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Art in the Library

Napa Library Foundation invites artists to apply to have their artwork displayed at the downtown Napa Main Library.

Works that are generally appealing, dynamic and colorful are good candidates for the competition.

The audience for exhibition is the general community served by Napa County Library. Approximately 1,000 people visit the library daily, from all walks of life. Approximately one-third of the visitors are children aged 14 and under.

The Art in the Library Committee meets in the spring to review and select submitted artwork. The Committee is comprised of area artists and the Art in the Library coordinator.

For more information, please call the Napa Public Library today – (707) 253-4241.

Events at the Library

Jamie-Luoto

July 2019

Jamie Luoto
Gouache

Reception: Friday, July 12, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Jamie L. Luoto is a California-based artist. Her ongoing series of animals are anthropomorphically presented as if they were portraits of family and friends. The paintings are engaging and lead the viewer to see the world in new and different ways.

Andrew Lincoln

August 2019

Andrew Lincoln
Photography

Reception: Friday, August 9, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Andrew Lincoln has been creating portraits of nonhuman animals at local zoos. Lincoln’s intent is to show subjects are individuals with unique personalities and emotions. This series will be featured as a “Spotlight Award” in an upcoming issue of “Black and White”, an international photography magazine.

Jacqueline Arellano Acrylic

September 2019

Jacqueline Arellano
Acrylic

Reception: Friday, September 13, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Jacqueline Arellano, a self-taught artist, has been inspired by many artists from Monet and Van Gogh to Bob Ross and Thomas Kinkade. Arellano’s style is a mixture of impressionism to realism. She enjoys painting landscapes, skyscapes and water reflections.

Napa-Valley-Photographic-Society

October 2019

Napa Valley Photographic Society
Photography

Reception: Friday, October 11, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Napa Valley Photographic Society (NVPS) promotes the art and science of photography, providing education, image appreciation, inspiration, exchange of technology information. Founded in 1998, the club fosters personal growth, creative expression, excellence in all aspects of photographic endeavors, and the ability to mingle with fellow photographers.

Liz-Stohlman

November 2019

Liz Stohlman
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, November 8, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Liz Stohlman, a recent graduate of CSU Sacramento is a painter. Stohlman’s work includes drawing, ink and collage. A horse rider and trainer, her World War I Calvary series highlights the relationship of horse and rider as they prepare to ride into battle.

Vine Village Mixed Media

December 2019

Vine Village
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, December 13, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Vine Village is a non-profit program serving the needs of people with intellectual challenges. The program provides residential and day activity services, which emphasizes personal development, social interaction, and independence. A wide range of activities, including studio arts, gardening, nature study, and more is offered.

Art Association Napa Valley Mixed Media

January 2020

Art Association Napa Valley
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, January 10, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

The Art Association Napa Valley (AANV) is a private, nonprofit arts organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Napa Valley by supporting arts and culture throughout the county. AANV provides funding, advocacy, marketing and exhibition opportunities for local artists.

Sharon M. Crary Fiber Textile

February 2020

Sharon M. Crary
Fiber Textile

Reception: Friday, February 21, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Sharon M. Crary, a self-taught weaver, Crary finds inspiration in nature from microscopic images of butterflies or flowers to broad landscapes of mountains, fields, and water. Her works have been juried into international exhibitions. They have also been featured on the covers of several prominent tapestry magazines.

Richard Bruns Photography

March 2020

Richard Bruns
Photography

Reception: Friday, March 813, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Richard Bruns has enjoyed a professional career that has intertwined writing, publishing and photography. Bruns’ work has been published in numerous news publications. He enjoys capturing events of all kinds. Subjects include wildlife photography and nature scenes. He is also skilled in photojournalism and documentary photography.

Gerald Huth Collage/Mixed Media

April 2020

Gerald Huth
Collage/Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, April 10, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Gerald Huth will showcase a variety of mixed-media collages, including papers collected across the globe. A CONVERSATION WITH PAPER is a deeply personal and expressionistic work exploring the “human condition”, Huth’s own life experiences, and impressions gained through his extensive journeys to other countries and their cultures.

Guo Mong Mixed Media

May 2020

Guo Mong
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, May 8, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Guo Mong is a mixed media artist based in San Francisco. Part of an ongoing graphic novel memoir project, it examines mental health and stigmas that are especially prevalent within minority communities. Mong addresses how stigmas and cultural upbringings keep mental illness hidden behind a wall of secrecy and isolation.

John Comisky Photography

June 2020

John Comisky
Photography

Reception: Friday, June 12, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

John Comisky is freelance photographer based in Napa. His photographic work for Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa County reveals his love for birds and mammals. Curiosity and an adventurous spirit have lead him to travel the world. He has documented wildlife, landscapes, and candid moments of everyday life from across the globe.

Napa Library Foundation invites artists to apply to have their artwork displayed at the downtown Napa Main Library.

Works that are generally appealing, dynamic and colorful are good candidates for the competition.

The audience for exhibition is the general community served by Napa County Library. Approximately 1,000 people visit the library daily, from all walks of life. Approximately one-third of the visitors are children aged 14 and under.

The Art in the Library Committee meets in the spring to review and select submitted artwork. The Committee is comprised of area artists and the Art in the Library coordinator.

For more information, please call the Napa Public Library today – (707) 253-4241.

Events at the Library

Jamie-Luoto

July 2019

Jamie Luoto
Gouache

Reception: Friday, July 12, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Jamie L. Luoto is a California-based artist. Her ongoing series of animals are anthropomorphically presented as if they were portraits of family and friends. The paintings are engaging and lead the viewer to see the world in new and different ways.

Andrew Lincoln

August 2019

Andrew Lincoln
Photography

Reception: Friday, August 9, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Andrew Lincoln has been creating portraits of nonhuman animals at local zoos. Lincoln’s intent is to show subjects are individuals with unique personalities and emotions. This series will be featured as a “Spotlight Award” in an upcoming issue of “Black and White”, an international photography magazine.

Jacqueline Arellano Acrylic

September 2019

Jacqueline Arellano
Acrylic

Reception: Friday, September 13, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Jacqueline Arellano, a self-taught artist, has been inspired by many artists from Monet and Van Gogh to Bob Ross and Thomas Kinkade. Arellano’s style is a mixture of impressionism to realism. She enjoys painting landscapes, skyscapes and water reflections.

Napa-Valley-Photographic-Society

October 2019

Napa Valley Photographic Society
Photography

Reception: Friday, October 11, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Napa Valley Photographic Society (NVPS) promotes the art and science of photography, providing education, image appreciation, inspiration, exchange of technology information. Founded in 1998, the club fosters personal growth, creative expression, excellence in all aspects of photographic endeavors, and the ability to mingle with fellow photographers.

Liz-Stohlman

November 2019

Liz Stohlman
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, November 8, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Liz Stohlman, a recent graduate of CSU Sacramento is a painter. Stohlman’s work includes drawing, ink and collage. A horse rider and trainer, her World War I Calvary series highlights the relationship of horse and rider as they prepare to ride into battle.

Vine Village Mixed Media

December 2019

Vine Village
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, December 13, 2019
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Vine Village is a non-profit program serving the needs of people with intellectual challenges. The program provides residential and day activity services, which emphasizes personal development, social interaction, and independence. A wide range of activities, including studio arts, gardening, nature study, and more is offered.

Art Association Napa Valley Mixed Media

January 2020

Art Association Napa Valley
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, January 10, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

The Art Association Napa Valley (AANV) is a private, nonprofit arts organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for the Napa Valley by supporting arts and culture throughout the county. AANV provides funding, advocacy, marketing and exhibition opportunities for local artists.

Sharon M. Crary Fiber Textile

February 2020

Sharon M. Crary
Fiber Textile

Reception: Friday, February 21, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Sharon M. Crary, a self-taught weaver, Crary finds inspiration in nature from microscopic images of butterflies or flowers to broad landscapes of mountains, fields, and water. Her works have been juried into international exhibitions. They have also been featured on the covers of several prominent tapestry magazines.

Richard Bruns Photography

March 2020

Richard Bruns
Photography

Reception: Friday, March 813, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Richard Bruns has enjoyed a professional career that has intertwined writing, publishing and photography. Bruns’ work has been published in numerous news publications. He enjoys capturing events of all kinds. Subjects include wildlife photography and nature scenes. He is also skilled in photojournalism and documentary photography.

Gerald Huth Collage/Mixed Media

April 2020

Gerald Huth
Collage/Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, April 10, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Gerald Huth will showcase a variety of mixed-media collages, including papers collected across the globe. A CONVERSATION WITH PAPER is a deeply personal and expressionistic work exploring the “human condition”, Huth’s own life experiences, and impressions gained through his extensive journeys to other countries and their cultures.

Guo Mong Mixed Media

May 2020

Guo Mong
Mixed Media

Reception: Friday, May 8, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

Guo Mong is a mixed media artist based in San Francisco. Part of an ongoing graphic novel memoir project, it examines mental health and stigmas that are especially prevalent within minority communities. Mong addresses how stigmas and cultural upbringings keep mental illness hidden behind a wall of secrecy and isolation.

John Comisky Photography

June 2020

John Comisky
Photography

Reception: Friday, June 12, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Art talk: 6:30 p.m.

John Comisky is freelance photographer based in Napa. His photographic work for Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa County reveals his love for birds and mammals. Curiosity and an adventurous spirit have lead him to travel the world. He has documented wildlife, landscapes, and candid moments of everyday life from across the globe.

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