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Illogical | Illusion Exhibition begins tomorrow


Abstract painting
“The Neighborhood,” oil on canvas, 11″x14″, signed, framed.

“The Neighborhood” will be unveiled for its first showing at The Atrium Gallery, Ventura, CA, at the Illogical | Illusion Exhibition tomorrow 8am-5pm, Fri, July 12th—Tue, August 20th 2019.  Sixteen or more other artists are scheduled to be showing using this theme.

“Please view Illogical | Illusion as your opportunity to broadly challenge the viewer through manipulation of elements in the picture plane, intriguing composition, content or process and bold choices”  — Ventura County Arts Council.

“The Neighborhood” was conceived in imagination using the fertile class notes of my non-objective teacher, the late Paul M. Scott, himself a student of legendary abstract-expressionist, Hans Hoffman.

“As reality and abstractions intersect, and colors mix on the canvas, the painting begins to take shape, but is transformed into a new work. Specific techniques toward spatial, mostly non‐objective elements are introduced. While things can get a little chaotic, I know the painting will be successful when all the elements work together” — C.W.

“The Neighborhood” was a two-month project, spanning May 3 thru July 8, 2019.  Price is set for $1500.

Reception & Awards Ceremony

The Atrium Gallery
The Atrium Gallery

I invite you to join me and the other exhibition artists for a reception at The Atrium Gallery on  Friday, July 26, 2019, 5:30 – 7:00pm, Ventura County Gvt Ctr, Hall of Administration, 800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA. Cash prizes will be awarded and refreshments provided.

Map to the Atrium Gallery
Map to The Atrium Gallery, Ventura County Government Center, Hall of Administration, 800 S. Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA
Viewing Hours: Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am – 5:00
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