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Things to do: Jan. 29, 2016

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 31 is featuring Boni Canning, whose fine art photography is characterized by romantic scenes from her travels in Southern Europe and also of local towns and gardens. Also featured is Craig Koski’s colorful dramatic photographs, the result of combining digital photography and post […]

Things to do: Jan. 22, 2016

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 31 is featuring the stunning jewelry of Leah Delmer of Miss Leah Dee Jewelry. Using silver and semiprecious stones Delmer creates work inspired by Native American and Mexican silversmith traditions and techniques. She has her own studio at 451 Main St., Suite 4, […]

Things to do: Jan. 15, 2016

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 31 is featuring the colorful dramatic photographs of Craig Koski. His photographs, the result of combining digital photography and post processing artwork, strive to create emotion in the viewer. Also featured, Leah Delmer of Miss Leah Dee Jewelry uses silver and semiprecious stones […]

Things to do: Jan. 8, 2016

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 31 is featuring Boni Canning, fine art photographer. Canning’s work is characterized by charming and romantic places from her travels in Southern Europe and also local scenes of towns and gardens. Craig Koski is also featured. His colorful dramatic photographs are the result […]

Things to do: Jan. 1, 2016

ONGOING put gold 101 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Jan. 4 through 31 is featuring the stunning jewelry of Leah Delmer of Miss Leah Dee Jewelry. Using silver and semiprecious stones Delmer creates works inspired by Native American and Mexican silversmith traditions and techniques. She is also well versed in […]

Things to do: Dec. 25, 2015

ONGOING put gold 1225 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 3 presents “Christmas Around the World,” a special exhibit of the season inspired by traditions from many foreign countries. Lori Anderson’s oil painting “Santa Magic” depicts a whimsical Santa Claus and children’s hand-made toys, themes that come from the […]

Things to do: Dec. 18, 2015

ONGOING put gold 1218 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 3 presents “Christmas Around the World,” a special exhibit of the season inspired by traditions from many foreign countries. Carlotta Tormey’s exquisite watercolor painting “Christmas in Denmark” expresses Christmas themes of wintertime, reindeer and countryside life from which come […]

Things to do: Dec. 4, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 3 presents “Christmas Around the World,” a special exhibit of the season inspired by traditions from many foreign countries. Branda Corey glass artist has created glass ornaments and baubles in the same manner in her home studio as they were first introduced and […]

Things to do: Nov. 27, 2015

ONGOING put gold 1127 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 29 is featuring Lisa Aikenhead, photographer, who’s beautiful scene “Iceberg Fantasy” leads into the gallery’s winter theme. Her popular work includes Icelandic scenes and wild animals of Africa, Alaska and Tanzania and recently landscapes with horses in the wild. […]

Things to do: Nov. 20, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 29 is featuring Susan Hayne, print maker. Her work is represented by images of iconic natural elements, flora and fauna, with an emphasis on bold lines, textures and design. The second featured artist is photographer Lisa Aikenhead. Her popular work includes Icelandic scenes […]

Things to do: Nov. 13, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 29 is featuring pottery maker Anca Statescu. Her work features handsome, colorful hand-built ceramic pieces most of which are functional as well as decorative. She earned a degree in decorative arts from Bucharest School of Arts and a master’s degree in civil engineering. […]

Things to do: Nov. 6, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 29 is featuring photographer Lisa Aikenhead. Her popular work includes Icelandic scenes and wild animals of Africa, Alaska and Tanzania and recently her camera has captured beautiful landscapes with horses in the wild. The gallery is also featuring Susan Hayne, print maker. Hayne […]

Things to do: Nov. 6, 2015

ONGOING put gold 1106 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 29 is featuring photographer Lisa Aikenhead and Susan Hayne. For more information call (530) 642-2944 or visit the website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. Put pastel 1106 here The Sierra Pastel Society’s fourth Biennual Signature Member Exhibition is on display at the El […]

Things to do: Oct. 30, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 29 is featuring Susan Hayne, print maker. Hayne studied fine art at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco with a focus on printmaking. Her work is represented by images of iconic natural elements, flora and fauna in black and white with […]

Things to do: Oct. 23, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 1 is showing the elegant photography of Kelly Morris, a native Californian and a world traveler. His sweeping landscapes, filled with atmosphere and light, are printed on canvas. Also the colorful, harmonious oil paintings of Barbie Smith are being showcased. Her subjects are […]

Things to do: Oct. 16, 2015

ONGOING put art studio 360 1016 here Art Studio 360, 360 Main St. in Placerville, celebrates the Art and Wine Festival featuring oil and acrylic painter Marjorie Dodrill and photographer Kenneth Dunn. Dodrill’s work has been shown in galleries throughout Northern California and in the California Museum and the State Capitol. Dunn’s love for photography […]

Things to do: Oct. 9, 2015

ONGOING The Placerville Downtown Association is presenting Banners on Parade on Main Street through Oct. 17. The painted banners are on display on the light posts on Main Street. At the end of the show, the banners will be auctioned on Oct. 17 at the Art and Wine Festival. For more information call the Placerville […]

Things to do: Oct. 2, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Oct. 5 through Nov. 1, is showing the outstanding oil paintings of Barbie Smith. She received her training at San Jose State and in the Sacramento area from workshops with other artists. Her oil paintings are known for strong design, painterly brushwork and great use […]

Things to do: Sept. 25, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 4 is featuring Dory Schachner, graphic artist. Her beautiful drawings are rendered both with graphite on paper and also using an electronic pad with her computer. Also featured is Doug Parks’ photography of the Northern California landscape and Crista Dixon’s unique jewelry. For […]

Things to do: Sept. 18, 2015

ONGOING Art Studio 360, 360 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring two artists during September. Linda Heath Clark is a scientific illustrator with wildlife artworks exhibited in the Smithsonian and Oakland Museum of Natural History, above. Joyce Bahnson is an oil painter and a watercolorist and does unique wearable art in many styles using dyes […]

Things to do: Sept. 11, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 4 is presenting Dory Ann Schachner, a self-taught graphics and digital painter and college psychology teacher. Her work includes beautiful pencil renderings of animals and people and photography combined with digital painting. The gallery is also featuring the amazing landscape photography of Doug […]

Things to do: Sept. 4, 2015

ONGOING put gold 904 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Sept. 8 through Oct. 4, is featuring the amazing landscape photography of Doug Parks. He has a great eye for capturing the beautiful moments in nature. His work is focused on Northern California and his foreign travels. His camera is always […]

Things to do: Aug. 28, 2015

ONGOING Pop Art Custom Framing Gallery, 433 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring a collection of hand-pulled silk screened handbills by well-known pop culture artist Emek. Over the last decade, Emek’s work has been shown in galleries across the United States, Berlin, London and Tokyo. He has painted album covers for Neil Young and Pearl Jam and […]

Things to do: Aug. 21, 2015

ONGOING Art Studio 360, 360 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring watercolorist Bonnie Williams during August. She recently returned to Placerville after several years absence painting scenes from Southern California. She is primarily self-taught with the addition of art workshops and enjoys painting watercolor en plein air. For more information call (530) 295-0360. Gold Country […]

Things to do: Aug. 14, 2015

ONGOING Art Studio 360, 360 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring Debie Dawson and Bonnie Williams during August. Dawson creates lapidary art, wire wrap, beading, wire weaving and is in the process of becoming a silver smith. Her business Jewelry by Nature reflects her love of the natural world. For more information call (530) 295-0360. Banners […]

Things to do: July 31, 2015

ONGOING Banners on Parade art project will display artistically decorated banners on the light poles along Main Street in Placerville to Oct. 17 This is a collaborative effort of artists, businesses, organizations, individuals and city government that promotes the arts in downtown Placerville. The banners will be for sale at a silent auction at the October 2015 […]

Things to do: July 24, 2015

ONGOING The Placerville Downtown Association is presenting Banners on Parade on Main Street through Oct. 18. This event features painted banners on the light posts on Main Street. At the end of the show, the banners will be auctioned on Oct. 17 at the Art and Wine Festival. For more information call the Placerville Downtown […]

Things to do: July 3, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, July 7 through Aug. 2, is featuring a special show called Shared Inspirations. Each artist is taking inspiration from another artist’s work to carry an idea to another dimension. One example is the watercolor painting “Torch Princess Planet” by Carlotta Tormey based upon the beautiful […]

Things to do: June 26, 2015

ONGOING Art Studio 360, 360 Main St. in Placerville, is featuring photographer and potter Agi Gillespie. She also makes 100 percent hand-sewn quilts in many sizes. The photographs at the gallery show her interest in desert and canyon shots plus close-ups of animals and flowers. For more information call (530) 295-0360. Gold Country Artists Gallery, […]

Things to do: June 19, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through July 5, is showing the award-winning landscapes in oil by Carol Quinn; the functional and decorative pottery, including cylindrical forms, pitchers, tea pots and bowls of Mary Peters; and the elegant floral photography, wild life, farm scenes of photographer Jack Nissen. The cooperative gallery […]

Things to do: June 12, 2015

ONGOING Put banners 612 here Banners on Parade, presented by the Placerville Downtown Association is on Main Street through Oct. 17. This event features painted banners on the light posts on Main Street. At the end of the show, the banners will be auctioned on Oct. 17 at the Art and Wine Festival. For more […]

Things to do: June 5, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through July 5, is showing the award-winning oil paintings of Carol Quinn. Quinn’s landscapes show masterful technique expressing emotion and light using brush strokes juxtaposing warm and cool color. Also featured are the functional and decorative pottery, including pitchers, tea pots and bowls of Mary […]

Things to do: May 29, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, June 1 through July 5, is featuring the creative photography of Jack Nissen. His latest work includes a series of exquisite flowers. Other works include wildlife, scenery, old farm equipment and buildings and some of his work explores the digital infrared technique. Also showcased in […]

Things to do: May 22, 2015

ONGOING put gold 522 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 31, is featuring jewelry maker, Claudine Wright, who creates elegant necklaces, earrings and bracelets, including stylish watches, with Italian wire mesh and beads. The gallery is also showcasing photographer Mike Ryan and painter Jean Stiles. The new “Shared Inspirations” […]

Things to do: May 15, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 31, is featuring Jean Stiles, painter in water color, oil and pastel whose current themes include flowers and local scenes. Claudine Wright, fanciful stylistic jewelry maker, is also featured. Wright works with elegant wire mesh and beautiful beads and also specializes in fashionable watches. […]

Things to do: May 8, 2015

ONGOING put gold 508 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 31 is featuring jewelry maker Claudine Wright, who creates elegant necklaces, bracelets, including stylish watches and earrings with Italian wire mesh and beads. The gallery is also showcasing the popular photographer Mike Ryan. His photography captures images and ideas […]

Things to do: May 1, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, May 4 through May 31, is featuring photographer Mike Ryan. His unique photography captures images and ideas in original and creative statements. Also featured this month is jewelry maker Claudine Wright. This month three pairs of artists are participating in the new “Shared Inspirations” feature […]

Things to do: April 24, 2015

ONGOING put gold 424 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 3, is featuring Carlotta Tormey, amazing watercolor artist. Also featured is photographer James Canning and raku potter Lisa Bone. The gallery is a cooperative gallery is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with extended hours until 9 p.m. for […]

Things to do: April 17, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 3, is featuring raku potter Lisa Bone, known for her great style and pottery innovation. Also featured is photographer James Canning and watercolor painter and illustrator Carlotta Tormey. The cooperative gallery is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with extended hours until 9 p.m. for […]

Things to do: April 10, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through May 3, is featuring photographer James Canning. His large abstract pieces begin with his photographs, which are then shaped with computer technology and rendered onto metal using a dye infusion process. Also featured this month is rake potter Lisa Bone and professional watercolor painter […]

Things to do: April 3, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, April 6 through May 3, is featuring Carlotta Tormey, amazing watercolor artist who specializes in western story-telling themes. Also featured is photographer James Canning, who creates large abstract photographs printed on metal and raku potter Lisa Bone. Starting this month is a new monthly special […]

Things to do: March 27, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through April 5, is featuring the lovely oil and acrylic paintings of Lori Anderson. Her vibrant and colorful pastoral scenes and still life themes are rich in color, light and brush strokes. Also featured are the dramatic large acrylic abstract paintings of Randy Honerlah and […]

Things to do: March 29, 2015

ONGOING put gold 320 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through April 5, is featuring Randy Honerlah, contemporary abstract painter. Honerlah’s large acrylic paintings on canvas are colorful and dramatic with many layers of texture and design. Also featured is Lori Anderson, oil and acrylic painter with a painterly touch for […]

Things to do: March 13, 2015

CALL FOR ARTISTS Placerville Art on Parade is currently seeking artists to enter its designs for this year’s Banners on Parade community art project.  The decorated banners will hang on light poles on Placerville’s Main Street from June through early October. Following the exhibit, the banners will be auctioned off at the Oct. 17 Art and […]

Things to do: March 6, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through April 5, is featuring the lovely oil and acrylic paintings of Lori Anderson. Her vibrant and colorful pastoral scenes and still life themes are rich in color, light and brush strokes. Also featured are the dramatic large acrylic abstract paintings of Randy Honerlah and […]

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