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New Art January 2020

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New ART

Geoffrey Krueger

Serene Local Landscape Oil Paintings

John Maxon

Colorful Contemporary Oil Paintings

Mary Mackey

Abstract Mixed Media on Paper 

 

 

New CRAFT

Tom Borusky

Heirloom Quality Pens & Hand Turned Wood Vessels

Beth Marx

Fanciful Felted Accessories

 

NEW Jewelry

Eva Stone

Contemporary Sterling Silver, Gold & Semi-precious Stones

Michelene Berkey

Nature Inspired With Sterling Silver, Gold & Gemstones

Janet Seward

Ethnic With Sterling Silver, Antique Beads & Charms

 

 

Krista Bermeo

Playful Lampworked Glass & Silver

The Faces of a Masked Holiday Artisan Faire!

December 5th & 6th, 2020

Although we couldn’t see the smiles on the faces of our clients, artisans and volunteers… we could see it in their eyes! With safety precautions in place our Holiday Artisan Faire went off without a hitch… just look at the photos to prove it!

Click here to see more photos from our Holiday Artisan Faire 2020 Facebook album

From wearables to gourmetables, the Faire had incredibles!

To shop more of our artisan handcrafts visit our Contemporary Crafts page

You came! You stayed apart! You made it jolly! 

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New Art December 2020

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New ART

Kim Vanderhoek

Aerial & Cityscape Oil Paintings

Gerald Schwartz

Photo Realism Oil Paintings

Patricia Prescott Sueme

Coastal & Landscape Pastels

 

New CRAFT

Lisa Mertins

Whimsical Ceramics

Deanna Deeds

Woven Wearables & Home Goods

Mary Hammond

Intricately Hand Sewn Scarves

 

Jonathan Weaver

Handturned Wood Bowls & Vases

Maria Counts

Imaginative Ceramics

James Minidis

Music Boxes Crafted From Vintage Books

 

 

NEW Jewelry

Sapharim Rahav

Roman Glass & Sterling Silver

Monique Selwitz

Organic Sterling Silver & Gemstone

 

New Art November 2020

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New ART

John Maxon

Expansive Oil Paintings

Greg Sabin

Layered Abstract Mixed Media

Deborah Harold

Abstracted Landscapes

 

Mary Mackey

Abstract Works on Paper

New CRAFT

Maruca Design

Handmade in Boulder, C.O.

Maria Counts

Dreamy & Imaginative Ceramics

James Minidis

Charming Vintage Inspired Music Boxes

New JEWELRY

Ayala Bar

Israeli Jewelry Designer

Joanna Craft

Organic Gemstone, Sterling Silver, & Enamel

 

New Art October 2020

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New ART

Kim Vanderhoek

Urban & Landscape Oils

Dave Chapple

Serene Landscape Oils

Deborah Harold

Calming Outdoor Scenes in Oil

New CRAFT

Maruca Design

Handmade in the U.S.A

Maria Counts

Dreamy & Imaginative Ceramics

James Minidis

Charming Vintage Inspired Music Boxes

New JEWELRY

Michelene Berkey

Nature-inspired Fine Jewelry

Joanna Craft

Organic Gemstone, Sterling Silver, & Enamel

 

New Art July 2020

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New ART

Nick Capaci

Contemporary Mixed Media

Jonde Northcutt

Abstract Mixed Media

Greg LaRock

Plein Air & Studio Oil Painting

Pete Roberts

Local Watercolor

Janine Salzman

Figurative Oil Painting

Marie Tippets

Traditional Pastel Still-life

Patricia Prescott Sueme

Pastel Landscape & Seascape

Kim Vanderhoek

Urban & Landscape Oil Painting

New CRAFT

Lilia Venier

Playful Ceramics

 

New JEWELRY

Joanna Craft

Contemporary Mixed Metal & Gemstone Jewelry

Arts In Focus

Don’t let a pandemic keep you from buying art!

From July 8th to August 8th Chemers Gallery will be hosting an exhibition featuring our favorite artists: Patricia Prescott Sueme, Nick Capaci, Jonde Northcutt, Greg Larock, Marie Tippets, Kim Vanderheok, and Janine Salzman with ceramicist Lilia Venier and jewelry designer Joanna Craft.

With the interest of keeping our artists, clients, and staff safe, we will be formatting this show differently than we’ve had in the past. While all the hanging art will be featured on the walls, as is our custom, we will be limiting the amount of people in the gallery for the Opening Reception and the duration of the show.

Phoning ahead will be a requirement.

Masks will be mandatory for ALL. 

On [insert date] we will have our Opening Reception. To limit the number of people in the gallery at any given time, we will be assigning time slots based on appointments.  Each will only have a time limit for browsing the art. We have decided to format our reception in this way to let as many people see the art as they can and to control the amount of traffic in the gallery.  

Time slots will be limited.

All art featured at Chemers Gallery during this time will be available for browsing & purchase online. We will be creating a separate browsing engine for this show for easy navigation. 

Hidden Stories Behind the Frame

A keepsake passed from generation to generation tells the story of a family. When we behold such a sentimental object it becomes a powerful force of beauty for it has the power to connect us in ways we may not expect. If we’re lucky when we hold it ….time itself… seems to evaporate for a moment or two as we glimpse both the past and the present and the interconnectedness of us all.

According to Georgina Davila, “We live through the memories of things.”  She is the third civil   engineer in her family to cherish the family’s heirloom measuring tape that has traveled around the globe through family milestones. Built in the 1920’s the measuring tape is imprinted, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina. (See photo). Her Uncle Hugo received it upon graduation from engineering school in Argentina. Family legend has it that when Georgina’s father, Emillo prepared to immigrate to the United States, Hugo bestowed it upon him saying, “You will need it in the new world to do engineering and construction.” In turn, Georgina received it when she graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering from California State University of Fullerton in 1993.

So how has this the “tape” measured in the United States for Georgina’s family? Technically it is in the metric system and when Georgina Davilla’s father, Emillo began life in America in 1968 he soon found the American measuring system to be quick different. Her father learned English over time and installed drywall first as a craftsman then later as a business owner. All the while, he played music at night. That’s how it measures…it tells a family’s story. Georgina shared, “My Dad played music with famous people…Quincy Jones….Santana… and the Downey Symphony in the 1960s and 1970s.” Oh the stories….like the measuring tape itself, it measures….a good life.

When Georgina took the measuring tape and its 100-year old carrying case to Chemers Gallery she wanted it preserved for generations, a reminder of the ties connecting a long line of engineers.  She said, “Karen made it beautiful…and when I see it now. I see my Dad.”  Karen noted, “When we frame family heirlooms for our clients, memories and emotions surface as we unwrap their treasures.”

What do you have hiding in your closets and drawers that deserve to be seen

Arts in Focus

Mark your calendars & stay tuned for more information!