Blue Goose Fine Art Gallery Explores Co-Op Transition

To continue the spirit of the Blue Goose Gallery, Deb Groesser and others are exploring the opportunity of transitioning it into an artist’s co-op, and they need your help. If you are an artist of any medium (paint, photography, wood, glass, jewelry, sculpture, fabric, etc.), or you know an artist who you think would be a great addition, please respond to DebGroesser@frontiernet.net as soon as possible.

The group members envision having 30-35 member artists who will enjoy being part of a thriving and fabulous gallery. The gallery will offer a range of art mediums and styles, from well-known artists to emerging talents, and will host summer art shows with rotating featured artists. Local and area artists are welcome and the group hopes to also have representation from Reno, Redding, Red Bluff, Cottonwood, Chico, Paradise, Susanville, Quincy, Graeagle and other areas. Hours of operation of the gallery could be maximized during the busy summer months, and minimized during the winter months. Artists from out-of-town could choose to help at the gallery more days in the summer so they don’t need to drive in during snowy weather. If you are interested or have ideas or comments, they are looking forward to hearing back from you right away. Contact Deb Groesser, 607 Main St., Chester, CA 96020.

Some more news and events at the gallery:

Deb Groesser of the Blue Goose Fine Art Gallery will be moving in November to Colorado. She will be back next summer to teach a workshop or two. (530) 258-2600 www.DebGroesserWatercolors.com. For information on classes until November, contact Deb @ DebGroesser@frontiernet.net

September 10 & 11 – Beginning Watercolor Workshop: “It’s Magic!”

The perfect class for total beginners, and also a great refresher course for those wanting to get back into painting. In this workshop, you will learn fundamentals and tons of techniques as we splish-splash our way into creating amazing watercolor paintings. You will learn to see the world in a whole new exciting way — through your artist eyes. Class times: 9 – 4 each day. Class fee: $135. (Watercolor supply kits are available for rent or purchase.)

September 24 & 25 – Intermediate Watercolor Workshop: “On the Road with Watercolor & Pen & Ink”

In this workshop, we’ll focus on how easy and versatile watercolor is when you travel or have little time to paint. Depending on the weather, we’ll do some outdoor paintings and quick watercolor sketches. On location painting presents wonderful opportunities, and you’ll see how inspiring and helpful it can be to improving your painting skills. We’ll also explore the fun of incorporating pen & ink with your watercolors for some very successful results. Your future travels will be much more fun with your paints along: “Have paint, will travel!” Class times: 9 – 4 each day. Class fee: $135.

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