Bard Hall Gallery presents an
Art Exhibit featuring Walt Thomas & Carol Minear
RECEPTION: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
7:00 to 8:30 p.m. – Art Discussion Group
SHOW DATES: November 5, 2014 – December 2, 2014
Bard Hall Gallery, First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, 4190 Front Street, Hillcrest, 619-298-9978. Gallery Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm; Sun., 9:30am-12:30pm.
Hall Gallery and The First UU Art Guild cordially invite the public to view the Art
and Exhibit featuring Walt Thomas and Carol Minear from November
5, 2014 through December 2,2014. An Open Gallery and a Reception will be held
for the artists at the Bard Hall Gallery on Tuesday, November 11, 2014
from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to these events where
the artists will be available to discuss their works. Refreshments will be
public is also invited to join the Art Discussion Group Meeting following the
reception from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Discussion group attendees who are
artists, as well as artists interested in exhibiting in Bard Hall, are invited
to bring samples of their current work to share with the group.
Hall Gallery is open to the public Mon.-Fri., 8am-4pm; Sun., 9am-noon.
Bard Hall Gallery is located in the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San
Diego, at 4190 Front Street, in Hillcrest, There is no admissions fee. Free
parking in church ACE parking lot, check-in at the office on weekdays.
and LUMINATIONS - Paintings and Drawings
Opening Reception, November 6, 6-8pm. Exhibit dates October 30 –
December 11 at the LUX Art Institute, Education Pavilion.
My artwork is
the result of lots of gathering. I take textures and geometry from nature,
then reinvent and dissolve them. I find images in dreams and
archetypal mythology. I study plants, colors, and patterns of human
movement. I rely on synesthesia and I allow myself a free hand with the
exploration of images. A lot of my work is simply intuitive. For me
creating art is making an offering to something larger than myself, an
offering to collective human experience or a homage to the mystical and spiritual
aspects of everyday life.
by the concepts of micro and macro as they relate to nature and to human
consciousness. My work often visually documents the movement of a tiny
speck as it grows into a field of pattern. Repetition pulses through the composition
then changes into something new. Matter is balanced with nothingness.
Looming shapes blossom from clouds, and ferocious (or are they playful?)
animals make appearances. Dreams fascinate me, as does Jungian psychology
and the concept of a collective unconscious. I’ve always had an active,
vivid dream life, and images from dreams frequently find their way into my
work. Through art, I seek to strengthen the links between
use ink and gouache on large pieces of watercolor paper. Gouache has
a seductive purity of pigment, and the precision of ink balances bold
colors. Most of my paintings are fairly large – up to three feet by four feet.
Working on this scale allows me to create a sense of atmosphere. jenessagoodman.com.
Visit the LUX Art Institute,Education Pavilion, 1550 El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA.