Gallery 625 Presents: ‘Til Death Do Us Art

‘Til Death Do Us Art will feature the artwork of Kurt Fishback and Cassandra Reeves in an exhibition of drawings, ceramic sculpture and mixed media collages. The show opens March 3 at YoloArts’ Gallery 625 in Woodland. Fishback and Reeves, Antelope residents, represent an art legacy spanning over 50 years. Fishback began a career in … Continued

Yolo County museum, YoloArts’ futures may be linked

By Sarah Dowling, Woodland Daily Democrat Efforts to aid one Yolo County organization may help another. For years, YoloArts staff have talked about finding a new home that can house the nonprofit’s collection and programs in one place, according to County Administrator Patrick Blacklock. There is even a pot of money long since set aside … Continued

$5,000 Humanities Grant for Yolo County libraries

California Humanities, a nonprofit organization, recently awarded the Yolo County Library a $5,000 Humanities for All Quick Grant for their “I Am Your Neighbor – A Tale of Two Cities” project, a collaboration with Yolo County Housing and YoloArts. “I Am Your Neighbor – A Tale of Two Cities” seeks to humanize the homelessness experience … Continued

NATURAL RHYTHM: Paintings by Adele Shaw

Natural Rhythm will feature the paintings of Adele Shaw and is a show exploring the emotions, energy, and spirit of water. The show opens February 3 at YoloArts’ Gallery 625 in Woodland. Shaw has an extensive resumé and has been an exhibitor in numerous group and solo exhibitions on the east and west coasts. A … Continued

Calling All High School Artists

YoloArts is calling all Yolo County high school artists for the 31st session of the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA). CSSSA offers a rigorous pre-professional training program in the visual and performing arts of dance,music and theater, creative writing, animation, and film for talented artists of high school age. Each summer only … Continued

Juvenile Hall students get lessons in art, music and poetry

Teaching art to kids in juvenile hall can be bittersweet at times. “I don’t want them to be there,” said Tomas Montoya while sipping a cup of coffee recently, noting his class — coordinated by YoloArts and funded by a California Arts Council grant — is back in session. Montoya, a Sacramento native, was chosen … Continued

Bringing Art Where It Isn’t

Danielle Whitmore, YoloArts’ executive director, tells a story about a student named Diana. When Diana — a pseudonym — was a student in a local continuation school, she wouldn’t even get out of bed to attend classes. It wasn’t that she was lazy. She was uncomfortable in school and had low self-confidence. It was only when she started … Continued

From Field to Canvas YoloArts’ Art and Ag Project

Frank Muller has agriculture in his blood. He was raised on a farm, and now runs Muller Ranch in Yolo County, California, northwest of Sacramento, with his two brothers, son, and nephew. The ranch boasts several thousand acres of walnut groves, sunflowers, vineyards, tomato fields, almond trees, and pepper plants. But despite his close ties with the landscape and all it produces, … Continued

America’s Heartland: Art & Agriculture

From the wheat fields of South Dakota to the ranch lands of Colorado, artists have provided iconic images of America’s rural landscape. Today, one rural community in northern California is providing a unique opportunity for artists to come out to the farm. Yolo County’s “Arts & Ag” program invites artists and photographers to farms and … Continued