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Empathy for Beauty in the 21st Century: Signature Artists of the California Art Club
The nature of beauty has been contemplated for centuries, and this discourse continues as nationally renowned signature artists of the California Art Club share their personal perspectives
June 8-August 17, 2014
Under the Influence of Finance and Fashion: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
The artists and works in this exhibition explore the relationship between economics and consumer culture and reveal the immense impact that socioeconomics has had on the art of the contemporary generation, as well as on our culture at large. This is especially important considering the recent financial crisis and the constant bombardment from the media on luxury, fashion and glamour. The mixed messages felt in the collision of class and culture proves that we are all under the influence of finance and fashion.
December 15, 2013 - February 17, 2014
Artists of "The Collection at Riverpark"
a sampling of art by a selection of artists commissioned to created major public art installations for "The Collection at Riverpark," in Oxnard. Among the artists included are: Susan Stinsmuehlen-Amend, Michael Amescua, Frank Bauer, Frank Romero, Peter Shire, the team of Stephen Schafer and Tyson Cline. The exhibit highlights the artists' series of personal-scaled artworks that held the seeds for their large outdoor installations at “The Collection”, where fine art reshapes the dining and shopping experience.
September 8 - November 24, 2013
Kaleidoscopic Gaze- Christine Morla
Diffusion: Paintings of Blinding Light by Kevin Short
June 9 - August 18, 2013
Edging Reason - Words
An investigation of hand-painted words and phrases by Gary Lang
March 10 - May 19, 2013
Mountains and Sea: California in My Heart
paintings by Zheng Baizhong
The expansive landscapes of California, the Southwest, Tibet and the Himalayas are envisioned in traditional Chinese brush paintings by Zheng Baizhong.
Professor Baizhong, President of the Academy of Chinese Painting, has resided in California and been a visiting lecturer at California State University Los Angeles and Sonoma State University. He has exhibited in: Chicago, Toronto, Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Los Angeles.
December 10, 2012 - February 17, 2013
Emblemata: Paintings by Michael Pearce
Perfectly in harmony with the Carnegie¹s neo-classical architecture, Michael
Pearce¹s dramatic allegorical paintings evoke a dreamlike world populated
by people completely engaged in mysterious tasks. A master of glaze
painting, his expansive paintings convey lightness and air, while remaining
convincing as windows into an alternate universe. They invite interpretation,
mystical reverie and attention.
September 9, 2012 - November 18, 2012
David Gallup- Beneath the Surface: A Closer Look at Our Oceans
Stemming from David Gallup’s six year study of the Channel Islands, the artist will open an exhibit of 40 new paintings focusing on the wildlife and the ocean upon which they depend in Beneath the Surface: A Closer Look at Our Oceans.
June 10 - August 19, 2012
California Art: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
Frederick R. Weisman was a pioneering Los Angeles art collector whose rise as an important patron of the arts paralleled the emergence of the contemporary art scene in Southern California. Featured are works ranging from the 1960s to the present, including diverse movements such as California Pop Art, Hard-Edge Abstraction and Light and Space.
In celebration of Pacific Standard Time
- A Getty Initiative
March 4 - May 20, 2012
Gail Roberts: Entanglement
a recent series of paintings juxtaposing books, text and nests as a vehicle for the artist’s inquiry and commentary on nature, culture, and temporal existence.
bird imagery as metaphor in the paintings and mixed media of Sherry Loehr, Gail Pidduck and Bobbie Moline -Kramer and others
Not so Objective
new ipad paintings of nearly traditional landscapes by Daniel Reder
December 11, 2011 - February 19, 2012
The Brothers Anderson
Benjamin Anderson-Portraits/Sean Anderson-Influential Pigments
Recent paintings by co-curators/owners of Anderson Art Collective, Carpinteria. Recognized for portraiture by the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Benjamin Anderson shares recent portrait commissions. Sean Anderson continues his series connection mass marketing tools with America and its 3rd world counterparts.
APPetite for Digital Art
iPad art creations by workshop participants: Lois Freeman, Shelly Lazarus, Penny Mulloy, Daniel Reder, Suzanne Schechter and Ann Ward
In Focus: The Permanent Collection
a major sampling of California Modernism, California Impressionism and California Latino Art in the permanent collection, including works by Carlos Almaraz, John Valdez, Jack Carr, Peter Kraznow and others.
exhibitions sponsored by The McNish Family in Memory of Juanita McNish
September 11 - November 20, 2011
Splash! liquid energy spattered
Revolving around the action and experience of water, Splash! encompasses pools, beaches, and other watery bodies presented realistically or abstracted.Art in diverse media are included by artists: John Budicin, D.J. Hall, Carolyn Hesse-Low, Margie Livingston, Joel Meyerowitz, Brad Miller, Bobbie Moline-Kramer, Maria Luisa Morando, Elizabeth Patterson, Roxie Ray, Annie Seaton, Blakeney Sanford, Brooke Shaden Bill Sosin, Rich Stich, Adam Thorman, Daena Title, Roger Weik, Daniel Wheeler, John Wimberley, Peter Zokosky and others.
The Wounded Alphabet: A Life in Words and Art
remembering the art of poet George Hitchcock
from the Collection of Jackson Wheeler
June 11- August 21, 2011
A Luminous Land: Selections from the California Art Club
Signature Artists In tribute to a century of stunning plein air painting fostered by the California Art Club, thirty Signature Artists share contemporary landscapes capturing California’s resplendent light. This exhibit is a part of a statewide series at museums and historic sites celebrating the California Art Club’s 100th anniversary.
March 13 -May 22, 2011
Lazos de Sangre / Bloodlines
TrujilloPaumier, Joaquin Trujillo and Brian Paumier, share global, universal truths from California to Mexico to Asia about family, coming-of-age, and home defining architecture. Includes series: Los Niños, Familia y Amigos, La Quinceañera , and a new large-format landscapes.
selections from the permanent collection dealing with mortality,
including works by Michael Dvortcsak, Jeff Gambill and Chuy c/s Rangel
September 11-November 21, 2010
An overview of the paintings and graphics of the Engel brothers--Vince Engel, Robert Engel, and Andy Engel. The brothers, who grew up in Oxnard, have forged diverse and highly successful career paths in the visual arts, making their mark in the fields of advertising, painting, and design.
Dave Fox: Life Imprints
Gifts to the Permanent Collection
June 13- August 22, 2010
Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
The ancients believed that the world consisted of four elements: earth, air, fire and water. Although they have been replaced by modern scientific elements, these four essential states have continued to inspire artists. This exhibit gathers together works of art that reflect on how the four elements continue to have meaning in our lives.
March 14- May 23, 2010
January 30, 2014 - VC Star