" Hummingbird ” Ceramic pitcher by Lauren Hanson. At the Beatrice Wood Center for the Arts.
" Five Tropical Birds" (1954) Oil painting and gold leaf on canvas by Jessie Arms Botke (1883-1971) Collection of the Ojai Valley
" Ray Harding drawing in his studio " The Ojai Studio Artists (OSA) offers “Second Saturday” a monthly program of
" Sea Cups" (Detail) Mixed media sculpture, 2014, by Pamela Grau. At the Crussell-Grau Studio.
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An article by Bill Warner in the Ojai Valley Visitors Guide
tells the story of how ARTS about town came to life in 2015 and how it continues to develop in print and online.
An article by Anca Colbert in the Spring Issue of
the Ojai Quarterly Magazine:
"The Enigmatic, Paradoxical Worlds of Russell Crotty"
If you find ArtsAboutTown to be a useful resource, please share the news: tell your friends about us on your social media networks and mention it to the Ojai galleries when visiting them.
Thank you for visiting!
To find out "what's going on when and where" with the visual arts life and activities in Ojai, turn to ARTS about town as your source for information and inspiration.
The printed brochure and the website make it easy to plan
your time and choose your itineraries by providing:
- a list of art spaces, galleries and museums
- a map where venues are indexed
- a calendar of current art events
Check back often for up-dated information about openings, exhibitions, lectures and receptions in our town.
Stay tuned as we expand our coverage to include more arts and cultural events: workshops, music, film, theater, poetry etc.
See you about town! ___________________________________________________________
The Video Clip Project invites you to visit a few artists in town
Nov. 3, 2015 --- The project begins with three short interviews during the 2015 Ojai Studio Artists (OSA) celebrated annual Studio Tour: Soni Wright, Vera Long and Brian Berman.
--- Two more video clips feature letterpress printer Norman Clayton and painter Susan Guy.
--- A new video of Linda Taylor, printmaker extraordinaire.
--- A studio visit with multi-media artists Pamela Grau
and Jeffrey Crussell; in conversation with Ojai artist-couple, Alice and Richard Matzkin.
--- A New Video with Amy Lynn Stevenson, expressing her excitement upon being a part of the OSA Tour.
Happening now or soon...
Sat. 21 Gallery 525 Opening Reception 5 - 8pm
Kim Smith – Paintings, exhibition May 17 - June 18
Ojai Valley Museum: OSA Artist Talks 11am-12pm
Linda Taylor, James Petrucci, Katie Van Horne
Sat. 28 Ojai Valley Museum: OSA Artist Talks 11am-12pm
Soni Wright, Rex Kochel, Duane Eells
See our Calendar of Events for more details on the above and on other visual art events.
Visit the Ojai Arts Commission's Cultural Calendar for various arts and cultural events.