Locations Where Our

BAA Member’s Art

Can Be Viewed In And Around Bakersfield

Betty Younger Gallery in B of A Building the corner or Chester &Truxtun

Open on any First Friday's from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Call for interview to show and invitations to attend. (661)808-4148 or 831-2480  Gallery hours are daily 11 to 5 p.m. excluding Sundays and Mondays, Saturdays by appointment only. Members of the Bakersfield Art Association and the public are invited.”

 OTHER Art or Art Related locations

  Around Bakersfield

Bakersfield Museum of Art 1930 R Street

ART Around Town!

Art Center - Our own Bakersfield Art Association Member’s Gallery                             

At our location at 1607  19th Street.

HOURS: Mondays thru Fridays 11 to 5 pm *  First Fridays 11 to 9 pm *  Saturdays 11 to 4 pm Closed Sundays                                                                                       

Metro Galleries 1604 19th Street

Ice House Framing and Gallery 1610 19th Street

Todd Madigan Art Gallery at CSUB 9001 Stockdale Hwy.

Wire and Pearl 1911 17th St.

FIRST FRIDAY…..Every First Friday of each month. Centered around the intersection of 19th and Eye Street. Visit the indoor galleries and explore the street displays that line the sidewalks

Put on by Bakersfield Downtown Business Association

Art Council of Kern County 2000 K Street

Kern County Beale Library 701 Truxtun Ave.

Access Center 1330 Truxtun Ave. (661) 324-9000 Call for hours and days. Between Chester and L- across from Superior Court

NX Annex  3819 River Blvd. Across from the Panorama Bluffs and Green Lawn Cemetery

Frameworks 1020  18th Street

If you are a BAA member and would like to participate in any of these shows, please contact Charlotte White 661-330-2676 EVENINGS ONLY and also sign up at the Art Center in the Outside Satellite Shows Notebook. See “Call to Artist’s on the next page for more details.

GROUP SHOW, “Sun, Moon and Stars”

(by Norma Eaton)

The next group show is in July, “Sun, Moon & Stars” with a deadline for entries of Monday, June 11. Paintings/photographs of the sun, moon, stars, comets, meteors, milky way, etc or any composition including one or more of these are wanted.

See Art Though out California and the U.S.!  Check out this website

More Art Links

The Art Guide  Check out this website

The copyright of all paintings. Drawings and photographs shown on this site are owned and retained by the individual artists and the BAA. All rights reserved.

EVENTS Where Our BAA Member’s Art

Can Be Viewed

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Art for Healing at Mercy Hospital Downtown 2215 Truxtun Ave   (661) 632-5000

 Offering patients, families, and community members an opportunity to experience the healing benefits that may come from creative expression.


(by Charlotte White, Chairperson)


Attention artist who participate in the satellite shows. Please save the information cards for each painting you hang so that it will be available for the next show and saves on our having to order more cards and you having to fill out another card each time.

Bakersfield College Garden Fest. April 21st. Set up @ 8 a.m. & open for business at 9 a.m. Break down at 5 p.m. $10 participation fee. Must be willing to work all day, meeting the public & selling your art. 30% commission. Sign up in the notebook at the Art Center.

Wasco Rose Festival in October. Details to come

Fall Home & Garden Show, Kern County Fairgrounds. Oct. 19-21. Set up Thurs. Oct 18 5 pm, break down Sun. 5 pm. Must be willing to work 2 shifts. $10 participation fee. 30% commission. Only 8 artists, sign up in notebook at BAA.

Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, Board Room, SWC 18th & Eye Streets. Exhibitors March thru April: Norma Eaton, Laura Valen-zuela. 30% comm. (15% BCC & 15% BAA). Coordinator: Char-lotte White.

Covenant Coffee Shop, 1700 North Chester Avenue. Exhibitor March-April: Iva Fendrick. Contact Kay Hall, (324-0311) 30% comm. (20% CC & 10% BAA).

Dagny’s Coffee Company, BAA Art Gallery (1-man show), 1600 20th St. Mimi Placencia, Coordinator. April exhibitor: Char-lotte White. Contact Mimi to exhibit, 661-444-0186 or 30% commission (20% D & 10% BAA).

Dagny’s Coffee Company, BAA Art Gallery Annex, 1600 20th St. Coordinator, Mimi Placencia. Group show April-May theme “Music to My Ears” - Norma Eaton, Gigi Murray, Iva Fendrick, Mar-sha Black, Casey Hibbard, Cheri Sperl, David Kill, Rhonda Martin, Phyllis Oliver. 30% commission (20% D & 10% BAA).

Contact Mimi to exhibit at or 661-444-0186.

Guild House/BAA Art Gallery, 1905 18th St. Exhibitors March thru April “Beginnings, Spring is just one interpretation” - Marsha Black, Norma Neil, Linda Brown, Cheri Sperl, Shirley Rowles, Toni Lott & Annai Smith. Contact Norma Neil, Coordinator (204-4653 or; or Peggy Stannard (661-204-9184 or Comm. 30% (20% GH & 10% BAA).

Kern Literacy Council, 331 18th St. March thru April exhibitors: Patte Embrey, Roline Loung, Norma Eaton. To participate, sign up in Art Center notebook. Charlotte White, Coordinator; 30% comm. (15% KLC & 15% BAA).

Lorene’s Ranch Restaurant, 1531 23rd St. Toni Lott is exhibiting March thru April. Comm. 30% (15% L & 15% BAA). Toni Lott, Co-ordinator. Contact Toni to exhibit.

Nature’s Market and Juice Bar, in front portion of Henley Building on “H” St. March thru April exhibitor: Marsha Black. Patte Embry, Coordinator. Comm. 30% (15% NM&JB & 15% BAA).

Narducci’s Burgers & Italian Ice, 21st & O St. Exhibitors March—April: Charlotte White, Todd Thorpe, Jim Bates, Patti /Doolittle, Jennifer Shrader. Jim Bates Coordinator. 30% commission (15% Narducci’s, 15% BAA)

Stars Theater/BAA Art Gallery, 1931 Chester Avenue. March thru April exhibitors: Patti Doolittle, Iva Fendrick, Deborah Cooper, Mar-sha Black, Charlotte White, Laura Valenzuela, Jennifer Shrader. Call Patti Doolittle (589-9059) to participate in future shows. Comm. 30% (15% S & 15% BAA).

Sub Station Downtown, 1605 20th St. Patte Embrey will exhibit March-April. Owner requests paintings of downtown area only. Comm. 30% (15% SS & 15% BAA). Coordinator: Marsha Black.

Toss It Salad Bar, 1917 Eye St. March-April Exhibitor: Todd Thorpe. Coordinator: Charlotte White. 30% commission (15% Toss It, 15% BAA)

Epic Jet Center, 1105 Douglas. Group show featuring Iva Fendrick, Ann Sullivan, Patti Doolittle and Charlotte White. Iva and Charlotte co-coordinators (30% comm. BAA). Semi-permanent exhibit.

Kern Literacy Council, 331 18th St. Iva Fendrick, Marsha Black, and Jounghee Emily Won, to exhibit November thru De- cember. To participate, sign up in Art Center notebook. Char- lotte White, Coordinator; 30% comm. (15% KLC & 15% BAA).

 Lorene’s Ranch Restaurant, 1531 23rd St. Marsha Black exhibiting November thru December. Comm. 30% (15% L & 15% BAA). Toni Lott, Coordinator. Contact Toni to exhibit.

 Nature’s Market and Juice Bar, in front portion of Henley Building on “H” St. Mimi Placencia and Kay Hall exhibiting No- vember thru December. Charlotte White, Coordinator. Comm. 30% (15% NM&JB & 15% BAA).

Reactivated, Stars West, 2756 Mosasco Street, 93312. Exhibitors November thru December: Marsha Black, Patti Doolit- tle, Phyllis Oliver . Marsha Black, Coordinator. Call Marsha or sign up in Art Center notebook; 30% comm. (15% SW & 15% BAA).

Stars Theatre/BAA Art Gallery, 1931 Chester Avenue. Exhibiting through November 20: Patti Doolittle, Iva Fendrick, Patte Embrey, Phyllis Oliver, Laura Valenzuela, Norma Eaton & Joyce Umfress. Call Patti to participate in future shows. Com- mission 30% (15% S & 15% BAA).

Southern California Art Museums and Galleries

Pasadena Museum of California Art

Museum of Latin American Art

Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Orange County Museum of Art

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Laguna Art Museum

The Getty

The Autry Museum of the American West

The Broad

Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena)

Art Center College of Art and Design:  Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery (Pasadena)

USC Pacific Asia Museum (Pasadena)

Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena 

The Huntington in San Marino

Fowler Museum at UCLA


Hammer Museum at UCLA

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College (Claremont)

Pomona College Museum of Art (Claremont)

AMOCA - American Museum of Ceramic Art (Pomona)

Long Beach Museum of Art

MEET THE ARTIST, Charlotte White

Dagny’s BAA Art Gallery 1600 20th Street.

Charlotte White

Oil paintings by Charlotte White will be the featured art at the Dagny’s BAA Gallery through April . Charlotte paints local Bakersfield and California scenes, making her show a delight for local patrons to view. Meet the artist on Friday, April 6, from 6 to 8 pm.