Current exhibits

Art, naturally

August 6 - September 25, 2021

Join Shasta Arts Council for a great exhibition featuring unique works of Eric Nanson.

Eric Nanson’s works are known for the artist’s imaginative interpretation of function and form, often with a healthy dose of humor. All of his works exhibit mastery of techniques the artist works in, be it woodworking, metal sculpture, photography, or furniture design.

Opening night – Friday, August 6, from 5pm – 6pm. Part of First Fridays Downtown.

Show runs: August 6 – September 25.

New, extended gallery hours: Tuesday – Friday, noon – 7pm. Gallery is open EVERY Saturday, 10am – 3pm.

Artists

Eric Nanson

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Past exhibits

One Year Ago Today

June 4 - July 24

“A year ago, today” – artists share their stories in multi-media exhibition

 

Shasta County Arts Council held an open call to artists to submit works that reflected on the happenings of “A year ago, today”.

“We suggested a topic we hoped was evocative and at the same time open to interpretation. We are very happy with the level of response our call for art received and are looking forward to inviting visitors to view the exhibition we have assembled,” says curator Agata Maruszewski.

The exhibition includes paintings on canvas, woodworking, photography, drawings, mixed media, graphic design, and music video.

Featured artists are Michael Eichwald, Tim Havens, Erin Friedman, Zechari Cole, Lura Wilhelm, Jerry Cousins, Tamara Watson, Pia Gregan, Amy Cole, Caryn Stromberg, Sierra Carnegie, Katie Davidson, Lauren Forcella, Susan Emerson and Jim Geil. Most of the works will be available to purchase.

The show opens on Friday, June 4 and is part of Downtown Redding First Fridays, with gallery open from noon until 8pm.

Regular gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, noon – 5pm. 4th Saturday of month – 11am – 3pm.

Show runs through July 24.

 

Old City Hall is also participating in First Fridays Downtown! Open on First Friday of the month until 8pm, featuring live art demos and activities, live music.

North State Songwriters will present a showcase of original music for Downtown Redding’s First Friday Celebration on July 2nd. Songwriters will perform in the Art Gallery at Old City Hall (1313 Market St) from 5 to 8 PM, where the current art exhibit is “One Year Ago Today.”
Performers include: Redding guitar teacher and local folk legend, Nick Ciampi; Cottonwood country-folk duo, Still Married; Hal Johnson, with folk and alt country tunes; story songs from Preston Fennell; and the brilliant songwriting sensation Kristin Spence.
For more information on North Sate Songwriters, contact Erin Friedman: erin@stillmarried.net

 

Artists

Michael Eichwald, Tim Havens, Erin Friedman, Zechari Cole, Lura Wilhelm, Jerry Cousins, Tamara Watson, Pia Gregan, Amy Cole, Caryn Stromberg, Sierra Carnegie, Katie Davidson, Lauren Forcella, Susan Emerson and Jim Geil

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22nd Annual Juried High School Art Competition

April 23 - May 22, 2021

Come visit our gallery to see magnificent works created by Shasta County high school students!

 

Juror: Elizabeth McClellan.

 

Seven Shasta County high schools are participating this year – University Preparatory School, Stellar Charter School, Enterprise High School, Foothill High School, Anderson Union High School, Anderson New Technology High School and West Valley High School.

Artists

Competition winners:

Best of Show – 2D – Sophia – Foothill High School – “Clash of Culture – Aboriginal Australian”

Best of Show – 3D – Vincent – U-Prep – “Kraken”

Award of Excellence

Sarah – U-Prep – “How do you see me?”
Marqkus – Anderson New Tech – “All for the record”
Karley – U-Prep – “Evening Glow”
Gabriella – West Valley High – “Untitled”
Christine – U-Prep – “Venus of Manoria”

 

Award of Merit

Sadie – Foothill HS – “Italian Window”
Carla – Anderson Union High – “Africa’s Queens”
Kate – Stellar Charter School – “Forest Cottage”
Sydney – Foothill HS – “Harry Styles”
Anthony – U-Prep – “Peaceful Waves”

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The GR8

Nov 12, 2020 - April 2, 2021

Artists: Naomi Rose, BJ Christenson, Rebekah Amick, Coby Walters, David Plant, Frank T. Smith.

Artwork and gifts are available for purchase. If the price of and item you are interested in is not listed in the picture description on Facebook gallery page (click here), please contact us (click here) for details.

*Under pandemic restrictions, in the purple tier of spread, the gallery remains closed to patrons for in-person visits.

In the red tier of spread, gallery is open Tuesday-Friday, noon – 5pm at limited capacity. Please note, facial coverings are required at all times when on the Old City Hall premises. Thank you!

Artists

Naomi Rose, BJ Christenson, Rebekah Amick, Coby Walters, Frank T. Smith, David Plant

The Artwork

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