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Inside Blue Line Arts

April 5 - May 18, 2019

A Closer Look

Dressed in Flowers - Marina Smelik

Coker Family Gallery OFF Center: An Annual International Ceramic Competition

Ceramic art’s rich and diverse history is experiencing a moment in contemporary culture. Suddenly clay seems to be everywhere… artists are pushing the material into new forms and expressions in the contemporary art-world… community classes and studios filling with enthusiastic students, dedicated practitioners refreshing traditional techniques through evolutionary methods… enthusiasts are drawn to the experience of something real and transformative as a pathway to a more fulfilled interior life. 

Joshua Green, Juror for Off Center

Feature Foyer Purposeful Pottery

Miki Shim
Wyatt Mathews
Anca Statescu
Scott A Clarkson
Pam Ackles
Don Hall
Elaine Corn
Tara Carpenter Estrada
Dana Bilello-Barrow
Donald Hall
Doug Hein
Bonnie Hotz
Lee M. Middleman

Wings Vase - Lee Middleman
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Westpark Gallery Art Studio Trek

Art Studio Trek is a small group of select and dedicated artists in the South Placer area.  

They will show their amazing art in their studios, where some will demonstrate their art, and you can watch the creative process.

Blue Line Arts will be exhibiting one artwork from each studio. 

Mya Louw
Tom Mc Mahon
Pam Burns
Craig Johnson
Gini Crepps
Diane Ruhkala Bell
Trisa Swerdlow
Helen Gruelle Hunter
James Hunter
Imi Lehmbrock-Hirschinger
Patricia Abraham
Elizabeth Hendrix
Steve Dillon
Judy Dillon
Darlene Engellenner
Connie Rodriguez
James Hirschinger
Eileen McDavid
Darlene Engellenner

 

Eli and Edythe Broad Education Gallery Ceramic Wall Works

Frankie  Vanity  
Eleanor Heimbaugh   
Vicki Gunter 
Dana Bilello-Barrow  
Emil Yanos 
Conrad Calimpong 
Claudia Jeffers
Darby Ortolano
Dan Molyneux 
Carolyn Adams
Giulia  Sbernini 
Sally Brogden
Darien Arikoski-Johnson
Marlys Boddy
Corbin Schmidt 
Hebe Garcia 
Lee Middleman
Robyn Slakey
Catherine Schmid-Maybach 
Pepiro Van Roncha
Haley Jane 

 

Spoonful - Catherine Schmid-Maybach
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Smith and Wanish Gallery New members

We are honored in welcoming our new members with this show highlighting their work.

Kerry Perdue
David Nasater
Claude Duplat
Lorraine Luna
Robin Goldsworthy
Debby Senna
Chloe Anderson
Pepiro van Roncha
Larry Lagin
Juliet Haas

 

 

Art At Work

Connecting Businesses with the Arts--Blue Line Arts runs the Art at Work program to create more display opportunities for local artists to show their work outside of the gallery.  Each Art at Work location is a Royal Blue Member which provides their local business with new art displays, among other benefits.  This program is designed to showcase works of art in order to support and promote emerging artists in the local and regional area, providing an enhanced aesthetic environment to the Roseville and Sacramento communities. 

Art displays rotate quarterly at each location listed below.

 

Roseville Chamber of Commerce Michelle Thornburg and Troy Barry

Michelle Thornburg

Artist's Statement

My style of creating artwork is painting from the subconscious. There are no carefully planned sketches, no grids, and no paint brushes. It’s just me and my paint with no expectations of anything but painting. I use my hands to apply the paint directly onto my canvas, no rules, just whatever feels right. The key for me is to let go of the conscious world around me, and just paint, allowing my hands to take the lead. Eventually, the lines, drips, and shapes reveal themselves, and a picture begins to emerge, it’s like day dreaming on a canvas.

Chamber of Commerce is located at 650 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678

Hours

Wednesday 8:30AM–5PM
Thursday 8:30AM–5PM
Friday 8:30AM–5PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday 8:30AM–5PM
Tuesday 8:30AM–5PM
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Roseville Civic Center Karen C. Fulk

 

Roseville Civic Center is located at 311 Vernon St, Roseville, CA 95678

Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

CLARA Victoria Hamlin

Where a person begins and end up in life is coincidental, accidental; a matter of luck more than intention.

In art at this time, there is a huge selection of possibilities to choose from. My media of choice is oil and graphite (and whatever else, often charcoal) on Arches oil paper. I use collage as well.

I am grateful for what I learned from my day jobs and all life experiences. In art and in life, accident and choice coincide to produce art and an artist.

The newest, most profound art “issue” is content. The artist informs content. Content informs art choices. Painting people who interest me is more important than solving technical challenges, but interesting people can bring interesting technical challenges.

Less is usually more. I put in the pieces that express what I’m after and leave the rest out. This means I can draw, paint, scribble, use any material, erase, make things clear or unclear, finished or not- the decision is mine alone, just because I am or am not attracted to a line or a smudge or a nose.

Joy Joy Joy!! “Life, man, is a gas.”- Lou Rawls

CLARA is located at, 2420 N St, Sacramento, CA 95816


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Evergreen Age is Beautiful

"We are living longer and attitudes about aging are starting to change. Life expectancy has improved dramatically over the past 20 years. In fact not only are we living longer, but our senior population is more productive in retirement. Older adults are, and can be blessing, not only to their families, but to their communities as well. Every line and wrinkle comes with a myriad of life experiences and tells a story about the road we have traveled and the world in which we live." - Eskaton

In an effort to raise awareness as to the beauty of aging and appreciation for the elders in our community, Eskaton--a nonprofit senior care provider offering innovative housing, healthcare and social services--held a photo contest (in November 2018) for professionals and amateurs alike to capture inspirational moments that 'help shape the way we think about the beauty aging through uplifting images.'

To learn more, please visit: www.Eskaton.org

Evergreen Home Loans is located at: 2241 Suite 250 Douglas Blvd, Roseville, CA 95661

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 

8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. 

 

3rd Saturday Art Reception open to the public on March 16th from 2-4pm

316 Vernon Street Aaron Lee

 

A LA MODE

 
The Large works are inspired by lust for power and "Pop Consumerism.” I hope the viewer feels danger, and sensuality, so the viewer can have a relationship with the painting. Rose and blue colors represent precision, luxury, and tension to create a style of sensuality. Oil paint represents the eternal nature of artistic ideas.

The small works are inspired by the sculpture of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. I hope the viewers will think about the fragility of life and also the power of color and creativity. Art and culture help to bring joy. The style is referring to a reflection of great master craftsmanship and a focus on modern design. The acrylic represents the cool and sad emotions of our modern world stage, and represents the commercial and plastic structures of our modern time space.
 
All these works have hidden images and represents the illusion of depth. I hope the viewers will think about the textures of life and also the power of color and creativity. Art and culture help to bring joy and hope to a dying and corrupted planet. The style is referring to a reflection of great master craftsmanship and a focus on modern design.
I am thankful for Blue Line Arts for working with me and supporting my vision and sharing it with the world.
 
I am building a community to discover freedom through art and design. Together we will learn about financial freedom, we will explore freedom of mind, and we will create together to spread freedom through the vehicle of art, design, and music.



316 Vernon Street, Roseville, CA 

Hours

  • Mon: 9am-4pm
  • Tue: 9am-4pm
  • Wed: 9am-4pm
  • Thu: 9am-4pm
  • Fri: 9am-4pm
  • Sat: 9am-1pm
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Become a Gallery Sponsor

Interested in having your organization recognized during our next show?  Promote your support for the arts by becoming our next Gallery Sponsor!

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Want to Meet the Artists?

Join us for the reception every 3rd Saturday of the month from 5-8pm

 

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Become a Blue Line Arts Member

Join us in creating a vibrant community through the arts! Become a member and receive discounts on classes, events & purchases all while supporting efforts to provide a home for exploring and appreciating the arts through exhibition and related programing.