April 30 – June 1


NVAL 2019 Regional Juried Photography Show


Reception, Friday, May 3, 5-7pm

Member donations of food are always appreciated!

Juror, well-know photographer, Roman Loranc will present awards at 6pm

Roman is also DONATING a copy of his latest book “Traces” with an accompanying print.  A RAFFLE for the BOOK & PRINT will be held at the reception.   The package is valued at $1000.


And the Winners Are….

2019 First Place - Prairie Chapel by Phil Pogledich, Davis, CA
2nd Place - Polar Plunge by Geri Mathewson, Ashland, OR
3rd Place - Reverence by Adam Wyman, Redding, CA
Merit Award - Taos Church Geometry by Charlotte Bryson, Redding, CA
Merit Award - Zion Narrows Bonsai by Douglas Parks, Cameron Park, CA
Merit Award - Spirits of the Forest by Phil Pogledich
Honorable Mention - An Open Door by Charlotte Bryson, Redding, CA
Honorable Mention - Into the Fog by James Canter, Redding, CA
Honorable Mention - El Capitan by Jack Kirchert, Red Bluff, CA
Honorable Mention - Stop by Stephanie Luke, Cottonwood, CA
Honorable Mention - Dream Falls by Gary Wagner, Trinidad, CA
Honorable Mention - Keeping Watch by Gary Wagner, Trinidad, CA
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Upcoming Events

Artwork by Derek Grinnell

June Exhibit June 4 – 29

NVAL Member Show &

Invitational Artist Derek Grinnell

Reception:  Friday, June 7, 5 to 7pm

Please bring in work May 28 – June 1  (open theme) 

Chuck Prudhomme Plein Air Workshop

“Take a step out of your Comfort Zone and try Plein Air”

Saturday, June 1, 9 am to 4pm
in Caldwell Park, $80 per person

click here for more details and to signup/Pay

Complete Oil Painting Demo, Individual Instruction, ending with Critique.   At the end of the day Chuck will donate his painting to someone in the class determined by a draw from a hat! 

For those of you who missed it!

Kathleen Evans

“Basic Alcohol Ink” 3-Day Workshop

Friday, June 28 – Sunday, June 30

10am to 4pm at Kathleen’s Studio in Igo

$150 for NVAL Members, $185 for non-members

click here for more details and to signup/pay

Open Studio at NVAL

Every Friday at NVAL – Starts at 11am

Work on your art projects, meet other artists — share and learn!

NEW!! Chuck Prudhomme will be leading
Open Critique every 4th Friday at 1pm

Ashley Nichole teaches “Explorations in Watercolor and Mixed Media” at NVAL

Classes every other Monday
Evening Classes only
5:30 – 7:30 pm, $20 per class
(additional $5-10 for materials upon request)
If you are interested in taking her class, call Ashley at
530-710-8490 or email her at

Or sign up for the class (or for future class emails) on her website:

Stefan Baumann Oil Painting Classes

Artwork by Stefan Baumann

at NVAL Carter House Gallery

Wednesdays, 10am – 2pm

More About NVAL

Annual Juried Exhibits

NVAL puts on juried competitions each year, which are open to members and non-members. Each show features exceptional art and is exhibited throughout the entire gallery. These are ‘must-see’ events!

Winner 2018 "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" by Aaron Burks, Gridley, CA
Matthew Emmett, Reading, United Kingdom, Winner 2016
2019 Best of Show Sundial Morning by Chuck Prudhomme
2019 First Place - Prairie Chapel by Phil Pogledich, Davis, CA
Photograph of the inside of the Carter House Art Gallery
Exhibit Your Art in the Carter House Gallery

Member Shows

The Carter House Gallery gives NVAL members the opportunity to display and sell their artwork throughout the year. The art in the Gallery is ever-changing as new shows are hung approximately every month.   It is the continual rotation and variety of quality fine art that make frequent visits to the Carter House Gallery a ‘Must-Do’ for people living in and passing through California’s North State.

Gift Shop

The NVAL Gift Ship features a wonderful display of artwork created by our members: jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, glasswork, gourds, pottery, metalwork, hand-painted silk items, weaving, wood pieces, soft sculpture, cards, prints, and other original creations. It is a place to purchase unique gifts for any occasion.

Sell Your Art in the Gift Shop
Lectures, Demonstrations


Open to the Public: Several times each year North Valley Art League presents a Fine Arts Program with demonstrations, lectures, slide presentations and sometimes hands-on activities by local and visiting artists.


Open to the public: Classes and workshops in a variety of media run throughout the year giving NVAL members and guest artists an opportunity to share their particular art form with others. It is a time to learn, to create and enjoy the company of other artists.

Teach, Learn and Grow
Share and Socialize

Open Studio

NVAL has a wonderful studio located in the front portion of the Carter House Gallery. There is no charge for members to enjoy the studio, which offers a perfect place to create art. Members work on their art, share techniques and knowledge, socialize with other members and receive friendly and useful critique from fellow artists.

Children’s Art Programs

The League’s art program for children is an ongoing community activity put on in conjunction with the City of Redding’s Summer Recreation Program.  Kids supply the imagination, and accomplished artists from the League present the techniques for a variety of creative art projects.

Explore Art with Children

NVAL Carter House Gallery located in Caldwell Park, Redding, CA

North Valley Art League is an all volunteer, non-profit community of artists whose mission is to support artists and the visual arts in our community and the California North State. The League’s gallery is the historic Carter House located on the banks of the Sacramento River in Caldwell Park, Redding, California. Carter House Gallery provides an attractive, nurturing environment for many talented, experienced artists, as well as emerging new artists. Artistic learning, sharing and growth is fostered through our many programs.

Founded in 1979 by a group of eight local artists, the North Valley Art Legue now boasts a membership of over 250. The League hosts monthly member shows, featured artists shows and four annual juried shows. The Carter House gallery is adjacent to major recreational sites including the Sacramento River Trail, Turtle Bay Museum and Exploration Park, Botanical Gardens, and the Sundial Bridge.

Matson . Mowder . Howe . Celebration Garden

Adding to the natural beauty of the area around Carter House is the lovely Celebration Garden, with a variety of native plants, small walkways, and wide benches beneath the trees. Artists and visitors can relax and enjoy the views of the beautiful Sacramento River and Caldwell Park.