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Democrat Calendar

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 […]

Things to do: Feb. 27, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, March 2 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 are Lori Anderson, oil and acrylic painter with an impressionistic, painterly quality to her landscapes […]

Things to do: Feb. 20, 2015

ONGOING put gold 220 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through March 1 presents an all gallery show “For the Love of El Dorado County.” It is the gallery’s Valentine to the community. This show is focused on the people, the scenery and the history of El Dorado County. Here the […]

Things to do: Feb. 6, 2015

ONGOING put gold 206 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through March 1 will present an all gallery show “For the Love of El Dorado County.” It is the gallery’s Valentine to the community. This show is focused on the people, the scenery and the history and shows how much the […]

Things to do: Jan. 30, 2015

ONGOING put gold 130 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Feb. 2 through March 1, will present an all-gallery show “For the Love of El Dorado County.” It is the gallery’s Valentine to the community. This show is focused on the people, the scenery and the history and shows how much […]

Things to do: Jan. 23, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Feb. 1, is featuring Deena Reyes, who creates extraordinary works of design and color using colored pencil and ink. Her fanciful original abstracts began as visualizations of pain as therapy for a back problem and developed into intriguing designs. Soroush Mostafanejad photographer is also featured. […]

Things to do: Jan. 16, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Feb. 1, is featuring Soroush Mostafanejad, photographer. Mostafanejad’s very sophisticated, detailed work uses a process called High Dynamic Range. He works with multiple exposures and combines them in the computer to achieve brilliance of color and light. Also featured is Deena Reyes, who creates […]

Things to do: Jan. 9, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Feb. 1, is featuring Deena Reyes, who creates extraordinary works of design and color using colored pencil and ink. Her fanciful original abstracts began as visualizations of pain as therapy for a back issue and developed into intriguing designs. Also featured is Soroush Mostafanejad, photographer. Mostafanejad’s […]

Things to do: Jan. 2, 2015

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Jan. 5 through Feb. 1, is featuring Soroush Mostafanejad, photographer. Mostafanejad’s very sophisticated, detailed work “utilizes High Dynamic Range images that capture all the available light, tone and color through multiple exposures.” Also featured is Deena Reyes, who creates extraordinary works of design and color […]

Things to do: Dec. 26, 2014

ONGOING put gold 1226 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 4 is celebrating the holiday season with a special gallery wide show “12 Days of Christmas.” This theme has inspired the gallery members to bring their imagination and creativity to an old holiday tradition with painting, jewelry, clay, photography, […]

Things to do: Dec. 19, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 4 is celebrating the holiday season with a special gallery wide show “12 Days of Christmas.” This theme has inspired the gallery members to bring their imagination and creativity to an old holiday tradition with painting, jewelry, clay, photography, textile art and mixed […]

Things to do: Dec. 12, 2014

ONGOING put gold 1212 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Jan. 4 is celebrating the holiday season with a special gallery wide show “12 Days of Christmas.” The gallery is also featuring a special display upstairs of small elegant, original works. The cooperative gallery of 50 local professional artists is […]

Things to do: Dec. 5, 2014

ONGOING put gold 1205 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Dec. 2 through Jan. 4 is celebrating the holiday season with a special gallery-wide show “12 Days of Christmas.” This theme has inspired the gallery members to create a holiday tradition with painting, jewelry, clay, photography, textile art and more as shown […]

Things to do: Nov. 28, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Dec. 1 is showing the unique, colorful hand painted gourds of Sandra Wilson. Her lovely folk art style shows a wonderful sense of originality and design. Also featured are the award-winning pastel landscapes of Judy Perry and the exquisite watercolor paintings of Valerie Bye. […]

Things to do: Nov. 21, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 30, is showing the exquisite watercolor paintings of Valerie Bye. Her intricate, detailed story telling work is influenced by her Asian travels. Also featured are the colorful hand painted gourds of Sandra Wilson and the masterful glowing pastel landscapes of Judy Perry. The […]

Things to do: Nov. 14, 2014

ONGOING put gold 1114 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 30, is showing the award-winning pastel paintings of Judy Perry. Perry’s masterful technique is expressed in glowing landscapes and scenes of the California coast and the Sierra. Also featured are exquisite watercolor paintings of Valerie Bye and the colorful […]

Things to do: Nov. 7, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 30, is showing the unique, colorful hand painted gourds of Sandra Wilson. Also featured are the award-winning pastel landscapes of Judy Perry and the exquisite watercolor paintings of Valerie Bye. The gallery artists still have available at the gallery the new member produced […]

Things to do: Oct. 31, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Nov. 2 through Nov. 30, is featuring watercolor paintings of Valerie Bye. Her intricate, detailed story telling work is influenced by her Asian travels. Also featured are the beautiful and subtle pastel paintings of Judith Perry and the delightful hand painted gourds of Sandra Wilson. […]

Things to do: Oct. 24, 2014

ONGOING put gold 1022 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 2, is featuring Jean Stiles painter in watercolor, oil and paste. Woodworker Ken Jones whose amazing pieces with inlaid woods draw much attention is also featured along with Dory Schachner, graphic artist. The cooperative gallery of 50 local professional […]

Things to do: Oct. 17, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 2, is featuring Jean Stiles painter in watercolor, oil and pastel whose current themes include flowers and local scenes. Woodworker, Ken Jones whose amazing pieces with inlaid woods draw much attention is also featured along with Dory Schachner, graphic artist. The cooperative gallery […]

Things to do: Oct. 10, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Nov. 2, is featuring woodworker, Ken Jones whose amazing functional pieces, created with inlaid woods, draw much attention and praise. Presented also is painter Jean Stiles and graphic artist Dory Schachner. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. FRIDAY It’s Personal, 250 Main St. […]

Things to do: Oct. 3, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, Oct. 6 through Nov. 2, is featuring Dory Schachner, graphic artist. Also featured this month are woodworker Ken Jones and painter Jean Stiles. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. FRIDAY Partners in Care is presenting “An Evening of Laughter with Jack Gallagher” […]

Things to do: Sept. 26, 2014

A special event to show support for the brave firefighters and support staff who have been battling the King Fire is happening Sunday, Sept. 28 from 3-7 p.m. in the Mountain Democrat parking lot, 2889 Ray Lawyer Drive in Placerville. Everyone is invited to thank the fire personnel and have a great time listening to […]

Things to do: Sept. 19, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 6, is featuring Branda Corey, glass works artist and jewelry designer. Her appreciation of rustic finishes and patinas and love of nature acts as an inspiration for her flamework glass. Also featured is Linda Soos, stained glass artist and Lisa Aikenhead, photographer. The […]

Things to do: Sept. 5, 2014

ON GOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Oct. 6, is featuring Linda Soos, stained glass artist. Also featured this month is Lisa Aikenhead, photographer, whose recent work includes scenes of ice bergs in Iceland. Also featured is Branda Corey, glass works artist and jewelry designer. The cooperative gallery of 50 […]

Things to do: Aug. 29, 2014

ON GOING Put banners 2014 c from weekend here The Placerville Downtown Association is presenting Banners on Parade on Main Street through Oct. 19. This event features painted banners on the light posts on Main Street. A walking tour map of these artful pieces will be available at several Main Street locations. At the end […]

Things to do: Aug. 15, 2014

put gold 815 here Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Sept. 1, is featuring Susan Hayne, printmaker, whose bold images with defined edges are inspired by things found in nature. Her work is created from hand cut blocks, acid etched copper plates or hand sculpted embossings. Prints are produced in her […]

Things to do: Aug. 8, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Aug. 31, is featuring Kelly Morris, photographer, whose beautiful landscapes are drawn from his travels and from nature and wild life. Also featured this month is Susan Hayne, printmaker, and Barbara Steffen, jeweler and lampwork artglass artisan. The cooperative gallery of 50 local professional […]

Things to do: July 25, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Aug. 3, is featuring painter Joyce Bahnsen. Also featured is fine art photographer, Doug Parks. This month the gallery has a special exhibit of paintings and photography of Main Street in celebration of “Main Street Matters.” For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website […]

Things to do: July 18, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through Aug. 3, is featuring fine art photographer Doug Parks. Parks’ work emphasizes Northern California landscape. Now, after a career in communications technology including technical aspects of photography and cameras, photography is his full-time passion. Also featured is painter Joyce Bahnsen. Her canvas is paper for […]

Things to do: July 4, 2014

ONGING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, July 7 through Aug. 3, is featuring fine art photographer, Doug Parks. Also featured this month is painter Joyce Bahnsen. For more information call 530-642-2944 or visit the Website goldcountryartistsgallery.com. FRIDAY Oakstone Winery and Obscurity Cellars, 6470 Irish Acres Road in Fair Play, is celebrating […]

Things to do: June 27, 2014

ONGOING Gold Country Artists Gallery, 379 Main St. in Placerville, through July 6, is featuring abstract painter Isabella Jeanette Ryder. Ryder works with acrylics, oils and woven forms. Also featured this month is photographer Mike Ryan and jeweler Annette Shachner. Upstairs in the gallery, there is a special invitational show of exceptional student paintings from Fine […]

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