Posts Tagged ‘assemblageart’

     This week The Beat is getting ready for American Craft Week. We are joining in with over 25 other venues in our county and hundreds of others across the nation featuring crafters and their crafts that enrich our lives. Our feature artist/crafter will be Jackie Gardener, from the South Coast of Mendocino County. Jackie […]


     This month at the gallery we are focusing on our own works. After a fun summer of two great shows and new found artist friends, it’s time to hunker down and get ready for fall and the holiday season. Michael is ordering gift items for the gallery floor, we have purchased a few new […]


     What a month!  Just when you think you are in “greased grooves”…oh well, onward. The West Coast Assemblage Show is winding down. We want to thank all the pals and friends who came by, the show has been a great success. Had we have known what a splash this show would be for our […]


      Still getting ready for this show….West Coast Art Assemblage Show here at The Beat Gallery. At the left, is ‘Trustee From The Toolroom,’ from another of our artists, Victoria Roberts, from Sierra Madre. Victoria is highly influenced by the works of Joseph Cornell, and her works show it. The balance and thought put into […]


    In continuing a look at the artists represented at the West Coast Art Assemblage Show, here’s Hans Bruhner. We met Hans several years ago and have enjoyed his captivating personality and imaginative works ever since. Hans was born in Stockholm, Sweden. A self-taught photographer, he has remained on the art scene since the sixties, enjoying a “beat” aesthetic  that he brings […]


     So, all things assemblage at The Beat these days. We are trucking on down the path for the show in May. This should be really fun and inspiring. At the left is a piece from one of the participating artists, Chris Bales, titled: ‘Edifice.’ Chris has a great website of his works, http://www.christopherbales.com If […]


      The most fun thing to come in to the gallery in weeks got here yesterday. Michelle’s Attic Journals. Michelle tells a great story worthy of life out here on the West Coast edge: “Attic Journals began on a sleepy Saturday morning in 2004 when we happened upon a beautiful tattered book at a San […]