• TOHS PTSA Community Parking Lot Sale 2016

    Join us for another exciting sale, at Thousand Oaks High School!!

    Sale starts at 8 am and ends at noon. Vendors selling arts & crafts, garage sale items, antiques, bake sale goods, lotions & soaps, clothing, etc.

    Check out my booth! I will be featuring my handmade jewelry items and felt bags, as well as original paintings & prints, and I will also be offering a rack jam packed with gently used clothing. As always, I price with the budget shopper in mind!


    This year, I will be sharing my booth with my friend, Kathry Bishop. She will be offering clothing at great prices.

    Stop by and say hello!!

    Thousand Oaks High School is located at:
    2323 N. Moorpark Rd.
    Thousand Oaks, CA.91360

  • TOHS PTSA Community Parking Lot Sale

    Sunday, March 8th, from 8am to noon. Vendors selling arts & crafts, garage sale items, antiques, bake sale goods, lotions & soaps, clothing, etc. This is the second year for this event.

    I am sharing a booth with my long time friend, Marjorie Paton. We will be offering Art prints, handmade jewelry & accessories, gently used clothing, bath & body items, etc.

    Thousand Oaks High School is located at:
    2323 N. Moorpark Rd.
    Thousand Oaks, CA.91360

  • Shows/ Exhibits 2014 - 2015

    I did two shows last year (both at Thousand Oaks High School). One in Feb/ March & one in November. I had been so busy throughout the year, that I completely forgot to post these to the site.

    There is a possibility for 4 or 5 shows/exhibits in spring 2015, and a couple more in the later half of the year. When I get more details, I will post them here.

  • Joey's Artisan Festival

    Art Festival in Thousand Oaks "Joey's Artisan Festival"
    Celebrating the arts, and raising awareness and support for those affected by mental illness.

    Live Music, art, food, and fun for the whole family.

    Mother's Day ** Sunday, May 12, 2013 ** 12-4pm

    Conejo Creek North Park
    1379 East Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA. 91362
    (behind the Thousand Oaks Library)

    Admission is FREE !!

    More info can be found on Facebook, at: Joey's Artisan Festival

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  • RAW ARTISTS Showcase "Generation"

    www.RawArtists.org/CynthiaDawnArtist

    March 21st.,Bombay Bar & Grill - Ventura, CA.
    Group showcase, featuring fine art, photography,
    fashion, film, and music.

    The show was a spectacular success.

    LIKE me on Facebook, at: Cynthia Dawn Artist
    for more info on this show, including photos.

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  • Gallery Show in March and April

    2012 Westlake Village Art Guild Annual Juried Art Show

    Mar. 14 - April 23, 2012

    Thousand Oaks Community Gallery
    2331 - A Borchard Rd., Newbury Park, CA.

    Gallery hours: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Tuesday - Sunday (closed Monday)

    Artist reception & awards presentation:
    Sunday, March 25, 3 - 5p.m.

  • Commissioned Art

    I take commissions in the following areas:

    * PORTRAITS (graphite, colored pencil, acrylic paint) - see below
    * MURALS( residential & business) - inquire for info
    * PHOTOGRAPHY (art photography, weddings, fashion, musician promo, family portraits, and more) - see photo gallery for info
    * CARTOON VIDEO GREETINGS/ ANNOUNCEMENTS- see last section below
    Commissioned Portraits
    Prices vary, due to size and medium.

    Using clear color photos that you supply, all drawings are created on high quality illustration board and are suitable for framing.

    Please note that the following prices are for one subject in photo. (Multiple subjects, please add $10 extra per subject).

    8x10: Graphite $40 Colored Pencil $50

    11x14: Graphite $60 Colored Pencil $70

    16x20: Graphite $80 Colored Pencil $90

    Larger sizes available. Contact for info on sizes/ pricing.
    Pricing available for Acrylic paint portraits.
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    Cartoon Video Greeting or Announcements

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c35iqGtRuzU

    Comment, suggest, and commission me to make your next video greeting, announcement or gift. Great for engagements, weddings, birth announcements, family reunions, and parties.

    Give me a few details and photos & I'll create a video that will be a topic of conversation for years to come!

    Simply go to the contact section on my site: fill out form and tell me what kind of video you would like to have commissioned.

    Videos don't have to take a million years to make, but to insure the quality of ANY art I create, I do ask for a reasonable amount of time to complete it. Once we discuss theme, photos, etc... I will have an idea on how much time I will need.

    Cost (between $200 and $800) includes: Video production, editing, and 2 DVD copies of the finished product.

    Follow me on Facebook: Cynthia Dawn ...and my fan site: Cynthia Dawn Artist

    Please note: For the purposes of rights and copyright: The sample video was made as a gift... no money exchanged hands. Any future endeavours will be carefully chosen, to respect all rights! Thank you.
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  • Civic Arts Plaza - Kavli Theatre Gallery show

    July 21 - September 14, 2011,
    Please join me for the:
    Conejo Wide-Open Encore Photography and Digital Art show,
    at the Fred Kavli Theatre Gallery, located in the
    Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza.

    Artist Reception: August 6 (Saturday), from 10 am til Noon
    the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza is located at:
    2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., in Thousand Oaks, CA.
    Food and refreshments will be served.

    For information on the Civic Arts Plaza, directions, and parking:
    City of Thousand Oaks
    (please note: additional parking is available on the street,
    in front of the Arts Plaza and The Lakes shopping plaza, for your convenience.

  • And the winner is.............

    Cynthia Dawn........First Place in Photography/ Digital Art catagory

    “Elements: Art of the Earth, Wind, Fire and Sea” Regional Art Exhibit,*
    at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery

    If you were not able to come to the May 7th reception, you still have time to check all the great work, at the gallery. Show running till the end of May. For more info, please check out previous news entry (entitled May 2011 Art Exhibit & Reception).
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  • June 12, 2011 Photography & Digital Art Exhibit & Reception

    Please join us for a gallery reception & awards presentation, celebrating
    The 3rd Annual Conejo Valley Wide Open Photography & Digital Art Show.
    This years judges: Peter Fehler of Visual Art Source and publisher of Art Ltd. Magazine,
    and Pamela Schoenberg of DNJ Gallery.

    Sunday, June 12 · 3:00pm - 5:00pm

    Location: Thousand Oaks Community Gallery
    2331 - A Borchard Rd., in Newbury Park, CA.
    (between the library & the Alamo Restaurant)

    Show: June 3 - June 27, 2011
    Gallery hours: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.
    There is no admission charge.

    For more info: ConejoValleyWideOpen

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  • May 2011 Art Exhibit & Reception

    May 5 – 29, 2011, “Elements: Art of the Earth, Wind, Fire and Sea” Regional Art Exhibit,
    at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery

    Hosted by the Arts Council of the Conejo Valley.

    Awards Reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, May 7.

    Official juror (judge) was Michael Monroe, who served 2004-2010 as Executive Director and Chief Curator of the
    Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, Wash. Monroe was associated with the Smithsonian Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery
    from 1974-1995, where he became Curator-in-Charge. He has been involved with the contemporary American art movement
    for over 40 years.

    Gallery hours: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. There is no admission charge.

    The Thousand Oaks Community Gallery:
    2331-A Borchard Road, 91320, between the Newbury Park Library and the Alamo Restaurant

    For more information: (805) 381-2747 or Arts Council of the Conejo Valley
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  • *Westlake Village Art Guild Annual Juried Art Show*

    Show: March 10 – April 27 2011
    Thousand Oaks Community Gallery
    2331 Borchard Rd., Newbury Park, CA.
    (between the library & the Alamo restaurant)

    I have 3 photographs in this group show.
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