Art & Ag August, Pollock Farm, Woodland

  Visiting Pollock Farm is a step back into the early and exciting times of California’s first years as a state. After entering the driveway lined with decades-old olive trees artists arrived at the home and headquarters of this historic farm which includes the original Wells Fargo Express building for Yolo County.   The structure … Continued

Art Farm Exhibition Opens September 14 at The Barn Gallery

In its 16th year, YoloArts’ Art & Ag Project celebrates the landscape of Yolo County farms, and art created and inspired by them. The Art Farm Exhibition features works of art cultivated during this season’s artist visits to local farms and farmlands in Yolo County. The exhibition opens to the public with a reception on … Continued

Art & Ag June 2023, La Tourangelle, Woodland

    A visit to LaTourangelle took Art & Ag artists to a property that combines the old, the new, and the sustainable. Located just outside Woodland city limits this artisanal oil production facility also features a regenerative edible garden dedicated to community use. .      . Twenty years ago, Christine Polycarpe and Matthieu … Continued

The Wisdom of Silence – Paintings by Mahsan Ghazianzad

  JOIN US at Gallery 625 for the opening reception of The Wisdom of Silence a new solo show of contemplative paintings by artist and art educator, Mahsan Ghazianzad. Primarily interested in works that convey personal meaning, Mahsan captures the essence of her experiences through her paintings. Artist statement: This series of paintings stems from … Continued

Art & Ag May 2023, Capay Valley Lavender, Capay

  Last time Art & Ag visited Sherri Wood’s Capay Valley Lavender Farm we were just coming out of COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders. What a difference three years makes. Shortly after our last visit, the English lavender fell victim to a virulent fungus and Sherri lost 80% of her crop—3,000 plants. She was devastated. “I had … Continued

Art & Ag April 2023, Yolo Land and Cattle, Esparto

Artists had the privilege and delight of visiting the beautiful Yolo Land and Cattle in April. After entering the big metal gate onto the property, artists were greeted owners Scott and Karen Stone on Thursday, and Casey Stone on Saturday. Both days they were also welcomed by a group of friendly horses who grazed near … Continued

Art & Ag March 2023, SH Merwin and Sons, Clarksburg

  In March, artists visited the Carden Ranch of S H Merwin and Sons, a longtime farming family in the area. The Merwins settled on land that features sloughs, open fields, and access to the 200-foot-wide Sacramento Deep Water Ship Channel. The 30-mile-long Channel, built in 1964, joins the port in W. Sacramento to the … Continued

Art & Ag February 2023, Barrios Farms, Zamora

  Art & Ag kicked off our farm visits in 2023 with a visit to Barrios Farms in  Zamora to experience the first almond blossoms of the season. This 150 acre orchard sits high on a hill and looks down upon a vista of green hills and valleys that stretch away on all sides. “From … Continued

YoloArts and The Barn Gallery present: Flesh and Frame: Human Figurative Art Selections from Transmission Gallery Oakland

Identity, feminism, and the environment are some of the themes explored by nine women artists exhibiting in the new Barn Gallery show, Flesh and Frame: Human Figurative Art – Selections from Transmission Gallery Oakland. The show opens Thursday, March 9 at YoloArts’ Barn Gallery in Woodland. Flesh and Frame: Human Figurative Art is curated in … Continued

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