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2nd Friday ArtAbout at the Pence Gallery





Friday, 9 June 2023

Join us at the Pence for our 2nd Friday ArtAbout reception on June 9, 6 - 9 PM. Browse the art exhibits on display & enjoy a wine tasting by Twisted Cedar Wines. Free admission.


Moments in Time & Space: Ceramics by Claudia Tarantino, Daniel Alejandro Trejo, and Bill Heiderich

Apr. 14 - Jun. 12

View fantastic work by three ceramic artists who share an interest in capturing the changing quality of time through their art. Claudia Tarantino’s exquisite trompe l’oeil sculptures activate memories by representing keepsakes such as photographs, toys, and children’s shoes. Bill Heiderich reinterprets vessels by using shapes derived from traditional pottery. Daniel Alejandro Trejo’s ceramic forms play with enclosure, as they frame internal and external space. 


Home: Mixed Media Paintings by Susan W. Brady

May 12 - Jun. 11

Susan W. Brady’s landscapes are a hybrid of painting, collage, and photography. Originating with a digital image, her work builds upon the photograph by collaging layers of handmade papers, dye, and oil paint. The world she shares is full of the bounty of nature captured in our local area. 


Wandering Thoughts: Paintings by Dawn Star Wood

May 5 - Jun. 25

Dawn Star Wood’s captivating watercolor paintings portray the dreamy interior world of women lost in thought or asleep, complete with stars, moons, and other signs of the cosmos. She also finds equal inspiration in subjects like vintage cars, motorcycles, and advertisements, of which she paints close-up views that show her skill at capturing reflection, rust, and age.


Garden Tour Plein Air Paintings

May 25 - Jun. 25

As an essential part of our Garden Tour event on May 7, seven artists participated in creating distinct views of the selected gardens. These artworks will be the featured stairway collection for you to view. Participating artists: Kathleen Gamper, Barbara Smithson, Raquel Cox, Marie-Therese Brown, Sophie Banspach, Allison Spreadborough, & Teresa Steinbach-Garcia.



Visit the Pence and explore other art venues in Downtown Davis on 2nd Friday. We will have printed ArtAbout maps available the night of for your self-guided artwalk. Follow the 2nd Friday ArtAbout Facebook page for more information:


Images: (left to right) Wood, “Old Friend”; Brady, “Lupine”; Brown, “Glassman Garden”; Trejo, “Bloom Tomb”

Venue ( Address ): 

212 D Street, Davis, CA 95616

Pence Gallery , Davis

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