Christine Connerly lives in the forest and loves to take photos and make mixed media art using natural materials. She creates felted creatures, scenes, and soap with wool, collages with paper, sticks, fabric, leaves, paint, and found objects, and jewelry with stones, paper beads, shells, glass, and fabric. She learns about birds,… Continue reading Christine Connerly | 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
Los Angeles has Watts Towers and Chico has The Matador as manifestations of personal dreams. The Glumac fulfilled the classic immigrant dream of achieving success in America through hard work—she as a seamstress and he as a steel worker. In 1943, the couple travelled to Chico to buy an almond orchard. Instead, they fell in love… Continue reading The Matador as a Dream Fullfilled
Eva Farley’s recent series is watercolor birds in pen & ink settings. Eva will be sharing a room with Dolores Mitchell.
Jo Danehy is a nurse by trade but her real passion is photography. She specialize in equine, canine, ranch and portraits and she will be showing at the Art at the Matador, Friday and Saturday, May 11 & 12. You can connect with her photography on Facebook or check more of her work HERE. … Continue reading Jo Danehy Photography | 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
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
Pedal Press was created by Cathryn and Julia as a way to give high school youth a chance to experiment with screen printing, and to work with issues that are important to them – a rad and creative way to think about your life and what you want to tell people about it. Come to… Continue reading Pedal Press – Fairview High School | Art at the Matador May 11-12, 2018
Lisa Freeman-Wood loves creating one-of-a-kind pieces that reflect the beauty of nature. In making jewelry, she uses natural materials predominately, the combinations almost forming themselves. Classic design, a harmonious feel, and a timeless elegance are key cornerstones of her designs.
Karma Boyer will be showing photography on canvas from her recent trip to Rome in small, gift friendly sizes and as photo cards. She also will have larger works on canvas from her travels in California, to Paris, India, and the Southwest. She is excited to be a part of this creative group of artists!… Continue reading Karma Boyer Photography | Art at the Matador | May 11-12, 2018