JAMESTOWN – A pair of Pop Up Gallery Events are taking place in the Jamestown area on Saturday, Nov. 30 as part of Small Business Saturday. To learn more about the event WRFA’s Jason Sample talked with Chautauqua Art Gallery Owner/Operator Leslie Calimeri and artist Bill Bale.
More Info on Chautauqua Art Gallery Salon Show
Work by 15 regional artists is on display together for the first time at Chautauqua Art Gallery this holiday season. The show will open on November 30, (Small Business Saturday), from 10 am to 6 p.m. and will run until January 4.
Artwork will be displayed in a salon style show as a way of highlighting the common influences and inspirations of artists living and working regionally. Each piece will resonate with anyone who has spent time in this beautiful area. There will be a large variety of mediums from painting, pen and ink, photography, fiber art, jewelry, small sculpture and more. Items in the show are mainly smaller in size making them perfect gifts for the holidays. Each item can stand alone or work well in a collection.
More Info on Sandhill Designs Pop Up Gallery
A group of area artists welcomes the public to their release of recent artworks at a one-day POP-UP Gallery Event.
Artists Bill Bale, Wendy Bale and Debra Eck (Jamestown), Karen Glosser (Chautauqua), and Kimberly Turner (Warren), will display their works Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Sandhill Designs, 149 Frissell Road, Jamestown.
The artists will transform the Bales’ 1880’s home into an art gallery for one day, on Small Business Saturday. Original paintings, photography and prints, woodworking, handmade books, paper arts and greeting cards will be displayed. The art will be available for immediate sale during this open house style event. Refreshments will be served.
“Sandhill” Bill Bale, an award-winning woodworker, has been building Sandhill Designs furniture for over 25 years and is best known for his work in the arts and crafts style.
Artist Wendy Bale is a nature artist known for her cut paper sculptures. She also works in charcoal and various other drawing media.
British-born artist Deb Eck lives and works in Jamestown. She can often be found in her garden or out in the woods harvesting plants to make paper, or dye paper and fabric, or even to sew on.
Fine art nature photographer Karen Glosser is excited to debut new work from two new series she has been creating: Woodlands and Wanderings, and Winter Dreams.
Warren, Pa., based artist Kimberly Turner explores various methods of art making. She will be selling original illustrations (ink and watercolor), along with prints and notecards at the POP-UP Gallery.
Sandhill Designs is at the corner of Frissell and Hwy 62, less than a mile from the Audubon Community Nature Center on Riverside Road. Audubon is also having a sale at the Blue Heron Gift Shop from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. to celebrate Small Business Saturday.
More information can be found online at www.WendyBaleArt1st.com/events, or call (814) 230-8787 or (920) 568-0333.
Area artists collaborate on POP-UP Gallery Event. From left: Debra Eck of Jamestown, NY; Karen Glosser of Chautauqua, NY; Bill Bale and Wendy Bale of Jamestown; and Kimberly Turner of Warren, PA will display their works November 30, 11a.m.-6p.m. at Sandhill Designs 149 Frissell Road, Jamestown.