Auburn Art Walk a summer street party
AUBURN - The streets of Old Town and Downtown Auburn come alive with an extraordinary line-up of art, music & storytelling for the Auburn Art Walk from 6 to 9pm on Thursday, August 11. Thirty venues in Old Town and Downtown Auburn will host artist receptions, interspersed with live music in five outdoor locations.
Highlights of the August Art Walk include a special display of historical photos and quilts by the Foothill Quilters Guild at the Bernhard Museum, accompanied by live music by Vining Cottage on the museum porch. The free shuttle will include the museum in its route.
Featured artists at Auburn Old Town Gallery are Reif Erickson, Pastel & Acrylic; Keith Smith, Painting on Silk; and Merridee Smith, Felting. Auburn City Hall Gallery features Sonja Hamilton's watercolors of National Parks. Sonja will demonstrate her watercolor techniques and give the painting away in a drawing at the end of the evening.
The Arts Building Gallery hosts an opening reception for the photography exhibit "Keith Sutter, the First Twenty Years" in the main gallery and "Views of Nature" by Rudy Browne in the side gallery. At ARTspace downstairs in The Arts Building, the students of Linda Green show their work. Other student shows include students of Traci Owens next door at Studio Eight02. Across the street, Southside Art Center will feature student work and live music by Southside Ensemble.
New to the Art Walk are Beth Winfield of Davis and Paul Dessau of Colfax, showing their work at Latitudes along with Frank Ordaz. Other new Art Walk artists include Liz Honeycutt of Cool, Watercolor, and Charlene Messner of Newcastle, Watercolor, both at The Chocolate Shoppe, and Chris Krohn of Loomis, showing Woodturning at Gimme Cake Too. Sierra Moon Goldsmiths features Tonia Colleen of Roseville, showing Ink & Watercolor, while Tango Frozen Yogurt will feature Mixed Media by Wanda Miller of Newcastle. Kerry Therese Salon will host new artist Sandi Padilla, Watercolor.
New venue Placer County Air Pollution Control District will show Pastels by Victoria Kuklo, also new to the Art Walk, and Wood Relief Sculpture by Tom Haskin. This is also the location for live music by Lucid Hearts.
Other live music provided by the Auburn Arts Commission includes Local Motives at Herschel Young Park in Old Town Auburn and bluegrass by Farm Fresh at Central Square. Old Library Art Studio hosts the Foothill Storytelling Guild on the patio, as well as an exhibit by two new Art Walk Artists, Grace Bourke of Auburn, Photography, and Lisa Bone of Shingle Springs, Ceramics, along with Anna Rollin of Roseville, Watercolor.
For a complete list of art and musical venues, pick up a free map at PlacerArts, 808 Lincoln Way, or at any of the venues, which are marked by red "Auburn Art Walk" signs. You may preview the August map after August at PlacerArts.org/artwalk. A free shuttle connects all the venues every 20 minutes.
PlacerArts is the Arts Council of Placer County, a non-profit, public benefit, and the designated state-local partner of the California Arts Council for the County of Placer.
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