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Art Salon: Building a Supportive Community
February 11th from 6:00 pm to 8 pm

J oin us for an evening at PVA where Rosy Penhallow, Kathleen Crocetti, Jessica Carrasco, and Nina Temple share projected images of their work in a community gathering at the gallery. They will discuss their imagery, techniques, ideas, and/or goals. Our thanks to Rosy Penhallow for leading this event.

Take Aways: Art to Go!

L- Rose Sellery                           R-Joshua Moreno

Be sure to visit Take Aways: Art to Go before the exhibit closes on March 10. Join us at the closing reception on the 10th from 2-4 to see if you have one one of our raffle prizes.

So far, over 170 pieces of artwork have been sold!
Congratulations to all of our artists, and thank you our most excellent curatorial team, and to all of our art connoisseurs!

Art Supplies:
Paint Brushes Do you have  art supplies  you no longer need? We are looking to provide local art teachers with quality art supplies that will further their teaching and creativity. If you would like to donate your excess supplies, Adrienne Momi will be collecting them.  Artists are invited to drop off donated supplies at her studio, 9083 Soquel Dr. during the month of February.  If I she is not there, please leave items behind the bamboo and text her that your donation is there (831-332-1178).  If you would like a letter documenting your  donation , please leave an inventory with your contact information.

Paper, canvas, watercolor and acrylic paints, drawing materials, craft supplies, fabric and any other wonderful things not needed in your studio are greatly appreciated. If you have art books that you no longer need, they would be great additions. 

Save the Dates!   
Oliver Ranch
April 27 & 28
Save the dates, Sunday April 27and 28 for an exciting overnight excursion to visit the private sculpture collection at Oliver Ranch outside Geyserville, CA. Our private tour will be at 10 am on the 28th. 
Oliver Ranch is the home to 18 one-of-a-kind site-specific art installations that are harmonious with the surrounding environment. You will be led on a two-and-a-half mile walk where you will hear stories of each installation along the way. So plan your carpools now and sign up asap. $105.36/member; $125/nonmember not including Saturday night dinner or hotel room. Discounted hotel rooms (doubles) will be made available for Saturday night the 27th and we will find an outstanding restaurant for a group dinner. $100 of the ticket price is a donation to PVA!

For tickets go to  Eventbrite

Save the Date! Beer, Wine and Art Walk
Coming May 11, 209. We are in the planning stages and will let you know as we have more information. Last year's event was great fun, and highly successful. To purchase tickets go to Eventbrite.

Job Opportunity
Gallery Coordinator (Bilingual)
Part-time (20 hours/week) 
Join our exciting and creative organization. The Gallery Coordinator is responsible for providing gallery and administrative support for Pajaro Valley Arts. A successful candidate will be self-motivated, organized, trustworthy, flexible, reliable and enthusiastic about the arts. Bring your excellent bilingual/Spanish skills and creativity to our team. Please plan to work on weekends during exhibits (36 weekends/year).

Responsibilities include:
  • Greeting and serving gallery visitors
  • Opening/closing gallery
  • Database updates
  • Handling artwork sales
  • Translating exhibit materials
  • Bookkeeping with Quickbooks is desirable
  • Assist with gallery receptions and events
  • Volunteer coordination
If you are interested in joining our team please send a cover letter and resume to
2019  Exhibits 
Take Aways: Art to Go
January 23 - March 10, 2019

Vote! Your Vote is Your Voice / ¡Vote! S u Vota es Su Voz
April 2-May 26, 2019

Annual PVUSD Student Show
 A pril 15, 2019 -March 30, 2020

Sculpture IS: In the Garden 2019
Sierra Azul Nursery & Gardens
June 1 - October 31, 2019

Movable Murals  
250 Main Street, Downtown Watsonville 

Members Exhibit
June 19 - July 28, 2019

Plein Air
August 14 -September 29, 2019
Mi Casa es Tu Casa
October 23 - December 15, 2019

Current and Past Exhibits 
W ould you like to revisit one of our fabulous exhibits, or did you miss one altogether? Please take a few minutes to explore the 360 degree tours of our gallery by clicking on the links below: 




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