Art Exhibitions  2016

Art Exhibitions  2016

Kay Carlson is the winner of an American Impressionist Second Annual Merit award. You are invited to view Kay’s work at the Kay Carlson Sausalito Art Gallery. Call 415-331-9520 for an appointment or email her from this website.

Celebrating Color Eight Ways is a Group Exhibition at the Marin County Civic Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, Ca in the 1st and 3rd floor Galleries. This Exhibit presents a vital legacy of a long term community of artists meeting for over 30 years. Join me for the Reception March 1st, 4-6pm, exhibit January 25 to May 31, 2016.

Colorists of Northern California, Bolinas Gallery, 52 Wharf Rd, Bolinas, Group Exhibition of like minded painters. Artists Reception March 20, 2-5pm, exhibit March 4th- April 3rd.

William Torphy Fine Arts, represents Kay in Corporate exhibitions and on his website,

Perbacco Restaurant located at 230 California St., San Francisco, is featuring ten of Kay’s paintings upstairs this year. Umberto Gibin presents the City’s finest Italian cuisine.

Marin Open Studios (MOS) Twenty third annual Event May 7th, 8th, and 14th, 15th, Saturday and Sunday, 11 to 6 pm. at the Industrial Center Building, 480 Gate 5 Road, Studio 331, Sausalito, Ca. Kay was the co-Founder of MOS in 1993 and handed MOS over to the Marin Art Council (MAC) in 1996. Due to the demise of MAC in 2012, she worked with a volunteer committee as co-chair to plan and execute MOS 2012, and continues now to be the 2016 executive director of the MOS as a non-profit 501 ©3 with a Volunteer Board continuing to keep MOS thriving.

This popular event features 260 artists from Marin County opening their doors over two weekends. Pick up an Artist Guide at Bon Air Center Gallery Exhibition April 23-May 15th and plan your tour! The Gala Preview Exhibit Saturday April 30 from 5-8 pm. kicks off the event.

Gallery 111, Industrial Center Building, 480 Gate 5 Road, Sausalito. The ICB Association of Artists (ICBAA) hosts juried exhibits, lectures, film nights, and events all year.

Kay has presented paintings in the award-winning 64th Annual Sausalito Art Festival held every Labor Day Weekend for the past seventeen years. The Gala is Friday night before this amazing weekend of art. Join her this coming year in her Booth!

The Industrial Center Building 44rd Annual Winter Open Studios begins with a Celebration Gala Opening Party Friday night, December 2nd, from 6 – 9, and continues all weekend, December 3rd & 4th, 2014 from 11-6pm.

The Old Schoolhouse Gallery is exhibiting landscape paintings and prints in Kay’s home state, Wisconsin. Located at 7820 CTH K, Star Lake, They feature work from the local area in the beautiful north woods. The artist visits her family’s cabin in Sayner every year to paint the lakes in this pristine area.

Watch this page for updates of events and Kay’s blog in 2016, as there are more exhibitions which will be included at the year progresses.