F1rst Friday – Announcements

The F1rst Friday tradition continues online! See below for information.

Visalia has a virtual art hop!

Where to go:

As soon as Covid-19 restrictions permit, The Arts Consortium invites you to join us in Downtown Visalia as we celebrate local art and the performing arts! The Arts Consortium is temporarily closed, but our F1rst Friday tradition continues online! Join us on our YouTube channel:


F1rst Friday is a monthly event! Help us spread the word by telling your friends!

April, 2021

Arts Consortium

300 E. Oak Ave.

Rosalinda Alexander, Green Rose Productions – Virtual Show

The date is Friday, April 2nd, starting at 5:00 p.m. — Our F1rst Friday event this month will be a virtual show featuring artist, Rosalinda Alexander with Green Rose Productions.

Rosalinda is a Visalia artist, born and raised. Her passions include singing, writing plays, reading, and connecting with fellow creators. Rosalinda received her Bachelor’s in the Arts from Point Loma Nazarene University in 2007. She is a classically trained singer with hundreds of hours of performances under her belt. Rosalinda founded the nonprofit arts organization, Green Rose Productions with the mission of creating art that connects the patron to the divine, present moment. Green Rose Productions is the umbrella company for the band, Rosalinda and the PIMS, The Tree House show, and the Visalia Opera Company. Rosalinda has been creating productions since she was 5 years old and would like to continue creating art and helping others do so until she is 105.

For more information, go to: 
Rosalinda Alexander
Green Rose Productions


Patreon: www.patreon.com/rosalinda

Venmo: greenroseproductions

Join us on April 2nd at 5:00 p.m. online via YouTube on our Arts Consortium Facebook page or Instagram and enjoy the show! Here’s the direct link to the Arts Consortium’s YouTube channel: tinyurl.com/ACarts2020

The Arts Consortium gallery is currently closed for viewing until further notice. All F1rst Friday artwork will be available for viewing online.

Arts Visalia

214 E. Oak Ave.

Still Here – Jana Botkin – Virtual and Live Show

Seen and Unseen – The Art of Ricardo Favela – Virtual and Live Show

Arts Visalia’s exhibition for April is titled Still Here and features artist, Jana Botkin. The show runs March 31st – April 30th.

The Seen and Unseen – The Art of Ricardo Favela exhibition has been extended through April. The exhibition will honor the life’s work of Chicano Artist Ricardo Favela, and other Central Valley artists to bring awareness to the region’s rich cultural diversity. This exhibition will celebrate how Favela used his artistic voice to reflect the Chicano experience.

Private gallery viewing available by appointment Noon-5:00 p.m., Wednesdays-Saturdays at Arts Visalia Visual Art Center 214 E. Oak Ave., Visalia, CA 93292. Online Event: http://www.artsvisalia.org/virtual-tours/

For questions or to schedule a visit, please call us at 559-739-0905 or email artsvisalia@sbcglobal.net. You can also follow us on facebook and instagram or visit our website at www.artsvisalia.org for more information, and updates.

*Open Hours and in-person shopping times subject to change. Visit www.artsvisalia.org for updates and changes.

Arts Visalia’s Seen and Unseen – Ricardo Favela: Expressions of Chicano/a Art exhibit is featured on Channel 30 Action News! Be sure to check out the link: Gallery honoring Central Valley artist opens in Tulare County


117 S. Locust St.

Collaboration in Art – Virtual Show

The Brandon-Mitchell Gallery’s exhibition for April is “Collaboration in Art,” a collection of acrylics, ceramics and wall hangings by Colleen Mitchell-Veyna and Kelsey Gilles, plus beautiful framed rustic mini quilts made by Colleen’s mother, Jeanette Mitchell, and framed in rustic wood by Colleen and Kelsey.

CK Mural Team is a two-women team consisting of Colleen Mitchell-Veyna of Veyna Designs Studios and Kelsey Gilles of Puttin’ On The Paint. Together Colleen and Kelsey create many murals throughout the Valley and elsewhere. Colleen and Kelsey have been working together for seven years now. This show is a collaboration between the artists to show how two different styles can come together.

The Brandon-Mitchell Gallery is having virtual tours. To see shows online, visit www.brandonmitchellgallery.com .

The Creative Center

410 E. Race St.

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.thecreativecenter-visalia.org/

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