Frank Smith digital photography is the newest addition to the Chico Area Artists (ChiVAA) virtual galleries. Discover his work, and the obstacles he overcame to create compelling images.
Coby Walters, of Pine Meadow Photography, is a conservation photographer, who is well versed in California Native Plant species. Several of his photos are printed in California Native Plant Society publications.
Mira Talbott-Pope’s company, TLC Clothing Designs, makes unique handmade clothing from traditional hand-woven Guatemalan skirt fabric with respect and admiration for the beauty of the material and expertise of its originators. All fabric is purchased at a local market where women have sold their own skirt fabric either out of necessity or in order to purchase newer, more modern designs.
“I’ve painted since an early age and have worked with different media and in a variety of styles. However in recent years I’ve developed an interest in photography and continue to learn something new every day. Although different subject matter will catch my eye, my primary focus is nature photography.” – Carolyn
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
Meet Eva Farley, a Chico watercolorist and pen and ink artist. Eva is the very first artist who submitted her art of our new guide to local art available HERE. This new section a great way to find Chico Area Artists. We plan to add a few artist posts per week, and links to these… Continue reading Eva Farley
ChiVAA, the Chico Visual Arts Alliance, is postponing this event until Mother’s Day weekend of 2021. Mark your calendar!
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
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!
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