Denise Wey, A Retrospective: 22 years of painting the Yuba River. A visual art exhibit on display in The Granucci Gallery at The Center for the Arts Grass Valley CA from November 3, 2020 – January 2, 2021
Visit the gallery at The Center for a special artist reception. Enjoy food, drinks and a deeper look into the current exhibit.
Artist Statement Finding inspiration in fragments of nature, urban decay, emotions and spirituality, as we as through memory and images of something remembered, I intend that my work have complexity, simplicity and a sense of history as I engage a personal vocabulary of marks, texture, color, shape, space and layers that help express the sensual pleasure and ephemeral quality of life. Living out loud through layers seen and unseen as I work and wait for some form of alchemy to happen. Within the sphere of exploring the dialogue between representational and abstract, I am moved to deconstruct reality as I work along the continuum between the two. I search for visual moments to capture a particular feeling and allow my mind to roam and create visually appealing pieces that take on an independent directions. I am drawn to aged surfaces that reveal the endless passage of time; objects with aRead More
Private Gallery Experience Join us at The Center for a private viewing of the current fine art exhibit. You and up to 10 guests may schedule a free 45-minute time period to enjoy fine art in The Granucci Gallery. Our hours are Tuesday – Friday, 12 – 4 PM. Call or email and schedule a time today! Gallery@thecenterforthearts.org or 530.274.8384 Current Exhibit: Visibility Through Art: Invisible No More Presented by: California Heritage Indigenous Research Project On Exhibit: Aug 28 – Sept 19 This project was inspired by the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe’s desire to collaborate with local artists. The goal: to create conscientious art pieces that conversate around the history and culture of the Original Peoples of this land. Our deepest hope is to bring about awareness of local historic and current issues through the medium of art. A successful project will bring together community to reflectRead More
2019 Summer Camps: Five sessions, each offering two or more programs, from June 10th through August 2nd. At Curious Forge Camp students receive hands-on instruction from professional artists in one or more of the “maker” arts, including Fiber Arts, Metal Arts, Found Objects Art, Jewelry Making, Laser Cutting, Ceramics, Glass Fusing, Woodworking, and Textiles. Divided for Age Groups: Youth (8-11), Teens (12-17), taught at Curious Forge Makerspace.
Aug. 6 – Sept. 11, 2021
May 14 – June 18, 2021
The Center for the Arts presents “In Remembrance of a Peaceful Warrior” featuring photographs by the late Michael Christopher Black. The exhibit is curated by Michael’s mother, Sally Black, and will be on display in The Granucci Gallery from Friday, April 2 through Friday, May 7, 2021. The official opening will be held in the Kerby Lobby on April 2 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Marie Wolfe is living out loud through layers seen and unseen. Through weight, depth and texture, Wolfe works to discover the mystery and realm where abstraction and realism meet. Take the virtual tour of Marie’s exhibit, Sparks of Imagination.