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Artists & Galleries

From Art at the Source to A Street Galleries, Sonoma County has a rich tradition of nurturing the arts. Many artists have chosen to make their home here often using the natural beauty as their inspiration. Check out our complete gallery listings and articles.

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2019-09-21Sep 21, 2019

We are delighted to present our sixth Solo exhibition of figurative sculptures by Mark Chatterley. We have represented Chatterley for over 25 years and have featured him in Solo shows in our Berkeley, San Francisco and Sonoma galleries. Included in this exclusive on-line show are 14 works, twelve in ceramic and two in bronze. Our website features a map and list of works for self-guided tours of the sculptureWALK at Jack London Village.


2019-05-03May 3, 2019

Pie Eyed Open Studio is having its very last show.  I invited all 85 artists who have shown with me over the past 5 years to come back for this final event and the response has been overwhelming - 80 said yes! Who doesn’t like to get all their friends together for a party?!  Well that’s what’s happening at the Pie Eyed Reunion Show and Farewell Party May 10th – 12th.  As always – everyone is invited to come to this special free event celebrating 5 Years — 50 shows — 80 artists. Bring friends and relatives and join all the Pie Eyed fans who have embraced and enjoyed our unique presentation of local Art + Pie all these years. Read about our history below.


2019-04-24Apr 24, 2019

A Cloverdale art gallery's upcoming show features an eclectic range of work by local artists. An Artists’ Reception will be held from 5:00 to 7:30pm on Saturday, May 18.Guest artists for this exhibit are  Jimmie Nord, Sculpture and Tamra Sanchez, Pastel Painting. Resident artists are Ralph Broussard,Laura Paine CarrJane GardnerPamela HeckPaul Maurer and Hanya Popova Parker.

2019-04-04Apr 4, 2019

Post-flood, a Guerneville artist and gallery owner has rediscovered the power of art as a tool for healing. “Being in a creative space opens the mind (and body) to new possibilities and hope which is of immeasurable value during stressful times,” says Douglas DeVivo.

2019-09-01Sep 1, 2019

Atelier One in Graton invites the public to its annual open studios event on Saturday and Sunday, September 28 & 29, 11 AM to 6 PM. Seventeen accomplished artists, designers, architects and one unique gallery will be open for the viewing pleasure of art lovers and those curious to see this hub of creative activity. The Gazette’s September theme, “A Lifetime of Learning” exemplifies the creative process for many of the artists participating in this year’s open house. A number of the artists who work in the Atelier One studio building are directly involved with lifelong learning as art educators

2019-08-28Aug 28, 2019

On September 16, 2007, Riverfront Art Gallery first opened its doors.  On September 14, 2019, the gallery will celebrate the completion of its 12th year on the Boulevard!  Co-owners Lance Kuehne and Jerrie Morago were convinced that a gallery of local artists could work, but the art business is notoriously difficult, so nothing was certain.  Of course, at this point, they are beaming at reaching this milestone. 

2019-08-12Aug 12, 2019
2019-06-26Jun 26, 2019

In June, Santa Rosa's premiere experimental theater company, The Imaginists, won a $9,000 grant from the California Arts Council. The funds will be used to help the company present their latest show, PEACE (The Redacted Version), in a number of Santa Rosa public parks this year.

2019-06-26Jun 26, 2019

An exhibit of forty photographs by Salvador "Pocho" Sanchez-Strawbridge aims to offer dignity to some of the vulnerable human beings who have been criminalized and dehumanized while experiencing homelessness in Santa Rosa. FACES, presented by Homeless Action! and Justicewise, will open in September.

2019-05-31May 31, 2019

Join us in celebrating one of Cloverdale’s signature events, the 2019-2020 Cloverdale Sculpture Trail Artists’ Reception on Saturday, June 8th from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. Meet artists whose works will adorn the streets of Cloverdale for a year. This free public celebration is dedicated to the artists and to Cloverdale’s entire community and beyond for supporting Cloverdale’s one-of-a-kind Sculpture Exhibit. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres by Tracy Valva, wines by Kelley & Young, sculpture themed cocktails and dessert by The Flour Girl at the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center, 209 N. Cloverdale Blvd. This celebration is open to the public. 

2019-05-27May 27, 2019

We’ve talked about Random Acts of Kindness (RAK). Let’s talk about this idea again. I think about the ‘old timers’ on the coast and what that meant for them. I truly believe it was an essential part of their life to depend on neighbors and community. June is full of good times on the coast. How about a walk on pristine land at Jenner in the morning, an afternoon music performance at the Timber Cove Resort with Kyle, a browse through the Gualala Arts exhibit halls, dinner at one of the wonderful places to eat in Gualala or Point Arena, and an evening performance at the Theater. Stay overnight at the Lighthouse in one of the Coast Guard cottages or the Bryan B Preserve cottages. 

2019-05-24May 24, 2019

On June 1st, Sonoma County will launch the Coastal Close-up photo contestto highlight the beautiful Sonoma Coast. Everyone is invited to submit a photo that showcases Sonoma County’s coastline, coastal vegetation, or wildlife.


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