Author Archives: Bill Theis


Art Trails Open Studios 2019

Finally the wait was over and the Open Studios happened.  Many fantastic visitors came over the four days, new friends were made, great conversations and a few jokes told.  Now looking forward to the next […]

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Juried into “Abstract”

This was a tremendous exhibit and I’m very happy to get my work “Hood of Wrecked Truck”  included. One can see a dragon.. or just cracked paint.  This weathered truck hood lies on the shore […]

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Art Trails 2019 Preview Exhibits

I have work in 5 preview exhibits this year Sebastopol Center for the Arts: September 28 – October 21 Gallery One, Petaluma: September 8 – October 21 Corrick’s, Santa Rosa: September 7 – October 29 […]

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The Sonoma County Gazette reviews our Art at the Source studio

Jim Kelly from the Sonoma County Gazette reviews our studio for Art at the Source 2016  

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Juried into “Black & White with a hint of color”

  I have been honored to be accepted into this juried exhibition with the image ================================== Here I stand, making that photograph and others in Canyonlands National Park, White Rim Trail, 2018.  

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Review in the Sonoma County Gazette for 2018 Art Trails

a great review in the Sonoma County Gazette about my Art Trails show:  

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“Rustic America”

I just put up a new display today in the UPS store that runs through March at the UPS Store, which surprisingly has a gallery. It is entitled Rustic America Across this land are so […]

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I am a Guest Artist at Sebastopol Gallery

I have been invited to be a guest artist for Dec 2018 and Jan 2019 at the Sebastopol Gallery! I have quite a number of Images and notecards for sale. The theme is: “Cannot see […]

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Shanghai show

I was privileged to be among nine photographers highlighted in the “The American West Photography Exhibition” April 11-13, 2008.  This show was at the Shanghai Library which is the Chinese equivalent of the U.S. Library […]

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Part 3 of “The path to Open Studios: the how-to guide”: Publicity before the weekend

Part 1 was Intro.   Part 2 was the financial side of things.  To get the word out so that more people come and visit you, you need to begin accumulating a mailing list and […]

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Paul Mahder Gallery Art Trails Preview Exhibit

Art Trails Preview Exhibit was a great time! Thanks to Paul and John at the Paul Mahder Gallery, without whom this wouldn’t have happened. What a beautiful space! Preview Show Dates: Sept. 22 – Oct. […]

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Part 2 of “The path to Open Studios:  the how-to guide”: the financial side of things

Part 1 was Intro OK, this is a long, but hopefully thorough, post.  Not all these steps for doing open studios are necessary.  I just wanted to share how I handle money during these events, […]

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2nd Preview Exhibit at Gallery One in Petaluma

The second preview exhibit at Gallery One was a roaring success!  This is a great little gallery and it is highly recommended you stop by to see not just the Art Trails preview exhibit but […]

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Kickoff preview exhibits for Art Trails

Art Trails has kicked off! Corrick’s opened with a preview exhibit that was super well attended. Don’t worry if you missed it, they have a repeat October 5, 5-7pm! Please come. Food & wine! There […]

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Part 1 of “The path to Open Studios: the how-to guide”

I thought while this is fresh in my mind I would write down the things I am doing in preparation for Open Studios with both Art Trails and Art at the Source. Never mind for […]

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Selection into the International exhibit “Green” at Sebastopol Center for the Arts!

I had my art juried into “Green” at Sebastopol Center for the Arts! come & have a look! through Sunday, September 9 . — at Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Also I just realized that […]

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Photo Exhibition at Corrick’s for Art Trails artists

Corricks‘ at 637 Fourth St in downtown Santa Rosa champions Art Trails for Sonoma County.  As I am a new artist, they invited me to participate in an exhibit of Photographic and Digital Art featuring […]

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I have begun a Blog

A number of friends are unable to see my Facebook posts and rather than become involved with even more social media, I have started this Blog page on my site that will have the same […]

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