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 […]

Painting by local artist Roseanne Burke selected for display in State Capitol

Local artist Roseanne Burke recently received great news about her painting, “Hirshman’s Pond.” It was selected to represent Nevada County/Senate District 1 and will be proudly displayed in one of the Senate meeting rooms in the Capitol. The California State Senate’s Contemporary Art Collection program began in 1997, and it recognizes and celebrates contemporary art […]

Art Works Gallery hosts community-wide art project through July 16

Art Works Gallery, located at 113 Mill Street in Grass Valley, is excited to announce that it is five years old. Art Works has enjoyed great community support during its time in business and to celebrate its 5-year anniversary and to give back to the community, the Gallery has created a “Block Party” to partner […]

“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 […]