Visit Gallery Calapooia on the first three Saturdays of December to watch demonstrations on how three of the GC artists make some of their artwork.
All three demos will take place from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.
December 1 – Ceramic artist, Dennis Johanson, will show how he throws pots on his potters wheel.
December 8 – Cheryl French will demonstrate designing, carving and printing linoleum block prints.
December 15 – Felt maker, Pat Spark, will show how she makes felt version of Scandinavian Gnomes.
After watching the demos, step inside the gallery to see other work by these artists and the 17 other artists.
The Big Show of Little Art, AKA the 8 x 8 Community Open Exhibit, is coming up fast so it is time to get your artwork ready for submission.
For all the entry details, see the Call to Artists.
Then download the Entry Form, fill it out, print it, and bring it with your artwork to submit it at the gallery.
Submission dates for hand-delivering your artwork to the gallery are:
Friday, January 18, Noon – 6:00 pm
Saturday, January 19, Noon – 6:00 pm
Sunday, January 20, 2:00 – 6:00 pm
A reminder – Be sure to properly wire your paintings and other 2D artwork. Example below.
Gallery Calapooia Inc. receives support from the Oregon Arts Commission, a state agency funded by the State of Oregon and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Gallery Calapooia has received support for this exhibit from the Linn County Cultural Coalition.
Come meet Rachael Oehler, our newest GC artist at our 5th Anniversary Celebration Friday, September 7, 6 – 8 pm. Rachael’s beautiful colored pencil drawings are now on view. Read about Rachael and see images of some of her drawings on her gallery webpage.
Join us at Gallery Calapooia to celebrate our 5th Anniversary on Friday, Sept. 7 from 6 – 8 pm. There will be a special showing of artwork by former members as well as current members, including our new member, Rachel Oehler. There will be appetizers by Sybaris and music by String Theory – Tom Hughes and Kim Collar. It’s a great opportunity to visit with this large gathering of Albany artists.
Our Grand Opening was on September 20, 2013 (although we had our soft opening on July 25, 2013). Now it is time to celebrate five years of art in Albany. Come join in the fun!
Albany Civic Theater has uploaded a video to YouTube of an interview with Gallery Calapooia artist, Nancy Anderson. Nancy is currently showing her calligraphy and cut paper artwork at ACT during its performances of Annie (http://albanycivic.org/17-18-Annie.htm). Nancy is also displaying her artwork at Sybaris Restaurant during May.
Dee Brausch is a photographer who specializes in hard to find scenes of amazing natural beauty.
Daniel Bourdet, Gallery Calapooia’s Guest Artist for January, is now the newest artist member at the gallery. Stop by until Saturday (Jan. 28) to see Dan’s large guest artist display.
Just in time for the holidays, the Gallery Calapooia tote bag is available for purchase in the gallery. All profits from the sale of every bag will go to a special fund established by Gallery Calapooia to provide public art in Albany. Only 100 tote bags have been created for now, so get your own GC tote bag before they’re all gone! You KNOW you need one!
A big Thank You to No Dinx for printing the tote bags!
Here’s an article in today’s Democrat Herald about the Tote Bag and public art project.
November’s featured artists are Mary Lou Boydston with finely crafted jewelry and Dennis Johanson with his attractive variety of earthenware and porcelain pottery. Join Mary Lou, Dennis, and other Gallery Calapooia artists for the First Friday reception on November 4 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.
Dendritic Opal and Silver Pendant and Blue Agate and Silver Earrings
by Mary Lou Boydston
A Wide Variety of Pottery by Dennis Johanson