Spring Artisan Faire, April 5-7

Join us for our first Artisan Faire! Over 15 local artists offering handcrafted jewelry, photography, fine art, ceramics, mixed media and more! Open to the public, plenty of parking adjacent to the gallery buildings and Andrews Park.

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Spotlight Artist, Jim Leland

  • Show runs February 9 through March 9, Tuesday -Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm
  • 718 E. Monte Vista Avenue, Vacaville CA 95688.  Convenient, free parking adjacent to the blue gallery building and Andrews Park.
  • The winner of a “People’s Choice Award” will receive a one-year Exhibiting Membership and a $50 gift certificate for Blick Art Materials.


Happy New Year from all of us at Vacaville Art Gallery.
 
A VERY special thank you to John Young with 95.3 KUIC’s Hometown Mornings show for inviting us into the studio to record a segment about the gallery.    You can listen to John Young and Ron Brown, Monday-Friday 5-9am. John leads hometown mornings playing the best variety of the 80’s, 90’s and today and talking about local issues. Ron brings you the Hometown traffic updates every 10 minutes, every weekday morning. Plus, he’s keeping you informed with local and national  news twice an hour. https://www.kuic.com/shows/hometown-morning-show/
 
And a BIG THANK YOU to our many visitors, members, and Teresa Krebs (owner of A Taste of Happy) who donated a ton of wonderful pastries! 
 
Stop by the gallery before January 19th to cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award! The winner will receive a one-year Exhibiting Membership and a $50 gift certificate for Blick Art Materials.

Spotlight Artist Suzanne Bell

Show Opens with Artists’ Reception
Saturday, November 3, 6-8 pm 

Vacaville Art Gallery invites the public to a reception to kick off our“Melody, Rhythm & Art” show.  This five-week exhibit, featuring spotlight artist Suzanne Bell, will be open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm through December 1, 2018.  The gallery is located at 718 E. Monte Vista Avenue, Vacaville CA 95688.  Convenient, free parking adjacent to the blue gallery building and Andrews Park.

The winner of a People’s Choice award will receive a one-year Exhibiting Membership to the Vacaville Art Gallery and a $50 gift certificate for Blick Art Materials.

Vacaville Art Gallery invites the public to a reception on September 15 from 6-8 pm to kick off the “Symbols, Signs & Structures” show with Spotlight Artist, Shannon Schmidt

This five-week art exhibit will be open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm, September 15 through October 20, 2018.   The diverse range of artwork includes distinctive and symbolic metal and ceramic sculptures, mystical oil paintings, mysterious photos, thought-provoking artwork, and inspirational fiber arts.

Gallery Hours

Tuesday, September 4 – Saturday, September 8
noon – 4:00 pm 
718 E. Monte Vista Avenue, Vacaville CA 95688

ARTISTS’ RECEPTION & AWARDS

Congratulations to all of the amazing artists who participated in our 40th Juried Art Show!

Included below is the list of awards by category.

Click here to download/print Vacaville Art League & Gallery 40th Juried Art Show Awards 2018

  • If you did not have an opportunity to join us on Saturday night, please stop by the gallery any Tuesday through Friday
  • The Show runs through Saturday, September 1st. We’re open noon – 4pm  Thursday – Friday and 10 AM – 4 PM on Saturday.

The 2018 Juried Art Show Award Winners are:

Beauty Bound – David Draime

Best in Show
Beauty Bound – David Draime

Juror’s Choice
Paula Rodgers: Plentitude – Robert Ryan
Rebecca Bresnick: Mr. Hedgy – Carol Hawkins

Vacaville City Purchase Award,
Presented by Mayor Len 
Augustine
Daffodil Farm – Mary Barry

Hedgy – Carol Hawkins

Plentitude – Robert Ryan

Mary Barry with Mayor Augustine

 

Daffodil Farm – Mary Barry


Awards by Category
(Click here to download the list and photos) 

Oil/Acrylic
1st            Beauty Bound – David Draime
2nd           Swimming Buddy – Randy Pauley
3rd             Carmel Mission – Jim Leland
Hon.      WHAT? – Janet Matthews

Watercolor
1st           Trumpeter’s Regret – Misuk Goltz
2nd          Seasons – Misuk Goltz
3rd          Café Bottega Louis – Misuk Goltz
Hon.      Winter Birch – Misuk Goltz

Drawing / Pastel
1st           Lagoon Valley Resident – Kelley Badgley
2nd          Ghost Sign at Cedarville – Carol Henry
3rd          Bayon No. 2 – David Draime

Sculpture
1st           Moroccan Mystery – Gail Dominguez
2nd          Forest Castle – Jo McLain

Original Photography
1st             Bodie – Dennis Ariza
2nd            10 to 3 – Debbie Bentley
3rd            Tulips – Raylene Duey

Mixed Media
1st             Mr. Hedgy – Carol Hawkins
2nd            Shaman Blessing – Sandy Medearis
3rd            Candyland – Christina Miles
Hon.        In the Mist – Christina Miles

Digital Art / Digitally Altered
1st             Donkey Eye – Christina Miles
2nd            Trashed Trailer – Beverly Black
3rd            Splash of Color – Elizabeth Mayer

Fiber Art
1st             Remembering (family) – Susan Lane
2nd            Inside – Lenore Hubal
3rd            Daffodil Farms – Mary Barry
Hon.        Grandpa & Pancho Villa – Mary Barry


 

 

 

 

Join us  Saturday, June 9 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm as we kick off an exciting new show, “3D Art – On & Off the Canvas.”

Spotlight Artist: Christina Miles

Explore and enjoy the work of emerging and professional artists celebrating “3D Art On & Off the Canvas.”

Artwork ranges from realism to abstraction in 3D (mixed media, book arts, collage, assemblage, sculpture, metal, glass, wood, and fiber arts) and highly dimensional 2D work (illusion of perspective, shadow and other signals of three-dimensionality).

An Artists’ Choice Award will be given at the close of the show, Saturday, July 7. The winning artist will receive a one-year Exhibiting Membership to the Vacaville Art Gallery and two free entries to the 2018 juried art show.

Gallery & Show Hours:
Tuesday through Friday from noon – 4:00 pm
Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.

For more information email gallery@vacavilleartgallery.org or call 707-442-8712

Best of Show – Reign of the Rebel, Meghna Misson, Vanden High

The Vacaville Art Gallery’s 27th Annual Student Art Show (for middle & high school students) kicked off Sunday, April 15 with a reception from 1-4 pm at the  Vacaville Art Gallery. This group show celebrates the enormous talent of student artists and represents a wide range of media students learn at school, including painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, photography and digital art.

Congratulations to all of our 2018 student art show exhibitors, winners and teachers!  Ribbons were awarded in the categories of Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Honorable Mention, and Gallery Choice.

Click here to view/download the 2018 Student Art Show Ribbon Winners.

View all show photos on our FaceBook page. 

The Gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4:00 pm – 718 Monte Vista Avenue in Vacaville ( plenty of free parking adjacent to the gallery)

Art pick up, Sunday May 20 through Wednesday, May 23

We look forward to your visit! For more information about the show or gallery, please email gallery@vacavilleartgallery.org or call 707-448-8712.

The LightWriters 10th Anniversary Show kicks off on March 17th at 4:00 pm with a reception and awards presentation.

  • The show runs through March 30, Tuesday through Saturday from noon -4:00 PM.
  • Hosted by Mitch Mitchum and the Vacaville Art Gallery.

2018 Special Awards presented on March 17 include :

  • Best of Show
  • Karen Laufer Memorial Award
  • Jan Rapisarda Award

 

OPEN SHOW featuring Spotlight Artist, Steve Ceccato

Opening Flowers  |  Steve Ceccato Bio

February 3 – March 10
Stop by the gallery Tuesday-Saturday, noon – 4:00pm

Please join us at the Artists’ Reception!

Saturday, February 10, 6-8pm
Music by Michael Musial, Acoustic Guitar

Join us for a celebration of creativity! Participate in the People’s Choice Award by voting for your favorite work of art. The winner will receive a ribbon and a $50 Dick Blick Art Supplies Gift Certificate.