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Curry, Del Norte County Art Scene


"Up, Up and Away" by Catherine Balck is one of a collection of Balck's photographs that will be displayed at the CEC terminal starting Friday.

Art notes for Aug. 7-Aug. 14 courtesy of the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness:

Curry County

Second Saturday Art Walk
The 16th season of the Second Saturday Art Walk in Brookings continues from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Saturday. Many galleries and shops in downtown Brookings as well as the Chetco Public Library will host live music, art demonstrations, and more with refreshments.

Brian Scott Gallery
Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave in Brookings, is featuring the wood sculptures, agate boxes, and acrylic works of Brian Gibbons for the month of August. Alongside this work, the Gallery showcases more than 25 artists. The Gallery invites you to network while enjoying coffee, tea, and an ocean view on their patio in the Snug Studio for Brown Bag Thursdays from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each week; tomorrow’s music will be provided by Matt Stump. The patio is always open with the Gallery, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Join them for Art Walk on Saturday with music by Robert Kosslyn as well as refreshments. Artistic License will take place from 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 23 with four artists of different genres who will give presentations of their work. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

Fog and Fine Art Gallery
Located in Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery will feature the art of recently passed Jay Mosby for the month of August. Jay was a well-loved local watercolorist who could be seen at all the local art events painting free portraits. His claim to fame was being an illustrator for Disney. They display many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The Gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The Gallery is open from 10:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists, call 541-469-7900 or visit them on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming.

Manley Art Center and Gallery
The Manley Art Center and Gallery at 433 Oak St in Brookings is featuring the show “Forgeries for Sale” through September 7. The Gallery is open 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Children of all ages are invited to the Center on Saturdays to see work created by member artists and to work in the classroom. For more information, call 541-469-1807 or visit www.pelicanbayartassociation.org.


Del Norte County
 DNACA’s 37th Performance Series Pre-Sale Season Tickets
This is the last week to purchase Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ pre-sale season tickets before its 2019-20 season lineup is announced on Monday. Pre-sale season tickets provide not only a discount to the five individual performances, but also to regular season tickets. Concerts this season will be on Saturday, September 21; Saturday, November 16; Friday, February 21; Friday, April 3; and Saturday, May 9. All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. and take place at Crescent Elk Auditorium at 994 G St in Crescent City. Just like regular season tickets, pre-sale season tickets are transferable and replaceable if lost. They are available in Crescent City at Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St and in Brookings at Wright’s Custom Framing at 810 Chetco Ave. General pre-sale season tickets are $65, Senior (65+) are $50, Student (K-College, Full-Time) are $40, and Group (4 people total) are $150. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or dnaca_cc@icloud.com.

Art in Public Places
Tomorrow is the last day to view the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Superior Court at 450 H St in Crescent City titled “Around Here,” a collection of oil paintings by Julie Smiley. Beginning Friday, the exhibit will be “Art by Veterans II,” a collection of artwork created in DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program; this exhibit will be available for viewing through September 26. The courthouse is open from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. Tomorrow is also the last day to view DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the mezzanine of the CEC terminal at 1650 Dale Rupert Rd titled “Watercolor,” a collection of paintings by David Howell. Beginning Friday, the exhibit will be “Fly Away with Me: A Year of Travel Photography,” a collection by Catherine Balck; this exhibit will be available for viewing through November 7. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. weekdays, 6:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Saturdays, and 6:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or dnaca_cc@icloud.com.

Coast Redwoods Art Association
Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, located at 140 Marine Way, will display a collection of artwork by their Artist of the Month for August, Cathy Dean. August’s demo will be led by Arlene Krogstad in Conté pencils at noon on August 22, preceded by a potluck. Saturdays from 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the gallery include a papier maché program. Sundays from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. include a still-life drawing group. Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. offer a space and good company for artists and crafters. The Del Norte County Library at 190 Price Mall is also displaying work by member artists. The prospectus for their 15th Annual Juried Art Competition is now available with entry forms and fees due by August 24. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

California Redwoods Art Association
California Redwoods Art Association’s 2nd St Gallery, located at 1228 2nd St, will exhibit a collection from August’s Artist of the Month, Gillian Keir. The Gallery is also displaying members’ collections throughout the community, including: Sutter Coast Hospital and their Infusion Center, Vita Cucina, and Wild Rivers Community Foundation. There are always classes in varying media available with prior registration. For more information or to register, call 707-460-1414.

Gallery of Arts and Culture
The Gallery of Arts and Culture at 175 H St is featuring artists Marianne Strehler and Daniel Desmond. Strehler has been drawing since she was a child and later began painting in oils and acrylics; her self-imposed challenge is to capture the essential beauty and uniqueness of an object. Desmond has been painting in oils for over 60 years and in watercolors and acrylics for 30 years; he focuses on landscapes and seascapes. The Gallery also has watercolor paintings by Nan Marie Wineinger on display at Redwood Urgent Care at 286 M S where the public is welcome to meet the staff and enjoy the art. The Gallery is open 11:00 a.m-6:00 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. For more information, call 707-464-4745.

For the community arts calendar, go to www.dnaca.net. For inclusion, Arts Scene items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at dnaca_cc@icloud.com by Sunday afternoon. For more information, call 707-464-1336.


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