Brenda Schlegel Jewelry | Art at the Matador| May 11/12, 2018

Brenda Schlegel’s work ebbs and flows, but it is always evolving. She states: “While I am wanting to do more with ‘patinaing’ on a larger scale, maybe for sculpture, with the jewelry I have gone back to wanting to work basically with the metals: silver, gold, bronze and copper. Essentially, I like inserting a piece… Continue reading Brenda Schlegel Jewelry | Art at the Matador| May 11/12, 2018

Mira Talbott-Pope | Creando Mi Futuro, Guatemalan Art Project | Art at the Matador May 11-12, 2018

Mira Talbott-Pope creates hand-made clothing from recycled traditional Guatemalan fabric and accessories. Creando Mi Futuro – Creating my future is her Guatemalan art project, and this way she shares her time between Chico and Guatemala… Mira has shown at the Art at the Matador for the last five years, we look forward to what she… Continue reading Mira Talbott-Pope | Creando Mi Futuro, Guatemalan Art Project | Art at the Matador May 11-12, 2018

Melinda Vasquez | Collages & Jewelry | Art at the Matador May 11-12, 2018

Although of Mexican American descent, Melinda Vasquez always felt a deep affinity for the Asian aesthetic. Her love of 18-19th century Japanese designers of wood block prints and paintings, including those of Kitagawa Utamaro, has influenced a series of collages which portray birds, bamboo, and fruit. Using collage as her medium supports a great flexibility in the use of materials. She incorporates Prisma color pencil… Continue reading Melinda Vasquez | Collages & Jewelry | Art at the Matador May 11-12, 2018