Next First Friday Reception March 2nd, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Big Show of Little Art featured at Gallery Calapooia in February
Gallery Calapooia’s first community-wide art show, The Big Show of Little Art, will be on display during February.
The show celebrates the art work of 114 artists from the mid-valley communities of Adair Village, Albany, Brownsville, Corvallis, Crawfordsville, Halsey, Jefferson, Lebanon, Philomath and Tangent, as well as Dayton, Eugene, Pacific City, Portland and Salem. One hundred seventy-five entries were received from artists of all ages.
All the work is 8×8 inches in size and includes oil paintings, mixed media, calligraphy, sculpture, photography, watercolors, acrylics, colored pencil, clay and fiber art. The work will be on display Jan. 30 to Feb. 24.
An artist’s reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, will include the art work of the 18 member artists of Gallery Calapooia as well as The Big Show of Little Art. Cookies and punch will be served.
Gallery Calapooia Artists Showing at the Albany Public Library
Gallery Calapooia artists are showing their work at the Main branch of the Albany Public Library through February 27, 2018. A variety of work is on display, including watercolor paintings, calligraphy, monoprints and linocuts, vinyl images, glass wall hangings and more.
The Library is located at 2450 14 th Ave SE, in Albany, near the Heritage Mall. Gallery Calapooia artists’ work will be displayed throughout the 2 nd floor. The main branch of the Albany Library is open from 10 am to 8 pm, Monday through Wednesday, from 10 am to 6 pm, Thursday and Friday, and from 1 pm to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
We hope you have the chance to see the work at the Library. The Library is an excellent venue for large works that are displayed less frequently at the Gallery due to space constraints, so you may see some work in the Library show you have not seen before.
The Library is always looking for community artists to show in their space. If you or someone you know is interested in showing at the Library, contact LaRee Dominguez at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks For Your Support!
Gallery Calapooia is now in its fifth year of operation and we thank you for your support. Your visits to the gallery, attendance at our monthly First Friday receptions, and purchases of art work have made our gallery a success. We couldn’t have done it without you.
As we look ahead to 2018 and our dreams for partnering with the Albany community in support of the arts, we invite you to consider making an end-of-year, tax-deductible donation to the gallery which is a non-profit, 501(c)(3). Our plans for the new year include expanding our outreach to the public with our February Big Show of Little Art to showcase the art of members of the community. This free, non-juried show will be open to all ages. (see related story) We will also continue to sell tote bags to raise funds for public art. 100% of the profits goes to the public art fund. It’s a great way to get a sturdy tote bag and support the arts.
Gallery Calapooia was organized in 2013 to encourage the creation, showing, sale and appreciation of art in Albany and the surrounding area. As a local cooperative art gallery, we are proud to be a part of the thriving downtown scene. We participate in the Wine Walk, trick or treating, the Art and Music Festival, Shop Small Saturday, Downtown Unwrapped and the Twice Around Parade as well as exhibiting at Albany City Hall, Albany Public Library, Sybaris Restaurant, and Brick and Mortar.
Donations can be brought to the gallery or mailed to:
Gallery Calapooia, 222 1st Ave. W
Albany, OR 97321
Gift Registry and Gift Certificates
Remember that Gallery Calapooia has gift certificates if you don’t know exactly what to get for your friends or loved ones. We also have a gift registry for those of you who really know what you want from the gallery and would like to be able to stop dropping hints! When your significant other says to you, What do you want for Christmas, Hanukah, or….?; You can say you put it in the gift registry at Gallery Calapooia. Easy Peasy! In addition, we have a great selection of artist made cards and we can wrap your gift for you so you can relax and enjoy the Season.
Gallery Calapooia is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Donations to the gallery are tax-deductible.
Gallery Calapooia is not accepting applications at this time.
If you wish to apply, your application will be kept on file and will not be reviewed until we have space available.
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Gallery Calapooia is a 501(c) (3) organization.