North Valley Art League
Newsletter - May 1, 2018
The North Valley Art League is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the visual arts in the northern California region.   
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33rd Annual Juried National Show

Online Entry ONLY -- OPEN NOW
through June 30 (date extended), 5pm at

Exhibit September 4, - October 6, 2018

Juror is Acclaimed Artist Robert Burridge

****National Show Juror - Bob Burridge **** Workshop

Sept 4 - 7, 2018, 9am to 4pm
$450 NVAL Members, $500 non-members
9 spots left.

Payment is required at time of signup.
Signups are online only at and are now open.
Right now the signup section is not working. Our web tech is trying to fix the problem. If you try to signup on the site and it's still not working, call Charlotte Bryson at 530-221-1993.

May Exhibit
May 1 - June 2

NVAL 2018 Regional Juried Photography Show
Another fine Exhibit!

Reception & Awards, Saturday, May 5, 5-7pm
Juror is James Gilmore, MFA
Instructor at College of the Siskiyous 
Samples of Artists' Work
Artwork by Bruce Beck
Artwork by Nathan Sivananda
Artwork by Aja Villacres
Artwork by Anthony Traficante
Artwork by Adam Wyman
Artwork by Shelley Edwards
Artwork by Carol Clark
Artwork by James Canter
Artwork by Marnie Patchett
Artwork by Michael Eichwald
Artwork by Andrea Penners
Artwork by James Berger
Artwork by Stephanie Luke
Artwork by David Guy
Garden Cleanup -- Date Change!
Saturday, May 12 - Meet at Noon
Anyone who can put in some time working in the Celebration Garden surrounding the gallery would be very welcome. Bring garden gloves & a rake if you have one.
There will be a drawing for a Chuck Prudhomme painting!!!
Summer Art Program - Volunteers Needed

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 11 - August 10 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 Charlotte Bryson at 221-1993 to volunteer.  
More Classes & Workshops
NEW!!! Alisa Lincoln teaches "Cold Wax & Oil"

First Class is Thursday, May 17
Classes are ongoing - Start Anytime - Pay each session

  • Thursdays, 12:30 to 2:30 at NVAL Carter House Gallery

  • $45 per session - some materials provided. All materials provided for first session.

  • If you are interested in the class, call Alisa at
517-528-4924 or email her at:

Evening Classes Added!

Date/Time: Mondays from 1 – 4pm and 5:30 to 7:30pm

Classes are ongoing -- you can start anytime.  Pay at each session

Location: NVAL Carter House Gallery

**Afternoon Class - Cost: $25 per class  (additional $10 for materials upon request)
**Evening Class - Cost: $20 per class (additonal $10 for materials upon request)

For Materials List, Click Class Title Above

If you are interested in taking the class, call Jessica at 222-8491 or email her at

in Charcoal & Pastel

Tuesdays, 12:30pm - 3:30pm at NVAL
Cost is $15 per class. Payment is due at each session.
If you are interested in the class,
call Judy at 222-8491. 

Judy will show you how to manipulate and control charcoal and pastel. You will be the boss! The fear of drawing portraits will vanish! You will feel confident and build skill quickly.  The classes will explore so many ways to draw people and will take the mystery out of creating portraits.

Every  Wednesday from 9-4 in the NVAL workroom.


Next Workshop at the NVAL Carter House Gallery --

Tuesday, May 8
6 to 8pm

Pay at the Workshop.
Cost: $25 and all materials are included.
Pre-Registration is required to attend. Contact Julie Bullock via text message, email at  or phone her at 530-392-0349. 

Other Non Profit Events

Shasta Arts Council Exhibits

April 20 - May 4

May 11 - July 6