About Wende Kashin Obata Art
My formal education and career has been primarily in the fields of various modalities of counseling.
Upon retirement in 2005, I discovered an insatiable desire to rediscover my spirit through artful
Art is my form of meditation, celebration, liberation and exaltation .
And if it puts a smile on anyone’s face or joy in their heart even for a fleeting moment, that’s the best gift!
Originally from Buffalo, NY June 28,1949
Bachelors from University of San Francisco, Masters in Counseling from National University
Retired from a fullfiling career in a broad spectrum of professional counseling, public and private sector.
Owner and Executive Director of Counseling Innovations for 19 years.
Self taught, intuitive, and experimental. Presently, concentrating in abstract mixed media. Focused on flow, movement, texture, and color that provokes a strong emotional response.
Recently, (summer of 2017) relocated to Heritage Park after 25 years in Stockton,California.
Run a home-based, art studio and gallery with over 100 pieces on display and for sale.
April 24th to May 13th, 2018 - ARTISTIC JOURNEY 2018 show at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Carmichael, CA
May 12, 2018 - Reception , Award Ceremony NCA ,( Notthern California Arts) Florence Forraria Memorial Award for abstract mixed media painting, “Aqua Dreams”.
June 2018. Black and white exhibition. Sacramento Fibe Arts Center
2nd Saturday art walk Sacramento - Kennedy Center.
On going approx 20 paintings available for enjoyment and purchase at Kennedy Gallery
January 1-31 , 2019 - Solo exhibition. Opening reception to be announced.
September 2018 KVIE Live Auction BELL RINGER,,
Permanent installation : The Lisa Project of the San Joaquin County Child Abuse Prevention Center in Stockton, California.
Private touring of gallery available , Sacramento, California for scheduling, please EMAIL
A FULLY STOCKED HOME . WOODLAND. CAL This fabulous unique home art full shop is featuring my one artist works throughout the month .
Mark your calendar for the first Friday art walk. A Fully Stocked Home will treat you royally with wine and appetizers as they display the most unique and fabulous home gifts 6-8 pm. JOIN WOODLAND IN SUPPORTING THEIR ARTS,
CATHARTIC ART WORKSHOPS
July 7. blue line Arts , Roseville Ca. Enrollment application on line at Blue Line . contact artist directly with inquiries. FULL
August 13, 2018. Sacramento Fine Arts Center Contact artist directly for inquiries and enrollment . FULL
SEPTEMBER 1, 2018. Blue line arts FULL
SEPTEMBER 17, 2018. H P clubhouse. FULL
OCTOBER 21, 2018. Sacramento Fine Arts Center. Taking enrollment
OCTOBER 27, 2018. H P Clubhouse. Taking enrollment
Break till 2019
January 13, 2018. Advanced level. Workshop
JANUARY 26 2019. Pence Gallery Davis
FEBRUARY 3 , 2018. BLUELINE ARTS. ROSEVILLE. VALENTINE”s theme. Coordinating vase and painting
JANUARY 2018. Crocker Arts. TBA
Private group playshops available : introducton to Cathartic fluid pours . Super for all ages and occasions.
NEW !!! I will be available for private and semi private studio classes Please contact me for particulars
Please contact artist for inquiries.
209 351 0980
***** direct sales include a 10 % charitable donation.