1st Friday Art Event: ‘Surviving War’ & ‘Lassen Views’

By Ashland artist Betty LaDuke.

What: The First Friday Art Event in Red Bluff kicks off with two exhibits: Betty LaDuke’s touring exhibit entitled “Surviving War, Dreaming Home” and a smaller show, “Lassen Views.”

When: Reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Red Bluff Art Gallery, 601 Walnut Street, Red Bluff

“Surviving War, Dreaming Home” is an international touring exhibit by Ashland artist Betty LaDuke. Based on the artist’s visits to war-torn North Africa, this colorful and lively art explores the thoughts and feelings of civilians during the war between Ethiopia and Eritrea at the turn of this century.

The Window Gallery will feature Michelle Sparks' work.

"Upper Meadow" watercolour by Michelle Sparks.

Photos and paintings of Lassen Volcanic National Park open in the Window Gallery this Friday with works by a group of artists, including Michelle Sparks, Eric Leslie, Bruce Ross, Frank Kitchen, Phil Dynan and Ana Nelson.

Michelle Sparks is a Redding artist and member of the Cooperative gallery. She also has two new watercolors in the “Lassen Views” Exhibit opening Friday in the Co-op Gallery.  

Souvenir exhibit posters are available for Betty’s show; organizers ask a $10 donation for an unframed poster; framed, they are $29.95. Several designs are available.

Also at the gallery, Dee Munsterman will begin leading yoga sessions. Come and experience the ancient practice of yoga. Release stress and tension in the mind while increasing strength and flexibility in the body, surrounded by beautiful art to feed your spirit. Thursday mornings at 9 am and Saturday mornings at 10 am starting this week. $10 per class. Bring a yoga mat and a blanket.

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