Nevada County artists launch DANK Inaugural to showcase local contemporary art

Local artists are announcing a new collaborative effort highlighting the contemporary art scene in Nevada County. Featuring 2-D and sculpture by some of the best local talent and moving into a highly visible, temporary space, The DANK Inaugural begins a new chapter in the thriving Nevada County art scene.
The list of participating artists include: 
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“Squid Row Yarn Bomb” celebrates the South Yuba River Watershed

“The Squid Row Yarn Bomb,” created by The Nevada County Yarn Bombers, a group of local artists interested in community and public art, is a celebration of the South Yuba River Watershed, salmon restoration, and recycling. The star of the installation is “Sal Weiwei,” a giant salmon crocheted by Nancy Nelson entirely from plastic [...]

Sierra Foothills art stars in Hollywood

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 [...]

A call for artists at Sierra Festival of the Arts!

An afternoon in downtown Grass Valley where discerning patrons of the arts can mingle with some of the area’s most celebrated Sierra Foothills’ artists, Sierra Festival of the Arts will feature displays of photography, prints, sculpture, wood work, ceramics, stone work, jewelry and painting in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastels.
Artists who wish to participate are [...]

Pet art thriving in the foothills

Pets — and dogs in particular — have been a subject for artists since before the Renaissance. Nowadays pet art is thriving, because people are so attached to their pets.
Many of the artists and artwork comes from the foothills, where artists such as Kathryn Wronski specialize in pet portraits. Wronski has a studio at [...]