Sunday, November 8, 2009

100 GRAND Reception

I thought I should post some photos of the fabulous Opening Reception that I enjoyed being a part of this past Thursday night for the 100 GRAND group exhibition at Sullivan Goss, which will be on exhibit thru January 31st, 2010. I enjoyed seeing old friends and meeting new ones. Thank you to Frank, Susan and Jeremy and all the hard working folks at Sullivan Goss (who got to hang these 100 paintings, and will get to patch all those holes...) It was a truly fantastic evening. Also, a huge thank you to my friend Fatima who became my personal chauffeur and roommate.

Chauffeur Fatima and myself.

me with friend and fellow exhibitor Adam Normandin (those beautiful train paintings are his).

Some of the participating artists attended. photo courtesy of Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery

Left to right: Guy Diehl, Ian Putnam, Angela Perko, Pamela Enticknap, Robert Redfield, Alia El-Bermani, Tracey Sylvester-Harris, Adam Normandin, John Nava, Susan Bush (Director), Colin Gray, Ken Bortolazzo, Dane Goodman, Robert Townsend, Dave Lefner

Below you can see a sampling of some of the art as hung on the walls (I somehow managed to miss photographing a few walls, sorry to those artists who's work was on these walls). To see more work and a short video click here. Or to see a close up of just my two paintings you can click here.

west wall

southwest corner

east wall

Also exhibiting that night were John Nava in the center gallery and Robert Townsend in the back gallery. Both have created amazing paintings, Nava in oils and Townsend in watercolor on large paper. Nava's paintings have a quiet calm that celebrates the beauty of the figure and local west coastline, while Townsend's depiction of the retro, which appeared meticulous from afar, have a wonderful painterly quality in many areas.

John Nava talking briefly (while in 4th position) about his recent paintings.

A few of John Nava's beautiful Facing West paintings

Robert Townsend's Thiebaud Does Watercolor, from his 'A Pop Mythology' series.

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