Bob Sieloff peers up a 16-foot metal sculpture by Karen Johnston, part of the March ArtHop exhibition at K-Jewel Art Gallery. Also featured: photographs by Tamela Ryatt; Black and drawings by Anne Scheid. Musical guests for the night are Mike Dana, Rich Severson, Gary Newmark and Roy Carlson.
There are lots more ArtHop options for the night. I wrote a piece in last Friday’s 7 section detailing four of them, which I’ll post on the jump.
Where will you be going for ArtHop? Artists and galleries, feel free to pitch your shows in the comments section.
MORE ARTHOP PICKS
In celebration of 36 years as a craft media instructor at Fresno City College, Kathy Wosika offers the exhibition “The Spiritual Beat: Rhythms and Patterns.” The show continues through March 29 at the Fresno City College Art Space Gallery. Details: fresnocitycollege.edu.
At Gallery 25, work by Jim Campbell is featured in “Unfinished Business.” The new series of paintings is an investigation of geometric forms, color, the illusion of space and dimension and “the unbridled joy of violating the two-dimensional picture plane.” It continues through April 1. Details: gallery25.org, (559) 264-4092.
Two artists share the bill at Fig Tree Gallery: Christina Motta, whose “Cosmos” consists of 32 acrylic paintings of nebulae exploding; and Cho-Lin Park, whose “Impression of Nature” exhibition consists of abstract oil paintings. The shows continue through March 31. Details: figtreegallery.us, (559) 485-0460.
At Corridor 2122, Matthew Hopson-Walker’s “A Scavenger’s Fever Dream” will contain screen prints and lithographs from the artist’s “Empire Valley Series” as well as large-scale drawings from his “Animals Series.” The exhibition continues through March 25. Details: corridor2122.com, (559) 441-0012.
Artist Cynthia Chapman Manuszak writes about her new exhibition at Studio 74:
My best friend commited suicide. I am showing his art tomorrow night at Studio 74. Please come and see the amazing art of Brent Brooks.
Richard Silva, Brent and I were very close. Richard and I are both showing with our friend. When Brent passed we both took on a very different emotional state of mind. Richard was very angry with Brent and I felt very lost without him. Our work reflects this as the art was created just after Brent passed. Mine on the very canvas that Brent built for me. The beautiful cross that Richard made which was at the memorial we gave Brent in Margaret’s gallery is displayed and was made by the very wood that Brent gave to Richard. Candles will be surrounding this and lit for our friend.