paper Sculptor, Printmaker and Poet, Bill Denham; Painters Anna W. Edwards and Kim Vanderheiden; and Printmakers from the painted Tongue Press; The San Leandro High School Social Justice Academy show, with Photographers Robert Terrell and Francisco Dominique; Artists from NIAD the National Institute for Arts and Disabilities and our Holiday fund raiser benefiting Stepping Stones Growth Center.


The Gallery celebrated Women’s History with “Inspirations – Approaches to Fabric” showing The quilts of  Marion Coleman and Patricia Montgomery; “Three approaches to Color, A colorful contrast of culture” featuring the artwork of Print maker Yvonne Browne; Paintings of Anna W. Edwards and the Folk Art of Christina Chabiel Dargahi. 2011 closed with a Holiday Trunk Show featuring 10 local artists with Paintings, Enamels, Jewelry, Prints, handmade soaps and lotions, holiday ornaments, letterpress cards, designer totes, fused glass, and ceramics.


The Gallery showed Paintings, Enamels,  Prints, letterpress cards, textiles  and works of many artists.

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