Art Gallery News
Is another of our Art Gallery Napa Valley artists also showing at Open Studios these last two weekends in September. She’s located on Big Ranch Road with Karen Winograde.
Last year when my studio re-opened after the lock-down, I brought home some clay, mostly slab scraps. I cut the scraps into strips and rolled them into thinner strips which caused the edges to stretch and crack, creating the wonderful texture I wanted. I stood the strips on end, stacking multiple strips together to form […]
John Comisky Wins!
Wow! AANV member John Comisky is the winner of the 2020 Smithsonian Natural World photograph of the year. His winning photograph, Whale Tail 2, is on display at Art Gallery Napa Valley, 1307 First Street in Napa, so stop by to see this stunning picture from one of John’s many fantastic trips to commune with […]
Frank Trozzo featured – Napa Library
Frank Trozzo will be speaking about his solo exhibit in the Napa Libray this coming Friday, March 12. Frank writes, Now that we are making progress and are able to move around a bit again, I’m excited to tell you that I’m showing my paintings in a solo show at the Napa County Library during […]
John Comisky Needs Your Vote!
You can vote once a day through March 31st! The finalists for the Smithsonian 2020 Photo Contest are now up and voting is open at the link attached. AANV member John Comisky would appreciate any and all support by taking a minute to vote for his wonderful photo of a whale’s tail. Smithsonian Photo Contest – […]
Assemblage….is what best fits my work… I first discovered the shadows on a piece of ceramic work at the DeYoung museum…and one day a neighbor had a garage sale with a box of unused adding machine tape….and the idea struck me! So when I use adding machine tape or newspaper…I look to see what kind […]
Nick has co-published a childrens book! Nick writes, “Our daughter Christian wrote it and I illustrated it. The Queen of Flowers is the next book.”
Ann updated on her display at Art Gallery Napa Valley today. Ann writes, “I decided that I should unify my exhibit to display a single medium.” Ann comments that there is an ongoing debate amongst artists about how best to display ones work. Some feel a variety of mediums best informs the viewer about the artist, while […]
Marlene Haas Inktober
Marlene writes ““Bubblegum “ is an ink painting: 14 x 14. I began this ink series when I found Zentangles designs several years ago. I liked the meditative aspect of repeated designs in Ink and color patterns. Zentangles and pattern paintings are part of my creative lexicon. Inktober celebrates creations composed with inks and is […]
AGNV Artists in Napa PopUp Art Show
Art Gallery Napa Valley artists participating:Janis AdamsJohn ComiskyTrish DanbyBill MellbergSunshine MoeshlerCary RobnettFrank TrozzoAlan Vaughn Download this map to see participating locations. As you may know, AANV had to cancel its annual Open Studios in September as a result of the COVID-19 virus restrictions. A group of artists will be participating in a spontaneous event instead. […]
Pottery custom made for FUME’ Bistro & Bar Leo writes: I think most of us would agree that 2020 has been a crazy year! However, as a local potter it’s been a perfect time to experiment with new designs and glazes. My past portfolio of work includes plenty of large-scale tile projects and tile tables, […]