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This page is for listing links to art galleries, other art related venues, and artists, & events, in the San Joaquin Valley. If you have a link you would like to have included please contact us at life@kingsriverlife[dot]com

Check the websites of these artists and galleries to see what they may be offering online/streaming or at limited capacity indoors.

We invite you to watch our Spring Virtual Museum and Art Exhibits!
Now available on our Website, Social Media and Youtube Pages.

There are a lot of virtual things happening at the Fresno Art Museum check out their virtual tour and find more on their website.

Here are the workshops we have planned, some offered on multiple dates
between June 14 and August 6, 2021 via Zoom:

Stop-Motion Animation
Explore the Formal Elements (workshops for all ages)
Introduction to the Formal Elements of Art &?Principles of Design for 4 to 7-year-olds
Art Around Town: Fresno Inspires!
Creatures Featured
Explore the Art of the Pre-Columbian World
Color Theory: Painting & Drawing
Portraiture: Drawing
Be Inspired by Influential Women Artists
(Louise Bourgeois, Judy Chicago, Yayoi Kusama, Louise Nevelson, & Kara Walker)

Enrollment will be limited to 12 students per workshop so signup soon!

All details, supply lists, and registration available online:

In Gallery 2, Arts Visalia will have the drawings and paintings of
Jana Botkin in her exhibition titled Still Here. As a life-long
resident, Botkin uses her realism style to express her pride in Tulare
County. She continually searches out the beauty of our county in the
parts that make rural living so appealing. The exhibition will run
from March 31st through April 30th, 2021.

Seen and Unseen- Ricardo Favela Expressions of Chicano/a Art is
extended through April! The exhibition honors the life and legacy of
Chicano Artist Ricardo Favela and brings awareness to the region’s
rich cultural diversity. Raised in Dinuba, Favela started his
education at COS and later transferred to Sacramento State College.
Favela’s commitment to the community and education guided him to
help found the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF). This led to his
engagement with the United Farm Workers Union (UFW), the Chicano
cultural arts movement along with statewide and local civil rights and
community empowerment. This exhibition celebrates how Favela used his
artistic voice to reflect the Chicano experience. This incredibly
popular exhibition honoring the life and legacy of Ricardo Favela will
remain on display in our Main Gallery, until April 30th, 2021.

Arts Visalia is open Wed. through Sat. from noon-5:30*. We have a
limited capacity and recommend that you schedule an appointment by
calling 559-739-0905 or email artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net. If you are
unable to come to the gallery in person we have created Virtual
Gallery Tours that are available at www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours.

In May, Arts Visalia showcases the works of two out-of-state artists:
Andrew Leventis from North Carolina and Kirk Maynard from New Jersey.
The alluring hyper-realistic paintings of Andrew Leventis examine the
correlation between our food supply and our sense of well-being. Kirk
Maynard’s oil pastel self-portraits are compelling introspections on
how black bodies are perceived in America and Maynard’s personal
experiences as a black man. The exhibition will be on display from May
5th through May 28th, 2021.

Live orchids are back for The 20th Annual Orchid Sale, Arts
Visalia’s biggest fundraiser! Starting May 1st through May 8th
select from Phalaenopsis orchids while supplies last. We invite you to
join in supporting Arts Visalia with your purchase of a $25.00 orchid.

Arts Visalia is celebrating 25 years as the area’s premiere center
for the visual arts.

For questions or to schedule a visit, please call us at 559-739-0905
or email artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net. You can also follow us on facebook
and instagram or visit our website at www.artsvisalia.org for more
information, and updates.

*Open Hours and appointment times subject to change. Visit
www.artsvisalia.org for updates and changes.

Spectrum Art Gallery:
Spectrum Art Gallery
608 E. Olive Ave
Fresno, CA 93728

Spectrum Art Gallery Online Exhibition“Hope”Spectrum Art Gallery MembersSecond in a series of strictly online exhibitions, this virtual exhibition features member artworks exposed, edited, or symbolic of Hope. https://spectrumphotogallery.org/home/category/exhibitions/

Spectrum Art Gallery 40th Anniversary Print Auction & Benefit Exhibition Just Around the Corner!In honor of its 40th Anniversary and ongoing mission to support photographic art and education in the greater Central Valley, Spectrum Art Gallery has been the grateful recipient of magnificent contributions by world renowned and regional photographic artists. In addition, philanthropic donors have contributed works by prominent artists who are no longer with us. Their legacy will continue to reach all of us through your generous donations, which are featured in this online catalog including the Edward Weston 50th Anniversary Portfolio offered in our Auction 2021.This online gallery of 2021 Auction prints has been posted for your viewing pleasure until the announcement of the final Auction format.

Check out all of their events on their website

Art Related Links:
1. Visalia Arts Consortium Calendar
2. Fresno Arts Council Event calendar
3. Tulare Historical Museum
4. Sanger Art Hop
5. Local Artist Aileen Imperatrice
6. Sanger Art Station
7. Arts Visalia
8. Fresno Art Museum
9. College of the Sequoias Art Gallery
10. Spectrum Art Gallery in Fresno
11. 1821 Gallery & Studio-Fresno
12. Echo Gallery Fresno
13. Fig Tree Gallery – Fresno
14. M Street Arts – Fresno
15. Art Space Gallery – Fresno City College
16. Phebe Conley Art Gallery – Fresno
17. Fresno Arts Council
18. Arte Americas – Fresno
19. K-Jewel Gallery – Fresno
20. Aileen Imperatrice – local artist


The ArtHop™ program is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 50 art venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries, work studios, retail outlets, and public spaces that art patrons can visit on the first and third Thursday of each month.

Please support our downtown and Tower venues; come by and meet local artists and enjoy their artwork, receptions, beverages, and music.

Current info on the latest Art Hop can be found on the Fresno Arts Council website.

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