March 2, 2014

Janis Commentz and Olive Toscani at 29 Palms Art Gallery 2/26 - 3/31!

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The 29 Palms Art Gallery welcomes Janis Commentz and Olive Toscani showing 2/26 - 3/31!

Artist Reception on Sunday, March 2 from Noon until 3pm.

Olive Toscani’s show will feature assemblage, playful forms of 'niche', or 'nichos' ceramics and paintings inspired by the joy and color of the Mojave Desert.  Olive studied figure drawing, ceramics, painting, metal smithing, and danceat Antioch College Yellow Springs, Ohio, City college of Santa Rosa, and City college of San Francisco.  She is a 12 year resident of 29 Palms and Wonder Valley. 

Yucca Valley artist Janis Commentz will exhibit watercolor, pastel, acrylic and oil paintings.  After 35 years of living in the high-desert, Janis recently retired from teaching high school art and English.  Seven years ago, Janis founded the Morongo Basin Life Drawing League.  Her love for the human form, desert and ocean are represented in her art work. 

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