Archive for the ‘Ceramics’ Category

“Small Green Silk” by Jean Goff

Our guest artist for the month of September is fiber artist Jean Goff. The McCall-based artist is adept at combining traditional and modern techniques into wall hangings that emotionally connect to the natural world. This month we are also featuring one of our gallery members, Montana native Candace Bonawitz. Her textured and painterly ceramics remind of us of our favorite gardens. Finally, please join us in welcoming our two newest members, bronze artist Dave Armstrong and jeweler Donna Armstrong. Singer-songwriter Michaela French will sing originals and covers with guitar accompaniment at our First Saturday reception.

Meet the artists and view the art by over twenty regional artists at our First Saturday reception, September 7, 4-7 p.m., with live music, wine and appetizers.

Gallery Fifty-Five is a nonprofit artist cooperative.

When: Saturday, September 7, 4-7 pm.
Where: Gallery Fifty-Five, 311 E. Lake Street, McCall, Idaho
Admission: Free

Venue Phone: 208-634-6313
Venue Email: gallery55art@gmail.com

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Poster by Susan Elle and Marcia Hietala

We have a great lineup of live music for Art in the Courtyard 2019, local and regional musicians and bands. Here is the schedule:

Friday 6-8: Jeff Box and Annie Nies from Open Range

Saturday 12-2: Tracy Morrison, singer/songwriter
Saturday 2-4: Catfish d’Grey, Americana/originals
Saturday 4-6: Mountain Fever, bluegrass and more

Sunday 12-2: Michaela French, singer/songwriter
Sunday 2-4: Fog Lifter Band, Celtic and more

Click the links provided to find out more about the musicians and bands.

Local Band Catfish D’Grey

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Poster by Susan Elle and Marcia Hietala

Thank you to all who applied for Art in the Courtyard 2019. We had many fine entries and were able to select artists from a wide variety of disciplines: ceramics, fiber art, guitar-making, jewelry, metal, painting, mixed media, photography, printmaking, woodturning. This promises to be a great show.

We are pleased to announce the artists who will be in the show:

Alan Giltzow and Andre Strope
Allen Malaise
Allison Myerhoff
Brian Porter
Candace Bonawitz
Celia Smith
Carol Elliott Smith
Connie McClaran
Debbie Barnett
Everett Smith
Gail Richards
Genie Sue Weppner
Jan Bittenbender
Jan Fease
Kat and Harry Dellamater
Michael Norsk
Michele Applebee
Ron Pridmore
Sharon Herther
Stephanie Teeter
Susan Elle
Tom O’Connor

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“Lions of the Sea” by Larry Mehaffey

There is no better place to celebrate May than at our gallery on the waterfront in McCall. Our featured artist for May, woodcarver Larry Mehaffey, has been working hard in his studio in the Nez Pierce National Forest, creating new wood carvings for your enjoyment. And ceramicist Candace Bonawitz has returned from Arizona and once again graces the gallery with her beautiful vases, mugs and other creations celebrating the beauty of nature.

Meet the artists and view the art by over twenty regional artists at our First Saturday reception, May 4, 4-8 p.m., with music by “Catfish de Grey”, wine by Bistro 45 and appetizers.

Gallery Fifty-Five is a nonprofit artist cooperative.

 

When: Saturday, May 4, 4-8 pm.

Where: Gallery Fifty-Five, 311 E. Lake Street, McCall, Idaho

Admission: Free

For more information, email us at gallery55art@gmail.com or call 208-634-6313.

“Poppies” by Candace Bonawitz

Catfish de Grey (Mike Dixon and Chad Lord)

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Hand-built ceramics by Genie Sue Weppner

It’s not too early to be thinking about summer workshops. Genie Sue Weppner, a popular ceramic artist at Gallery Fifty-Five, is divulging her secrets for success in this workshop July 13, 14 and 20. You’ll love this workshop at Gallery Fifty-Five on Payette Lake in downtown McCall.

Sign up here to reserve your seat.

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“One Got Out” by Jan Bittenbender

Gallery Fifty-Five is ready for Spring! This April, our guest artist Jan Bittenbender displays her recent felt wool and silk creations along with her beaded jewelry. And new member Terri Axness will delight us again with her ceramic creations. Terri was our guest artist last September.

Meet the artists and view the art by over twenty regional artists at our First Saturday reception, April 6, 4-8 p.m., with music by “Catfish de Grey” (Mike Dixon and Chad Lord), wine by Bistro 45 and appetizers.

Gallery Fifty-Five is a nonprofit artist cooperative.

What: First Saturday Reception
When: Saturday, April 6, 4-8 pm.
Where: Gallery Fifty-Five, 311 E. Lake Street, McCall, Idaho

Admission: Free

For more information, email us at gallery55art@gmail.com or call 208-634-6313.

“Robust Rooster” by Terri Axness

Catfish De Grey (Mike Dixon and Chad Lord)

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Gallery 55 is open 11-7 on Black Friday and serving light refreshments 4-7. The gallery is full of gift ideas, including artist-made tree ornaments, holiday chutney, decorated gift boxes and art priced just right for holiday giving. On Black Friday and every Friday through December 21, the gallery will be open until 7. So, we hope you will join us, see the art by over twenty local and regional artists and enjoy the beautiful view of Payette Lake from the gallery.

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