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Previous Art Exhibitions at Graton Gallery 2010


ARTrails Preview Show
September 28 - October 24, 2010 at Graton Gallery
Meet the Artists at the Opening Reception: Saturday October 2, 3-6pm
Graton Gallery happily hosts another ARTrails Preview Show [in tandem with the Arts Council of Sonoma County]. Come preview artwork by over 35 artists participating in this year's Open Studios event.

ARTrails is an annual fall tradition in the North Bay. This juried program is not just Sonoma County's largest and most visible arts event, but also one of the oldest and most respected of its kind in the nation.
ARTrails provides an opportunity for the public to meet local artists in their workspaces, view original art, and learn firsthand about their diverse creative processes and techniques.

2010 ARTrails weekends: October 9-10 & 16-17
Pick up an event catalog at Graton Gallery or go to:


Smiling Tree Kids' Art Show
Saturday, October 2nd, 10:30 - 4:00 :: Young Artists' reception: 11:30-12:30

Gail Saunders' Smiling Tree Farm offers a wonderful educational and playful experience for young children..., and their parents.
The Smiling Tree Kid's Art Show will be displayed in the garden at Graton Gallery in conjunction with the preview show of Sonoma County artists who will be participating in ARTrails Open Studios.


"Beauty and the Beasts" :: August 17 - September 26

Mylette Welch, Marsha Connell, Ann Martin Garland & Suki Diamond

Reception: Saturday Aug 21, 3-6pm


"Nature's Inspiration" :: July 6 - Aug 15

Linda Ratzlaff, Katherine Fell, Caroline Hipkiss & Cynthia Hipkiss


ART in the Garden
Sumer Events

May 30 - Sept 26

June 4-5-6
Jill Keller-Peters

June 12-13
Pam Lewis & Sandra Speidel


June 18-19-20
Bruce Hopkins & Mylette Welch

June 25-26-27
Ellen Minter

July 2-3-4
Henry White

July 16-17-18
Jewel Kishmirian

July 23-24-25
C. Pat Haley

July 30-31-Aug 1
Donna DeLa Briandais

Aug 6-7-8
Marylu Downing

Aug 13-14-15
Tony Mininno

Aug 27-28-29

Sept 3-4-5
Susan Sohl

Sept 10-11-12
Gallery Artists

Sept 18-19
Carolyn Woods

Sept 24-25-26
James Reynolds & Isabelle Proust


"Up on the Farm" :: May 25 - July 4
Paintings, drawings, and block prints by

Pam Lewis, Rik Olson and Hester Zoutendijk


"It's for the Birds" :: April 13 - May 23
Opening Reception: Saturday April 17, 3-6 pm

Four talented artists delight the viewer with their unique expressions of a favorite theme.
Sally Baker :: Brilliant sharp-focus watercolor paintings with a touch of whimsy
Lynda Nugent :: Multi media paintings inspired by nature
Nancy Lorenz :: Fine detailed needle-felted wool sculptures
Carla Marie Bratt :: Exquisitely crafted fine art gourds



Prelude to Spring :: March 2 - April 11
Reception: Saturday March 6, 2-5pm

Fine Artists Clark Mitchell and Sandra Speidel join partners Sally Baker, Susan Ball, Pam Lewis, Janet Moore, Soo Noga, Rik Olson, Linda Ratzlaff & Mylette Welch on the walls.

Artist Carla Marie Bratt will be debuting her new Asian inspired fine art gourds along with colorful hand painted pottery by Kate Purcell.

Linda Ratzlaff, Janet Moore, Sally Baker

Rik Olson,

Mylette Welch, Pam Lewis

Susan Ball, Soo Noga


Every year the eight artist/owners of Graton Gallery gather together and select their favorite Northern California artists for this much anticipated annual invitational exhibition. Well-known master painters, printmakers and sculptors will exhibit alongside a few select "rising stars". This exhibit is a welcome experience for local artists and the art-loving public who will be treated to a diverse selection of work by the best of the best.

Artists, row by row - click on their name link to open their website:
1. Chester Arnold, Charles Becker, Richard McDaniel, Bob Nugent,

Micah Schwaberow
2. Camille Przewodek, Tom Killion, Pamela Powell, D. A. Bishop
3. Sandra Speidel, Monty Monty, Lynda Nugent, Art Hazelwood, Taylor Gutermute
4. Francine Hurd, Jenny Robinson, Bruce Hopkins, Sally Cataldo, Bradford Brenner,

Bob Lee Hickson
5. , Sandy Ostrau, Kevin Maddrey, Hester Zoutendijk, Lorraine Cook,

Warren Bellows, Wendy Schwartz

6. Michele Weitzenberg, Jim Zimmerman 
Also featured in the show are: Paul M. Nelson, and Allen Marshall

> Previous Shows 2009, 2008


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