Thursday, February 12, 2004
art openings events
Lisa Coscino Gallery The Object of My Obsession, a group show where artists displays work inspired by their personal obsessions. Also New Tin Work by Seattle artist Bill Herberholtz, aka “The Tin Man.” Reception: 2/13, 6-8pm. 216 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 646-1939. Ends 4/20.
Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation The Form of Passion, works by member artists. Reception: 2/14, 1-4pm. 425 Cannery Row, Monterey. 655-1267. Ends 4/2.
Paul Wilson Sculpture Gallery Sculpture in Harmony With Nature, works in wood by Paul Wilson. 10th Anniversary Open House: 2/14-15, 10am-5pm, 15 percent of purchases donated to Carmel USD for student art enrichment. Robinson Canyon Road at Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. 625-3112.
Third Thursday CenterFor sponsors this month’s after-work reception at the Monterey Museum of Art’s 559 Pacific Avenue location, Thursday from 5-7pm. 372-5477.
“Whale of an Art Show” Eighty craftspeople and artists sell their works in this annual outdoor art show: photography, paintings, handmade clothing, jewelry, glass, wood, garden decor. Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Custom House Plaza, Monterey. 625-0931.
Art House Sojourns in Oil, figurative and street scenes from around the world by Charlotte Mahood. 226 17th St., Pacific Grove. 373-8888.
Beat Museum LA ’76. Lawrence Robbin’s photographs of Charles Bukowski and other notables of LA’s art scene circa 1976. 211 W. Franklin St., Monterey. 372-4911. Ends 3/31.
Carl Cherry Center Sparks Fly Upward: Big Sur Artists 1950-1990. Thirty paintings, prints and sculptures by 11 artists who lived and worked in Big Sur over 40 years, including Henry Miller, George Choley, Emil White and Gordon Newell. Guadalupe at 4th, Carmel. 624-7491. Ends 2/20.
Carmel Art Association Self Portraits, CAA members depict themselves in various media in the Beardsley Room. Also, this month’s Gallery Showcase features paintings by Robert Reynolds Hewitt and Jan Wagstaff. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 624-6176. Ends 3/3.
Center for Photographic Art A Time and Place Before War: Images and Reflections From a West African Town. Photographs from Sierrra Leone by Michael Katakis. Sunset Center, San Carlos at 8th, Carmel. 625-5181. Ends 2/27.
Cleverheads Gallery Watercolors by Charlsie Kelly. 500 Polk St., Monterey. 655-3565.
Hartnell College Gallery Masters of the Sea, an exhibition of seascapes and marine paintings from the 17th to the 21st centuries, drawn from local collections. Visual Arts Building, 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. 755-6791. Ends 3/11.
Highlands Inn Manifestations of the Mind’s Eye. Photographs by Kerik Kouklis and Ryuijie, in conjunction with the Ansel Adams Gallery. 120 Highlands Dr., Carmel. 375-7215. Ends 3/14.
Maritime Museum From the Studio: Jo Mora. Never-before-seen artifacts and furniture from the studio of multi-talented early California artist Joseph “Jo” Mora, plus some of his artwork, is shown in partnership with a National Steinbeck Center Mora exhibit. 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. 372-2608. Ends 2/29.
Monterey Museum of Art Civic Center Remaking Tradition: Contemporary Art Quilts; more than 40 pieces by 25 quilters living in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties. Also, The Influence of Color, recent digital color printing by long-time area photography Al Weber. Both end 4/24. Long-term exhibits: California Photography: The Monterey Legacy, photographs from the museum’s collection of major Central Coast photographers; paintings by William Ritschel; Jules Tavernier paintings from the collection of Betty Hoag McGlynn; Just for Fun, toys and dolls from around the world. 559 Pacific St., Monterey. 372-5477.
Monterey Museum of Art La Mirada Long-running exhibits: Restless Seas: Works by Armin Hansen; Body of Work: Figurative Paintings, Drawings and Prints, portraits, nudes and figure studies from the museum’s collection, including Man Ray, Rufino Tamayo and Georges Rouault; The Art and Craft of Japanese Packaging; and bronzes by Old West sculptor Charles Russell. 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. 372-5477.
MPC Art Gallery Three Women, Three Directions in Mixed Media, works by Donise English, Susan Field and Amy Newell (see story p. 44). Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-3060. Ends 3/4.
National Steinbeck Center Jo Mora: From Pencil to Publication. Early California artist/author Jo Mora’s rare drawings and manuscripts show a glimpse of his creative process. 1 Main St., Salinas. 796-3833. Ends 2/29.
Nido Gallery Nature in Abstraction, works by nine local artists. 7951 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing. 632-3801. Ends 5/1.
Pacific Grove Art Center Monterey Nights, the paintings of Andrew Jackson in the Main Gallery; also Introspect, paintings by Felicia Wellisch; Earth’s Body: The Interpretive Landscape, photographs by Jahnavi Lisa Barnes; and Laura Williams: Impressions Of My World, plein air paintings. 568 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-2208. Ends 2/19.
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History Pat Antonio: Celebration of a Fossil Collector. Pacific Grove resident Pat Antonio exhibits her collection. 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5716. Ends 3/7.
Sasoontsi Gallery Monterey Bay Portraits. Oil paintings by Santa Cruz artist Michele Giulvezan-Tanner. 40 Central Ave., Salinas. 751-1777. Ends 4/8.
Savage Stephens Contemporary Art Bronze patinaed urns and vessels by David Kuraoka, mixed media and textural figurative paintings by David Stephens, dancing bronze figures by Carol Gold. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 626-0800.
Seaside City Hall Local artists Germaine Hatcher, Khambrel Green, Sandra Gray, Jody Gulley and Kevin Garnett celebrate Black History Month. Avery Gallery, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6800. Ends 2/26.
Steven Whyte Sculpture Studios Figures in bronze, portrait busts by Steven Whyte in his working studio/gallery. 700 Cannery Row, suite II, Monterey. 373-5127.
Winfield Gallery Eclectic collection of art by locals and international artists. Dolores between Ocean and 7th, Carmel. 624-3369.