Art Classes, Workshops, Shows & Events

Featuring Members of the Folsom Arts Association

Sutter Street Artist Gallery

Sutter Street Artist Gallery * located inside the Bag Lady Boutique in Historic Folsom

Second Saturday Featured Artists: JC Balint and G. M. Ryan. Join the artists at their reception on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 5:30 PM to 8 PM at the Sutter Street Artists Gallery.

FAA members are showing their ART at the Sutter Street Artist Gallery located inside the Bag Lady Boutique in old Folsom. Stop by the boutique and enjoy handbags, clothes, accessories and ART!

Style Magazine Folsom / El Dorado Hills * October 2017 * Congratulations to the Sutter Street Artist Gallery, Reader’s Choice #1 Favorite Art Gallery for 2017 (2016 and 2015 too!).


Carol Wittich

Verge Center for the Arts * Sac Open Studio 2018 * Carol Wittich will be at these locations:

September 8 and 9 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Larry & Rick’s 2213 N Street Sacramento 95816
It’s a big Victorian that is worth the time just to see what is in it! Just look for the chicken on the balcony!

September 15 and 16 from 10 AM to 5 PM
Sheila Mun Jacobs, 4360 Morpheus Lane in Sacramento 95864
8 Artists of different media!

To learn more about the studio tour, visit their website at:

Contact Carol Wittich for more information

The Folsom Arts Association is excited to announce Folsom Focus Photography Contest 2018 * November 12, 2018 to January 10, 2019 at The Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom

Two Age Groups: 15 years of age and under  or  16 years of age and older
Five Categories: Folsom Outdoors, Folsom People, Urban Scenes of Folsom, Cell Phone Photography,  Macro Photography

Submit Entries: October 15 to October 26, 2018

Opening Reception and Awards * November 16, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Details and registration online

Contact: Kelly Howell at
Kelly Howell Photo * Owner and Photographer

Folsom Art Center - Second Saturday

Folsom Art Center at 48 Natoma – Second Saturday Art Workshops

Second Saturday Art Worksshops – learn a new craft or explore a new art technique or media. A variety of workshops are offered each month, as well as open studio time for current Art Center students. Click for information:

September 8: Seascape Watercolor with Juan Pena
September 8: How to take better pictures with ANY camera! with Stephanie Redhair
October 13: Palette Knife Painting with Rhonda Egan
October 13: How to take better pictures with ANY camera! with Stephanie Redhair
November 10: Beginning and Intermediate Acrylic Workshop with James D. Marxen

Contact Folsom Parks & Recreation, Art Center for more information – 916-461-6601

Exhibit: Life Lessons - Gallery at 48 Natoma

Gallery at 48 Natoma

The Gallery at 48 Natoma in Folsom is excited to announce the next exhibit, Life Lessons – the exhibit run July 13 to August 30, 2018.

The new gallery exhibit features the work of three outstanding artists who explore the complexities of relationships in a variety of media. The show includes paintings by Chris Foster, sculptures by Amanda Paoletti, and textile portraits by Sandra Poteet.

The Community Gallery at 48 Natoma features Annual student show of Folsom Public Art Center adult art classes.

Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Tue-Wed evenings, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Call for weekend hours 916-355-7285
Visit the Gallery at 48 Natoma website for more information

Watercolor Workshops

Watercolor Workshops hosted by Barbara Otey

With my love for art, I am hosting workshops for nationally and internationally renowned watercolor artists. Being established in the art world, I have been able to bring many renowned artists into the Sacramento and the Sierra Foothills. Visit Barbara’s website – – for a list of available workshop scheduled in 2017 and 2018.

Featured artists: Feeling Lin July 16-18, 2018 * Janet Rogers October 8-10, 2018 * Steve Rogers October 11-13, 2018

Contact Barbara Otey for more information
Phone: 916-698-9153

Kirk Miller

Kirk Miller * Art Studio and Gallery * Stop by during any session to see the new studio!

Learning to Paint in Oils
Tuesday or Thursday sessions from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Wednesday sessions from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Simultaneous instruction in drawing, composition, color, harmony & mixing, in all styles of painting, according to the interests of the student. “Creativision” (creativity & learning to see the way an artist does) is emphasized, to develop the potential of each student to produce fine work from the beginning of instruction. Click for more information.

Contact Kirk for more information – 916-989-1977
Kirk Miller Art Studio:

Erick Ortega

Erick Ortea Art and Custom Framing * custom frames, quality hand made, matting, picture floating.

Congratulations to Eric – Style Magazine featured artists March 2018 The Arts in Folsom: Erick Ortega; A League of His Own.

Visit Erick Ortega Art website for more information.

Contact Erick for more information – 916-471-9840

Barbara Nilsson

Encaustic Workshops by Barbara Nilsson * in Folsom

Ongoing classes. Each workshop is limited to 3 students. Workshops are for all levels.

Congratulations to Barbara – FAA Mini Members Show – Best in Show for “Canyon de Chelly II”‘

Contact Barbara for more information

Murer House in Folsom

Murer House in Folsom * Always something to do!

FREE monthly Docent-led tours – 1st Saturday of each month, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Italian Cooking Classes – view a list of classes
Italian Language Classes – view a list of classes
Bocce Ball – learn more
Hatter’s English Tea – September 22, 2018

Contact Cindy Baker for information

Classes at the Folsom Art Center at 48 Natoma

Printmaking Open Studio at the Folsom Art Center at 48 Natoma * every Tuesday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. This new open studio is for artists age 18+ with previous printmaking and printing press experience. Bring your own supplies and enjoy working on your craft and sharing ideas with other artists. The open studio takes place every Tuesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the 48 Natoma Art Center; drop-in fee is $10/day.

Looking for a Fine Arts class? The Gallery at 48 Natoma provides opportunities for all ages to create and appreciate the arts. Click here to learn more about the Gallery at 48 Natoma * or * Click here for a list of classes.

Gallery at 48 Natoma
48 Natoma Street in Folsom

Contact Cindy Abraham for details
Phone: 916-355-7285

Edward Mallory

Edward Mallory – My Loaded Brush Studio and Gallery

Two locations: My Loaded Brush Studio and Gallery, located inside the Sutter Street Artists Gallery and The BAG Boutique in Folsom and Gallery IQ in Rocklin.

Click for a list of upcoming classes. Classes are demonstrated in oil but acrylic is fine if that’s your preferred medium.

Contact Edward for information
Phone: 916-749-0210

Scott Hanley

Scott Hanley, a custom picture framer and owner of the Hanley Gallery Custom Picture Framing in Folsom – reaching out to local artists and photographers for framing opportunities and partnerships.

Click to learn more about Hanley Gallery.

Contact Scott for more information – 916-983-2178