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piece from Brett Weidlich and performed by VCBC’s DAnce ART as projections of paintings by ArtWalk Artist of Distinctionand FOTM-documented painter Gerd Koch bathe the dancers in expressionistic color and texture. Providing the music forthe performance will be two-time Grammy-nominated international composer and pianist Miguel del Aguila, who willpremiere “Silence,” his newest composition for piano and violin which he will perform with celebrated violinist Yue Deng.Attendees will also enjoy an art exhibition featuring artists’ works that have been documented in the FOTM program that willbe showcased throughout the weekend, as well as a live auction featuring Granata’s exquisite photographs of the dancersand other unique items. All proceeds from the event will benefit FOTM’s educational outreach programs. “This uniqueperformance embodies everything the ArtWalk represents – world-class artistry at its finest,” Granata said. “We’re so proudto showcase this unique alliance of extraordinary artists with the unmatched talents of our international musicians.‘Convergence’ will be an affair to remember.”Fox Fine Jewelry • 210 E Main St Ventura • M-Th 10:30-6 F/Sa 10:30-8• Debbie Fox 805.652.1800 Debbie@FoxFineJewelry.comFox Fine Jewelry and Red Brick Gallery exhibitsFor a second time, Red Brick Gallery and Fox FineJewelry are having a joint art promotion. SusanColla, Mary-Jo Murphy and Norm Reddick willdisplay their art in a show “Artists Untamed” at FoxFine Jewelry from May 16 through July 6. SusanColla’s love of black and white photography andher skill with pencils enabled her to do detailedrealistic work based on photographs (see “ThinkingIt Over” right). Mary-Jo Murphy attended the Academy of Art in SanFrancisco. Inspired by the joy of watching her pets and their expressive faces, her work (see “Lion Around” left) has evolvedto include wild animals and other subjects. Norm Reddick’s stone carving (see his “Art Deco Swam” above right) is a mix ofthe two influences: building and carving.Red Brick Gallery315 E Main St Ventura, CA 93001 • 805.643.6400 • http://www.redbrickart.com/M–F 11 am–6 pm Sa 10 am–8 pm Su 11 am–5 pm • Contact: Jen Livia, Red Brick GalleryJen@RedBrickArt.com info@redbrickart.com 805.643.6400"Two galleries, two openings, one night" Art Show May 7-June 25Walk into a whimsical and dreamy world of works combining reality and the imagined with Red Brick gallery’s newest show“Enchanted.” This show features the oil paintings of Marylyn English; the impressionistic light study photography of DiegoCameron and Jim Martin; Acrylic Creations of Marco Aguilar, Tim Laski, Jen Livia, Gerald Zwers and watercolors of JoeCibere and Phyllis Gubins among many other creative artists. Attached is Vista 3, Lake Country Oil on Canvas by MarylynEnglishGreen Art PeopleExecutive Director Lisbet Frey GreenArtPeople@Live.com •805.729.2361 • 805.729.6107 •140b NorthVentura Ave • Ventura 93002 • www.GreenArtPeople.com •http://www.facebook.com/green.a.people• Free Weekly “Short Attention Span Theater” music and art on Wednesdays 7-10 pm3


• GAP Art Supply Re-Use Store hours; 11 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday, furnishes low cost art materials to the community andfree art materials to teachers and children in the Ventura school system.• This grassroots non-profit uses local resources to enrich the our community through art, music, creativity & conservationArt Displays display at City Clerk's OfficeThe City Clerk’s Office, Room 204, 501 Poli Street in Ventura, in partnership with theCity of Ventura Public Art Program, recently installed a new tracking system forprofessional display of works by outstanding local artists. “We hope to provide this newrotating venue as a welcome addition to the Municipal Art Collection’s permanentexhibits at City Hall to recognize and promote our local artists,” said City Clerk CynthiaM. Rodriguez, MMC. Artists wishing to be considered for the City Clerk’s gallery spaceshould contact 805.658.4787 or cclerk@ci.ventura.ca.us.Ojai Art Center Photo Exhibition: SMALL IS THE NEW BIGA Photography Exhibit at the Ojai Center for the Arts June 1 through June 26SMALL IS THE NEW BIG is the theme of this year’s photography exhibition at the Ojai Center for the Arts. The tenth annualjuried show will explore the potential of the small photographic print. The show opens June 1 and runs through June 26,2013. Last year more than 50 works by nearly as many photographers were displayed at the Art Center. As many guestshave commented. . ."this show gets better every year . . . images are thought provoking . . . high quality, professionallydisplayed . . . well worth our time." This year we expect that more artists will compete to have one or more of their works inthe show. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 12 noon to 4 PM. Admission is free. There will be a receptionSunday, June 2 from 1 to 3 PM. Refreshments will be served. The Art Center is located in downtown Ojai at 113 SouthMontgomery Street. Please visit the Art Center website at http://www.ojaiartcenter.org/photography/ for more information.Paint Ventura www.PaintVentura.comPaint Ventura’s 5th free creative adventures in Downtown Ventura featuring a variety of pleinair artists creating, selling and teaching in downtown Ventura. Each day most events are FREEto the public and we are encouraging people of all ages to visually explore historic DowntownVentura’s art scene and a variety of California creative individuals. Paint Ventura was createdby Red Brick Gallery to promote the local artists and their art while encouraging people toactivate the streets of Downtown. For more information please check the web-sitewww.PaintVentura.com or call Red Brick Gallery 805-643-6400.San Buenaventura Artists' Union Gallery805.648-7544 or 805.643.3012 Gallery currently on hiatushttps://www.facebook.com/venturaartistsunion/info643 Project Space643 A Project Space • 643 N Ventura Ave • Ventura • Th 5-7 pm Sat 2-4 pminfo@643projectspace.com http://www.643projectspace.com/ • ErikReeL’sstudio • www.erikreel.com • erik@erikreel.com • 805.628.3998 • Catalogof theartist’s work is now available with text by Jae Carlsson [ArtDish.com,4


ArtForum] • Image (above): “Tabula Rasa” Erik ReeL, acrylic painting on paper, 30 x 22 inchesStoneworks Studios • corner of Park Row & Wall Street •300 N Ventura Ave • Ventura • corner of Park Row & Wall St • 805.643.5431 •cavedavestylerite@earthlink.netStudio 1317 • Ceramics, Sculpture, Community1317 N Ventura Ave Ventura • 818.554.9819• studio1317@gmail.com• http://www.studio1317.com/Lynn Creighton and Larry Bryant’s studioFirst Fridays gallery crawl with refreshments and music and guest artistsSylvia White Gallery1783 E Main St Ventura • www.artadvice.com •805.643.83006 th Summer Juried Show: Solo Exhibition OpportunityDeadline June 30 through the CaFÉ online application at www.CallForEntry.org. In addition to the group show, threeartists will be invited to have concurrent solo exhibitions at the Sylvia White Gallery in July 2014.Thousand Oaks Community Gallery May Art Show and Sale – May 4-29Arts Council of the Conejo Valley • info@conejoarts.org • 805.381.1244• 2331A Borchard Rd in Newbury Park next to the libraryArtists display their best work in art, jewelry and clothing for cash prizes.Ventura Botanical Gardens• P.O. Box 3127 • Ventura, CA 93006-3127 •http://www.venturabotanicalgardens.com/info@venturabotanicalgardens.com •membership@venturabotanicalgardens.comvolunteer@venturabotanicalgardens.com •media/marketingbbrown@bbmd-inc.com• Walk Grant Park 4th Saturdays 10 am to noon every month except April and DecExercise, explore, and appreciate the spectacular views of Grant Park and the MasterVision Plan for the Gardens with members of the BVG board during a two-hour walk. Meet in theupper parking lot behind City Hall, 501 Poli St. Wear comfortable walking shoes, hat and sunprotection and bring water and a litterbag if you would like to help clean up along the way. Inviteyour friends, family, and neighbors! http://www.venturabotanicalgardens.com/walk-grantpark.html•Sponsor our Foot by Foot campaign ($50) at https://secure.acceptiva.com/?cst=1e16195


ZanZilla Yoga Studios Emerald Gallery• 2750 E Main St # F Ventura 805.890.4863 • www.zanzillasyoga.comArtists wishing to show in the gallery may contact Zan Ferris RES-CPTpeacefulchimp@hotmail.comCinemark “Exhibition Great Art on Screen” Film Series•Century Riverpark 16 2766 Seaglass Way Oxnardhttp://www.cinemark.com/theatre-detail.aspx?node_id=78238Screenings of live and encore opera and ballet performances, music concerts, vintage films and “great art on screen.”• June 27 @ 7:30 pm Exhibition Great Art on Screen “Munch 150”Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Edvard Munch (1863-1944), painter of “The Scream,”through exhibits captured on screen from the National Museum and the Munch Museum, both inOslo, with behind-the-scenes exhibition footage, a tour of Norway and in-depth biography of thistowering figure of modern art.• Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm Exhibition Great Art on Screen “Vermeer”The National Gallery, London, is offering a major exhibition on one of the moststartling and fascinating artists of all-time, Johannes Vermeer, most popularlyknown as the painter of “The Girl with a Pearl Earring.” Vermeer painted littlemore than 30 works that still exist, and the National Gallery has chosen to focus on his art in relation tomusic. The event goes beyond the exhibition to tell the entire story of Vermeer's life and, in doing so,shows in detail many other of the artist's great works. The program will suit the wide audience whoadore Vermeer's work and who want both to see it in detail and to learn more about this mysterious,fascinating man.7

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