Jan 23, 2016
It’s a new year and I have been very busy since the last email update in December.
First, I want to invite you all to attend the Classic Photographs Los Angeles fair during the weekend of January 30 and 31st. The Alan Klotz Gallery will be exhibiting a few of my prints and they will have a stack of my new books!
New books? That’s right! I recently published my first book of photographs. They will be available to purchase for $20 from my new web store or from the Alan Klotz Gallery booth at Classic Photographs Los Angeles.
But that’s not the only book project I am a part of. A brief essay of mine will be published in the International Photography Annual 3. This third edition of the INPHA is a 132-page hardcover publication that includes 70 works by 54 artists from 5 countries. Click here to pre-order at a 10% discount.
If that wasn’t enough, I am the special guest in the first episode of “Real Art…Real Talk”, a YouTube program that focuses on thoughtful dialog about contemporary visual art. I can be seen reviewing the Mark Jenkins exhibition at the Fabien Castanier Gallery in Los Angeles by click this link here.
Thank you for supporting me and I hope you all have a great new year.
Dec 6, 2015
I am excited to once again exhibit my artwork at SPACE Pomona located at 250 W 2nd St. Pomona, California. The show is titled All or Nothing and is a LIFEWORK pop-up exhibition. Along with my own artwork the show will include works by Christina Angelina, Katie Blaine, Ray Young Chu, Christina Franco, MLN17, Johnny Quintanilla, Septerhed, Shrine and Yuki. The opening reception will take place Saturday, December 12th beginning at 6PM and I will give a performance at the at 7PM. If you are in the area please join us for the festivities.
I look forward to sharing my artwork with you.
Nov 29, 2015
Nov 28, 2015
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Nov 9, 2015
"Stare. It is the way to educate your eye, and more. Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long."
- Walker Evans
Oct 22, 2015
I realize it’s awfully late in the month for an October update but life gets in the way of well-intended plans. Before it’s too late, I would like to share with you an exhibition that I will be a part of in San Diego this Saturday. The show is titled “Size Matters” and will take place at the Low Gallery located at 1878 Main St. San Diego, CA, 92113. The exhibit, which includes photographic prints that measure10 inches wide or smaller, is a signature event during the 2015 Medium Festival of Photography. You are invited to join us at the opening reception this Saturday from 7-10 pm. I look forward to seeing you and catching up.
Sep 10, 2015
I’m excited to tell you that I will be a part of three group shows and three different states!
Starting in Chicago, Illinois. I will be in the exhibition titled ABSTRACT curated by Debra Klomp Ching from the Klompching Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. The opening reception is this Friday, September 11th from 6 to 9pm at Filter Space located at 1821 W. Hubbard St, suite 207. The exhibition is part of the Filter Photo Festival and will be on view until October 22nd. Please stop by if you’re in Chicago.
Opening the same night from 7 to 9pm in San Antonio, Texas is The Altered Landscape at Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery. This exhibition was curated by Tom Turner and is a FOTOSEPTIEMBRE event. FOTOSEPTIEMBRE is an International Photography Festival held in the San Antonio area and the Texas Hill Country. The exhibit will be on display from September 11th until the 30th and the gallery is located at 1704 Blanco Road, Suite 104, San Antonio, TX 78212.
Finally, on September 24th from 5 to 8pm at the New Wight Gallery I will be included the Fragment exhibition which was curated by UCLA Department of Art graduate students Kevin Buzzell, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, and Martyna Szczesna. The gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9am to 4:30pm and it is located at 1100 Broad Art Center, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (click here for driving directions). The show will be on display until October 8th.
Thank you for your support. I look forward to seeing you soon.
Aug 26, 2015
I would like to invite you to join me at this year’s GLAMFA opening reception this Sunday, August 30 from 4 to 8pm at California State University, Long Beach School of Art 1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90840. GLAMFA, (Greater Los Angeles MFA) is a survey exhibition curated by graduate students at CSULB, California State University Long Beach and I have several pieces on display. The exhibition will be on view from August 24th-September 3th, 12-5, M,Tu & Th with additional hours on Wednesday, from 12-7. For more information please visit these links. Click here, here and especially here.
Aug 17, 2015
I hope you’ve all been keeping cool because August has been slow and the heat’s been miserable.
I’m very excited because I’ve been preparing for a big September. Artwork has been packed; Fed Ex numbers have been recorded, and I’m looking forward to some great opportunities. More news will come next month but until then…
I would like to remind my Bay Area friends that the BOTANICA exhibit is still up at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek. The exhibition will be on view until September 6 and you can click this link for more information about the venue location, hours, and etcetera.
I would like to remind friends in Southern California that stepForward is also still on view at the CB1-G Gallery. We’ve had some distinguished visitors and very positive reviews so far. The gallery is open Wednesday through Saturday 12:30 to 5 PM. I’m at the gallery every Wednesday for the rest of this month so stop by and I’ll give you a personal tour. stepForward will be on display until Saturday, September 5 when there will be a closing reception party. CB1-G Gallery is located at 1923 S. Santa Fe Ave. in Los Angeles.