To originate and present contemporary art exhibitions, educational programs, and community outreach in order to inspire people to experience the world in new ways.
Who We Are
GRO/Gallery Route One is a nonprofit art organization, presenting changing exhibitions year round, and offering community support programs. GRO was founded by 25 artists in 1983, and currently maintains a membership of 20–25 artists. Our Board of Directors is drawn from interested community members, including artists. The organization offers two exhibition programs: Artist Member exhibitions and Visiting Artist Program exhibitions, which feature guest artists. The Annex, a small, interior space also exhibits work by member artists.
GRO exhibits art in all media, including installation, but does not regularly show crafts. Other GRO events include panel discussions, art “salons” and two community outreach programs: Artists In the Schools and the Latino Photography Project. Artist members support the organization and its projects by paying monthly dues and by doing volunteer work, including staffing the gallery. GRO is supported by its Partners in Art and contributions from the community, and by grants from the West Marin Fund.
Staff: Shelley Rugg, Gallery Coordinator; Betsy Kellas, Membership Coordinator; Charles Anselmo, Publicity Coordinator; Zea Morvitz, Visiting Artist Program Director; Jenny-Lynn Hall, Visiting Artist Program Exhibition Coordinator; Mabel Jimenez, Latino Photography Project Coordinator; Steven Hurwitz, Fellowship Program Coordinator; Mela Delgado, Artists in the Schools Program Director; Rob Corder, Graphic Design, Gayanne Enquist, Administrative Assistant; Clifford Hill, Web Designer
Board of Directors
Toni Littlejohn, President; Pamela Blotner, Vice President; Cindy Ohama, Treasurer; Rob Corder, Secretary; Keith London, Mabel Jimenez, and Margo Wixsom.