NOTES FROM THE SOAP BOX!
The second Thursday of every month the Salida Council for the Arts hosts the Creative Mixer at the SteamPlant's Paquette Gallery. One of the time-honored traditions is the Soap Box - where locals stand and deliver the creative news of the valley.
Maverick Potter will host a wheel-throwing class on Monday nights from 5:30 - 7:30. Contact Mark Rittman to register for the class! MaverickPotter.com
F Street Gallery (119 North F Street) will offer Open Figure Drawing opportunity on Feb. 18th from 6:00 - 8:30. $10.
Introduction to Pastels Workshop with artist, Mary Wolfe
Saturday, Feb. 27; 10-3 and Sunday, Feb. 28, 1-6$100
Nominations are being accepted for the "portrait wall" that will show people in the community who have made a difference in Salida. See facebook page, Heart of Salida Project or contact Lori Tatum at the F Street Gallery. FStreetGallery.com
Dustin Tidwell is helping others with digital distribution of art, as he is so appreciative of the care and generosity members of the community and artists have shared with him. PaintedMedicine.com
Rick Smith announced that the Sellars Project Space is exhibiting photographs in the Twitchell Building of Dutch photographer Maarten Haverkamp for Second Saturday (2/13) SellarsProjectSpace.com/art-at-the-twitchell
School of NIN, Joe Lobeck will be offering martial arts and acrobatics at The Boys and Girls Club from March 21-25. He also has a Martial Arts class on Wednesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 in the Episcopal Church basement.
Working with the Creative District, Tina Gramman is an artist educator for the Children's Discovery Ranch at Hutchinson Ranch. Children 3, 4, and 5 years of age are studying art in all forms! Also, Drama Education has begun at the Montessori School!
Licia Iverson shared information about the upcoming Valley Visions Art Exhibition. Applications are available on the SCFTA website and are due by April 8th with the entry fee. The first 40 applicants will have the opportunity to display their work at the exhibition. SalidaCouncilfortheArts.org/valley-visions
Among many things being planned for Art Walk, Mini-masterpiece canvases are being received for possible inclusion in the second annual Mini-Masterpiece Commemorative Catalog. Minis are available for pick-up at The Book Haven, 135 F Street. SalidaArtWalk.org
Terraphilia will be hosting 2 residents this year, one in May
(who will be working on an eco-history novel) and another in September (s sculptor and fiber art book-maker.
Salida Soup is next week on Thursday! SalidaSoup.org
Sellars Project Space will be presenting "Pretty Old" for the Movies at the SteamPlant. SellarsProjectSpace.com/movies
Hippie Radio Party, Feb. 13th, 6:00 - 11:00 and other SteamPlant events on their website at SalidaSteamPlant.com
For more information on local arts and culture events visit http://www.SalidaCouncilforthearts.org/