Finding Chico Area Artists

Dolores Mitchell

Dolores Mitchell’s painting subjects include Chico’s landmarks and surrounding countryside such as Richvale rice fields, the Sutter Buttes and Gray Lodge Wildlife Preserve. Dolores Mitchell received a BA in Studio Art and PhD in Art History from UCLA. She taught CSUC Renaissance to 20th century art history for thirty years.  In 2003 she co-founded Avenue 9… Continue reading Dolores Mitchell

Art at the Matador on Floral - Oct 2 & 3, 2020

Art at the Marador on Floral rescheduled to October 2 & 3

Due to concerns about the coronavirus and Covid-19, we have moved the event to October 2 & 3, 2020. Artists who already applied to the May dates can apply their payments to the October dates. We hope you will be able to join us in October! Application for new artists for the October event is… Continue reading Art at the Marador on Floral rescheduled to October 2 & 3

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Art at the Matador on Floral is open for Application Now!

We are officially open for applications. Apply HERE. We have a limited numbers of indoor booths, but plenty of outdoor ones. If you are interested apply now as first come, first served. Due to concerns about the coronavirus and Covid-19, we have moved the event to October 2 & 3, 2020. Artists who already applied… Continue reading Art at the Matador on Floral is open for Application Now!

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The Art at the Matador is now ART on FLORAL

Last month, after learning that the Matador was still serving Campfire needs, our planning committee began a vigorous search for an alternative venue. At a minimum we needed a location that was affordable and available in May, with adequate parking and indoor and outdoor exhibit spaces. St. John’s Episcopal Church at 2341 Floral Avenue met… Continue reading The Art at the Matador is now ART on FLORAL

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The Chico Art Map is Now Online

The Chico Art Map is a great way to find art organizations, art galleries, art museums, art events, art supplies stores, art schools and classes here in Chico. The listings on the map are places open to the public. Click on left symbol to see the listings.Click on right symbol to view larger map.Share the map… Get more… Continue reading The Chico Art Map is Now Online

New Venues

Mira Talbott-Pope – Fabric Art and Painting

TLC DESIGNS at monca Sunday, May 12, 2019, Mothers’ Day, from 11 am to 5 pm TLC Clothing was scheduled for Art at the Matador which was unfortunately cancelled.  monca opened its doors so they still had a place to show their unique clothing that benefits children in Guatemala by enhancing their ability for a better life in their own county. … Continue reading Mira Talbott-Pope – Fabric Art and Painting

Art at the Matador - May 10-11, 2019

2019 Art at the Matador Cancelled

The Ninth Annual “Art at the Matador”, May 10 and 11 has been cancelled.  Since the fire, the ChiVAA Planning Committee had debated over whether the event would be possible this year, but by March had agreed to attempt it. Members believed that a city-wide celebration of the arts would bring communities together and aid… Continue reading 2019 Art at the Matador Cancelled

Art at the Matador - May 10-11, 2019

Sheryl Cummings – Art at the Matador – May 10-11, 2019

Sheryl Cummings will be exhibiting her work at the Art at the Matador, May 10th and 11th. She says: “Arts and Crafts bring such beauty and satisfaction to my life that I find it hard to not try every type of art and craft that I come across. I am insatiable…” She has tried her hand… Continue reading Sheryl Cummings – Art at the Matador – May 10-11, 2019