Framed Artwork Exhibit

Current Exhibit

August 3 – 27, 2022


Lauren Forcella, Featured Artist
&  NVAL Member Show

Reception, Friday, August 5, 5pm to 7pm

Lauren Forcella is a self-taught artist with a unique style who focuses on vivid, impressionistic landscapes. She is both accomplished and successful, having exhibited her art in multiple galleries.

Lauren Forcella
Lauren Forcella
Lauren Forcella
Lauren Forcella

NVAL Member Show Sampling

Lynne Pearson
Joanne Lobeski Snyder
J. Shea
Deborah Curtis
Marla Nolan
Marietta Modl
Debbie Wood
Linda Campanella
Andrew Jessen
J. L. Long
Gregory Moll
Bonnie Lampley
Chuck Prudhomme



UPCOMING WORKSHOPS  See below — Look for more in the months ahead!


Online Entry Only –  Open Now.   Deadline:  Thurs, Aug 18.  Online digital entries   Click here for details.

REDDING CITY HALL SHOW – Four months starting Tues, Aug 23. 

Future City Hall exhibits will be four months each, three shows per year. 

  • Intake of accepted work is at NVAL, Wed, Aug 10 – Sat, Aug 13. 
  • Current Redding City Hall Show – Pick up work from Apr – Aug Show at Redding City Hall Community Services Office, 2nd floor, Wed Aug 17 – Fri, Aug 20.

NEW!  Monthly Class – 2nd Sundays with Chuck Prudhomme

Learn to Paint an Impressionistic Painting from a Photo” 

Bring your own photo or let Chuck provide one for you!

Class starts Sunday, August 14

12 to 4pm at NVAL Carter House Gallery
Cost $40 per student

Click Here for additional details

Chuck Prudhomme

Alcohol Ink Workshop with Kathleen Evans

The Alcohol Ink Workshop is designed to introduce and familiarize artists with the delightful properties and effects that are unique to the medium.

Three days, Thurs-Sat, August 18-20 at Kathleen’s studio in Igo  

Cost $150 per student, $185 for non-members. 

Click Here for additional details and signup!
Artwork by Kathleen Evans

Anne Leveque Workshop  “ CRACKING THE CODE/and Make Over Again and Again”

Two days,  Sat and Sun, Sept 24-25 at the Old Redding Teen Center in Caldwell Park.  Cost $250 per student, $285 for non-members. 

Fee Change:   Anne will bring all non-toxic chemical code changers.  She has requested an additional $20 supply fee to cover the cost of these chemicals. The fee will be collected the first day of the workshop. Payment by check or cash.

Pre Class PREP WORK Required

Click Here for additional details and signup!
Artwork by Anne Leveque

Anne is a gifted abstract artist who utilizes large canvases to produce stunningly luminous paintings.

Winner 2018 "Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now" by Aaron Burks, Gridley, CA

NVAL North State Painting Show 2022

Best of Show - Denise Granger-Kerbs

NVAL Small Painting Show

2019 Best of Show Sundial Morning by Chuck Prudhomme
First Place - Stephanie Luke, Cottonwood, 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 Shop 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 League 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.