Art Works Gallery’s world traveling local artists

“LOCAL ART BY LOCAL ARTISTS” IS THE MOTTO for Art Works Gallery in downtown Grass Valley. Artwork in the gallery regularly features the scenic foothills and mountains that surround our region, including the South Yuba River, rolling, oak-studded hills, and Lake Tahoe. But many of the over 30 juried visual artists that belong to Art […]

Art Works Gallery: winning regional honors for its local artwork

ARTWORK IS MORE WIDELY available than ever, revealing new and up-and-coming talent. Arts education also is on the rise. The California Arts Council, which celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2016 (see box), is investing millions of dollars in communities across California, including our region. Nevada County is a growing arts hub: It has more artists […]

“888” Art Show at SummerThyme’s in May

Eight artists from Nevada County challenged themselves to create a single show that embodies the diversity of art in our region. The result is the “888” show at SummerThyme’s at 231 Colfax Ave. in Grass Valley: Eight artists, working in eight different mediums, showing eight small works each. Eileen Blodgett, monoprints; Deborah Bridges, encaustic; Yvon […]

Art by local artists: Art Works Gallery and Artists’ Studio in the Foothills

Art Works Gallery Five New Artists have joined Art Works Gallery, a co-op of more than 30 Nevada County artists in historic Grass Valley. Lisa Marie Kindley is a tapestry artist who paints directly on unstretched canvases, which are hung from a decorative rod. Lisa uses soft hues, layered textures and ornamental themes giving her […]

Art Works Gallery: Local art by local artists

Grass Valley includes some of the foothills’ most talented artists. Now in its fourth year, the gallery has grown to 37 juried visual artists. The artists, who live and work in Nevada County, specialize in jewelry, ceramics sculpture, furniture, wood, glass and mosaics, as well as photography, collage, watercolors, oil paintings, acrylics and drawings. Their […]

Meet the artists at Art Works Gallery in Grass Valley

Meet some of the artists at Art Works Gallery in downtown Grass Valley, which just celebrated its third anniversary. More than 35 juried artists cooperate in presenting their work in this renovated Gold Rush-era building. The work includes ceramic, glass, jewelry, painting, woodturning, furniture, fiber art, metal, mosaic, mixed media, photography and sculpture. For more […]

Artist Profile: David Wong; an Art Works Gallery artist

I’VE BEEN A PHOTOGRAPHER since I was 15 years old. But I was only engaged in the periphery while I worked in jobs such as video production, filming Intel Corp.’s founders and Vice President Joe Biden, among others. A few years ago, I came full circle and sold my first fine-art photograph ever. I have […]

Artists’ Studio in the Foothills raises almost $2,500 for KVIE public TV

Last month the Artists’ Studio in the Foothills (ASiF) raised almost $2,500 for KVIE public television in Sacramento. Six ASiF resident artists donated paintings and fine art prints for the station’s annual live art auction and fundraiser. ASiF Owner, director, Amanda Paoletti appeared live on KVIE TV during bidding for her resident artists works, giving […]

Art Works Gallery: Nearly 2-years-old and growing

IN MAY, ART WORKS GALLERY WILL CELEBRATE its second anniversary in historic downtown Grass Valley, a sign of its ongoing success. The co-op of 35 local artists continues to grow, drawing locals as well as visitors from all over: the foothills, Truckee/Tahoe, Reno and Sacramento. The gallery, in a newly renovated 19th-century building at 113 […]