Dog art painted by Kathryn Wronski (KWronski.com) is displayed at the Art Works Gallery and Artists’ Studio of the Foothills (ASiF) in Grass Valley.
But Kathy’s dog art also is on the set of popular TV sitcoms, including How I Met Your Mother and The Big Bang Theory.
“A set designer bought about six pieces (for the [...]
Work made by the artists of the Neighborhood Center of the Arts will be featured in Art Works Gallery’s front window October 28 through November 8. A reception will be held Sunday November 3 from 2-4 p.m. at the gallery located at 113 Mill Street in downtown Grass Valley.
Come and explore the art at Art [...]
THOUGH IT OPENED AMID THE GREAT RECESSION, the Art Works Gallery in downtown Grass Valley has been thriving, a tribute to its artists’ talents and the benefits of artist cooperatives.
This past May, Art Works Gallery at 113 Mill Street in a renovated Gold Rush-era building, celebrated its third anniversary. It has grown to 37 juried [...]
Meet some of the artists at Art Works Gallery in downtown Grass Valley, which just celebrated its third anniversary. More than 35 juried artists cooperate in presenting their work in this renovated Gold Rush-era building.
The work includes ceramic, glass, jewelry, painting, woodturning, furniture, fiber art, metal, mosaic, mixed media, photography and sculpture. For more information [...]
MORE ARTISTS ARE JOINING ART cooperatives to help sell their artwork. They can show their work year-round, share their knowledge and pool ideas.
We like the co-ops because we get to meet the artists, who agree to volunteer some of their time in the galleries. It’s a more personal experience, just like meeting a winemaker.
When it [...]
THE FOOTHILLS ABOUND WITH TALENTED artists: painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelers and more. Their work is displayed at galleries and on studio tours, including the Autumn Art Studios Tour in Placer County and Fall Colors Open Studios Art Tour in Nevada County.
Participants include Rick and Janet Nicholson of Nicholson Blown Glass in Auburn—part of the Autumn [...]
THE FOOTHILLS ARE A PRIME DESTINATION for historic, walkable towns. “Towns that ooze century-old ambience are strung out along Hwy. 49,” as Lonely Planet wrote in naming Gold Country one of the nation’s top 10 travel destinations for 2012.
Examples include old-town Auburn; downtown Auburn, with its new central square; Grass Valley and Nevada City. The [...]
GRASS VALLEY REFLECTS THE RESURGENCE of small towns all across America. It has beauti- fully restored buildings, an historic downtown, festivals, top-notch dining and shopping—and world-class hiking, biking and kayaking nearby.
Grass Valley also boasts The Center for the Arts, which hosts big-city talent such as Lily Tomlin and Kris Kristofferson. The historic Holbrooke Hotel is [...]
￼FROM GRASS VALLEY AND NEVADA CITY to Truckee, you can experience a wealth of arts and culture any day of the week.
There’s a steady stream of concerts, film festivals, dance performances, poetry readings and studio tours—an embarrassment of riches that rivals a much larger metropolis.
Most nights you can enjoy live music—at historic theaters or arts [...]
IN MAY, ART WORKS GALLERY WILL CELEBRATE its second anniversary in historic downtown Grass Valley, a sign of its ongoing
success. The co-op of 35 local artists continues to grow, drawing locals as well as visitors from all over: the foothills, Truckee/Tahoe, Reno and Sacramento.
The gallery, in a newly renovated 19th-century building at 113 Mill [...]