A Room of Their Own: Women Artists of the Sierra

Women artists took the lead in this exhibition at Confidence Firehouse Gallery. The exhibition featured artworks by over ten local artists working in a diverse array of mediums. Photographs, watercolor paintings, mixed media works, ceramics, block prints and plant-based sculpture were all counted among the works on display. . A Room of Their Own was…

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Marking Their Trail: Basque Arborglyphs in the Sierra Nevada

July 22, to September 19, 2021. In the early 20th century, Basque sheepherders carved distinctive figures into aspen trees. This exhibition featured a collection of rubbings taken from these arborglyphs.   Aspen groves make for the unlikeliest galleries. High in the remote meadows of the Sierra Nevada range there are works of art secreted away…

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Birds of a Feather: Native California Indian Art

Birds of a Feather featured the works of local Native California Indian artists Jeremy Peconom, Meyo Marrufo, Kai LaPena, and Jaime Lanouette. Brought to you in partnership with concept: art + movement, a project of Arts and Culture El Dorado’s Arts Incubator program, Birds of a Feather offered a glimpse into the practice of Traditional…

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Convoy 1919: Centennial of the 1919 Transcontinental Motor Convoy

On July 7, 1919, a transcontinental motor convoy organized by the U.S. Army departed Washington, D.C. for San Francisco, California to demonstrate the motorized capability of the armed forces in the shadow of World War I. The convoy – consisting of 81 vehicles, including 31 heavy cargo trucks, 4 kitchen trailers, a wrecker, 4 motorcycles…

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Connected: Contemporary Works by Native American and Indigenous Artists

This exhibition is produced in partnership with concept: art + movement and the Exhibits and Collections Department of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, and brings together recent works of Native American and Indigenous artists from throughout the Sacramento region. While examining the ways in which the artists are connected – to the environment…

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Wildcraft: Handmade Works by El Dorado Artisans

Arts and Culture El Dorado (formerly El Dorado Arts Council) has announced the opening of its newest exhibition at Confidence Gallery. Wildcraft will celebrate the artisans of El Dorado County with a display of handmade works in a variety of mediums—ceramic, wood, metal, glass, fiber, pigments—that showcases unusual techniques and approaches to form. As part…

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Resilience: A Living Room

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 – Thursday, Jan. 10,  2019 Gallery Open: Thursday-Sunday  11 am – 4 pm Public Event, Artist Talk with Kim Abeles,   Thursday, January 10, 2019, from 6- 8 pm Kim Abeles will talk about her experiences as an artist in residence at the Institute of Forest Genetics (IFG) and ideas gained exploring…

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