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Painting Equipments


  • Fostering camaraderie among artists & art lovers

  • Stimulating interest & participation in the visual arts through education & art programs for all ages

  • Promoting appreciation of the visual arts through exhibits & special shows at the Adobe Gallery & other venues in the community    

  • Providing financial support to the Adobe Gallery & its programs

  • Increasing awareness of the life enhancing quality of art by providing opportunities for community involvement in the visual arts


In 1984, A.R.T., Inc. was founded  by a group of artists at the Adobe Art Gallery in Castro Valley. The organization promotes art  by encouraging artists to meet and exhibit their work. The group offers free art demonstrations, community exhibits, and social events. 


A.R.T., Inc. is associated with the Castro Valley Unified School District, which provides access to the Adobe Art Gallery and with Hayward Area Recreation & Park District, which provides access to the Adobe Art Center.  A.R.T., Inc. is funded by its members and grants from the Alameda County Arts Commission. 

Board of Directors and Chairpersons


Pat Doyne

Vice President
Azar Vaghefi

Richard Geiger

​Demo Chair
Winifred Thompson

Membership Chair 
Jay Singh

Molly Dolly

Newsletter Editor
Carol Brown

Members at Large
Bev Lindsay

Al Murdach

Usha Shukla

Chandana Srinath​

Ariel Yi-Ping Chen


Board Meetings

Meetings are open to everyone

Board of Directors meet once a month. Meetings are posted on the Home page calendar.  


Adobe Art Center & Gallery

20395 San Miguel Ave.
Castro Valley, CA 94546

Due to the pandemic, board meetings are held virtually. If you would like to attend a meeting, please go to "Contact Us" page and we will send you a Zoom invite.

Artwork From Board Members
The Red Lady

Azar Vaghefi The Red Lady Clay sculpture 12’’ x 6” x 6” $600

Peace Is Fleeting

Richard Geiger Peace Is Fleeting Watercolor 24” x 18” $400


Chandana Srinath Prasanta Acrylic painting 26” x 33” $1800

Richard Geiger

Storm Wave Watercolor

Winnie Thompson

Magic Colors Collage, Paper, Paint 12" x 22" $100

Chandana Srinath_Nova_Acrylic_11x14_240

Ersatz Catz Acrylic 24" x 30" $500


Cuban Bananas Photography 8" x 11" NFS


Beautiful Dreamer Acrylic 36" x 24" $400 Unframed


Boulder Design Watercolor 22" x 28" $280 Matted & Framed

Al Murdach

Friends Graphite 11" x 13" $30

Usha Shukla

Delphinium Oil on canvas 24" x 24" NFS

Spring is in the Air

Acrylic and Ink 18" x 26" NFS

Chandana Srinath

Vadhu Acrylic 20 x 24 x 1 $1100

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