Calling All Artists!

Happy New Year!  Gallery Fifty-Five is currently seeking two member artists to join our Gallery!  We currently have an opening for a wall artist and a pedestal artist.  Please see our membership page for details.

Gallery Fifty-Five
307 Park Street, Suite 4, McCall
(Across Hwy 55 from My Father’s Place)

Gallery Fifty-Five, a thriving co-op art gallery in the heart of downtown McCall, welcomes applicants for an opening as a working member artist in 3D media.  For more information, please go to our Membership Page.

GALLERY FIFTY-FIVE, in McCall, Idaho, is a co-op gallery, currently of 17 artists, including painters, jewelers, ceramic, glass, wood and metal artists.  We strive to represent local artists of original works in a variety of media and styles.  The gallery also carries art prints, greeting cards and other gifts created by our artists.

WE HAVE MOVED!  As of May 1st, 2014, our new location is at 307 Park Street, Suite 4, which faces Highway 55, directly across from My Father’s Place in downtown McCall.

New Gallery-with sign

For sales inquiries and other gallery information, please see our CONTACT page.


Gallery Fifty-Five artist, Noreen Shanafelt, is offering a batik workshop in McCall at her cabin near the lake on Friday June 20th, 10:00am to 4:00pm,  if we can find enough interested participants.  Cost will be $40, to include all supplies.  Noreen is a talented artist, a long-time art teacher, with delightful energy and encouraging attitude.  Some of Noreen’s batik images are shown below.

Please RSVP to Claire at 315-2070 or clairer(at)frontiernet(dot)net  by June 10th to reserve your spot.  7 participants max.






McCall book artist, Mare Blocker, is included in the Idaho Triennial at the Boise Art Museum, which continues through April. Blocker’s book, Archive:threshold, is a series of responses to non-traditional photographs from the studio of Charly Bloomquist. Photographs and pages are marked with thread, needles, and wood.

Sixty five works by 40 Idaho artists were chosen by Juror  Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson,  the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum in Oregon. Blocker’s work was also chosen for the Boise Art Museum’s Benefit Gala Auction, A Sense of Art, Saturday, March 1, 2014. Mare is a member of MAC and Gallery 55 in McCall. She is also the President of the Book Arts Guild and on the Executive Board of the College Book Arts Association.

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“ICE” Theme Show

Our group show on the theme of “ICE”, featuring new works by Gallery Fifty-Five member artists will be hung by January 21st, 2012,  in time for McCall’s annual Winter Carnival (Jan. 27 – Feb. 5).   It has been cold and dry in McCall so far this winter, with lots of ice to inspire us.  Below are some of the completed pieces:

"Blue Topaz Ice Necklace", by Carolyn Beckwith

"The Frozen Payette", by Margery Layton, oil on canvas

"Swaravski Ice Necklace", by Carolyn Beckwith

"Lake Cascade Ice Fishing", by Alan Giltzow, earthenware & glass

"What Do You Think?", by Alan Giltzow, earthenware & glass

"Cold as Ice", by Kelly Beach, oil on canvas, 11" x 14"

"Glacier", by Laura Johnson, glass, 7" x 11" x 1/2"

"Blue Ice Payette", by Marcia Hietala, photograph

"Ice and Open Water", by Claire Remsberg, oil & alkyd on birch plywood, 12" x 9"

For sales inquiries and other gallery information, please see our CONTACT page.


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