MARCH ART TALK Friday, MARCH 12, 6:30 pm

The Willits Center for the Arts presents Baroque Part II Art Talk.  We spent last month going over southern Europe and some Baroque artists.  In this presentation, we will look to the North of Europe and take a look at the Golden Age of Dutch Paintings.  Experience some of the most extraordinary masterpieces of the 17th century.  Rembrandt, Vermeer, Franz Hals and others.


Grab a cocktail or a glass of wine and join us on Friday, March 12th at 6:30 pm.

Zoom link:

Meeting ID867 7470 9687 Passcode  658712


Willits Center for the Arts is pleased to present paintings by Laura Corben, JJ Crashbang and Truth Bombs, an installation by Jeanne Jesse.


Laura Corben earned a BFA at San Jose State University, then was a high school and college instructor near the Bay Area. A sabbatical year was an opportunity for another long journey around the world. Now settled in Mendocino county, her art reflects her rural surroundings and love of Nature. Dozens of sketchbooks attest to other travels and life experiences. She works primarily in watercolor, gouache, and acrylic.


JJ Crashbang went to Langara College in Vancouver.  There he was able to engage in his passion for the visual arts. He eventually found his way to Mendocino County where he taught and performed and created art.  All along he painted, sketched, did ceramics, built props, made costumes, whatever came to mind. In the past year, motivated by the necessities of the pandemic confinement, he took on a new unexplored focus, landscape painting.

Jeanne Jesse has been studying and working as an artist since the early 90's. She began with photography but landed on painting as her main medium. Her current bodies of work explore Lucid and Modern Art. Jeanne has also worked as a professional muralist for the last 16 years. Her education includes a B.F.A. from the San Kennedy University in Arts & Consciousness. Jeanne travels throughout the Bay Area painting murals, commissioned artwork and custom decorative finishes through her company Lakeshore Art Studios. She continues to develop her own bodies of work as well.

Stop in to see the show, March 5th through March 28th. Fridays through Sundays from 11 am until 5 pm. 

Be sure to check out the Online Gallery celebrating Mendocino Artists. 50 artists offer over 400 unique items for sale. There are some great gifts here to browse through.

The current Photo Show is open now through February. 

We are pleased to announce the WCA galleries have reopened. Only 6 people will be allowed in the gallery at one time.  Masks are mandatory.  We will be open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 11 am until 5 pm.

Laura Corben, JJ Crashbang and an installation by Jeanne Jesse

Open March 5 through the 28th


Postponed due to COVID-19

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PO Box 503

Willits, CA 95490

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Bobbi Hegeler