Join us for drinks, dinner, and a wonderful evening of Mandala Painting with Mela Delgado at Toby’s Feed Barn, 11250 California 1, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 from 5-8 PM.
A Creative Sales Workshop for Artists with Rebecca Williams
GRO Professional Development Series: Rebecca Williams – Storytelling has been used as a sales strategy for millennia. So how can you harness the power of story to sell your art?
Artists’ Exchange with Vicki Gunter and Elizabeth Addison – April 19, 2023
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “Clay, Ink, and Light” – Two Bay Area Artists discuss how their passion and deep concern for the natural world is reflected simultaneously in their ideas, and the materials and methods they use to express them.
Artists’ Exchange with Nimisha Doongarwal and Reiko Fujii – March 15, 2023
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “Finding a Home: Heritage, Immigration, and Identity” — Two Bay Area Artists discuss how individual identity is affected by heritage and exodus, and how this theme is explored and reflected in their art practices.
Artists’ Exchange with Sherry Karver and Lauren Elder – February 15, 2023
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “Roaming the World, from the Outside-In” — a discussion about the intersection of personal stories and public art, with Sherry Karver and Lauren Elder.
Artists’ Exchange with Elizabeth Sher & Mary Curtis Ratcliff – November 16, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “Backwards and Forwards” on November 16, 2022 with Elizabeth Sher & Mary Curtis Ratcliff, two renowned Bay Area artists who won’t take no for an answer and will never stop making art.
Artists’ Exchange with Carol Benioff & Andree Singer Thompson – October 26, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “The Healing Path, Making Art Sustains Us” on October 22, 2022 with Carol Benioff & Andree Singer Thompson.
Artists’ Exchange with Deborah Kennedy and Shannon Amidon – September 28, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “Ecolibrium” on September 28, 2022 with Deborah Kennedy and Shannon Amidon.
Artists’ Exchange with Ruth Tabancay and Stephanie Metz – August 17, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange on August 17, 2022 with Ruth Tabancay and Stephanie Metz.
Artists’ Exchange with Carol Newborg and Isiah Daniels – July 20, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange on July 20, 2022 with Carol Newborg and Isiah Daniels.
Artists’ Exchange with Pamela Merory Dernham and Lynne Todaro – June 15, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange on June 15, 2022 with metal sculptors Pamela Merory Dernham and Lynne Todaro.
The Art of Repujado: A Fundraiser for Artists In the Schools
Thursday, June 16, 5-8pm, Toby’s Gallery, Pt Reyes Station – Please join us for tacos, music, and a wonderful evening of artmaking with (multicultural) folk artist Rachel-Anne Palacios’ to help us raise money for Gallery Route One’s Artists In the Schools program.
Artists’ Exchange with Archana Horsting and Dewitt Cheng – April 20, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “A Walkabout and the Path Forward”, on April 20, 2022 with Archana Horsting and Dewitt Cheng.
Artists In the Schools 2021-22
Gallery Route One is proud to present Artists In the Schools (AIS) with new artists and theme for 2021-22. Water, Wind and Visualizing the Unseen is the theme of GRO’s Artists in the School’s program for 2021-22. The theme embraces awareness of the change our world is...
Artists’ Exchange with M. Louise Stanley and Foad Satterfield – March 16, 2022
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange, “Humor, Passion and Painting”, on March 16, 2022 with acclaimed Bay Area Painters M. Louise Stanley and Foad Satterfield.
Artists’ Exchange with Marna Clarke and Neo Serafimidis – February 16, 2022
GRO presents: Artists' Exchange, "Intimacy and Solitude", on February 16, 2022 with photographers Marna Clarke and Neo Serafimidis. Hosted by Pamela Blotner
Grant Writing for Artists with Shelley Rugg
Saturday, February 5, 10am-12pm Professional Development Series for Artists presented by Gallery Route One: Grant Writing for Artists with Shelley Rugg Shelley Rugg, Artist and Arts Administrator, will share some tips for funding your artistic projects- from...
Artists’ Exchange with Vickie Jo Sowell and Daniel Galvez – January 19, 2022
GRO presents: Artists' Exchange, "Place Making and Place Keeping", on January 19, 2022 with public artists Vickie Jo Sowell and Daniel Galvez. Hosted by Pamela Blotner.
Artists’ Exchange with Michelle Waters and Suzanne M. Long – November 17, 2021
GRO presents: Artists' Exchange on November 17, 2021 with Michelle Waters and Suzanne M. Long. Hosted by Pamela Blotner.
Artists’ Exchange with Renee Owen and Teddy Milder – October 20, 2021
GRO presents: Artists’ Exchange on October 20, 2021, hosted by Pamela Blotner with artists: Renee Owen and Teddy Milder
Artists’ Exchange with Jamie Treacy and Jane Skafte – September 15, 2021
GRO presents: Artists' Exchange on September 15, 2021, with artists: Jamie Treacy and Jane Skafte. Hosted by Pamela Blotner
Artists’ Exchange with Jane Ingram Allen and Judith Selby Lang – August 18, 2021
GRO presents: Artists' Exchange on August 18, 2021 with Jane Ingram Allen and Judith Selby Lang.
Artists’ Exchange with Orin Carpenter and Toni Littlejohn – July 21, 2021
GRO presents: Artists' Exchange on July 21, 2021, with artists Orin Carpenter and Toni Littlejohn. Hosted by Pamela Blotner.
“THE SEED, CYCLES OF LIFE” 2020-2021 AIS Exhibition @ Toby’s Art Gallery
On exhibit Thursday, June 3 – Tuesday, June 22 TOBY’S ART GALLERY, 11250 Highway One, Point Reyes Station, CA “THE SEED, CYCLES OF LIFE” 2020-2021 ANNUAL ARTISTS IN THE SCHOOLS EXHIBITIONVirtual reception and Teaching Artist Talks: Sunday, June 6, 1 pm In-person...
Artists’ Exchange with Becca Barolli and Gina Telocci – May 15, 2021
Gallery Route One, Artist’s Exchange with Becca Barolli & Gina Telcocci: Weaving Space Hosted by Pamela Blotner I’d like to introduce two sculptors who use line or what I call “linear mass” to crate their simpatico, but very singular art....
Artists’ Exchange with Zea Morvitz and Patti Trimble – April 17, 2021
Gallery Route One, Artist’s Exchange with Zea Morvitz & Patti Trimble: A Natural Collaboration Hosted by Pamela Blotner I’d like to introduce two artists who are recognized for their individual paintings, drawings and books, but who also...
Artists’ Exchange with Robert Abrams and Mary B. White – March 20, 2021
GRO presents: Artists' Exchange on March 20, 2021 with Robert Abrams and Mary B. White
Artists’ Exchange with Shelley Rugg, Pamela Blotner, and Ernesto Sanchez – February 27, 2021
Artists' Exchange with presenting artists: Shelley Rugg, Pamela Blotner, and Ernesto Sanchez, Saturday, Feb 27, 2021
Meet Gabriella Giuliani, Director of Artists in the Schools
Gabriella Giuliani has been hard at work preparing to launch Gallery Route One's Artists in the Schools Program, collecting art materials to distribute when a new series of online art classes begin. Gabriella lives in San Francisco, close to Ocean Beach and Golden...
She Inspires Me / Ella Me Inspira: now a book
BOOK SOLD OUT Participating photographers: Ana Maria Ramirez, Augustina Martinez, Betty Gomez, Gisela Alvarado, Isela Orozco, Jessica Oliva, Maricela Mora, Rosa Rodriguez, and Tere Gutierrez The culmination of a special documentary project supported by a grant from...
Ella Me Inspira / She Inspires Me
Nueve Fotografas Latinas y las mujeres que las inspiran / Nine Latina Photographers and the women who inspire themPhotographic portraits of North Bay women in positions of leadership For the past two years, GRO's Latino Photography Project students have captured...
Now and Then
Inspired by historic photographs taken around the Point Reyes peninsula in the 19th and early 20th century, members of the Latino Photography Project replicated historic scenes in the same or similar manner in the present. The historic image and the LPP...
A New Project for LPP
After a summer break the Latino Photography Project is meeting on Monday mornings again. This season the LPP will be working towards an exhibition in March, 2020 at Gallery Route One titled She Inspires Me, portraits of women leaders in our community. The LPP received...
Join us for a trailer screening of Dos Rivers, a documentary about Gallery Route One’s Latino Photography Project on Sunday, March 24th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.At The Dance Palace, 503 - B Street,Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 The documentary illustrates how a group of...
The Makers Class at West Marin School
The Maker's class at West Marin School. In the photos: building hydraulic robotic hands!!
A Decade with AIS
A very special AIS 25th birthday celebration and tribute to Madeline Neito Hope, Fri., June 15th, 2018 The AIS program has been shepherded by Madeline Nieto Hope for the last decade. This year the program passed from Madeline’s loving hands to local sculptor and...
Photographs of Human / Nature
Students at West Marin School are working on their birding skills … as captured by the students in GRO's Latino Photography Project. Both programs will exhibit work at Toby's Gallery in Point Reyes Station this June.
Birding in the Giacomini Wetlands
Apr 10, 2018 / Third Graders visited the Giacomini Wetlands and learned about birding as part of GRO's Artists in the Schools Program. Students will be showing their work at Toby's Gallery in June. GRO's Latino Photography Project students went along and took...
A New Coordinator for AIS
Joe Fox is the new coordinator for Gallery Route One’s Artists in the Schools program, replacing Madeline Hope who will continue to work in the program. Joe, who lives in Point Reyes, is also a new artist member of Gallery Route One. Joe recently gave this report...
Hogar en Cualquier Lugar / The Catalog
CATALOGS FOR OUR RECENT EXHIBITION are still available! –GRO's Latino Photography Project recently exhibited in the Gallery's Project Space. You can still purchase a catalog that includes work by Gisela Alvarado, Karen Angelia Batres Flores, Jacob Leyva, Agustina...
The Latino Photography Project: Hogar en Cualquier Lugar
November 10 – December 17, 2017 — Project Space
Cena de Mole / Mole Dinner, Nov. 18 — SOLD OUT!
SOLD OUT! Six local Latina Cooks from various states in Mexico will share their delicious traditional Moles at our Mole Dinner on Saturday, November 18 at the Dance Palace. Seating is limited so buy your tickets early. Adults: $30 / Children under 12: $10. Buy tickets...
Peace Love and Action Festival
The Latino Photography Project is showing large collage prints through August at The San Geronimo Valley Community Center In conjunction with The Peace Love and Action Festival Saturday, August 26 and 27, 2017, 5 pm to 9 pm. Project students are preparing for an...
Gallery Route One’s Artists in the Schools and Latino Photography Project present their Annual Art installation at Toby’s Feed Barn Art Gallery, 11250 Highway One Point Reyes Station through June 30. Don't miss this great show! Finding Meaning is the theme for both...
YOur Climate: People, Peace & Planet!
In 2015-16 AIS focused on Earth’s Atmospheric Climate and the human Social Climate
Migration is Beautiful
Let's build bridges to connect people, not walls to separate us. To everyone who has migrated to West Marin from another country and is now contributing talent, skill and hard work to our community, THANK YOU! --GRO Photograph: Ariana Aparacio
Sixth Grade class visits the Legion of Honor
Chris Eckert’s 6th grade class visited the Legion of Honor in San Francisco for an educational tour of the Museum. West Marin Schools’ art teacher, Colleen Conley and AIS will move forward with a clay project that will task the young artists to consider what items can...
November, 2015. At Clem Miller Science Camp Jason Green got students excited about producing this mandala of natural materials — beautiful and ephemeral –in the manner of Andy Goldsworthy.
Mirando con el Corazón (Seeing with the Heart)
The Latino Photography Project's newest work is now in the back dining room at the Station House Cafe. Participating photographers are: Gisela Alvarado,Ariana Aparicio, Agustina Martinez, Maria Mercado, Maricela Mora, Ana Maria Ramirez, Rubén Robledo, Eduardo Romo,...
During the 2014-2015 school year students at West Marin school learned how people and trees are alike. The installation at Toby's gallery featured some colorful Tree People and an awesome painting of a giant Redwood tree. Self-Portraits from Vickisa's annual...
Latino Photography Project: Residencia en la Tierra
Living on Earth
In truth, everywhere in and around Point Reyes is beautiful. This is the first time I have lived near the ocean and I find it very relaxing. I don’t have any regular time for taking pictures, but there is always the dawn and the sunset. I keep my camera...
La Vida: Trabajo y Familia (Work and Family)
December 12 – January 11, 2008 / Images of family life and hard work reflecting the way of life for many West Marin Latinos.
A Través de Nuestros Ojos / Through Our Eyes
Project Space April 6 – May 13, 2012
Mirando en Verde / Seeing In Green
October 30–November 6, 2009. On the theme of sustainablity; students had the dual challenge of documenting science and making art, and they succeeded at both.
Raices y Sabores / Roots & Flavors
October 29 – December 5, 2010 / Photographs and stories that celebrate some of the many cuisines that have come to West Marin.
I like photography because it reminds me of unforgettable moments, transmitting different sentiments that happen in each instant of my life. Life is full of illusions and challenges to face; every day I see myself growing. To be fully in the moment is the...
Through the Latino Photography Project of GRO, one of the most important lessons I have learned is that photography is our language and special way of sharing. Sharing different aspects of our selves, our lives, and most importantly what we love in...
There is a calm I feel when I am taking photographs. Photographing the barn where I work, then later I can recall the calm I felt when I was making the pictures. I work at night, and again in the afternoon, ten hours milking cows. There are fifteen pumps...
When I started out photographing over these past two years I felt lost. In the past we always had a theme, an assignment. In thinking about what I wanted to photograph, I began to see that water kept attracting me. I think of water as being like emotions,...
When I came to this country, I never thought I would have the kind of experiences I have had with Aztec dancing -- to do the ceremonies where we give thanks to the earth. This gives me feelings of freedom and strength; I feel proud to be part of the...
Francisco Alonso Olea
I love taking pictures of people at the special events of life. One of the mothers called and asked me if I would take pictures of her son’s first confirmation, which I did. Then she called to ask if I would take pictures of his communion, so I took those...
When someone invites me to their party, I am inspired to pull out my camera — to maybe give the pictures to them if they turn out, but also to have a memory afterwards. I love to take pictures of events and to try to capture the moment. I have had many good...
I am always with my camera, and when I look at my photos, I think that I am reflecting the happiness of life, being around my family and friends in a fun way. I see that I also take many pictures of animals, especially our dog Kenny, who makes our family...