I'm getting ready for my next exhibition coming up in August with @sappycheuk. Photo paper in the sunlight and developer in the spray bottle. Making cochinadas. #abstractphoto #analogphotography

Mother's growing collection of my my publications.

My mother claims not to be a musician but then leads the church bell choir to some avant-garde arrangements. I'm proud of you mom. #happyfathersday

Dear social media friends. I am working on a new project that will require water from the  Genesee river in  Rochester, NY. Does anyone know someone who can bottle some water and mail it to me in California by August 4th? This is a paying gig. Please DM me. Thank you in advance. #cameralessphotography #help #rochesterny #rochester #genesee #geneseeriver #geneseerivertrail #kodak

The struggle is real. See the full clip at www.AndrewKThompson.net @cacttus_lb #andrewkthompson #soundart #cameralessphotography #abstract

Better late than never! Big thank you'd go out to Jorgre @cacttus_lb and Dominic @domomnom. View the entire video at www.AndrewKThompson.net #cameralessphotography #soundart #andrewkthompson

Check out the one footer into the first turn and the sweet line down the third straight! #flexing #applevalleybmx

I survived more than anything.

#ooohyeah

Yabba dabba doo.

Go see Automatic Midnight today at C.A.C.t.T.U.S. LB

Check out my solo exhibition Automatic Midnight this week at
C A C t T U S / Creative Arts Coalition to Transform Urban Space
326 Elm Ave, Long Beach, California 90802

#andrewkthompson #abstract #cameralessphotography #soundart

Contact Cacttuslb@gmail.com for appointments. @cacttus_lb #andrewkthompson #cameralessphotography #lightandsound

@thehealthyjunk after waiting FOR EVER for their amazing vegan food, The Healthy Junk gave me the wrong parking validation. So F'ing annoying!!!!

@thehealthyjunk Amazing food! Slow ass service. Been more than 20 minutes still haven't gotten all our stuff. Good thing the food is worth it.

Willie Nelson on the heart, Lynda Benglis on the mind. @cacttus_lb #andrewkthompson #abstract #sculpture #chemigram #soundart

Tomorrow night! @cacttus_lb #andrewkthompson #abstract #sculpture #chemigram #soundart

Ready to install tomorrow. @cacttus_lb #andrewkthompson #abstract #chemigram #sculpture

Hello Friends,

I hope you can join me this Saturday, May 13th for my latest solo exhibition. 
Andrew K. Thompson’s first solo exhibition at C.A.C.t.T.U.S. Long Beach (326 Elm Ave. Long Beach, CA 90802) draws inspiration from Surrealist automatism, Aleatoric music and photographic elements to create an open-ended interaction between light, sound and audience. The result will be an Exquisite Corpse of sound that will be in a constant state of presence. 
In the storefront windows of C.A.C.t.T.U.S. are two sound sculptures that translate ambient light into sound. Each sculpture is actively reading and transmitting sound twenty-four hours a day for the entire length of the exhibition. The chance sound composition will be determined by the amount and quality of light at any given time. A third sound sculpture placed in the exhibition area may be triggered by audience interaction. 
Included in this exhibition is a selection of Thompson’s mesmerizing color chemigrams. Chemigrams are as close to Surrealist automatic drawing as a photographer can get by applying photographic chemistry onto to an exposed sheet of photo paper. Thompson veers in a different direction by removing layers of photographic emulsion with chemicals and marking devices like a sponge or a wire brush. 
In Automatic Midnight, Thompson presents possibilities without answers or expectations. The audience will be invited to be a part of the creation of chance sound compositions that will lead into unexpected territory while viewing color photographs also made by chance.  #analogphotography #andrewkthompson #abstract #chemigram

Hello Friends, I hope you can join me this Saturday, May 13th for my latest solo exhibition. Andrew K. Thompson’s first solo exhibition at C.A.C.t.T.U.S. Long Beach (326 Elm Ave. Long Beach, CA 90802) draws inspiration from Surrealist automatism, Aleatoric music and photographic elements to create an open-ended interaction between light, sound and audience. The result will be an Exquisite Corpse of sound that will be in a constant state of presence. In the storefront windows of C.A.C.t.T.U.S. are two sound sculptures that translate ambient light into sound. Each sculpture is actively reading and transmitting sound twenty-four hours a day for the entire length of the exhibition. The chance sound composition will be determined by the amount and quality of light at any given time. A third sound sculpture placed in the exhibition area may be triggered by audience interaction. Included in this exhibition is a selection of Thompson’s mesmerizing color chemigrams. Chemigrams are as close to Surrealist automatic drawing as a photographer can get by applying photographic chemistry onto to an exposed sheet of photo paper. Thompson veers in a different direction by removing layers of photographic emulsion with chemicals and marking devices like a sponge or a wire brush. In Automatic Midnight, Thompson presents possibilities without answers or expectations. The audience will be invited to be a part of the creation of chance sound compositions that will lead into unexpected territory while viewing color photographs also made by chance. #analogphotography #andrewkthompson #abstract #chemigram

Save the date. Saturday, May 13th in Long Beach 
Automatic Midnight ​Andrew K. Thompson’s first solo exhibition at C.A.C.t.T.U.S. Long Beach titled Automatic Midnight draws inspiration from Surrealist automatism, Aleatoric music, and photographic elements to create an open-ended interaction between light, sound, and audience. The result will culminate in a collaborative Exquisite Corpse of sound that will remain present throughout the duration of the exhibition.
​In the storefront windows and exhibition area of C.A.C.t.T.U.S. there will be sculptures that translate ambient light into sound. Each sculpture will be actively reading and transmitting sound twenty-four hours a day for the entire length of the exhibition. The chance sound composition will be determined by the amount and quality of light at any given time.
​Also included in this exhibition will be a selection of Thompson’s dynamic color chemigrams. Chemigrams are as close to Surrealist automatic drawing as a photographer can get by applying photographic chemistry onto to an exposed sheet of photo paper. Thompson veers in a different direction by removing layers of photographic emulsion with chemicals and marking devices such as a sponge or a wire brush.
Through the incorporation of unknown elements and chance occurrences, Automatic Midnight seeks to underline the possibility and potential within compositions that lead to unexpected territory. #andrewkthompson #analogphotography #abstract

I was asked to consider the question,

My work in conversation with history. Top, William Henry Jackson dated 1902. Bottom, Auguste Salzmann dated 1854. @klotzgallery Today is the last day to see the show. #aipadphotographyshow #andrewkthompson #aipad #klotzgallery

A small selection of my abstract artwork @gallery1of1. #aipadphotographyshow #andrewkthompson

Reading on the subway is one of the top 3 things I miss about living in New York. #knowlegdeisforcutting

The

CLV Art Services hook it up! Best in NYC. #aipadphotographyshow #andrewkthompson

#aggalerie #aipadphotographyshow

Probably the most powerful statement at AIPAD this year? #aggalerie #aipadphotographyshow #travelban

I got to see one of San Bernardino's finest exports before the show closes. #paulmpagisepuya #andrewkthompson #sanbernardino #sanbernardinophotographer

I went to pay the framer in Chelsea and the assistant complimented me on my artwork.

First stop Go! Go! Curry. Next Chelsea then AIPAD.

Kiss California goodbye. #aipad #andrewkthompson

Feeding the Kreonite getting ready for my solo exhibition @cacttus_lb opening Saturday May 13. #andrewkthompson #cacttuslb

This is the last weekend to see my two person exhibition with Michelle Cade that was curated by Thomas McGovern @space_gallery_claremont. The work comes down this Tuesday before I head to NYC for @aipadphoto #andrewkthompson #michellecade #thomasmcgovern #spacegalleryclaremont

Preliminary sketches for my solos exhibition @cacttus_lb on May 13th. #andrewkthompson

Just a reminder that my exhibition with Michelle Cade is open @space_gallery_claremont until the end of this month. Go see it while it's still up! #andrewkthompson #michellecade #thomasmcgovern #spacegalleryclaremont nt

Right now. @cacttus_lb

You are invited to another busy weekend of art exhibitions with AKT. 
Tonight I'll be at Creative Arts Coalition to Transform Urban Space (C.A.C.t.T.U.S.) 326 Elm Ave in Long Beach CA from 6-10PM displaying one of my non-representational photographs as a teaser for an exhibition there next month during The Long Beach Arts District 2nd Saturday Art walk.

Tomorrow, join me for Desert Waters, a group exhibition curated by Sant Khalsa. This show is a Parallel Program to Desert X. The exhibition will be on view through April 13th. 
The Artists' Reception is Sunday, March 12 from 3 - 5 pm at the Marks Art Center in the College of the Desert.

Don't forget about my two person exhibition TRANS curated by Thomas McGovern at 
SPACE Gallery - Claremont 
254 W Bonita Ave, Claremont, CA 91711
With Michelle Cade.
This show runs until March 28TH.  @space_gallery_claremont @marksartcenter @cacttus_lb  @dot.photo #andrewkthompson #michellecade #santkhalsa

#andrewkthompson #michellecade

Tonight! @space_gallery_claremont from 6-9pm #michellecade #andrewkthompson

Our show @space_gallery_claremont made on Art and Cake LA as a must see. Which, of course is true. Come out tomorrow evening from 6-10. https://artandcakela.com/2017/02/20/whats-hot-in-l-a-art-events-you-should-check-out-12/?blogsub=confirming#blog_subscription-3

Hello Friends,

I have a busy week of Inland Empire art happenings to share with you.

This Thursday, March 2nd from 6PM to 8PM, I will be the guest facilitator for the Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art’s Work In Progress Open Crit Night. #WIP at the RAFFMA is open for anyone to participate on a first come first serve basis. Bring your latest creation, work in progress or just an idea for an open group critique at #RAFFMA.

Followed by this Saturday, March 4th opening for TRANS, a two-person exhibition of my artwork with Michelle Cade at SPACE Gallery – Claremont that was curated by Thomas McGovern. I am especially excited about this show because most of the images have never been displayed before and this is an ideal chance for my local friends and family to see my latest photographs. The reception will be from 6PM to 10PM on Saturday but the exhibition will run until March 28th. SPACE Gallery – Claremont is located 254 West Bonita Ave., Claremont CA 91711. If you are interested in a personal guided walkthrough of the show contact me and we can arrange an ideal meeting time.

Thank you for all your support.

Best regards,
Andrew
#andrewkthompson #spacegallery @space_gallery_claremont #michellecade #thomasmcgovern

When you are trying to color correct a file and you see the face of Elvis in the artwork. #elvis #captureone #andrewkthompson #sewnphotography

I can't wait for everyone to see my new work @space_gallery_claremont next Saturday! #andrewkthompson #sewnphotography #color #RA4 #analogphotography

Being productive on a sick day. #andrewkthompson #sewing #sewnphotography #colorphotograph #RA4

Detail of some new work. #andrewkthompson #sewn #sewnphotography #emulsion

#andrewkthompson #sewnphotography #sewnphoto #blackandwhite #fiber

Has anyone seen a light bulb like the one on the left? Could you tell me where to get a replacement? Thank you. #lightbulb #largelightbulb #lights

Having productive family time today. #riverside #womensmarch

It's nice to be placed in between Edward Weston and Alida Fish. @klotzgallery @classicphotosla #andrewkthompson

Stop by Classic Photographs Los Angles after the protests. It's also opening Sunday. #andrewkthompson @klotzgallery booth #21 #classicphotographsla

Hello Friends,

If last weekend wasn’t busy enough, I have even more exciting news to share with you.

My very first solo show Cut, Punctured, Manipulated opens tomorrow, Thursday January 19 at the SRO Photo Gallery at the Texas Tech University School of Art. Please follow this link www.srophotogallery.org for location, hours, and parking information.

Also this weekend, my work will be on display in the Klotz Gallery booth #21 at Classic Photographs Los Angeles. This will be the second time Klotz has shown my work at Classic Photographs LA and I hope to repeat the success we had last year. Classic Photographs LA is located at Bonhams auction house 7601 W. Sunset BLVD CA 90046 and will be open to the public Saturday, January 21st from 11AM – 7PM and Sunday, January 22nd from 11AM – 5PM. Please stop by and say hello if you are in the neighborhood.

Thank you for all your support.

Best regards,
Andrew

@klotzgallery #classicphotographsla #andrewkthompson #klotzgallery #sewnphotography #contemporaryart #losangeles

Visit me at Gallery 1 of 1's booth #206 today between 2 & 3PM. #andrewkthompson #photola #photola2017 @gallery1of1

Hello Friends, 
I am honored and excited to invite you to visit Gallery 1/1 and I at the Photo LA fair this weekend in downtown Los Angeles at The REEF/LA Mart 1933 Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90007. This will be my first appearance as a represented artist in Photo LA and Gallery 1/1 has arranged for a meet and greet with me, starting at 2PM in their booth #206 this Saturday, January 14th. Please stop by for a visit and friendly conversation.

I will also be attending the opening reception tonight and would love to see you there. 
Best regards,
Andrew.  #andrewkthompson #photoLA #gallery1/1 @gallery1of1

Morning project before work. Photo paper turned into proximity drum machine. #andrewkthompson

#andrewkthompson on view this weekend. @gallery1of1 @photolafair #photoLA

Artwork by @sappycheuk 
I have a busy day this Saturday running back and forth between artist talks and noisy rock. Please join me at one of these functions. 
Tomorrow at 3 PM - 5 PM

LAST Projects is proud to present an afternoon of exploration of the fraught and multilayered Los Angeles landscape in the work shown in the group exhibition Los Angeles: Land of the Smokes. The panel discussion will be about the role of the landscape in the visual culture of Los Angeles.

The panel will include art critic and writer Shana Nys Dambrot
and moderator and curator Mario Vasquez
and will include the following artists:

Andrew K Thompson
Franco Castilla
Jaime Becker
Jenny Yurshansky
Julie Orr

The panel discussion will be about the role of the landscape in the visual culture of Los Angeles. The topic will be connected with the current exhibition

Artwork by @sappycheuk I have a busy day this Saturday running back and forth between artist talks and noisy rock. Please join me at one of these functions. Tomorrow at 3 PM - 5 PM LAST Projects is proud to present an afternoon of exploration of the fraught and multilayered Los Angeles landscape in the work shown in the group exhibition Los Angeles: Land of the Smokes. The panel discussion will be about the role of the landscape in the visual culture of Los Angeles. The panel will include art critic and writer Shana Nys Dambrot and moderator and curator Mario Vasquez and will include the following artists: Andrew K Thompson Franco Castilla Jaime Becker Jenny Yurshansky Julie Orr The panel discussion will be about the role of the landscape in the visual culture of Los Angeles. The topic will be connected with the current exhibition "Land of Smokes: Los Angeles and Landscapes" and the work of the following artists: Andrew K. Thompson n, Franco Castilla, Jaime Becker, Jenny Yurshansky Julie Orr, Laida Lertxundi, Sandow Birk , Alice Könitz, and Alika Cooper Tomorrow at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Please join us at SPACE Gallery - Claremont 254 W Bonita Ave, Claremont, CA 91711 at 7:30PM for a live performance by Ak. Ak aka The BHC provides an austere soundtrack to the struggle for redemption and forgiveness in contemporary times — a soundtrack that is not easy for the listener, nor the creator. Amidst the din of noise, heart-felt melodies emerge to deliver a birth of hope from a bed of nihilism. https://thebuddyhollycost.bandcamp.com/ @last_projects @space_gallery_claremont #artisttalk #landofsmokes #noiseperformance

Please join us at SPACE Gallery - Claremont 254 W Bonita Ave, Claremont, CA 91711 at 7:30PM for a live performance by Ak.

Ak provides an austere soundtrack to the struggle for redemption and forgiveness in contemporary times — a soundtrack that is not easy for the listener, nor the creator.  Amidst the din of noise, heart-felt melodies emerge to deliver a birth of hope from a bed of nihilism.

https://thebuddyhollycost.bandcamp.com

#andrewkthompson #sewnphotographs #sewnphotography

#andrewkthompson #sewnphotography #sewnphotographs

Recording light music. #pyshicalcomputing #diyelectronics #automaticcompositions

Empty signs. Subtle stitching. #andrewkthompson #blackandwhitefiberprint #sewnphotography

Meditation on light and sound. #physicalcomputing #andrewkthompson

Tonight at @last_projects.

Do forget. Tomorrow night is a rare noise performance by myself and Andrea Brown at @last_projects. 7 - 10 PM. Also check out the first review of the  Land of Smokes exhibition. https://artandarnold.wordpress.com/2016/12/15/los-angeles-land-of-the-smokes-at-last-projects/

Hell yeah! Front row upgrade. #wwenxt #nxtriverside

Join me this Saturday night at @last_projects for a night of sound performance. #andrewkthompson #Ak #thebhc #sound

#andrewkthompson #sewnphotography #colorphotography #analogphotography

#andrewkthompson #sewnphotography

The sounds of space in silverware. #bareconductive

New work happening. #andrewkthompson

Can I run my hands through you car wash hair? #mercuryrev #abstract

Aunt Eunice's front yard. #andrewkthompson #sewnphotography