'Quilting is Art' at the Framery & Fine Art Gallery in October 2010

by Robin Schroeder 30. September 2010 04:53

The Framery and Fine Art Gallery is proud to present:
Quilting is Art
Featuring 'Quilts on the Wall', Fiber Artists

Show runs: October 6-30, 2010
Reception: Saturday, October 9, 3-6pm
Demonstrations: Saturday, October 23, 3-6pm

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Don't Miss: 'WINGS' at the Whittier Art Gallery through October 3, 2010

by Robin Schroeder 28. September 2010 17:44

At the Whittier Art Gallery
Extended Gallery Hours: October 1, 5-8pm

Featured Artist: Carol Neideffer
In case you missed the awards and reception:
The Janet Church Excellence in Oil Painting Award was presented to: Mark Frederickson
The Madi Comfort Excellence in Acrylic Painting Award was presented to: Phyllis Griffin

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Pictures from the 'Wings' Show at the Whittier Art Gallery, September 2010

by Robin Schroeder 22. September 2010 05:26

Don't miss the beautiful variety of media at the Whittier Art Gallery's "Wings" Show. Enjoy the oil and water color paintings, fiber arts, sculpture, clay work, photography, jewelry, mosaics, and much more. Come and see the beautiful wire sculptures of the Featured Artist, Carol Neideffer! Show runs until October 3, 2010

Bye-Bye-Blackbird by WhittierArtists.com artist Sue Helms

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'Realization' by Dennis McGonagle at the Shannon Center Sept - Nov 2010

by Robin Schroeder 21. September 2010 17:51

Well-known local muralist, plein air natural landscape and urban landscape artist, poet and elementary school teacher extrordinaire Dennis McGonagle is currently showing his latest work at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts Lobby Gallery. DON'T MISS IT!

For more of Dennis' work, thesis and all kinds of stuff, visit McGonagle Studio, Dennis' website: http://www.mcgonaglestudio.com/ or Dennis' WhittierArtists.com page or look for Dennis on facebook!

Show Runs: September 22 - November 24, 2010
Reception: Sunday, October 10, 2010 3-5pm
Lobby Hours: Mon-Fri 11am-4pm

Shannon Center, Whittier College
6760 Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA 90608

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'Journey of a Fiber Artist', Works by Jeanette Kelly at the Whittier Central Library, October 2010

by Robin Schroeder 19. September 2010 18:20

The City of Whittier Central Library Poudly Presents:
Journey of a Fiber Artist works by Jeanette Kelly

On display in the Nixon Room are examples of jewelry, clothing, figurative and wall pieces spanning the 20 years Jeanette Kelly has created with fiber. This is a MUST SEE show!
For more of Jeanette's work, please visit Jeanette Kelly's page at WhittierArtists.com

Show Runs: October 4-29, 2010
Reception: October 9th, 2-4pm
Location: Whittier Central Library
7344 S. Washington Ave., Whittier CA

Demonstrations for the WhittierArtists.com: Divergent Perspectives Show!

by Robin Schroeder 18. September 2010 04:59

WhittierArtists.com is very proud to present:
Divergent Perspectives
During the month of October 2010 at the Pomona Progress Space Gallery

Demonstrations: October 16, 2010 12-4pm
By Lisa Keffer-Ruiz, Luis Vega, Jeanette Kelly, Maud Aretz and Donna Larson

Featuring Artwork By:
Maud Aretz - Fiber/Montage
Sue Helms - Glass Mosaic
Lisa Keffer-Ruiz - Jewelry, Acrylic on Fabric
Jeanette Kelly - Fiber Arts
Donna Larson - Watercolor
Holly Overin - Oil
Vicki Schramm - Acrylic & Casein
Robin Schroeder - Photography
Luis Vega - Mixed Media
Marty Wilson - Watercolor
WhittierArtists.com: Divergent Perspectives at the Progress Space Gallery in Pomona, CA in October 2010

WHERE: Pomona Space Gallery in the Pomona Arts Colony
300 South Thomas Street, Pomona, CA 91766
In the basement of the historic Progress Bulletin Building directly accross from the Pomona Valley Art Association's Gallery SoHo
SHOW RUNS: October 7 - 31, 2010
GALLERY HOURS: Thurs - Sun 11am - 4pm
RECEPTION: Sat. October 9, 6-10pm
The Pomona Artwalk is held on the second and last Saturday of each month (October 9th and 30th) and includes the Progress Space gallery as well as a number of other nearby galleries. If you have never been, it is certainly time to check it out!


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Greg J. Hayes at the Greenleaf Gallery

by Robin Schroeder 14. September 2010 05:09

Any of These (or Others Like These)

Exhibition Dates: August 23–October 8, 2010
Artist Talk: Thursday, October 7 at 5:15pm
Closing Reception: Thursday, October 7 from 6:00-8:00pm

Gallery: 13406 Philadelphia St, Whittier, CA 90603, 562.907.4200, M-F, 9:30am to 5:00pm

The Whittier College Greenleaf Gallery is pleased to present Any of These (or Others Like These), a solo exhibition of artwork by Greg J. Hayes. Hayes is a Los Angeles based artist who studied for a year at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston before receiving his MFA from the California Institute of the Arts in 2010. In recent years, he has exhibited work in in Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego and Troy, NY, and images from his current body of work will be on display in the GLAMFA exhibition at Cal State Long Beach through mid-September. This Fall, Hayes will be an artist-in-residence at the Cultural Center at Eagle Hill in Massachusetts.

Artist’s Statement:
My practice is based on the idea that art making is a way of thinking. The process is a space for contemplation outside of and in addition to the thoughts necessary to complete the act. At the core of this practice is an insistent investigation of time and experience through the unique conditions of photography.

Any of These (or Others Like These) involves the reorganization of photography’s hierarchy by using the depth and duration of my attention instead of light and movement as guides to exposure, thus prioritizing film’s capability as a recorder of time over that of a depicter of space. Made at various sites on large-format color negative film, these photographs are traditionally called time exposures – the duration of each determined by how long I linger.

The potential for making a photograph necessarily exists at all times and places; the locations where the photographs begin are important only in their non-specificity. See Also – the body of work from which Any of These draws – builds on the idea that not only is a photograph a way of thinking, but a negative is also a container for time. In making this work, I am clearing personal spaces in an otherwise cluttered social terrain – short stops within a moving system. The prints produced are the final stages of photographs, their quality and reproducibility independent of their roles.

In conjunction with this image work, I have been developing a text piece that shares its name with the greater body of work, and theorizes a photographic ontology. The contents of this booklet challenge ways of knowing and reading a photograph, and impel a reconsideration of time spent. Its current form is that of a proposal, encouraging readers to ask themselves, “what can(‘t) be seen in a photograph?” Together, the photographs and the text engage questions about the implications of idleness while maintaining an emphasis on photographic inquiry and the conditions of perception.

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'California Treasures' at the Framery & Fine Art Gallery

by Robin Schroeder 9. September 2010 05:56

California Treasures

Color Photography Exhibit

Show Runs: September 4-30, 2010
Reception: Sat. September 11, 3-6pm
Artist's Demonstration: 4-5pm

Featured Artists:
David Baile
Michelle Carrillo
John A. Leon
Jeff Lough
Peter Margosian
Rebecca Merlino
Brent Neumann
Jose Rodriguez

The Framery and Fine Art Gallery
13105 Whittier Blvd.
Whittier, California 90602
(562) 693-5714

Hours of Operation
Tuesday-Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-5pm

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Whittier Artists Welcomes Luis Vega!

by Robin Schroeder 7. September 2010 18:19

WhittierArtists.com Welcomes Luis Vega!

Luis is a local high school art teacher with an amazing talent for mixed media sculpture and print making. He will be joining the other Whittier Artists for the WhittierArtists.com: Divergent Perspectives show in October at the Pomona Progress Space Gallery in the Pomona Arts Colony. Click here for more info on this show
Read more about Luis Vega, his work and inspirations here:

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'Wings' Juried Show at the Whittier Art Gallery, September 2010

by Robin Schroeder 3. September 2010 07:08

"W I N G S"

September Juried Show
Sept. 8 - Oct. 3, 2010
Reception & Awards: Sept. 18: 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

"Wings" the theme can be anything from bird to buffalo, angel to airplane, fairy to flights of fancy. Whatever has the feel of flight. Let your imagination soar.
All media is encouraged. This is an open show.
Gallery rules apply to all work. Please phone the Gallery for entry regulations.
Pat Brown 562-698-8710
Featured Artist for the "Wings" Exhibit: Carol Neideffer

Ernest Lacy, Judge for this "Wings" exhibit at the Gallery was the featured artist at the last Hillcrest Art Festival in February, 2010. At his first retrospective in 2009 at the Lev Moross Gallery they stated that Ernest was "... a prolific and multi-talented septuagenarian master colorist, visual organizer and painter of nature in the Cezanne tradition, whose stunningly varied and consistently accomplished body of work conveys an equal measure of fluency with oils, acrylics, watercolors, and pastels. " .... a satisfying adventure that traces the full developmental trajectory of an important voice in 20th century American art."

Lacy is represented at:
Art Territory International/Lev Moross. 3525 Jack Northrop Ave, # 12A, Hawthorne, California, 90250 &
The Gallery on Glassel. 115 North Glassel, Orange, California, 92866

Gallery hours extended for this exhibit on four Fridays: Sept. 10,17, 24 & Oct. 1 until 8:00 p.m.
September 8 - Exhibit opens
September 17 - Friday: Speaker Program
September 18 - Saturday from 3:00 to 6:00 Awards Ceremony and Reception
October 1 - Friday Hours until 8:00 p.m.
Bring your Bird for the evening!

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