First Fridays Art Walk Ukiah, CA - August 7, from 5-8 pm

Enjoy one or all of the First Friday venues-- art, music and refreshments

ART WALK: emphasis on ART and WALK. City lots have been made available to Art Walkers from 5-8 pm. (All but the lot next to the Ukiah Brewing Company.)  Ukiah is a very walkable town.


 


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August Art Walk
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August Art Walk
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August Art Walk
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August Art Walk
Come and look.Come and look.

August Art Walk
Come and look.Come and look.

August Art Walk
Come and look.Come and look.

August Art Walk
Come and look.Come and look.

GALLERIES:

ART CENTER UKIAH

Marc Gengoux will put up a new painting and photography exhibit “Art Round The Corner” at the Corner Gallery. His modern art reflects a quest for instantaneous thoughts where the visitor is invited to let their eyes wander on the pieces until they can give them a personal sensible meaning. During First Friday he will offer the visitors a moment of creation on local musicians (Sid Bishop and Steve Hahm) live music thus giving the visitors keys to understanding his paintings.

201 S. State Street, Ukiah, 707 462-1400
www.artcenterukiah.org

 

CORNER GALLERY

Rolf Kriken is a renowned sculpture artist, and will be featured in the Veteran’s show. His “No End in Sight” Sculpture is a statement about raising the awareness of the continuing engagements we seem to keep getting involved in.

His bronze sculptures are integral parts of memorials honoring America's veterans, focusing on the men and women of the United States' armed forces.

The Veteran’s art show is also continuing into August.

The Corner Gallery is located at  201 S. State Street, Ukiah, 707 462-1400
www.artcenterukiah.org

 

UKIAH VALLEY ARTIST COOPERATIVE GALLERY

Featured watercolor artist Gerrit van Hattem has been painting since the early 1990's. He has been a member of the U.V.A.C. and the Mendocino Art Association for a number of years.

The Ukiah Valley Artists Gallery is located at 518 E. Perkins, in the Pear Tree Center.

 

GRACE HUDSON MUSEUM AND SUN HOUSE

For August 7th First Friday Grace Hudson Museum will present shakuhachi flute player Ron Nadeau, who will play to accompany the Museum's current exhibit, "Modern Twist: Contemporary Japanese Bamboo Art." The exhibit features 38 works by 17 contemporary Japanese artists exploring the innovative shapes bamboo art has taken since the mid-20th century. The Museum will be open and free to all from 5-8 pm.

The Grace Hudson Museum is located at 431 South Main, Ukiah, 707 467-2836

www.gracehudsonmuseum.org

 

PARADIGM

On First Friday ArtWalk Aug 7th we have Jody Wells and his paintings. Jody is a body artist and also does tattoos.

For summer Ladies Nights, Friday Aug 21st we have Asia Sikkila and her African wares and amazing clothing. She will also be there with her friend Vivian to educate us and demonstrate some really great DoTerra Essential Oils.

312 N. School St.

 

T.A.P.S , THE ARTS & PERFORMANCE STUDIO

TAPS will be open First Friday Aug 7 from 5-8 pm and will be presenting a Western Theme, keeping in line with the Redwood Empire Fair theme.

T.A.P.S. is located at 203 S. State Street, Ukiah.

 

CONNECT INSURANCE

Connect Insurance and Ukiah Family Coaching and Wellness are proud to host Jackie Harmon. Jackie has this to say about her art: " It’s my love and passion for classic rock that inspired me to paint iconic rock artists. I decided to paint portraits of artists who died of unnatural causes before their time. Even though they are gone they live on through their music and in a small way, through my paintings."

304 N State Street

 

BONA MARKETPLACE

August’s Friday Artwalk features Willow LaLand-Yeilding. Willow is an exquisite oil painter from Healdsburg, with an amazing way with layers, light ,colors and reflections. She has gorgeous wine related paintings to kick off our 2015 grape harvest.

Bona Marketplace, 116 W. Standley St. Ukiah 468-1113

 

MAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

Join us for a relaxing hands-on exploration of a best-selling phenomenon: Colouring books for adults. Young art enthusiasts are welcome too. Live music with Sheldon Malone and yummy treats from Mama’s CafĂ©.

105 N. Main St. Ukiah CA Contact us for more info: 463-4493

 

MANZANITA SERVICES

Manzanita and Friends features a sweet homage to the last moments of Spring with its mixed media show "June Bug". Pastels, watercolors, and upcycled art for the home.  Please come by and enjoy this show.

Located at 270 N. Pine St. located at the Methodist Church. 

 

CRAFTSMAN ESTATE & TRADING COMPANY

306 N. State St. Ukiah

 

ARTS COUNCIL OF MENDOCINO COUNTY

The Covelo Women’s Art Exhibit features the work of sixteen artists, all female residents of Covelo, ranging in age from twelve to eighty-plus. The work was selected from a slightly larger annual exhibit, now in its fourth year, of Covelo women’s artwork shown each year in Covelo at the Library Commons. This is the first time the exhibit has traveled outside of Covelo. Curated by participating artists Christiane Esparza and Jenn Procacci the exhibit includes work by Carol Borden, Leslie Cardone, Jubilee Dess, Rainbow Ganges, Donna Guzzetta, Lila James, Isabelle LeMieux and Mirabelle LeMieux, Katie Margerison, Sage Roseberry, Angela Vincent, Marjo Wilson, Barbara Wyre, and Lynn Zachreson.

Arts Council gallery is located at the Ukiah Depot, 309 East Perkins St. in Ukiah

 

WEDDING/EVENT FLOWER STUDIO

Wil Gonzalez, the owner of W/E Flowers, has been a designer 30 years, honing his skill and creativity in floral artistry. Large scale designs such as Tournament of Roses Parade Floats and luxury weddings/events in exclusive venues are among his accomplishments. Recently he has designed flowers for The Oval Office and two White House events.

W/E Flowers Studio’s featured artist, Sulin Bell creates unique colorful artworks for hanging, wearing and accessories. She hand paints multi-cultural images, nature and personal symbology on luxurious silk fabric. Sulin’s silk paintings combine a lively feel of ethnicity and folk art with modern sophistication.

W/E Flowers is located 352, N State St. Ukiah CA 95482, 707-468-8522

 


Local lodging vendors around Ukiah want to help and have pitched in to offer discounts of 25% and more for visitors of the Art Walk. You can come to town and stay, make it an overnighter!

 

Fairfield Inn & SuitesMarriott Fairfield Inn 25% off for Art Walk
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/stsuk-fairfield-inn-and-suites-ukiah-mendocino-county/

 

 

Travel Lodge UkiahTravel Lodge 25% off for Art Walk
htttp://travellodgeukiah.com

 

Stanford House bed and breakfast 15% off for Art Walk
http://www.sanfordhouse.com/rooms.html