The heART of OC Artist Demos, August 7th 11am – 4pm

Art in Action!

Join us and 20+ artists from The heART of Orange County All Media 2021 Juried exhibition as they share their magic creating with paint, pencils, pastels, beading and more!

Spend your Saturday afternoon by strolling the sidewalks and watching art come to life! Snacks will be provided when you need to recharge! No masks required outside, but we request you wear them inside the gallery.

The heARTistry happens on August 7th from 11am – 4pm at Chemers Gallery. Connect with your favorite artists and see the unique techniques that result in the works you love. What a wonderful way to celebrate the finale of our juried exhibition!

20 artists confirmed so far!

Cindy Beatteay, Steve Bjorkman – watercolor, Kara Bullock – acrylic, Sarah Ciavarella – oil, Kevin Davidson – watercolor, Dori Dewberry – pastel, Linda Karagozian – oil, Steve Kell – oil, Prerana Kulkarni – watercolor, Julie Leah – hot wax, Jason Li – watercolor, Lisa Mistiuk – oil, Ian Montelongo – acrylic, Sandra Morrison – watercolor, Pete Roberts – watercolor, Marilee Nielsen – watercolor, Karen Neal – oil, Patricia Prescott Sueme – pastel, Ziba Safavian – watercolor, Hedda Schnur – beadwork, Ashley Tallichet, Kim VanDerHoek – oil

Thank you from the bottom of our heART!

Thank you to our artists and supporters for making this exhibition so full of heART! We are so proud to have such a wonderful community and the opportunity to have this in person show to celebrate, masks and all! Stay tuned for photos from the opening exhibition.

Over 90 pieces of art are now on display at Chemers Gallery from over 60 artists! This year’s juror Stephen Anderson, had so many talented artists to choose from when selecting this year’s winners in three categories Contemporary Craft, Contemporary, and Traditional. See below the list of Winners, Runner-ups, Honorable Mentions, Best of Show and the “Enderle Choice” award.

Special thank you to Sharyn Cable from the Enderle Center and TACFA for sponsoring this outstanding local tradition.

Congratulations to all!

To see all works on-line click this link.

Best of Show:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kara Bullock- Silvery Sometimes, oil

Enderle Center Awards

Enderle Center Choice Award:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marie Tippets- Carnevale, pastel

2nd Place:

 

 

 

 

 

Jason Li- Sunset Lake, watercolor

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda Napoli-  Iris Geometry, 3-d print & laser engraving

Contemporary Craft

First Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Minidis- Hummingbird Meets Flower, mixed media music box

Second Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monique Selwitz- Persian Garden Cuff, sterling silver, gold & gemstones

Third Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teresa Shippy- Circus Bike, fiber arts

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nohline L’Ecuyer- Untitled, Hand Blown Glass 

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julie Leah- Infinite Possibilities, hand painted silk scarf

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashley Tallichet- Colored Clay Teapot

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elena Rodriguez Vieiro- Margarita,ceramic sculpture

Traditional

First Place:

 

 

 

 

 

John Sawyer – Peaceful Shadows, oil

Second Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ziba Safavian- Persian Garden, watercolor & gouache

Third Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carol Heiman-Greene Pussy Willows, Mourning Dove, oil

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

Sarah Ciavarella- Retired on Route 66, oil

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patricia Prescott Sueme- Peter’s Canyon Bloom, Pastel

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 


Dori Dewberry – Lazy Day, Back Bay – Pastel

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Davidson- Social Distancing on the Orange Plaza, watercolor

Contemporary

First Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Schroeder – Plan, watercolor

Second Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kim VanDerHoek- Going Places, oil

Third Place:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amy Hay- Walk The Land, printmaking

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Bjorkman- Practice Practice Practice, watercolor

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cynthia Grilli – Lippy, oil

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

Lynk Collective: Eisabeth Beck, Alexandra Chiara, Andre Comtois, Bill Jaros, Marelyn Larios, Nguyen Ly, Bill Myers – Bug Pressed, printmaking

Honorable Mention:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lynn Welker- Finding Turquoise, mixed media

It’s hard to imagine a better show next year…but we are planning!

New Art July 2021

Click the artist’s names or images below to see more of their work.

New ART

Jason Li

Fine Watercolor Landscapes

Pete Roberts

Expressive Watercolor Florals & Landscapes


New CRAFT

Mary Hammond

Intricate Fiber Arts

Maruca Design

Handmade in Boulder, CO

 

NEW Jewelry

Michelene Berkey

Nature Inspired Jewelry

Janet Seward 

Ethnic with Sterling Silver, Antique Beads & Charms

Elizabeth Nadler

Dainty Sterling Silver & Gold Gemstone Jewelry

 

The heART of Orange County All Media 2021, Juried Exhibition

Save The Date!

We are so excited to announce the artists featured in the 9th annual heART of Orange County All Media Juried Exhibition. With over 60 Orange County Artists & more than 80 works of art we will be celebrating the diverse creativity of our community.

SOLD OUT! The excitement begins Saturday, July 24 5:30pm- 8pm by reservation only at the artist reception and awards ceremony. The show continues though August 7th.

Our juried exhibition is unique and varied consisting of all subjects and styles in a wide range of mediums. Expect the unexpected in 2D works in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, fiber, photography and more. Sculpture and wearables are also featured in this one if a kind show.  Wood, ceramics, glass, textiles and mixed media are represented.

This years Juror is Stephen Anderson, a fine artist as well as the exhibition & event coordinator at the OC Fair and Event Center. As always are proud to be partnering with Tustin Area Counsel for Fine Arts to bring you this event. Now in its 26th year, TACFA’s mission is to develop, showcase & support the arts in the greater Tustin Area.

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates!

The juried artists are…
Kimberly Altman, Cindy Beatteay, Gar Benedick, Steve Bjorkman, Tom BoruskyGobind Boyes, Kara Bullock, Nick Capaci, David Chapple, Jean Choi, Sarah Ciavarella, Kevin Davidson, Christian Davis, Mika Denny, Dori Dewberry, Michael Evans, Amanda Fish, Nancy Goldman, Cynthia Grilli, Amy Hay, Christine Head, Carol Heiman-Greene, Mark Hosmer, Sharon Jackman, Maaria Kader, Linda Karagozian, Steve Kell, Prerana Kulkarni, Nohline L’Ecuyer, Julie Leah, Jason Li, Patricia Liu, Lynk Collective, James Minidis, Lisa Mistiuk, Ian Montelongo, Sandra Morrison, Verinda Mudan, Amanda Napoli, Karen Neal, Brad Neal, Marilee Nielsen, Jonde Northcutt, Max Ollendorff, Arpad Petrass, Ryanna Phillips, Colleen Premer, Patricia Prescott Sueme, Ted Rigoni, Pete Roberts, Elena Rodríguez Vieiro, Linda Rogers, Janine Salzman, John Sawyer, Hedda Schnur, Ryan Schroeder, Monique Selwitz, Janet Seward, Naomi Shachar, Theresa Shippy, Denise Tabari, Ashley Tallichet, Marie Tippets, Kim VanDerHoek, Rob Wahrhaftig, Lynn Welker, Kathleen Williams

And what’s more…

Artist Demos, August 7th 11am – 4pm

Art in action! Join us and a number of artists from The heART of Orange County All Media 2021 Juried exhibition as they share their magic creating with paint, pencils, pastels, beading and more!

The heARTistry happens on August 7th from 11am – 4pm at Chemers Gallery.

Connect with your favorite artists and see the unique techniques that result in the works you love. What a wonderful way to celebrate the finale of our juried exhibition!

Stay tuned for the list of the participating artists!

 

New Art June 2021

Click the artist’s names or images below to see more of their work.

New ART

Nick Capaci

Contemporary Mixed Media Abstract

Marie Tippets

Traditional Pastel Still Life


New CRAFT

Maria Counts

Imaginative Ceramics

Randi Solin

Blown Glass Vases

Maruca Design

Handmade in Boulder, CO

 

NEW Jewelry

Ithil

Mixed Metal Made in Israel

Ayala Bar

Israeli Designer Jewelry

Sapharim Rahav

Roman Glass & Sterling Silver

Michelene Berkey

Nature Inspired Jewelry

 

 

New Art May 2021

Click the artist’s names or images below to see more of their work.

New ART

Kim Vanderhoek

Kim Vanderhoek Above It All

Contemporary Urban & Landscape Oils

Amanda Fish 

Traditional Still Life Oils

Ellen Kirwan

Feel Like Dancing Ellen Kirwan

Abstract Acrylic & Cold Wax 

Paul Kratter

Traditional Landscape Oils

Kara Bullock

Contemporary Figurative Acrylic

 

 

New CRAFT

Tom Borusky 

Tom Borusky Handmade pens

Handturned Wood Vessels & Pens

Maria Counts

Imaginative Ceramics

 

NEW Jewelry

Joanna Craft

Geometric Sterling Silver & Enamel

Sapharim Rahav

Sterling Silver & Roman Glass

 

 

New Art April 2021

Click the artist’s names or images below to see more of their work.

New ART

Naomi Shachar

Still Life and Western Oils – Ceramics

 

New CRAFT

Robert Held 

Blown Glass 

Maruca Designs 

Handmade in Boulder, CO

Maria Counts

Imaginative Ceramics

Jonathan Weaver

Hand-turned Wood Vessels 

 


NEW Jewelry

Ayala Bar

Israeli Designer Jewelry

Michelene Berkey

Nature Inspired Jewelry

Joanna Craft

Geometric Sterling Silver & Enamel

Sapharim Rahav

Sterling Silver & Roman Glass

 

The heART of Orange County All Media Show 2021, Juried Exhibition

Calling all Orange County artists!

What a year it has been! We are so continuously grateful for the love and support shown by Orange County artists & collectors in these uncertain and difficult times. Despite the obstacles the show must go on! We are excited to announce that The heART of Orange County 2021, Juried Exhibition is seeking submissions! Send us your best in all styles, mediums, and subjects. This means acrylic, ceramic, drawing, fiber/textile, glass, jewelry, mixed media, metal, oil, pastel, photography, printmaking watercolor, wood, and more!

This diverse showing of Orange County artists draws attention to the wide range of creative talent in our community, and it will all take place on July 24, 2021

The deadline for submissions is June 6, 2021
Click here to Enter 

This year’s juror is Stephen Anderson, Artist and Exhibition & Education Coordinator at OC Fair. Anderson has had over 25 years of experience in the arts working in Graphic design & Fine art creation, including mixed media, painting, collage, pyrography, video and installation.

Click this link to our Facebook events page for more up-to-date information.

This will be our 9th year partnering with Tustin Area Council for Fine Arts (TACFA), to bring you this iconic annual juried exhibition. Now in its 26th year, TACFA’s mission is to develop, showcase & support the arts in the greater Tustin Area.