The Virtual Sketchbook Diaries

Gwen Mercado-Reyes is a visual artist, art collector, educator and art enthusiast based in the greater San Francisco bay area. www.gwenmercadoreyes.com

Gwen Mercado-Reyes
Cuerpo Seco
Mixed media collage on paper
26”x18”
2014
www.gwenmercadoreyes.com

Gwen Mercado-Reyes

Cuerpo Seco

Mixed media collage on paper

26”x18”

2014

www.gwenmercadoreyes.com

— 2 weeks ago with 2 notes
#mixed media collage  #Silicon Valley Artist  #surreal collage 
Gwen Mercado-Reyes, Untitled, Mixed-media collage, 6” x 9”. 2014.

Gwen Mercado-Reyes, Untitled, Mixed-media collage, 6” x 9”. 2014.

— 1 month ago
Gwen Mercado Reyes Mixed Media Artist - Malar Butterfly Season →
— 1 month ago
#MACLA Art Auction  #San Jose  #photography  #Gwen Mercado-Reyes 
We just received this piece from Will Sears.  You can see his work at 
Www.betterletterhandpaintedsigns.com

We just received this piece from Will Sears. You can see his work at
Www.betterletterhandpaintedsigns.com

— 1 month ago
Just received this piece from LA based Syndrome Studio for the Lupus Sucks art sale and fundraiser for Gwen. A very big, heartfelt thank you to Mars, Micah, and James. 

Syndrome Studio
“I learned it by watching you.”

Print

www.syndromestudio.com
2008

Just received this piece from LA based Syndrome Studio for the Lupus Sucks art sale and fundraiser for Gwen. A very big, heartfelt thank you to Mars, Micah, and James.

Syndrome Studio
“I learned it by watching you.”

Print

www.syndromestudio.com
2008

— 1 month ago
Part of a series developed from my exploration of diseases and chronic illnesses like SLE Lupus. It is my intention to create surreal, otherworldly images of fractured female forms where the physical body is in a constant state of revision and turmoil.

Part of a series developed from my exploration of diseases and chronic illnesses like SLE Lupus. It is my intention to create surreal, otherworldly images of fractured female forms where the physical body is in a constant state of revision and turmoil.

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IN THE MAKING: Works by students from MACLA’s Experimental Processes in Painting and Drawing with Gwen Mercado-Reyes

(Nature and Art Colliding by Tracey Ariga, 2013)

Join us for a casual evening of light refreshments and art by students from Experimental Processes in Painting and Drawing with Gwen Mercado-Reyes. Let’s make this a sketch night so bring your sketch books and pencils and share your ideas with others. Featuring the works of Tessie Barrera-ScharagaTracey Ariga, Frances Paragon -Arias, and Melina Ramirez
 
Thursday, December 19, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Art Ark Community Room 1058 S. 5th st. San Jose, CA. 95112
 
Art Ark is located on the corner of Keyes and 5th. (Use 5th st. gate entrance)
https://www.facebook.com/events/183023025225005/

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— 4 months ago
#Tracey Ariga  #Tessie  #Tessie Barrera-Sharaga  #Melina Ramirez  #Frances Paragon-Arias 
Make Monday your creative day!

"Experimental Processes in Drawing and Painting" with Gwen Mercado-Reyes, at MACLA 510 S. 1st st. San Jose, CA. 15.00 per session, total cost for course is $90.00, not including supplies. Students will purchase their own supplies. A supply list will be provided prior to course start date. Class sessions are Monday, Nov. 4, 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 16 (no class Nov. 11) 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM"Experimental Processes in Drawing and Painting". Explore new materials through painting and drawing. This course will explore the use of traditional and non-traditional mixed media materials. We will discuss various ways of mark-making. We will also examine how to prepare painting and drawing surfaces. Topics we will discuss: stencils, collage, decoupage and how to make art on a budget. The course will provide a brief overview of Contemporary artists who blur the lines between drawing and painting. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and techniques. Great class for releasing some creative energy at the end of your day! Beginners welcome. Here is the link to register: https://macla.vbotickets.com/events
Questions go to www.gwenmercadoreyes.com leave your name and email in the message. 

Make Monday your creative day!

"Experimental Processes in Drawing and Painting" with Gwen Mercado-Reyes, at MACLA 510 S. 1st st. San Jose, CA. 15.00 per session, total cost for course is $90.00, not including supplies. Students will purchase their own supplies. A supply list will be provided prior to course start date. Class sessions are Monday, Nov. 4, 18, 25, Dec. 2, 9, 16 (no class Nov. 11) 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

"Experimental Processes in Drawing and Painting". 
Explore new materials through painting and drawing. This course will explore the use of traditional and non-traditional mixed media materials. We will discuss various ways of mark-making. We will also examine how to prepare painting and drawing surfaces. Topics we will discuss: stencils, collage, decoupage and how to make art on a budget. The course will provide a brief overview of Contemporary artists who blur the lines between drawing and painting. Students are encouraged to experiment with a variety of materials and techniques. Great class for releasing some creative energy at the end of your day! Beginners welcome. 
Here is the link to register: https://macla.vbotickets.com/events

Questions go to www.gwenmercadoreyes.com leave your name and email in the message. 

— 6 months ago
#art class  #MACLA  #drawing  #painting programs  #learn art  #gwen mercado reyes  #San Jose art classes  #Silicon Valley Artist 

We will be featuring two photographers for our Bendita Lugano Project at Bendita Osadia in Buenos Aires, Argentina. If you are interested in participating in the Bendita Lugano Project please visit http://gwenmercadoreyes.com/news.html

Top: Sarah Zamecnik

Bottom: Aimee Santos 

— 9 months ago
#Bendita Lugano  #Bendita Osadia  #Sarah Zamecnik  #Aimee Santos  #photography  #miniature  #art show  #Buenos Aires  #Argentina