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Photo Feature: Find Art in Unexpected Places in Albany

Albany hosts engaging art in lots of places, some of which you may not expect.

On a recent visit to , Albany Patch was surprised and delighted to find these eye-catching paintings by Oakland artist Erin Crawford

Shop owner Terri Varela, who's been on the block for 13 years, said she displays about four shows a year. 

Albany has the , as well as the , not to mention  and , but it's recently come to our attention that there are a number of other spaces around town to see art on display. (In addition to Chroma,  just began a this week.)

There are also around town, at , at the and at , among other spots.

Interested to find out more about artists in Albany? for photo essays by Dorothy Brown.

As an aside, the Arts Committee is accepting artist submissions to be considered for shows in 2012. The review process will be done at the September meeting. Learn more here.

Know another place in Albany to find art on display? Let us know!

Peggy McQuaid June 23, 2011 at 08:30 PM
Solano Grill and Bar has art on display which is available for purchase. Also don't forget the fabulous and unique art on the Bulb.
Emilie Raguso June 23, 2011 at 10:29 PM
I'll have to check out the grill -- I haven't seen what's hanging in there.

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