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Opening Reception | Disaster Is My Muse | Annual Juried Exhibition

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Opening Reception | Disaster Is My Muse | Annual Juried Exhibition

Time: August 1, 2015 from 5pm to 8pm
Location: Venice Arts
Street: 1702 Lincoln Blvd
City/Town: Venice
Website or Map: http://www.venicearts.org/ind…
Phone: 310-392-0846
Event Type: gallery, opening
Organized By: Venice Arts
Latest Activity: Jul 9, 2015

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Venice Arts invites you to join us on August 1 for the opening reception of our fourth annual summer juried exhibition, “Disaster Is My Muse.” Taking its name from an Art Speigelman quote, this exhibition explores the ways in which disaster creeps into the everyday, making a once familiar situation uncomfortable, terrifying, or tragic. In this show, 24 artists from around the world showcase their own iterations of unexpected disaster, from the ironic, to the humorous, to the complex and personal.

Reception is from 5-8pm. Admission is free and open to all ages. Refreshments will be served. 

Check out a preview of the exhibition here. 

The show in on view August 1 - September 19, 2015.

Artists in the Exhibition: Ambrose Benedict (Wellington, New Zealand); Jophel Botero Ybiosa (Quezon City, Philippines); Kyle Bravo (New Orleans, LA); Michele Catagnetti (Venice, CA); Karl Child (Poulton-le-Fylde, UK); Robert Franco (Van Nuys, CA); Ernesto M. Gutierrez (Corona, CA); Nancy Kaye (Los Angeles, CA); Clay Lipsky (Los Angeles, CA); Nektarios Markogiannis (Missolonghi, Greece); Dario Mellado (Los Angeles, CA); Wynn Miller (Los Angeles, CA); W. Scott Norton (Los Angeles, CA); Alexis Onofre (Rosemead, CA); Jordan L. Rodgers (Liverpool, UK); Danny Rothenberg (Los Angeles, CA); Marjorie Salvaterra (Los Angeles, CA); Gareth Seigel (Pasadena, CA); Kate Shannon (Mansfield, OH); Issa Sharp (Los Angeles, CA); Bruno Silva (Oporto, Portugal); Amy Stevens (Berks County, PA); Stephanie Sydney (Venice, CA); Brian Van de Wetering (Los Angeles, CA); Sumon Yusuf (Dhaka, Bangladesh) 

Photo credit: Clay Lipsky, "Atomic Overlook"

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