APRIL 10, 2015

APRIL 10, 2015
Davis Downtown presents 2nd Friday ArtAbout, a free, monthly
self-guided artwalk, exploring pop up art shows, live music,
and entertainment at galleries and businesses in Davis.
For more information about Davis Downtown and 2nd Friday
ArtAbout, visit DavisDowntown.com, or e-mail [email protected]
DavisDowntown.com.
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2ND FRIDAY ARTABOUT EXHIBITIONS:
ART RECEPTIONS / PERFORMANCES IN DOWNTOWN:
1. *NEW* INDIGO ARCHITECTS, 909 Fifth St., 530-795-5500; reception, 6 – 9
p.m., “Recent Works,” Sayako Dairiki, oil paintings. Come by to see the unique and
intricate art and architecture at Indigo Architects’ new home. Meet the artist and enjoy
refreshments!
2. *NEW* POMEGRANATE SALON, 123 D St., 530-753-3559; reception, 6 – 8:30
p.m., “Full Circle,” Emme Van Vorhis, unique mandalas in watercolor and ink, through
April 30. Meet the artist, enjoy refreshments, and live music by Dave Hafter.
3. *NEW* SYNRG: ARTS AND WELLNESS, 907 Third St., 530-753-2154; reception,
6:30 – 9:30 p.m., “World Dance Admist Eucalyptus Pods,” Chantelle Goldthwaite,
colorful and abstracted eucalyptus pods painted with acrylic and mixed media on paper,
through April 20. The art will surround the walls, while World Dance Performers take
center stage for one night only (4/10). Come by for refreshments, entertainment, and
art!
4. *NEW* CAFÉ 110, 110 F St., 530-753-3600; reception, 5 - 8 p.m., “Renaissance,”
art by the current students of Davis High School’s AP Art Studio class. In Ms. Diem’s AP
Art Studio class, students paint in their own unique style while absorbing from others’
works.
11. CORK IT AGAIN WINE SELLER, 820 Fourth St., 530-756-WINE; reception, 5
– 9 p.m., Lisa Perdichizzi, local mural artist, acrylic on canvas. Enjoy complimentary
appetizers, wine by the glass for $3, and live music!
12. DAVIS ODD FELLOWS LODGE, 415 Second St.; performance, 7 – 8 p.m., “Odd
Poetry”, immediately outside (or inside if inclement weather) the Odd Fellows Lodge,
you will find the Odd Poets. Stop by for a few minutes or for the full hour for spoken
word, poetry, verse, humor, and fun. Since this is an open mic event, this is your
chance to grace the stage with your presence, and share with us your own favorite
poems (original and otherwise)!
13. F ST. GALLERY OF HALLMARK INN, 110 F St.; reception, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.,
“PFAA Showcase,” the Performing and Fine Arts Academy of Natomas Charter School
serves grades 6 – 12, and offers a unique balance or rigorous academic instruction and
intensive instruction in performing and fine arts. Over 60 works will be on display in a
variety of medium created by the PFAA students! Meet the artists, administrators and
teachers, and enjoy food and wine during their art reception.
5. *NEW* THE ROOT OF HAPPINESS, 211 F St., 916-468-8189; reception, 5 p.m. –
1 a.m., Tepou Huke, Polynesian Cultural oil painting. Enjoy food specials and discounted
kava!
14. FRETTED STRINGS, 231 G St., Suite 27 (Court-N-Cedar, upstairs); reception,
7 – 8:30 p.m., Live music with Tree-O, a jazz-flavored, acoustic string trio from Davis.
Tree-O gives a modern interpretation to Americana string band instrumentation: three
voices supported by guitar, mandolin, Dobro and bass, always marked by the band’s
signature tight arranging, well-crafted vocal harmony and driving accompaniment.
Harrison Phipps & his lutherie students will be present with their handmade instruments
on display.
6. *NEW* TUCOS, 130 G St., Suite A, 530-757-6600; reception, 6 p.m. – close, Chef
Pru, classic modern art, mixed media paintings and ink sketches. See work by Chef Pru
and his street artist apprentices. Come by for music, nibbles, and fun!
15. HATTIE WEBER MUSEUM, 445 C St., 530-758-5637; reception, 6 – 8 p.m. Marta
G. Juliao, realistic acrylic landscapes, through April 22. Meet the artist and enjoy free
refreshments!
7. THE ARTERY, 207 G St., 530-758-8330; reception, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., “On Tour: 30
Davis Artists,” preview work by thirty artists who will be on the Davis Artists’ Studio
Tour. DAST is a self-guided tour, exploring the “secret lives of artists” and their studios
on the weekend of April 11 and 12. Tickets are available at The Artery for $10. During
ArtAbout night, enjoy light refreshments and their exhibit featuring various artists,
including: Christopher Dewees, Marie-Therese Brown, Emma Luna, Marjan Kluepfel,
Phil Gross, Sara Post, and Thomas Post.
16. LOGOS BOOKS, 513 Second St., 530-400-1083; reception, 6 – 9 p.m.,
“Reflections,” Jeffrey Granett, abstract-like drypoint and linoleum prints rendered from
reflections in windows and from nature, through June 30. Come out for an artist’s
reception with light refreshments! All are welcome!
8. AVID READER, 617 Second St., 530-758-4040; reception, 5:30 – 7 p.m., “Wild
and Free,” Jenn Drake, paintings of people and animals in vivid and surreal colors, in
a modern style that incorporates both abstract and realistic elements. Come meet the
artist and enjoy refreshments!
9. BOHÉME USED CLOTHING AND GIFTS, 409 Third St., 530-304-2004; live music,
6:30 – 8 p.m., Enjoy tasty spring treats and live music by Xylocopa, a Davis-based
band that plays an eclectic mix of rock-n-roll, soul, reggae, folk-rock, and psychedelia
in both covers and originals.
10. COBALT SALON, 132 E St., Suite 350 (third floor of Mansion Square); reception,
6 – 9 p.m., Liz Barton, photography, through June 30. Meet the artist while enjoying
champagne, cheese, and chocolate!
17. THE PAINT CHIP, 217 F St., 530-753-5093; reception, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Ricky
Romero, graphic illustrations, through April 17. Come meet the artist and enjoy
refreshments!
18. PENCE GALLERY, 212 D St., 530-758-3370; reception, 6 – 9 p.m., Julie Didion,
ceramics, and Diana Jahns, new paintings, through April 26. “Shenny Cruces:
Accumulations,” Shenny Cruces creates sculptures out of found functional ware,
and combines them with greenware, layers of decals, glazes, and symbols. Through
May 3. Sponsored by Far Western Anthropological Research Group. “Peter & Camille
VandenBerge: Companions,” Peter VandenBerge’s work spans four decades of ceramic
history. Work by friends and fellow sculptors Sean Henry and Lisa Reinertson will also
be on display. Through May 3. Sponsored by Bill & Nancy Roe. Arts and Crafts table
open for all ages!
More Exhibitions, Map & Image Info
APRIL 10, 2015 - Guide & Map
MORE EXHIBITIONS:
19. PUTAH CREEK WINERY, 110 F St.,
Suite D, 530-601-9828; reception, 5 – 8
p.m., “Grit, Grind, Music & Wine,” Dante
Declarador, street art involving bright
and vivid colors, building up juxtaposition
of shape and dimension with the goal
of conveying raw emotion. Images are
layered over abstract elements to create
dynamic
compositions
that
explore
balance, form and contrast. Art shown
through May 6. Live music on the patio.
BRAND NEW ARTABOUT VENUE
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ART RECEPTION / PERFORMANCE
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20. RADIATE ART, 911 Third St.;
reception, 6 – 9 p.m., View a variety of
works in the gallery and artists’ studios.
Enjoy light snacks and drinks while
visiting with artists. www.facebook.com/
RadiateArt
Artists and exhibits featured at Radiate
Art:
• 2407 GRAPHICS, Kyle Monhollen,
graphic and logo design, hand-pulled
screen prints.
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• ART BY THELMA WEATHERFORD,
530-220-6239,
Thelma
Weatherford,
mind-scapes and colorful abstractions in
mixed media, acrylic, cold wax, and oil.
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• BINUTA SUDHAKARAN, meditative
abstractions, cubist/figurative storytelling.
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• JAN’S QUILTS, Jan Wolf, quilts, art,
and more in a variety of textiles.
• LAUREN BRANDY, impressionist local
landscapes, letter press, and ceramics.
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• OLD CHEVI PRODUCTIONS, Schorré
Chevalier Oldham will be participating in
the Davis Art Studio Tour on April 11 and
12. Please join her and 29 other local artists
at the Preview Exhibition at The Artery, 7
– 9 p.m. www.oldcheviproductions.com.
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• SARA POST, oil and wax, mixed media
paintings.
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• SNOOZLES, Yelena Ivashchenko,
recycled clothing, accessories, cards,
t-shirts, airplants, jewelry, lotions, soaps,
and handmade items by Krafty Kids. New
drawings by kids celebrating Earth Day.
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21. RE/MAX GOLD, 408 Second St., 530-756-1212; reception, 6 – 9 p.m., Jessica Sanga, mixed media art with tribal and henna design influence. Meet the artist while
enjoying free drinks and appetizers!
22. WATERMELON MUSIC, 207 E St.; live music, 7 – 8:30 p.m., live in-store performance by David Houston and String Theory, melancholy folk/pop accompanied by
strings.
23. WHOLE FOODS MARKET DAVIS, 500 First St., 530-750-2266; reception, 4 – 7 p.m., Whole Foods Market is hosting a fundraiser for the Cal Aggie Camp. Enjoy a live
DJ segment with CBS radio and the Bottlerock team, and fun activities on the lawn! $4 Beer and Wine tasting in the Annex. All proceeds go to Cal Aggie Camp.
24. YOLO SPCA THRIFT STORE, 920 Third St., Suite A, reception, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., enjoy free refreshments and art by SPCA employees!
ART RECEPTIONS / PERFORMANCES OUTSIDE OF DOWNTOWN:
25. DAVIS ARTS CENTER, 1919 F St., 530-756-4100; reception, 6 – 7:30 p.m., “Gerald Wooliever Senior Juried Show,”
artwork in all media by Davis High School Seniors. DHS Seniors submit their best work for this annual exhibit juried by local
artists. The winners are awarded scholarships to continue their studies through the Gerald Wooliever Scholarship Fund.
26. INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 10 College Park, 530-753-5007; reception, 6 – 8 p.m., Viewpoint 9, an international,
invitational, fiber art group, consisting of 9 women from 5 countries. See work in fiber and fabric with unique sources of
inspiration drawing on non-visual experiences. Through May 4.
ART VIEWINGS DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS (NO SPECIAL HOURS / RECEPTIONS):
27. ARMADILLO MUSIC, 207 F St., 530-758-8058; viewing, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sean McNearney, musician portraits, mixed
media, on-going.
28. CLOUD FOREST CAFÉ, 222 D St., 530-753-2164; viewing, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., “Cupid and Friends,” Tom Corbett, colorful
illustrations.
29. CREPEVILLE, 330 Third St., 530-750-2400; viewing, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m., new artist every month.
30. JOHN NATSOULAS CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 521 First St., 530-756-3938; viewing, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Phillippe Gandiol,
oil paintings of landscapes and cityscapes, through April 11. “California, Etc.,” Chris Liberti, oil paintings of landscapes, through
April 11. “Sixth Annual Art of Painting Group Exhibition and Conference,” Avery Palmer, Glenn Brill, Frank Ordaz, Joseph
Bellacera, Julie Smiley, Myron Stephens, William Rushton, paintings in oil, watercolor, and acrylic.
31. MISHKA’S CAFE, 610 Second St., 530-759-0811; viewing, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m., new artist every month.
Images: (other side, top row) 1. Tree, Bird, and the Moon,
Sayako Dairiki; 2. Friendship, Emme Van Vorhis; 6. Pru
Mendez; 16. Window Reflection, Chicago Institute of Art,
Jeffrey Granett; 7. Marie Therese Brown’s Studio; 17.
Ricky Romero; 15. Marta Juliao; (other side, middle row)
26. Copper Lily (close-up), Kate Themel; 11. City Lights,
Lisa Perdichizzi; 20. Berry, Lauren Brandy; 20. Earth
Kids (close-up), a variety of self portraits by kids; 10. Liz
Barton; (other side, bottom row) 18. Diana Jahns; 14. Live
music by Tree-O; 19. Vogue, Dante Declarador; 9. Live
music by Xylocopa; 13. Derrick Malik Butler Givens
(Grade 11); 3. Intrusions, Chantelle Goldwaite.
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