Come upstairs and watch Phyllis Rapp put a postitive spin on 'negative' painting.
During October, Phyllis is exhibiting multi media artwork of her winsome animals and fanciful figures in the Small Works Showcase. Her representational works of animals and figures are created in watercolor and acrylic paints, handmade paper collage, paper and ephemera.
Featured artist in September is Bill Gittins, a consummate and prolific oil painter of Sonoma County landmarks, vineyards and places of quiet beauty. Bill’s paintings are widely exhibited in private and permanent collections, including Sutter Hospital. He is a participating artist in the 2018 Art Trails open studios event.
Karen Norton, a potter for over 40 years uses a variety of clays, glazes and firing methods to create her hand built platters. She says her designs are land, sea and sky scapes that take the viewer to unimagined places where tranquility and vitality merge into cohesive wholeness.
Naomi Lasley - Naomi taught ceramics for 25 years in Santa Rosa City Schools. Since her retirement she works in her Sebastopol art studio and she formed Clayamity, a group of former art students and professional artists. Her works are pit-fired pots and raku ceramics, and she uses horse hair, seaweed, sawdust among other ingredients to create the colors and designs.
Willow LaLand-Yeilding is exhibiting Works on Paper, and selected etchings by Italian Mistro Andro Cecovini and the late Stephen Whittle English-born Sebastopol Artist in the gallery’s Small Works Showcase.
A third generation artist, Willow began exhibiting her paintings when she was 12 years old at the New York Art Expo and in Nevada City, California. She is a wine-country artist who loves to paint reflections from glassware in the bold, wine themed paintings that she is known for.
Artist Reception: Sunday, September 9th, 2 - 5pm