Arts Council of Mendocino County Announces 2021 Arts Champions

MEDIUM, a new execution space in Ukiah, was awarded an honorabe mention for the grit, determination, and inclusive vision of its three founders: Chris Pugh (co-founder of the Ukiah Photography Club), Lillian Rubie, and Meredith Hudson. In the words of their community nominator, “This group of Inland Mendo locals worked to achieve their goal ofContinue reading “Arts Council of Mendocino County Announces 2021 Arts Champions”

Deep Valley Arts Collective Call For Entry

Small Works – November/December The Deep Valley Arts Collective invites you to submit artworks to its upcoming exhibition: Small Works at MEDIUM Art Gallery. All accepted works will be a maximum of 12 x 16” framed. Coinciding with the onset of the holiday shopping season, this non-traditional art show will feature works of all mediumsContinue reading “Deep Valley Arts Collective Call For Entry”

UPC October Meeting – Update

Sunday, October 3, 2021, 10:00 AM; via Zoom Michael Elyard will talk about the West Virginia Historical Markers Project, a photographic survey of over 1,000 historical markers located in all 55 counties of West Virginia.  Michael took this on with his wife, Beth, as a retirement project.  He expects that it will take several years toContinue reading “UPC October Meeting – Update”

Thirty Years On: Liden, Magruder, & Knight

Grace Hudson Museum, 431 South Main St., Ukiah; through January 16, 2022 Wednesday – Friday 10:00 to 4:30; Saturday & Sunday 12:00 to 4:00 In 1991, the Grace Hudson Museum featured an exhibition of local artists for the first time, displaying Tom Liden’s photography, Mac Magruder’s ceramic sculptures, and Wayne Knight’s portraits. In 1996, theContinue reading “Thirty Years On: Liden, Magruder, & Knight”

“Light & Dark” at MEDIUM

522 E Perkins St., Ukiah; through October 31, 2021 Friday noon – 8:00 PM, Saturday noon – 6:00 PM, Sunday noon – 4:00 PM Light & Dark is an invitation to explore duality; an unflinching look at life and death, good and evil, power struggles, contrast, and diverse perspectives in various forms. Light & DarkContinue reading ““Light & Dark” at MEDIUM”

2021 UPC Themes / Sparks

Jan Weather (clouds, ice, precipitation, wind) Feb Indoors (indoor scenes, food, photo booth set-ups) Mar Orientation (vertical, square, fish eye) Apr Distance (macro, telephoto) May Painterly Effects (abstract, kaleidoscope, brush strokes) Jun Liquid, translucence, patina Jul Time of Day / “Sign of the Times” Aug Textural details (in nature or man-made) Sep Lighting (backlighting, night photography, flash) Oct Imperfection (unsymmetrical compositions, insect eaten leaves, jam smeared face) Nov Domestic animals (dogs, cats, chickens) Dec Best /Continue reading “2021 UPC Themes / Sparks”