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Monthly Art Showcase featuring Evan Thomas Lilley

SUDWERK BREWING CO. Evan Thomas Lilley is a caricature artist based in Davis CA. His main focus is in classical oil painting but has also worked with watercolor, ink and digital illustration. Enjoy a conversation with Lilley about his work. Work will be available for purchase. 6p—9p.

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Art in Action: Cut Paper Creations

PENCE GALLERY. Fashion a colorful, layered collage of Davis flora and fauna out of cut paper! Using precut shapes like petals, leaves, feathers, and scales, create your own little ecosystem and leave with a unique piece of art representing our local habitat. This project is a special collaboration with artist Ro Mottsmith and is limited to the first 15 participants on a first come, first served basis. 1p—3p. $4 Members, $8 Non-Members

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2nd Friday ArtAbout at the Pence Gallery

PENCE GALLERY. This 2nd Friday ArtAbout features four exhibits: Slice: A Juried Exhibit of Regional Art, Jaya King: chromavista, Exhibit It! A Community Art Exhibit, & Abstracts from Above: Photographs by Andrew Lincoln. Enjoy a free wine tasting and the gallery’s gift shop. 6p—9p. Free

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Art in Action: Fabulous Felt Art

PENCE GALLERY. Have lots of fun creating with felt! Start with an easy, no-sew felt craft and then make a felt stuffed animal using a needle and thread, cotton stuffing, patterned fabric, buttons, beads, and much more. Stay as long or as short as you like over the two hour period. 1p—3p. $4—8

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Artist Talk with Jaya King

PENCE GALLERY. Join Jaya King for a talk on her recent series of landscape paintings, and find out more about how she conceives of her work from start to finish. Jaya is a well-known muralist whose large scale paintings in Sacramento and beyond are filled with bright hues and detailed figures and other objects from the natural world. 3p—4:30p. Free, suggested donation $10

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Exhibit It! Artwork Drop-Off

PENCE GALLERY. Exhibit It! is open to artists ages 16 and up. The Pence will accept the first 50 artworks that are submitted after the artist has paid the submission fee and completed an artist contract, which is provided upon arrival. 11:30a until spots have filled. $25 Pence Members / $35 Non-Members

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Slice: A Juried Exhibit of Regional Art 2024

PENCE GALLERY. An ‘open theme’ exhibit, displaying art that is conceptually thoughtful, technically skilled, and representative of contemporary trends in art. Over 40 regional artists from across California have been selected to show their work in this exhibit. 11:30a—5p. Free

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