The Annual Silent Art Auction for the Friends of the Bernard Field Station (FBBFS) includes paintings, jewelry, ceramics and more by local artists that can be seen in the window of the Folk Music Center. The FBBFS is a local nonprofit dedicated to education and the environment. The auction ends at 5 p.m. on March 31.
“At Your Service,” featuring weavings, altars, prints, spirit dolls and drawings by Jan Wheatcroft is being featured at Claremont Community Foundation Art Gallery through March 31. The opening reception takes place Friday, March 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Scripps Ceramic Annual, on view through April 6, is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. It is the longest-running exhibition of contemporary ceramics in the nation.
Scripps is paying homage to the show’s storied history by highlighting
60 works from 20 artists who have served as curators for the Annual, from the show’s earliest days in World War II to the present.
“Every Day Life” by Yaw Mensah. Mr. Mensah creates art the way a great storyteller weaves a tale expertly and with such skill that you almost hold your breath at the familiarity of it all. He shows you the beauty and the very soul of this diverse and exciting continent. His many mediums, oil, water color and acrylic paints as well as charcoals, pastels and ink all serve to bring to life people, places and things one holds dear like values or culture. At Square i Gallery in Claremont through February 28.
Longtime photojournalist and COURIER publisher Peter Weinberger is featured at The Colony at Loft 204 through the end of February with a large-print photography exhibition titled “Off the Beaten Path.” These limited edition large-scale landscape images are sized to order in vivid color. The images, including panoramas, focus on stunning scenery from throughout the country not seen by the casual observer. An opening reception will be held Friday, February 7 from 6 to 9 p.m. Meet the artist from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Complimentary refreshments will be served throughout the evening and live musical accompaniment by Curt Phillips will begin at 7:30 p.m.