Thursday, March 11, 2004
art openings | events
Center for Photographic Art Frames of Reference, a group show of new works by the 13 Bay Area photographers of PhotoAlliance. Reception: 3/12, 6-8pm. Sunset Center, San Carlos at 9th, Carmel. 625-5181. Ends 4/23.
Concepts Gallery New jewelry by Christine Lerone. Exhibition: 3/13, noon-6pm. Ocean at San Carlos, Carmel. 624-0661.
National Steinbeck Center Images of California Agriculture, a juried exhibition of 42 paintings, photographs and drawings that represent the land and workers of the Central Valley (see story p. 44). Reception and awards ceremony: 3/12, 5-7pm. 1 Main St., Salinas. 775-4721. Ends 5/30.
Nepenthe Restaurant Mosaic artist Russell Brough holds a reception to raise funds for the Big Sur Arts Initiative. Reception: 3/17, 5-6:30pm. 667-2345.
Pajaro Valley Arts Council Guatemala, Land of Eternal Spring, a group show by local and Guatemalan Mayan artists. Reception: 3/14, 2-5pm. 37 Sudden St., Watsonville. 722-3062. Ends 5/1.
Seaside City Hall Youth Art Competition 2004, works by local middle school and high school students. Reception and awards ceremony: 3/12, 7-8:30pm. Avery Gallery, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6800. Ends 3/25.
Art House Sojourns in Oil, figurative and street scenes from around the world by Charlotte Mahood. 226 17th St., Pacific Grove. 373-8888. Ends 3/15.
Artists Equity Artists Equity holds its first members’ public art exhibit in two years, with more than 38 artists displaying 65 different works. Marjorie Evans Gallery, Sunset Center, San Carlos at 8th, Carmel. 620-2040. Ends 3/30.
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.
Blackstone Gallery Local photographers Martha Casanave and Ryuijie exhibit their work. 800 S. Alta St. (Highway 101, exit Gloria Road), Gonzales, 675-2481. Ends 3/27.
Borders Books Native Visions, mixed media works of Southwest and Native American imagery by Becky Olvera Schultz. Edgewater Center, 2080 California Ave., Sand City. 688-0694. Ends 3/31.
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts Thinking Out Loud: 15th annual high school art exhibit. Artwork in all media from county high-school students. Guadalupe at 4th, Carmel. 624-7491. Ends 3/26.
Carmel Art Association Connections. A group sculpture show in bronze, steel, stone and mixed media, dedicated to the memory of CAA member Wah Ming Chang. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 624-6176. Ends 4/7.
Fingerhut Gallery Old Master etchings and engravings. San Carlos between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 625-1811.
Galerie Plein Aire Barns and Back Roads, paintings of Monterey Peninsula barns by the Informalists. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 625-5686. Ends 3/13.
Harrison Memorial Library Watercolors by early 20th-century Carmel artist/Bohemian Ida Johnson. Park Branch, Mission at 6th, Carmel. 624-1615. Ends 3/14.
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.
Lisa Coscino Gallery The Object of My Obsession, a group show where artists display work inspired by their personal obsessions. Also New Works in Tin by Seattle artist Bill Herberholtz, aka “The Tin Man.” 216 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 646-1939. Ends 4/20.
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 3/31.
Monterey Airport Gallery Made By Hand: Tools of the Trade 1850-1950. More than 300 antique hand tools from the collection of Jody Armstrong Stebben and Maury Cooper pay homage to early artisans. Airport Boulevard, Monterey. Ends 3/30.
Monterey Conference Center Journey to the Center of the Heart, paintings by the late Susanna Biondo. Alvarado Gallery, 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. 646-3991. Ends 4/18.
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 photographer 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.
Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation The Form of Passion, works by member artists. 425 Cannery Row, Monterey. 655-1267. Ends 4/2.
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 Studio Artists of the Pacific Grove Art Center, works by 15 resident studio artists in a variety of media. Also Painterly Yours, watercolors by Sunee Jines; and A Study in Diversity, sculpture by Sharyn Lewis. 568 Lighthouse, Pacific Grove. 375-2208. Ends 4/8.
Paul Wilson Sculpture Gallery Sculpture in Harmony With Nature, works in wood by Paul Wilson. Robinson Canyon Road at Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. 625-3112.
Perry Downer Historic Costume Gallery 1930s—The Glamour Decade, costumes from the 1930s including a dress reportedly worn by Hollywood star Carole Lombard. 201 Van Buren St., Monterey. Limited hours. 372-2608, ext. 11. Ends 5/22.
Richard MacDonald Gallery Recent and retrospective works by sculptor Richard MacDonald. San Carlos and 5th, Carmel. 624-8200.
Sally Griffin Senior Center Watercolor and Other Media, works by Noelle Nichols. 700 Jewell Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-4454. Ends 3/31.
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 Monotypes by Deborah Carlson, mixed media abstracts by David Stephens, bronze figures by Carol Gold. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 626-0800.
Sirens This local art collective features the paintings of Lauryn Taylor and Ali Miner. San Carlos between Ocean and 7th, Carmel. 624-1161.
Sofanya’s Art Gallery Paintings, sculpture, photography and jewelry by local artists, and Essence portraits by Sofanya. Fernwood Resort, Highway 1, Big Sur. firstname.lastname@example.org. 667-2130.
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.
Valley Art Gallery Annual juried show by members of the Salinas Valley Art Association. 218 Main St., Oldtown Salinas. 422-4162. Ends 3/27.