Thursday, October 1, 2009
OPENING THIS WEEK
Alternative Café Works by Carmel High graduates and esteemed artists Michael Bullas and Genevieve Roland Smith on exhibit through November 9. Bullas’ vibrant and colorful style appears alongside Smith’s pieces highlighting beauty in everyday places. The artists’ opening reception is 7-9pm Friday, Oct. | 1230 Fremont Blvd., Seaside. 583-0913, http://www.thealternativecafe.com. Regular hours: 10am-4pm Mon-Fri, noon-3pm Sat.
BACK PORCH FABRICS A collaborative quilt show and booksigning by Freddy Moran and Gwen Marston 1-3pm Sunday, Oct. 4. | 157 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-4453, http://www.backporchfabrics.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-4pm Sun.
CAFE LUMIERE when i look at the world: Artist Emily Brown creates works of art that pushes the county’s boundaries into urban and contemporary realms. This show displays her vibrant cut paper art and crafts in an exhibit titled “when i look at the world” at Cafe Lumiere. The opening reception is 7-9pm Friday, Oct. 2. | 365 Calle Principal, Monterey. 920-2451.
CAMALDOLI HERMITAGE This monks retreat in the Big Sur mountains offers new attractions – a bookstore and gift shop, and an art exhibit featuring Dan Cronin’s White Series of acrylics and mixed media, Margaret Rose’s plein air miniatures, Sophia Christine’s icons and jewelry, Lynne Jays’ oils and Fr. Arthur Poulin’s prints and Br. Emmaus’ giclees. The show runs through December. | 62475 Highway 1, Big Sur. 667-0189, http://www.bigsurhermitage.com. Regular hours: 8am-5pm daily.
CARMEL Fine Art First Friday: Artists at four artist-owned galleries, including Gallery Apodaca, Galerie Plein Aire, Gallery North, and Steven Whyte Sculpture Studios begin a new work at 6pm, to be completed by 8pm as the public looks on. | Dolores between Fifth and Sixth, Carmel. 620-1917, 625-5686.
CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION September Art Exhibit: Final weekend of CAA’s September exhibits, including William F. Stone, Jr., who passed away Aug. 22, with his exhibit Abstract at 80: Past & Present, Pamela Takigawa and Michael St. Mary, Pamela Carroll, Miguel Dominguez, and Alicia Meheen. | Dolores between Fifth and Sixth, Carmel. 624-6176, http://www.carmelart.org. Regular hours: 10am-5pm daily.
CARMEL MISSION In the Footsteps of Father Junipero Serra, 1750-1758: The Five Folk-Baroque Mission Churches of Mexico’s Sierra Gorda: Jeffrey Becom and Richard Perry exhibit of photographs and pen and ink drawings depicting Serra’s early, elaborate mission churches founded in Central Mexico’s state of Queretaro 20 years prior to California’s. Becom, Perry and curator Dr. Julianne Burton-Carvajal will conduct a walk-through noon-2pm Sunday, Oct. 4. | 3080 Rio Road, Carmel. $6.50/adult; $4/senior; $2/child 5-17; free/Sun. 624-3600 x214, http://www.carmelmission.org. Regular hours: 9:30am-5pm Mon-Sat, 10:30am-5pm Sun.
chautauqua hall Artists in Chautauqua: Fused glass pieces by featured artist Mary Masten – sister-in-law of the late, great Ric Masten – and works by other locals artists come together in a group show hosted by the Pacific Grove Heritage Society 10am-4pm Sunday, Oct. 4. | Central and 16th, Pacific Grove. 648-5730; 373-3304, www.ci.pg.ca.us/recreation/chautauqua.htm.
FINE ART BASE Found Object Art: Juried show of works by Ed Leeper, Craig Hubler, Ray Magsalay, Nancy Sevier and more than 50 other artists in a finale exhibit that includes open studio tours, an artists reception, silent auction and talks by various artists and more. Noon-8pm Saturday, Oct. 3. | 652 Redwood Ave., Sand City. 917-455-2844, http://www.fineartbase.org.
MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE ART GALLERY Call for Art: MPC Art Gallery is accepting works of art for upcoming exhbits until Oct. 15 call or email email@example.com for details. | 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-3060, http://www.mpc.edu. Regular hours: 10am-3pm Tue-Fri.
PACIFIC GROVE ART CENTER Call for Art: PGAC is accepting donations of art for their Patrons’ Show fundraiser, across all media, valued at $100 or more, framed and wired or otherwise ready for display. Donations are accepted throught Oct. 17. Contact the center for instuctions. | 568 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-2208, 277-1344, http://www.pgartcenter.org. Regular hours: Noon-5pm Wed-Sat, 1-4pm Sun.
SALINAS First Friday Art Walk: More than 55 businesses and historic buildings will be bustling for Salinas Art Day, providing an opportunity for local artists to display their work for the public. Enjoy the food, refreshments, and live music as you stroll the exhibits. Check out the website for a full list of participating vendors. 5-8pm, Friday, Oct. 2. | Dolores between Fifth and Sixth, Carmel. 620-1917, 625-5686.
TILLIE GORT’S Identically Different: Identical twins Suzette and Suzanne Sayles star in a dual show of their floral watercolors, colorful, organic works that range from calla lillies to sunflowers to roses to onions. They both attend the opening reception 5-7pm Friday, Oct. 2. | 111 Central Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-4497, 373-0335.
VENTANA Recovered and Renewed – A Year Later: Works by 30 Big Sur artists on the natural rejuvenation of the Big Sur wilderness. All works are up for silent auction through Sunday, Oct. 4; proceeds benefit Big Sur Health Center and local artists. | Restaurant at Ventana, 48123 Hwy 1, Big Sur. 667-4208, http://www.ventanainn.com.
CONTINUING EXHIBITSBIG SUR
DEL CAMPO GALLERY The latest works of Lorena del Campo, Karuna Licht and Hans Apelqvist including jewelry, paintings and sculpture, are on display. |Hwy 1, Loma Vista, Spirit Garden, Big Sur. 667-2618, http://www.delcampogallery.com. Regular hours: 11am-6pm Tue-Sun.
FERNWOOD RESORT ART GALLERY California flower paintings by Darlene S. Boyd. | Hwy. 1, 30 miles south of Carmel, Big Sur. 667-2422, http://www.fernwoodbigsur.com. Regular hours: 8am-10pm.
HAWTHORNE GALLERY The work of the Hawthorne family. | 30 miles south of Rio Road, opposite Nepenthe Restaurant, Hwy. 1, Big Sur. 667-3200, http://www.hawthornegallery.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm.
PHOENIX SHOP AT NEPENTHE The Abstracted Landscape: paintings by Erin Lee Gafill. | Nepenthe Restaurant, Highway 1, Big Sur. 667-2347, http://www.nepenthebigsur.com. 10:30am-7pm.
SOFANYA’S STUDIO IN THE REDWOODS New paintings and sculpture by Sofanya, including “essence portraits,” works by Robert Parco and other local artists. Call for appointment or see website for workshops and events. | Between Carmel and Big Sur. 626-2876, http://www.sofanya.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Regular hours: by appointment.
SOUL RIVER STUDIOS Inspiring Landscapes: David Dilworth color photographs of Big Sur. | Hwy 1, next to River Inn, Big Sur. 667-2559.CARMEL
AMERICAN ART GALLERY Paintings of women by various artists. | Dolores between Ocean Avenue and Seventh, Carmel. 625-4030. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Mon-Sat.
APODACA GALLERY New studio gallery of one of the county’s most prolific and celebrated artists, Johnny Apodaca, containing his abstract paintings. | Dolores between Fifth and Sixth, Carmel. 250-7031. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Sat-Mon.
AVALON GALLERY Fantastical giclees by Daniel Merriam and Michael Parkes. | Lincoln between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 622-0830, 594-5432, http://www.avalongallery.com.
BIG SUR GALLERY Form Without Function: Central Coast painter Cecil C. Childress, a California native, presents expressionistic abstracts that display unusual elements and images, while Marilyn Kuksht, a former Senior Vice President and Manager of a major bank, abandoned the corporate world to focus on steel and cast bronze sculpture. | 26543 Carmel Rancho Shopping Center, Carmel. 624-1172. Regular hours: 11am-4pm.
CARL CHERRY CENTER Meditations: Kay Kaminski and Sue Dirksen credit their artistic inspiration to Buddist philosophy, Zen masters, and the challenge of painting, using elements such as color, surface, and structure. | Fourth and Guadalupe, Carmel. 624-7491, http://www.carlcherrycenter.org. Regular hours: 11am-4pm Mon-Fri.
CARMEL BAY COMPANY Erin Lee Gafill: New works painted by Erin Lee Gafill during the Carmel Art Fest are displayed. | Seven Arts Building, Ocean and Lincoln, Carmel. 747-4711, 624-3868, http://www.carmelbaycompany.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm.
CARMEL FOUNDATION July Artist of the Month: Trish McCann presents her exhibit, The Mind’s Eye – It’s All About Freedom of Expression, a mixture of photography and photocollage that explores architectual lines and forms that evolve into abstract art. | Outcalt Activity Building, SE corner of Eighth and Lincoln, Carmel. 624-1588, http://www.carmelfoundation.org. Regular hours: 9am-4:30pm Mon-Fri, 9:30am-3:30pm Sat, 1:30-3:30pm Sun.
CARMEL VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY Carmel Valley Landscapes: local landscape oil paintings by artist Sam Johnston, a 9-year resident who also does portraits and was trained in New York. The show hangs through March. | 65 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. 659-2377, 659-2759, http://www.samjohnstonpaintings.com. Regular hours: 11am-7pm Tue and Thu, 10am-5pm Wed and Fri, 11am-5pm Sat.
CARMEL VALLEY ROASTING CO. Perceived Connections: Shadow boxes by Jody Royee filled with images of nature, technology and sacred geometry, including labyrinths, galaxies, maps, fighter jets, human brains and more. | 319 Mid Valley Center, Carmel. 622-0787, http://www.carmel-coffee.com. Regular hours: 6:30am-5pm daily.
CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ART 2009 Juried Exhibition at Center for Photographic Art: For months, the CPA’s been calling for photographic submissions for this juried show curated by Al Weber. Here it is, filled with works by Jeffrey Becom, Rachael Short, Jerry Takigawa, Kim Weston, Kenneth Parker, Bert Ihlenfeld, Larry Blackwood, Tom Sinclair, Craig Alan Huber, Allison Lake and others… about 60 others. It runs until Dec. 4, at which time the works will be auctioned off. | Sunset Center, San Carlos and Ninth, Carmel. 625-5181, 626-1766, http://www.photography.org. Regular hours: 1-5pm Tue-Sun.
CLAYPOOLE FREESE GALLERY Within the Dialogue: exhibit of four contemporary Monterey Peninsula painters including Barry Masteller, Ursula O’Farrell, Tom Burns and Chris Winfield, who hasn’t shown in a decade. The show is a thematic conversation between the four artists. | San Carlos between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 250-7157, http://www.claypoolfreesegallery.com. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.
COAST GALLERY CARMEL Innaugural Art Glass Expo: Over 300 pieces of art glass from more than 30 prestigious and internationally renowned glass artists including Scott Bayless, Wes Hunting, Scott Chambers, and Gartner Blade (just to name a few) are on display through Oct. 15. Both sculptures and two-dimensional works are being shown that have been crafted by method of stained glass, working glass in a torch flame (lampworking), glass bead-making, glass casting, glass fusing, and, most notably, glass blowing. | Ocean and San Carlos, Carmel. 625-3200, http://www.coastgalleries.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily.
DAWSON COLE FINE ARTS II Born of Fire: 20-year Richard MacDonald retrospective. | Lincoln and Sixth, Suite G, Carmel. 624-8200.
D.E. CRAGHEAD FINE ART GALLERY Works by various artists; Salvation Army toy and food drive. | Sixth and Dolores, Carmel.
GALERIE PLEIN AIRE Works of plein air landscapes by local artist. | Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 625-5686, http://www.galeriepleinaire.com. 11am-5pm Thu-Mon.
GALLERY I FINE ART Still lifes from Angus Wilson, Jalinepol, Hassam, Eyvind, Zimbabwe sculptors Gideon and Agnes Nyanhongo, crystal sculptures by glass master Toland Sand, Martin Baro, Afro Celotto, Mitch La Plante and others. | Ocean and Mission, Carmel. 626-1617, http://www.galleryifineart.com. 10am-6pm daily. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily.
GALLERY NORTH 15 local painters, sculptors and glass and gourd artists, and guest artists like Janet Roberts, Barbara Kreitman and Cynthia Johnson Bianchetta. | Northwest corner of Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 620-1987, http:// www.gallerynorthcarmel.com. Regular hours: 9:30am-5:30pm Mon-Sun.
GALERIE RUE ROYALE Dark/Light: works by Todd White. | Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 625-5686.
GALLERY 21 Works by various artists, including Eyvind Earle’s expressionistic landscape paintings, Audrey Lynne Cook’s animal sculptures and Mark Bava’s bronze sculpture. | Sixth between Dolores and Lincoln, Carmel. 625-1738, http://www.gallery21.com. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.
GEORGE STERN FINE ARTS A proponent of California Impressionism and American Scene paintings, George Stern Fine Arts hosts an exhibition of paintings of and around Carmel, dating from 1880-1940. They contrast that historical show with the works of contemporary artists William Maughan, Jesse Powell and Jim McVicker. | 2 SW of San Carlos on Sixth, Carmel. 626-1100, http://www.sternfinearts.com. Regular hours: 9:30am-5:30pm Tue-Sat, noon-5pm Sun.
HANSON GALLERY Knotty Problem: political cartoons by Dr. Seuss. | Carmel Plaza courtyard, Ocean and Mission, Carmel. 625-6142.
JAMES J. RIESER FINE ART Peggi Kroll paints still lifes and small paintings, using very few brush strokes and a bold palette, accentuating subjects with strong values. | Dolores and Fifth, Carmel. 620-0530. Regular hours: 11am-5pm.
LAURYN TAYLOR FINE ART Miniatures exhibition. | San Carlos and Seventh, Carmel.
LEDBETTER ART STUDIO Artist Emy Ledbetter captures something of the spiritual in her works, glimpsing beyond the world of the physical into the much more elusive realm of the sacred. She shows 11 new works and hand painted handbags at her studio in Carmel, by appointment. | Third and Guadalupe, Carmel. 625-4175. http://www.ledbetterart.com.
LU LU’S SILK ART GALLERY Chinese Folk House: Paintings by Chunming Yu. | Mission and Fifth, Carmel. 620-1122. Regular hours: 10:30am-5pm.
MARJORIE EVANS GALLERY Carmel sculptor Steven Whyte displays three of his art series in a public exhibition at the the Marjorie Evans Gallery of Carmel’s Sunset Center. The impressionistic cast-bronze sculptures from the sculptor’s Six Inch Square Studies, Stance and Anthropological Body Studies. It’s up through September. | Sunset Center, San Carlos between Eighth and Ninth, Carmel. 620-2052. Regular hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri.
MIKE BALL GALLERY In and Out of the Desert: New works by Steven Ruiz. | Mission and Fifth, Carmel. email@example.com.
MIMOSA Local glass art and sculptures by Nick Leonoff and Nancy Francioli. | 161 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel. 620-0525. Regular hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun.
NEW MASTERS GALLERY Works by Gerald Brommer, watercolorist. | Dolores between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 625-1511, http://www.newmastersgallery.com. Regular hours: 10am-5:30pm.
MOUNTAINSONG GALLERIES California Art: This new gallery focuses on the expansive topic of California in original oils, acrylics, photographs and bronzes by a roster of seven artists, including Tomiko Bailey, Deborah Groesser, Jerry Warner and others. | Ocean and 3 SE of San Carlos, Carmel. 626-0600, http://www.themountainsonggalleries.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily.
PHOTOGRAPHY WEST GALLERY Autumn Landscapes: photographs by Christopher Burkett. | Ocean Avenue and Dolores, Carmel. 625-1587, http://www.photography.com. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.
PORTNOY GALLERIES New watercolors by award winning artist Miguel Dominguez. | Sixth and San Carlos, Carmel. 624-1155, http://www.portnoygalleries.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Tue-Sat, 11am-3pm Sun-Mon.
ROBERT KNIGHT GALLERY California: Photographic work by Robert Knight that will be appearing in his forthcoming book California, and new photographs from Africa. | Dolores and Seventh, Carmel. 626-1230, http://www.robertknightgallery.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily.
RODRIGUE STUDIO Painter of the ubiquitous Blue Dog series, artist George Rodrigue relocates his gallery in Carmel, doubling the size of his prior location. | Dolores between Ocean and Seventh, Carmel. 626-4444, http://georgerodrigue.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun.
SANDY BY THE SEA GALLERY Seascapes, landscapes, still lifes, florals and works of Realism by various artists. | Dolores and Fifth, Carmel. 624-0260, http://www.sandybythesea.net. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Thu-Tue.
SIMIC GALLERIES Poet of the Land and Sea: works by Mario B. Simic. | San Carlos and Fifth, Carmel. 624-7522, http://www.simic.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Thu, 10am-10pm Fri-Sat, 11am-7pm Sun.
STEVEN WHYTE SCULPTURE STUDIO AND GALLERY Sculpture by Steven Whyte. | Su Vecino Court, Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 620-1917.
STUDIO 441 Fresh Obsessions: works by Janet Roberts. | 441 Corral De Tierra Road, Carmel. 484-1330, http://www.janetrobertsfineart.com. Regular hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri, weekends by appointment.
SUNSET CENTER From Studio to Gallery to Auction: Steven Whyte sculptures in the Marjorie Evans Gallery through September. | San Carlos between Eighth and Ninth, Carmel. 620-2048, http://www.sunsetcenter.org. Regualr hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH From Paris to Pacific Grove: Bill Clausen’s painted nature scenes of the Monterey Peninsula, Lake Tahoe and France. This show exhibits his latest watercolors. | 490 Aguajito Road, Carmel. 624-7404, http://www.uucmp.org. Regular hours: 9am-5pm Mon-Fri (call ahead).
WEBER GOLDSMITH New, handcrafted and custom jewelry gallery. | 107 Crossroads Blvd., Carmel. 626-7600, www.webergoldsmithgallery.com.
WESTON GALLERY Works by various aritsts. Call to inquire. | Sixth between Dolores and Lincoln, Carmel. 624-4453, http://www.westongallery.com. Regular hours: 10:30am-5:30pm Thu-Tue.
WHITE OAK GALLERY OF CARMEL VALLEY VILLAGE Spirit of the West: paintings. | 1 W. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel. 625-0550.
WILLIAM A. KARGES FINE ART Early California paintings. | Dolores and Sixth, Carmel. 625-4266, http://www.kargesfineart.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat.
WINFIELD GALLERY The Song: New Works. Allison Massari collages of the female form. | Dolores between Seventh and Ocean, Carmel. 624-3369, http://www.winfieldgallery.com. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Mon-Sat; noon-5pm Sun.
WINTERS GALLERY Jerry Winters’ Americana and French folk paintings. | San Carlos and Seventh, Carmel.
WINTERS SCULPTURE GALLERY Archie Held’s new bronze and stainless steel water sculpture. | 29251 Hwy. 1, Carmel.
WYLAND GALLERIES Walfrido and Wight: Hawaiian themed show featuring Walfrido and David Wight. Known as a “Romantic Realist,” Walfrido uses light reflection to capture the beauty of Californian and Hawaiian Coasts. Washington-born David Wight sculpts molten glass into luminescent waves. (Wayland Galleries recommends guests to be 18 or older as there is some adult content.) | 3 NW Mission, Carmel. 626-6225, 888-WYLAND1. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily.CARMEL VALLEY
BLAGOJCE STOJANOVSKI FINE ART GALLERY Once We Were Children Too. | 16B Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. 277-0056, blagoart.com.
CARMEL VALLEY ART ASSOCIATION Spring and Summer: months-long exhibition by member artists. | 13766 Center St., Carmel Valley Village. 659-2441, http://www.carmelartassociation.org. 11am-4pm Wed-Sat.
CARMEL VALLEY VILLAGE GALLERY Works by international artists. | 9 Delfino Place, Carmel Valley Village.
GALLERY O Tom O’Neal’s private collection, rock and roll photos, still lifes, masks. | 19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley Village. 659-5040.
LYONSHEAD GALLERY Works by various artists. 12 Del Fino Place, Carmel Valley Village. | 659-4192, http://www.lyonsheadgallery.com. 11am-5pm Tue-Sat.
MASAOKA DESIGN GALLERY The Glass Pumpkin Patch: Works of hand-blown glass in the form of pumpkins from local artists Nick Leonoff, Nancy Francioli and Alan Masaoka. Through Nov. 23. | 13766 Center St., Suite G-2, Carmel Valley. 659-4953, http://www.masaokaglassdesign.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 10am-2pm Sun, call for appointment.
PARSONAGE VILLAGE GALLERY Quilts and various works. | 19 E. Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley. 659-7322.
VALLEY GIRLS Carmel Valley Art Association Grand Opening: CVAA celebrates their new gallery at the Valley Girls Gallery with a show featuring works by member artists Mireille Barmann, Karuna Licht, Warren Poirtras, Susan Whitely and others. Of special note, Jody Royee, Alan Stacy and the Weekly’s own Windy Osborn are featured artists. | 13766 Center St., Carmel Valley Village. 659-2441, http://valleygirlsgallery.com. Regular hours: 11am-4pm Wed-Sun.
WILD HEART GALLERY Labor, The Land & Love of Country: multiple artist juried show. | 3 Pilot Road, Carmel Valley. 949-283-7070, http://www.wildheartgallery.com.GONZALES
BLACKSTONE GALLERY Pigment prints of original paintings by Dan Beck at the winery gallery. | 850 S. Alta St., Gonzales. 675-5341, http://www.blackstonewinery.com. Regular hours: 10:30am-4:30pm.KING CITY
SOL TREASURES ARTS AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT CENTER Group show of artists Ed Avila, Bob Wiley, Savanna Garcia, Regina Garcia, Lewis Carter and Carlos Lopez, in various media, including watercolor, oil and acrylic paint, and colored pens. | 519 Broadway, King City. 386-9809, http://www.soltreasures.com.MARINA
ATRIUM GALLERY Sculpture by Richard Mayer and photos by Steve Zmak. | UC MBEST Center, 3180 Imjin Road, Marina. 582-1020.
COFFEE MIA BREW BAR Tara Hendrick Devlin presents travel and close-up nature color photographs printed on canvas. The exhibit runs through the spring. | 250-E Reservation Road, Marina. 384-0148. Regular hours: 4:30am-6pm Mon-Sat.
KENNY CURTIS TATTOOS New tattoo and piercing gallery and boutique houses reams of paintings and prints from underground and student artists, including Art Academy graduate Sarah Weaver, Emerald Mayo, who paints galaxies, Ammo, who crosses mediums, and tattoo artists Kenny Curtis and Joe Villanpando. | 3074 Del Monte Ave., Suite D, Marina. 883-8435. Regular hours: noon-8pm daily.
MARINA LIBRARY The Friends of the Marina library unveil 25 historical pictures recently donated by the Marina Historical Society to the Friends of the Marina Library. They include old car photos, a 1945 photo of historic Mortimers Bar in Marina, an original photo of the old post office and more, all detailing historic Marina. | 190 Seaside Circle, Marina. 883-7507, 384-3411, http://www.marinalibraryconnection.org. Regular hours: Noon-8pm Tue-Wed, 10am-5pm Thu-Fri, 10am-4pm Sat.MONTEREY
ALVARADO GALLERY An exhibit of three artists with varied takes on Monterey: Carol Keyes retraces Monterey’s history with 3D and mixed media paintings; Dorothy Smith Stoffey’s watercolors paint a picture of the Presidio’s pre-World War II horse regiment, the 11th Cavalry; Andy Williams’ oils and cut-outs hone in on local surf scenes and culture. | Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey. 646-5648, http://www.monterey.org. Regular hours: 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri.
ANTON GALLERY Dark until further notice. | 701 Hawthorne St., Monterey. 655-1490.
BUTTERFLY AND LANTERN Artist3: Santa Cruz acrylic artist and transplant from Uganda, Kali Kata m’Bula; world traveled oil painter Germine Hatcher; and watercolorist Dwight Chism, who studied in Gambia. | 845 Wave St., Monterey. 655-0303, 333-1396, firstname.lastname@example.org. Regular hours: Noon-5pm, by appointment.
CAFE 316 Show of Hands: Prolific photographer Michelle Magdalena puts up her latest exhibit, Show of Hands, a literal and symbolic meditation on hands, at the newly opened Cafe 316. The show also previews an upcoming Big Sur Nude Photo Workshop. | Cafe 316, 316 Alvarado St., Monterey. 324-4566, 714-856-2341.
CALIFORNIA VIEWS PHOTO ARCHIVES Thousands of historical Monterey and California photos. | 469 Pacific St., Monterey. 373-3811, http://www.caviews.com. Regular hours: 11am-5:30pm Mon-Sat.
CANNERY ROW ANTIQUE MALL Fishing Gear and Memorabilia: The collection of vintage commercial fishing gear and memorabilia of the Italian father of Tina Martinez. | 471 Wave St., Monterey. 665-0264. Regular hours: 10am-5pm daily.
CHRISTOPHER BELL GALLERY Oils, jewelry, glass art, bronze and more. | 200 Alvarado Mall, at Portola Hotel and Spa, Monterey. 649-0214, http://www.christopherbellgallery.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm.
EAST VILLAGE COFFEE LOUNGE Works from various artists. | 498 Washington St., Monterey. 373-5601, http://www.eastvillagecoffeelounge.com. Regular hours: 6am-closing Mon-Fri, 7am-closing Sat-Sun.
EMILY BROWN STUDIO GALLERY Local Recognition: Urban Art for the Masses. | 700 Cannery Row, Suite SS, Monterey. 559-302-8129.
GALLERY I FINE ART The Cannery Row gallery shows works by Andrew Jackson, and both locations exhibit stone sculpture from Gideon and Agnus Nyanhongo, Toland Sands’ dichroic glass sculpture, and Scottish artist Angus Wilson. | 685 Cannery Row, Monterey. 375-1617, http://www.galleryifineart.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily.
JOANN DOST GOLF LIFESTYLE GALLERY Golf-related photography by Joann Dost and others. | 2700 Garden Road, Monterey. 375-3678.
MCGOWAN HOUSE A Sense of Place Over Time: photographs. | 381 High St., Monterey. 238-0902.
MIRIAM’S CAFE Milk: Octopi Collective member Michelle Magdalena explores new waters with a photography show that aims her eye at the suppleness and sensuality of the female form. Described as an “intimate new body of work,” it occupies the intimate cafe as a preamble to a new season of photographic works to come. | 615 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 277-5655, 224-2731. Regular hours: 7am-3pm Mon-Sat, 7am-1pm Sun.
MONTEREY CONFERENCE CENTER New Exhibits: The City of Monterey and Monterey Conference Center present three new featured artists at Alvarado Gallery. Bonny Lhotka’s exhibit, Natural Order, features a collection of 3-D images with animation lenticula photos inspired by nature. Jim Edkins’ exhibit, Peninsula Plein Air, uses oil to convey the raw power of nature. Don DeNivi’s exhibit, Sunlit Sights, is a collection of watercolor pieces of landscapes and lighthouses. The artists will be on hand for the opening reception 5:30-7:30pm Friday, Sept. 25. | One Portola Plaza, Monterey. 646-3770, 242-8743, http://www.montereyconferencecenter.com. Regular hours: 8:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri.
MONTEREY CUSTOM FRAMING Photography and drawings of the Monterey area from Jan Trojan, paintings by Marcia Perry, drawings from Coralyn Coble. | 468 Calle Principal, Monterey. 657-9191, http://www.mcfi.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Fri; 10am-3pm Sat.
MONTEREY MARITIME AND HISTORY MUSEUM Eight paintings, including “Town Gossip” by E. Charlton Fortune, that have been in the museum’s collection since 1959. | 5 Custom House Plaza, Monterey. 372-2608 x17, http://www.montereyhistory.org. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Tue-Sun. Donations accepted.
MONTEREY MUSEUM OF ART-LA MIRADA New exhibits coming soon. | 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. 372-5477 x101, http://www.montereyart.org. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Wed-Sat, 1-4pm Sun.
MONTEREY MUSEUM OF ART-PACIFIC Made in Monterey: MMA’s 50th year is celebrated with a retrospective of a century and a half of Monterey art, from Jules Tavernier to Armin Hansen to David Ligare and more. The contemporary MontereyNOW: Kevin Miller displays the artist’s intricate cut paper creations. | 559 Pacific St., Monterey. 372-5477 x101, http://www.montereyart.org. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Wed-Sat, 1-4pm Sun.
MONTEREY PENINSULA AIRPORT GALLERY Three historic exhibits are unveiled: Pieces of History features artifacts drawn from private and public Monterey County buildings, ranging from business uniforms to whale bone paving stones; Against the Odds: Pioneer Women of Monterey County highlights portraits and stories of influencial women; and Pieces of the West includes pastel drawings of the Old West by San Benancio Middle School students. The exhibits have been extended. | 200 Fred Kane Drive, Monterey. 648-7910, http://www.montereyairport.com.
MONTEREY PENINSULA ART FOUNDATION GALLERY Summer on the Row: More than 30 local artists present their original paintings, sculptures, ceramics, jewelry, knits, silks, prints, and other works. | 425 Cannery Row, Monterey. 655-1267, http://www.mpaf.org. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.
NEVER ON SUNDAY Various works of art, crafts and humorous sundry. | 251 Pearl St., Monterey. 372-1051, http://www.never-on-sunday.com. Regular hours: 10am-5:30pm Mon-Sat.
ORIENTATIONS FINE ASIAN ANTIQUES Asian art, furnishings, sculptures and artifacts from China, Japan, Korea and elsewhere. Japanese tea lounge service 11am-5pm Sat. | 700 Camino El Estero, Monterey. 655-9766, http://www.orientations.us. Regular hours: 11am-5pm Tue-Sat.
PINCKNEY PHOTOGRAPHY Retrospective of the works of Jim Pinckney. | 425 Pacific St., Monterey. 375-1964, http://www.jimpinckney.com.
RIP SQUEAK AND FRIENDS GALLERY Various illustrations. | 751 Cannery Row, Ste. 101, Monterey. 643-9999, http://www.ripsqueak.com.
SHEILA DELIMONT STUDIO GALLERY New studio gallery. | 700 Cannery Row, Suite BB, Monterey. http://www.sheiladelimont.com.
STEVENSON HOUSE Monterey State Historic Parks collection. | 530 Houston St., Monterey. 649-7118, 649-2900.
STUDIO ONE Oil paintings by Erin Lee Gafill and silver gelatin prints by Tom Birmingham. | 177 Van Buren St., Monterey. 646-9000.
THE PARLOR Monterey Peninsula’s Hidden Treasures: by various artists. | 542 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 375-5440. Regular hours: 9am-5pm Tue-Sat.
THOMAS KINKADE NATIONAL ARCHIVE Largest display of Kinkade originals. | 361 Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 655-5520 x108. Regular hours: 10am-5pm daily.
TITUS CONTEMPORARY GALLERY Contemporary art by Mary Titus and others. | Monterey Marriott, 350 Calle Principal, Monterey. 649-4234 x1805, http://www.marytitusart.com.
VENTURE GALLERY The artists at the gallery inside the Portola Plaza Hotel & Spa have joined forces for more than 20 years. They put together a show of the member artists of the co-op as an homage to that kind of long-standing collaboration. The works cross mediums. | Portola Hotel & Spa, 260 Alvarado St., Monterey. 372-6279, http://www.venturegallery.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily.
WAVE STREET STUDIOS Occasional local and visting artists; call for information. | 774 Wave St., Monterey. 655-2010, http://www.livenetworks.tv. Regular hours: 10am-6pm daily, call for details.
YOUTH ARTS COLLECTIVE Eighth Annual Summer Art Show at Youth Arts Collective: More than 150 pieces created by 50 “YACsters” ages 14-22 (as well as founders Meg Biddle and Marcia Perry), created during their 24-hour Art-a-Thon that took place on June 27. The works include acrylic, colored pens and sculpture. On display through October. All proceeds from sold art benefit YAC. | 472 Calle Principal, Monterey. 375-9922, http://www.yacstudios.org. Regular hours: 3-7pm Tue-Fri, noon-4pm Sat.
Z FOLIO GALLERY Works of photography by Michael Mendizza; glass by Stanislav Libensky, Jan Exnar, Pavel Juda, Roman Bastl; and jewelry by Magick, Jorge Revilla, Matsu, Atelier Munsteiner, John Kennedy, David Tishbi and others. | 750 Cannery Row, #12, Monterey. 655-9891, http://www.zfolio.com.MOSS LANDING
HAUTE ENCHILADA GALLERY UNO Two large galleries and a Victorian restaurant house works by photographer Janice Davis and fine art jeweler Paulette Sousa, with 29 other artists on display. | 7902 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing. 633-5843, 633-3743, http://www.hauteenchilada.com/cafe.html. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.
HAUTE ENCHILADA GALLERY DOS Newly opened second Haute Enchilada gallery, with works of juried art from dozens of artists, including Tomas Spangler, Debbie Delatour, Wm. Lawrence and more. | 7981 Moss Landing Road, Moss Landing. 633-5843, 633-3743, http://www.hauteenchilada.com/cafe.html. Regular hours: 11am-5pm daily.PACIFIC GROVE
ARTISANA GALLERY Bonnie Bisbee, a graduate of Ecole des Beau and former member of Norman Steigelmeyer’s “visionary art movement” group, shows her colorful and vibrant paintings and prints, which are based on her experiences in reality and the dream world. | 309 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 655-9775, http://www.artisanaonline.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Tue-Sat, by appointment Sun-Mon.
CAPELLI SALON This show unveils the photographs of Michael Thomas Kainer, taken in Monterey, New York, Paris and Tijuana, with subjects ranging from Del Monte Skating Rink, people, landscapes, and buildings – a sort of travelogue. | 230 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 655-4563. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Tue-Sat
ENCORE BOUTIQUE The Bohemian Underground Artists. | 125 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-1700. Regular hours: noon-6pm Mon-Sat, noon-5pm Sun.
GALLERY AT 417 Works by Vivian Cook and member artists. | 417 Cannery Row, Monterey. http://www.galleryat417.com.
LE BEAU SOLEIL GALLERY The Japanese pen-painted botanical watercolors of Sally Giddings Smith are featured at the gallery, alongside works by Carol Bestor, June Levin, Elizabeth Meyer, Kathy Sharpe and Murray Wagnon. | 210 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 333-9046, http://www.lebeausoleilgallery.com. Regular hours: Thu-Sat 10am-5pm.
LISA COSCINO GALLERY Breakthrough H’Art: Art of the mentally ill and homeless. | 216B Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 646-1939.
THE LOFT GALLERY Storyteller: Mixed media and assemblage works by Ray Magsalay. It’s joined by other various artists also show. | 208 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 655-9887.
LYSAKOV ART COMPANY Form & Freedom: Michael St. Mary of Pacific Grove displays 10 of his sculptures, created over the past 27 years, made from wood, marble and cement. | 305 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-7100, http://www.lysakovartcompany.com. Regular hours: 10am-4pm Tue-Fri and by appointment.
NELSON OCEAN ART OUTLET Robert Lyn Nelson: Recent marine art. | American Tin Cannery, Ocean Blvd., Suite 127, Pacific Grove. 641-0196, http://www.nelsonoceanart.com.
PACIFIC GROVE ART CENTER New Show: Six homegrown exhibitions by local artists including the Center’s Art Camp students; Rock Studies, a watercolor exhibition by studio artist Julie Heilman; Monterey Bay Plein Air Painters Association’s Our Home Town, an exhibition of 40 plein-air paintings of P.G. homes and buildings; photographer Gregory Pimentel’s Bay Views exhibition in the photo gallery; Recent Works: Land/Sea/Sky And Floral Paintings by Dante Rondo; abstract Compatible Extremes by Peter F. Collins. The shows run through Oct. 15. | 568 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 375-2208, 277-1344, http://www.pgartcenter.org. Regular hours: Noon-5pm Wed-Sat, 1-4pm Sun.
PACIFIC GROVE LIBRARY 1906 San Francisco Fire Sketches: early Carmel artist Mary DeNeale’s pastel and color sketches of post-earthquake San Francisco. | 550 Central Ave., Pacific Grove. 648-5760, http://www.pacificgrove.lib.ca.us. Regular hours: Noon-5pm Fri-Sat; noon-7pm Tues; 11am-6pm Tue-Wed.
PEOPLE, PLACES, THINGS Works by various artists. | 650 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 210-9593, http://www.photosbylaura.ifp3.com. Regular hours: Noon-6pm daily.
POSSIBILITIES ART STUDIO AND GALLERY Works by S.L. Greek. | 232 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. 643-9392.
SALLY GRIFFIN CENTER Central Coast Art Association members Mary Alice Hinman-Gifford, Colleen Sunquist and Sally Weil are featured until Nov. 6. | 700 Jewell Ave., Pacific Grove. 915-8325.
STROUSE AND STROUS STUDIO GALLERY Grand Opening: Featuring the acrylics of Warren and Sharon Strouse and the work of several other local artists. One of the artists, Catherine Wilkinson, donates all sales from her handcrafted jewelry to Mercy Beyond Borders, and other art in the gallery includes collages, glass jewelry, ceramics and photography. | 178 Grand Ave., Pacific Grove. Free. 647-1068.
THE WORKS CAFE Mood Pieces: Maria M. Prince’s evocative pinhole photography. | 667 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove. 372-2242, http://www.theworkspg.com. Regular hours: 10am-6pm Mon-Sat; noon-5pm Sun.SALINAS
@ RISK Exclusive Ink: Art sale and exhibition by the employees of Exclusive Ink tattoo shop in Salinas, featuring tattoo inspired paintings and other works. Started in July 2008, the gallery works in conjunction with Dorothy’s Place to organize programs for teenagers and to showcase local street artists. | 14 Soledad St., Salinas. 757-3838, 455-5964. Regular hours: 1-2:30pm Mon, 12:30-2:30pm Tue, 12:30-3:30pm Thu.
GREGORY ARTIST STUDIO Drawings and cartoons by Squid Row creator Bridgett Spicer. | 10 W. Gabilan St., Salinas. 776-3593. Regular hours: By appointment.
HARTNELL GALLERY David Ligare: New abstract paintings, including “The Line of Apelles,” a meditation on art history dating back to ancient Greece, and other works that draw from ancient Egypt and the Pythagoran era. | Hartnell College, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. 484-2262, 755-6791. Regular hours: 10am-8pm.
NATIONAL STEINBECK CENTER What the Deck?: Broken pieces of mirror, dolls, Jackson-esque white gloves, as well as acryllic, pen-and-ink, nail polish, and other funky materials grace the bottoms of skateboards in an exhibition devoted to the popular pastime. The work will be up for bid until the exhibition’s end on Oct. 17. | 1 Main St., Salinas. 775-4721, http://www.steinbeck.org. Museum admission. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sun.
ROLLICK’S COFFEEHOUSE Bernadette Carrillo photography show of Alcatraz prison, taken with a Holga camera onto film. | 210 Main St., Salinas. 422-1760, http://www.rollicks.com. Regular hours: 6:30am-9pm Mon-Fri; 7am-9pm Sat; 7am-8pm Sun.
VALLEY ART GALLERY July Featured Artist: Russian-born Tamara Selyangina shows her watercolors of Monterey County. Many other works of art are displayed, from jewelry to oils to sculpture and more. | 218 Main St., Salinas. 422-4162, http://www.salinasvalleyartgallery.com. Regular hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 10am-2pm Sun.SAND CITY
JOHNNY APODACA STUDIO Paintings by local plein air and abstract artist Johnny Apodaca. | 720 Redwood Ave., Sand City. 601-6357.
OL’ FACTORY CAFÉ Dual Art Show: acrylic paintings and woodblock prints and giclees by Erin E. Hunter and Ian Harlow. | 1725 Contra Costa, Sand City. 394-7336, http://www.olfactorycafe.com. Regular hours: 7am-close daily.
SWEET ELENA’S CAFE Johnny Apodaca exhibits his new abstract work at Sweet Elena’s. | 465 D Olympia Ave., Sand City. 393-2063. Regular hours: 7:30am-5:30pm Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm Sat.
THE CORNER GALLERY Works by Sand City artists. | 1717 Contra Costa, Sand City. 394-6409.SEASIDE
AVERY GALLERY New show coming soon. | City Hall, 440 Harcourt St., Seaside. 899-6800, 899-6811. Regular hours: 8am-5pm Mon-Fri.
FRAMES ON BROADWAY A Tribute to Trees: Photographer Ken Doo showcases his photographs of trees in the Canyon de Chelly in the Navajo Nation of Arizona. | 815 Broadway Ave., Seaside. 394-9394. Regular hours: 9am-6pm Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm Sat.