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Take Home Beautiful Work by Young Artists

Youth in Arts silent auction of work in our gallery by youth artists will close at 8 pm at the end of 2nd Fridays Art Walk Downtown on Friday, August 14. The auction is running concurrently with our exhibit Creative San Rafael, comprised of the original works for public art banners going up around the Downtown San Rafael area this Spring and Summer.

Works available via auction include 6 paintings by Youth in Arts C Street Project teen students that are the originals for reproductions displayed along 3rd Street Downtown. The works were inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “Today’s girls are tomorrow’s women—and leaders” and each piece is signed personally by Ms. Allende who visited with C Street Project students this Spring.

Part of a series inspired by an  Created by teen members of the Youth in Arts C Street Project. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Youth in Arts C Street Project painting. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Part of a series inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “Today’s girls are tomorrow’s women—and leaders.” Created by teen members of the Youth in Arts C Street Project. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Youth in Arts C Street Project painting. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Part of a series inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “Today’s girls are tomorrow’s women—and leaders.” Created by teen members of the Youth in Arts C Street Project. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Youth in Arts C Street Project painting. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Part of a series inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “Today’s girls are tomorrow’s women—and leaders.” Created by teen members of the Youth in Arts C Street Project. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Youth in Arts C Street Project painting. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Part of a series inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “Today’s girls are tomorrow’s women—and leaders.” Created by teen members of the Youth in Arts C Street Project. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Youth in Arts C Street Project painting. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Part of a series inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “Today’s girls are tomorrow’s women—and leaders.” Created by teen members of the Youth in Arts C Street Project. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Youth in Arts C Street Project painting. Signed personally by Ms. Allende.

Also available for bidding are four large pieces created collaboratively by groups of students for the Creative San Rafael project. These are the originals for banners that can be found around the Downtown area.

Paper collage/painting inspired by Bret Harte’s “A bird in hand is a certainty, but a bird in the bush may sing”. Created by youth visitors to YIA Gallery.

Paper collage/painting inspired by Bret Harte’s “A bird in hand is a certainty, but a bird in the bush may sing”. Created by youth visitors to YIA Gallery.

Large painting on paper, inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “I tend to see the similarities in people and not the differences” and signed personally by Ms. Allende. Created by students with differing abilities through a special intensive program at Youth in Arts.

Large painting on paper, inspired by an Isabel Allende quote “I tend to see the similarities in people and not the differences” and signed personally by Ms. Allende. Created by students with differing abilities through a special intensive program at Youth in Arts.

Large painting on silk, inspired by the James Hetfield quote “Dream big and dare to fail.” Created by youth visitors to YIA Gallery and students from Davidson Middle School.

Large painting on silk, inspired by the James Hetfield quote “Dream big and dare to fail.” Created by youth visitors to YIA Gallery and students from Davidson Middle School.

Large painting on canvas by students from TeamWorks Art Mentoring, inspired by a quote from Carlos Santana.

Large painting on canvas by students from TeamWorks Art Mentoring with Katya McCullough, inspired by a quote from Carlos Santana.

To submit a bid on any of the above works, come by Youth in Arts any Monday-Friday from 10-4 until August 14 or join us from 5-8 pm during Art Walk for the official auction close. You may also contact us at 415-457-4878 during M-F business hours or on August 14 from 5-8 pm to inquire and bid via phone.

Two works by professional artists from the exhibit are also available for sale in the current exhibit (but are not included in the auction). If you have questions, feel free to call us at 415-457-4878 or email yia@youthinarts.org.

By Lauren Bartone

By Lauren Bartone

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