Friday, 3 July 2015

Art of Wood ...@OddFellows

17th Annual Exhibit of Fine Wood Working 

Beautiful wood, amazing pieces wait to be discovered at this wonderful show of local talents.  Furniture, sculpture, paintings, assemblage, turned work, and more.  

Open Daily July 2 to Aug  2, hosted by the makers in the historic Odd Fellows... Hasten & Ukiah Streets, Mendocino.

Saturday, 20 June 2015

Art & Soul...@OddFellows

An exhibit of Spiritual & Socially Conscious Art.

14 local artists share their spiritually inspired work, PLUS a multi-media EXPO presenting Hopeful News about momentous events now transforming our world.

Charlie Hochberg ~ Chris Boersma Smith ~ Ellen Witherite ~ Erin Severi ~ Gene North ~ Jack Gilmour ~ Janie Rezner ~ Katherine Lewis ~ Kim Howland ~ Laura Pope ~ Maire Palme ~ Marvin Schenck ~ Nancy Chinn ~ Nancy MacLeod                                                                 

Open 10:30 am -5 pm (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)

Odd Fellows Gallery, Kasten at Ukiah Sts., Mendocino

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Studio Groups Begin at Noyo Printworks

Ready to get hands-on in the Studio? 

Studio Groups in Letterpress, Printmaking and Mono Printing provide the opportunity to explore work in your area of interest.  Supportive setting with expertise, equipment and materials fosters work on individual projects. Create a Poetry Broadside. Print an edition of a new drypoint plate.  Experiment with mono printing by hand and with a press.  

Each group will reflect the interests and experience of the participants. Studio leader will provide expertise and support.  Open to all, beginner to expert, for those who want to learn and practice in a professional Studio environment. 5 Week session for $100 each group.  Space is limited; new groups, and days may be added.  

Printmakers Studio Group: Tuesdays 11:00-4:00 from June 23 for 5 weeks   For artists who want to progress their knowledge and practice of printing on Sturges etching press as well as hand-rubbing of relief plates (linoleum, woodblock). This is an opportunity for experienced printmakers to enjoy the environment of a shared space rather than working alone. Kathy Carl, experienced printmaker, will be on hand to offer support as needed, and to supervise use of equipment. Limit 4.

Mono-Print Studio Group:  Sundays Noon-4pm  5 week series begins June 21. Come explore the fun and artistry of mono-printing with work by hand and with an etching press.  Together, we will consider various methods of creating, printing and evolving images through monoprinting processes.  This is an opportunity, led by artist Janet Self, to explore a new way of working or for experienced artists to continue to expand your work.  Limit 5

Plus upcoming Mini-workshops ... 

Block Printing: Explore Linocut June 27/ $20
Book Arts: Explore Book Forms July 11/ $20

 Email to if you'd like to join
a Studio group,
attend a Mini-workshop or
 get involved in other ways. Welcome!

And if you'd like to be more involved in this all-volunteer, artist-led venture, please let us know. 

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Take Peek... Thru Memorial Day

"Art of Letter, Word & Book" offers a rich, diversity of works from intimate artist books to dramatic, large scale installations.  The exhibit celebrates the intersection between language and art.  Open Daily from 10:30-5:00, Arts@OddFellows is on the corner of Kasten & Ukiah Streets in Mendocino.


Adrienne Ardito
Ann Kyle Brown
Ann S. Hedges
Ariela Marshall
Cate Verbecke
Cathleen Micheaels
Corrine Riley
Diane Rubin
Elizabeth Sheets
Ellie Jantzen
Harry Van Ornum
Jacquelyn & Chris Cisper
Janet Self
Jonathan Palmer
Judy Detrick
Karen Bowers
Kate Dougherty
Kathy Silva
Kerry Marshall
Larry Thomas
Laura Pope
Linda Turner
Lisa Orselli
Luz Marina Ruiz

Mary Ellen Campbell
Margaret Holub
Mickie McCormic
Mimi Arnold
Mimi Rule
Miriam Davis
Nancy Chinn
North Coast Gardening Girls
Paul Reiber
Peggy Dart
Peter Gealey
Rebecca Johnson
Sonya Popow
Valerie Frey
Wendell Rickon

North Redwood Book Arts Guild
Mendocino Coast Writer’s Conference
“Emmy Lou Packard”   by Kelley House Museum, Carolyn Zeitler
The Ford House, Jenny Heckeroth
AVID Class of Fort Bragg Middle
Students from Lighthouse & Noyo Schools in Ft Bragg
Students from Anderson Valley Elementary School and Arena Union Elementary School

Thursday, 7 May 2015

OPEN WIDE ... Art of Letter, Word & Book

Doors open... and people come.  

Work by over 40 artists ranging from small, hand made books to large scale installation delight visitors from near and far in this lively celebration of language and art..  

Walk into the ribbons of the Thousand Prayers Project by Larry Thomas. 

Enjoy the extraordinary artist journals and books crafted by a variety of local artists, explore beautiful books by students from Arena Union and Anderson Valley Elementary, add a card of hope to the Dream tree, choose a Dharma Bead, write home to your mother...

Much to see... Much to explore.

Opening Party for this special exhibit is Saturday May 9th from 5-8; drop by at 4 and hear talks from several key artists Larry Thomas, Jonathan Palmer and Luz Marina Ruiz about their special work.

Art@OddFellows is an on-going Flockworks project, fostering creative community.