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May General Meeting

May 22 at 7 pm

NVAL Carter House Gallery

Presenter Harvey Spector, Photographs from Israel, Scotland and Hawaii


Summer Art Program - We Need You!!  

NVAL runs the City of Redding's Summer Art Program offered as a reward for children aged approx 7 to 10 who are enrolled in other City programs.   

The program is Monday and Friday, June 9 - August 14 and is held in the NVAL Carter House Gallery workroom. Class size is 10 students.  Time requirement for volunteers is approximately 2 hours.  Volunteers need to come at 10:30 am to set up. Class is 11 am to 11:45 am, then with cleanup you are done no later than 12:30 pm.

You can sign up to teach more than one class (always appreciated). Simple projects such a sponge stamping are great.

Please call Bill Howell  at 242-1703 to volunteer. 

First Place
"A Thousand Summers Ago"
T. J. Hankins, Redding, CA
2nd Place
"Black Sun" 
Shelley Edwards Cottonwood, CA

3rd Place
Michael Andrews
Redding, CA

Merit Award
"Kill Grill"
Stephanie Luke
Cottonwood, CA

Merit Award
"Puffball by Moonlight #2
Bruce Perkin, Red Bluff, CA

Merit Award 
"The Dark Side of the Moon"
Eric Nanson, Oak Run, CA
Honorable Mention
“Rainy Day- San Jose, Costa Rica”
Laura Barbeau, Redding, CA
Honorable Mention
“Emergent Property”
Shelley Edwards, Cottonwood, CA
Honorable Mention
“The Sky is Crying”
Bonnie Lampley, Shasta, CA
Honorable Mention
“Earliest Memory”
Jessica Perez, Redding, CA
Honorable Mention
“The Angels”
Stilson Snow, Eureka, CA
Honorable Mention
Adam Wyman, Red Bluff, CA

June Member Show "Go Big or Go Home"
June 6 - July 1
Work doesn't have to be big, but if you want....
Bring in your work May 30 - June 3
Classes & Workshops


Harvey Spector -- Basic Digital Photography, Lightroom and Photoshop

Harvey is one of Redding's premier photographers. He has a degree from Pasadena Art Center College of Design, has worked at the Getty Museum and taught Photography at Shasta College among other accomplishments.

Course is composed of 4  classes starting June 6  and running through June 27 at NVAL Carter House Gallery.  Sessions are each Tuesday from 6 to 9 pm.

Class size will be 10 - 12 students.

Cost is $100 for the entire month of classes (12 hours of instruction)  Payment to be made at the first class.

Contact Harvey to reserve your space at

Students will need:  

SLR camera 

Lightroom and/or Photoshop on a Laptop Computer to bring to class. Photographic Creative Cloud (Lightroom, Photoshop and Bridge) is available from for $9.99 per month with an annual commitment.

May 27th   Debbie Andrews – Abstract Painting Workshop “Be Free Little Bird”

Saturday, May 27 from  11:30 am to 3:30 pm at the NVAL Carter House Gallery

Cost: $35.  Please arrive at 11 am to pay.

Make your reservation by  emailing Debbie at


Julie Bullock May Alcohol Ink Workshop

Wednesday, May 17 from 6 to 9 pm at the NVAL Carter House Gallery

Cost: $25 and all materials are included.  Pay at the Workshop.

Pre-Registration is required to attend. Contact Julie Bullock via text message, email at or phone her at 530-392-0349. 


Stefan Baumann  Oil Painting Classes 

Every Wednesday from 9-4 in the NVAL workroom.



Lynda Nolte’s Beginning Watercolor Classes 

Every Tuesday at NVAL Carter House Gallery

Summer Hours starting May 23

1 pm - 3:00 pm

Come at 12:30 to pay.

The cost is $20 per class.   

Contact Lynda to reserve your space at 

530 604-5725  

For materials list, click the Class title.


Lynda Nolte’s Fun With Watercolor Classes 

Every Thursday at NVAL Carter House Gallery

Time: 1 - 3:00 pm 

Come at 12:30 to pay

The cost is $20 per class.

Contact Lynda to reserve your space at 

530 604-5725  

For materials list, click the Class title.

Other Non-Profit Organization
Events & Opportunities In our Region..

Main Event Gallery, Red Bluff -- May Exhibit
"Earth and Fire", ceramics and  sculptures will be the featured exhibit for May at the Main Event Gallery, 710 Main Street, Red Bluff.  Also on exhibit will be works by the Red Bluff Art Association and Tehama County Photo Club.  Gallery hours are Thursday, Fridays & Saturdays, 1-7 pm.

Shasta Arts Council Old City Hall Exhibit
Dennis Halkides & Lucius Upshaw
Photography & Sculpture
Opening reception: 5pm - 8pm, Saturday, May 13

Trinity Arts Council
1st Annual Trinity County Art in the Alps, June 3 -- Outstanding Ceramic Artist Exhibits

The North Valley Art League is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the visual arts in the northern California region.