Art Exhibitions  2017

Art Exhibitions  2017
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

The Marin Community Foundation is hosting “Sourcing Color”
at 5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200, Novato until June 9th. This exhibit celebrates the unique explorations of a community of eight Bay Area artists who have encouraged and supported each other for over thirty years. We have shared food, conversation, and recent work. The gatherings include my mentors, Connie Smith Siegel, and Art Holman with Patrick Maloney, Jackie Kirk, Joan Thornton, and Ayumi Kie Weissbuch.  Visit to see over 100 artworks presented beautifully in this setting at Hamilton.

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.l

Marin Open Studios (MOS) 24th annual Event,
May 6th, 7th, and 13th, 14th, 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 grassroots committee as chair to plan and execute MOS 2012, and continues now to be the 2017 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 Town Center Gallery Exhibition from April 23 to May 14th and plan your tour!  The Gala Preview Exhibit Saturday April 29 from 5-8:30 pm. kicks off the event.

Gallery 111, Industrial Center Building, 480 Gate 5 Road, Sausalito. The ICB Association of Artists (ICBAA) hosts juried exhibits, which I am in, lectures, film nights, and events all year.
Kay has presented paintings in the award-winning 65th Annual Sausalito Art Festival held every Labor Day Weekend for the past twenty years. The Gala is Friday night before this amazing weekend of art. Join her this coming year in her Booth!

The Industrial Center Building 44th Annual Winter Open Studios in Sausalito begins with a Celebration Gala Opening Party Friday night, November 30, from 6 – 9, and continues all weekend, December 1st and 2nd, 2017 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.