Who is excited for Pastimes’ second Virtual Student Art Showcase on Kunstmatrix Gallery? 

With such a successful Inaugural Winter Student Showcase back in February 2021, we were thrilled to host a Summer Art Show!

On display this time are works in Oils, Acrylics, Watercolor, Oil Pastel, Chalk Pastel, Gray Colored Pencil, Pen & Ink, and Graphite by 23 students ages 8 – adult. Stunning drawing and paintings of people & animal portraits, sill life, florals, and architecture are mounted on virtual walls inside a chic warehouse-style gallery. Linda selected the gallery room design along with the jazzy music: Sweetie Cakes by Count Basie and his orchestra.

Enjoy selections from the show!




A Virtual Gallery Opening Party kicked off the show via Zoom on Sunday, July 18th from 5 PM – 6 PM (PST). Students from California and New York joined in to celebrate their artistic accomplishments. I enjoyed Zooming in from North Carolina!A virtual art gallery opening party was held for Pastimes for a Lifetime's art students.

It was such a pleasure to see many of the students together on Zoom, complimenting and admiring each other’s artwork.

The Zoom Chat Box served as a guest sign-in book. Students wrote these sweet comments below:

From Dan Caplan to Everyone : Beautiful artwork! Congratulations to all

Rachel Arditi to Everyone : Ditto.
Rachel Arditi to Everyone : Thank you to Linda and Jessica!

From Xi Wang UCLA Family to Everyone : hello

Ariel to Everyone : That flower was incredible!
Ariel to Everyone : Can you go back to the Toucan please?

From Moshe’s iPad (2) to Everyone : Beautiful work everyone

From Ariel to Everyone : Yeah

From Xi Wang UCLA Family to Everyone : got to hop over to a restaurant now, great work everyone!

From Jessica Lee Sanders to Everyone : thank you! 🙂

From Ariel to Everyone : I can’t get over how detailed the yellow and black fur is!

From Rachel Arditi to Everyone : Bye everyone.

From Alex Twersky to Everyone : Wonderful show! Kudos to all the talented exhibitors, and our maestro teacher/curator!
From Alex Twersky to Everyone : Have to hop… bye all!

From Ariel to Everyone : Everything is so detailed! Great show!
From Ariel to Everyone : Thank you Linda and Jessica! I have to go now

From Melise Gerber to Everyone : Thanks all…I have to sign off!

From Debra Fink to Everyone : All the art is so beautiful and everyone is so very talented! Thanks so much Linda for all your good instructions!
From Debra Fink to Everyone : Bye everyone! Lovely seeing everyone!

From Erika Bilenka to Everyone : Thank you so much Linda and Jessica! Such a lovely show! Goodbye everyone. 🙂

From Jazmine Leiva-Rosales to Everyone : Thank you so much for the invite! I must go lol

From Barry Wehrli to Everyone : Wonderful show, great work everyone!!

From Luis Morales to Everyone : thank you for the wait!!

Missed the Zoom Gallery Opening Party? If you missed the Gallery Opening Party, the show will be up until August 8, 2021.No worries. Artwork is available for 24/7 online viewing until August 8, 2021. Feel free to share with family & friends! 🙂

P.S. If you are interested in purchasing any of the works, please drop a comment on the blog, below and we’ll put you in touch with the art student!

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Pastimes For a Lifetime Art and Piano School is located in Valley Glen, California. 818-766-0614. School is open Tuesday – Saturday year round, except major holidays.

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