Julia Lucey 2023

Julia Lucey precisely cuts and layers her intricate aquatint etchings onto panel, creating a visually dense narrative. This new series expands her menagerie, exploring ideas of migration and invasive species amongst the plants and animals native to her home state of California. In a playful manner, Lucey’s work examines how the natural world coexists: predator vs prey, native vs invasive....   view video »

posted on 1/10/2023

   

America Martin 2022

America Martin is a Colombian-American fine artist based in Los Angeles and a rising star in the contemporary art world whose works have been shown in museum and gallery exhibitions nationwide. America describes herself as a painting anthropologist, working primarily with paint on canvas and paper t...   view video »

posted on 12/6/2022

   

Ellen Heck | Cornucopia

In this series, vases and vessels are modeled from math forms that deal with infinity, chaos, and origin. These jewel-toned, semi-surreal oil paintings contain layers of figuration under grand impasto still lifes, exploring visual metaphor and its role in revealing meaning through substitution....   view video »

posted on 11/9/2022

   

Carol Dawson | Monochromes | Oct 8-30

Dawson draws inspiration from the natural world, exploring the life cycles of flowers from their buds, infancies, blooms, and deaths. Only allowing herself to use at most three pigments in her works, she is intrigued with the idea of growth through restriction. This theme is also inherent in her use...   view video »

posted on 10/13/2022

   

Joyce Howell 2022 Solo Show

Howell’s palette is informed by nature and its flux between calm and chaos. She describes it as an ongoing conversation. Each color and mark applied to the canvas informs the next; colors give the impression of physical weight and become instruments, much as in a musical composition. As the ...   view video »

posted on 9/12/2022

   

Julie Maren: Spacious

Maren expands upon her use of negative space for this show, exploring boundaries and ideas of infinity. She is interested in the space in between, where transitions happen and where light comes through. In her installation series, Biophilia, each piece feels caught in a moment of almost cosmic motio...   view video »

posted on 8/9/2022

   

Anne Siems: Inked

An intimate series, Siems' exposed female figures are marked with tattoos of fables, myths and poems. Their body positions and baldness express a vulnerability not of victimhood but of strength and courage. Siems has digested the isolation, trauma and unpredictability of recent years and transformed...   view video »

posted on 7/11/2022

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