Ellu Gallery

The 2018 Fall Colors Open Studios & Art Tours opens this Saturday & Sunday, October 13th and 14th.  The event includes over 80+ artists in 54 different studios and continues the weekend of October 20th and 21st. You can check out all the individual artists’ locations on The Center for the Arts’ event page (scroll down below the map) or if you want to download the program.  Don’t forget about the Artist Reception at the Ellu Gallery on Thursday, October 11th, 6-8pm.  I love the opportunity to see inside the artists’ creative spaces and get a feel for how they create their work. It’s a great event to be able to interact with people and art lovers and a unique opportunity to connect with the artists.  Make sure to check for information on live demos:  wood turning, glass cutting, painting, jewelry making, pottery throwing, woodworkers, silk dyeing and stone carving, plus more.  Are you planning on stopping in to say hi to your favorite local artists or discover someone new?  Leave a comment and share your recommendations on must see stops.

The Chambers Project is a new art space in Nevada City highlighting Northern Californian, national, and international talent which supports, cultivates and promotes psychedelic and abstract contemporary visual arts.  The current show ‘QUALIA’, a solo show for Justin Lovato is on view through October 22nd. Next up The Chambers Project will be hosting Australian artist Leans for his debut solo show ‘Exordium’ which opens Saturday October 27th 6-10pm. The Chambers Project is located at 103 Argall Way, Nevada City.

Kodo Arts Japanese Antiques sale is currently happening in Nevada City.  The bi-annual sale runs till October 14th, check out their warehouse on Searls Ave.  The unique collection directly from Japan includes furniture, home decor, garden, stone lanterns, lighting, art and kimonos.

For a few additional art gallery options in Nevada City and Grass Valley check out Camelot Art Gallery, ASiF Studios, Art Works, Osborn Woods Gallery, Akashic Visions Gallery, Lilly Vigil GalleryLeeAnn Brook Fine Art to name a few.

© 2018 InnSide Nevada City, Photos by Erin Thiem, Kathy Frey and Kial James

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