Category Archives: Fine Art

Fresh Awards 2018

Dear Art Lovers

SCA member Shelley Heffler has been selected to show her new body of work titled Anthropocene for the Fresh Awards Exhibition, 2018. This is a group show of nine artists who were selected from over 400 artist entries last year for the FRESH 2017 juried exhibition.  Jurors, Fatemeh Burnes and Peter Frank, selected the artists they agreed made a strong impact and best represented current ideas and trends in Contemporary Art.

May 26 – June 23, 2018

SoLA Gallery  3718 West Slauson Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90043
Opening Reception June 2nd, 4-7 pm

SoLA is open Saturdays, 1-5 or by appointment
Phone: (310) 429-0973
Email: southbaycontemporary@gmail.com

SCA Artists at the Sunset Beach Art Festival


“Forest Warning #3 Study”, 18″ x 18″, Acrylic on canvas, Thom Wright, 2018

SCA members Ron Howlett and Thom Wright’s paintings have been accepted for show at the Art Gallery of the Sunset Beach Art Festival. The Art Festival will be held on Mothers’ Day weekend, May 12 – 13, 10 am to 5 pm, located at the corner of 12th St. and North Pacific in Sunset Beach, next to Pacific Coast Highway. The festival also includes a large number of arts and crafts vendors along the green strip at North Pacific, and it attracts thousands of visitors every year.

CENTERED ON THE CENTER

HUNTINGTON BEACH ART CENTER PRESENTS
CENTERED ON THE CENTER

Thom Wright - Builder #2
Thom Wright – Builder #2

Opening Reception: January 27 | 6 – 9 pm
538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

391 works from 220 local artists, working in a variety of media and styles.

For over 23 years, Centered on the Center has promoted the mission of developing awareness, understanding, and appreciation of the visual arts. Many of the artists will be there and offer visitors a chance to chat with artists and art friends. All works presented are for sale with many opportunities for purchasing art at bargain prices to suit every taste and budget. 30% of sales goes to the art center and a cash bar and food area will also be there.

Included in this show are two paintings by Thom Wright, a long time member of the art center and regular contributor.

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This is a fun read from another artist contacted by him:
i couldn’t resist…

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