The Museum of Ventura County exhibited new acrylic paintings by Erik ReeL last Friday evening at The Tool Room @ Bell Arts Factory. The show feature works from his most recent series, Rebar. This exhibition continues ReeL's exploration of mark-making and its relationships to signification. The rebar motif is a loosely defined metaphor for the strength at the core of meaning, something inside and hidden within the concrete.
Society 805 once again excited to have been a part of covering this season's Fashion Week LA. This season we were fortunate to have EDGExpo's Rhonda Hill review some of the collections for us. We have compiled a list of designers and shows, just click on the links and it will take you to the designers collection or stroll down the page.
On Saturday September 20th, Studio Channel Islands Art Center presented Art à la Mode, a celebration of art with gourmet dinner by Chef Jason Collis of Plated Events. The evenings honorees were visionaries and founders J. Handel & Carol Evans with the 2014 Medici Award. The evening entertainment featured a musical performance by Canadian Guitarist Kevin Enstrom. This amazing event was held at the Blackboard Gallery at Studio Channel Islands Art Center.
This past Saturday Pacific Pride Foundation held their first Royal Ball, benefitting the organization’s programs and services, which was completely sold out two weeks prior to the event at the Coral Casino/La Pacifica Ballroom at The Four Seasons Biltmore Resort in Montecito.
Ian Bankhead, a senior at Laguna Blanca School and a member of the Santa Barbara Youth Symphony, who had the honor of playing with the Santa Barbara Symphony for its May concerts.
Hospice of Santa Barbara recently held a recognition reception for members of their Heart of Hospice sustaining donor program. The event was held on the front lawn of Hospice of Santa Barbara on the Riviera.
It was a warm and lovely spring evening last Saturday night when The Working Artist Ventura presented two artists who have been instrumental in the recent West Side and Ventura Avenue arts revival, Erik ReeL and Nash Rightmer. The opening had a steady flow of art lovers throughout the evening.