Thursday, October 28, 2004
| art openings | events |
Hartnell College Gallery Bailando con la Muerte. Day of the Dead exhibit and celebration. Colorful paintings and escenas, the oversize papier maché sculptures depicting skeletal people garbed for a day riding horseback, getting married, playing in a mariachi band, dancing, etc. The evening of All Souls Day, 11/2, the gallery becomes a lively party venue, with live music and folkloric dance performances, bilingual poetry readings, and even a Frida Kahlo lookalike contest. 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. 758-9126 or www.artistasunidos.org.
Changing Seasons Carmel’s most comprehensive art, food and wine event. “Passports” provide entry into 20 of Carmel’s finest art galleries, which will be serving fine wine and food from local vintners and restaurants. $25. 10/29-10/31. 624-9035 or www.carmelchangingseasons.com.
Gallery at Four One Seven Work by Jane Bradford, Charlsie Kelly, Beverly Schmidt, Kathy Sharpe, Barbara Svetlik and Debbie Tucker. Reception: 6-8pm, 10/29. 417 Cannery Row, Monterey. 645-9923. Ends 12/6.
Karthia and Elkhorn Studios 7 Artists. Gail Gerring, Elizabeth Haughton, Ellen Lesnick, Mark Lesnick, Barbara Miller, Michael Tsouris, Carolyn Van Housen. Reception: noon-6pm, 10/30. 8048 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing. 422-2722 or 632-0252.
Pacific Grove Art Center An Alchemy of Place, California Central Coast landscape paintings by M.R. McDonald; Ticketless Travel, collages by Marybeth Rinehart; and Two Sides of the County: Paintings of the Coast, the Valley and the People of Monterey County, by Sally Smith. Plus, The Patrons’ Show opening. Live music by Marc Rush. Reception: 7-9pm, 10/29. 568 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-2208. Ends 12/10.
Phillips Gallery of Fine Art Harold Hitchcock. Reception: 4-7pm, 10/29. Jack Storms. Reception: 4-7pm, 10/30. 1 Ocean Ave., Carmel. 626-1617. Ends 10/28.
Photography West Gallery Yearning for Redemption. A Roman Loranc Photography Exhibition. New images from Loranc’s recent trip to Europe as well as the lyrical and haunting photographs of the California Central Valley’s vanishing wetlands and rural farmland. Reception: 4-6pm, 10/30. Dolores between Ocean and 7th, Carmel. 625-1587. Ends 11/30.
Zantman Art Galleries New works by Lucio Sollazzi. Reception: 4-7pm, 10/30. 6th and Mission, Carmel. 624-8314.
| ongoing exhibits |
Alvarado Gallery Works from the private collection of Louisa de Haven. Artists include Armin Hansen, George Innes, Giovanni Piazzoni, Arthur Matthews, William Keith, E. Charlton Fortune and many more. Monterey Conference Center, One Portola Plaza, Monterey. 646-3991. Ends 11/8.
The Art House Studio-Gallery New work from Charles Prentiss, Peggy Olsen, Susan Jenkins, Pilar Marien, Yvonne Gorman, and others. 226 17th St., Pacific Grove. 373-8888.
Artist Loft Co-op October Show. Central Coast Art Association members share space at the gallery, exhibiting their work by a lottery draw held each month. 700 Cannery Row, Suite RR, Monterey. 655-2222. Ends 10/31.
Avery Gallery Adult Competitive Show. Juried work in three categories: Portraits and Animal Art, Still Life and Landscape, and Experimental. Reception: 7-8:30pm, 11/12. Seaside City Hall, 440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside. 899-6811. Ends 11/26.
Back Porch Fabrics Texture and Color: Quilts by Holly Casey. 157 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-4453.
Bookbuyers Toward An Alchemy of Place. Local landscapes in oil by Michael McDonald. Also mixed media works by Tatyana Apraksina. 600 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 375-4208.
Carmel Art Association New shows by Keith Lindberg, Reed Farrington and Jan Wagstaff. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 624-6176 or www.carmelart.org.
The Carmel Foundation An exhibit of work by The Carmel Foundation’s Photographic Workshop. SE Corner of 8th and Lincoln, Carmel. 624-1588 ext.16.
Center for Photographic Art 14th Annual Center for Photographic Art Awards. Sunset Cultural Center, Suite 1, San Carlos and 9th, Carmel. 625-5181. Ends 11/19.
Chapman Gallery Night and Day. Two man exhibit of new works by Keith Lindberg and Reed Farrington. 7th between San Carlos and Mission, Carmel. 626-1766 or www.chapmangallery.com. Ends 12/30.
Coastal Impressions 150 framed and unframed oil and acrylic plein-aire paintings that capture the essence of California’s Central Coast. 2014 Sunset Dr., Pacific Grove. 277-5445.
Democratic Headquarters Mural Project. A large, lively mural by local high school students expressing anguish over the war in Iraq, their enthusiasm for the Kerry-Edwards ticket, and their dreams for the future. 524 North Fremont St., Monterey. 655-3121.
Eric’s Showroom and Gallery Fascination: Woman. Original, abstract, surreal works by Eric J. Sheele. Hampton Court on 7th, between Dolores and San Carlos, Carmel. 620-1585.
The Gallery at Blackstone Image Within An Image: Point Lobos. Recent work by Roger Fremier photographed between June and August 2004. 800 S. Alta St., Gonzales. 755-6792. Ends 11/19.
Gallery North Scenes of Tranquility. New contemporary works by Barbara Kreitman and Mary-Liz Houseman. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 620-1987.
Hacienda Carmel Choreography of the Brush: New Work in Traditional Sumi Ink. Carmel Valley Road at Via Mallorca. 624-8261.
Hauk Fine Arts Early and contemporary California art. Belle Yang, Armin Hansen, Percy Gray, Pam Carroll, Judith Deim, M. DeNeal Morgan, Edgar Payne, and others. 206 Fountain Ave., Pacific Grove. 373-6007.
Hawthorne Gallery Paintings and sculptures by Gregory Hawthorne and family, as well as others. Opposite Nepenthe Restaurant on Highway 1, Big Sur. 667-3200 or www.hawthornegallery.com.
Lauryn Taylor Fine Art (formerly Sirens) 12 Contemporary California Artists: Vicki Arrowood, Helga Browne-Scarlett, Fred Carvell, Nancy Eckels, Diana Flak, Judith Hale, Mary Hill, DP McBee, Ali Miner, Sally Russell, Lauryn Taylor, Marlene Weinstein. San Carlos between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 624-1161.
The Lewis Gallery The work of painter Michael Dvortcsak and local sculptor Gustavo Torres. Masters of color, form and texture. NW corner of Dolores and 6th, Carmel. 625-3820 or www.thelewisgallery.com.
Lisa Coscino Gallery Skyscapes by Patricia Prescott in the Main Gallery; Pan in Arcadia by David Molesky in the Mid Gallery. 216 Grand Avenue, Pacific Grove. 646-1939. Ends 11/27.
Lisa’s Studio and Sketches Collection Oils and watercolors by Lisa Bryan. Specializing in wine country and Mediterranean landscapes. Court of the Fountains, Mission at 7th, Carmel. 626-5435
Masaoka Design Gallery The Studio Artists’ Exhibition: work by Alan Masaoka, Ellen Henrici, Nick Leonoff, Jennifer Horning, Benjamin Horning, Somer Harrold and Charlie Abildgaard. 13766 Center St., Carmel Valley Village. 659-4953. Ends 11/1.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Los Ojos del Mar. Lisa Coscino curates this exhibition of artwork by Contemporary Latino Artists living and working in the state of California as a part of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Celebration. Main Floor of the Aquarium. 646-1939. Ends 01/02/05.
Monterey History and Art Association Tales of Two Adobes: Keepsakes of 200 Years, a multi-dimensional exhibit of Monterey’s oldest pair of adobes and the families who lived there. Stanton Center/Maritime Museum, 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. 429-1964, ext. 22. Ends 10/31.
Monterey Museum of Art Geography of Memory: Works on Paper by Roger Shimomura, ends 1/2/05. San Francisco and the Second Wave: The Blair Collection of Bay Area Abstract Expressionism, ends 11/7. 559 Pacific St., Monterey. 372-5477.
Monterey Museum of Art/La Mirada Restless Seas: Works by Armin Hansen; Body of Work: including works by Man Ray, Rufino Tamayo and Georges Rouault; The Art and Craft of Japanese Packaging; and bronzes by Montana sculptor Charles Russell. 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. 372-3689.
Monterey Peninsula Art Foundation Gallery Co-op gallery featuring 30 local artists who work in watercolor, oil, ceramics, mixed media, acrylics and paper cutting. 425 Cannery Row, Monterey. 655-1267.
Morgan’s Coffee & Tea Local photographer Steve Zmak exhibits black and white photos of the Central California Coast. 498 Washington, Monterey. 883-4459.
MPC Art Gallery Form and Decay: The Work of Shelley Gardner and Howard Steinberg. Monterey Peninsula College. 646-3060. Ends 11/4.
National Steinbeck Center From the Sierra to the Sea: The California Landscapes of Chiura Obata, Japanese-American painter. 1 Main St., Salinas. 775-4725. Ends 11/7.
Nido Gallery and Fine Home Furnishings Recycled Art Show featuring Gaza Bowen, Ed Leeper, Noëlle Knutsen, Ray Magsalay and other local artists. Hours: 11am-5pm. 7951 Moss Landing Rd., Moss Landing. 632-3801. Ends 10/23.
Oliver, Elliott and Sebastian Fine Art Toward a New Language—Modern Masters of the Twentieth Century. The graphic works of Matisse, Picasso, Chagall, Miró and Dali are presented in a new exhibition. Southeast Corner of Ocean Avenue at San Carlos Street, Carmel. 626-0178. Ends 10/30.
The Outer Edge Studio First Monterey locals’ show with artwork by Mark Jones, Robert (RB) Morris III, Dabo, Khambrel Green, Khalid Hussein and Munktiki. 146 Bonifacio Place, downtown Monterey. 655-2788. Ends 11/2.
The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History Portraits of the Great Apes by Robert Cooper. 165 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5716 or www.pgmuseum.org. Ends 1/8/05.
Park Gallery Lindsay Frei exhibits her modern still life paintings. Mission between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 625-0182 or www.parkgallery.com.
The Parkside Gallery The works of scratchboard engraver Alderson Magee. Dolores between Ocean and 7th, Carmel. 625-5565.
Phoenix Shop at Nepenthe Work by featured artists Dante Rondo, Kaffe Fassett, Erin Gafill, Celia Sanborn, Heidi Hybl, Susan Dorf, Rae Simmons, Chi Birmingham and Holly Fassett. Highway 1, Big Sur. Ends 12/14.
Portnoy Galleries John Traynor: An Exhibition of New Oil Paintings. Sixth Avenue between Dolores and San Carlos, Carmel. 624-1155.
Richard MacDonald Fine Art Original drawings, rare paintings and sculptures by Richard MacDonald. San Carlos between 5th and 6th, Carmel; and Pebble Beach at The Lodge. 624-8200.
Robert Lewis Gallery On-location oil landscapes by Robert Lewis. 201 1/2 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 333-9046.
Sand City Council Chambers Central Coast Impressions. A new exhibit of paintings by Erin Gafill. 1 Sylvan Park, Sand City. 394-3054. Ends 12/1.
Sasoontsi Gallery Kevork Mourad: Landscapes and Cityscapes, California to New York. Lincoln Street at Central Avenue, Salinas. 751-1777.
Sally Griffin Senior Center An exhibit of paintings by Helga Browne-Scarlett. 700 Jewell Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5730. Ends 10/31.
Savage Stephens Contemporary Art Works David Stephens: figurative etchings and paintings, mixed media abstracts. Arlie Regier: stainless steel sculpture. David Kuraoka: bronze vessels and urns. Dolores between 5th and 6th, Carmel. 626-0800.
Simon Bull Gallery Watercolors by Kathy Sharpe. 3728 The Barnyard, Carmel. 625-8600.
Slautterback Chapman Fine Arts Paintings and mixed media art of Carol Chapman and Fred Slautterback. 652 Redwood, Sand City. 394-5170.
Studio One-Big Sur Holly Fassett: New Works. #12 The Village Shops, Big Sur. 667-2066 or www.bigsurarts.com. By appt through 12/31.
Sweet Elena’s Bakery & Café Mostly Florals: an exhibit by Johnny Apodaca. 465 D Olympia Ave., Sand City. 393-2063.
The Trajan Gallery Recent Paintings by Alejandro Rivera. Ingeniously complex allegories for contemporary times by the renowned Mexican artist. SE corner of Ocean and San Carlos, Carmel. 625-4388. Ends 10/31.
Valley Art Gallery A Brush With The Holidays. A multimedia show by all gallery members. 218 Main St., Salinas. 422-4162. Ends 12/31.
Winfield Gallery Jack Zajac: Figurative Works from the Fifties and Sixties. Dolores between Ocean and 7th, Carmel. 624-3369. Ends 11/10.