Seeking to enrich the community and enhance civic pride
through the creative arts
Additional Art in the City Galleries:
Christina has been capturing her world through the camera lens for five decades. She has been in juried shows and has served as the official' photographer for diverse groups. Christina is drawn to odd juxtapositions, angles, beauty and the never-ending, surprising revelations of people, nature and architecture.
Keith has found inspiration for his watercolor paintings in what nature provides. Being a 50-year resident of Weaverville, Keith's travels in the Trinity Alps and northern California have greatly influenced his colorful landscapes. Largely self-taught, his realistic paintings have pleased galleries, patrons and collectors through the many shows where his work is displayed.
Karen started painting when she was 14, expanding her art knowledge with commercial art courses while in college. Taking a watercolor class through Shasta College, she returned to art six years ago. Karen has been self-taught ever since, working 3 - 4 hours daily perfecting her comprehension and technique.
Ron has had a camera in his hands since the age of 7, however, it has really been in the last 3 years with digital photography that he has worked on honing his art. Ron sees the world as often beautiful, sometimes humorous, at times tragic, but always fascinating. He is especially drawn to interesting people, captivating structures and wonders of the natural world, as evidenced by his work.
Paul 'Palul' Rideout
Palul has been working in ceramics for almost 40 years. He is a master of a wide variety of techniques and styles. Palul has taught ceramics at Shasta College for 23 years.
Michael has always had a passion for color. The way it can convey emotion and feeling makes it a window into the artist's soul and mind. He enjoys using bright, intense colors to capture the eye and imagination of the viewer. Each new work he creates opens a piece of the soul and enriches his life, and hopefully the lives of those viewing it.
Anderson High School
Loretta Bryant is a 12-year Art and Ceramics teacher at Anderson High School, has a Fine Arts degree from the University of California at Chico and sees artistic design in everything. In an attempt to instill that observation into her students, they were encouraged to use mixed media, dynamic color or contrast and to print, draw or paint anything they found interesting or meaningful.