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Happy New Year!!

Sharon Art Studio has a new Facebook Page!

Please like and friend it. You can go to:
I can also be found on Facebook at Olivia Competente.

Classes and Workshops

All classes and workshops are held at Sharon Art Studio in Golden Gate Park.
To register go to www.sfreconline.org and open up a family account (yes even if it is just you).
Registration for winter is on going.
For more info on classes go to www.sharonartstudio.org
-Don't let these classes and workshops get canceled register now!-
New Policy classes/workshops will not run if less than half full.

Farmers Markets Off the Grid

'Tis the season for farmers markets and the bounty of spring is coming. So here are a few of the best in the are and the ever popular off the grid food truck gathering:

Glen Park Village Farmers Market
Sundays, 10am till 2pm at the Glen Park Bart Station

Haight Street Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 3pm-7pm at the turn-around on Stanyan and Waller by the police station and Kezar Stadium

UCSF Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 10am till 3pm at 505 Parnassus

Inner Sunset Farmers Market
Sundays, 10am till 1pm at the parking lot Btw 8th and 9th Ave

The granddaddy of all Farmers Market since the 20's is the Alemany Farmers Market
Every Sunday from 6am till 1pm, at the parking lot off of 280.
For more info go to http://www.facebook.com/pages/Alemany-Farmers-Market/174235636769

For more info on Farmers Markets go to http://www.pcfma.com/markets.php?cnty=San Francisco County

Best place for off the grid is Fort Mason
Enjoy food trucking with a view! Dress warm and bring your own table.
Every Friday evening from 5pm till 10pm.
For more info go to http://offthegridsf.com/markets

Soma Street Food has opened for business! 
This is for all you food lovers (not just foodies) who love the allure of a food court, but with the goodess of great food. 
Also for those who do not want to brave the cool winds of the bay this park is locates on 428 11th street by the Costco. 
Lunch and dinner mostly nights.
For more info go to http://www.somastreatfoodpark.com/

Guilds in the Bay Area

!Join a guild- meet like-minded folks, have fun, share skills and support a community. Don't let these organizations go the way of the Dodo!

SF Bay Area Silver Clay Guild This guild of all things PMC and Art Clay meets once a month from February till November every 3rd Sunday of the month in various locations around the Bay Area. For more info go to http://www.medacreations.com/sfbascg.htm

Northern California Enamelist Guild For those of you who love all things glass on metal. A great way to learn more for masters in the art. Has a great library and workshops. A gem that should not go dull. For more info go to http://www.enamelguild.org/

Bead Society of Northern California For all of you who love beads, beading or the love of adornment. The Bead Society meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the 4 Points Sheraton in Emeryville. They also have northern California's biggest bead bazaar once a year. For more info go to http://www.beadsocietyofnorcal.org/

Metal Arts Guild One of the oldest guilds in California. The place for folks who love all things metal-fabrication, casting, fold forming and much more. Meet masters and learn from them. For more info go to http://www.metalartsguildsf.org/

Greater Bay Area Costumers Guild This is the guild for all of you who love textiles, want to always play dress up or just love the idea of hand made garments. This guild covers most aspects of adornment and where to wear them. For more info go to http://www.gbacg.org/

Friend of the Sharon Art Studio - O.K. not a guild but a really great organization that helps support programming, community outreach and more at the Sharon Art Studio. If not member become one-its' a good thing. For more info go to http://www.sharonartstudio.org/SASfosas.htm

Museums and Galleries

Velvet Da Vinci has a new exhibit - Monochrome Noir. Look for inspiration for the darker single colors of metal.
Runs January 9th - February 15th.
For more info go to http://www.velvetdavinci.com/

Legion of Honor For more info go to http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/

De Young For all of those who love costumes head over to the De young mMuseum for the Rudolph Nureyev. Great for inspiration.
For more info go to http://deyoung.famsf.org/