Artist event in Paramount

PARAMOUNT - Dory Grade, a professional artist for more than 40 years, will give a free demonstration of her work Sunday at Progress Park Plaza, 15530 Downey Ave., in Paramount.The demonstration is part of the regular joint meeting between Downey Art League and the Traditional Artist's Guild of Paramount. Grade has studied at Jepson Art Institute in Los Angeles, Cal State Fullerton, El Camino College, Otis Art Institute, UCLA and under master painters Josef Silhavey and Robert Wood. She has worked as a graphic artist for Mosaic Tile Co. and as a nationally syndicated illustrator for Lois Wyse's poetry book "Day of Love." She has also taught privately and at Los Angeles-area adult schools. Grade has published a line of prints and greeting cards, along with original art from her life experiences. She recently completed her 30th exhibition at Descanso Gardens in La Canada-Flintridge. Grade's painting, "Balance of Nature," was a finalist in an international art competition in 1998. Grade's work is available online at The demonstration Sunday is free and open to the public. For more information, call Ryo Terasaki at (562) 803-5857.

********** Published: November 13, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 30