California february Festivals


February Art Festivals

VISALIA: Kirk Cruz Exhibition and Opening Reception at Arts Visalia January 30-February 22, 2019. Gallery Hours: 12-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. Opening Reception is First Friday, February 1, 2019, 6-8 p.m. Location: Arts Visalia Visual Art Center 214 E. Oak Ave., Visalia, CA 93292 Cost: Free Admission Description: See attached for information regarding exhibition Arts Visalia Visual Art Center, 

February/March 2019 Arts Visalia Press Release
Kirk Cruz Exhibition and Opening Reception at Arts Visalia

In February 2019, Arts Visalia's gallery will be filled with the work of Kirk Cruz. His Sharpie in Light artwork depicts his interest and bold process in color theory and the way light plays a role in art, using Sharpie markers. His interest in color theory led him to only using the colored markers, even to depict black in his artwork.

Kirk Cruz was born in Fresno and has studied painting and drawing for over 25 years. His inspiration comes from his father, Gilbert Cruz, who encouraged him to continue the pursuit of the arts in his youth. He has studied oil, acrylic, pastels and pencil, which have helped him in his color ink technique, most have described as comparison to an oil painting.

 Kirk Cruz's exhibition will be displayed January 30 through February 22, 2019 with an opening reception on First Friday, February 1, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. The exhibition is sponsored in part by Jack & Charlie's, the Vintage Press Restaurante, and the Southern Pacific Depot Restaurant.

Pieology and Arts Visalia are partnering to provide Pizza for a Purpose. When you visit Pieology at Gateway Plaza, 3733 Mooney Blvd. in Visalia, with the official Pieology fundraiser flyer, found at Arts Visalia and online, on Tuesday, February 5th from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 20% of proceeds  donated to Arts Visalia. Save the date on your calendar and don't forget to support Arts Visalia!

Arts Visalia Young Imaginations Gallery will display the artworks of the 5-17 year old participants of our children's classes year-round. Please stop in and take a look if you haven't yet seen what they create each month. Arts Visalia adult and children art classes see:, call  (559) 739-0905, or visit us at the gallery at 214 E. Oak Ave., Visalia, CA 93291.

PALM SPRINGS: Desert Art Festival February 16-18, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Frances Stevens Park 538 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs Admission and parking are free. The event is handicap accessible.

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