ART WORKSHOPS AND RETREATS 2017
Art Retreat at Mountain Home Ranch, Calistoga, October 5-9. Join me for 5 days of abstract painting and relaxing in nature, learning more about intuition and deep meaning in art. More information here.
The Art of Resistance, a show by 33 Sonoma County artists in response to the 2016 presidential election. Created and curated by S. Edminster. A Saltworkstudio production. Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa. February 10 through March 10, 2017.
Artful Resistance, North Bay artists respond to the Trumpian menace. Charlie Swanson, North Bay Bohemian, February 8, 2017. read
Sonoma County artists joining protests over President Trump, Dan Taylor, The Press Democrat, January 27, 2017. read
Against Trumpism: The Art and Poetry of Resistance. International Museum of Propaganda, San Rafael, CA. Opening April 20, 6-10 PM.
The Art of Resistance. Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA. February 2017.
SOLO / DUO EXHIBITIONS
Suzanne Edminster & Chris Beards: Implied. Blasted Pop-Up Art Gallery. Santa Rosa, CA.
A Trace of Gold. La Crema Tasting Room, Healdsburg, CA.
Over Underworlds. Ancient Oak Cellars, Santa Rosa, CA.
The Goose Game. Monotypes and paintings, Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA
Four Hands Painting: The Golden Thread. Collaborative two-person show with Susan Cornelis, Gallery Three, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA.
Pictures at an Exhibition. Santa Rosa Symphony, Santa Rosa, CA.
Conjured. Medical Staffing Network, Santa Rosa, CA.
Color Fuse. Two-person show with Kate Black, Backstreet Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.
Dionysia. The Wine Emporium, Sebastopol, CA.
Four Hands Painting. Collaborative art with Susan Cornelis. Phantom IV Gallery, Windsor, CA.
Terra Incognita. Santa Rosa City Hall Chambers, Santa Rosa, CA.
Dreamscapes. Simply Elegant, San Rafael, CA.
Pinhole: Photographs by Suzanne Edminster and Scott Hassler. Los Banos Arts Center, Los Banos, CA.
The Poet-Painter Series: Cattle and Virgins. Northlight Books and Cafe, Cotati, CA.
Events and Open Studios 2008 – 2017
My annual art exhibition events include Art Trails, one of the oldest juried open studio tours in the country, Artwalk, an annual SOFA open studio tour, and Winterblast, a unique local festival.
Graton Gallery: Eighth Annual Invitational Exhibition. Graton, CA.
Jewish Film Festival: Oma and Bella. Painting paired with film. Santa Rosa, CA.
Alkonost. Gallery of Sea and Heaven, Santa Rosa, CA.
Cinema and Art: A Duet Dialogue. Painting paired with film. Santa Rosa International Film Festival, Glaser Center, Santa Rosa, CA.
Dissolution/Resolution, with painters Karina Nishi Marcus and Sasha Pepper. Three painters, poetry, and performance. Phantom Gallery, Santa Rosa, CA.
Art exhibit venues: Quercia Gallery, Duncans Mills, CA, Russian River Art Gallery, Guerneville, CA and Thumbprint Cellars Lounge, Healdsburg, CA.
Art exhibit venues: Mesh Gallery, Sebastopol, CA, and Old Crocker Inn, Cloverdale, CA.
Exploring the Edges. 8 paintings, Historic Oddfellows Hall, Mendocino, CA.
Images of the Virgin. Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA.
Locating Acts of Courage. Galeria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA.