Sep 28, 2017
This guide to Sonoma County art galleries includes co-op galleries run by a group of artists and craftsman, independently-owned galleries that feature work chosen by the owner, art centers that show work of members, guests and juried shows, working studios that include a gallery for the public, and street sculptures that would never fit into a gallery. We had fun researching this guide and hope we have included everyone. Please let us know of any ommissions and we'll be glad to add them. We divided the guide into towns assuming that readers would be on the road to explore galleries in a particular location. Why not find a few more nearby!?
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Artisans' Co-Op Gallery
17175 Bodega Hwy., Bodega
Showcases local art and craft, including shepherds who offer sheep skins and hand-spun wool. Monthly demos on the first Sat. of the month. See website for upcoming events and demos.
Cloverdale Arts Alliance
204 N. Cloverdale Blvd., Cloverdale
Operated by local artists, offers a wide variety of original artwork by the resident artists and invited guests.
Sculpture from Geyserville to Cloverdale
John Orrs Gdns # 4, Duncans Mills
Features Early California includes artists from the 1860's to the 1940' and contemporary California landscapes, still life, genre, and real life.
Becoming Independent Art Studio and Gallery Fulton Crossing Gallery
1200 River Rd, Fulton, Studio H.
Open House 3rd Fri. of every month 5-8p; Sat & Sun 12-5p
Becoming Independent (BI) is a community-based service organization established 50 years ago to help people with disabilities live meaningful and productive lives. The BI Professional Art Program allows artists to explore and develop their personal creativity by providing inspiration, instruction, encouragement, and opportunities for exhibitions and sales.
(Mailing address: 1425 Corporate Center Parkway, Santa Rosa CA 95407)
Fulton Crossing Gallery
1200 River Rd., Fulton
Open House 3rd Friday of every month 5-8p; Sat & Sun 12-5p
It is the place for resident artists to cultivate an inspiring dialog, ignite artistic passion, and exhibit their work. 23 studios and 75 working artists.
Dallas A. Saunders Artisan Textiles (retail and gallery)
275 Hwy. 128, Geyserville
Fri-Sun 11-6p or by appt.
A destination textile design studio, showroom and art gallery located in a stunningly re-designed former prune packing warehouse in the beautiful Alexander Valley
Sculpture from Geyserville to Cloverdale
14301 Arnold Dr., Ste. 8, Glen Ellen
Northern CA. premier sculpture gallery dedicated entirely to modern and contemporary fine art sculpture
9048 Graton Rd., Graton
Tue-Sat 10:30-6p; Sun 10:30-4p
California Fine Art and Artisan Crafts. Owned and operated by 8 local artists. Exhibits rotate every 6 weeks.
39225 Hwy 1, Gualala
Local artists featuring monthly shows of two artists each. Woodworking, weavings, drawings, pottery, stained glass. All volunteer organization.
Gualala Arts Center
46501 Gualala Rd., Gualala
Mon-Fri 10-4; Sat & Sun 12-4p
Features original artwork by well-known and emerging Sonoma County conceptual artists. Promoting public interest and participation in the arts since 1961.
39120 Ocean Dr., Gualala
Thu–Sat 11–5p; Sun 11–3p
Renowned for its standard of excellence in fine art with a unique and exceptional selection of contemporary art, paintings, and sculptures by award-winning artists.
39102 Ocean Dr. Gualala
Established in 2003, Studio 391 is one of Gualala's premier fine art galleries located on California's Sonoma/Mendocino Coast specializing in works by emerging and established artists and featuring Sea Ranch photography by Paul Kozal.
Blue Door Gallery
16359 Main St., Guerneville
Located alongside the Russian River in west Sonoma County, the Blue Door Gallery showcases three talented local artists: Douglas Devivo, Dianne Neuman and Jesse Stimson. Includes two working studios.
Carport Gallery and Design Studio
15098 Old River Road, Guerneville
Call for an Appointment
Exhibiting abstract painting, sculpture, multi-media installations and conceptual works.
Kuhr-Norris Studio & Gallery
16216 Main St., Ste "B", Guerneville
Call for an Appointment & 1st Fri. Art Walk until 8p
Featuring black & white film photography by Suzy Kuhr and oil paintings by Katharine Norris
16300 Third St., Guerneville
Artist Receptions are on 1st Friday Art Walk 5-8p; #17 on Art Walk Guide map.
Quarterly Rotation, By Appointment Only. Seasonal weekend Hours 1-5;
Don Lawson is a retired Gallerist from SF Sacramento Street! As a hobby, to play with Curating, he offers up his studio/courtyard for guest living artists, estate srt & his collection! Full of whimsy & quirky themes with a story to tell!
Russian River Art Gallery
16357 Main St., Guerneville
Daily 11–5p; Closed on Tue.
Local artists sculpture, paintings, ceramics, jewelry
Russian River Glass Images
16369 Main St., Guerneville
Russian River Glass Images is a unique stained glass art studio/gallery in Guerneville. Rebecca Lichau owner and a resident artist has been creating beautiful original stained glass windows, doors, lamps and art pieces as well as offering stained glass repair and restoration for residences, businesses, and churches for over 30 years.
Aerena Galleries and Gardens
115 Plaza St., Healdsburg
Work by emerging, mid-career and established artists in a wide range of styles and media. Paintings, sculptures, photography, truly a wide range of media.
Alexis Greenberg Photography Gallery
347 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
Alexis specializes in fine art photography: landscapes, portraits, fashion shows, weddings, product photography and private events
Andy Katz Photography
322-A Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
Andy Katz is a fine art photographer specializing in photos of winery images throughout the world. He is an author of 14 books.
Bob Johnson Art Gallery
314 Center St., Healdsburg
Collectible art covers the spectrum of styles and subject matter from traditional to playful to damn funny. Original drawings. Limited Edition Prints.
Bourne Photo Studio and Gallery
14 Healdsburg Ave., Ste D, Healdsburg
Bourne Photo Studio + Gallery Features the Bounty and Beauty of Sonoma County. From the Russian River to the seasons in the vineyards, select from hundreds of landscapes, horses, Sonoma Coast and Still lifes. Create custom artwork of any size in materials of your choosing: We offer complimentary consultation and delivery Canvas, prints and metal surfaces. Custom framing and panoramics, collections and over-sized prints. Drop- in visitors are welcome but it's always best to call first in case the photographer is out on assignment.
Bradford Brenner Photography
101 A Plaza St., Healdsburg
Art, for me, is about creating a feeling that can be shared. Art is about relationships. The relationship between light and dark, color and non-color, warm and cool, form and formless. Most importantly, art is about the relationship between the viewer and the painting.
Capture Fine Art Gallery
105 Plaza St., Healdsburg
Capture Gallery brings you unique and transformative adventures in photography and art. From vast landscapes in California, through iridescent beauty buried deep in the earth, and into the mysteries of form, imagination, and spirit.
Christopher Hill Gallery
326 Healdsburg Ave. , Healdsburg
and 1235 Main St., St. Helena
Wed-Mon 10:30-ish to 5:30-ish; Closed on Tues
Napa Valley’s longest solely owned contemporary fine art destination, now in its 15th year. Acclaimed for our discerning approach and discovery of original art, we represent a distinguished roster of well-known and emerging national, international and regional artists purveyed within two distinctive gallery settings in both Napa and Sonoma wine country.
Dovetail Collection (Check out Online sales)
407 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
We feature an uncommon collection of furniture, home decor, jewelry, art glass, pottery, textiles and gift items. When we select work to present in the gallery, we place as much emphasis on the quality of the craftsmanship and materials as on the artistry and originality of the design.
Erickson Fine Art Gallery
324 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
Daily 11-6; Closed Weds or Call for an Appointment
Contemporary paintings, sculpture, work on paper, local and international artists.
Hammerfriar Gallery and Frame Shop
132 Mill St., Ste 101, Healdsburg
Tue-Fri 10-6; Sat 10-5p; Sun. 12-4 and by Appt.
Features original artwork by established and emerging Bay Area conceptual artists and museum quality picture framing.
Healdsburg Center for the Arts
130 Plaza St., Healdsburg
Mon, Wed, Thu. 11-5p; Fri & Sat 11-6p
Gallery with Artists featuring ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, painting, glass and photography. 7 rotating shows per year with annual gift gallery show end of Nov. through Dec.
Options Gallery, Inc. (retail store with gallery edge)
126 Matheson St., Healdsburg
Mon–Fri 10:30–5:30p; Sat. 11-4p
Beautiful unique objects of art to wear, use or admire in your home
Paul Mahder Gallery
222 Healdsburg Ave., Healdsburg
Wed-Mon 10–6p; Sun 10-5p
Largest single floor gallery in No. Ca. of 11,000 sq. feet, containing a broad diverse collection of fine art. Paul Mahder Gallery represents about 30 local artists and exhibits up to 45 well-known artists from around the world. The gallery also features performances by local jazz musicians. Check website for more information.
105 Plaza St. Healdsburg
Mon-Sat 11–6p; Sun 11–5p; Closed Wed., Note: The gallery is on the second floor. Elevator access on the Healdsburg Ave. the side of the building.
Eclectic, Curated, Collections. Specializes in award-winning bronze and burl sculpture, paintings, photography, fine art glass and jewelry.
Upstairs Art Gallery
306 Center St., Healdsburg note: mezzanine level, stairs only
Original fine art and crafts from over 20 16 local artists. Featuring oils, pastel, watercolor, jewelry, ceramics and glass art.
Call for an Appointment
Third generation artist who uses 17th-century techniques developed by Flemish painters. She not only produces fine art but teaches painting and works on public art installations.
3627 Main St., Occidental
Open DailyFine arts and crafts made by over 200 local Sonoma County artists.
3692 Bohemian Hwy #3, Occidental
Galleria has a wide variety of items from around the world. A little something for everyone.
Neon Raspberry Art House
3605 Main St., Occidental
We showcase art that questions our perspectives. Work that sparks new thoughts, actions, and revolutions. Nestled in the redwoods of Northern California, we open our doors each week to ask questions, engage in a conversation and grow love.
Occidental Center for the Arts Gallery
3850 Doris Murphy Court Occidental
Tue, Fri, Sat, and Sun. 11-4p
Exists to provide a welcoming and accessible venue for the performing and visual arts in Occidental, California. Our mission is to enrich our community by providing diverse cultural experiences that inspire, educate, and entertain. The gallery shows Sonoma County artists only. The exhibitions are juried, with the exception of the Salmon Creek student show and the Pointless Sisters creative quilt show. There are six or seven rotating shows per year.
111 Kentucky St., Petaluma
Mon-Tue 9-2p; Wed 9-4p; Thu & Fri 10-3p
Alchemia Gallery and Studios is a contemporary gallery and retail venue that features the work of over 150 artists with developmental disabilities. Our retail departments include functional and fine art ceramics, one of a kind textiles and clothing, prints and cards featuring some of our most iconic pieces. The gallery also acts as studio space for the artists that are active during business hours. Come and meet the artists and gain insight into the process surrounding the creation of these works. The front gallery rotates every 8 weeks offering a portal to the best work being produced at our three studio locations.
209 Western Ave., Petaluma
Mon-Tue 11-5:30p; Wed-Thu 10–6p; Fri-Sat 10–7p; Sun 11-5p
Family-run gallery featuring world-renowned, local artists. Established in 1988.
Ice House Gallery
405 E. "D" St., Petaluma
Tue–Fri 11–5; Sat 1–5; Sun 1–4; or Call for an Appointment
Features work by local artists and others. This gallery is associated with Digital Grange, which provides services for the digital creation and presentation of artwork. Italian Art Original The photography studio is connected to the gallery to create prints.
Petaluma Arts Center
230 Lakeville St, Petaluma
Thu-Mon 11-5p; Closed Tue and Wed
A grassroots effort to acknowledge and celebrate local artists and their contributions and to involve the whole community in appreciation, involvement, and recognition of art as an enriching component of our daily lives.
Riverfront Art Gallery
132 Petaluma Blvd. N., Petaluma
Wed, Thu & Sun 11-6p; Fri & Sat 11-8p, Closed Mon and Tues
Fine art painting, sculpture, and photography by local North Bay Area artists
University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University
1801 East Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park
Tue-Fri 11-4p; Sat & Sun 12-4p;
Exhibitions and public programs on modern and contemporary artists of regional, national, and international significance.
531 5th St., Santa Rosa
Mon-Tue by appt only; Wed-Sat 12-7p; Sun 12-5p
Founded by avid screen print collector Curt Barnickel, Agent Ink Gallery features limited edition screen prints, rock art posters, apparel, enamel pins and stickers
604 College Ave., Santa Rosa
Mon-Sat 9-5p; Closed on Sun.
19th - 21st Century Original Fine Art Prints. They have an inventory of over 6000 prints which can be seen online.
Area Arts Co-op
3855 Sonoma Highway Santa Rosa
Fri & Sat 11-4p; Sun by appt.
Original art by rock stars Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix, and by Tom Everhart, authorized by late “Peanuts” cartoonist Charles Schulz to create paintings based on his characters.
Art Trails Gallery at Corrick's
Fourth St., Santa Rosa
Mon-Sat 10–5:30p; First Fri. Reception 5-7p
Formed to feature some of Sonoma County's finest talent in a year-round setting. The Gallery currently displays work from over 35 of the 180+ Art Trails participants. Our First Friday "Meet the Artists" series features different Art Trails artists each month. See our "Events" page to see who's up this month!
Art Museum of Sonoma County
425 Seventh St., Santa Rosa
Tue-Sun 11–5p; Admission: $10 adults, $7 students and seniors, Free for children up to 12
The museum features an art gallery with contemporary paintings and a second gallery with a history exhibition. Exhibitions rotate every three to four months. There is a gift shop and a sculpture garden.
Backstreet Studios Gallery (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
461 Sebastopol Ave., Santa Rosa
Sat & Sun 12-5p; Call for an Appointment 707-478-4739
The Backstreet Gallery is located on Art Alley just east of South A Street and north of Sebastopol Ave. in Santa Rosa’s SOFA arts district
Blasted Art Gallery (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
Art Alley, South ‘A’ Street, Santa Rosa
First Friday Art Walks 5-8p; variable weekend hours and by appointment. Please see website for current information.
With a mission to “show good local art well,” Sonoma County artists Bill Shelley and Chris Beards founded Blasted Art Gallery to explore creativity and provide a venue for interesting and inventive Sonoma County art. The gallery is part of the downtown Santa Rosa SOFA Arts District, surrounded by other galleries and artist studios.
456 Tenth St., Santa Rosa
Calibi Gallery is committed to showing art that has the power to move people deeply. Our inventory includes works from the 19th and 21st centuries but the 20th century is our primary arena.
Christie Marks Fine Art Gallery (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
312 South "A" St. Ste #7, Santa Rosa
Open by Appt.
Connectscutting-edge collectors with the most innovative artists and photographers working today. The gallery represents emerging as well as mid-career artists. The working studio of artist Christie Marks is also on site.
Chroma Gallery (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
312 South "A" St., Santa Rosa
Thu-Sat 11-4p; Sun 11-2p; or Call for an Appointment
Chroma Gallery featuring art exhibitions, paintings, sculpture, crafts, art classes, figure drawing, jewelry, gifts and events.
Dan Scannell Fine Art (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
312 South A St., Santa Rosa
Call for an Appointment
Until recently most of his creative energy went into designing paper goods and fabric. But in the last few years, he has focused primarily on landscape painting both in oils and soft pastels.
Daniel Graham Sculpture Studio and Gallery
25 A Maxwell Ct., Santa Rosa
Call for an Appointment
Sculptures for outside, patios, backyards, gardens, fountains. Architectural sculptures for interior, 3 dimensional, reliefs, Public Work, Private Commissions
From the Inside Out Max Dubois -Studio (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
312 South "A" St., Ste 8, Santa Rosa
1st Friday 5–8p; and by Appointment
A variety of mediums with chosen artists, lending juxtaposition between artistic minds, with review & discussion from the many art appreciators
Heron Hall, Laguna Environmental Center
900 Sanford Rd., Santa Rosa
707-527-9277 x 122
The goal of the gallery is to have multiple shows per year of nature-themed art for sale
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Rd. Santa Rosa
Features sculpture trail of Bruce Johnson’s work. Also, includes indoor galleries and a courtyard with four artists sculpture.
Robert F. Agrella Art Gallery SRJC
1501 Mendicino Ave., Santa Rosa
Mon, Tue, Wed, and Thu. 10–4p & Sat. 1–4p
The art gallery is an open window to the aesthetic and cultural spirit of the Art Department, the College, and the community. Our shows, exhibits, and programs support the art curriculum and are curated by the art faculty members based on their expertise and interests.
Seishin Studio (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
Art Alley, Santa Rosa
Open by appointment
Zen, calligraphy, circles.
“My art has been heavily influenced by Zen philosophy and traditional Japanese arts. Making circles for twenty-some years may seem redundant (no pun intended) to some, but I feel no need to "move away." This self-examination and expression of what interests me seems to fulfill my needs as an artist and is constantly in flux.”
Sonoma Academy Art Gallery
2500 Farmers Lane, Santa Rosa
We believe that exposure to the arts is an inherent part of education, and therefore, expose students to a variety of artists and styles that are not typically shown in Sonoma County. Over the last 14 years, we have shown a diverse group of artists from all over the world including Pakistan, Tibet, Sweden, Germany, England, France, Russia, Mexico, Bosnia, the Philippines, Iran, and Cuba as well as local Bay area artists. In addition, student show—including artwork from high schools in Japan, China, and Afghanistan—have been displayed.
Taunee Callahan Fine Art (SOFA Arts District in Santa Rosa)
312 South A St., Santa Rosa
Call for an Appointment
Taunee Callahan is a native Californian who began her rise in the art world in 2008. Working in mixed media, she has evolved into a master of vibrant color, line, and texture--breathing life and feeling into every painting. Her works adorn the walls of both individual collectors and the fine establishments of California's Wine Country.
Valley of the Moon Pottery North Eagle Studio & Gallery
6191 Sonoma Hwy., Santa Rosa
Caryn Fried and Wayne Reynolds show and sell their nationally recognized pottery, paintings, sculpture and bonsai trees. Also, hold pottery classes in their studio on premises. There is also a cut-your-own Xmas tree part of the garden.
Chimera Arts and Makers Space
6791 Sebastopol Ave., Ste 180, Sebastopol
Chimera is Sonoma County's first non-profit community arts and makerspace (or hackerspace), located in downtown Sebastopol at the old Ford Garage building. We're a community of makers, artists, engineers, and creatives of all types who love to share, learn and work together
Frame of Mind (frame shop with gallery)
2000 Gravenstein Hwy. N., Suite 100, Sebastopol
Mon-Sat: 11-5p & Sun: 12- 4p
The gallery is a venue for painters, a milner, and other artisans. Shows contemporary work focusing mostly on mixed media paintings but includes hats, laser cut lights, jewelry and other handmade wearables."
Lauri Luck Art Gallery
2371 Gravenstein Hwy. S., Sebastopol
Re-opens March 2018
2nd weekend of the month offers an open studio, from 12 - 4 where visitors can come enjoy artwork in progress, artwork for sale, scintillating conversations and slices of fresh homemade pies. Yum! Rotating art shows every month.
Patrick Amiot Junk Art – Not a gallery – but a street for viewing
382 Florence Ave., Sebastopol
A large number of our sculptures may be seen throughout the charming town of Sebastopol, California. Florence Avenue is lined with our past work, a must-see if you visit our neck of the woods.
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
282 High Street, Sebastopol
Tue-Fri 10-4p; Sat 1-4p
Features many fine visual, performing, and literary arts programs, classes and exhibits. It is our goal to offer exhibition opportunities to our local Sonoma County and Bay Area community of artists as well as showing work by artists throughout California and beyond. Through juried, invitational and curated exhibitions, we hope to stimulate and inspire gallery visitors. Our exhibitions are often augmented with lectures, panel discussions, workshops and demonstrations to educate and further enhance the public's engagement with the arts.
6780 McKinley St. #150, Sebastopol
www.thepassdoor.comWe represent that grey space between an Art Gallery & Design Studio. Some might say we are the Mother of Modern Art, constantly changing and reoccurring. Our iconic design pieces will become tomorrow's heirlooms & the Father of Iconic Design.
Tibetan Gallery & Studio
6770 McKinley St. #130, Sebastopol
Call for an Appointment
Tibetan Gallery & Studio is a non-profit that is truly unique; it is the working studio of Tibetan thangka master, Tashi Dhargyal. Dhargyal opens his doors to the public for limited hours weekly. Featured in ForbesLife MagazineÕs A-List, the gallery is the only place outside Tibet where you can see a Tibetan painting a two-story Buddhist scroll painting known as a thanbhochi
Arts Guild of Sonoma
140 East Napa St., Sonoma
A community of 30 artists in and around the town of Sonoma. Artworks on view are in all mediums – collage, drawing, encaustic, jewelry, painting, photography, sculpture, and textiles. Members work in the gallery. 1st Fri. receptions
La Haye Art Center
148 E. Napa St., Sonoma
Beverly Prevost creates lo-tech, artful and useful ceramics with a wiggle. The forms are well-balanced, comfortable and unexpected with a little-added playfulness.
La Haye Art Center
148 East Napa St. , Sonoma
brigittemcreynolds.com/I work in layers of paint, creating luminous color, depth, and voluptuous texture. Painting for me is a dynamic intuitive process. A drip or smear can reveal part of that process. I like that!
450 First St. E Ste "G", Sonoma
A beautiful and eclectic blend of art, glass, pottery, and jewelry. Some of the best local artisans and artists from around the globe lend to the ever-changing collection of art. The home collection offers transitional furniture and pieces that will fit your special décor
447 First St. West, Sonoma
Featuring the fine art of nationally respected artists painting the wine country with oil, watercolor, and pastel.
La Haye Art Center
148 E. Napa St., Sonoma, CA
Call for an Appointment
A production facility of five artists, Jim Callahan, Kala Stein, Barbara Prevost, Stacia Bradey Brigitte McReynolds. The alley gallery features the work of one or more local artists on a rotating basis. La Haye Gallery and Studio is a hidden gem in Sonoma. There is also a frame making studio. But the most exciting part of this establishment is the Alley Gallery which features the art of these marvelous artists in the corridor of their space but also the Alley Gallery Space which features the rotating exhibit of local artists who also sit the gallery and work at their art as they docent.
Kat’s Meow Sonoma
452 First Street East, Suite E, Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma CA
Artist Kat Romine has taken her passion and incredible talent to focus on creating in vivid oils, a very special memory of the loved pet we cherish. See her painting live in her gallery.
Lisa Kristine Gallery
452 First Street East, Sonoma, CA
Open Daily 10-6p
Lisa Kristine uses photography to expose deeply human stories and to inspire change. For more than twenty-five years, Lisa has explored the globe, looking for the peoples, cultures, and places that time forgot, creating indelible and unforgettable images.
Overlook Gallery at Nicholson Ranch
4200 Napa Rd., Sonoma
Open Daily 10-6p
The gallery features a rotating exhibit of paintings, sculpture and mixed media works.
Terra Firma Gallery
452 First St., Sonoma
A leader in the presentation and promotion of contemporary visual arts and provide our clientele with exceptional quality jewelry.
Bodega Bay Heritage Gallery
Christian Quintin Gallery
Oil, Pastel, Pen & Ink, Prints
Frank Gannon Gallery
Landscape painting, still life, portraits, and figures.
Jenny Lynn Hall
Uses a technique that she developed during her ten years in Italy that blends the richness of ancient building materials with a contemporary sensibility. The result is original work that works with architecture and interior design to add beauty and depth to the everyday experience. Applications include interior/exterior paintings, flooring, backsplashes
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