Just in time for the Holidays, the next Art Trek is December 1st, so take a FREE Art Trek Trip and discover what the 1st Saturday event has to offer. Several of the nine participating galleries are featuring affordable gifts of art created locally by our region’s many skilled and clever artists. With support from AmadorArts, the event is a time to have fun seeing what galleries are currently exhibiting. There might be an artist's reception, cookies and punch, wine and cheese, music, or simply staying open a little longer. Maps are available on each gallery.
|Collage art will be seen in the Hanford St. Gallery
||Richard Mills and his copper vessels will be featured in Petroglyphe Gallery
||Little City Studio & Gallery has many local artists’ creations
These are the participating 1st Saturday Art Trek galleries, with descriptions of what some of them are featuring December 1st: Add Art 20 Main St., Jackson, CA 95642
Add Art 20 Main St., Jackson, CA 95642
Chaos glassworks 21A Hanford St, Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Fine Eye Gallery – “Bowls in Hand” A fundraising exhibition benefiting the Interfaith Food Bank of Amador County featuring the bowls of many California’s finest craftspeople through Dec. 31. Also, for the Holidays, the gallery is decked out with new favorite “gotta-have-its,” sure to please your artistic cravings. 71 Main St., Sutter Creek, CA 95685 www.fineeye.com
Gallery 10 15 Eureka St., Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Hanford St. Gallery - "Holiday Gift Show” of affordable local art through Dec. 30. With everything priced below $125 this is an opportunity to get the perfect item to complete your holiday shopping. At the same time you will be benefiting Amador Arts and their many projects in support of art, music and theatre in our community, as the artists and gallery have agreed to donate a portion of the sales proceeds to further this work. A reception providing holiday treats, will take place on Dec. 1st, from 4 - 7pm. 291 Hanford St. (old Highway 49), Sutter Creek, CA 95685 www.hanfordstgallery.com
Little City Studio & Gallery - "Artful Giving or...Nifty Gifties!" Holiday Show and Sale through Dec 30. Over 30 local artists offering perfect gifts of fine art and craft, accessories, jewelry, knits, etc, at very reasonable prices. Open on Dec 1st only until 5pm. 14180 Main St., Amador City, CA 95601.
Petroglyphe Gallery - Richard Mills - Featured artist for December. His fine craft of creating in copper is time-consuming and intensive with multiple steps but the end results, thanks to Mills’ artistic eye, are dazzling. Each vessel is unique. A recent work in metal tapestries was accepted for exhibition in the prestigious Crocker-Kingsley Competition. Many artsy items by other artists are available for special gift-giving. 8317 Main St., Mokelumne Hill, CA 95245 www.gallerypetroglyphe.com
Sutter Creek Gallery - Holiday themed offerings by many local artists. Being a co-operative of 29 local artists, the variety of art is awesome and they are making something affordable for everyone. Many artists will be present for comment and conversation, plus refreshments in keeping with the season. Open 11-7, 35 Main St., Sutter Creek, CA 95685
Valley View Interiors 48 Main St., Sutter Creek, CA 95685.
Remember, “Art Enhances Life.”
Art Trek maps available at any participating gallery.