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April Exhibitions 04/04-04/28


Atelier Gallery

Portrait Art - Jie Gao

Artist Reception: Friday, April 13, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm

Jie Gao's faceted and fractured brushwork reflects the complex realities of each of his sitters. Gao's carefully layered brushwork and dramatic lighting coupled attempts to capture the unbridled energy of his patrons who, although seated and posed, remain emotionally charged.

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625 Sutter Gallery

Boredom - Kai Wai Wong

Artist Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm

Kai Wai Wong's photographic series Boredom takes mundane and overlooked moments of daily life as its subject. Wong uses uneventful subjects--molding fruit, buttered toast--to experiment with diverse photographic techniques, spotlighting the dull in unexpected and aesthetically pleasing ways. 

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Body Distorted_GerardSantiago (2)

688 Sutter Gallery

Body Distorted - Gerard Santiago 

Gerard Santiago's photography series, Body Distorted, is an homage to the delicate intricacy of the human body. By photographing abstract poses in dramtic lighting, Santiago draws attention to the body's durability and grace while challenging viewers to decipher the tangle of limbs before them.

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Cannery Suite 106

Eventide - Nicholas Shirley

Artist Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm

Nicholas Shirley's work calls attention to the expansive beauty of the night sky. Through his photography, Shirley hopes to draw attention to light pollution that is rapidly obscuring the natural views he captures and to inspire appreciation and curiosity for the "the vanishing starlight of the rural night sky."    

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Sangwon Son, Giraffe Two, 2017; bronze on stainless steel, 30 x 18 x 35 in, photo courtesy of artist (2)

Cannery Suite 110

The Bronze Show - Sangwon Son

Artist Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm

Sangwon Son presents an oeuvre of his bronze work exploring the diverse forms and textures that can be manipulated from the metal. Bronze is his medium of choice due to its longevity and evolutionary nature allowing it to gracefully age in any setting.  

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Gomez_Under the Apple Tree

Cannery Suite 112

Resurrecting the Feminine - Georgesse Gomez

Artist Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 5:30-7:30pm

Georgesse Gomez uses impressionistic brushwork and warm hues to capture peaceful moments of leisure. Gomez aims to inspire self-reflection and bring a sensation of zen to her viewers.

"The naturally occurring seasons of Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer are evidenced as the backdrop to many of my paintings. They are a subtle and symbolic reference to the seasons of life." -Georgesse Gomez

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435 Jefferson Gallery

Triptych - MFA Jewelry & Metal Arts Group Show

Featuring the captivating works of MFA graduates, Rita Hsing, Xiaoxin Hu, and Jeanne Oh, Triptych, pushes the boundaries of jewlery. 

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