Ballet Slippers / Ballerina Watercolor Illustration Print - Art Gift - Nursery / Children Wall Art - On Sale

This artwork is brought to life with hand-painted watercolors accented with colored pencils. It is then digitized and printed using high quality ink on lightly textured, heavy, archival paper to last for many years to come. This is a wonderful gift with beautiful, sweet ballet slippers. It’s perfect for a nursery, child’s room, baby shower, house-warming, wedding, or bridesmaid gift! The artwork size you choose will fit standard-sized frames. Each work of art is signed by the artist (Shellene Eaton). CUSTOMIZE YOUR ARTWORK! These beautiful slippers and their ballerina are also available in Custom Name Art, and as Custom Illustrations. See my page for more details.Purchase does not include frame and will not display copyright mark.

Caldwell Gallery: “Where Tradition Meets Innovation,” award-winning quilts from the Creative Home Arts Department at the San Mateo County Fair. Through Jan. 4. “Illuminating Insights” by Sloane Joseph, Jan. 10 through Feb. 26.Caldwell Gallery, 400 County Center at the Hall of Justice, Redwood City. Cantor Arts Center: “The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution,”  through March 4 (also at Hoover Institution). “Rodin: The Shock of the Modern Body.” Open ended. Three galleries including nearly 100 Rodin sculptures; includes comparative works by his rivals, mentors, admirers and imitators. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.

Community School of Music and Arts: “Picture This,” student exhibition, through Jan, 18, Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View, Free, or 650-917-6800, ballet slippers / ballerina watercolor illustration print - art gift - nursery / children wall art ext, 305, The Main Gallery: “Happenstance,” photographs by Nathalie Strand, Jan, 10 through Feb, 11; reception 5-8 p.m, Jan, 13, 5-8 p.m, The Main Gallery,1018 Main St., Redwood City, or 650-701-1018, Pace Gallery: “Trans-figure,” sculptures and paintings by Kohei Nawa, Jan, 18 through Feb, 25, reception 4-7 p.m, Jan, 17, Pace Gallery, 229 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto,

Palo Alto Art Center:  Florence Robichon’s “A Brighter Future: Creativity and Learning in a Syrian Refugee Camp in Iraqi Kurdistan,” through Jan. 3. “Through That Which Is Seen,” various artists, Jan. 20 through April 8. Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto. American Association of University Women: Michelle Carter, “From Under the Russian Snow,” 10:30 a.m. Jan. 27. Redwood Shores Library, 399 Marine Parkway, Redwood Shores. 650-92-5822 or

Say what you will about the decline of classical music, the Bay Area’s leading organizations were very much alive this year, Groundbreaking new works, significant revivals and bravura performances by major and up-and-coming artists filled the 2017 calendar, It was a year of big anniversaries, ballet slippers / ballerina watercolor illustration print - art gift - nursery / children wall art The San Francisco Symphony launched a season-long celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s centenary year, Other Minds marked the 100th birthday of the late Lou Harrison, Philip Glass at 80 brought tributes by Opera Parallèle and the San Francisco Girls Chorus, and the Del Sol String Quartet gave a three-day festival in honor of octogenarian composer Terry Riley..

The highlight of John Adams’ 70th year was the world premiere of “Girls of the Golden West” at San Francisco Opera; with a libretto by director Peter Sellars, this bold new opera set during the California Gold Rush spoke pointedly to the tumult of our time. The Adams tributes started early in the year with the composer’s score for “Available Light,” a Lucinda Childs dance work presented by Cal Performances in February. Other highlights included outstanding San Francisco Symphony performances of Adams’ evening-length oratorio, “The Gospel According to the Other Mary,” and “Scheherazade.2,” with violinist Leila Josefowicz as soloist.

2017 was also a year of announcements, Michael Tilson Thomas revealed that he will conclude his 25-year tenure as San Francisco Symphony music director following the 2019-20 season, San Francisco Opera ballet slippers / ballerina watercolor illustration print - art gift - nursery / children wall art music director Nicola Luisotti departed for a new post in Madrid, No word on who will succeed them, but both leave big shoes to fill, As always, Bay Area audiences heard an exhilarating mix of old and new works, West Edge Opera’s summer festival featured a scintillating production of 17th-century rarity, “The Chastity Tree.” Opera Parallèle presented Jonathan Dove’s contemporary comic opera, “Flight.” Audiences heard oratorios new and old, from Ted Hearne’s mesmerizing “The Source,” presented by San Francisco Opera, to Philharmonia Baroque’s first performances of Handel’s “Joseph and His Brethren.”..

Small opera companies made their marks — Alameda’s Island City Opera staged an aptly hilarious “Don Pasquale.” Regional orchestras — Symphony Silicon Valley, and the Oakland, Berkeley,and California symphony orchestras — offered winning programs, and Bay Area chamber groups — the St. Lawrence Quartet, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble and Gold Coast Chamber Players among them — explored intriguing repertoire. There were great collaborations, too — in March, the New Century Chamber Orchestra teamed up with Chanticleer in a program of French and American works; Symphony Silicon Valley brought the Moscow Ballet to town for this month’s “Nutcracker.” There were many more, but here are five events that lingered in the memory long after the curtain went down.

“Silent Night,” Feb, 11, California Theater: Opera San Jose scored a big hit with Kevin Puts’ contemporary opera depicting an impromptu truce between ballet slippers / ballerina watercolor illustration print - art gift - nursery / children wall art French, British and German soldiers on a freezing Christmas Eve during World War I, Beautifully sung by a large cast of company artists, the work’s hopeful message of peace registered with ringing clarity, Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-Andre Hamelin, April 25, Herbst Theatre: Two of the world’s top pianists came together in this dazzling duo recital presented by San Francisco Performances, Andsnes and Hamelin were well-matched in works by Mozart, Debussy and Stravinsky; their two-piano performance of “The Rite of Spring” was nothing short of astonishing..

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