Current Exhibits – Wilder

Gallery Location/Hours

The gallery is located at the Art & Garden Center at Wilder at 20 Orinda Fields Road in Orinda, just off Highway 24.

The Art Gallery at Wilder is now open to the public during scheduled events, classes and by appointment.  To make an appointment, please contact the curator here.

To view the current exhibit at the Art Gallery at the Orinda Library, click here.


September Exhibit

The Art Gallery at Wilder will feature photographer Alfredo Coyotl Cuatlacuatl during the month of September and the artist's reception takes place on September 7, 2:30-4:30 pm, with light refreshments served.

Alfredo Coyotl Cuatlacuatl is a San Francisco Bay Area-based photographer specializing in portrait, fashion, landscape, and community and corporate event photography. Shaped and inspired by his Mexican heritage and indigenous roots, Alfredo utilizes the art of photography to tell stories and share unique perspectives and opinions with others. The majority of Alfredo’s independent work revolves around themes of isolation, minimalism, and solitude. The solo show, ENDLESS, will have 10 photographs and Alfredo's photo book, New York City 24mm, on display to share the experiences and perspectives on places he has visited and found inspiration and contrast.  To learn more about the artist and his work go to

August Exhibit

Joseph Lombardi - For The Love Of Art

Please join us as we celebrate the works of artist, Joseph F. Lombardi during the month of August at the Art Gallery at Wilder.  Join us for the Artist Reception, Saturday, August 3rd from 2:30-4:30pm.

Lombardi of Manteca has a penchant for painting portals – doorways, gates, windows and pathways that meander somewhere we want to go. His portals are portrayed within intriguing vistas of nature, seascapes and architecture found both in domestic and foreign lands.

Many of his paintings reveal a subtle dreamy quality as if they are telling a story. Lombardi has worked in oils for several decades and won’t be stopping anytime soon. He has 15 oil paintings on display. To learn more about his work go to

July Exhibit

Grand Opening this month featuring paintings by Judy Chamberlin

The Art Gallery at Wilder officially opens to the public on Saturday, July 6th.   The public is invited to attend the grand opening artist reception from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. where light refreshments will be served.  Ribbon cutting is at 3:00 pm.  City of Orinda officials will be in attendance to participate in the ribbon cutting.

Chamberlin is well-known for her large scale oil and acrylic paintings including figurative work such as portraits, animals and murals plus expressive biomorphic abstracts.  The artist says that “synaesthesia inspires me, the idea that we can cross tactile senses, causing our sight of paint color to arouse a taste, a smell, sound. Textures and composition to sing and move.  I strive to create paintings that are alive, changing what you experience from viewing to the next viewing. I strive for a mystical experience.”

The solo show will set the tone for future monthly exhibits which are scheduled to rotate on the first of every month.