Domestics: Home is Art
plus Annette Van Laar-Molnar retrospective
Open June 29 – July 30
The theme of this show includes paintings, drawings, mixed media, collage, sculpture, photography, ceramics, 3-D art (including dioramas and miniatures) that depict home life and everyday objects found in and around the home. The painting “Night Out” by Marilyn Rose is being auctioned as a fundraiser for the gallery. The show is sponsored by the Kemper CPA Group. Click here to see the award winners!
The second part of the show are works by long-time artist Annette Van Laar-Molnar, who was active as a CCAA member for many years. Her acrylic paintings depict many topics reflecting the Valley.
She started painting for her own enjoyment in the mid 70’s when she took a variety of classes as MJC. She enjoyed acrylic painting most, but has also dabbled in watercolor, drawing, mixed media, printmaking and oil. Her work has earned many prizes and honors over the years. She currently enjoys reading and excels at writing poetry and short stories.
5th Annual Autumn Art Festival
Open August 10 to October 8
The Autumn Art Festival will invite regional artists to bring their best for this juried show. Prizes are awarded in five categories based on mediums including painting, drawing, photography, graphics and mixed media. Over 2,000 in prizes will be awarded. A fundraising gala is planned for September 25 which brings the bulk of donations for the gallery’s yearly programming. There will be entertainment, food and a fundraising auction.
Entry deadline has been extended to July 29. Works will be accepted in-person for jurying and judging on July 31-Aug. 1. Download entry information below.
Memorial Medical Center’s Healing Arts
Open October 12 – November 13
Participants in Memorial Medical Center’s complementary art therapy classes, held at Mistlin Gallery, annually put on this show featuring their art, photography and poetry. The artists are cancer patients, survivors and caregivers who attend the classes as a way to work through the challenges of a cancer diagnosis. Artists in the group range in experience from beginner to professional which gives the show a broad range of appeal.
Home for the Holiday’s CCAA Member Show
Open November 16 – December 23
CCAA’s member artists are given this opportunity to show all kinds of works in every medium. Many are smaller in scale and perfect for the giving season. The gallery encourages folks to shop locally to support the areas small galleries which can offer unique pieces for every taste.
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