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Bakers Dozen 2010

Quicksilver Presents the Work
of 13 Bay Area Artists

January 22—February 28

Beginning on January on 22nd, The Quicksilver Mine Co. will present Bakers Dozen 2010, the Gallery's annual group exhibition featuring the work of 13 northern California artists. This show opens with an artist reception on Saturday January 23rd from 4—6pm, and will continue through February 28th.

This year's Bakers Dozen features work by 13 mixed media collage artists, including encaustic wax/collages by Susan Stover; a free-form, freestanding room screen by Lois Stopple; and Armando Ramos' "superhero" paper collage and wood wall and pedestal sculptures.

"Caminos," by Armando Ramos
"Caminos," Armando Ramos,
Wood, paper, graphite, 35" X 40" X 3", 2009

Also in the show are delicate cut and torn paper works by Sherry Parker, Harley, Micah Schwaberow and Deborah Salomon; Chiyomi Taneike Longo's large abstract Sumi ink on newsprint paintings; mixed media collages on canvas by Louise Forbush and Cecily Axt; and narrative compositions using antique books and found material by Petaluma artist Cynthia Granados. New large works by Jenny Honnert Abell and Sonoma Collage Collective co-founder Kirk Hinshaw round out the Show.

"Seed of the Mind #35," by Chiyomi Taneike Longo
"Seed of the Mind #35," Chiyomi Taneike Longo,
(diptych) Mixed media collage on panel,
48" X 48", 2005/09


"Time and Place #2," by Cecily Axt
"Time and Place #2,"
Cecily Axt, Collage, 12" X 12", 2009


"Migration, (detail)" by Cynthia Granados
"Migration, (detail)" Cynthia Granados,
Mixed media collage on antique book, 2009


"Blue Estero" Micah Schwaberwow
"Blue Estero," by Micah Schwaberwow,
Paper collage, 27" X 39", 2004



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Untitled Collage, by Harley
Untitled Collage, by Harley,
10" X 8", 2009


  • Jenny Honnert Abell
  • Cecily Axt
  • Louise Forbush
  • Cynthia Granados
  • Harley
  • Kirk Hinshaw
  • Chiyomi Taneike Longo
  • Sherry Parker
  • Armando Ramos
  • Deborah Salomon
  • Micah Schwaberow
  • Lois Stopple
  • Susan Stover
"Shrike Fright," by Kirk Hinshaw
"Shrike Fright," Kirk Hinshaw,
Collage, 8" X 10", 2009


"The Evolution of Offering," by Lois Stopple
"The Evolution of Offering," Lois Stopple,
Lacquered mixed media collage
on hinged wood panels, 8' X 8' X 3.5", 1990


"Then,"by Deborah Saloman
"Then," Deborah Salomon,
Collage, 8" X 8", 2009


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Armando Ramos

Deborah Salomon


"Rolling Totem," by Sherry Parker
"Rolling Totem," Sherry Parker,
Mixed media collage, 10" X 6.5", 2008


"Moon," by Louise Forbush
"Moon," Louise Forbush,
Mixed media collage, 8" X 8", 2009