The annual “Centered on the Center” exhibition at the Huntington Beach Art Center is an open show to the first 200 artists, and opens with a reception on Saturday, Jan 23, 6 – 9 pm. Thom Wright has entered two abstract paintings from his latest series entitled “Tectonic Episodes”. These are acrylic and oil on panel.
ART STATEMENT FOR “TECTONIC EPISODES”
California sits exposed and waits for the next great earthquake of the San Andreas Fault and all of its splinter faults in California. The earth’s tectonic plates in the athenosphere below the earth’s mantle push, shove and subside the continental plates that eventually burst and send vibration and volcanic forces across the earth. My paintings portray these tectonic events at the surface as abstract cataclysms and distortions of the global surface.
As part of a group show at the newest art gallery in Huntington Beach, the Rainwater Gallery, hosts an opening on Thursday evening, July 16, 6 – 9 pm. Located at 508 Main St., the gallery has a large beautiful space showing many art styles from local artists. This opening is also coordinated with the Artwalk Night of Huntington Beach, with many other participating artists, and with the Huntington Beach Art Center, showing the art of 25 members of their Artist’s Council. Live music and refreshments provided.
April 2 – 25, 2015 Opening Reception: Saturday, April 11, 6-9pm Closing Reception: Saturday, April 25, 6-9pm
CONTRASTS an exhibition of new work by two Southern California artists will be presented at 57 UNDERGROUND, a non-profit contemporary art gallery located downstairs at the dA Center for the Arts, 252-D South Main Street, Pomona, from April 2 to April 25, 2015. Desiree Engel will show new ceramic sculptures and Jim Dahl will exhibit paintings. The artists will be present during public receptions onSaturdays, April 11 & 25, from 6-9pm. The receptions are free of charge. Regular gallery hours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 12-4pm. This is what the artists say about their work: Continue reading Contrasts – Jam Dahl, Desiree Engel→