Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022

Marion Hunziker-Larsen | Jewelry in Fiber

Like everyone else, upon the onset of the war in Ukraine I was horrified and I wanted to do something to help. As a jewelry designer working with cord and thread, I decided to make Ukraine Friendship Bracelets in the colors for Ukraine using blues for the sky and sea, and yellows and golds for… Continue reading Marion Hunziker-Larsen | Jewelry in Fiber

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022 · Finding Chico Area Artists

Amy Karr | Leather, Felting

“My name is Amy Karr, and I’m an artist whose current medium is leather and sheep’s wool. I make hand stitched leather goods (bags and journals) and felted tapestries and critters. I am also a potter but taking a break from pottery to explore other artistic interests.” “I’ve always done some type of art but… Continue reading Amy Karr | Leather, Felting

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022

Pedal Press | Screen Printing

“We believe printmaking is a collaborative artmaking practice that helps individuals and communities find identity, agency, and connection; and can ultimately change what is possible. Our work is dedicated to creating intergenerational spaces, supports and structures to explore individual and collective identities through printmaking.” Pedal Press is one of the non-profit organization showing at The… Continue reading Pedal Press | Screen Printing

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022 · Finding Chico Area Artists

Gwen Nelson | Mosaics, Ceramics

“When I was a high school student in Vermillion, South Dakota, our class took a field trip to the state capital in Pierre. There I heard the legend of the “blue tiles” placed in the Terrazzo floors by the tile setters from Italy. That story stays with me. Since that day, I am drawn to… Continue reading Gwen Nelson | Mosaics, Ceramics

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022 · Finding Chico Area Artists

Alyson Mucci | Painting

“Hello, I am so excited to be exhibiting my work at the Chico ART Festival. I paint with acrylics on canvas. I love glazing the way watercolorists paint, glazing on color in many layers, resulting in the luminosity of the color from each layer. My choice of subject is varied, from horses, tigers, and flowers.”… Continue reading Alyson Mucci | Painting

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022

SketchOut | Call to Artist

In addition to all the other fun activities at the Chico ART Festival, we are Calling All Artists for a SketchOut opportunity. Where: St. John’s Episcopal Church at 2341 Floral Avenue, Chico When: Saturday, May 7, 9 am-12 Noon Here is a unique opportunity to draw, sketch and/or paint people, art, buildings, and landscapes and… Continue reading SketchOut | Call to Artist

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022 · Finding Chico Area Artists

John Mercado | Mixed Media Collage

I usually start out with no preconceived idea or sketches of the finished piece. I let the objects and images interact with one another to build the scenario. My work intends to suggest structure, object and landscape influences. When I work 3 dimensionally, the added element of physical space imparts a unique characteristic to the… Continue reading John Mercado | Mixed Media Collage

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022 · Finding Chico Area Artists

Mira Talbott-Pope | Clothing Designs

After 30 years of living and working in the Chico/ and Cohasset area, I moved to Guatemala in 2008 and have had my workshop there every since. What a pleasure to find myself able to weave my love of Guatemalan textiles and painting with the art and social ambience of Chico with coming to the Art… Continue reading Mira Talbott-Pope | Clothing Designs

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022 · Finding Chico Area Artists

Rachelle Montoya | Painting, Jewelry

Hiking with my friends, horseback riding with my mom, and traveling the backroads with my husband by motorcycle, has offered me great opportunities to witness my subjects. I am easily drawn to birds and the abundant plant life that can be seen ever changing with the seasons here in our fertile valley. All of the… Continue reading Rachelle Montoya | Painting, Jewelry