Second Saturday ArtHop™ – April 11th

Fresno Arts Council

Second Saturdays ArtHop™

Visit the following venues this Saturday April 11th, from 12pm to 4pm and meet local artists and enjoy their artwork, receptions, beverages, and music.

1821 Gallery

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

Gallery 25

Arte Americas

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 center.

Broadway Studios – Mimi Mott-Smith Studio #18

1416 Broadway Street – 264-7622

Chris Sorensen Studios

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

FAC Water Tower Gift Store

2444 Fresno Street – 477-6231
The Fresno Arts Council is hosting their Second Saturday Tea Party at the Fresno Historic Water Tower. Enjoy a day of story-telling, music, and participate in fun activities. People are more than welcome to dress to impress.

Robert Ogata Studio

701 “L” Street • 237-1678
Guest Artist “Justin Kim”

M Street Art Complex

1419 M Street – 438-8200
Our featured artist 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. 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, May Ly, Ashleigh Fleenor and Jon Messer will also be open and showing their work.

All Things Fresno

1421 Fulton Street – 485-1100


1612 H Street – 248-6942

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 accompanyment.

Fig Tree Gallery

644 Van Ness Ave • 485-0460
Featured Artist Robert Ogata
“New Work”

Gallery 25

660 Van Ness avenue – 264-4092
Member, Lorraine Peters will exhibit a compelling body of work through the telling of the story which is both an Armenian and Deaf cultural pastime. Together they define the artist and inspire the personal narrative in her work. Events, places and people find their way into her paintings which also include ASL signs, Catholic and Christian symbolism, pop culture, Armenian words, images and icons. In addition, the artist collaborates with Gallery 25 member, Carol Tikijian with an installation called “An Armenian Experience” which examines the past, present, future role and experiences of the Armenian woman.

Raizana Tea Company

2011 Tuolumne St – 1-877-832-2596

Tower District Records

302 E. Olive “SE Corner of Palm & Olive”- 559-478-4034

Holy Cow! Artwork by Brad Polzin

Brad Polzin is showing a huge selection of his artwork in poster format.
77 different pieces line the walls and feature a broad selection of subject matter and styles
from animals to abstracts, mandalas to flora, design motifs to figurative art and more!

Tower Records is open from 11-7 on Second Saturday ArtHop, with the artist on hand from 3-5pm to answer questions and discuss his work. This exhibit will be on display through April only. Open: Tue-Sat 11am-7pm/ Sun-Mon 12pm-5pm

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