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Call for Artists! Pence Gallery Emerging Artist Award 2024

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

PENCE GALLERY. Applications are open for the Emerging Artist Award 2024.  This $4000  award supports the creation of new work by emerging artists in California and the opportunity to share that work through an exhibit and an artist talk in January 2025. $25—30

$25 – $30

Alicia Eggert: This Present Moment, 2019–2022


THRU JUNE 2024. MANETTI SHREM. Eggert uses language & time as her mediums, playing with our experience of time, using the effects of neon signage. Free


A New Look at Sculpture

John Natsoulas Gallery 521 1st St, Davis

THRU FEB 23. JOHN NATSOULAS GALLERY. Exhibition examining the unique sculptural perspectives of eight distinctive figurative artists. Diverse materials, scale, & imagery highlight how each sculptor approaches humanist subjects to reveal their inner worlds. Free


Judi Eppele Exhibition

Gallery 1855 820 Pole Line Rd, Davis

THRU FEB 29. GALLERY 1855. Eppele works with acrylic paint, incorporating nature themes throughout her works as a nod to her Environmental Science and Management degree from UCD. Free


Vendor Applications for Curtis Fest 2024

Curtis Park, Sacramento 3349 W Curtis Dr, Sacramento

Are you a Local Maker or Artist? Curtis Fest is an outdoor artisan fair that takes place every summer in Curtis Park. Vendor applications are open now.

$75 – $150

STILL: Racism in America, A Retrospective in Cartoons

Design Museum, UC Davis Room 124, Cruess Hall University of California, Davis

UCD DESIGN MUSEUM. This exhibition explores racism through cartoons, showcasing the work of pioneering father/daughter cartoonists the late Brumsic Brandon, Jr. & Barbara Brandon-Croft who chronicled the nation’s cultural landscape in their comic strips through the lens of racism. 12p–4p. Free


Shiva Ahmadi: Strands of Resilience


JAN 28-MAY 6. MANETTI SHREM MUSEUM. UCD Professor of Art Shiva Ahmadi uses painting as a form of storytelling, combining luminous colors & mystical beings with violent imagery to draw attention to global issues of migration, war & brutality against marginalized peoples while featuring the female figure. Free


“Complementary” Mixed Media & Jewelry

The Artery 207 G Street, Davis

THE ARTERY. Complementary, Mixed Media and Jewelry by Schorré Chevalier Oldham's shows yearlong experiment with color. The focus of the show is Project 365, where she created a work of art on a 4x4-inch piece of paper every day of 2023. Plus other pieces & jewelry inspired by her immersion in color. Free


Misuk Goltz: The World We Live In

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

PENCE GALLERY. The watercolor paintings of Misuk Goltz convey a world seen through both her travels and daily life that is full of emotional resonance. The World We Live In largely centers on her vignettes from these travels, alongside rural scenes from our region. In her detailed naturalism, she reveals the shared humanity of her subjects she’s sketched. Free


Christina Kent: Day to Night

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

PENCE GALLERY. Join Christina Kent as she talks about her career transition from economist to artist, including her focus on painting San Francisco cityscapes and figurative subjects.  6p—9p. Free, $10 donation suggested


Artwork of Judi Eppele

Davis Cemetery 820 Pole Line Road, Davis

GALLERY 1885. Judi's current work is inspired by the Ginkgo Tree. 8a—3p. Free


Gina Werfel & Hearne Pardee: Fragments

Pence Gallery (Pence) 212 D St., Davis

PENCE GALLERY. Fragments highlights recent paintings, collages, and drawings of Gina Werfel and Hearne Pardee. Both have recently retired from teaching at UC Davis, having spent more than 20 years teaching art, in addition to maintaining busy studio practices. Despite the differences between their respective work, they each approach their practice with the intent of layering or fragmenting multiple points of view or perspectives. Free

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Teen Valentine’s Day Cookie Decorating

Dixon Library 230 N 1st St, Dixon

DIXON LIBRARY. After school, come & decorate free Valentine's Day cookies with your favorite toppings to make them even tastier! This event is geared towards tweens & teens ages 10 to 18. 3p—4p. Free

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