Limited-edition prints by Marian Flanders will be on exhibit through March 26 at First Street Real Estate, 423 First St. A reception is Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Courtesy photo

Limited-edition prints by Marian Flanders will be on exhibit through March 26 at First Street Real Estate, 423 First St. A reception is Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. Courtesy photo


ArtAbout expands to 31 venues

By From page A1 | March 06, 2012

Four new venues join the circuit for the Second Friday ArtAbout, a monthly evening of art viewing and artists’ receptions at galleries and businesses in downtown Davis and beyond.

Live music or a disc jockey will be featured at Armadillo Music, Davis Laser Center, Delta of Venus, Lily’s Boutique, Monticello Cuisine, Natsoulas Gallery, Pence Gallery, Ray Johnston Photography Studio, Riki Design, The Wardrobe and Yolo SPCA Thrift Store.

Coordinated by the Davis Downtown Business Association, all events are free and open to the public. Many include complimentary refreshments and opportunities to chat with featured artists. For more information, visit www.davisdowntown.com, or e-mail [email protected].

Art receptions and viewings:

* Armadillo Music, 205 F St., (530) 758-8058; reception, 7-9 p.m. “Hey is that a Peacock?” Cara Manich, through April 11. Live music by The Resolution starting at 6 p.m. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

* The Artery, 207 G St., (530) 758-8330; reception, 7-9 p.m. “The Real and The Imagined,” Christopher Dewees, prints, and Shannon Moore, ceramics, through April 3. Hours: Monday-Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

* The Avid Reader, 617 Second St., (530) 758-4040; reception, 5-7 p.m. “New Work,” Tyson Anthony Roberts, acrylic on canvas, through April 10. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.

* Burgers and Brew, 403 Third St., (530) 750-3600; 6-9 p.m. (viewing only), “Metaphorical Dreams,” Zac Kwiker, mixed media, painting, through March 31. Hours: Sunday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.-midnight; Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 a.m.

* ciocolat, 301 B St., (530) 753-3088; reception, 6-9 p.m., “Through the Lens of a Teen,” city of Davis Teen Photo contest winners, photography, through April 8. Hours: Sunday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m.

* Cloud Forest Café, 222 D St., Suite 10, (530) 753-2164; reception, 5-7 p.m. Dianna Barsotti, mixed media, through April 7. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

* Cobalt Salon & Gallery, 132 E St., Suite 350, (Mansion Square), (916) 806-3141; reception, 6-8 p.m. Felicia Belle, acrylic painting and jewelry, and Lynne Brown, gourd art, through May 31. Champagne at reception. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for the gallery, and other times by appointment.

* Crepeville, 330 Third St., (530) 750-2400; 5-11 p.m. (viewing only), “Finding Pennies,”Jack Fitz Gibbon, spray paint, acrylic paint and stickers on canvas and skateboard, through March 31; Ben Tuason, photography, through March 31. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

* Davis Developmental Pediatrics Group, 760 Fifth St., (530) 758-3374; reception, 6-9 p.m. Rotating art show from Team Davis students, group show, through March 31, kids welcome to create art at reception. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

* Davis Laser Center, 803 Second St., Suite B (Chen Building), (530) 758-5492; reception, 5-7 p.m. Shawn Whalberg, metal sculpture and wall art, through March 15. Mica Raine (flutist) will play at reception. Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

* Delta of Venus, 122 B St., (530) 753-8639; reception, 7- midnight.   “LAADS Magazine: Through the Lens,”Jeremy Raff, Morgan Herbert King, Sharmi Basu, Jessica Weidenfeld, Michael Baca, photography, through March 31. Reception: LAADS Magazine benefit DJ dance party. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.

* Edward Jones Investments, 4627 Fermi Place, Suite 130, (530) 747-2002; reception, 5-7 p.m., David Davies, photography, one night only (March 9). Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

* First Street Real Estate, 423 First St., (530) 204-5444; reception, 5-7 p.m., “Pony Up,” Marian Flanders, limited edition prints, through March 26. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* French Cuff Consignment, 130 G St., (530) 756-3724; reception, 5-9 p.m. “People, Places and Things,” Hilda Tonarely, oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal and graphite drawings, through April 9. Music by DJ Rock Bottom at reception. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

* Haute Again Consignment, 129 E St., Suite B-1, (530) 753-7008; reception, Haute Again’s The Garret 5:30-8 p.m., Lauren Brandy, oil paintings, through April 2. Hours: Monday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday noon- 4 p.m.

* International House, 10 College Park, (530) 753-5007; reception, 6-8 p.m. “Fiber Adventures” Marjan Kluepfel, quilts; “Davis & Beyond: Some Favorite Places,” Matt Connors, watercolor paintings, through April 2. Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

* Lily’s Boutique, 218 E St. (in E Street Plaza), (530) 792-1308
Reception, 5-8 p.m. “Espressoism — The Art of Matthew Harral,” Matthew Harral, coffee on paper and pen & ink, through March 25. Live acoustic guitar at reception. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

* Logos Books, 401 Second St., (530) 400-1083; 5-8 p.m. (viewing only) Jeffrey Granett, linoleum block prints, through March 31. Artist’s fanciful calendars on sale at store. Hours: Tuesday=Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; closed Monday.

* Lyon Real Estate, 401 Second St., (530) 758-0720; reception, 5:30-8:30 p.m. “Nature Through My Lens by Ray Borton,” Ray Borton, photography, through April 29. Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

* Monticello Cuisine, 630 G St., (530) 792-8066; 5:30-7 p.m. (viewing only) Stephan Telm, photography, through March 31. Live music with Bob Wren performing on octave and violin. Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday 5:30 p.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

* John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St., (530) 756-3938; reception, 7-10 p.m. “Third Annual Art of Painting in the 21st Century Conference 2012,” group show through April 21. Live band at reception. Hours: Wednesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

* nestware, 207 F St., (530) 757-6400; 6-9 p.m. (viewing only), “Table Bluff and Beyond,” Miles Hermann, oil paintings, through March 31. Appetizers and drinks available for folks stopping by. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 pm.

* Nelson Gallery, Nelson Hall UC Davis (former University Club), (530) 752-8500; reception, 5-7 p.m. “Poking at Beehives: Three Painters,” Peter Edlund, Leslie Shows & Fred Tomaselli, collage and landscapes; “Selections from the Fine Art Collection,” group show, through March 18. Check www.nelsongallery.ucdavis.edu for general hours.

* The Paint Chip, 217 F St., (530) 753-5093; reception, 6-8:30 p.m. “Oil Paintings by Beth Winfield,” Beth Winfield, oil paintings, through March 23. Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

* Pence Gallery, 212 D St., (530) 758-3370; reception, 6-9 p.m.  “Seeing Sound,” group show, painting, sculpture, video, installation, through April 15; “AP Art & Photography Student Exhibit,” Da Vinci and Davis High School students, photography, painting, through March 25. Live music at reception. Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 11:30 a.m-5 p.m.

* Ray Johnston Photography Studio, 803 Second St., Suite 302 (Chen Building), (530) 756-0499; reception, 6-9 p.m. “Sparkling Dreams,” Alexander Kozik, watercolor; “Yolo Landscapes on the Edge,” Claire Haag, acrylic; “Animals of the Arboretum,” Kirstin Adams, photography, one night only (March 9). DJ Lounge Beat at reception, refreshments from Tres Hermanas. Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

* Riki Design, 202 E St., (530) 756-8048; reception, 6-8:30 p.m.  “Feelings,” Caroline Baudinet, graphic art/photography, through April 30. Live band, The Souterrain, at reception. Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

* Rominger West Winery, 4602 Second St., Suite 4 (near Mace Boulevard at Interstate 80), (530) 747-2044; reception, 5:30-7:30 p.m. “Davis,” Photography Club of Davis (Collaborative Piece), photography, through April 7. Music by Elements of Style at reception.

* The Wardrobe, 206 E St., (530) 756-1128; reception, 7-9 p.m.   “Spring Gemstone Jewelry,” Judith Cook and Pamela Vann, jewelry, through March 31. Reception will feature music by “The Sound of Fashion.” Hours: Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

* UC Davis Store Downtown, 630 Second St., (530) 297-4450; reception, 5-8 p.m. UC Davis Print Club, lithography, block print, experimental mixed media, through March 31. Acoustic performance at reception. Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-5p.m, Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

* Yolo SPCA Thrift Store, 920 Third St., (530) 758-0544; reception, 1-7 p.m. Mammadu, Jennica, Alex_mixed media, one night only. Live music by Dave Nettles at reception. Hours: Monday-Thursday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

Katy Zane

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