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Open Studios Preview Show

Open Studios Preview Exhibition

October 6-29

Reception: October 20, 5:00-7:00pm
Drop Off: Sept 30-Oct 1; Pick Up: Oct 29

Gallery exhibit of works by participating Open Studio Art Tour artists

Please download our Artist Invite Letter and two 2017 OSAT forms below:
Artist Invite | Gallery Form | OSAT Application

Sponsored by Heithecker Financial


Open Studios Art Tour

Saturday & Sunday, October 21-22
Saturday & Sunday, October 28 - 29
10:00am - 5:00pm

 

Chico Art Center's 2016 Open Studios Art Tour mags. Each mag is a high quality softcover, 130 pages, with beautiful images from each artist showcased (and these eight artists have their own covers with same interior art by each artist). Price is $32.40 + shipping, and all proceeds go directly to the Chico Art Center as a fundraiser. Please support our Art Center if you can. Having this magazine on your coffee table will also promote all of the artists included. :-) | PURCHASE ONLINE

Guide books available at CAC Front Desk.
OSAT Facebook Page

Sponsored by Heithecker Financial



Upcoming Exhibits

Exhibition Opportunities:
Look for prospectus and entry forms below in the list of exhibits.

Dia de los Muertos

Dia de los Muertos

November 3-24

Reception & Chili Cook Off: November 3, 5:00-7:00pm
Drop Off: Oct 28-29; Pick Up: Nov. 25-26

Honor ancestors and loved ones at this lively exhibit of altars, artwork, poetry and music. Offer flowers, photos, little sculptures or sweets on the community altar. “Ofrendas” are built this time of year to entice those who have passed to the other side back for a visit. Make papel picados at our activity table. All are welcome to contribute to the richness of our multicultural society.

Honra a los ancestros y seres queridos en esta animada exhibición de altares, obras de arte, poesía y música. Ofrece flores, fotos, pequeñas esculturas o dulces para el altar comunitario. Puedes hacer papel picado en nuestra mesa actividades o tenga su cara pintada en la recepción. Todos son bienvenidos a contribuir a la riqueza de nuestra sociedad multicultural.

This is an open call for entries. All artists are welcome to submit artwork relating to the theme of celebrating life and recognizing the value of those that positively shape our lives.

A Chili cook-off and tastings will accompany the reception.


Gift Show

Gift Show

December 1-28

Reception: December 1, 5:00-7:00pm
Set up: Nov 27-30; Take Down: Dec. 29-30

Make your gift budget go farther by staying close to home! Shop at Chico Art Center! Artists set up shop to sell one of a kind, handcrafted goods; pottery, jewelry, paintings, prints, cards, accessories and more. From functional dishes to forms of fantasy, your community art gallery will have the perfect thing for that special someone.

Call to Artists

Artists, want to “set up shop” for the holidays? The Chico Art Center rents the gallery in sections; wall space, approx. 48 inches wide from floor to ceiling, and floor space of 4 feet square space to exhibit your works for sale during the holiday season. Artists control how your works are displayed. Rent a space in the gallery for $100 - $200.

Rental Information (PDF)


Many thanks to our sponsors for their generous support!

First Impression Sign Co.Sherwin-Williams Heithecker FinancialInterWest Insurance Services, LLC
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