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2011 Show Schedule – Main Street Gallery

We are into our third month of the new Main Street Gallery. We are a group of ten women artists who early in 2011 took on a major commitment to save this beautiful gallery, which was due to close. (See the archives of this Main Street Gallery page (Sept) for the article by Shannon Rooney on our origins.) Our all-volunteer board of directors manages every aspect of the gallery operations. Our first three months have been amazingly successful on all counts. We’ve had raves on our outstanding shows (you can see some photos below), we’ve gained new members, and we’ve had a successful sales picture. Our refurbished gallery and upgraded display areas showcase our artisans’ beautiful jewelry, marquetry, glass, ceramic, and fabric art. We are committed to quality and affordable art and crafts. Our show schedule for 2011 is below, along with photos from our July, August, and September shows. Prints and cards from these shows are still available for sale in the gallery.

July  2011

Nationally acclaimed pastel artist Roby Baer, with amazingly photorealistic paintings of animals

People arrive at July Cruise night to marvel at nationally renowned pastel artist Roby Baer’s exquisite paintings.

 

August 2011

Nationally renowned Bay Area artist Ry Smith, stunning iconic images in oil and acrylic

Nationally renowned acrylic and oil artist Ry Smith, with his wife Susie and gallery director Karen Hammer at the August opening.

 

September 2011

Three Humboldt County artists: Internationally famous wire sculpture artist Elizabeth Berrien (the “godmother of wire sculpture.”)
Numinescent  and evocative interiors, often with wonderful dog guardians, by Regina Case. Bold and free oils by Rachel Schlueter.

Internationally famous wire sculpture artist Elizabeth Berrien, with her Three Graces, at the September Cruise reception. Also gracing the show were the beautiful paintings of Regina Case and Rachel Schlueter.

 

October 2011
(reception for artists Oct. 1, 5-8 pm)

Nationally known acrylic artist, Gloria Trinidad (lately moved from the Bay Area to Redding) whose presents succinct and compelling landscapes in oil and acrylic. With Sharon McElvie, accomplished Redding watercolorist, whose full sheet paintings of Redding’s bridges were extremely popular with viewers.

 

November 2011
(reception for artists Nov. 5, 5-8 pm)

“Fall Colors” is the theme of this group showing of beautiful work by Trinity County artists Kim Burditt, Maria Cargill, Terri Hazeleur, and Ann Jordan

November 25, 2011
(galleries and shops open 5-9 pm)

Gift Show begins in back gallery, as part of Weaverville’s Mountain Magic Christmas event.

December 2011
(reception for artists Dec. 3, 5-8 pm)

Invitational group show. Theme: “Winter”

Gift Show continues throughout December.

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