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UPCOMING SHOW: The Work of Julia Sackett

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Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13th, 2012 6pm – 9pm

Artist Statement:

I see photography as a eulogy of memory, with no distinction between fiction and fact. Using photographic images and antique objects, I accentuate the void between my experience and past experience with acrylic transfers and casting methods. Taking slides of other people’s memories and distorting them over a space raises questions about the seemingly cozy sentimentality of memory and takes nostalgia to a different, more uncanny plane. These histories are inevitably fiction, as the photographic moment exists outside of living time.  Everyone experiences the poignancy of passing time, even when the forgotten moments aren’t even their own.

ARTIST WEBSITE

The exhibition runs October 13th, 2012 – December 1st, 2012

Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

UPCOMING SHOW: “The Major Arcana: Work by Karyn Crisis”

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Opening Reception: Saturday, October 1st, 2011 6pm – 9pm

Artist Bio:

Karyn began oil painting in 2006, after leaving her touring band of 13 years, Crisis.  She has been obsessed with the idea of “inner demon/darkness” as a power source, and with facing it as a process of self-acceptance en route to enlightenment; the inner demon and its role as teacher and guide to empowerment via self-knowledge, forgiveness, and unity for a higher good.

Karyn sees light in dark places.

She has chosen to express, through her art, this dark side, the power within it, and the controversial beauty therein.  She uses archetypes in her paintings and drawings, whose power and beauty have universally been both admired and feared, and whose images have been molded into harmless, quiet, passive or evil symbols, despite their terrifying and benevolent truths: Angels, Witches, and Mythological Women.  Karyn also incorporates her first-hand experience with these beings as a Medium, Clairvoyant, and Seer.

http://www.karyncrisis.net/

The exhibition runs October 1st, 2011 – November 1st, 2011

Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

NEXT SHOW: “Creative Works”: Paintings, Sculpture, & Works on Paper by Shotsie & Kristine Gorman

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Opening Reception: Saturday, August 6th, 2011 7pm – 9pm

The exhibition runs August 6th, 2011 – September 31st, 2011

Normal Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

The Art of Sacred Rose Salon

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SR2 Gallery is proud to present the art of Chad Chesko & Darlene Dibona.  Chad is the newest addition to the Sacred Rose Family, and Darlene and Karen Roze have been friends and colleagues for years!  These are the wonderful people you’ll meet at our new location on Solano Ave, in Albany, CA.  Both artists will be showcasing brand new work!

Opening Reception: Saturday, June 11th, 2011 6pm – 9pm

The exhibition runs June 11th, 2011 – July 31st, 2011

Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

March Opening: Work by Phoebe Fisher

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Phoebe Fisher is an Artist, Illustrator and Art teacher from Chicago Illinois. Her works on paper reflect the psychological experience of imaginary girl/women in contemporary culture. Her work draws heavily from fairy tales, films and fashion photography and illustration, in an effort to create her own personal mythology. Her influences include: Henry Darger, Marlene Dumas, Rita Ackerman, Shary Boyle, Walt Disney, and images and music from popular culture. All of her works on paper are created with: acrylic, watercolor, crayons, glitter and collage.

Opening Reception: Saturday, March 5th, 2011 6pm – 9pm

The exhibition runs March 5th 2011 – March 31st 2011

Gallery Hours: Monday – Sunday 12pm – 8pm

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