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Honoring Nancy Seamons Crookston
A Day of Painting Together 

Sponsored by the Frank Bette Center for the Arts and the California Art Club

Nancy Seamons Crookston 11/23/48 - 11/17/23

Just 8 days after shoulder surgery, 6 days before her 75th birthday, and a million days too soon, Nancy Seamons Crookston passed away suddenly and unexpectedly due to a blood clot that developed postoperatively. We are beyond shocked and devastated. She loved her Facebook friends so much and was so interested in learning from and living through all of you. We hope to have a celebration of her life and will share details soon.

Saturday June 29,  9am to 4pm
Artists will Paint En Plein air in Alameda in the morning on their own or they can paint from a clothed model from 9am to Noon at South Shore Center, room 215 (across from Trabocco restaurant and by the frog pond)
and enjoy a selection of Nancy’s works that will be on display.
Noon to 1 pm:
Register to sell and set up artist’s plein air and figurative works for display on your own easels in the South Shore Center, Center Court area (it can be windy)
1:15 pm: 
a short talk and share about Nancy
2 pm to 4 pm: 
Artworks for sale to public South Shore Center, Center Court across from Trabocco Kitchen and Cocktails.
All sales to go through the Frank Bette Center for the Arts.
60% goes to the artists and 40% goes to a fund to create an
award in Nancy Seamons Crookston’s Name
at the annual
Frank Bette Center Plein Air Paintout July 29 to Aug 3, 2024.
All donations go directly to this fund. If more than $1000 is raised
the fund will be used for future years as well.

Nancy’s favorite cafés to draw people and activities were:
​Ole’s Waffle Shop 1507 Park Street
Café Jolie 1500 Webster Street
Blue Dot Café at 1910 Encinal Ave.
Trabocco Kitchen and Cocktails South Shore Center

Nancy Seamons Crookston
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