The 2012 Silicon Valley Open Studios will take place on May 12 and 13 in the San Jose area. This annual opening of artists’ studios to the public affords art lovers the opportunity to peek into the lives of local artists, to see their recent works and in some cases to watch them create art.
A long-time Willow Glen resident, Gary Coleman, also a veteran SVOS participant will an open studio at his home studio. Some years ago he “retired” into full-time painting, and since then has won numerous show prizes, had several one-man exhibits, and has established a list of collectors from Silicon Valley to Florida. "Gary Coleman/Landscapes" at the Pacific Grove Art Center in December of 2008 afforded him exposure in the Monterey/Carmel area. Currently his landscapes adorn the walls of the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts, a much sought after venue for artists.
Gary minored in art, but majored in English, having set his sights on being a suffering...