Welcome to The Studio Online
The Studio is a fine arts program for visionary artists.
The Studio is a place filled with light and color, where over fifty artists come to
freely express their creativity through art.
We provide a supportive and stimulating environment where our artists can express themselves using a variety of media.
The goals of The Studio are to help each person reach their highest level of artistic achievement and to encourage personal growth, self-reliance and self-esteem
through the creative process.
By professionally exhibiting and marketing
the artwork that is produced at The Studio, the program instills feelings of pride and
The art made at The Studio is never censored or criticized, and freedom of ideas, techniques and mediums is strongly encouraged.
The freedom at The Studio is what makes
the work created here inspiring, original and exciting.
Contact The Studio
We are located at 272 C Street in Eureka, California. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9am to 2pm.
We welcome visitors during our open hours.
We are funded by Redwood Coast Regional Center, sales of artwork, and community grants and donations.
The Studio is a program of Humboldt Community Access and Resource Center.
For more information, please call
707-443-1428 or send us an e-mail.
Current Exhibition November 7th - December 18th, 2015
Ken Waldvogel Solo Exhibition
The Studio and Cheri Blackerby Gallery are pleased to present Colorful Kaleidoscope, a solo exhibition by Ken Waldvogel.
Colorful Kaleidoscope is the first comprehensive solo exhibition of Ken Waldvogel, representing many years of dedicated artistic practice, with an emphasis on geometric, abstract paintings.
Abstract art, like music, has an ability to convey emotional or expressive feelings and ideas without reference to representational objects. The pictorial language of geometric abstraction is characterized by simple geometric shapes in abstract space, with an emphasis on color, form, and line.
The principles of geometric abstraction can be seen in the iconic paintings of Piet Mondrian (Dutch, 1872–1944) and Kazimir Malevich (Russian,1878–1935). Piet Mondrian expunged all references to the real world and methodically structured pictorial space exclusively using black vertical and horizontal lines and pure geometric forms in primary colors. Kazimir Malevich created compositions of elemental forms floating in white, unstructured space, striving to achieve a higher spiritual reality through abstract art.
As a contemporary artist working in the field of geometric abstraction, Ken Waldvogel transformed the tradition into his own artistic vocabulary. Creating geometric designs with a ruler, tracing shapes onto the canvas, and using his imagination to inspire freehand compositions, Ken realized he had a natural ability with color and found his individual, personal expression. Ken says, “With art, you can express so much with color and design. I use it to show my emotion. My interpretation of color and design allows me to discover my true self.”
As he progressed, Ken said “I began to see myself as a successful artist. Art has given me a sense of pride in what I can achieve. I have a new identity as an artist, rather than a person with a disability. My artwork allows me to show people that my disability doesn’t define me.”
Ken Waldvogel views himself as an artist who is interested in developing his talents and increasing his visibility in the local art community. Ken said, “If I had not been introduced to Art, I would not have found my true calling.”