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Month: March 2017

Vallejo Art Walk

Vallejo Art Walk

As mentioned, we’ve been wandering around the San Francisco Bay Area seeking new venues, viewing art by local artists, checking out classes, etc.

Vallejo holds an art festival every second Friday year-round along its streets and in local galleries. Of course, everyone is invited to these free events.

Last Friday we started walking Georgia Street, viewing street art, talking with artists, and wandering in and out of galleries. In addition to setting up our own outdoor exhibit on April 7th along with other street artists, we are going to apply for wall space at a specific gallery to begin exhibiting in Vallejo. (Please check back . . . additional detail and examples of art to be shown will be posted here, of course.)

ALONG GEORGIA STREET

  • The Hub Vallejo (woodburning by Carla Nelson)
  • Artiszen Gallery
  • Townhouse, a “dive neighborhood bar.” Live music, open mic, art shows.
  • Indian Alley Antiques
  • Design by David, Furniture-maker
  • The W.O.R.K.S. Gallery
  • Procyon Gallery, Fine Art and Framing Studio
  • Vallejo Antiques
  • The McCune Collection, Rare and unique books, including Californiana. Also, exhibitions of art during the 2nd Friday Art Walks.
  • Georgia Galleria
  • Pieced on Earth. Custom textiles, upholstery, bedding.
  • Modern Warrior Arts Academy (actually, martial arts, which, of course, is an art form).

Our upcoming art walks in Vallejo will cover Sacramento Street, Capital Street, and Marin Street (which equals Georgia Street in number of art venues).

In Galleries. Online. What Next?

In Galleries. Online. What Next?

Step One: Locate a business that focuses on providing original art for building lobbies, offices, staged real estate, etc. Top notch companies will provide a range of services for any type of client/companies, such as:

Staging Companies

  • Contact a high-end real estate company or professional stager. Focus on those who feature new artwork from local artists to display in real estate for sale; this is a great way to breathe new life into a room. Photography can be used to modernize a room and add a splash of color as well.

Turnkey Service is Ideal

  • The stager handles everything, from design and curation to installation and rotation, freeing you to get involved as much or as little as you like.

Local Artwork, Nationally

  • Local companies work directly with local artists; featured art can be in a variety of sizes and styles, depending on the needs of the home, it floorplan, room sizes, etc.

Flexible Pricing

  • Prints and originals can be mixed, keeping the quality intact, and combine rental options by the realtor/stager and/or purchase options for the eventual home buyer. This is very well managed by Visual Staging, Interior Design, in Sausalito, California. In addition to managing staging, Sheri provides her own original paintings, many of which are so in-tune with the real estate that they are sold simultaneously.