Gallery 113 February Show has “Quarks: A Family Portrait” (not to be missed, the title alone should make you want to see this), and “Pier”. Gallery 113 is located on State Street in Santa Barbara.
My solo show “Art with Attitude” is on display throughout February in the Faulkner Gallery East Room. Seventeen major paintings are on display, including “Kokopelli”, “Minimal Sun”, “Power Play”, and “Jack’s Space”. These recent paintings are lighter than previous work, open up the canvas, and let the art breathe. The Faulkner is open daily and is located in the SB Public Library building.
I will be on site Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3 to 5 pm.
Please come by anytime during the month of February, the gallery is open daily 9 to 5. The opening reception is First Thursday, February 6, from 5 to 8 pm.
The Abstract Eight opened its first show – of many I am confident – to good reviews. The exhibition, “Purely Abstract” was curated by Susan Tibbles and was held from January 10 to February 8, 2014, at the SB Tennis Club Gallery. “Three Days in the Desert”, “Fred and Ginger”, and “Stiff” were my entries. The Abstract Eight is a new group of abstract artists in Santa Barbara who plan on exhibiting together throughout the upcoming years. Members include Karen Pendergrass, Maria Miller, Scott Miller, and Sara Lytle.
Gallery 113’s January Show included “Revisiting Vincent’s Wheat Field”, and “After Elvis Left the Building”.
The Carpinteria Valley Arts Council’s Gallery 855 exhibition “Bon Appetit” is on display during January to the end of February of 2014; Tony Askew juried in my painting “New York City Bistro, c. 1970”. This show is a very tasty treat.
The Abstract Art Collective’s “Holiday Show” was held during December and January at the College of Law on Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. Susan Bush, Curator of Contemporary Art at Sullivan Goss, juried in my painting “Swirling Universe (Side View)”, and awarded it Second Place in the exhibition.
The SBAA’s December Show at the Faulkner included “Kadinsky’s Nephew”, and “Monet’s Niece” – genetically unrelated paintings, of course.
Gallery 113’s December Show included “Inside NASA HQ”, and “Angel Wings”.
The SB Tennis Club Gallery, curated by Susan Tibbles, had a November to December exhibition entitled “Angels”, in which my painting “Michael and Gabriel” was displayed.
The SB Sculpture’s Guild September Show at the Faulkner was juried by Nathan Vonk, Curator of Sculpture for Sullivan Goss and accepted three paintings, including “The Weight of Mercy” and “If Only Elpis Had Escaped Pandora’s Box”.
Through September into November, the SBAA exhibited at the Bronfman Jewish Community Center in Santa Barbara, and jurist Mike Eliason accepted “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea”.
Four paintings were on display at the Bacara Resort over the Labor Day weekend in Goleta for the Abstract Art Collective’s 8 x 8 Show, including “Everything Japanese” and “Telling Secrets”.
The SBAA September Show at Gallery 113 displayed “Passionate Dancers” and “Escape of the Origami”.
Rick will have his painting “Filled with Desire” in ArtPrize, perhaps the largest art exhibition in the country feturing hundreds of artists at dozens of venues, held in Grand Rapids, MI, from September 15th through October 3rd, 2013. The work will be on display at Pub 43, 43 Division Ave S, in the heart of downtown.
The Carpinteria Valley Art Association’s first summer show “Free Spirit” will be open at Gallery 855, 855 Linden Avenue in Carpinteria, from June 7th through July 29th, with the reception being held June 15th from 4-6pm at Gallery 855. The jurist was Karen Browdy, teacher, artist, and one of the founders of the Step One Gallery.
My painting “Climax” is on display.
The Santa Barbara Tennis Club’s prestigious annual juried show this year is called “Twins” and runs from June 14th through July 5th at the SB Tennis Club, 2375 Foothill Road in Santa Barbara. The opening reception is June 14th from 5:30 to 7:30. The jurist was Susan Bush, a Curator of Contemporary Art the Sullivan Goss Gallery.
My painting “Life Journey of Twins” will be on exhibit.
The SBAA’s June show at Gallery 113, 1114 State Street #8, in Santa Barbara has two of my paintings,
“Energies of Twins”.
The Santa Barbara Art Association’s Summer Exhibition at the Meisel Gallery runs from May 17 through August 9 at the Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital, 2415 De La Vina in Santa Barbara. The jurist was Thomas Van Stein.
My painting “Molly and Leopold Bloom” won Honorable Mention.
The Abstract Art Collective’s show “Pathways” at the Jewish Federation Center runs from May 9 through August 14, located at 524 Chapala Street in Santa Barbara. The show was juried by Peggy Ferris and includes three of my paintings:
“Crazy Joey’s Table Umberto’s Clam House Little Italy April 7 1972 Just After 5AM”,
“The Power of Lipstick aka Burst”, and
“An Idea in Steve Jobs’ Head Circa 1975”.
FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH OF MAY I WILL HAVE MY FIRST MAJOR SHOW at Gallery 113 on State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. The opening reception will be Thursday, May 2, from 5 to 8; there will be a PRIVATE RECEPTION on Thursday, May 16, from 5 to 8 as well. The show includes almost all new pieces, ranging from the sensuous “Love Once Forbidden” and “Strong Beautiful Woman” to engaging thought provoking pieces such as “Tears of Time” and “Meet Me in Cyberspace”. Though barely opened, the show has already received favorable reviews from fellow artists. Please come by and take a look!
My painting “The Divine Considers Creating an Accident” is on display in Carpinteria at Gallery 855 in the Carpinteria Valley Art Council’s “Metamorphosis” Exhibit. The show was curated by Susan Bush, the Curator of Contemporary Art at the Sullivan Goss Gallery in Santa Barbara. The exhibit is open through the first week in May.
I have two paintings in the February-March 2013 show of the Carpinteria Valley Art Association‘s February/March exhibition “Space” which was juried by the esteemed artist Jill Sattler. Both paintings, “Fukushima, Nagasaki, Hiroshima” and “Ghosts of Sand Creek” point my work in exciting new directions.
I have one painting at the Faulkner Gallery in the Santa Barbara Library building which is open every day for viewing. This is the SBAA’s February exhibit and was juried by Canadian artist Gaye Adams. The painting “During the Hurricane” continues a new direction in my work.