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Del Norte County

Funds for Artists’ Resilience Call for Artists

The Funds for Artists’ Resilience (FAR) is searching for local artists of all types who are interested in creating new public art works with the theme of “Resilience.” Individual projects will be funded up to $1,000 and collaborations will be funded up to $5,000. FAR is a collaboration between the Ink People Center for the Arts, Trinity County Arts Council, and Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA), with funds provided from the Humboldt Area Foundation and Wild Rivers Community Foundation. For more information and to apply online or print an application, visit inkpeople.org/far. The deadline for submitting applications is Oct. 16. If you do not have computer or internet capabilities, please call (707) 464-1336 for assistance.

DNACA Grants for Art and Cultural Organizations - Seeking Applicants

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) is awarding over $12,000 in funds to local art and cultural organizations or groups that serve local communities of color, or whose constituency is mainly communities of color, including Black, Indigenous, Hispanic, Hmong, and others. This funding may be used for general operational support. It is not necessary to use the funding for new projects. This program is funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act through the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the California Arts Council, a state agency. The deadline for submitting applications is Oct. 30. For more information please email office@dnaca.net, or if you do not have computer or internet capabilities, please call (707) 464-1336 for assistance.

DNACA’s 29th Annual Juried Art Exhibition - Call for Artists

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) is seeking artists for their 29th Annual Juried Art Exhibition. Artists may submit up to two pieces and artwork that is juried into the show will remain on display at the Del Norte Courthouse through Jan. 14, 2021. For more information or to obtain a prospectus, email office@dnaca.net, or call (707) 464-1336.

Beginning Guitar for Veterans

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) presents Guitar Instruction with teaching artist Dale Morgan. Beginning classes will meet via Zoom, Mondays at 5 p.m. through Nov. 2. Classes are free-of-charge to Veterans, Active Military, and their family members. Families may participate whether or not the Veteran attends. To register (required to attend), or for more information, please call DNACA at (707) 464-1336, or email office@dnaca.net.

Beyond Beginning Guitar for Veterans

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) presents Guitar Instruction with teaching artist Dale Morgan. Beyond Beginners classes will be held IN-PERSON, Tuesdays at 4 p.m. through Nov. 3. Classes are at 501 H Street, Crescent City (please park in the lot behind the building). Due to gathering size restrictions, only nine students are allowed to participate in-person at this time, and social distancing with masks is required. Workshops are free-of-charge to Veterans, Active Military, and their family members. Families may participate whether or not the Veteran attends. To register (required to attend), or for more information, please call DNACA at (707) 464-1336, or email office@dnaca.net.

Poetry Writing for Veterans

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) presents “The Art of Poetry and the Poetry of Art” with teaching artist Terri Glass. Learn how poetry and art have influenced each other in various ways. Explore differing forms of poetry, and then write your observations and experiences using these poetic techniques. All levels of writers are welcome. Classes will be held IN-PERSON, Wednesdays at 4 p.m. through Oct. 28. Classes are at 501 H Street, Crescent City (please park in the lot behind the building). Due to gathering size restrictions, only nine students are allowed to participate in-person at this time, and social distancing with masks is required. Workshops are free-of-charge to Veterans, Active Military, and their family members. Families may participate whether or not the Veteran attends. To register (required to attend), or for more information, please call DNACA at (707) 464-1336, or email office@dnaca.net.

Art in Public Places Exhibit

Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ (DNACA) Art in Public Places exhibit in the Del Norte Courthouse features a collection of photographs by Gloria Bobertz entitled “The Captures Around Me.” Also featured is an exhibit by photographer Kyoko Apperson entitled “Earthly Charm.” The exhibits are available for viewing through Nov. 19, 2020. The courthouse is located at 450 H St in Crescent City, and they are open from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays, except for state holidays. For more information, contact DNACA at (707) 464-1336 or office@dnaca.net

Airport Art Exhibit

DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibit on the second floor mezzanine of the CEC airport at 1650 Dale Rupert Rd is an exhibition of works by painter Horst Wolf entitled “Random Ramblings.” This exhibit has been extended through January 7, 2021. The airport terminal’s regular hours are 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. weekdays, 6 a.m. - 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 6 a.m. - 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Sundays. For more information, contact DNACA at (707) 464-1336 or office@dnaca.net

California Redwoods Art Association

Ed Reidel is the Artist of the Month at the 2nd Street Gallery, 1228 2nd St, Crescent City. Other exhibits include Susan Humphry at the Del Norte County Library, Catherine Balck at the Wild Rivers Foundation offices, and an exhibit of various artists at the Sutter Coast Hospital Infusion Center and in the Main Hall at Sutter Coast Hospital. The Gallery will hold an outdoor Art Sale on Oct. 10, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The Art Sale will be open to the public. Artists who are interested in displaying their art at the event should contact the Gallery for more information. The 2nd Street Gallery is open to the public Thursday - Saturday from Noon - 5 p.m. For information, call (707) 460-1414.

Coloring Book

The coloring book “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is a great way to engage students with a home art and learning project! This book is hand drawn by local artist Rosemary Garcia, highlighting the “wild side” of Del Norte County with colorful critters. The coloring book includes captions in English, Tolowa, and Yurok, and at the end of the book are interesting facts about each of the 17 featured animals. “Colorful Critters of Del Norte County” is available at these local outlets: Del Norte Office Supply at 240 I St, the Mail Room at 900 Northcrest Drive and the Yurok Country Visitor Center at 101 Klamath Blvd., in Klamath. For more information, contact DNACA at (707) 464-1336 or office@dnaca.net

Coast Redwoods Art Association

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Art Gallery is pleased to present new art inspired by our local beach and redwood landscapes, including Arlene Krogstad’s original oil entitled “California Dreaming.” The Gallery’s October Artist of the Month is Cheryl Anderson. 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 more information, call (707) 464-9133.

Gallery of Arts and Culture

The Gallery of Arts & Culture at 175 H St, Crescent City, is now open. Masks and gloves will be required according to the Department of Public Health, until they are certain the virus is abating. The Gallery has been sanitized and freshened, and is ready to welcome guests and visitors. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information, call the gallery at (707) 464-4745. 

Curry County

Brian Scott Gallery

Brian Scott Gallery, located at 515 Chetco Ave in Brookings, showcases more than 25 artists. October’s Artist of the Month is Phyllis Earls, who works with acrylics and mixed media. Phyllis will also be at the Second Saturday Art Walk Oct. 10, to meet the public and talk about her work. The Gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. where you can enjoy ocean views from the third-floor patio. Masks are required in the Gallery. For further information, call (541) 469-1241.

Ellensburg Theater Company

ETC’s Thursday Night Jam Sessions have resumed at the theater, 94196 W Moore St, Gold Beach. All musicians are welcome to attend, as are those who come to sing along or just enjoy the music. $2 donation per person requested. Face coverings and social distancing required. For more information, call (541) 247-4382.

Fog and Fine Art Gallery

Located in Wright’s Custom Framing and Art Supply at 810 Chetco Ave in Brookings, the Fog and Fine Art Gallery displays many local artists showing a variety of media including jewelry, pottery, painting, and more. The Gallery also has a dedicated classroom that inspires new and seasoned artists with workshops. The Gallery is open from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information on class listings, painting demonstrations, and featured artists, call (541) 469-7900 or visit them on Facebook @WrightsCustomFraming. 

Manley Art Center and Gallery

Manley Art Center and Gallery is located at 433 Oak St. in Brookings. The gallery has a limit of no more than 10 visitors inside the gallery at this time due to rules related to the COVID-19 virus, and masks are required whenever social distancing cannot be maintained. Food is not allowed. For more information, call (541) 469-1807 or visit pelicanbayartsassociation.org.

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

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