Napa Art Walk 2009-2011:
Celebrating the Napa River
The first Napa Art Walk exhibition showcased work that celebrated the Napa River - its flora, fauna and history. It featured work made by 10 artists from five western states (CA, OR, WA, AZ, NV), selected from a pool of over 160 applicants by a jury of arts professionals. Jury Panel: Jon A. Lail (Architect, Lail Design), Carrie Lederer (Curator, Bedford Gallery), Ned Kahn (Artist), Kathryn Reasoner (Executive Director, di Rosa), & Patricia Watts (Founder, ecoartspace).
Riis Burwell (Santa Rosa, CA)
Nicky Falkenhayn (now Statius) (Portland, OR)
Stephen Fitz-Gerald (Santa Rosa, CA)
John King (Eureka, CA)
Adrian Susnea Litman (Newark, CA)
John Luebtow (Chatsworth, CA)
Terence Martin (West Sacramento, CA)
Eric Powell (Berkeley, CA)
Ann Shelby Valentine (Calistoga, CA)
Carlos Zamora (Oakland, CA)
Special thanks to the following for their generous support
The National Endowment for the Arts; California Arts Council; Chandra Cerrito, public art consultant and owner, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary (Oakland); Harry Price and the staff of Napa River Inn; the ten downtown Art Walk Voting Stations; Mick Winter, for introducing us to the magic of QR Codes; Kellie Fuller and 99.3 KVYN/ 1440 AM KVON Radio; the staff & artists of Vine Village, for creating the fantastic voting boxes; Michael Waterson, Napa County Poet Laureate; Napa Valley Register 2010-2012, and the Napa Valley Destination Council.