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“Sweet, Sweet Connie” by Lorelle Rau
“The Meanders, North Fork Payette River” by Jane Cropp

We’re ready for fall! Welcome Alexa Rose Foundation Grant winner Lorelle Rau to our gallery this October. Lorelle is an accomplished collage artist. For her visit with the gallery, Lorelle has composed brilliant landscapes with cut found papers that add another layer of meaning, patterns, photos, maps, metallics and other paper materials buried within. Another landscape artist, Jane Cropp, will be returning to the gallery in October. Many of you may remember her fabulous acrylic paintings, inspired by her years of working for the Forest Service in Idaho, Colorado and New Mexico. One more thing this month: Gallery member Genie Sue Weppner is recreating her popular ceramics workshop in her Boise studio. To find out more and to register for her workshop, visit galleryfiftyfive.com.

On October 8, 4-7 p.m., we will hold a special reception for Lorelle, Jane and our member artists. We hope you will join us.

You may view Lorelle’s and Jane’s work and the work of more than 20 regional artists at Gallery 55 every day this October. The gallery is open 11-5 daily.

Save the date:
What: Reception
When: Saturday, October 8, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Gallery 55, 311 E. Lake St., downtown McCall

Covid mitigation measures are in place for your safety. Please follow the guidance of Central District Health.

“Haystack Rock” by Catherine Watson

Watercolorist Catherine Watson returns as a guest of the gallery this September! Catherine has been a wearable art artist for more than forty years but in 2021 plunged into watercolors with a passion. Her light and colorful approach is evident in both artforms. Her work at the gallery will include watercolor paintings, framed prints and watercolor printed note cards and journals.

On September 3, 4-7 p.m., we will hold a special reception with live music by Catfish D’Grey. We hope you will join us.

View the work of our guest and new members and the work of more than 20 regional artists at Gallery 55 every day in September. The gallery is open 11-5 daily.

Save the date:
What: Reception with Music by Catfish d’Grey
When: Saturday, September, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Gallery 55, 311 E. Lake St., downtown McCall

Covid mitigation measures are in place for your safety. Please follow the guidance of Central District Health.

Art in the Courtyard 2022

Gallery Fifty-Five sponsored the popular Art in the Courtyard Show again this year! The show took place in the Hotel McCall/Bistro 45 Courtyard and the adjacent Ponderosa Center’s Ludwig Terrace on Friday – Sunday, August 26-28. Show times were Friday 3pm-7pm, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-4pm. Live music by Mia Edsall, Davis French, Open Range and Catfish D’Grey.

The show was a great success.

A big thank you to show chairs, Connie McClaran and Carolyn Beckwith. Send comments and inquiries to gallery55aic@gmail.com.


WORKSHOPS

Ceramics by Genie Sue Weppner

This workshop has been canceled.

Students join Genie Sue Weppner in her studio to learn to work with clay. They enjoy an in-depth pottery workshop and leave with stoneware vessels that are dishwasher, microwave and oven safe.

What: Ceramics: Handbuilding Using Your Own Design
When: Oct. 15-16 and 22-23, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with a possible potluck and “learning session” on Oct. 29
Price: $130
Class Size: Limited to 10 Students
Instructor: Genie Sue Weppner

Contact gallery55art@gmail.com about future workshops by this artist.


You may also be interested in workshops sponsored by the McCall Arts & Humanities Council. See the MAHC website for more information.

Are you interested in teaching a workshop at Gallery Fifty-Five? Gallery Fifty-Five, located in the heart of downtown McCall on Payette Lake, is a beautiful location for a workshop. Space is limited to four students inside, but in the summer you can use the back porch and, weather permitting, the grassy area by the lake. The gallery is especially well-suited for plein air painting, providing plenty of opportunity for students to explore McCall and the lake scenery within walking distance. We have tables and chairs, or you may provide your own. Gallery Fifty-Five workshops are advertised in online calendars, social media, our newsletter and on our website. For more information, email us at gallery55art@gmail.com.

To schedule a workshop, submit your workshop proposal here.