ART GALLERIES/ARTISTS IN THE VALLEY

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 click here to contact us.

Art Related Links:
1. Visalia Arts Consortium
2. Fresno Arts Council
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. Spectrum Art Gallery in Fresno
10. 1821 Gallery & Studio-Fresno
11. Fig Tree Gallery – Fresno
12. M Street Arts – Fresno
13. Arte Americas – Fresno
14. K-Jewel Gallery – Fresno

Arthop

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.

Jeffrey D. Nicholas Exhibit to premier August 4, 2022 at Spectrum Art Gallery

Spectrum Art Gallery will host a memorial retrospective exhibit of a selection of  Jeffery D. Nicholas’ work premiering August 4, 2022 with a reception from 5-8pm and showings available during gallery hours Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Jeff Nicholas is an award winning photographer early influenced by Edward Weston and Ansel Adams and later influenced by expressionist’s Milton Avery and Mark Rothko.

It was his wish that all sales benefit Spectrum Art Gallery’s non profit mission to serve the community.

About Spectrum Art Gallery

Spectrum Art Gallery is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. Its mission is to advance photography as an art form through exhibitions and education. They aim to foster support for creatives by providing resources and exhibition space for working artists and students.

For more information about Spectrum Art Gallery, please visit spectrumphotogallery.org or contact Nicole Lassen at (559) 348-8357.

West Fresno Center Monumental Moments

Join artist Teresa Flores as she leads two upcoming community engagement events where all are invited to share stories related to West Fresno. Print photos, record stories and write or draw your favorite places, people, businesses, memories, and visions for the future of your neighborhood! These “monumental moments” will help inspire the art that will adorn the Fresno City College West Fresno Center’s new fountain.

Friday August 26, 4-6PM at BBQ Bob – Participate in the story and memory sharing through our recording booth, photo sharing, and drawing and writing stations. Participants receive a BBQ meal!

Address: BBQ Bob, 409 Fresno St, Fresno CA 93706. (Corner of Jones Ave and Fresno St.)

Tuesday, September 13, 11AM–2PM at FCC Art Space Gallery – Drop-in workshop at Art Space Gallery where FCC students, faculty and staff with a connection to West Fresno can gather to write, draw and speak their stories and visions to inform the water feature’s artwork. Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: Fresno City College, Art Space Gallery (AH101), The Art Space Gallery is located in the Art and Home Economics building, next to the main fountain.Campus Map: https://maps.fresnocitycollege.edu/?id=1886#!s/Art%20Space%20Gallery?ct/50791RSVP’s are encouraged through Eventbrite.

These events are a partnership between artist Teresa Flores, State Center Community College District, Fresno City College, FCC’s Art Space Gallery, and community partners BBQ Bob, Fresno Housing Authority’s Dignity Team, California Avenue Neighborhood (CAN), Transforming Climate Communities (TCC), and Community Media Access Cooperative (CMAC).

Teresa Flores is a graduate of Fresno City College and Fresno State and holds a Social Practice MFA from Otis College of Art and Design which she uses to work with communities to build visibility through art, imagine a better world and encourage creative action for joy and survival.

If you have any questions, please contact Teresa Flores at artista@teresafloresstudio.com or West Fresno Center Project Manager Danielle Rawers at Danielle@ridgerunnereng.com.

About the West Fresno Center: The Fresno City College West Fresno Center is located at the southeast corner of Church and Walnut avenues. It will house a 110,000 square foot state-of-the-art academic and career technical satellite facility providing much needed access to the community’s diverse educational opportunities. Construction is expected to be completed in Spring 2023 with the first classes starting in Fall 2023.

The artwork that is created in the Central Valley is as diverse and varied as its landscape and residents. Art in The Valley, a juried community art exhibition featuring the artworks about or from the Central Valley are on display at Arts Visalia from through September 30th. The exhibition features 80 artworks from over 35 artists from throughout the Central Valley. Join us for the opening reception on September 2nd from 5:30-7:30 pm where the winners of the cash prize awards will be announced.

This fall young artists will explore the history of art from ancient times to the present. Each month takes a step through time by focusing on projects, prompts, and skill building activities while children learn about and experience the lives of artists through the ages.

Enrollment is open for all children ages 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, and 14-17 until classes are full.

Scholarships are available.

Learn more on their website: http://www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours/

Here’s your opportunity to get an original work of art at a great price, all while helping out your local museum! This will make the perfect holiday gift!! Contact us at 559-686-2074 or info@tularehistoricalmuseum.org with any questions.

It’s that time of year—the 19th Annual Sierra Art Trails.

Plan to come visit my Black Oak Art Studio in Mariposa, Site 56, say hello and view my art.

Once again, I will host the event for two weekends, each three days long.

Fri,  Sept. 30th and  Sat, Sun,  Oct. 1 & 2 . The following weekend, Oct. 7, 8 & 9. Hours are10:00pm-5:00pm

I’m showing my collection of Yosemite paintings, many done in oil with palette knife,

as well as landscapes, woodland animals, and florals.

I work in multiple mediums, including watercolor, acrylic, and ink drawings.

Often, I paint children and fantasy in whimsical themes.

The Sierra Art Trails catalog is available at select retail locations or order by phone at 559-658-8844

or on line at www.sierraarttrails.org

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