2014 Events

1st Friday 2014 A outline

FIRST FRIDAY OPEN STUDIOS 

DATES/TIME: September 5, 5-8pm.

EVENT DESCRIPTION: Art studios and galleries throughout the SOFA district open their doors to the public. Meet the artists, see art, enjoy refreshments. Event take place every first Friday of the month. Next Art Walk will be Oct. 3.

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 JQRaptorMediaPic RAPTORS: LIVE BIRD ART by Jonqui Albin

Flying Sculptures and Paintings   August 23 – September 23. Reception for the artist and a presentation of live action painting by Jonqui during First Friday Art Walk, September 5, 5 – 8pm.

Chroma Gallery  312 South A Street

Jonqui Albin’s wire sculptures and large Sumi-style paintings of live hawks, eagles, falcons and owls vividly demonstrate the thrill of working with active models in nature. The public is invited weekly classes, demonstrations and performance art during which live raptors will be present.  For information about the classes and other events www.chromagallery.net

Pictured below, paintings by Jonqui at Chroma Gallery. Jonqui’s class at Chroma Gallery featuring a live red tail hawk.

Bird art Class 2

A TRIBUTE TO JACK JONES

Jack, who passed away July 26 at age 91, was a beloved mentor and friend to all SOFA district artists. Small casein and oil paintings are in this exhibition, thru September 28 at Chroma Gallery, 312 South A Street.

Jack's pic

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ART HEALS: A retrospective of paintings by ELAINE GREENWOOD 

Exploring the interface between art and healing.

DATE/TIME: Reception for the artist Saturday September 13, 5 to 8 pm, with live Spanish and Latin guitar music.

Showing through the month of September by appointment. 

707-575-4058 elainergw@gmail.com

LOCATION: Backstreet Gallery on Art Alley, off South A Street

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WINTERBLAST: SOFA Arts District’s Fall Open Studios Art Party

DATE/TIME: Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 5 – 9 pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION: SOFA Arts District’s largest open studio event of the year, featuring the soon-to-be world famous Sofa Parade, street performers, live music, fire dancers and more. Family friendly. Come meet the artists of the SOFA district and celebrate fall with us!

LOCATION: SOFA District is the neighborhood around the intersection of “A” Street and Sebastopol Avenue in Santa Rosa, California.

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HOLIDAY EVE: SOFA Arts District’s Wintertime Open Studios Event

DATE/TIME: Saturday, DecemPOSTER Holiday Eveber 4, 2014 from 5 to 8 pm

EVENT DESCRIPTION: SOFA Art District’s Wintertime Open Studios event to ring in the holiday season. Bring a bell to serenade the walk. Visit open art studios and galleries. See art. Meet Artists. Celebrate summer with us!

LOCATION: SOFA District is the neighborhood around the intersection of “A” Street and Sebastopol Avenue in Santa Rosa, California.

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