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Featuring the work of Mel Lyons and James Melchert.

William Mel Lyons, Twister& Bill Lyons

Erecting Twister was an event in itself. Mel Lyons & William Wareham were reaching new heights with this piece. Once it was in place Mel checked each connection to be certain they were secure.

James Melchert & Jenny Bloomfield

Jenny Bloomfield assisted James Melchert with unpacking his work for the show.

Welcoming reception
In typical Siskiyou style our community gave a warm welcome to these Bay area artists.

James Melchert

James Melchert
James Melchert’s informative artist discussion provided an insight to his work.

OVER-under-3303 copy

Mel Lyons artist discussion

Mel Lyons explained the multiple meanings of the theme title OVER/under in his artist talk.

Russell Jones & Kathe Worsley
Russell Jones & Kathe Worsley with Melchert’s Ethiopia II.

Jenny's daughter & guests

Guests at opening reception
Gallery visitors explored the concept of OVER/under as they appreciated the context of the work.

Mel Lyons & William Wareham
Mel Lyons & curator of OVER/under, William Wareham

David Gochenour & Mel Lyons
David Gochenour & Mel Lyons observing Lyons’, Twister with Melchert’s Ethiopia I.

James Melchert and son Seth
James enjoyed time with his son, Seth and daughter-in-law, Caroline during the reception.


California Arts Council & National Endowment for the Arts

Funded in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency,
as well as the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


All photos on this page ©2016, Sharon LoMonaco


One Response

  1. Robert Poplack says:

    Looks like a great show. Hello to Bill Wareham and the rest of the gang.
    Robert Poplack