Wednesday, July 22, 2015
I am enjoying participating in some group shows this year. I will be showing this Braille based painting, "Awe Some" at the San Diego Art Institute as it presents “(Con)text: Rethinking Language in Art” on July 25, 2015 at 6 pm in Balboa Park. It is a special treat to be in the re-vitalized SDAI.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
"(CON)TEXT: RETHINKING LANGUAGE
IN ART" OPENS AT SAN DIEGO ART
INSTITUTE JULY 25
The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) is pleased to present "(Con)text: Rethinking Language in Art" on July 25 at 6pm in Balboa Park.
This exhibition invited artists of all media in Southern California/Baja Norte to submit work incorporating text, language, coding, spoken word, literature, books, and other aesthetic materials into their work. The exhibition includes a special sound component by Suzanne Thorpe, an installation by SDAI's artist-in-residence Nina Preisendorfer, and performances by Arzu Ozkal and Perry Vasquez.
In tandem with this exhibition will be a youth art component by students from San Miguel Elementary in Lemon Grove, created through SDAI's in-school teaching artist program, a solo exhibition by Judith Parenio, as well as the unveiling of a large-scale installation by renowned artist Raul Guerrero.
Participating artists in "(Con)text: Rethinking Language in Art" are: Irene Abraham, Wick Alexander, James Anthony, Jon-Loren Bazan, Robin Bright, Colin Burns, Stefani Byrd, Kim Cruz, Kristina Bell Di Tullo, Patrick Donovan, Dani Dodge, Matt Dunn, Richard Gleaves, Marina Grize, Vijay Hingorani, Heidi Kayser, Kenny King, Alexander Kohnke, Stephanie Lindquist, Elena Lomakin, Omar Lopex, Andrew Mandinach, Chris Martino, Bhavna Mehta, Christian Michaels, Arzu Ozkal, Keith Parks, Shauna Peck, Robert Pendleton, Judy Pike, Nina Preisendorfer, Barbara Romain, Deanne Sabeck, Ned Snider, Cheryl Sorg, Vicki Teague-Cooper, Suzanne Thorpe, Bradley Tsalyuk and Corey Dunlap, Perry Vasquez, Tina Ybarra
The opening reception takes place at San Diego Art Institute, 1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101 from 6pm-8pm on Saturday, July 25. The exhibition will run until August 23. For more information, call SDAI at 619.236.0011.