December 2019 First Friday Art Walk

December 2019 First Friday Art Walk in Ukiah

Art Center Ukiah 201 S School Street   Art Center Ukiah hosts the Holiday Market starting Friday December 6th, local artists who entered our Small Works show will have wonderful holiday gifts items. Ornaments, jewelry, silk scarves, pottery, paintings, quilts and more. Refreshments of mulled cider and holiday goodies.  Live music.  The Holiday exhibit runs through December 28th.

Enoteca Wine Bar 206 W Church Street will feature art by Chat Ko

Grace Hudson Museum 431 S Main Street Make your plans to stop by the Museum for its annual Holiday Open House, featuring local vendors of arts and crafts, food treats, wreaths, and other holiday decorations. Get an early start on First Friday evening to snag choice vendor items and the best holiday wreaths and swag. The Museum is also serving as one of the co-hosts of the 3rd annual Caminata de Luces, put on by the Walk & Bike Mendocino. Follow the path lit with luminarias to the Rail Trail to enjoy a family walk or bike ride along a parade of lights. Then return to the Museum for holiday shopping.

Mama’s Medicinal’s 328 N State Street Mamas Medicinal’s will be showcasing painting by Gene Avery North and we will have live music by the Redbud band.

Craft Distillers 110 W Clay St Visit the Museum to see the featured one of a kind art pieces

Corner Gallery 201 S State St The featured artists for the Corner gallery in December are Lynn Thompson and Jon Wolfard who will be showing their work on 1st Friday and through December. Jon Wolfard, a local woodworker, will be showing some of his new work. Jon works with native hardwoods which he mostly milled from storm downed trees in the Lost Coast area. Although he occasionally uses tropicals, he prefers natives which include Madrone, Tan Oak, Canyon Oak, Chinquapin, Walnut, and others.

Lynn Thompson show of paintings is titled “Both Roads Taken.”  Lynn relocated to Northern California from Florida twenty years ago. By bringing with her the love of bright, vivid colors and combining the beauty of northern California, she hopes she has created art in three styles that speak volumes to her audience. Lynn’s first attempt at art was painting her baby brother with black enamel paint. She was three. Since she was twelve, she has been winning awards and scholarships. Lynn is proficient in all mediums. She is self-taught; whether it be a painting or a faux frescoes ceiling twenty-five feet up. Lynn decided to get a BA in arts, graduating with 4.0 average and departmental honors. Her work is in collections around the world. Creating her Art is Lynn’s passion, a gift waiting to be opened. Her work can also be seen at Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino CA.

Ukiah Library 105 N Main Street Join us on Friday, December 6th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Ukiah Library for “Wackier Than Usual,” a whimsical painting exhibit featuring Tamsen Donner.  Artist Tamsen Donner has this to say about her art form; “What I like about painting is it addresses the chaos- both within and without.  Everything comes into play.”  Create magnets in a tin for holiday gifting, be entertained by the live music of Majide, peruse a Friends of the Library book and holiday sale, and partake of yummy refreshments.  This event is for all ages and sponsored by the Ukiah Valley Friends of the Library.  For more information, please contact the Ukiah Library at 707-463-4490.

Bona Marketplace 116 W Standley Street Bona will be hosting a pop-up wine tasting with Largo Ridge wines and the fun Ruddick sisters. Also, we will be featuring Diane Rodriguez, an accomplished watercolor artist that specializes in trains and locomotives. To add to the evening, Doug Johns will be playing acoustic guitar and harmonica. Don’t miss the train!

Ukiah Valley Networking Agency 104 N School Street Catherine Reese of Catherine Reese Fine Art Photography is a well-known artist in Lake and Mendocino Counties.  There will be 2020 nature/wildlife calendars as well as a one night only special and holiday pricing on prints. Stop by to be entered to win the raffle.

W Real Estate Ukiah 101 N State Street Join us the first Friday of every month to view local artists work. We always showcase a variety of great artists each month, including food and drinks. Check back to stay up to date on who we are featuring each month!

If you have questions or want more information you can call Mo Mulheren at 707-391-3664, email at or Check our Facebook page for updates @ukiahartwalk

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