This Friday, August, 4 at 3 pm, KCHO/NSPR (91.7fm), on Weekend Showcase, hosted by Tom Kinnee, Dolores Mitchell interviews three Chico Visual Arts Alliance (ChiVAA) board members about the revitalization of the organization, its new website, and production of the ChiVAA Art Map to be distributed by the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown Business Association. Dolores… Continue reading Listen in! ChiVAA Board Interview on Weekend Showcase
The ChiVAA Art map is a great way to find an art gallery, organization, or to find out about all the artists in the Chico Area. The map will be distributed in hotel rooms, available at the Chico Chamber of Commerce, City Hall, and various art locations around town. New this year, the Art Map… Continue reading We are working on the 2017-18 ChiVAA Art Map
Yes, we have an official ChiVAA board: President: Cynthia Sexton V. P.: Pat Kozsis Secretary: Teresa Juarez Treasurer: Pat Kozsis Webmaster: Marion Hunziker-Larsen Art Commission and Art Organizations Outreach: Jackie McClain Media: Dolores Mitchell, Carol Thomson, Kathleen Nartuhi In addition we have a few advisors, Jana Lawton and Susan Schrader, who will be working… Continue reading ChiVAA Board
Eleven Wise Women, all artists, make Art at the Matador happen. They bring decades of career and family experiences to strategizing about everything from entertainment to port-a-potties, and work for free!.. They genuinely enjoy raising public awareness of Chico’s artists. Committee members are: Cynthia Sexton, Carol Thomson, Jana Lawton, Jackie McClain, Dolores Mitchell, Kathleen Nartuhi,… Continue reading Behind the Scene at Art at the Matador
“Festivals promote diversity, they bring neighbors into dialogue, they increase creativity, they offer opportunities for civic pride, they improve our general psychological well-being. In short, they make cities better places to live.”–David Binder, Broadway and Off Broadway Theater Producer. Mother’s Day Weekend is an ideal time to share cultural experiences with family and friends. But where?… Continue reading Art at the Matador + Architecture
Maria Pless invites you to let faeries into your home with her whimsical handmade pottery faery homes. Choose from over 12 original styles for inside your home or in your garden. Decorate around them. Put some magic into your day.
Amanda Jordan, an original artist on earth, will be showcasing her fine art paintings and crafty magnets at the Art at the Matador. “Wonderland… through the Rabbit Hole”, is the theme of the room she will be sharing with Sheryl Cummings and Patti Lloyd. Learn more about Amanda at anartistonearth.com
This year Patty Moriarty will be selling gifts for moms. Vases with flowers, succulent pots, small candy dishes with candy and special pit fired pieces, pictured here, for those who love the magic of pit firing. She looks forward to seeing you all at the Art at the Matador as it is such a fun event!
Some of Virginia Wright’s ceramic and mosaic artworks are perfect garden art. Others are perfect for the kitchen. Come to see more at the Art at the Matador on May 12 & 13!
Butte Views and Beyond with Ray Laager on KZFR 90.1 FM Check out this great interview about Art at the Matador with Cynthia Sexton and Dolores Mitchell. Cynthia Sexton, the president of ChiVAA and the artist owner of Ninth Avenue Gallery & Studio, talks about the Art at the Matador, its history and what we can… Continue reading KZFR Interview | Art at the Matador