Second Saturday ArtHop™ – March 14th

Fresno Arts Council

Second Saturdays ArtHop™

Visit the following venues this Saturday March 14th, from 12pm to 4pm and meet local artists and enjoy their artwork, receptions, beverages, and music.

1821 Gallery

1821 Calaveras Street – 233-9992
Thomas Spears
 first major exhibition titled “Things Hidden Since The Foundation” will open at 1821 Gallery & Studios thru March 14. Spears’ work is a mixture of oil on wood and canvas as well as some mixed media work. The work is about Prehistory. It is about the relationship between the sacred and the profane, predestination and free will, creation and destruction, consequence and choice, grace and futility. Spears graduated from CSUF in 2011 with a degree in art. He has won the Judges Recognition Award Fall 2010, Spring 2011 Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition.

Gallery 25

Arte Americas

1630 Van Ness Blvd – 266-2623
Fresno, CA – February 27, 2015.
Contact:  Frank Delgado (559) 477-3533

Arte Américas, the Valley’s largest Latino cultural center will debut a new exhibition to coincide with National Women’s History month on Thursday, March 5 featuring thirty-five artists from throughout California. The show is titled “One Degree of Separation: A Sisterhood of California Women Artists” and will fill all four galleries in the Downtown Fresno cultural arts center.

Chris Sorensen Studios

2223 S Van Ness Avenue – 237-4934
This coming Second Saturday ArtHop art enthusiasts will find the Art Scientifique Exhibit in the Main Gallery. In Sorensen Hall the spectacular exhibit by Julia Tanigoshi Tinker “The Art of Gyotaku – Fish Tales” will continue. Over 40 artists have their studios and galleries at Chris Sorensen and many of them will be on hand for the Second Saturday ArtHop.

FAC Water Tower Gift Store

2444 Fresno Street – 477-6231
Join us for Second Saturday celebration of Chinese New Year! Featuring artists:
Margaret Hudson – sculpture
Kliszewski – sculptural fine glass
Susan Bigham – custom embroidery and design
Joan Robles – Ceramics


Your stop for Unique Fresno made gifts. In collaboration with United Cerebral Palsy Organization and Cultural Arts Rotary Club of Fresno.

Gallery 25

660 Van Ness avenue – 264-4092
For the month of March, Gallery 25members Barbara Van Arnam is presenting a solo exhibit that includes paintings, drawings and sculpture created over the last two years. These years as we all know, have been marked b many events triggering fear, uncertainty and anxiety. Van Arnam’s art focuses on a world of infinite positives in the life around us that can provide support and tranquility in the face of these unpleasant influences. The work is grounded in the environment that surrounds the studio and home of the artist, and is filled with the changes of light and life that the cycle of the seasons bring.

Alliance of California Artists

2223 S Van Ness – 877-384-7852
Located inside the Chris Sorenson Studio/Gallery. The ACA Membership Show, “The Many Shades of Green”, is an outstanding show in the ACA Fine Art Gallery this month.

All Things Fresno

1421 Fulton Street – 485-1100


1612 H Street – 248-6942
An art show spoofing the greats.

Clay Mix Gallery/Studio

1003 N Abby Street – 485-0065

Community Media Access Collaborative (CMAC)

1555 Van Ness Avenue – 266-2622
For the month of March, CMAC will host the exhibition “In All Its Glory Pt. II”. This exhibit features work contributed by members of Print & Glory! and includes work from all of the major printmaking techniques including: relief, screen-printing, intaglio, and lithography. Come visit our show to explore the unique medium of printmaking.

M Street Art Complex

1419 M Street – 438-8200
M Street Arts Complex will be featuring artist Terry Ellsworth for 2nd Saturday. 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 mixed-media fine artist Valerie Runningwolf,  Louie Quijada, Claudia Fletcher, encaustic artist Valerie Greene, Roy Harland and Jason Esquivel.

Raizana Tea Company

2011 Tuolumne St – 1-877-832-2596

Purple Hat Studio and Gallery

147 N “U” Street – 478-8964

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