Butch Cornelius' Surf Art History

(April 21, 2022) You may never have heard his name but if you are a surfer — particularly a surfer of a certain age — you have surely seen Butch Cornelius' work. Raised...

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Art for an Another Life

Gina Tuzzi's paintings for The Sky is Everywhere

(March 24, 2022) Deep in the COVID weirdness of the fall of 2020, Blue Lake artist and Cal Poly Humboldt lecturer Gina Tuzzi got a call from a friend about contributing to a...

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Analog Wisdom, Analog Weight

Bernadette Vielbig at the MGMA

(February 10, 2022) Walking into Bernadette Vielbig's ANALOG at the Morris Graves Museum, the wooden yoke suspended along the gallery's back wall doesn't demand immediate attention among the careful arrangement of found-object sculptures....

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Dealing the Art Community In

The Card Show at Epitome Gallery

(December 9, 2021) If you're in the market for unique $30 gifts this season, you can bypass the typical options and pick up one-of-a-kind artworks at Epitome Gallery's exhibition The Card Show, supporting...

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Reimagining the Paint

REBOUND puts murals on local basketball courts

(October 28, 2021) Last month, during a week of the sort of mid-September sunshine that Humboldt County residents dream of, a bright and colorful attraction took form at the edge of Shay...

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Louis Marak's Visual Riddles

At the Morris Graves Museum of Art

(August 12, 2021) Louis Marak's illusionistic ceramics stretch the capacities of clay in unexpected ways. Fired ceramic slabs become surfaces to draw and paint upon. Images are full of illogical juxtapositions. Even when...

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No Spectators at Outer Roominations

(June 24, 2021) Outer Roominations, Humboldt's first outdoor, time- and site-sensitive art festival, took place on a Memorial Day that started out cool and shadowless. By midmorning, Table Bluff remained overcast in...

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