HIGH-HAND Art Gallery
An Inspired Collection from Leading Artists
Hours: Tues thru Fri 11-4pm, Sat & Sun 10-4pm
Phone: 916.660.0117 (ext. 6)
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Located in the oldest section of our historic fruit shed, constructed in 1901, the High-Hand Art Gallery offers the best of the area’s leading artists. Presenting inspired sculpture, ceramics, paintings, textiles, art glass, jewelry and mixed media, the Art Gallery is truly a must-see during your visit.
The Artists from A to Z
Browse through the four tabs below to learn more about the artists shown in the High-Hand Gallery.
An oil painter who creates stunning still life floral arrangements and beautiful garden scenery! Visit her website at: www.allisonarmstrongart.com.
Makes handmade pottery for daily use and special occasions. See her work at: www.etsy.com/shop/potteryi.
A scratchboard artist whom works in a wide range of sizes from large to very small pieces, all with a tremendous
amount of detail. Visit her website at: www.scratchboardartbyann.com.
Creates bold mixed media pieces that “inspire people to take another look at familiar objects around them and see
them in a different light.”
Barbara Ann Chestnutt
A clay ceramic artist who makes fun and witty mugs, dishware and sculptures!. See her work at: www.bacclayworks.com.
A jeweler who specializes in creating beautiful eye-catching necklaces, bracelets and earrings made from copper and stones. Visit her website at: www.re-val-sacramento.com.
Is an animation artist trained in the traditional hand drawn style of cartooning (Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Filmation, MGM, Universal Studios, and more). He has since switched to different styles and media, including watercolor, acrylic and oils. Some of his paintings are cartoons and some are landscapes and urban scenes in the impressionist style. See his work at: www.fineartamerica.com/profiles/1-william-reed.
Makes one of a kind silver and gold jewelry while incorporating glass enamel into her pieces! She looks to “express nature’s beauty, color, infinite variety and humor” in her work. Visit her website at: www.cathyclinedesign.com.
Is an artist who specializes in encaustics! She creates impressionistic pieces of landscapes and flora. Visit her website at: www.charlottecoopersencaustics.com.
Creates handcrafted jewelry made from silver, stones and beads. She is intrigued by the relationship between organic and industrial components! Visit her website at: www.maggiesmeltdown.com.
Creates delicate pottery out of porcelain. She uses raku techniques to make stunning pieces. See her art at: www.instagram.com/danabilellobarrow.
An acrylic painter who specializes in vibrant animal portraits! They are lively, playful, and a celebration of nature. They are typically full of color, whimsy, and ornament. Her influences include classical realism, pop art, surrealism, and wildlife illustration. See her art at: https://www.dawnpedersen.com..
Is a fiber artist whom uses various techniques to create fiber landscapes for framed work and functional items for
everyday use! Visit her website at: www.debrahosler.com.
Is known for her watercolor paintings. She focuses her subjects on beautiful birds, florals and landscapes. Visit her website at: www.dianetharpwatercolors.com.
Working with wood, metal and colorful glass are the inspiration. He makes custom tables and cabinets that are individual, functional, and compliment their new environment. Visit his website at: www.indigowoodandmetal.com.
Is a wood turner, known for his vases, open vessels, as well as salt and pepper shakers.
Three of his primary mediums are: oil, oil and cold wax, and acrylic. His painting style is very much born out of his love for impressionism across a broad cross section of subjects. Visit his website at: www.edwardmalloryfineart.com.
Is a mixed media artist who specializes in alcohol inks! She creates landscapes and flora with an abstract element.Visit her website at: www.ginicreppsart.com.
Is a mixed media artist who specializes in alcohol inks! She creates landscapes and flora with an abstract element. Visit her website at: www.jpmosaics.com.
Creates scupltures based on images of women and animals that resonate with her visually, emotionally or spiritually. These images may be seen in life, in other artist’s work or in books and magazines. Visit her website at: www.howlingwoman.com.
Uses her background in ceramics and sculpture to med the two mediums. The results is whimsical gourd based off the imperfect nature of gourds and the fact that no two are alike. Visit her website at: www.jenswildgourds.com.
Sacramento Style Magazine describes his work as: “…colorful urban landscapes and figures nearly jump off of the canvas with rich vibrant hues.” Visit his website at: www.marxenart.com.
Kaitlin works with many different mediums from gouache to sculpture. A common theme seen in her works are a focus for refined craft, and a tendency to lean in towards sharp, clean lines. She loves process, art that exposes process, and white spaces to rest one’s eyes in. Visit her website at: www.kaitlinkahn.com.
She builds metal sculptures that incorporate fire, flames or LED lighting. Some of her larger artwork can be seen in the Bay Area and Sacramento. One of her recent pieces, a large lotus flower firepit was installed in Siegfried and Roy’s home in Las Vegas. Visit her website at: www.kristenhoard.com.
Builds whimsical animal sculptures out of hex wire. She adds functional components for everyday use, like decorative boxes!
Is a mixed media artist and she specializes in sassy catch phrases that will put a smile on your face! Visit her website at: www.llori-paskey.square.site.
She creates stunning vessels out of gourds. She uses different techniques like pine needle weaving and pyro-engraving that gives each piece its own unique look! Visit her website at: www.journeyvessels.com.
Expressive and sculptural vessels, functional and decorative centerpieces, and a glorious celebration of the dinner table, best describes her colorful, ever evolving, and joyous body of ceramic work. Visit her website at: www.margemarguliespottery.com.
She uses fabric and thread as her medium instead of paper and paint….and a sewing machine instead of a brush. The texture of the fabrics is an important design element – she uses many different surface design techniques such as fabric dyeing, painting, printing, pleating and machine quilting and embroidery. Visit her website at: www.marjankluepfel.com.
Michael Angelo Chavez
Creates bold and colorful art with tons of movement! He combines acrylic pour and photography to create each piece.
Nanci Lee Woody
Is a photographer and artist, working in oils, pastels and pen and pencil. Visit her website at: www.nancileewoody.com.
Is a mixed media painter who paints different flora with an abstract style! Her paintings allow the viewer to create their
own story based on what they see and feel. See her art at: www.instagram.com/nataliacorichartist.
Nicholson Van Altena Glass
Drawing inspiration from the flora, fauna, rivers and mountains of Northern California, Alana and Hannah focus on developing work with a natural flow. The vibrant lichen resting on towering pines and boulders and the deep emerald pools of the local rivers influence their exploration of layering colors and building textures with glass. Visit their website at: www.nicholsonvanaltenaglass.com.
Creates one of a kind sculptures and wall art from porcelain. Each creation she makes has a serene and tranquil appearance, which also puts the viewer at ease.
Nature is the inspiration for her creative endeavors in watercolor painting focusing on the way water, paper and color intermingle, flowing and making different kinds of edges and layers. Visit her website at: www.rebeccajaggers.com.
Likes to work in different styles and mediums, but her subject is always based on human form. See her work at: www.instagram.com/ritu.fineart.
Specializes in seed beads and wire sculptures, inspired by vintage botanical illustrations and the rich colors derived from them! Visit her website at: www.forestsandflowers.com.
He makes sculptures from reclaimed, recycled, discarded and otherwise unloved metal objects. See his art at: www.facebook.com.
Specializes in travel, landscape and animal photography. Visit hhis website at: www.steventaggart.photography.
Is attracted to the close-up observation of nature, exploring the vast array and intricacies of pattern and color using digital photography. See her work at: www.susanstollphotography.com.
Paints realistic artwork using spectacular landscapes, crashing ocean waves, to portraits of people and pets. See her work at: www.taylormouroufasfineart.com.
Is a ceramic artist that captures movement in each piece she creates! Terry is inspired by nature as well as Asain and Native America cultures.
Is a fiber/textile artist who uses carded wool to create seamless wearable art using the nuno felting technique. Visit her website at: www.terryshearnart.com.
Specializes in fused glass art, as well as mixed media. Her art is all about finding joy in everyday things and experiences! See her work at: www.trisaswerdlowstudio.com.
Is an oil painter whose paintings are characterized by intimate moments set in romantic, richly conceived landscapes and seascapes! Visit her website at: www.vbrooks.com.
A woodcarver who creates intricate designs with tons of fine detail! Carving anything from simple Christmas toys to more complicated custom jewelry boxes and chess boards. Visit his website at: www.instagram.com/vitalinni_carving.