Art Gallery

Main Library 

55 W. Third Avenue, San Mateo, 94402

Art Gallery, 1st Floor

Paintings, Vera Fainshtein
September 2, 2021 - October 29, 2021 

Vera Fainshtein is a contemporary art practitioner and designer based in San Francisco Bay Area. Her work ranges from paintings to large-scale video installations. The most current series is dedicated to Mexico and Peru. The people and the rich cultural heritage of both countries are a constant source of inspiration for her.  Fainshtein is a full-time professor at College of San Mateo, where she teaches graphic design. To learn more about her work, please visit   
Artist Reception - Sunday, September 26, 2021, 3pm, Laurel Room

Vera Fainshtein Painting
Display Case, 2nd Floor
Pottery, Jan Schachter 
September 1, 2021 - October 25, 2021

Jan Schachter is a potter who started working in clay at 4 years old.  Since moving to California in 1978, Jan has been a full-time potter who enjoys making pots for everyday use.  Each pot is a subtle variation of a form - usually created in a series.  She has had pots in numerous national and international exhibitions and competitions.  In addition, Jan is an advocate for crafts and the life of a craft person, serving on many arts associations and foundation boards.
Jan Schachter pottery