San Diego Museum Artist Guild Show
I would personally like to invite you to the opening
reception of the show “Contemporary Expressionism - The Creative Spirit” at the
Lyceum Theatre Gallery at the Horton Plaza, which will be this coming Friday
evening, Sept 13th. I would love to see you there!
I was notified my piece “Battlefield” won an honorable mention
award from the Juror, Derrick Cartwright, so that makes the night even more
Thank you all for your support in my artistic endeavors .
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Most important thing to know- GPS does
not take you to the parking garage!
the Horton Plaza Parking Garage entrance
is at 4th Avenue and F Street. After you park,
Enter the mall, turn right and make your
way down to the street level; The Lyceum Gallery is at the sunken entrance
opposite the taxi stand, next to Starbucks.
Contemporary Expressionism - The Creative Spirit
reception and awards presentation:
5-8 PM, free
presented at 6 PM. I plan on being at the exhibition from 5-7 PM. Please let me
know if you plan to come later as I wouldn’t want to miss you! My cell is
Gallery, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA
dates: Sept 7 - Oct 13 2013
Derrick Cartwright was director of The San Diego Museum of
Art from 2004 to 2009, when he left to take the director position at the
Seattle Art Museum. Cartwright holds art history degrees from UC Berkeley, UCLA
and the University of Michigan and has taught at UC Berkeley, Dartmouth College
(where he was director of the Hood Museum of Art), UC San Diego and USD. He has
also led major art institutions in Giverny, France, in Hanover, New Hampshire,
San Diego, and Seattle before returning to USD in the fall of 2012 to fill a
newly created position as Director of University Galleries and Professor of
Practice. Cartwright has published dozens of scholarly articles and catalogue
essays about American painting, sculpture, photography, Franco-American
Cultural Exchange, and contemporary issues in American art museums.
conjunction with the play A Weekend with Pablo Picasso, the
San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild presents the juried exhibition
Contemporary Expressionism: The Creative Spirit at
Lyceum Gallery, San Diego, California.
focusing on the internal world of emotion and spirituality, or on identity and
protest, Expressionism has many faces. This exhibition seeks to explore
the many different approaches to this fascinating form of art-making.
term Expressionism was first applied to the Parisian painting that followed
Post-Impressionism at the turn of the 19th century. Throughout the 20th
century, Expressionism was applied to various figurative and abstract
movements, from the German Expressionists, to Picasso and the Cubists, to
Abstract Expressionism, Art Informal, Bay Area Figuration, and
the exhibition online