2nd Friday ArtAbout
2nd Friday ArtAbout April 13, 2012
2nd Friday ArtAbout is a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in Downtown Davis and beyond. Coordinated by the Davis Downtown Business Association, all events are free and open to the public. Many include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to converse with featured artists. For more information about the Davis Downtown Business Association and ArtAbout, visit www.davisdowntown.com, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live Music, Performances & New Venues:
Our April 13th event will be the debut of Open Door Art Studios on G St, a grass roots project that gives local artists a place to create and share their work and The Work Shop on E St, which is a drop-in work space for anyone who needs to work on various professional projects. Be sure visit their open houses and see these exciting new art & creative hubs! Also – enjoy live music, DJ, special event and/or a performance at Armadillo Music, Delta of Venus, French Cuff Consignment, Pence Gallery, Ray Johnston Photography Studio, Rominger West Winery, The Wardrobe, and Yolo SPCA Thrift Store.
Art Receptions & Viewings:
Armadillo Music, 205 F Street, (530) 758-8058
Reception, 7-9 p.m. “Sketches & Watercolors by Mary Wilbur,” pencil, pen & ink, watercolor, through May 10. Live music by Camila Ortiz starting at 6 p.m. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
The Artery, 207 G Street, (530) 758-8330
Reception, 7-9 p.m. “10 x 10, We’re Doing It Again,” an invitational exhibit of small works, artist friends of The Artery, various mediums, through April 17. Hours: Monday -Thursday & Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m; Sunday, 12-5 p.m.
Avid Reader, 617 Second Street, (530) 758-4040
Reception, 5-7 p.m. Josiah Andrew, painting, through May 9. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
ciocolat,301 B Street, (530) 753-3088
Reception, 6-8 p.m. “Endangered,” several artists’ works from the Feminist Film Festival, various media, through May 6. Hours; Sunday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m.
Cloud Forest Café, 222 D Street, Suite 10, (530) 753-2164
Reception, 6-9 p.m. “LocalDavis Photography,” Juan Romero, photographs, through May 31. BBQ dinner. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Crepeville, 330 3rd Street, (530) 750-2400
Reception 6-9 p.m. “OffStreet Photographs,” Ben Tuason, photography, through April 30. Artist will give away small photo samples. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.
Davis Developmental Pediatrics Group,760 Fifth Street, (530) 758-3374
Reception, 6-9 p.m. Rotating art show from “Team Davis” students, group show, through April 30, kids welcome to create art at reception. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9a.m.-5p.m.
Delta of Venus, 122 B Street, (530) 753-8639
Reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m. “Seeing Song: The Alchemical Metamorphs,” Josiah Andrew, Alchemized Music / Giclee Prints, through April 30. Music provided by Delta of Venus resident DJ, Mr. Glass. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Edward Jones Investments,4627 Fermi Place, Suite 130, (530) 747-2002
Reception, 4:30-7:30 p.m., David Davies, photography, one night only (April 13). Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
First Street Real Estate, 423 1st Street, (530) 204-5444
Reception, 5-9 p.m. Steve Pro, mixed media with wood, metal, wire, and paint, through April 30. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
French Cuff Consignment, 130 G Street, (530) 756-3724
Reception, 5-9 p.m. “The Red Dress and More,” Patris, oil paintings, through May 7. Music by DJ Rock Bottom at reception. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Logos Books,513 Second Street, (530) 400-1083
Reception, 6:30-9 p.m. Linda Galusha, paintings, through June 30. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; closed Monday.
LYON Real Estate, 401 Second Street, (530) 758-0720
Reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m. “Nature Through My Lens by Ray Borton,” Ray Borton, photography, through April 29. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First Street, (530) 756-3938
Reception, 7-9 p.m. “3rd Annual Art of Painting in the 21st Century Conference 2012,” group show including Louis LaBrie, Guy Diehl, Bill Maul, Enrique Chagoya, and many others, various mediums, through April 21. Hours: Wednesday -Thursday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Nelson Gallery, Nelson Hall UC Davis, (530) 752-8500
Reception, 5-7 p.m. “Dreams of the Darkest Night,” Vanessa Marsh & Sean McFarland, photography; “Bruce Guttin: Headwear Improvisations by a Sculptor,” mixed media, through May 27. “Hour with the Director,” an informal talking tour starting at 5 p.m. Check website (www.nelsongallery.ucdavis.edu) for general hours.
Open Door Art Studios, 231 G Street (Court-N-Cedar)
Open House 5-8 p.m. “Open Door Art Studios Open House Tour and Informational Evening.” Applications and information on jury process will be available.
The Paint Chip, 217 F Street, (530) 753-5093
Reception, 6:00-8:30 p.m. Michael Gabriel, original oils, through April 27. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
Pence Gallery, 212 D Street, (530) 758-3370
Reception, 6-9 p.m. “Seeing Sound,” group show, painting, sculpture, video, installation, through April 15, Artist Talk from 6-7 p.m.; “Four Feet and Feathers,” Group exhibit featuring ceramics, photography, and paintings on the subject of animals and insects, through April 29. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30 a.m-5 p.m.
Ray Johnston Photography Studio, 803 2nd Street, Suite 302 (ChenBuilding), (530) 756-0499
Reception, 6-9 p.m. “Thirteen Views on the Thirteenth,” David Nasater, photography, one night only (April 13), DJ Lounge Beat at reception. Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Rominger West Winery, 4602 Second St, Suite 4 (near Mace Blvd at I-80), (530) 747-2044
Reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Barry Focha, paintings, through April 30. Davis Shakespeare Ensemble will be Performing Relapse from 8-9 p.m. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-6 p.m.
The Wardrobe, 206 E Street, (530) 756-1128
Reception, 4-9 p.m. “Owen Glass Collection,” Emeline Owen, jewelry, through April 30. Reception will feature music by “The Sound of Fashion.” Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 12-5 p.m.
The Work Shop, 213 E Street, Suite F (upstairs in the back)
Open House 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wine, beer, and some light snacks. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Yolo SPCA Thrift Store, 920 Third Street, (530) 758-0544
Reception, 1-7 p.m. Mamadu, dogs best friend mobile grooming, mixed media, one night only. Live music at reception. Hours: Monday-Thursday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.