Thursday, January 22, 2015

February Calendar of Events, plus end of January

        Lodi Community Art Center February 2015 Calendar of Events
January 24-25  Pick up for January Show noon to 5PM  Open to all members, February staffing sign up
January 24  - Judging Photography Show
January  25, Gourd Workshop +
 Eric Baker shares his gourd techniques, learn how to use wood burning tools, dyes, gourd inks and metallic dyes to enhance the art of decorating gourds.  Materials and tools will be provided.  Class is $100 for members, $50 students, $110 for non members .  Workshop will be at the Lodi Art Center studio,  9AM – 4PM.  Workshop is limited to 10 attendees.  Must RSVP at Art Center prior to the event.
January 31, 2015 3rd Annual Photography Show artists Reception and Award Presentation,  6:00 – 8:30PM, Lodi Community Art Center 110 W. Pine St.  Tickets $10  each .Tickets are available at the Art Center or at the event.
January 31, 2015 – Last day to get the early bird entry discount for the 2015 Spring Show
February 1 – February 27 – 3rd Annual Photography show
February 2, 2015 – Lodi Art Center Board Meeting, open to all members 6:30PM at Gallery
February 6th  Artist Reception Photography Show 6PM – 8:30 free to public
February 10– Speaker Series presentation, Clifford Oto, juror from the photograpy show offers insight and critique as the juror  of the show  6:30-8:30 PM.
Februrary 28 – March 1 – Pickup Photography show/ Receiving for March

What's happening in February?

The  Annual Photography Show.      Entries were made on the Smarter Entry online system, the photographs have been received at the gallery last weekend, and this weekend the judge will be selecting those that will receive awards.   Here is the blurb that appeared in the newspapers, in case you missed it.

Photography show to be in Lodi
Lodi Community Art Center will host its third annual Juried Photography Show throughout the month of February at 110 W. Pine St., Lodi. Hours are from noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. Admission is free.
The regional photography show, juried by Clifford Oto (a photographer at The Record), includes award-winning photographers from many Central and Northern California locations including Antioch, Sacramento, Vacaville, Gold River, Tracy, Stockton, Lodi, and Placerville. Show categories are Nature/Landscape, Portraiture, Man-Made, and a new category, Digitally Created.
An artist reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Tickets are $10. A free public reception will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6. The show’s Grand Prize is sponsored by West 12 Ranch.
Information: (209) 333-3855 or

Saturday, January 10, 2015

The Arts in January

this is a link to ArtRoundUp, with a recap of current art venues in the area.     Note we got top billing with our scheduled workshop.