Art Notes

“The Way I Felt” Art Exhibit

DNACA’s Art in Public Places program presents “The Way I Felt” by artist Emmaline (Mary Baker), who was featured in DNACA’s 29th annual Juried Art Exhibit. Emmaline’s award-winning art is created with a unique felting process to create bold and colorful images. The exhibit is on display through January 13, 2022, at the 2nd floor mezzanine of the CEC Airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Road, Crescent City. The exhibit can be viewed during the airport terminal’s hours: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. weekdays, 6 - 10 a.m. and 5 - 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5 - 8 p.m. Sundays. For information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

DNACA’s 30th annual Juried Art Exhibition - Call for Artists

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness is seeking artists from Del Norte County and Curry County for their 30th annual Juried Art Exhibition. Intake is at the Del Norte County Courthouse November 18, 5 - 6 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per artwork, and artists may submit up to two pieces, wired for hanging. Artwork that is juried into the show will remain on display at the Del Norte Courthouse through January 13, 2022. For information or to obtain a prospectus, email, or call 707-464-1336.

DNACA’s 40th Anniversary Performance Series Season Tickets

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness  is happy to present its 40th Anniversary Performance Series. The season includes five live concerts from a wide variety of artists including blues and soul, world music/dance/storytelling, vintage jazz and comedy, hypnotic tango and dance, and a “sit down” comedian on piano. Tickets and information on each concert are available at, or in person at Del Norte Office Supply in Crescent City, and Wright’s Custom Framing in Brookings.

“We Are Worthy” Art Exhibit

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness presents the work of Julie Smiley, in her multimedia exhibit entitled “We Are Worthy.” Inspired by her work with domestic violence survivors, Smiley worked with the theme of “resilience” to create her original works. Smiley’s project was funded through a grant from the Fund for Artists’ Resilience (FAR) and awarded through DNACA, Ink People, and Humboldt Area Foundation. Now on display through November 18, as part of DNACA’s Art in Public Places program, the exhibit can be viewed in the lobby of the Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H Street, Crescent City. The courthouse is open Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. except on holidays. For information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or

Crescent City Art

Crescent City Art at 1228 2nd St., Crescent City, is open to the public Wednesday - Saturday from noon - 5 p.m. The gallery’s Artist of the Month is Rodney Reid. Member art exhibits include spray paint artist Spencer Bishop at the Del Norte County Library, watercolor artist Pauline Lodolini at the Smith River Library and an exhibit of various artists at the Sutter Coast Hospital Infusion Center and in the Main Hall at Sutter Coast Hospital. Forinformation, call 707-460-1414.

Crescent Harbor Art Gallery

Crescent Harbor Art Gallery’s Artist of the Month is Arlene Krogstad, with her exhibit “Scenes of Del Norte,” featuring new oil paintings completed during the past year. Arlene moved to our area from Denver eight years ago, and is constantly inspired by the scenic views here. Her new works include paintings of two lighthouses, seascapes, children playing on the beach and the redwoods. The gallery is located at 140 Marine Way and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and closed Monday. Face coverings are required. For information, call 707-464-9133.

The Gallery of Arts & Culture

The Gallery of Arts & Culture at 175 H Street, is featuring the oil paintings of award-winning artist Daniel Desmond. While Dan and his artist wife Marianne Strehler moved to Crescent City several years ago, he has been painting with oils for over 60 years, and concentrates mostly on landscapes and seascapes. The gallery is open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday, and masks will be required inside the gallery at all times.

For community arts calendar listings, please visit For inclusion in Arts Scene listings, items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at by Friday of each week.


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