Jana Botkin | Cabin Art

A California Artist's Show-and-Tell

In addition to my studio, website, and at various shows, my work is available at six places in Tulare County. Each one has its own hours, style and personality. (The area code is 559 for all these places.)

Tulare County Barn (aka "Hay, A Barn")

Tulare County Barn, AKA “Hay, A Barn”, 10×10″, oil on wrapped canvas, $125

The Mural Gallery (no website!) is a little Exeter gallery showing and selling the work of the mural artists.  Full of mural mementos and original art at Tulare County prices. (read “VERY REASONABLE” or “SHOCKINGLY LOW FOR ORIGINAL ART”)

Hours: 7 days a week, 11-4; address: 204 Pine Street, Exeter  (next door to the Wildflower Cafe, so it appears to be on E St.)  phone: 592-3160.


Plum, 6×6″, oil on wrapped canvas, $40

Colors Art Gallery is chock-full of art by Three Rivers folks, and it is a delightful explosion of color. (duh)  Jeremy has years of experience at Pier One Imports, and it shows! He sells my 6×6 fruit paintings, a little local scenery,  and my cards.

Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 11-5; address: 41763 Sierra Drive, phone 561-4993.

crescent meadow

Crescent Meadow, reproduction of pencil with addition of colored pencil, 11×14″, $25

Red Barn Gifts in Three Rivers has prints of my pencil drawings This is another great little place for local art in Three Rivers. It is a big red barn (duh) behind Creekside Yarns, just upstream from Comfort Inn and Suites.

Call for hours; address: 40838 Sierra Drive, phone: 561-1031.

General Grant Tree notecard

General Grant Tree notecard, package of 6, 4-1/4 x 5-1/2″, $7.00

Arts Visalia features regular rotating exhibits by fine artists. In addition, they have a store which sells my pencil reproductions and cards.

Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 12-5:30; address: 214 E. Oak;  phone 739-0905.

Stollen with red bow and lace behind

Stollen, private collection

Reimer’s Candies and Gifts has carried my cards longer than any other current location. They also have some of my very earliest oil paintings in their ice cream shop. If you buy a box of candy to ship as a gift, it comes with a gift card that has my drawing on the front.

Days open change seasonally, but hours are always from 10-6. Address: 42375 Sierra Drive, Three Rivers;  phone  561-4576.

little oil painting of buck

Buck, 4×4″, oil on wrapped canvas, $35

Silver City Store is a seasonal store and restaurant, 4 miles below Mineral King. They sell original oil paintings that I specifically paint for them of Mineral King.

Hours: change with seasons (closed in the fall until Memorial Weekend); address: way up the Mineral King Road, on the left; phone 561-3223