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Current Events & Programs

Open Studio: End of Year 2023

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Past Events & Programs

Open Studio: Partnerships and Berklee
Saturday, May 20, 1-4pm
13427 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448


On The Road: Photography Show by William Mark Sommer
March 12 - April 15

Gallery Space
Chalk Hill Artist Residency13427 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Winter Open Studio
Sunday, December 4, 1-4pm
Chalk Hill Artist Residency13427 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Open Studio and Demos
Sunday, March 12, 1-4pm
Chalk Hill Artist Residency13427 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448


Spring Open Studio
Saturday, April 2, 1:00-4:00pm
Chalk Hill Artist Residency13427 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448


Dance Gone Wild

A Short Film Program
Presented in Partnership with
San Francisco Dance Film Festival
Saturday, December 11, 12:30-4:00pm

Screenings at 1:00pm & 2:30pm

Due to limited seating an RSVP is required

A group of dancers dressed in white and tan runs through a vast open field.
A female dancer dressed in a pink jacket and black pants leaps in a landscape of ice and snow.
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Chalk Hill Artist Residency is excited to share this new collaboration and to bring a compelling selection of short dance films from around the world to Warnecke Ranch & Vineyard!

These seven short films from the San Francisco Dance Film Festival will take you from the stunning red canyons of Southern Utah to the glaciers of Antarctica, as they explore human relationships to nature, awe-inspiring locations, and storytelling through movement. The program includes Wild, a new film created via a partnership between the Festival’s Co-Laboratory filmmaking project and Sonoma County environmental organization Landpaths. Join SFDFF Founder and Director of Programming Greta Schoenberg, now a Healdsburg resident, as she presents these unique films curated in partnership with Chalk Hill.

Screenings will begin promptly at 1:00 and 2:30pm and run about about 50 minutes.


Seating is limited, so please RSVP with the screening time you wish to attend.

Current COVID 19 safety guidelines will be followed.  

Suggested donation: $10 online or cash at door.

Harvest Open Studio
Featuring work by: Bianca Levan, Paula Bullwinkel, and Sheng Lor
Saturday, October 30, 1:00-4:00pm
Chalk Hill Artist Residency
13427 Chalk Hill Road, Healdsburg, CA 95448



Dyeing Flora
A Virtual Presentation and Q&A with Artist Sheng Lor

Wednesday, October 13, 5:00-6:00pm

Sheng Lor is a Hmong-American artist based in San Francisco, CA. Her process-driven practice combines thread, natural dyes, and visual language to explore new narratives through cloth.

Sheng came to Chalk Hill to embark on a new body of work Dyeing Flora, which she began by foraging local flora for dyes during her stay at the residency. This project is an inquiry into the impact of textile production on communities and the environment, by looking at the reverse; how the environment impacts the textile process. 
Sheng is now in the process of weaving a new piece using fiber she dyed during her exploration at Chalk Hill. This new work demonstrates the climate resiliency of certain sites based on their dyeing flora.

During her presentation, Sheng will talk about about this current project and her time at Chalk Hill Artist Residency, as well the broader scope of her work, and her inspirations. An artist Q&A will follow the presentation. 

Watch Recording Here

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