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April 2 ArtHop™

Fresno Arts Council
The ArtHop™ program is a monthly event featuring art exhibits in over 50 art venues in Fresno County. Art venues include galleries, work studios, retail outlets, and public spaces that art patrons can visit on the first and third Thursday of each month and other designated days.
Please support our downtown and Tower venues; come by and meet local artists and enjoy their artwork, receptions, beverages, and music this Thursday, April 2nd, from 5pm to 8 pm.

Become an ArtHop venue today!

Are you a studio, a gallery, or a potential art venue for ArtHop? Joining ArtHop is simple. Visit our website for details!

‪#‎BrioOnBroadway‬ art mural unveiling and Arthop this Thursday at 1636 Broadway Street. Come join us as we announce the winning artist, unveil the mural masterpiece and enjoy some incredible art by local artist, Ashleigh Fleenor and take a tour of one of Brio on Broadway’s brand new apartment homes that are available now for Lease.

1821 Gallery

1821 Gallery & Studios

1821 Calaveras Street – 233-9992
Allegorical Portraiture: New Paintings by Ronald Dzerigian. 1821 Gallery & Studios is pleased to present Allegorical Portraiture, a new series of paintings by Fresno artist Ronald Dzerigian, March 19 – May 2, 2015. These paintings were made solely for this exhibition.

This will be the first exhibition of Mr. Dzerigian’s artworks in Fresno since 2010.

Armenian Museum of Fresno

519 M Street – 224-1001

Fresno City College – Art Space Gallery

1101 E University Ave. – 441-8241
Armenia Observed 
Photography by Peter Carapetian

They Walked For You and Me
Installation by Joyce Gostanian Kierejczyk

March 5th – April 9th

Bill Bruce Studios

Bill Bruce Studios

1752 Van Ness Avenue – 970-4581
Bill’s studio and gallery at 1752 Van Ness will be open for April Arthop, 5 till 8 pm. Traditional jelly beans and pretzels.  Info 970-4581.

Bobby Salazar’s

725 W Olive Ave – 497-9920

Big Picture Middle and High School Fresno

1207 S Trinity Street – 420-1234

Cedar-Clinton Branch Library

Cedar-Clinton Branch Library

4150 E Clinton Ave – 442-1770

Clay Hand Studios

905 R Street – 977-7444
Ceramic Symposium

Collaboration.  Please join Clay Hand Studios as we celebrate spring. Clay Hand Studios artists have been collaborating with floral artist Debbie Morel and glass artisan Joe Morel to create a visual tour de force of spring in the San Joaquin Valley. An Open House will be held during Art Hop, Thursday, April 2, 2015. This is your opportunity to see an artistic exploration of the flora of the Central Valley.

Clay Mix

Clay Mix Gallery/Studio

1003 N Abby Street – 485-0065
“Stop by and see two exciting sculptures by Bay Area artist Wesley Wright!”

Community Media
Access Collaborative (CMAC)

1555 Van Ness Avenue – 266-2622
This month we’re featuring art from Elias Abalos.  Elias is a member of CMAC and has been doing pyrography (the art of wood burning) for three years and will be displaying his comic book themed series with live musical accompaniment.  Join us from 5 to 8pm.

Evolve Vintage

900 N Fulton Street – 696-9880
Evolve Vintage is excited to announce its’ doors have opened and we will be open for April’s Arthop! Stop in and check out our new space! Happy hoppin’.

Art By Hand

FAC Water Tower Gift Store

2444 Fresno Street – 477-6231
We’re so excited to host a Very Special Project for our April ArtHop. Hide Out

An interactive art installation exploring issues of privacy, data collection, and scrambled understanding.

A person attempts to express his inner life to the world, but what comes out is unrecognizable to himself, misunderstood by others, and potentially usurped for obscure purposes.

Fresno Arts Council

Fresno Arts Council

1245 Van Ness Avenue – 237-9734
United Cerebral Palsy

Fresno Bee

1626 E St. – 441-6111

FAC Public Art Program

Fresno City Hall

2600 Fresno Street – 237-9734
First Floor 

Armenian Community School

Fresno Gem & Mineral Society

340 W. Olive Ave – 486-7280

Gallery 25

Gallery 25

660 Van Ness Avenue – 264-4092

K-Jewel Art Gallery

1415 Fulton Street – 497-5118
Exhibiting work by Nancy Youdelman, Arshag Nazareth Amirkhanian and A. F. “Corky” Normart.

Olsen Gallery of Fine Crafts @ Potters Studio

Olsen Gallery of Fine Crafts @ Potters Studio

905 “R” Street – 266-5508

P Street Studios

764 P Street #104 – 779-2844
April Art Hop P Street Studios will feature Dreams: Digital Photography by Ashley Duke Photography student,Ashley Duke weaves us through a world of fantasy with her creative interpretation of the dream world. This is Ashley’s first solo showing. ArtHop Reception: Thursday, April 2, 2015 5-9PM 764 P Street. Entrance is up the ramp on Inyo between P and Santa Fe.

Studio 74

1274 N Van Ness Ave – 908-0658
Studio 74 is pleased to present the latest work by El Choco Fresh April 2-24. An Art Hop opening reception April 2, from 5-9 PM. “I’m a Writer Not An Artist Vol 1”…for this show in particular, I am telling a story with my own style that could be seen as Abstract Graffiti Meets Expressionism…That Consists of recycled brushes, spray cans, buckets, bucket lids, wood,  panels, canvases, and paper.  – El Choco Fresh

Tower District Records

302 Olive – 478-4034
Brad Polzin – Celebrating the classic indie record store, Brad Polzin will be showing poster prints of his artwork throughout the month of April. Featuring a broad selection of subject matter and styles from animals to abstracts, mandalas to flora, design motifs to figurative art and more!
ArtHop reception for the artist is April 2, featuring live music on the Kirby Stage by the Spencer-Morris Group.

Second Saturday ArtHop is the 10th. Plus, during International Record Store Day on April 18th, along with the art, there’ll be 4 bands in the big tent along with food trucks.

All Things Fresno

1421 Fulton Street – 485-1100
All Things Fresno April event features Brandy Swisher of Brandy Swisher Designs will feature her handmade jewelry.  We will also feature Paul Betancourt, who will be signing his book, “This Week On The Farm”.

Bravo Bites Food Truck will be set up on Fulton Street starting at 5pm with a great selection of food for purchase.

Alliance of California Artists

2223 S Van Ness – 877-384-7852
Located inside the Chris Sorenson Studio/Gallery.

The Alliance of California Artist is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and promoting the art and artists of the Central Valley. The ACA Fine Art Gallery is established by it’s members, for the members.


1612 H Street – 248-6942

Arte Americas

1630 Van Ness Blvd – 266-2623
Programmed to coincide with National Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, this exhibition titled “One Degree of Separation: A Sisterhood of California Women Artists” will be on view through May 10, 2015. Featuring thirty-five women artists from the Valley and beyond, this show represents a wide spectrum of media and inspirations and is being presented in all four galleries of the cultural cener.

The Brass Unicorn

Brass Unicorn

845 E Fern Street – 441-7107
Original Paintings by Dionicio Salazar and Ramsey Storey

Mimi Mott-Smith Studio #18 Broadway Studios

Broadway Studios – Mimi Mott-Smith Studio #18

1416 Broadway Street – 264-7622

C.a.Ke. Inc/Arts Club Academy

1570 N Wishon Ave – 426-3101
C.a.K.e., Inc. presents: “C.a.K.e. 3” ArtHop 2015 Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 • 5:00pm – 9:00pm
@ Claudio and Khepri enterprises, Inc. Arts Club Academy
1570 N Wishon Ave, Fresno, California 93728

Are you ready for another amazing night full of Music, Art & Fun, with friends and family!?

Artist: Chris Mungary, Rick Esposito of Espo Originals, Andrew Wren

Music: Skoogie Woody, Thee Stopher,

Food: Felicia Marie Phillips will be making Nachos for this months ArtHop menu!..Once again, we will have free Horderves/Appetizers & Refreshments…


Thrift DEMON will be setting up a PoP uP ShOp for a unique thrift shopping experience.

Childrens Musical Theaterworks

Chris Janzen Studio

1929 Fresno Street – 281-7418

Chris Sorensen Studios

Chris Sorensen Studios

2223 S Van Ness Avenue – 237-4934
Special Show featuring Art by Fresno High Students 

Fig Tree Gallery

Fig Tree Gallery

644 Van Ness Avenue – 485-0460
Featured Artist Robert Ogata – “New Work”

First Presbyterian Church of Fresno

The Commons @ First Presbyterian Church

1540 “M” Street – 485-6460
The Commons @ FPC is delighted to display the work of artist Kristen Stain. Currently a illustration major at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, Kristen grew up in Fresno. She attended Buchanan High School where she focused on her track and field career. The portrait above is of her sister.

Come enjoy her paintings and the hospitality to be found at the corner of M and Stanislaus.

Kliss Glass

Kliszewski Glass

2746 E. Lorena Avenue – 497-6610
We will be open for Art Hop April 2nd, 5-8pm. Spring has started to appear in Kliszewski Glass Studio. Come down for a visit and watch some glassblowing along with other unique & wonderful local art!

M Street Art Complex

1419 M Street – 438-8200
Our featured artist for April 2nd Art Hop  will be Terry Ellsworth. He is branching out into a new medium of photography whereby he creatively enhances his images to obscure the obvious and bring about a new perspective on the subject matter. His work will definitely stimulate your imagination. We will also feature work by local artists Valerie Runningwolf,  Louie Quijada, Jason Casey, Claudia Fletcher, Robert Silva, Ellen Bayne, Joanne Tragna Foster and Jason Esquivel. Our resident artists will also be open and showing their work. Make M St. one of your stops  5-8pm.

Mothership Studio

1479 N Maroa – 779-9094

Monica Galvan’s Dia de los Muertos

725 Olive Ave – 497-9920

Purple Hat Studio and Gallery

147 N “U” Street – 478-8964

Raizana Tea Company

2011 Tuolumne St – 1-877-832-2596
We will have Free tea samples (new flavor)  and cookies,  for April the 2nd during Art hop.

Art by Robert Ogata

Robert Ogata Studio

701 L Street – 237-1678
Always open for ArtHop! Come check out this amazing gallery/studio.

Guest Artist “Justin Kim”.

Silva/Salazar Studios

654 Van Ness Avenue – 486-1307

Spectrum Art Gallery

608 E Olive Avenue – 266-0691
Martha Casanave and Ryuijie
April 2 – 26, 2015
Opening on ArtHop, Thursday, April 2, 5 – 8 pm
Conversations with the artists:  1 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2015
Reception for the artists:  3 – 5 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2015

Spectrum Art Gallery is very proud to host our 2015 guest artist program featuringMartha Casanave and Ryuijie.

Tower T-Shirt Factory/Stigmata Boutique

1407 N Van Ness – 907-7302

Fligate Art

2830 N Van Ness Blvd – 831-915-8441

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