2nd Friday ArtAbout Artist Exhibits

Twelve, month-long exhibits are presented each year at I-House, most with an international theme. Opening receptions are held on the second Friday of the month from 6-8pm. The public is invited to attend at no cost. Please see the I-House calendar for art exhibitions, receptions and other art display information.

Artists interested in exhibiting their art should contact the Art Committee Chair, Jeffrey Granett, at (530)756-1362, or fill out the I-House Art Show Application and submit the form and a sample of your work to the Art Committee during their next quarterly meeting (Contact Jeffrey Granett for the next date).

Current Exhibit: “Still Life Studio”

Exhibit Duration: Wednesday, November 8th – Monday, December 4th

Opening Reception: Friday, November 10, 6 – 8 pm

Where: I-House Lounge and Community Room

Message from the Artists:

“We are a diverse group of students brought together by our instructor Philippe Gandiol, and the allure of oil painting from life. We enjoy many aspects of this studio class including, the challenges, sharing of information, and camaraderie. We continue to be amazed by our different manifestations of the still life composition as seen through each individual lens’. And of course, Philippe’s insight, support, and humorous energy is always appreciated!”


Upcoming Exhibit: “Landscapes of Northern California”

Exhibit Duration: Friday, December 8th – Monday, February 5th

Opening Reception: Friday, December 8th, 6 – 8 pm

Where: I-House Lounge and Community Room

Message from the Artists:

Definition of en plein air: outdoors in natural light. We, the students of local artist Philippe Gandiol, are united in our desire to learn his craft of oil painting en plein air. We meet with him twice a month in different locations within Yolo County to record our views of nature – both urban and rural – with oil paints on a two -dimensional surface. He gives us demonstrations and we also paint alongside of him. We have come to appreciate the fact that seeing is much easier than doing…