expressions gallery

2035 Ashby Ave. Berkeley, California, 94703 | 510.644.4930

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Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center

Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center is a 501 (C) (3) non profit corporation. We offer workshops, seminars and classes to artists, kids and adults. For more information go to our website at: or contact our Educational Coordinator: Marge Essel at 510-548-2617 You can also call the gallery at 510-644-4930 and leave a message.

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expressions gallery
Photograph by Artist, Charles Lucke

A Fine Arts Gallery in the Ashby Arts District in Berkeley, CA.
2035 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, California, a quarter block from the Ashby Bart Station between Adeline and Shattuck (Handicapped Accessible)
Gallery Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, Noon-5pm, Sunday 12-3pm and by appt.
Phone: 510-644-4930, E-mail:   

Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center presents, "Changes" a show focusing on seasonal, environmental, political, social, behavioral, time, age, life and many more changes we encounter during our lives. Artworks include paintings, photography, digital art, collage, sculpture, crafts, glasswork, jewelry, textile art, and many other media created by over 60 local and international artists. Throughout this show we are having a $100 Or Under Sale offering affordable art to give as great holiday gifts. Another room is dedicated to the holiday of the month with changing exhibits throughout the show should you want holiday art to display: Halloween in October, Thanksgiving in November, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanza in December, and the New Year in January. We also offer special events throughout the show including a repeat and expansion of our very successful Eco-Art Fashion show, Classes for kids to make pumpkins and capes for Halloween, a Halloween costume party with prizes for their costumes and treats, a Christmas sing-a-long party. See list of events below for dates and times.

Join Us for Expressions Gallery OPENING RECEPTION
Saturday, October 11, 6-8 PM  and meet the artists and see their amazing artworks depicting changes we all encounter in life.

MUSIC by: Sallie Hanna Rhyne, Keyboard and Dave Topham, Trumpet

The reception is free to the public. Art sales support the Artists and the Gallery. Tax deductible donations will go to support Expressions Gallery Arts and Educational Center, a the non-profit 501 C 3 organization offering gallery shows, a number of art related community events including Poetry Readings, Literature, Classes for Kids and Adults and OFF-SITE PUBLIC ART SHOWS. 

ART CLASSES FOR ARTISTS, CHILDREN AND ADULTS are offered year round click here for current schedule of classes.

Sign up now for four wonderful holiday related classes by calling 510-644-4930 and reserving a space or e-mailing us at

A Halloween cape and mask making class, with four sessions October 7-28 Tuesday from 2-4 PM@ $22 a class, (Materials provided)

A Thanksgiving center piece floral art demonstration class where you learn from noted floral artist, Devon Gastor how to create the perfect centerpiece. One of the center pieces designed will given away to the lucky person drawing the magic number and the others will be for sale at the end of the demonstration. Sign up for participating on Saturday, November 22nd from 3-5 PM for $20/person.

On Sunday November 23, from 4-6 PM noted floral Artist Linda Lord, will hold a class for you to make your own centerpiece for $65 each (materials included).

A Christmas wreath making and center piece workshop with Lori Lord, noted floral artist to be held on December 14, from 4-6 PM. Make your own wreath and center piece and take home your masterpiece for holiday use for $65, materials included. Sign up now. This is also the last day of our Open Studios Annual Craft Fair.

Sunday October 12, 6-9 PM at Expressions Gallery ($5 door fee) Coordinated by Nic Griffin and Jaime Erfurdt

HALLOWEEN COSTUME CONTEST AND PARTY with face painting, prizes for creative costumes, treats, masks Friday, October 31 from 5-7 before you go out trick or treating.

HOLIDAY SING-A-LONG AND PARTY with music by Lawanda Ultan and Greg Pratt. Come sing your favorite holiday songs stand up solos or with others at Expressions Gallery Saturday, Dec. 20 from 6-9 PM. Bring your friends.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN STUDIOS CRAFT AND ART SHOW WEEKEND Saturday and Sunday December 13 and 14 from 11 – 6 PM.

Every 3rd Friday: 7-9PM 
October 17 Featuring: Marty Williams and Jerry Ratch

November 21: Featuring: Kirk Lumpkin and Q. R. Hand

December 19: Featuring: Mary Marcia Casoly and Joe Petolnia

Second Sunday of the Month
Bay Area Writing Project's Monthly Reading 3-4:30 pm August 10 and September 14


Expressions Gallery 
(Handicapped Accessible)
Located 1/4 block from the Ashby BART 
2035 Ashby Ave., 
Berkeley, California 

Gallery Hours: Wed - Sat 12 - 5 PM 
Sunday 12 - 3 PM and by appt. 


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