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

Chico ART Festival - May 6 & 7, 2022

New Name, New Look, New Location

The renamed Chico ART Festival, formerly Art at the Matador is getting a new look, and a new location on Floral Avenue at St John’s Episcopal Church at at 2341 Floral Avenue in Chico. “Move over Matador, here comes The Labyrinth”. Yes, the grounds at St John’s Episcopal Church even include a labyrinth, the perfect… Continue reading New Name, New Look, New Location

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