Three Galley Artists Juried into Magnum Opus!

We are so proud of three of our artists who were accepted into Magnum Opus XXIX Open International Juried Art Exhibit.  Three cheers for Sandy Delehanty,  Sandy Lindblad, and Chris Foster for their successful entries into this international exhibit! This exhibit will be at the Sacramento Fine Art Center from February 20 – March 18 with an Artists Reception Second Saturday March 10 from 5:30 – 8:30.  Here is a peek at their accepted artwork!


This painting is another of Sandy Delehanty’s poured watercolors.  Sandy created this from photos she took in Guatemala.  Title is CHICHICASTENANGO VENDOR, or as her husband calls it, “the pot lady”!


Chris Foster

Chris Foster’s acrylic painting is titled “Crow Talker”.

Sandy Lindblad’s pastel is titled, “Meeting of the Clan”.

Drop into our gallery, open every day of the week, to see more of these extraordinary artists’ works!


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February Brings Hearts and Flowers!

Hearts and Flowers Show
Just in time for Valentines Day! 
February is the month for love and the Auburn Old Town Gallery will be celebrating with art showcasing blooming flowers and hearts.
This show runs from February 1st-28th.  Come and find something for every valentine!
10 am – 6 pm Sunday – Wednesday
10 am – 9 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday.
Contact Jaime Baxter for more info:
Calla Lily, Susan Stoll
Calla Lily by Susan Stoll
flower vase, Lisa Bone
Flower Vase by Lisa Bone
Heart Pendant, Stacey LaMothe
Corrugated Heart Pendant by Stacey Lamothe
Love is All you need, Jessie Brooks
All You Need is Love by Jessie Brooks
Mischling Poppies, Matt Konar
Mischling Poppies by Matt Konar
Pink Rose Bunch, Darlene Riel
Pink Rose Bunch by Darlene Riel
Rose Cluster, Susan Polstra
Rose Cluster by Susan Polstra
Summer Basket, Juan Pena
Summer Basket by Juan Pena
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Welcome Acclaimed Watercolor Artist: Juan Pena

We are very pleased to announce that Juan Pena has joined our gallery!  Juan Pena, proficient in many painting media, is an award winning artist who is often sought and invited to display his work at a variety of shows, galleries, and museums. His watercolor, oil, pastel and pencil artwork are included in many private and corporate collections.  Juan is an internationally published artist.  His work appears in several issues of Splash.  His pencil work was published in “Strokes of Genius” by North Light books.

Please come visit our gallery and enjoy Juan’s beautiful watercolors!

Juan Pena Lands End California

Land’s End, California

Carbondale Creek

Carbondale Creek

Let the Sun Shine In

Let the Sun Shine In

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Merit Award for Sandy Lindblad!

Sandy Lindblad was honored with a Merit Award at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center’s “Animal House Exhibit”.  This pastel is titled, “Serenity” and can be viewed and is for sale at the fine arts center through January 28.  You can see more of Sandy’s pastels and acrylic paintings at our gallery!  We are very proud of all our award-winning artists!

Sandy Lindblad

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Congrats to Jane Markham!

Our wonderful woodworker, Jane Markham, was accepted into the Tempe Festival of the Arts in Arizona in December, 2017.  Out of 28 woodworkers Jane won an award for the best in her category!  Come in the gallery and see Jane’s beautiful wood pieces on display and for sale!
Jane Wells
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Huge Honors for Sandy Delehanty!

Our own, Sandy Delehanty’s painting,”Notre Dame”, has been accepted into the 151st Annual International Exhibition of the American Watercolor Society in New York City.  The exhibition is at the historic Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Avenue, New York City.  It has been Sandy’s goal for more than twenty years to be accepted into this juried competition since it is the most competitive and highly respected watercolor competition in the world.

Untitled, Fri Jan 27, 2017,  8:07:12 AM,  8C, 9000x10554,  (0+555), 150%, Repro 2.2 v2,  1/30 s, R30.8, G3.9, B12.5

“Visiting Paris in the summer of 2016 I did some sketches and took photos for paintings I would create when I returned home.  Thousands of artists have probably painted the Notre Dame so I wanted to paint this iconic building from a different point of view and use a unique palette and painting technique.  To get my source photo to work from, I walked along beside the Notre Dame holding my cell phone above my head and rotating it at different angles, not knowing what I would find in the resulting photos.  I particularly liked this angle.  I then created the painting with its unusual palette using a technique that involves pouring baths of liquid watercolor over the paper and using frisket to protect shapes.  I lost track of the number of layers of paint I bathed the paper with at somewhere around 25.  The creative process was great fun and I am so honored to have the painting chosen for this prestigious exhibition.”
Also, Sandy’s painting of a cow she met in a field in Northern France was awarded “Best of Show” in the “Animal House, It’s A Zoo Out There 13th Annual Animal Themed Exhibition” at the Sacramento Fine Art Center.  The painting, titled “Mademoiselle Moo” was also painted using the Poured Watercolor Technique.  The exhibition dates are January 3 – 28, 2018 and the Reception is January 13, from 5:30 – 8:30.
MADEMOISELLE M00 poured watercolor

MADEMOISELLE M00 poured watercolor

Huge congratulations to Sandy!  We are so proud of her and so fortunate to have Sandy as part of our wonderful gallery!

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Celebrate our New Artists of 2017!

In January we celebrate a new year and look back on the artists that have joined the gallery in 2017.

Come see the fantastic works of our new artists:

Gary Lord- ceramics

Phil Evans-metal and stone kinetic sculpture

Judy Butler- fused glass

Craig Telles-ceramics

Darlene Riel-photography

Jerianne Van Dijk-watercolor

Connie Rodriguez-acrylic and mixed media

 Show runs from January 1st-31st, 2018

 218 Washington Street,  Auburn, CA 95602


10 am – 6 pm Sunday –  Wednesday

10 am – 9 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday.

(530) 887-9150

Downhill Skier
 Downhill Skier by Phil Evans
French Toy Horse     
French Toy Horse by Darlene Riel
Sanctuary by Connie Rodriguez
Submarine by Judy Butler
Winter Stylin
Winter Stylin by Gary Lord
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“All Wrapped Up” at Auburn Old Town Gallery

In December the Auburn Old Town Gallery has your Christmas shopping “All Wrapped Up”!

This month we will be featuring Christmas themed art and ornaments alongside all of the other fantastic gift ideas that we carry all year long. Take care of all of your Christmas shopping with unique, one of a kind gifts for everyone!

Make sure to visit the gallery Friday, December 1st  from 6pm-8pm to have your very own Christmas tree ornaments personalized.  Cost: FREE !

218 Washington Street, Auburn, CA 95602

Hours:10 am – 6 pm Sunday – Wednesday

10 am – 9 pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday.

(530) 887-9150

Raku Lisa Bone

Raku Christmas Trees, Lisa Bone

Linda Miller

Ornaments by Linda Miller

Lori Humphrey

Mosaic Snowman by Lori Humphrey


Pysanky Eggs by Jaime Baxter


Penguin Judy Butler

Penguin and Baby by Judy Butler

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Chris Foster in “The Placer Principle” Show


Chris Foster has 3 paintings in the “Placer Principle” exhibit at the Blue Line Gallery (Roseville Arts).  This show runs through November 25th.  405 Vernon Street, Ste. 100, Roseville, CA.

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Placer Arts Studios Tour


There are 9 gallery artists participating in the Placer Arts Studios Tour coming soon on November 10-12!  This self-guided tour is free to all and maps can be obtained at our gallery or online at  You can see lots of the following artists’ works at the tour location numbers indicated below:

Diane Tharp #6A   Auburn  (watercolors)

Gary Lord #6B  Auburn (ceramics)

Sonja Hamilton #13   Auburn   (watercolors)

Rebecca Martinez  #18E    Auburn   (jewelry)

Keith Smith  #23D   Auburn   (batik scarves)

Merridee Joan Smith    #23E   Auburn   (batik apparel and wall art)

Sandy Delehanty  #23G   Auburn    (watercolor, acrylic and oil)

Patty Pieropan Dong   #24   Auburn   (acrylic, oil, block prints, assemblages)

Susan Stoll   #29A  Penryn    (photography)


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