No One You Know: Good Work by Artists You've Never Heard Of
Exhibition Run: March 22-29, 2014
Opening Reception: 5-9PM, March 22
Informal Closing Reception: 6-8PM, March 29
Gallery Hours: 11-4PM, Wednesday-Saturday*
Five starving artists from Southern California, all trained in classical realism, branch out into their own creative methods. Show includes painting, sculpture, drawing, taxidermy, and street art. Work by Gloria Rivera, Trace Mendoza, Emily Geiger, Alex Eng, and Ry Beloin. Curated by Ry Beloin.
Ry utilized non-profit Space4Art's gallery as an opportunity to invite skilled working artists to just create--without concerns for salability or institutional approval. The tongue-in-cheek show title "No one you know" is also literally appropriate; all the artists in the show are talented, young, and virtually unknown. All the participating artists are graduates of LCAD (an atelier-style art school with a heavy emphasis on French-academy-style realism) and push themselves beyond this precision-based training in traditional media into more contemporary conceptual realms.
Meet the artists and connect: NoOneYouKnow.webs.com
*Click here to message the artists to set a viewing appointment outside of regular gallery hours.