California Redwoods Art Association

California Redwoods Art Association’s 2nd St Gallery, 1228 2nd St., Artist of the Month for July is Bonni Ross with a collection of her paintings.

The Gallery is also displaying members’ collections throughout the community, including: the Del Norte County Library with Ed Reidel; Sutter Coast Hospital with Mario Vaden, Catherine Balck, Richard Wardlaw, William Harper, Bill Sanchez, and Pauline Lodolini; and Wild Rivers Community Foundation with Christie McRiley, Andrea Mastrangelo, and Billye Woodford.

Every Wednesday noon-2 p.m. local artist Carol Long teaches oil painting class at the Gallery. Children’s watercolor classes run 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. on Saturdays beginning this week through Aug. 28 for $10 per student.

Spirits in Clay classes for children are 10 a.m.- noon Mondays July 16-Aug. 6, Wednesdays July 19-Aug. 8 and Wednesdays Aug. 8-Aug. 22. These are free of charge thanks to a grant from the Wild Rivers Community Foundation.

Registration is required for all classes. Become a member of the Gallery and spend Saturday painting and networking 1 p.m.-3 p.m. For more information, call 707-460-1414.

Lighthouse Quilt Guild Quilt Show 2018

The Lighthouse Quilt Guild will host their annual Quilt Show 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 18 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds in Crescent City.

This year the theme is Color Explosion and will include vendors, door prizes, a judged quilt show, and more. Admission is a requested $3 donation. Quilt entry forms are due July 10 and are available at www.lighthousequiltguild.com. For more information, call 707-458-3008.

Arts for Veterans guitar, creative writing, and drum circles

DNACA’s Arts for Veterans guitar class with Dale Morgan will continue this summer at the VFW Hall, 810 H St., Crescent City.

Intermediate class is at 5:15 p.m. and beginning class is at 6:15 p.m. on Tuesdays beginning July 10 and running through Sept. 11.

Creative Writing with Barbara Genovese will take place at the Del Norte Senior Center, 1765 Northcrest Dr., Crescent City, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays running July 14 through Sept. 1.

Mombo Hernandez will lead a drum circle in Templeman Grove as a celebration of the Redwood Parks’ 50th anniversary, located off of California 197 on the river side in Hiouchi, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. July 28. Hand drums and percussion instruments will be provided.

All activities in DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program are free-of-charge to veterans, active military, and their family members. This activity is supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency. Learn more at www.arts.ca.gov. For more information and to register, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336 or dnaca@harborside.com .

Brian Scott Gallery

Artist of the Month for July at Brian Scott Gallery, 515 Chetco Ave., Brookings, is Randy Warren, the newest artist in the gallery. Join him for a discussion during Art Walk 4:30 p.m. July 14. For more information, call 541-412-8687.

Crescent Harbor Gallery

Coast Redwoods Art Association’s Crescent Harbor Gallery, 140 Marine Way, Crescent City, Artist of the Month for July is Lynn Parker with a collection of her watercolors.

July’s demo will be led by Philip Wadsworth on clouds in pastel at noon on July 26, preceded by a potluck.

The prospectus for the gallery’s Annual National Juried Art Show, which will be on display Sept. 1-30 with a reception 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 1, is now available. Each entry is $20 with a maximum of three per artist and monetary awards will be given. All two-dimensional media is eligible.

Saturdays include a papier maché program at 1 p.m. Mondays 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. offers a space and good company for artists and crafters. For more information, call 707-464-9133.

Art in Public Places

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness’ Art in Public Places exhibit is titled “Art by Veterans,” a collection of artwork created by students in DNACA’s Arts for Veterans program, funded, in part, by Veterans in the Arts, a program of the California Arts Council, a state agency. The exhibit will be up through Aug. 9 when the public is invited to a reception 5 p.m.-6 p.m. honoring the artists.

DNACA’s Art in Public Places exhibits are available for viewing in the Del Norte County Courthouse, 450 H St., Crescent City. The courthouse is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except for state holidays. For more information, call DNACA at 707-464-1336.

DNACA’s 36th Performance Series pre-sale season tickets

The Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness will have limited quantities of pre-sale season tickets available before its 2018-19 season lineup is announced Aug. 13.

Pre-sale season tickets provide not only a discount to the five individual performances, but also to regular season tickets. Just like regular season tickets, they are transferable and will be replaced if lost. They are available in Crescent City at Del Norte Office Supply, 240 I St., and will be at Live from Downtown’s First Friday from 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Friday. They are available in Brookings at Wright’s Custom Framing, 810 Chetco Ave.

General pre-sale season tickets are $65, Senior (65+) are $50, Student (k-college full-time) are $40, and Family (2 general and 2 other) are $150. For more information, contact DNACA at 707-464-1336.

Manley Art Center and Gallery

The Manley Art Center and Gallery, 433 Oak St., Brookings will display a collection of ribbon winners from the Azalea Art Festival through August.

New work by Pete Chasar will also be on display July 3-July 30, with a discussion at 4 p.m. July 14 during Art Walk.

The Gallery is open 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Children of all ages are invited to the Center from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays to see work created by member artists and work in the classroom. For more information, call 541-469-1807.

For the community arts calendar, go to www.dnaca.net. Arts Scene items should be sent to the Del Norte Association for Cultural Awareness (DNACA) at dnaca@harborside.com .

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