Art on Floral - May 8-9, 2020

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

Art at the Matador - May 10-11, 2019

Marlowe Boyd – Digital Photography

Marlowe Boyd digital images will be on display at the Art at the Matador, May 10 and 11. Marlowe states about his artwork: “My camera is just a tool I use to capture light. My real interest is how I manipulate the capture image to represent my personal interpretation and expression of the subject. I… Continue reading Marlowe Boyd – Digital Photography

Art at the Matador - May 10-11, 2019

Patti Lloyd – Angels Rising

Patty Lloyd will be showing “Angels Rising”, a new collection of art she is in the process of creating since losing her home and studio in the Paradise fire. Patti Lloyd says: “it has been difficult re-finding my creative energy as well as finding time and space to create. My first effort began by imagining… Continue reading Patti Lloyd – Angels Rising

Art at the Matador - May 10-11, 2019

Susi and Mike Gillum – Metalsmiths

Susi and Mike Gillum believe that an artist is one who can find beauty in ordinary things.  They utilize metalsmithing as an art form to create wearable art.  They say: “Our rare and unusual stones are often collected from areas of the world that are very remote.  We use these stones with various fabrication metal… Continue reading Susi and Mike Gillum – Metalsmiths