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All Media 2016

National All Media Juried Exhibition

August 5 – September 2

Opening Reception Friday, August 5, 6:30 - 8:00pm
Awards announced at 7:00pm

Click on highlighted artists names for info: Dennis Berkla, Brian Buss, Eva Camacho, Nancy Campbell, Gordon Cancee, Indigo Carlton, Karen Cruikshank,
Julio Del Sesto, Halina Domanski, Brinille Ellis, Linda Good, Cris Guenter,
Annette Hassell, Helen Hedfield, Kandis Horton, Marcus Howell, Marilynn Jennings, Ernest King, Nicolai Larsen, Jim Lawrence, Tonia Matthews, Tim McCourt,
Holly Savas, Jon Shult, Carol Smith, William Soller, Noah Starer, Lori Stevens, Jeffrey Sully, Paul Trapp, Gary Wagner, erin wells, Dennis Wickes, Lauren Yandell, and Sheryl Yeager.

Join us for a pre-reception dinner and talk by DeWitt Cheng.
*All dietary needs considered.

Friday, August 5th, 5:00-6:30pm
Talk at 6:00pm

$10 in advance, $12 at the door.
Tickets available in advance at the CAC front desk.

Chico Art Center is pleased to present artwork from across the United States in the National All Media Juried Exhibition. Juror DeWitt Cheng made his selections of outstanding work from over one hundred and fifty entries. Cheng will announce the winners of cash prizes at 7 P.M. In celebration, a selection of summer salads will be served while enjoying a presentation by the juror.

Juror Bio

DeWitt Cheng’s reviews have appeared in many publications, both print and online including Art21 and HuffingtonPost. He is the author of Inside Out: The Paintings of William Harsh. He curates contemporary art exhibitions for Stanford Art Spaces which mounts rotating shows of contemporary art in non-traditional spaces.

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We'd like to offer a special Thank You to Frazee Paint, Knight's Paint, and Sherwin-Williams
for donating new paint for our Gallery!

Upcoming Exhibits

Exhibition Opportunities:
Look for prospectus and entry forms below in the list of exhibits.

Small World, Small Works 2016

Small World / Small Works

September 9 - 30

Reception: September 9, 5:00–7:00pm

An exhibition of 12x12”artworks by artists of all ages from all walks of life. Bring the family and view art by your neighbors and friends.

Entry Form


Open Studios Art Tour 2016

OSAT Gallery Show

October 7 – 30

Preview and Reception: October 21, 5:00–7:00pm

The Chico Art Center’s Open Studios Art Tour is an exciting way to discover all of the amazing talent working in our own community! The Art Tour invites the public into our local artists’ studios, providing not only a glimpse into the working process of the community’s talent, but also a chance to meet the people that make Chico an Art Community.

Artist Invite | Application

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Individual or Family

Open Studios Art Tour

Tour dates: October 22 - 23 and 29 - 30

Printed tour guides with maps available at our front desk and at local art galleries,
$10 per person.


Day of the Dead 2016

Day of the Dead Live Art Exhibit

November 4 - 25

Want to participate? $5 entry to exhibit artwork.
Drop Off Artwork: October 30-31

Reception with Chili Cook Off: November 4, 5:00–7:00pm

This exhibit is an open call. Honor ancestors and loved ones who have crossed into the spirit world at this lively exhibit of artwork, poetry and music. Offer flowers, photos, little sculptures or sweets on the community altar. Make papel picados. All are welcome to contribute to the richness of our multicultural society. Does your group want to offer an activity at the reception? Email Cameron *Pick Up Artwork: November 26-30


Winter Art & Crafts

December 1 – 28

Reception: December 2, 5:00–7:00pm

The Chico Art Center rents space in the gallery to artists to exhibit their works for sale during the Holiday Season. Artists control how their works are displayed within their space, it is a way to “Set Up Shop” for the holidays.



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