Master Ceramist Will Be Featured at North Valley Art League

“Complete Circle,” an exhibition of recent work by Palul, a local master ceramic artist, will be showing at the North Valley Art League (NVAL) during the month of August. This exhibition features large classical forms exploring color, texture and symbolism… Continue Reading

A Special Show at North Valley Art League: “$50 is Nifty Show”

The North Valley Art League presents an unusual art show offering  a great chance to acquire an original and affordable piece of art for yourself or someone special.  The “$50 is Nifty Show” offers lots of original art priced at… Continue Reading

“Painting Beyond Limits” Art Workshop with Patricia A. Carlson

This workshop packs a semester of learning into 3 full days of fall fun. It’s designed to bump us all out of our comfort zone while adding to our basic painting skills. All levels, beginners through advanced, will find it… Continue Reading


‘Capturing a Moment in Time’ Features Artist Sandi Howell

Photography captures and preserves moments in time. A moment in a photograph stays with us; it is the captured instant where emotion, light, composition and color can come together to create an amazing and memorable image, Sandi Howell says of… Continue Reading


Sarah Brady Presents Visual Art from American Folk Songs

Sarah Brady is giving a multimedia presentation Monday as part of the monthly program at the North Valley Carter House Gallery in Redding. More about her inspiration for art from can be found at her blog, kneadandturn.blogspot.com. Sarah is 21… Continue Reading

Déjà Vu Show Mirrors Nature, and Itself, in Photos, Paint

What: Déjà Vu Art Exhibit, featuring Maryann Jackson and Marlene Woods When: August 2 (Tuesday) through Aug. 27; Reception on Aug. 13, from 6-9 p.m.) Where: Carter House, 48 Quartz Hill Rd, Redding, CA 96003 Maryann and Marlene are outdoors… Continue Reading


Amy Andrews Invites Your Heart to Come to Life

Congratulations to Amy Andrews, winner of “Best in Show” for the 2010 North Valley Art League Juried Photography Show. The 19th Annual show attracted 237 photographs, from 68 artists living in southern Oregon and northern California. To encourage younger participants,… Continue Reading


Bad Look for Chico Music Scene

Just when you think Chico’s pretty hip musically, they go and dump a big basket of disrespect over an artist like Shelby Lynne last weekend. Lynne may have busted through in mainstream country-pop, but she evolved into a totally cool… Continue Reading


Artist Vivian Nestel Teaches Us To See

An aptitude test in junior high school suggested that Vivan Nestel should follow a career path to professional artist. Art, however, wasn’t what her parents had in mind, so they guided young Vivian into more practical pursuits like shorthand, bookkeeping… Continue Reading