NVAL News - February 2, 2023

Correction - Chuck Prudhomme's February Class

NVAL Carter House Gallery
48 Quartz Hill Rd., Redding, CA 96003
Wed-Sat, 11am - 4pm, 530-243-1023
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Newsletter Summary

February Exhibit & Opening Reception

Anne Leveque Abstract Class

Monthly Chuck Prudhomme 2nd Sunday Class - February Cancelled

3-Day Alcohol Ink Workshop with Kathleen Evans 

February Exhibit & Opening Reception

NVAL February Exhibit February 2 - 26

Ellen Hedfield


NVAL Member Show

Open Theme

Reception: Friday, February 3, 5 to 7 p.m.

Donations of food and wine are greatly appreciated!!

Masks are no longer required in the gallery.

Sampling of the February Ellen Hedfield Show

Sampling of the February Members Show

Jill Binger

Derek Grinnell

Stella Prudhomme

John Fields

Kathleen Evans

Joyce Kerwin

Susanna Solano

Marietta Modl

Chuck Prudhomme

Debbie Andrews

Rachel Swan Howard

Louise Tuthill

Anne Leveque Abstract Class

Tuesday, February 7th

10 am - 2 pm at NVAL Carter House Gallery

Cost $60 per student

Sign up at the gallery

Anne will demo her techniques and process and will provide individual instruction and critique to participants as they work on their own pieces.

Materials List: 

  • Acrylic paints and oil paints in your choice of colors - 4 or 5 of your favorite colors to work with is fine along with black and white in both acrylic and oil
  • One or two gessoed canvases of any size - no other preparation needs to be done prior to class
  • One can of shellac
  • Large and small brushes, chip brushes are fine
  • Gamsol or other odorless turps for oil
  • One small size painting medium of your choice for oils


  • Paint sticks, bottle of Chinese or India Ink or acrylic or dye-based inks in your choice of color
  • Containers for turps and water
  • Baby wipes
  • Paper towels and rags for clean up
  • Plastic tarp or drop cloth to protect the floor


NVAL will provide easels and tables, although you can bring your own easel if desired.

Coffee and water will be provided. Bring your own snacks and lunch.

Anne is a gifted abstract artist who utilizes large canvases to produce stunningly luminous paintings.

Second Sunday Classes with Chuck Prudhomme

February Class Sunday, Feb 12 Class Cancelled

12 to 4 pm at NVAL Carter House Gallery

Learn to Paint an Impressionistic Painting from a Photo!

Bring your own photo or let Chuck provide one for you.

Oil or Acrylic

Cost $40 per student

Sign up at the class

Chuck Prudhomme brings years of experience along with an innate artistic ability to create lovely compositions of landscape, cityscape and people using his signature impressionistic style.

Alcohol Ink Workshop with Kathleen Evans

Workshop with Kathleen Evans 

Three Days, Wed – Fri, Feb 22, 23, 24

10 am - 4 pm at Kathleen’s studio in Igo

Cost $150 per student, $185 for non-members.  

Alcohol ink Starter Kits available for $45 at the workshop. 

Sign up and pay at NVAL

Carter House Gallery or Online!

Talented painter, Kathleen Evans, is known for her creativity and skill using alcohol ink and acrylics to yield works that are strikingly unique and intriguing.

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